Played in a band called Hobbstweeble prior to Led Zeppelin, and the 'Honeydrippers' after Led Zeppelin.
Also had a successful solo singing career.
Daughter Carmen is married to Charlie Jones, Robert Plant's bass player for solo tours.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of Led Zeppelin) in 1995.
During a break from the 1975 American tour, Plant and his family were seriously injured in a jeep wreck. This not only caused the remainder of the tour to be cancelled, but it also prevented the band from filming additional footage for their concert film The Song Remains the Same (1976).
Elvis Presley once teased him about not owning his own plane - Elvis asked where Led Zeppelin got the jet. "We rented it from Caesar's Palace" said Plant. "I own mine" replied Elvis.
Led Zeppelin were voted the 14th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artists of all time by Rolling Stone.
In the early 1980s he stated that he and Jimmy Page used to listen to Huelyn Duvall's "Three Months To Kill" to gain musical inspiration. Interestingly, legendary Nashville guitarist Hank Garland's guitar work was featured on this recording as well as on Duvall's "Little Boy Blue" and "Juliet"
Led Zeppelin were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame for their outstanding contribution to British music and integral part of British music culture. (14 November 2006)
Was the only member of Led Zeppelin who's name did not begin with the letter 'J'.
Daughter Carmen, sons Karac (died of a virus), and Logan.
In the song "Stairway to Heaven," he uses the phrase "stairway to heaven" three times.
Attended the funeral in 2004 of DJ John Peel.
He suffered a breakdown following the death of his five-year-old son Karac. The Led Zeppelin hit "All of My Love" and Plant's solo hit "I Believe" are dedicated to Karac.
Wife is of East Indian descent and raised in England.
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