Birth Name: John Kenneth Wetton
Birth Place: Willington, Derby, England
Years Active: 1965–present
Genres: Progressive Rock, Hard Rock, Pop Rock, AOR, Jazz Fusion
John Kenneth Wetton (born 12 June 1949) is an English bassist, guitarist, keyboardist, singer and songwriter. He was born in Willington, Derbyshire, and grew up in Bournemouth. He has been a professional musician since the late 1960s. He initially rose to fame in progressive rock with bands such as Mogul Thrash, Family, King Crimson, Roxy Music/Bryan Ferry, Uriah Heep, UK, and Wishbone Ash. His biggest commercial success was as the frontman and principal songwriter of the supergroup Asia. Their self-titled debut album sold 8 million copies worldwide and was ''Billboard'' magazine's #1 album of 1982.