Iggy Pop Bio

(Singer, Songwriter)

Relationship Statistics of Iggy Pop

What is Iggy Pop marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Iggy Pop get married ? (married date):November, 2008
How many children does Iggy Pop have ? (name):One (Eric Benson)
Is Iggy Pop having any relationship affair ?: No

More about the relationship

Iggy Pop is a married man. He married three times (Wendy Weissberg, Suchi Asano, Nina Alu). He married Wendy Weissberg in 1968 but the marriage was annulled in November 1969.

Then, he married Suchi Asano in 1984 lasted for almost fourteen years before ending in divorce in 1998.

Moreover, he married Nina Alu in November 2008 and is presently living in Florida with her. He also has a son with Paulette Benson.

Who is Iggy Pop?

Iggy is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer, and actor. He is well known for his outrageous and unpredictable stage antics. Similarly, he has been regarded as the ‘Godfather of Punk’ in the music industry since his influential days with the proto-punk band ‘The Stooges.’

Iggy Pop: Age, Parents, Siblings, and Family

Iggy was born in Muskegon, Michigan, the United States on April 21, 1947, age (71). He is the son of James Newell Osterberg, Sr.(father) and Louella Christensen (mother). His father was a former high school English teacher and baseball coach at Fordson High School in Dearborn, Michigan. There is no information about his mother.

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Caption: Iggy Pop and wife (Source: Celebsinfo)

During the 2007 Rolling Stone interview, he explained his relationship with his parents and their contribution to his music. He went to school with the son of the president of Ford Motor Company, with kids of wealth and good grades. But he had a wealth that beat them all. His parents were his big support system as they gave him their master bedroom in the trailer because that was the only room big enough for his drum kit.

Additionally, there is no information about his siblings. He belongs to American nationality and mixed (Irish- English- Danish,- Norwegian) ethnicity. His birth sign is Taurus.

Iggy Pop: Education, School/ College University

On talking about her education, He attended Pioneer High School. Then, he attended the University of Michigan.

Iggy Pop: Professional Life Career

On talking about his profession, during 1967, he became the lead vocalist of the newly formed band ‘The Stooges’ with Ron Asheton on guitar, Dave Alexander on bass, and Scott Asheton (Ron Asheton’s brother) on drums, alongside him. Whereas, they first played at a Halloween party with the members of MC5 in attendance.

Similarly, he was deeply influenced by the stage presence of Jim Morrison which drove him to build his own outrageous stage persona. Eventually, some of the members, including him, continued to perform together even after the disbanding. In fact, they became associated with David Bowie who helped them gather pace.

Thus, they decided to bring back ‘The Stooges’. Likewise, they also released their studio album ‘Raw Power’ in 1973 and it received a cult following in the coming years. Around this time, he was also struggling with the persistent problem of drug addiction.

Additionally, he also made the headlines for all the wrong reasons after he became involved in a brawl with a group of bikers. The Stooges disbanded once again. In the 1980s, he also released the studio album ‘Blah-Blah-Blah’ which became his first commercially successful work. Later, he also released two more very successful albums, ‘Instinct’ and ‘Brick by Brick’ in 1988 and 1990 respectively.

Iggy Pop: Awards, Nomination

He was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song-Motion Picture for Gold (2016). Likewise, he was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album. Then, he was nominated for VMA for Best Video from a Film for Iggy Pop: Lust for Life (1996) and Trainspotting (1996). Similarly, he was nominated for Razzie Award for Worst Original Song for Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991). Additionally, he won the Critics’ Choice Documentary Award for Most Compelling Living Subject of a Documentary for  Gimme Danger (2016).

Iggy Pop: Net Worth ($20 million), Income, Salary

There is no information regarding her income, salary. Whereas, his net worth was around $ 20 million.

Iggy Pop: Rumors, and Controversy/ Scandal

There was a rumor that he was gay. Currently, he is far from rumors and controversies regarding his personal and professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

On talking about his body measurements, Iggy has a height of 5 feet 6 inches. Additionally, he weighs is 65Kg. Iggy’s hair color is blonde and his eye color is grayish blue.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

He has around 1.48M followers on Facebook. Likewise, he has over 162K followers on Twitter. Similarly, he has around 307K followers on Instagram.

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Reference: (Wikipedia)

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