Courtney Love Bio, Affair, Widow, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height

(Singer, musician, actress)

Artist Courtney Love is a mother of one.

Relationship Facts of Courtney Love

  • Courtney Love is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Courtney Love met Kurt Cobain from the band Nirvana at the Portland Satyricon club the year before the release of Hole’s album. Later, at another show in 1991, they ran into each other. Nevermind, the couple started a whirlwind romance two months after the release of Nirvana’s huge hit album.

They were married in February 1992 on a beach in Hawaii. The couple welcomed their first and only daughter, Frances Bean in August 1992. This was her second marriage, she was wedded to James Moreland in 1989 very briefly.

Who is Courtney Love?

Courtney Michelle Love, born Courtney Michelle Harrison or Courtney Love is a singer, songwriter, and actress from America. Love’s career spanned four decades, a figure in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s. As the lead vocalist of the alternative rock band Hole that she formed in 1989, she rose to prominence. Love presented herself in the limelight after marrying the lead of Nirvana Kurt Cobain.

Courtney Love: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Born on July 9, 1964, Love is the first child of the first child of  Linda Carroll (née Risi), a psychotherapist and Hank Harrison, a publisher, and road manager for the Grateful Dead. Love had two step-sisters Jaime Rodriguez and Nicole Rodriguez and a stepbrother,  Daniel Menely who was adopted by her step-father Frank Rodriguez.

Again after a divorce, Love’s mother gave birth to half brothers, Benjamin Barraud, Joshua Barraud. She is of American nationality. She has mixed (Cuban, English, German, Irish, and Welsh) ethnicity.

Courtney Love: Education, School/ College University

Love had a fair share of colleges and universities on her side as she was constantly on the move. She attended a Montessori school in Eugene; She completed her psychology degree at the University of Oregon. Later on, she enrolled at Nelson College for Girls, from which they expelled her.

She also attended Portland State University, studying English and philosophy. She finally enrolled at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, where she received an honorary patronage from Trinity’s University Philosophical Society in 2010.

Courtney Love: Professional Life, Career

Love debuted in two Alex Cox films, Sid and Nancy (1986) and Straight to Hell (1987), Love began her career as an actress. Likewise, she formed the Sugar Baby Doll band and developed her signature style of baby doll dresses, ripping stockings, and smeared makeup. Love became Faith No More’s lead singer after a brief stint playing bass in Bjelland’s band Babes in Toyland.

With guitarist Eric Erlandson, bass player Jill Emery, and drummer Caroline Rue, Love formed Hole in 1989. Everybody knew Hole for its intense raw sound and unpredictable live shows, and for its debut album, On the Inside (1991), produced by Kim Gordon from Sonic Youth, the band quickly gained wide acclaim.

During this time, the Hole roster evolved as the drummer Patty Schemel and bassist Kristen Pfaff joined Love and Erlandson. Cobain committed suicide days before the release of Live Through This (1994), the second album of Hole. Pfaff died of an overdose of heroin two months later. In May 2002, the group disbanded.

With the release of America’s Sweetheart (2004), Love started her solo career. Despite continuing to perform as a musician, Love became more visible as an actress in the 2010s. In the television series Sons of Anarchy, Empire, and Revenge, she played recurring characters and portrayed Kitty Menendez in Menendez, a true-crime TV movie: Blood Brother

Courtney Love: Awards, Nomination

Courtney has won 7 awards with a total of 14 nominations in her career. IN 1996 with the release of The People vs Larry Flint, she racked in 5 awards for the best-supporting actress. The acclaimed awards were given to her by many renowned organizations such as the Boston Society of Film, Chicago Film Association, and Online Film & Television Association, etc. 

Courtney Love: Net Worth, Salary

Love has an estimated net worth of $100 Million. The source of this massive net worth is due to inheritance. In 1994, she was given $115 million from the inheritance of the writing rights of Kurt Cobain of Nirvana.

Courtney Love: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

Love was a very controversial woman in Rock history. She was arrested for shoplifting at the age of fourteen. Her frequent and uncontrolled drug abuse as well as her custodial rights of her daughter being frequently denied. And also her list of hookups and relationships aided in her life being controversial in the past. She has kept herself away from controversies and scandals in the meantime.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Courtney Love stands tall at around 5 Feet 10 Inches. She weighs around 55 kg. Her chest is about 34 inches, waist around 25 inches and hips is about 34 inches. Her hair color is Blonde and she has light grey eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Courtney Love is active on Twitter with 622.1 thousand followers. Likewise, Love is also active on Instagram with 998 thousand followers. Furthermore, Love also has a whopping 590.97 thousand followers on Facebook.

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