Dave Grohl Bio


Relationship Statistics of Dave Grohl

What is Dave Grohl marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Dave Grohl get married ? (married date):August 02, 2003
How many children does Dave Grohl have ? (name):Three (Harper Willow Grohl, Violet Maye Grohl, Ophelia Grohl)
Is Dave Grohl having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Dave Grohl gay ?: No
Who is Dave Grohl wife ? (name): View Couple ComparisonJordyn Blum
Jordyn Blum

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Dave Grohl married photographer Jennifer Youngblood in 1994 after meeting the year before in 1993. However, after spending around 4 years together, they got divorced in 1997.

He dated Louise Post, vocalist for the alternative rock band Veruca Salt, and Grohl hooked up at the end of 1996 and were together till January 1997.

Then, he dated Musician Tina Basich in 1998, but the relationship didn’t work and they broke up. Dave dated Actress Kari Wuhrer in 1999. After staying together for 3 years, the couple split up in 2002.

He hit it off with Canadian bassist Melissa Auf der Maur and the two began dating from September 2000 to February 2001.

Dave dated Film and TV producer Jordyn Blum met Grohl in April 2002. They dated for a year and got hitched on August 2, 2003.

Their marriage was blessed with three daughters – Violet Maye (born on April 15, 2006), Harper Willow (born on April 17, 2009), and Ophelia Saint (born on August 1, 2014). Violet is named after Dave’s maternal grandmother.

Who is Dave Grohl?

Dave Grohl is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and director. Likely, he started playing guitar at a very young age and is self-taught for the most part. He later taught himself to play drums, citing John Banham as his biggest influence.

Grohl played drums for the grunge band ‘Nirvana’ from 1991 till 1994, after which the band broke up following the death of its lead singer, Kurt Cobain. After the sudden end of Nirvana, he went on to form his own band, ‘Foo Fighters’.

Dave Grohl: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Dave Grohl was born in Warren, Ohio, the United States on  January 14, 1969. His birth name is David Eric Grohl. His father’s name is James Grohl and his mother’s name is  Virginia Grohl.

Whereas, his parents divorced when he was six and he was raised by his mother?

He has a sibling namely, Lisa Grohl. Dave holds American citizenship and mixed (Slovak- German- Irish) ethnicity. His birth sign is Capricorn.

Education, School/ College University

Talking about Dave’s education history, he enrolled as a freshman at Thomas Jefferson High School, Virginia. Then, he attended Bishop Ireton High School. Later, he Annandale High School, Virginia.

Dave Grohl: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, at the age of 17, Dave Grohl auditioned and got selected to be the drummer in a hardcore punk band ‘Scream’ for which he dropped out of high school in his junior year. He traveled extensively with the band and recorded many live albums with them out of which ‘No More Censorship’ and ‘Fumble’ became very popular.

In the late 1990s, ‘Scream’ got disbanded and he went to Seattle to audition for ‘Nirvana’. He joined the band full-time after getting selected, and they signed a deal in due course of time with a major record label, ‘DGC Records’. Thereafter, the band recorded their first album ‘Nevermind’ and released it.

Before heading on to their European tour in 1994, he and Krist Novoselic of Nirvana fame worked on many demos at Robert Lang Studios in Seattle. The duo together completed many of his songs until the arrival of Cobain. During 1994, the band came to a halt with Kurt Cobain’s death.

In May 1997, the ‘Foo Fighters’ came out with their second album, ‘The colors and the shape’. The album soon became a chartbuster including several smash-hits such as ‘Ever-Long’, ‘My Hero’ etc.

In June 2008, he joined Paul McCartney’s band for a concert at the Anfield Football Stadium, Liverpool which was organized as one of the major events of the English city’s year as ‘European Capital of Culture’.

Awards, Nomination

He was nominated for Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming for Sonic Highways (2014) at Primetime Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards he won Sound City (2013) at Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize in 2014.

Dave Grohl: Net Worth, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $280 million and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career.

Dave Grohl: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that Dave Grohl dated actress Winona Ryder and hooked up with singer Christina Aguilera. Currently, he is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Dave Grohl has a height of 6 feet and he weighs 78Kg. His hair color is dark brown and his eyes color is hazel.

Social Media

Dave is active on Facebook and Twitter, he has around 1.09M followers on his Facebook. Around 3.06M followers on his Twitter.

But, he doesn’t have an official page on Instagram.


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