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Full NameJim Mac
First NameJim
Last NameMac
ProfessionCelebrity Parent
NationalityBritish
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeCancer
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAngela Lucia Williams
No Of Children3
Date of BirthJuly 7,1902
Age119 years

Jim Mac was famous as a celebrity father. He was the father of a successful musician and composer, Paul McCartney, who is recognized worldwide as The Beatles’s co-lead vocalist and bassist. 

Influence on his son Paul 

Paul credits his father having a significant influence in his life. Jim, who was himself musically-talented used to lead a band named Mac’s Jazz Band in the 1920s as a trumpet player and Pianist. 

He inspired his son towards his musical career and encouraged him to take a music class.

Jim Mac with his son Paul McCartney
Jim Mac with his son Paul McCartney. Source: YouTube

Marriage

Jim was married to his wife Mary Mohin, a nursing sister at Walton Hospital. He first met her in June 1940 at his sister Jin’s house. They fell in love and took a vow on 15th April 1941

At the time of marriage, Jim was 38 while Mary was 31. At 28, he was promoted to a cotton salesman from a Cotton Exchange sample boy. 

He formed his band towards the end of the first World War, which came to an end in World War II. 

He worked as a lathe operator at Napier’s munitions factory, which was specialized in building Sabre aircraft engines after the Cotton Exchange came to a halt during the Second World War.

Jim was a former protestant who had turned agnostic, but his wife Mary had the Catholic faith. Therefore they wed in a religious ceremony at St. Swithin’s Roman Catholic Chapel, Gill Moss, in front of close friends and family.

Completely traumatized after the death of his wife

Jim was utterly traumatized after the death of his wife. A supportive wife and a doting mother passed away on 31st October 1956 from an embolism as a complication of breast cancer surgery. 

She was a primary wage earner in the family after Jim’s job at Napier came to an end. Though Jim was working at the Liverpool Corporation cleansing department, his pay was low. 

Jim Mac with his first wife Mary McCartney and kids Paul McCartney and Mike McCarthy
Jim Mac with his first wife Mary McCartney and kids Paul McCartney and Mike McCarthy. Source: Pinterest

Even after a cancer diagnosis, she was still working hard, which often led to her trouble breathing; at that time, Paul was only 14. Jim played the role of father and mother to his sons after the death of his beloved wife.

Remarried his second wife

Jim remarried at the age of 61 to his second wife, Angela Lucia Williams. She was a widow and was 28 years younger than him. 

She was a mother to her five-year-old daughter Ruth McCartney to whom Jim adopted. They married on 24th November 1964 at St. Bridget’s Church in Carrog, North Wales

His wife Angela, who goes by Angie, is the owner and founder of McCartney Multimedia. They were inseparable until his death. 

Jim Mac with his second wife Angela Lucia Williams and daughter Ruth McCartney
Jim Mac with his second wife Angela Lucia Williams and daughter Ruth McCartney. Source: Pinterest

Father to his three children 

Jim was a father to his three children: Paul and Mike McCarthy and an adopted daughter Ruth. Both of his sons were born in Walton Hospital in the year 1942 and 1944, respectively.

His final words on his deathbed

Jim had arthritis which later became severe. He died on 13th March 1976 at his home in Heswall from bronchial pneumonia. 

At his deathbed, his final words were he would be with his wife Mary soon. He was cremated at Landican Cemetery on 22nd March. Paul could not attend the funeral.

Net Worth

Today, he is no more, but gave birth to a billionaire son is today the wealthiest musician in the world, having a net income of:

Income Source
$1.2 billionFrom the best –selling music The Beatles with an estimated sales of 600 units worldwide, his solo albums and concerts

Besides that, he owns $150 million worth of real estate.

Age 

  • Jim was born on 7th July 1902 at 8 Fishguard Street, Everton.

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Updated On Sat Mar 13 2021 Published On Fri Mar 05 2021 By paper-boat

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