Lenny Kravitz

Lenny Kravitz

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Lenny Kravitz is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and producer. Lenny Kravitz is famous for winning the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal performance for four straight years from 1999-2002. Similarly, he has given a lot of hit songs over the years and is one of the popular pop artists.

Early Life

Lenny Kravitz full name Leonard Albert Kravitz was born in the year 1964 and celebrates his birthday on May 26 every year. He was born in New York, USA, Similarly, the singer is 57 years old at the moment. He belongs to American nationality and was born under the star sign Gemini.

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Caption: Lenny in his childhood days with his mother(source: Instagram)

Moving on to his family, he was born to Seymour Kravitz who happens to be a television producer, and his mother Roxie Roker happens to be an Actress. Likewise, there is no information available regarding his siblings. It is highly likely that he is the only child of his parents. Similarly, he grew up in New York with his parents. As a child, he showed much interest in music and had started learning to play musical instruments.

Lenny Kravitz attended P.S 6  School for his elementary-level schooling. He then went on to attend Beverly Hills High School. Similarly, he started learning music while he was in High School.

 Career and Professional Life

After his high school graduation, he went on to pursue his musical career. He set out alone to make his name in the industry and lived in a rented car in his beginning days. Similarly, he worked with Henry Hirsch in the year 1985. The pair made their first album. He later signed in with Virgin records and started making music.

He released his debut album “Let Love Rule” in the year 1989. The album received mixed reviews. Some thought the music was fresh and good and some felt it was too overpowering. Likewise, in the year 1990, he produced the song Justify My Love for the talented singer and performer Madonna. The song went on to be an instant hit. However, MTV banned the music video but was soon made available for sale. The song sold more than 500k copies.

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Caption: Lenny during a recording session(source: Instagram)

In the year 1994, he released Main Squeeze with Teena Marie. Likewise, his albums Mama Said 1991 and Are you gonna go my way 1993 are among his best-selling albums. However, his album Circus 1995 did not perform well. His album Black and White America was released in the year 2011 received positive feedback. Similarly, his most recent album is Raise vibrations and was released in 2018.

The singer has done tours and shows across the country too. In his musical career, he has gone to collaborate with multiple artists too.

Awards and Net worth

The famous singer has bagged numerous awards over the years. He is famous for winning the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal performance in four consecutive years 1999-2002. Likewise, some of the awards he has received are mentioned as 1993- MTV Video Music Award, Brit Award, 1999- Billboard Music Video Awards, 2001- Radio Music Award, Blockbuster Entertainment Award, My VH1 Award, 2002- American Music Award, Microsoft Windows Media Innovation Award, 2015- UK Music Video Award.

Likewise, the singer has certainly earned a huge amount of wealth over his music career. He leads a lavish and luxurious life. Similarly, he has a net worth of $80 million.

Relationship status

Lenny Kravitz has a bit of dating history. He has dated many beautiful women and his name has been tied with several women over the years. Moreover, He was married to Lisa Bonet from the year 1985-1993. He has a daughter named Zoë Kravitz from his first marriage. Zoe happens to be a successful actress, model, and singer. After his divorce, he dated Venessa Paradis for almost 5 years. He then dated Kylie Minogue for a year. Likewise, he has also dated Kate Moss and Natalie Imbruglia in the late 9os.

Furthermore, he dated Adriana in the year 2002 and even got engaged to her. However, he called off the engagement after a year into their relationship. He has also dated beautiful actress Nicole Kidman in the year 2003. While he has not involved himself in any controversies, he has faced a wardrobe malfunction. During a concert in Sweden, his pant tore down revealing his private parts.

Body measurements and Social media

Lenny Kravitz is in his mid-50s and has maintained his physique. As for his height, he stands tall at 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 72 kg. Similarly, he has black hair and a pair of dark brown eyes. He wears a shoe size 9.

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Caption: Lenny posing for a picture(source: Instagram)

Lenny Kravitz is hugely famous across social media sites. He is active on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube. Likewise, he has over 4.8.million followers on his verified Twitter and more than 3.7 million followers on his Instagram. Similarly, he has over 930k subscribers on his Youtube channel.