Ian Watkins
Ian Watkins is a Welch rock musician. He was the founder, lead vocalist, and lyricist of the band Lostprophets from 1997 - 2013.

In 2013, Watkins was charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a one-year old girl and distribution of child pornography and extreme animal pornography. He pleaded guilty and was found to have assaulted more victims, including an infant. He was sentenced to 29 years in prison. He has since referred to his crimes as "mega lolz."

Full Name Ian David Karslake Watkins
Who musician
Birth Date July 30, 1977
Born Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, UK
Country Wales
Education University of Wales, Newport
Father John Davies (stepfather)
Mother Elaine Watkins


Watkins dated Fearne Cotton from 2004 - 2005. After his crimes came to light, Cotton said that she had repeatedly attempted to warn authorities about Watkins years ago.

Watkins dated Alexa Chung in 2007.


Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, UK - Born here, 1977. Lived here, 1977 - approximately 1982.

Pontypridd, Wales, UK - Grew up here, 1982 - 1995.

Newport, Wales, UK - Attended university here, 1995 - 1999.

Cardiff, Wales, UK - Was often here. Had trials here, 2012 - 2013.

Bridgend, Wales, UK - Was imprisoned here, 2012 - 2013.

Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, UK - Was imprisoned here, 2013 - 2014.

South Littleton, England, UK - Imprisoned here, 2014 - present.


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