Anthony Kiedis Wife, Girlfriend, Dad, Son, Height, Age, Is He Gay?

Quick Facts of Anthony Kiedis

Net Worth$155 million
SalaryNot Known
Height5 ft 9 in
Date of Birth1 November, 1962
ProfessionMusicians

The founder of the popular rock and roll band “Red Hot Chili Pepper” Anthony Kiedis is someone with an interesting dating history and personal life.

Many fans are keen to know more about him, especially those who read his autobiography titled, Scar Tissue which talked about how he struggled with cocaine addiction and some other personal details.

Let us find out more about this American rock singer.

Is Anthony Kiedis deaf?

Anthony is one of the biggest rock stars all over the world and vocalist of the world-famous band RHCP “Red Hot Chilli Peppers”. He has suffered from hearing loss and also tinnitus.

Anthony Kiedis’s Biography, Age

Anthony Kiedis is an American rock singer, songwriter, and lead vocalist of the rock and roll band, Red Hot Chili Peppers. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on November 1, 1962, to John Micheal Kiedis and Margaret Noble.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

He has three siblings from his step-mother who are named Julie, Jenny, and James Kiedis. His parents got divorced when he was just 3 years old and he lived with his mother in Michigan after getting into trouble at school, he moved to live with his father in Los Angeles in 1974.

His father made money from selling drugs and also did a little film acting. Kiedis attended Fairfax High School and proceeded to the University of California.

While in college, he was exposed to the rough side of life and he went into drugs, becoming addicted to cocaine, heroin, and quaaludes which made him eventually drop out of college.

Was Anthony Kiedis addicted to drugs?

At the age of 12, Anthony Started drinking alcohol and using drugs. His dad also struggled with addiction and shared his drugs with Anthony and he got his first sober in 1988.

Anthony Kiedis’ Career

Kiedis is the founder of the rock band “Red Hot Chili Peppers” which was founded in 1983. He first started the band with his friends, Hillel Slovak, Micheal Balzore, also known as Flea, and Jack Irons, although they were already in different bands.

The group later went through a line-up change when Slovak and Irons left and went back to their other band when it landed a record deal.

Kiedis and Flea did not relent with their dream so they went ahead and brought in a guitarist, Jack Sherman, and a drummer, Cliff Martinez. The group eventually became known as the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

The group’s first debut album was christened after its name “Red Hot Chili Peppers”. The album was released in August 1984 by EMI records. Many people started following the band even though they did not make much from the album sales.

Their second album, titled “Freaky Styles” was released the following year after the first album and this time, Slovak and Irons returned to the band after Sherman and Martinez had been fired. The second album also did not sell much either.

Source: BBC

The Red Hot Chili Peppers released their third album titled “The Uplift Mofo Party Plan” in 1987 and it went all the way to the Billboard 200 album charts.

Just when the success was beginning to trickle in, Kiedis lost his friend and bandmate Slovak who died of a heroin overdose on June 25, 1988.

After this tragedy, Irons left the band and Kiedis went to a rehabilitation center. After some time had passed, they tried to regroup.

Kiedis and Flea added guitarist Blackbyrd McKnight and drummer D.H. Peligro to the group, but when the addition did not seem to be doing the magic, they recoiled and went a different route by bringing in guitarist John Frusciante and drummer Chad Smith who they recorded “Mothers Milk”. This did the magic as they started attracting more fans and more media attention.

Their fifth album “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” was the one that gave Anthony Kiedis and Chili Peppers the fame. It was produced by Warner Bros.

The album was No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and has since sold over 13 million copies worldwide. It featured the singles “Under The Bridge”, “Give It Away” and “Suck My Kiss”. In September 1995, their sixth album “One Hot Minute” was released.

“Californication” followed in 1999 and was released on June 8. Other albums by the Red Hot Chili Peppers are By the Way (2002), Stadium Arcadium (2006), I’m with You (2011), and The Getaway (2016).

In 2012, The Red Hot Chili Peppers were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame. They have sold over 80 million records and won six Grammy awards.

Kiedis is also an actor, he has starred alongside in the 1978 movie F.I.S.T. He has also featured in the movies Point Break (1991) and also in The Chase (1994).

Source: Rock Celebrities

He has also written a couple of books including Scar Tissue and Rock N Roll Pack among others. His net worth is estimated to be $120 million.

Does Anthony Kiedis regret his book?

Anthony Kiedis has said that he has opened his all relationships with drugs, sex life, and his childhood which caused him to fall out with friends and family. He mentioned that he regret the book as there was sine pain caused.

Is Anthony Kiedis Married? Girlfriend or Wife

Anthony Kiedis is not yet married and does not have a wife. He has a long list of women whom he has dated of which some are known celebrities.

He is a serial boyfriend. Kiedis has been in several relationships that one would have thought he would be settled by now but yet, according to the most recent reports on him, he is still single and not married.

The RHCP lead singer has been involved with Hava Handel (1979 – 1982), Jennifer Bruce (1985 – 1987), (1987 – 1989), Jaime Rishar (1993 – 1996), and Yohanna Logan (1998 – 2003), Heather Christie (2004 – 2008). The latter is the mother of his only son, Everly Kiedis.

His more recent relationship is with Helena Vestergaard (2013 – 2015) and Wanessa Milhomem (2015).

Source: Loudwire

Is Anthony Kiedis Vegan?

The frontman of Red Hot Chill Peppers is vegetarian as he learns about the worldwide depletion of fish in oceans and the doctor has also recommended him for a healthy diet for his son which leads him to be a vegan.

Anthony Kiedis’s Family – Dad, Son

Kiedis’s father’s name is John Kiedis which he later changed to Blackie Dummett. He was born on December 7, 1939, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Blackie was married to Kiedis’ mother, Peggy whose real name is Margaret and they are currently divorced.

Kiedis’s father used to raise wolves and wolf hybrids in Michigan in the 1990s. He lived in Los Angeles but later moved to Portland in 2007. He made money from selling drugs and also did some acting.

Anthony Kiedis himself became a father in October 2007 when his girlfriend at that time Heather Christie who was an actress gave birth to a son, who he named Everly Bear Kiedis.

He fought for custody of his son when he got separated from Heather, but he lost the custody battle in the courts.

Did Anthony Keidis fix his teeth?

Anthony Keidis replaced his upper teeth with tiny silvers of off-white which peek through rotten gums. Now, his upper teeth are nearly gone.

Is Anthony Kiedis active on Instagram?

Anthony Kiedis is active on Instagram as his official Instagram account has around 45.3 k followers.

Are Red Hot Chilli Peppers Cancelled?

A famous band Red Hot Chilli Peppers has canceled their upcoming performance at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards due to “unforeseen circumstances”. The show was going to be broadcast from MGM Grand Garden Area located in Las Vegas on May 15, 2022.

Is Anthony Kiedis Gay?

Anthony Kiedis is definitely not gay, judging by the information on his personal life and the history of women who he has dated.

He loves posing for pictures with bandmates and sitting close to them with his arm around them but his sexual orientation is straight, not gay or bisexual.

Quick Facts – Net Worth, Height, Zodiac Sign

Source: Daily Mail

Name: Anthony Kiedis

Profession: Musician, Singer

Birth Date: November 1, 1962

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Birth Place: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Parents: John Kiedis and Margaret Noble

Nationality: American

Marital Status: Single

Spouse: None

Children: 1 (Everly Bear Kiedis)

Height: 5ft 9in (175 cm)

Weight: 77 kg (170 lbs)

Eye Color: Light Brown

Hair Color: Dark Brown

Net Worth: $155 million

Also Read: Top 10 Richest People in the world with full biography and details.