Dave Grohl: Biography, Net Worth, Age, Career & more
David Eric Grohl born January 14, 1969 is an American musician. He is the founder of the rock band Foo Fighters, for which he is the lead singer, guitarist, and principal songwriter. Before he formed his own band, Foo Fighters, he was the drummer of rock band Nirvana from 1990 to 1994.
Who is Dave Grohl?
David Eric Grohl was born in Warren, Ohio, on January 14, 1969. His parents were James Harper, a newswriter and Virginia Jean, a teacher. Dave is of a mixed nationality; German, Irish, and Slovak descent. Dave’s parents relocated to Virginia when he was a barely a child. His parents sadly divorved and he was taken care of by his mother.
At age 12, Dave began learning to play the guitar. Dave Grohl dropped out in his Junior year to join Scream who had a void left by its former drummer Kent Stax. In the 90s, Grohl toured extensively with Scream recording a live album in Alzey, Germany. Grohl became the drummer for Nirvana after Scream broke up in 1990. Nirvana’s second album,
Nevermind (1991) was the first to feature Grohl on drums and became a worldwide success. After Nirvana disbanded following the death of lead singer Kurt Cobain in April 1994. In 1994, after Grohl had turned down several offers to become a drummer for the then most prestigious musicians, he formed Foo Fighters.
The first Foo Fighters album was released in 1995, and a full band was assembled to tour and record under the Foo Fighters name; they have released 10 studio albums.
How old is Dave Grohl?
Dave Grohl is 54 years old. He was born on January 14, 1969.
What’s Dave Grohl’s net worth?
Dave Grohl’s net worth is estimated at US$320 million.
What’s Dave Grohl’s height and weight?
Dave Grohl is 5 feet 11.8 inches and weighs about 78kg.
What’s Dave Grohl’s Nationality and Ethnicity?
Dave Grohl is of a mixed nationality; German, Irish, and Slovak descent.
What’s Dave Grohl’s profession?
Dave Grohl is a musician, songwriter and record producer.
Does Dave Grohl have children?
Dave Grohl has three (3) kids, Violet Maye, Harper Willow and Ophelia Saint with his second wife, Jordyn Blum.