Rod Stewart is best known as a U.K. and U.S. pop/rock singer-songwriter with a signature raspy voice, who performed from the 1960s to the present day. Born Roderick David Stewart in London on January 10, 1945, his career spans an arc over many different eras and tastes in British history. Stewart’s not just a great singer, he’s an inspiration, an icon and a successful business man. At this point in his career, there seems to be little Rod hasn’t done. And we’ve got a feeling the next 12 months are going to be even bigger and better for Rod Stewart as he promises more to come. After all, he’s only 72.