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Dave Grohl Biography

Dave Grohl
  • Age: 49 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 6 Feet
  • Birth Sign: Capricorn
  • Name: David Eric Grohl
  • Birth Name: Dave Grohl
  • Father: James Grohl
  • Mother: Virginia Grohl
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Warren, Ohio
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Singer-songwriter
  • Working For: Foo Fighters (Since 1994
  • Net Worth: $260 Million
  • Salary: $30 million
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Weight in KG: 79kgs, 174 pounds
  • Famous for: musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, director and produce
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Jordyn Blum (m. 2003), Jennifer Youngblood (m. 1994–1997)
  • Children: 3
  • Divorce: Yes
  • Movies: The Muppets
  • TV Show: The Muppets
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David Eric Grohl or "Dave" is an American multi-talented(Drummer,songwriter,singer) person best recognized as the former drummer of Nirvana and the leader of the rock band so-called Foo Fighters. He was born on January 14, 1969, in Warren, Ohio, United States.His nationality is American and ethnicity is white. Son of Virginia Jean( mother) and James Harper Grohl( father) migrated from Warren to Virginia with his family. His mother and father got divorced when he was 7 years old and eventually grew up with his mother alongside his sister(Lisa). When he was 12 years old he started taking guitar classes but got frustrated and started learning himself which no doubt states that he got some talent inside of him.

Dave Grohl had an emerging interest in music despite he joined in Thomas Jefferson High School as a freshman in Virginia.He was voted the vice president of his class. But he got badly influenced in drug addiction then his mother decided to transfer him to Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria. He studied there for 2 years and got transferred again to another school, Annandale High School,Virginia. During his time at high school, he played with many local bands and learned to play drums without any professional's guidance. He decided to drop out of school at the age of 17 years and joined the hardcore band, Scream.

Dave Grohl professional career in music started at the age of 17 years old. Grohl featured on three of the albums and toured with the band(Scream) several times. After his few years as the member of Scream, the band canceled their mid-tour with the departure of Ben Pape who was the bassist of the band. He eventually got the chance of auditioning with Nirvana and undoubtedly got selected.They worked together for many years and earned a huge name in the music world.He proved he can write songs releasing a cassette named Pocketwatch in 1992 and which was a big hit. Kurt Cobain (vocalist of Nirvana) said he was excited at Grohl contributing to the songwriting for their band.In 1994, Cobain suicided and Grohl was unsure of what to do without him in the band. Grohl decided to form a new band with band members of other bands including big names such as William Goldsmith and Nate Mendel and named it Foo Fighters in 1995.They released many albums including There is Nothing,In Your Honor and The Colour and the Shape.

Dave Grohl is a guy with good personality and looks. Besides music, Dave is a father and a husband. He was married to her girlfriend, a photographer, Jennifer Youngblood in 1994. They did few of the works for his bands together, which include the shooting and the photographs for Nirvana’s ‘Unplugged in New York’ and image artwork for the Foo Fighter’s debut album which they self-titled it. The relationship didn't work well and things didn't get along with his wife which eventually resulted in a divorce in 1997. After six years in August 2003, he married a girl named Jordyn Blum whom he met at the Sunset Marquis hotel bar located in Los Angeles. The couple had three children, Violet Mae Grohl the elder one born on April 15, 2006, the second Harper Willow(born April 17, 2009) and the third daughter Ophelia Saint Grohl born on August 1, 2014.

Dave Grohl is not only an amazing person but also an amazing guy. He loves helping  organization willing to help needy peoples as well as music industries. There are many charities where he has contributed a huge amount of money such as 21st Century Leaders, Autism Speaks, Entertainment Industry Foundation LIFE beat and others.

Dave Grohl is a fit guy 6 feet tall and weighing 79kgs which suit his height perfectly. His eye color is brown and hair is black.Being a talented musician it's no doubt that Dave earns a huge amount of money.His amazing net worth is crossing $260 Million at present and salary is average $30 million per year.


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