James Paul McCartney born on 18 June 1942 in Liverpool to Jim McCartney and Mary McCartney. He is a citizen of United Kingdom. Paul McCartney was educated at Liverpool Institute High School for Boys and Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.
Paul McCartney plays bass guitar, guitar, piano, mandolin, ukulele, double bass, recorder, melodica, cello, violin, sitar, trumpet, keyboard instrument and percussion instrument. He sings tenor. He is an English singer-songwriter, bassist of The Beatles.
Paul McCartney has had two spouses: Linda McCartney and Heather Mills. He has five children Stella McCartney, Heather McCartney, Mary McCartney, James McCartney and Beatrice McCartney. He has one sibling Mike McGear.
Paul McCartney has worked as a guitarist, bassist, singer-songwriter, painter, pianist, film score composer, bass-guitarist, lyricist, recording artist, actor, screenwriter, film producer, drummer and singer. He has been a member of American Academy of Arts and Letters, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Beatles, Wings and The Quarrymen. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score. He has has won Officer of the Legion of Honour, Member of the Order of the British Empire, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, MusiCares Person of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Historical Album, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Academy Award for Best Original Song Score, Genesis Award, Silver Clef Award, Kennedy Center Honors, Knight Bachelor, Polar Music Prize, Academy Award for Best Original Score, Gershwin Prize, Wolf Prize in Arts, Grand Cross of the Order of the Sun of Peru, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Order of the Companions of Honour, Orden al Mérito Docente y Cultural Gabriela Mistral and honorary doctor of the Yale University. He owns MPL Communications.
His handedness is left-handedness.
He is also known as Sir Paul McCartney, Macca and James Paul McCartney.