Sir Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942, Liverpool, UK) first came to fame as a singer, guitarist and songwriter in the 1960s pop group the Beatles. Paul formed the rock band Wings in 1970, which went on to have a series of hit songs. In the 1980s, he developed a solo career and has collaborated with other artists including Michael Jackson and Elvis Costello. He continues to record popular music to this day.
Paul McCartney married a divorcee, Linda Louise Eastman, a successful photographer. Linda had a daughter, Heather McCartney, from her first marriage. Together, Linda and Paul had another two daughters, Mary McCartney and Stella McCartney plus one son, James McCartney. On 17 April 1998 Linda died. Paul married Heather Mills in June 2002. Their daughter, Beatrice Milly McCartney, was born in October 2003. In 2006, Paul and Heather announced they would split up and filed for divorce.