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Ronnie Wood is honoured with the Freedom of the City of London

Ronnie Wood is honoured with the Freedom of the City of London

Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood has been honoured with the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of his providers to music. 

The musician, 73, has obtained the accolade which is provided by the City of London Company to rejoice a big achievement inside a specific business.   

In an announcement the rocker stated that the award has made his theatre producer spouse Sally, 42, and their twin ladies Gracie Jane and Alice Rose, each 4, ‘very proud’. 

Success: Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood has been honoured with the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of his services to music

Success: Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood has been honoured with the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of his providers to music

Ronnie’s profitable music profession has spanned over 5 a long time the place he grew to become a member of the Rolling Stones from 1975 onwards, in addition to being half of the bands Faces and the Jeff Beck Group.  

Talking of the recognition, Ronnie stated: ‘My Lord Mayor, Lord Chamberlain, Women and Gents, I’m humbled and honoured to obtain the Freedom of the City of London. 

‘As a baby, I noticed the metropolis from the canals and over the years I’ve seen it from many various views. 

Star: The musician, 73, has received the accolade which is offered by the City of London Corporation to celebrate a significant achievement within a particular industry (pictured in 1982)

Star: The musician, 73, has obtained the accolade which is provided by the City of London Company to rejoice a big achievement inside a specific business (pictured in 1982) 

‘Regardless of my profession in music and artwork taking me throughout the world, I’m by no means happier than when coming house to this nice metropolis the place I used to be born. 

‘It is a beautiful shock to be recognised with this award and it has made me, Sally, and my twin ladies Alice and Gracie very proud.

‘I very a lot hope to return and meet you in particular person at the Guildhall when circumstances enable.’

Icons: Ronnie formed part of the rock band the Rolling Stones along with bandmates Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts

Icons: Ronnie shaped half of the rock band the Rolling Stones alongside with bandmates Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts

Different stars who’ve obtained the honour are actress Dame Judi Dench, actress Joan Collins, singer Bob Geldof and actor Colin Firth. 

Ronnie shaped half of the rock band the Rolling Stones alongside with bandmates Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts.  

The band’s official Twitter web page tweeted him after the blissful information, writing: ‘Congratulations to @ronniewood who was honoured with the Freedom of the City of London!’

Usually those that obtain the recognition are given a plaque at a ceremony at the Guildhall in London however Ronnie’s did not go forward attributable to coronavirus restrictions. 

Proud: The band's official Twitter page tweeted him after the happy news, writing: 'Congratulations to @ronniewood who was honoured with the Freedom of the City of London!'

Proud: The band’s official Twitter web page tweeted him after the blissful information, writing: ‘Congratulations to @ronniewood who was honoured with the Freedom of the City of London!’

Actress Dame Judi Dench

Actress Joan Collins

Achievement: Different stars who’ve obtained the honour are actress Dame Judi Dench (left), actress Joan Collins (proper), singer Bob Geldof and actor Colin Firth

In his private life, Ronnie was married to Jo Wood for 26 years earlier than their separation and subsequent divorce in 2011. 

The previous couple are dad and mom to 3 kids; Leah, 41, an completed singer, Jamie, 45, and Tyrone, 36.   

Ronnie married actress and producer Sally, his third spouse, in 2012. The couple welcomed twin daughters Gracie and Alice, 4, in 2016.  

Family: In a statement the rocker said that the award has made his theatre producer wife Sally, 42, (pictured together) and their twin girls Gracie Jane and Alice Rose, both four, 'very proud'

Household: In an announcement the rocker stated that the award has made his theatre producer spouse Sally, 42, (pictured collectively) and their twin ladies Gracie Jane and Alice Rose, each 4, ‘very proud’

The rocker and his new spouse Sally first met simply over a decade in the past, when she was working at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, and Ronnie was nonetheless married to second spouse Jo.

The couple wed in an intimate ceremony at the Dorchester Lodge in London in December 2011 after a six-month romance, with Rod Stewart serving as the groom’s greatest man.

On increasing their household, brunette magnificence Sally stated in an interview with The Mirror newspaper: ‘I would like to have twins once more.

‘We would be very blissful if extra arrive. Twins are a lot simpler as a result of they play collectively. Twins once more after which we have now double every thing. We’re good to go. I am 40 now however you by no means know.’

Exes: Ronnie was married to Jo Wood for 26 years before their separation and subsequent divorce in 2011

Exes: Ronnie was married to Jo Wood for 26 years earlier than their separation and subsequent divorce in 2011

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