Keith Richards / Facebook
Keith Richards / Facebook

Keith Richards has a lot to celebrate. Not only was his Birthday yesterday the 18th but he also got to celebrate a special event with his lovely wife. 

Yesterday Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones turned the big 7-0 ... didn't think he'd make it this far, huh? Well, he surprised us and I'm pretty sure himself too. (Even Jagger turned 70 back in August.)

Apart from celebrating his 70th Birthday, he also got to celebrate his 30th Wedding Anniversary (How cool is that, he got married on his 40th birthday, that must've been quite the bash!) with former model Patti Hansen whom he has 2 daughters with. They met back in 1979 and tied the knot in 1983.

Richards, known for his trademark bandana and wrinkled face by years of hard partying and struggles with addiction is now a grandfather of 4 and a known avid reader who is just fascinated with history. He even owns an extensive library. In 2010, he stated that he yearns to be a librarian.

On February 21st, Richards will hit the road with Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood and special guest Mick Taylor (who played with the group from 69-74) on its "14 on Fire" tour that debuts in Abu Dhabi.

A little trivia for you, Richards met Jagger on a train and formed The Rolling Stones in 1962. The Stones along with The Beatles revolutianized music in the 60s ... and still going strong!!


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