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Rob Thomas Biography

Birth Name:
Robert Kelly Thomas
Birth Place:
Landstuhl, West Germany
Singer, songwriter

Fast Facts

  • Was born on an American military base in Germany and grew up in South Carolina and Florida
  • Named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by People magazine
  • Received three Grammy awards for his chart-topping collaboration with Carlos Santana on "Smooth," a song he cowrote as a love song to his wife, Marisol
  • Won the Songwriters Hall of Fame's premiere Starlight Award in 2004
  • Established the Sidewalk Angels Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to people and animals in need


  • Bill Thomas -- Father
  • Melissa -- Half Sister
  • Mamie Thomas -- Mother
  • Maison Avery William Thomas -- Son
  • Marisol Maldonado Thomas -- Wife