He is the original rock ’n’ roll womaniser, reputed to have said Let’s Spend the Night Together to around 4,000 partners over the years.
But now, at 75, Sir Mick Jagger is said to have finally been tamed by girlfriend Melanie Hamrick, 31.
Have no sympathy for the old devil though — he’s had one hell of a ride, with a list of girlfriends that includes Jerry Hall, Carla Bruni, Angelina Jolie , Brigitte Bardot and Tina Turner.
Even as the Rolling Stones singer hit his 70s, his libido showed no signs of flagging.
A friend said that after Mick made his relationship with dancer Melanie official in 2014, he warned her it would not be “exclusive” — and he was linked to Hollywood movie producer Noor Alfallah, 22, while seeing her.
And two years ago, Mick became a father for the eighth time, aged 73, when Melanie gave birth to their son, Deveraux.
The friend says he as now vowed to settle down, claiming he has found lasting love.
They added: “He made a commitment to Melanie when they were in Mustique over Christmas. He’s finally ready to settle down and be a one-woman man.”
Melaine is said to have a steely personality — a quality which may have helped rein Mick in.
In an interview last June, thought to have been calculated to bring him to heel, she said: “I don’t think of myself as a ‘Baby mama’.
“In the technical sense, I’m not married to the father of my child. But I am in a great, wonderful relationship with him. So I don’t see myself like that.
“I dance with one of the most well-known ballet companies in the world. To be put in that category is insulting and it’s insulting to my boyfriend.”
Melanie is based in New York but insists Mick, who lives in Chelsea and spends much of his time touring, is still a hands-on dad to their son, known as Dev.
She said in October last year: “Mick and I are fantastic co-parents and I don’t feel as though I’m the sole caregiver. I never feel a lack of support, regardless of our not being based in the same city.
“I feel as though I have more support from him than some of my married friends get from their husbands.”
With a punishing schedule and Mick so far away, she has a nanny for Dev. During the summer, they spend more time as a family.
Melanie and Dev spent part of last summer on tour with Mick.
She also attended England’s World Cup semi-final in Russia with him in July.
Despite Mick’s history, she has said: “I feel very secure in my relationship. There will always be rumours but I know what Mick and I have so I don’t pay any attention.”
Time will tell if the serial adulterer will keep his word. But a look at his relationship history suggests he may struggle.
The conquests of “Jagger the Sh***er”, as he has been called, include a French actress just recently arrived in Hollywood by the name of Brigitte Bardot.
She is said to have shared a “moment of intimacy” with Mick in a broom cupboard before a Rolling Stones show in 1966.
The same year, Tina Turner allegedly romped with him before a Stones show in Bristol, where she was also on the bill — with husband Ike. Later that evening, Mick reportedly slept with Marianne Faithful for the first time.
While most of his encounters were quickly forgotten, others left something to remember them by — Mick has eight children by five women.
Lucas Jagger was conceived during a seven-month affair behind Jerry Hall’s back, after he met Brazilian TV host Luciana Gimenez in Rio.
One of the women he had a fling with, Natasha Terry, is also a sex therapist and recently gave her opinion on his womanising.
Describing Mick as a “sex vampire”, she said: “Being with all these different people makes him feel young and gives him all this energy.”
Even the name Mick and his friends chose for their band in 1962 appears to reflect Mick’s sex fixation — Rolling Stone was a 1950 Muddy Waters song about an unrepentant philanderer.
Mick met his first serious girlfriend, Chrissie Shrimpton, in 1962 when he was a student in London.
They got engaged but broke up three years later when Mick — then a rising star — started seeing singer Marianne Faithful behind her back.
Mick and Marianne’s relationship was rocked by scandal, including the time she was found in just a fur rug during a drug raid at bandmate Keith Richards’ house.
They split four years later, after which she heard he allegedly slept with German model Anita Pallenberg, who had been seeing Keith Richards, while they were together.
Marianne took revenge by bedding Keith.
Unfazed, Mick was soon with American model Marsha Hunt.
In 1970, she had his first child, daughter Karis.
But even before Karis’ birth, Mick was cheating on her with Nicaraguan-born Bianca Perez-Mora Macias, who he wed the next year and had daughter Jade with.
They split in 1979 with Bianca citing his affair with supermodel Jerry Hall.
Two women, Catherine James and Janice Kenner, later said they shared Mick after moving into one of his homes in the 70s, while he was with Bianca.
Mick’s relationship with Jerry, who ended her engagement to Bryan Ferry to be with him, was his longest at 22 years.
They have four children and had an unofficial marriage ceremony in 1990. But Mick did not give up his roving.
One of his affairs was with Italian-born model Carla Bruni, who was dating Eric Clapton.
When Jerry bumped into Carla in a Paris hotel, she called her a “tramp”, adding: “Why can’t you leave my husband alone?”
Carla, who later wed French President Nicolas Sarkozy, would later say “there were maybe 10 other women” in Mick’s life when they were together.
Another crush was Janice Dickinson, the self-styled “world’s first supermodel” and I’m A Celebrity star, who later said the singer, then aged 40, pursued her like a teenager.
She said: “There were 50,000 phone calls, day and night. He was filling my room with pink roses.
“Then he asked, ‘Will you have my baby?’ How much more seductive is that?”
Also while still with Jerry, in 1997 Mick met a dancer called Angelina Jolie who was hired for a Stones video. Their on-off affair lasted two years.
He then consoled himself with a 6ft Brazilian model called Luciana Morad — who would be the mother of his next child.
And while he spent seven months meeting up with Luciana in hotels behind Jerry’s back, he was also seeing sex therapist Natasha.
She remembered how the 55-year-old would reduce her to giggles as he played kinky games.
She said: “He would love to spank. I started laughing because I was never into spanking.”
It was after finding out he had got Luciana pregnant that Jerry finally decided enough was enough. Mick then met fashion designer L’Wren Scott, to whom he got engaged.
But it ended tragically.
While Mick was on tour in March 2014, L’Wren committed suicide at her New York home, reportedly due to cash worries.
It was after his loss that Melanie, a dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, reached out to him as a friend.
By the June, they were spotted on a Zurich hotel balcony together.
Now, only time will tell if she really has helped Mick get Satisfaction.
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