Dizzy Reed Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Dizzy Reed Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth June 18, 1963
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Hair Color Dark Brown

Dizzy Reed is an American musician, keyboardist, pianist, percussionist, and occasional actor who is best known for being a member of the rock band, Guns N’ Roses, alongside the likes of Axl Rose, Duff McKagan, Slash, Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer, and Melissa Reese. Together, they have worked on a number of projects such as Use Your Illusion IUse Your Illusion IIChinese Democracy, and “The Spaghetti Incident?”.

Born Name

Darren Arthur Reed

Nick Name

Dizzy, Dizzy F’n Reed

Dizzy Reed as seen while performing during an event in September 2006
Dizzy Reed as seen while performing during an event in September 2006 (Matthew Field / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Hinsdale, Illinois, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Dizzy Reed studied at Fairview High School which is a public, coeducational, comprehensive BVSD secondary school located in Boulder, Colorado.

Occupation

Musician, Keyboardist, Pianist, Percussionist, Actor

Family

  • Father – Bob Reed
Dizzy Reed as seen while posing for a picture with his grandson Riley in June 2017
Dizzy Reed as seen while posing for a picture with his grandson Riley in June 2017 (Dizzy Reed / Instagram)

Manager

Dizzy Reed is represented by Nardia Drayton, Golden Robot Records.

Genre

Hard Rock, Heavy Metal

Instruments

Keyboards, Guitar, Bass, Vibraphone, Percussion, Vocals

Labels

Geffen Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Dizzy Reed has dated –

  1. Angela Parker (1989-1990)
  2. Lisa Reed (1990-2010) – He got married to author and special education teacher, Lisa, in the year 1990 and during the course of their relationship, the duo was blessed with 2 daughters, namely, Skye (b. 1992) and Shade (b. 1996). However, after being together for around 20 years, Dizzy Reed and Lisa decided to part ways and filed for divorce in 2010.
  3. Roxana Shirazi (2006)

Note – Dizzy Reed also fathers a son named Justin Gunn-Reed (b. 1988) from a previous relationship.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Dizzy Reed as seen while performing at Uproar Festival 2013
Dizzy Reed as seen while performing at Uproar Festival 2013 (Jax 0677 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall stature
  • Curly hair
  • Deep-set eyes

Dizzy Reed Favorite Things

SourceLouder

Dizzy Reed (Left) posing for a picture alongside Chris Rock in October 2017
Dizzy Reed (Left) posing for a picture alongside Chris Rock in October 2017 (Dizzy Reed / Instagram)

Dizzy Reed Facts

  1. He grew up in Colorado, United States.
  2. It was his grandmother who initially taught him to play the organ when he was still quite young.
  3. Although he officially joined Guns N’ Roses in 1990, Dizzy Reed had already worked with the band in 1986.
  4. He has been the original guitarist of Guns N’ Roses.
  5. Despite his denial, he has been described as reclusive and introverted.
  6. Dizzy Reed was also a member of the Australian-American rock band and musical collective supergroup, The Dead Daisies, along with his Guns N’ Roses bandmate Richard Fortus. However, they both left the group in order to focus on their work with Guns N’ Roses.
  7. With The Dead Daisies, Dizzy Reed worked on a few albums including The Dead Daisies and Revolución.
  8. He is the 2nd longest standing member of Guns N’ Roses after Axl Rose.
  9. As a solo artist, he released his debut album, Rock ‘N Roll Ain’t Easy, in 2018 via Golden Robot Records.
  10. Dizzy Reed has also appeared in a few movie roles which include his appearance as a Piano player in a bar in The Still Life, Mumbles in Charlie’s Death Wish, and Daggar in Sunset Society.
  11. As a member of Guns N’ Roses, he was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.
  12. Dizzy Reed became a member of the Cornell University chapter of Zeta Psi on January 22, 2006. This was a rather unusual step considering the traditional age of inductees.

Featured Image by Matthew Field / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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