Jack White has become a married man after an extremely brief engagement. White, the frontman for now-defunct White Stripes made a proposal to Olivia Jean (a fellow singer-songwriter) on stage at the Masonic TempleDetroit solo concert. White was famous for arranging the wedding on the same stage. It helped to stop foreclosure2013
As recounted in The Detroit NewsJean, 32, was invited by White (46), to assist him in singing the White Stripes Song. “Hotel Yorba.”White interrupted the duet halfway through and told Jean that he had a question for her before asking. “Will you marry me?”He presented her with a ring. He obliged and quickly returned to the song, delivering the perfect line of “Let’s get married.”
White and his backing band stopped after the song and returned for an encore. But the sold-out crowd was able to hear more from the rock legend who is also well known for his work as The Raconteurs or The Dead Weather. Jean was also back on the stage, and White said, “It’s been such a great day, mind if we get married right now?”White’s mother, Teresa Gillis, and Jean Markel’s father Brent Markel joined Jean and Jean on the stage. Their backing bands and Third Man Records cofounder Ben Swank also joined them. Swank officiated, per WXYZApparently, he used the line “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life”From the Prince song “Let’s Go Crazy”In the ceremony.
White and The Raconteurs closed the show. “Steady as She Goes”The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army.”He ended the night by telling his audience, “God bless you Detroit. What a day!”
White’s hometown show was also the launch point for the Supply Chain Issues TourThis is in support of His new album is now available. Fear of the Dawn. The record includes singles like “Taking Me Back”And “Hi-De-Ho,”Published Friday. White was released earlier in the day. The National Anthem was performedComerica park for the Detroit Tigers’ Opening Day Game against the Chicago White Sox
Jean began his career in the music industry as the lead vocal of the group Jean Jean. The Black BellesWhite’s Third Man Records signed a witch-themed group, called. The group released an album titled Self in 2011 and made headlines.A collaboration with Stephen ColbertA special edition of The Colbert Report. Jean released two solo albums via Third Man in 2014 and 2015. Bathtub Love KillingsThe 2019 Year in Review Night Owl
White is now in his third marriage. White was married to Meg White, a White Stripes bandmate from 1996 to 2000, and Karen Elson, a model and musician from 2005 to 2011.