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Ad-Rock Biography

Ad-Rock
  • Age: 51 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
  • Name: Ad-Rock
  • Birth Name: Adam Keefe Horovitz
  • Nick Name: King Ad-Rock
  • Father: Israel Horovitz
  • Mother: Doris Horovitz
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Manhattan, New York City
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Musician
  • Working For: Beastie Boys
  • Net Worth: $ 75 million
  • Salary: N/A
  • Eye Color: Brown – Dark
  • Hair Color: Brown – Dark
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Kathleen Hanna (m. 2006), Ione Skye (m. 1992–1999)
  • Children: N/A
  • Divorce: Yes
  • Movies: While We're Young
  • Siblings: Rachael Horovitz, Matthew Horovitz, Hannah Horovitz, Oliver Horovitz
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Adam Keefe Horowitz, who is known better by his stage name Ad-Rock, is a rapper, guitarist, actor, and producer of American nationality, who has been known to be the member of the group Beastie Boys. He was born in the 31st of October, 1966 and has been involved in the acting fraternity since a long time according to his bio. Ad-Rock was born to Doris and Israel Horovitz.

He was born in Manhattan and started his career in music by starting up with a stint in the punk rock band named the Young and the Useless. He then joined the band Beastie Boys and was signed into the Def Jam Recordings. Their first album after changing to hip hop, they released their first album named Licensed to II. This had six hit singles and was a huge success thus making him more popular with the audiences. The seven albums that followed have spawned the loss of over 22 million records alone in the United States and the numbers is a huge one of 40 million records worldwide.

Apart from this, Ad Rock has been involved in several other endeavors. He remixes tracks for other artists and also plays bass in The Tender Moments and is an actor too. As an actor, he has appeared in several motion pictures and shows on television. He has appeared in Lost Angels as Tim Chino Doolan. His other roles include appearing as Sam in Roadside Prophets as well as Fletcher in While We’re Young. In Godspeed, he appears as Repulski. The Beastie Boys group member Yauch’s death was hugely covered by news tabloids.

The personal life of this legendary singer too is discussed widely by the news tabloids around the world. He met actress Molly Ringwald in the late 1980’s on The Pick-up Artist. He then married wife Ione Skye on 1992. He split up with his spouse and got a divorce on 1995. After their separation on 1995, they finally got a divorce on 1999. He has been married to his second wife since. He started dating the riot girl artist named Kathleen Hanna on 1997. The affair turned into a marriage on 2006 and he married his girlfriend. The couple has been together since. They have had no children yet and are certainly doing pretty well in their relationship and have been getting along pretty well. Neither of the couples has been known to be cheating on each other with anybody else.

The versatile personality has managed to win the hearts of millions across the world and has earned a net worth of a whopping 75 million dollars which talks volumes about the extensive amount of salary he might be earning. He has a height of 5 feet and 8 inches and an amiable personality which appeals to all of his fans around the world.

  • Last modified : 31 March, 2016
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