Dave Grohl Biography, Wikipedia, Foo Fighters, Age, Wife, First Wife, Height, Weight, Children, Parents, Family, Siblings, Education, Net Worth, Sister, Brother, Father, Mother, Career, and all facts of the American musician, songwriter, filmmaker, and author.
Dave Grohl Biography, Wikipedia, Career, Foo Fighters
Grohl is most well-known as the drummer of the Seattle grunge band Nirvana and the guitarist and frontman of Foo Fighters. Grohl, at the age of 17, joined the punk rock Scream after Kent Stax left.
After Scream’s disbandment in 1990, Grohl became Nirvana’s drummer. Nevermind (1991), Nirvana’s second album, was the first to feature Grohl on drums. It became a huge success worldwide.
Grohl started Foo Fighters in 1994 as a solo project following the death of lead singer Kurt Cobain. In 1995, the first Foo Fighters album was released. A full band was formed to tour and record under the Foo Fighters’ name.
Grohl, who is also the main singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist of the band, has also played drums on many of the songs and albums. The band has released ten studio records.
Classic Rock Drummers coauthor Ken Micallef described him as one of rock’s most influential musicians of the last 20 years in 2010. Grohl was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014 as part of Nirvana and 2021 as a member of Foo Fighters.
Grohl, the drummer and co-founder of the rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures, has recorded and toured extensively with Queens of the Stone Age. Grohl has also participated in side-projects called Late! and Probot.
Grohl started directing Foo Fighters music videos back in 1997. His debut documentary film, Sound City, was released in 2013. It was followed by the documentary miniseries Sonic Highways (2014) and the documentary film What Drives Us (2021).
Grohl published an autobiography entitled The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music in 2021.
Dave Grohl Height & Weight
Grohl stands tall at 6ft (1.83 m) and weighs 78 kg (171.961 Ibs).
Dave Grohl Age, Date of Birth, Place of Birth
The musician was born on January 14, 1969, in Warren, Ohio, United States, making him 53 years in 2022.
Dave Grohl Parents: Father, Mother, Siblings
He was born to the late James Grohl (father) who worked as a journalist and Virginia Grohl (mother), a teacher. He has only one sibling, which is his older sister, Lisa Grohl.
Dave Grohl Parents Wife, First Wife & Children
Grohl married Jennifer Leigh Youngblood, a photographer from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, in 1944, but they separated in December 1996 and divorced in 1997. He married Jordyn Blum on August 2, 2003.
The couple reside in Los Angeles, and have three children together named Violet Maye (born April 15, 2006), Harper Willow (born April 17, 2009), and Ophelia Saint (born August 1, 2014).
Dave Grohl Education
Dave Grohl was a student of Thomas Jefferson High School, Bishop Ireton High School, and Annandale High School.
He attended Thomas Jefferson High School as freshman and was elected vice-president of the class. In his position, the student was able to perform bits of songs from punk bands such as Circle Jerks and Bad Brains through the intercom system of the school before his announcements in the morning.
His mother decided that he should move to Bishop Ireton School in Alexandria due to his use of cannabis had a negative impact on his school grades.
He attended the school for two years, starting with the same year as the first year. Following his 2nd year at the school, he moved again to Annandale High School.
Dave Grohl Net Worth
The American musician, songwriter, filmmaker, author, and dancer has an estimated net worth of $320 million.
He is estimated by a 2012 Stereogum article to be the third-wealthiest drummer in the world, behind Ringo Starr and Phil Collins, with a fortune of $260 million at the time.