Table of Biography
Stephan Jenkins is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Stephan Jenkins is the lead singer of the musical band, Third Eye Blind.
On the 27th of September 1964, Stephan Jenkins was born in Indio, California, the United States of America. His full name is Stephan Douglas Jenkins and holds American citizenship. According to the astrological chart, he has a birth sign of Libra and is currently 58 years old. He follows the Christianity religion while he belongs to the Welsh-Scottish ethnicity.
Stephan’s family moved to Wisconsin shortly after his birth, where his father was a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee after graduating from Northwestern University. When he was six, his family relocated to Palo Alto, California. He was just seven years old when his parents divorced
His mother developed an addiction to alcohol. He had dyslexia in elementary school, which caused him to repeat first grade. His father, who later became a professor at Stanford and then the University of California, Berkeley, would assist him with dyslexia. However, he has not provided the names of his parents.
Stephan Jenkins – Education
He graduated from Henry M. Gunn Senior High School in 1983. Meanwhile, he became interested in music at a young age. He recalls creating original musical works on the floor of his kitchen in northern California when he was five years old, using pots and pans. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1987.
Stephan Jenkins began his career as a drummer in high school when he formed a band called “Fast Forward” with some friends. The band performed at a number of school and community events. The band disbanded after graduating from high school. He later formed the band “Puck and Natty” with rapper Herman Anthony Chunn. The song “Just Wanna Be Your Friend” by the band was a commercial success, and it was featured in the television show “Beverly Hills, 90210” in the year 1992.
In addition, Stephan and guitarist Kevin Cadogan formed the band “Third Eye Blind” in 1993. In 1997, the band released its debut self-titled album, which was certified Gold by RIANZ. The album was a commercial success, reaching the top of the Billboard charts in the United States. Following that, the band released several successful albums, eps, and singles, including Blue, Out of the Vein, Dopamine, Red Star, Thanks for Everything, and many more.
Besides his musical works, he is also known as a producer and actor. For his band “Third Eye Blind” he has produced several songs as well as several music artists. He co-produced Third Eye Blind’s self-titled debut studio album with Eric Valentine in 1997. The duo also produced The Braids’ debut studio album, Here We Come (1999).
Additionally, he has co-produced Blue (1999) and Out of the Vein (2003) with Arion Salazar and Third Eye Blind, and was the sole producer of Ursa Major (2009), Dopamine (2015), and We Are Drugs (2016). Stephan co-wrote four songs and produced Vanessa Carlton’s second studio album, Harmonium, in 2004.
He made his acting debut as Bradley, the lead singer of the fictional band Black Babylon, in the 2001 film “Rock Star.” He also appeared in the former Nickelodeon series “All That” and on the MTV candid camera show, “Punk’d” when Vanessa Carlton was a target of one of Ashton Kutcher’s practical jokes. He also played the lead in the independent thriller “Art of Revenge” in 2003.
Net Worth 2023
According to 2023 reports, this American singer’s net worth is estimated to be around $16 million. While his yearly salary is under review at the moment.
Currently, Stephan Jenkins seems to be probably single. However, in the past, he has been in a couple of relationships that did not work well. He was in a three-year relationship with actress Charlize Theron. They began their affair in 1998 and ended it in 2001. Furthermore, he had a five-year affair with Vanessa Carlton from 2002 to 2005. He had a brief romance with Winona Ryder in 1997.
Jenkins stands 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) and weighs around 73 kg (160 lbs). Moreover, he has a pair of brown eyes with dark brown hair colour. His body measurement measures 44-32-38 inches and wears a shoe size of 16.5 US.
Stephan Jenkins – Social Media
On his Instagram, page ‘@stephanjenkins’ there are over 34.2k followers. There are over 35.5k followers on his Twitter page ‘@stephanjenkins’ and he is not active on Facebook.