- Lost his father, Eric Fletcher Waters, during the 1944 WWII campaign in Anzio, Italy.
- Met future Pink Floyd bandmates Syd Barrett, Nick Mason and Richard Wright while he was a student.
- Cofounded Pink Floyd with Barrett, Mason and Wright in 1965.
- Staged a production of Pink Floyd's "The Wall" in 1990 Berlin to mark the fall of the Berlin Wall.
- Reunited with Pink Floyd for a performance at Live 8 in 2005.
- Has shared the stage with his son Harry, a keyboardist who has worked in his father's backing band.
- Is a fan of the Arsenal, an English Premier League soccer team.