- Seraphina Watts is alive and living a quiet life away from media attention
- She has been married twice, first to Nick and to Barry Catmur
- Also, she is the mother of a daughter named Charlotte who happens to be the only grandchild of the Rolling Stones legend, Charlie Watts
Seraphina Watts, 55, is the daughter of the iconic rock band, Rolling Stones former drummer, Charlie Watts. Her life has been filled with its own drama right from an early age. Being the daughter of the Rolling Stone former drummer has not made life easier for her as she has to make her own way in the world.
Who Is Seraphina Watts?
She is the daughter of Charlie Watts the former drummer for the English Rock band, The Rolling Stones. Seraphina Watts was born on March 18, 1968, in the United Kingdom. She was an only child to both Charlie and her mother, Shirley Sheperd yet they did all they could to shelter her from media publicity.
Her father made it to the news when his death was announced on August 24, 2021, he had died at the age of 80.
Where is Seraphina Watts Right Now?
Seraphina Watts is still alive and kicking. Reports have it that she now lives in Rhode Island. Also, She has been married twice already. Her first marriage was to a lawyer named Nick and they had their daughter, Charlotte together. Things did not go well between the two leading to their divorce in 2017.
She married her second husband, Barry Catmur whom she stays with. The family owns a Rhodes Island home worth $1.5 million.
Other Interesting Details About Seraphina Watts
1. She was Born into Fame
The celebrity child was born into a life that many only dreamed of. Her father was a well-known member of the Rolling Stone and the birth of his daughter only added to his joy. Though he started out a great fan of Jazz music, life pulled him towards playing the drums.
This did not stop the drummer from pursuing his dreams. He organized his Jazz quintet that went on to record many albums. At the time of his death, Charlie was one of the longest-active members of the Rolling Stones and together he performed on all their albums.
2. She was Kicked out of School for Consuming Marijuana
Apart from being a celebrity child for most of her life, Seraphina also made some mistakes at an early stage of her life. She was expelled from school after she was caught smoking dope and this contributed to the problems her father was having.
It was later revealed that he also started doing heroin and drinking heavily. Charlie had a change of heart and changed from the habit that almost cost him his family.
3. Her Parent’s Marriage Outlived them
Seraphina Watt’s parents got married quietly in 1964 despite the fame the band was enjoying at the time. Her father was known for his cautious nature and this played out in his marriage with Shirley, Seraphina’s mom.
In fact, he did not inform his bandmates of his marriage till after the marriage. At the time, other members of the Rolling Stones were enjoying the frolicking.
4. Seraphina Watts’ Parents Bred Horses
It is not a secret that Charlie’s first interest was to do Jazz music but he found himself playing the drums throughout his career of over 6 decades with the Rolling Stones. He had a streak for getting other side jobs done. Together with his wife, Charlie focused on breeding horses on their country farm in Devon.
5. Seraphina’s Father did not Meet the Stereotype of a Rock Star
Born to a famous dad, his life may have held some unpleasant memories of womanizer that the older Seraphina will choose not to know. Yet, among the members of the Rolling Stones, Seraphina’s father did not meet up with the wildlife and groupies life that is well known among rock musicians.
He kept his life quiet and remained committed to his wife, Shirley. Once, when members of the band were invited to the Playboy mansion, he rather chose to remain in the game room of Hugh Heffner than be with the women.
He revealed how he sketched all the beds he had slept in while on tour with other members of the band.
6. Her Daughter was the Only Granddaughter of her Famous Father
Seraphina’s only child, Charlotte happens to be the only granddaughter of the Rolling Stone Drummer. Years ago she made it to the news after her £32,000 toy wolf, frostbite was stolen from her London flat.
The Rockers’ only grandchild had brought three young men back home after a night out in Soho. However, she discovered that her 6ft wolf went missing after they left in the morning. Her stolen wolf was bought at a taxidermy shop and is believed to have been killed at the London Zoo during the second world war.
Despite this sad incident, she has since moved on. Charlotte followed in her grandfather’s footsteps as a musician and also launched a modeling career.
7. Seraphina’s Father Never had a Driving Licence
She grew up in an affluent home as a result of her father’s successful career with the Rolling Stones and his other side work on Charlie’s Quintet. While money was not a problem for the former drummer, he shockingly never had a license.
According to the iconic drummer, he owned vintage cars as things to be admired and not to serve as a distraction. One of his well-known vintage cars is the Lagonda Rapide(1937) which he probably never drove but kept in his garage.
He stands out among the other members of Rolling Stone as the one with the most ancient car. All others collected cars like Pontiac Chieftain and Bentley S3(Keith Richards), Rolls Royce Silver Cloud(Brian Jones), and MGB(Bill Wyman) but he was not bothered.