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Any fan of rock music has surely heard the albums, ‘Are You Gonna Go My Way’ and ‘Let Love Rule, Mama Said’ by Lenny Kravitz, a Grammy Award-winning rock musician who is also one of the foremost people in the world of Rock and Roll. He was raised in a wealthy family, and from a very young age introduced to rock music.
His early musical career was anything but glamorous, but he continued to make a mark in the music industry with his distinct ability to dabble with various instruments including guitar, bass, and drums.
His songs are packed with a bit of all popular music genres like jazz, disco, soul, R&B, psychedelic, and rock. He has also ventured into the acting world and has starred in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ and ‘Precious’.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on the 26th of May 1964 Lenny Kravitz is currently 59 years old. He is tall and has a healthy body figure. His height measures 5 feet 7 inches and his is weight 75 kg approximately. He wears number 9 in the shoe size. He has dark brown eyes and the color of his hair is black.
As one of the most popular Rock stars of his time, Lenny Kravitz is still one of the prominent musicians in the world and has earned most of his life and wealth through his music career. He has slowly ventured into acting as well and currently lives a lavish life. The total net worth estimated for Lenny Kravitz is $50 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
Lenny Kravitz was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York City, United States. He is the son of Seymour Sol Kravitz and Roxie Roker. He has studied at Beverly Hills High School but it is not known if he went to any college.
Leonard Albert Kravitz
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York City, USA|
|Date Of Birth||26 May 1964|
|Height||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’7″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Actor, Songwriter, Record Producer and Singer|
|School||P.S. 6 School, an elementary school and Beverly Hills High School|
|Home Town||Brooklyn, New York City, United States|
|Debut||Film – Precious in 2009|
|Fathers Name||Seymour Sol Kravitz (Producer) (Died in 2005)|
|Mothers Name||Roxie Roker (Actress) (Died in 1995)|
Career / Fashion And Style
He met recording engineer Henry Hirsch in 1985, Henry helped him record a demo called ‘Romeo Blue’ in the recording studio in New Jersey. He started working with Hirsch on his debut album for over a year, and then went on a tour with Karl Denson, a saxophonist for the next five years.
On September 6, 1989, Kravitz signed a record deal with Virgin Records and released his debut album, Let Love Rule. He wrote ‘Line Up’ for Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and was also featured in 1993 on Mick Jagger’s album, Wandering Spirit. He released his album, ‘Circus,’ in 1995, which became a hit, peaking at the charts of the Billboard.
He released ‘5’ in 1998, which catapulted Kravitz further into the music industry’s stardom. During her live shows, he began to work with Madonna and was even a part of her ‘Confessions Tour’ in 2006. He returned to his music career from 2010 to 2012 and released his next album ‘Black and White America,’ an album he had been working on since 1997.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
He has been associated with many popular celebrities in the entertainment world and has a daughter Zoë Kravitz from his previous wife Lisa Bonet.
|Girlfriend||Vanessa Paradis (1992-1997),
Kate Moss (1999),
Adriana Lima (2001-2003),
Nicole Kidman (2003-2004),
Marisa Tomei (2004),
Whitney Cummings (2016),
Barbara Fialho (2018-2019)
|Wife||Lisa Bonet (m. 1987, d. 1993)|
|Children||Daughter – Zoë Kravitz (born in 1988)|
Here we provide you the list of Lenny Kravitz’s favorite things.
|Favorite Music Group||The Jacksons|
|Favorite Comedy Film||The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Paris and Miami|
|Favorite Food||Italian and Healthy food|
|Favorite Things To Do||Swimming and Travelling|
Some Interesting Facts About Lenny Kravitz
- In 2011, he was made Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.
- During a concert in Sweden in 2015, he split his pants, leaving his genitalia shortly exposed.
- Lenny owns Kravitz Design Inc, a design firm.
- During his music journey, Lenny Kravitz has won numerous awards. He is a four-time recipient of the Grammy award, MTV awards, and many others.
- He canceled several of the shows and tours during his career because he suffered from an illness, bronchitis.
- Between the years 1999 to 2002, he was awarded the Grammy Award for ‘Best Male Rock Vocal Performance’ for four years consecutively.
- Kravitz has been rated at number 93 on VH1’s ‘100 Greatest Hard Rock Artists.’
- This singer, as well as songwriter, was named after one of the uncles in the Korean War after his unfortunate death.
- In 2018 he released an album named ‘Raise Vibration’ which got a huge response and was enjoyed by all.
- He’s got a soft corner for pets. Especially dogs are his favorite and he has a pet dog called Jojo.