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

Anthony Kiedis's Net Worth as of February 2023 is $155 Million

Quick Facts of Anthony Kiedis

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

Anthony Kiedis is the founder, singer, and songwriter of the popular rock and roll band “Red Hot Chili Pepper”. 

Moreover, Kiedis is also co-author of the book titled “Scar Tissue” which is about how he struggled with cocaine addiction and some other personal details.

Is Anthony Kiedis deaf?

Anthony has hearing problems and also suffers from a condition called tinnitus.

Anthony Kiedis’s Biography, Age

Anthony Kiedis 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 stepmother who are 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 was also an actor.

Educational Background

Talking about Kiedis’ educational background he attended Fairfax High School. For his higher education, he joined the University of California but he dropped out.

Was Anthony Kiedis addicted to drugs?

At the age of 12, Anthony started drinking alcohol and taking drugs. His dad also struggled with addiction and used to share drugs with Anthony.

Anthony Kiedis’ Career

Kiedis is the founding member of the 1983-formed rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Although his friends Hillel Slovak, Micheal Balzore, and Jack Irons were already in other bands, he formed the band with them.

When the group signed a record contract, Slovak and Irons quit and rejoined their former band.

Kiedis and Michael did not give up their vision, so they hired guitarist Jack Sherman and drummer Cliff Martinez. The band finally became known as Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Red Hot Chili Peppers is the title of the band’s first debut album. The album was released by EMI Records in August 1984. Even though the band did not earn much from record sales, many people began to follow them.

The next year, their second album named “Freaky Styles” was released, and this time, Slovak and Irons rejoined the band after Sherman and Martinez were fired. The second album similarly failed to sell well.

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.

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.

Kiedis and Flea hired guitarist Blackbyrd McKnight and drummer D.H. Peligro to the band. The new members were unable to create the same level of musical magic the band previously had.

So, they again hired another guitarist John Frusciante and drummer Chad Smith and recorded the song “Mothers Milk”.

Their fifth album “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” was the one that gave Anthony Kiedis and Chili Peppers 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.

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 included 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 as he starred 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

What is Anthony Kiedis’ Net Worth?

Anthony has an estimated net worth of $120 million.

Does Anthony Kiedis regret writing his autobiography book?

“For a while, I did regret writing the book because it caused some pain,” he told The Sun newspaper in 2016. “But then I started to see how good things would be in the long run. People read it in hospitals, prisons, and schools, and it made them feel better.

Is Anthony Kiedis Married? Girlfriend or Wife

Anthony Kiedis is not yet married. He has a long list of women whom he has dated of who are known celebrities.

Kiedis has been in several relationships.

Dating History

  • Hava Handel (1979 – 1982),
  • Jennifer Bruce (1985 – 1987)
  • Jaime Rishar (1993 – 1996)
  • Yohanna Logan (1998 – 2003)
  • Heather Christie (2004 – 2008)
  • Helena Vestergaard (2013 – 2015)
  • Wanessa Milhomem (2015).

Anthony and  Heather Christie together welcomed a son named Everly Kiedis who was born in October 2007. He fought for custody of his son when he got separated from Heather, but he lost the custody battle in the courts.

Source: Loudwire

Is Anthony Kiedis Vegan?

In 2008, the lead singer of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers was voted “Sexiest Male Vegetarian.” He had been a vegetarian for a while, but when he became a vegan, he said, “Soon after I became a vegan, I saw a documentary about how cows are treated in factory farms… It made the deal official.”

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 in Michigan in the 1990s. He lived in Los Angeles but later moved to Portland in 2007.

Did Anthony Keidis fixed his teeth?

Anthony Keidis replaced his upper teeth with silver tooth crowns. Now, his upper teeth are nearly gone.

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.

Body Measurements

  • Height: 5ft 9in (175 cm)
  • Weight: 77 kg (170 lbs)
  • Eye Color: Light Brown
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown

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