Robert James Ritchie
Romeo, Michigan, U.S.
Kid Rock has completed his high school studies from Romeo High School.
Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Multi-instrumentalist, and actor
- Father – William “Bill” Ritchie (Car Dealer)
- Mother – Susan Elizabeth (Brabbs)
- Siblings – William “Billy” Ritchie (Older Brother), Carol Ritchie (Older Sister), Jill Ritchie (Younger Sister) (Actress)
- Others – William Joseph Ritchie (Paternal Grandfather), Edna Mae Ryan (Paternal Grandmother), James R. Brabbs (Maternal Grandfather), Carolyn Rusche Hendricks (Maternal Grandmother)
Artist and Brand Management (Talent Management Company)
Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap Rock, Country Rock, Rap Metal, Nu Metal
Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Turntables, and Drums
- Warner Bros.
- Top Dog
- Lava Records
6 ft or 183 cm
81 kg or 179 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kid Rock has dated –
- Loretta Lynn – Famous American singer, Loretta Lynn and Kid dated for some time but the details about their relationship are not public.
- Amy Brooke – Adult film actress Amy and Kid were involved in a relationship for a while.
- Kelley South Russell (1991-2001) – Kid had an on-and-off relationship with Kelley South Russell since 8th grade for 10 years. They also have a son together named Robert James Ritchie Jr (b. June 14, 1993).
- Midori (1999) – Kid hooked up with the adult film actress, Midori in 1999.
- Jaime King (2000) – Kid Rock was rumored to be dating the well-known actress and model, Jaime King in 2000 for a while.
- Tina King – There were reports regarding the relationship of Kid with a person named, Tina King in the past.
- Pamela Anderson (2001-2006) – Kid met actress Pamela Anderson at a VH1 tribute to Aretha Franklin in 2001 and soon, the couple started dating each other. According to the reports, they were engaged in 2002 but they called it off. They got married in July 2006 in Saint Tropez and during that time, there were reports about Pamela being pregnant. While filming for the film “Blonde and Blonder” in November 2006, Pamela had miscarried. On November 27, 2006, a divorce was filed by Anderson in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. The divorce was finalized in 2007.
- Sheryl Crow (2002) – After doing the song “Pictures” together in 2002, singers Kid and Sheryl Crow were rumored to be in a relationship.
- Jesse Jane (2004) – American p*rnographic actress, Jesse Jane hooked up with Kid Rock in 2004.
- Jaime Pressly (2004) – Kid was then linked to actress Jaime Pressly. They dated for some time but then Jaime realized that she didn’t want to be rock star’s girlfriend and dumped Kid.
- Conchita Leeflang (2005-2006) – Conchita was Kid’s girlfriend before he started his career as a rapper.
- Briana Banks (2006) – Kid hooked up with another adult film actress, Briana in 2006.
- Tamara Mellon (2006) – Kid briefly dated fashion designer and co-founder of Jimmy Choo, Tamara Mellon in 2006.
- Erin Naas (2006) – After Kid and actress Erin Naas met at the Billboard Awards Party in Las Vegas in 2006, they were considered to be an item.
- Paris Hilton (2007) – Socialite Paris Hilton and Kid Rock were linked in 2007 when they were seen getting cozy while being photographed.
- May Andersen (2007-2008) – Former Danish model May Andersen was in an on-and-off relationship with Kid from 2007 to 2008.
- Kellie Pickler (2009) – Country Music artist, Kellie Pickler dated the rocker in 2009.
- Krista Ayne (2007) – Model Krista Ayne who was the Penthouse Pet of the Month for April 2006 went out with Kid during the “Rolling Stone Cover Shoot” of the year 2007.
- Alyssa Lipsky (2007) – Nearing October 2017, Kid Rock dated with Alyssa Lipsky.
- Audrey Berry (2010-Present) – As per Detroit Free Press, Kid met Audrey Berry after his divorce from Pamela Anderson and secretly started dating in 2010. After dating for a long time, the duo got engaged in 2016. He has always kept the relationship a low key.
Race / Ethnicity
Kid Rock has Dutch, Irish, English, German and Scottish ancestry.
- Often wears fedora hat
- Long Hair
He has done the following commercials –
- American Badass Grill
- Coors Original Beer (Voice Over)
- He is also involved with various charitable organizations. One such organization is “Operation Homefront” and he gives large donations to this organization.
- Kid Rock’s song “Born Free” has been used in the TV Commercial for Chevy Silverado Truck (2014).
Best Known For
His rap-rock singles like “Bawitdaba”, “Cowboy” and “Only God Knows Why”.
In 2001, Kid Rock appeared in the drama comedy film Joe Dirt for his role as Robby.
First TV Show
In an August 1999 episode, Kid Rock was seen on the talk show The Howard Stern Radio Show.
In December 1990, Kid Rock released his debut studio album Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast. It didn’t chart anywhere on the music charts.
Kid Rock has never spoken publicly about his fitness routine or personal trainer.
Kid Rock Favorite Things
- Music Artist – Jamey Johnson
- Food – Crawfish Broils
- Basketball Team – Detroit Pistons
- Style Icon – John Lee Hooker
- Item of Clothing – Hat Collection, Belt
- Building – The Motown Museum in Detroit
- Cigar Brand – Fuente Short Stories “The Hemingways”
Source – Rolling Stone, Radio.com, Independent, Cowboys & Indians
Kid Rock Facts
- Kid has also served in the police force of Oakley, Michigan as the Deputy Reservist of the force.
- Kid Rock appeared in the music video of “Berzerk”, sung by Eminem in 2013.
- In 2004 and 2005, he appeared in two music videos by Gretchen Wilson titled “Redneck Woman” and “All Jacked up”.
- Kid Rock takes interest in hunting which ran him into a dispute with the animal rights activists.
- In 2008, a scholarship named after Kid Rock was started which was offered at the Wayne State University.
- In February 2009, Kid Rock served as the Grand Marshal of the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade held in New Orleans.
- He was ranked at the 97th position on VH1’s Sexiest Artists List.
- Visit his official website @ kidrock.com.
- Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Featured Image by Staff Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth (U.S. Air Force) / Aviano.af.mil / Public Domain