Lenny Kravitz is a rock singer who has received a Grammy Award. He is known for his songs,’ Are You Gonna Go My Way’ and ‘Let Love Reign, Mama Said.’ He is also remembered for his collection of elaborate sets for his music videos and his dramatic stage antics during the shows. His songs are infused with a little bit of all popular music styles, including jazz, retro, soul, R&B, psychedelic, and rock. He is the winner of multiple awards. He also broke the record for a male artist to get the most consecutive wins in a single category. He has starred in a variety of films, including ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ and ‘Precious’.
Lenny Kravitz Bio
|Full name||Leonard Albert Kravitz|
|Date of birth||May 26, 1964|
|Age||56 years old as od 2021|
|Birth Place||New York, USA|
|Education||Beverly Hills High School|
|Social Media||Instagram/ Facebook/ Twitter|
|Net Worth||Approximately $80 million|
Lenny Kravitz was born into a Russian-Jewish family in New York City. He was born on 26th May, 1964. His birth sign is Gemini. He is 56 years old. At the age of 3, Lenny started playing drums which is an incredible thing. Lenny decided that he wanted to become a musician by the age of 5. Kravitz was never really the religious type, although he was born to a devout Christian mother, and focused more on spiritualism. Nevertheless, he became a non-denominational Christian at the age of 13.
He listened to a wide genre of music during his school years, including R&B, Jazz, Classical, and the Blues. It influenced his taste for music as he grew up. In 1974, the family moved to Los Angeles. His mother was offered the part of Helen Willis in the sitcom, ‘The Jeffersons’. He joined the California Choir of the Boys, whom he performed for three years. He also performed with the Metropolitan Opera and was part of the ‘Mahler’s Third Symphony.’
It was in Los Angeles, where rock and heavy metal bands were first introduced to him. His passion for all music genres earned him a place at Beverly Hills High School in 1978, in a highly reputed music program. He taught himself to play the piano and bass. He befriended ‘Zoro,’ who was his best friend and partner in music.
Lenny Kravitz Body measurement and more
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
Lenny Kravitz stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches. He weighs 73 kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Lenny Kravitz Career
In 1985, he met recording engineer Henry Hirsch. He helped him record the demo’ Romeo Blue’ in the New Jersey recording studio. He started working with Hirsch on his debut album for over a year. He went on a tour with Karl Denson, a saxophonist, for the next five years.
Kravitz signed a record contract with Virgin Records. On September 6, 1989, he released his debut album,’ Let Love Reign’. The album incorporated both funk and rock, which were ‘in’ genres at the time. The following year, in collaboration with Ingrid Chevez, he produced the song ‘Justify my Love’ by Madonna, which was also written by Kravitz. In 1991, he released a self-titled album for Vanessa Paradis who is a French actress and singer. He also released his second album in the same year, ‘Mama Said,’ and dedicated all of his songs to his ex-wife.
Lenny was cast on the album ‘Wandering Spirit’ by Mick Jagger in 1993. He also partnered with Al Green and Curtis Mayfield on a variety of projects the same year. He released his next album,’ Are You Gonna Go My Way,’ towards the end of 1993. He gained acclaim from fans and music critics. He recorded a funk-rock version of a song by ‘KISS’ called ‘Deuce’ the next year.
He released his album named ‘Circus’ in 1995. The album went on to become a hit, peaking on the Billboard charts. It became immensely successful with two of its songs,’ Rock and Roll are Gone’ and ‘Can’t Get You Off My Mind’ are two of its singles which became popular. He released ‘5’ in 1998, which was produced using the newest digital technology. In 2001, one of his best albums was ‘Lenny’ and three years later he released ‘Baptism’. He also featured in a Simpsons episode titled, ‘How I Spent My Summer Vacation,’ at the same time.
During the live shows, he started working with Madonna and was even a part of her ‘Confessions Tour’ in 2006. He performed in Rio de Janeiro for ‘Live Earth’ in the following year. He released his new album,’ It Is Time for a Love Revolution,’ in 2008, which was a moderate success. To promote his album, he embarked on a mini-tour to 9 cities. He had to postpone the dates of his tours due to a brief illness and decided to take a break from his singing career. With the film ‘Precious’, which was shown at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009, he landed his first acting role. From 2010 to 2012, he returned to his music career. He released his next album, Black and White America, an album on which he had been working since 1997. It was during this time that he was cast as a stylist, Cinna, in ‘The Hunger Games.’ On March 23, 2012, the movie was finally released.
Lenny Kravitz Significant Works
His album,’ Let Love Rule,’ received a gold certification and peaked at the number 61 position in the United States. It became even more popular and gained widespread popularity in Europe. Album ‘Greatest Hits’ became his most successful album which was released in 2000. Album was sold over 10 million copies worldwide and he won the Grammy Award.
Kravitz Design Inc. is a company based in New York City that was founded in 2003 founded by Kravitz. Kravitz Architecture focuses on innovative direction and design in residential, commercial and product terms.
Lenny Kravitz Relationship
Lenny Kravitz has been in many relationships till now. The singer dated a lot of lovely ladies. He dated Adriana Lima from 2001 to 2003. He dated Isis Aruda, who is a Brazilian musician in 2004. He was in a relationship with the beautiful actress Nicole Kidman from 2003 to 2004. But they split the very next year after the marriage. Other than that, in 1999 and 1998, Lenny Kravitz dated Kate Moss and Natalie Imbruglia, respectively. Before that, he was in a relationship between 1992 and 1997 with Vanessa Paradis, and in 1991 with singer Kylie Minogue. From 1985 to 1993, Lenny was married to Lisa Bonet. On November 16, 1987, they exchanged marital vows. They had a child together, named Zoe Kravitz. She is a musician, an actress, and a model. Lenny also dated the talk show host, Chelsea Handler, on April 12, 1993. They separated sooner.
Also, there have been some reports of Michelle Rodriguez dating Lenny in 2005, Marrissa Tomei in 2004, Deven Aoki in 2001, and Ananda Lewis in 2000.
Lenny Kravitz Social Media
Lenny is active in Instagram with account, lennykravitz with 3.5m followers. He is also active in Twitter with account, Lenny Kravitz with 4.8m followers (joined in March 2009). In Facebook, he has page named, Lenny Kravitz with 5.8m followers.
Lenny Kravitz Net Worth
Lenny Kravitz has an estimated net worth of around $80 million at present, based on estimates from various government outlets. He earned a good amount Via a lucrative music career. Over the years, he has also gained a good deal from his roles in movies and TV shows.