- Name: Anthony Kiedis
- Age: 54 years old
- Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: Singer
- Net Worth: US $120 Million
- Status: Alive
Anthony Kiedis is an American rock singer, songwriter and lead vocalist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He was born to parents John Michael and Margaret on November 1, 1962 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has three half siblings, Julie, Jenny, and James. Kiedis’ parents divorced when he was a toddler. He lived with his mother in Michigan before moving to Los Angeles in 1974 to stay with his father. While in LA, he attended Fairfax High School followed by the University of California. He dropped out of college as a result of cocaine and heroin addiction.
Kiedis formed the rock band, Red Hot Chili Peppers in 1983. Current band members are Flea (bass), Chad Smith (drummer), Josh Klinghoffer (guitarist) and Kiedis (vocals). The group’s self-titled debut album, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, was released in August 1984 by EMI Records. Though the album wasn’t commercially successful, the band attracted a large following. Their second album, Freaky Styley, was released the following year to low sales.
Kiedis and The Chili Peppers rose to stardom with the release of their fifth album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, by Warner Bros. Records in 1991. The album peaked at #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”. The group has released a total of eleven studio albums which includes Californication (1999), Stadium Arcadium (2006), and I’m with You (2011). As a group, The chili Peppers has sold over 80 million records, and won six Grammy Awards. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.
Aside for music, Kiedis has made several screen appearances over the years. He was billed as “Cole Dammet” in his early roles. His acting debut was in the 1978 film, F.I.S.T., starring Sylvester Stallone. That same year he was featured in ABC Afterschool Special, and Jokes My Folks Never Told Me. Other screen appearances include Point Break (1991) with Patrick Swayze, The Chase (1994) with Charlie Sheen, and executive producer for ‘Low Down (2014)’.
Anthony Kiedis is 5ft 8in tall and has a net worth of $120 million. He’s dated several celebrities including Demi Moore, Ione Skye, Melanie C, and Heidi Klum. He had a son, Everly Bear, with actress ‘Heather Christie’ in 2007. Kiedis’ 2004 autobiography, Scar Tissue, documents his battle with drug addiction and hepatitis C. He was hospitalized in May 2016 with undisclosed illness. The band was forced too cancel their performance at KROQ’s annual Weenie Roast music festival.
Anthony Kiedis Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Anthony Kiedis
- Birthday: November 1, 1962
- How Old : Age: 54 years old
- Place of Birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
- Years Active: 1983-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $120 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: redhotchilipeppers.com