Chad Kroeger Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Chad Kroeger Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight82 kg
Date of BirthNovember 15, 1974
Zodiac SignScorpio
Eye ColorBlue

Chad Kroeger is a Canadian singer, songwriter, TV personality, musician, producer, and entrepreneur, best known as the lead guitarist and vocalist for the band Nickelback. He began his career as part of the grunge cover band, Village Idiot, in the early 1990s, before forming Nickelback with his brother Mike Kroeger and cousin Brandon Kroeger, as well as singer Ryan Peake. In 2001, Chad also formed a band named The Suits XL, which released an album Quarter-Life Crisis (2006) through 604 Records that he co-founded in 2002. He also produced, wrote songs, or sang with a plethora of other well-known artists as well as bands such as Daughtry, Default, Bo Bice, and Theory of a Deadman.

Born Name

Chad Robert Turton

Nick Name

Chad

Chad Kroeger during an interview as seen in June 2017
Chad Kroeger during an interview as seen in June 2017 (FaceCulture / YouTube)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Hanna, Alberta, Canada

Residence

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Nationality

Canadian

 

Education

He never graduated from high school.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Producer, Entrepreneur, TV Personality

Family

  • Father – Wendall “Windy” Turton
  • Mother – Debbie Kroeger
  • Siblings – Mike Kroeger (Older Brother) (Musician)
  • Others – Brandon Kroeger (Cousin), Heinrich “Henry” Kroeger (Maternal Grandfather) (Member of the Progressive Conservative Party, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta), Cleona Elora Kelts (Maternal Grandmother), Heinrich/Henrich “Henry” Kroeger (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Helena Rempel (Maternal Great-Grandmother), Harvey Shelton/Sheldon Kelts (Maternal Great-Grandfather), Flora Belle McMillen (Maternal Great-Grandmother)

Manager

Chad Kroeger is represented by the Commercial Talent Agency (Talent Agent) in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Genre

Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, Post-Grunge, Hard Rock, Pop Rock, Heavy Metal

Instruments

Vocals, Drums, Guitar

Labels

  • VI-0-IV Records (604 Records)
  • Roadrunner Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

82 kg or 181 lbs

Chad Kroeger during a performance at Perth Arena in November 2012
Chad Kroeger during a performance at Perth Arena in November 2012 (Stuart Sevastos / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Chad Kroeger has dated –

  1. Marianne Gurick (2002-2009) – For 7 years, Chad was engaged to the hair salon owner, Marianne Gurick.
  2. Kristen Dewitt (2007-2012) – Between September 2007 and May 2012, he was in a relationship with American personality Kristen Dewitt. Their relationship ended on bad terms. It included angry tweets and lawsuits about cheating on her with Avril, among other things.
  3. Avril Lavigne (2012-2015) – He began collaborating with the singer and musician Avril Lavigne around February 2012, preparing her 5th studio album. In July 2012, after he broke up with Kristen, the two began dating. On August 8, 2012, the pair got engaged and got married on Canada Day, July 1, 2013, in the south of France. Rumors about their split after only 1 year of marriage began surfacing in September 2014 but received no response from either of them. Finally, on September 2, 2015, Avring publicly confirmed their separation on Instagram.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of German, English, Irish, Scottish, remote Swiss-German and Welsh, and 1/16 Norwegian descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

He has often dyed his hair ‘Blonde.’

Eye Color

Blue

Chad Kroeger as seen in May 2009
Chad Kroeger as seen in May 2009 (sezzles / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Towering height
  • Spiky haircut
  • Goatee facial hair
  • Gruff vocals

Chad Kroeger Favorite Things

Movie – Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

SourceIMDb

Chad Kroeger during a performance
Chad Kroeger during a performance (Frost Harver / Wikipedia / Public Domain)

Chad Kroeger Facts

  1. His dad left the family when he was only 2 years old. He later started going by his mom’s maiden name, Kroeger. Nickelback‘s song Too Bad is dedicated to that event in his life.
  2. His last name is pronounced “Kr-OO-ger.”
  3. In the past, Chad landed the 6th spot on “The 100 Unsexiest Men in the World” compiled by the Boston Phoenix website.
  4. A song he recorded for the soundtrack of the movie Spider-Man (2002) titled Hero, gained him a lot of prominence as a solo artist.
  5. More than 3 years after their divorce, when Avril announced she was suffering from Lyme disease, Chad rose up to the task and supported her both privately and professionally. He gave her advice on song choices, lent his vocals, and invited her to use his recording studio for her 6th studio album, Head Above Water (2019).
  6. Nickelback‘s song How You Remind Me peaked on the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, while the song titled Photograph reached #2 on the same chart.
  7. Mark Zuckerberg “threw a jab” at his band when he asked his at-home AI system named Jarvis in 2016 to “play him a good Nickelback song.” The system replied: “I’m sorry Mark, I’m afraid I can’t do that… there are no good Nickelback songs,” to which he replied: “Good. That was actually a test.”

Featured Image by Frost Harver / Wikipedia / Public Domain

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