At a Los Angeles shelter, Dave Grohl was seen hosting a large BBQ for hundreds of homeless individuals.
The former Nirvana drummer and current Foo Fighters frontman is renowned for his influence on rock music and for being a generally nice person. This week, he earned recognition for sponsoring and putting on a sizable BBQ at a homeless refuge.
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Here’s all you need to know about Dave Grohl:
Dave Grohl net worth
Grohl has an estimated net worth of $330 million.
Dave Grohl age
David Eric Grohl was born on January 14, 1969, in Warren, Ohio. He is 54 years old.
Dave Grohl relationship and family
Grohl married photographer Jennifer Leigh Youngblood from Grosse Pointe, Michigan in 1994. They divorced in 1997 after they separated in December 1996. Jordyn Blum and he married on August 2, 2003. They live in Los Angeles and have three children: Violet Maye (born on April 15, 2006), Harper Willow (born on April 17, 2009), and Ophelia Saint (born August 1, 2014).
Grohl was estimated to be the third wealthiest drummer in the world at the time, behind Ringo Starr and Phil Collins, with a fortune of $260 million.
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Dave Grohl career
At the age of 17, Grohl replaced the band’s percussionist Kent Stax in the punk rock group Scream. After Scream disbanded in 1990, Grohl joined Nirvana as their percussionist. Grohl made his drumming debut on Nirvana’s second album, Nevermind (1991), which was a big hit all over the globe. Kurt Cobain’s murder in April 1994 caused Nirvana to break up, and Dave Grohl started the Foo Fighters as a solo endeavor. In order to tour and record under the name Foo Fighters, a full band was put together in 1995. Since then, they have released 10 studio albums.
Grohl has performed and traveled with Queens of the Stone Age. He is the drummer and co-founder of the rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures. Additionally, he worked on the secondary initiatives Late! and Probot. In 1997, Grohl started making music videos for the Foo Fighters, and in 2013, he published his first documentary, Sound City. The documentary program Sonic Highways (2014) and the documentary movie What Drives Us came after it (2021). The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music, a book by Grohl, was published in 2021. Grohl and the Foo Fighters appeared in the comedy-horror movie Studio 666 in 2022 as themselves.
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He was cited in 2010 as one of the 20 most important rock musicians by the co-author of Classic Rock Drummers Ken Micallef. As a member of Nirvana and the Foo Fighters, Grohl was admitted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014 and 2021, respectively.