|Kid Rock Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||January 17, 1971|
Kid Rock is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, musician, and record producer. He is a self-taught musician and has released multiple albums including Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast, Devil Without a Cause, Kid Rock, Early Mornin’ Stoned Pimp, The Polyfuze Method, Rock n Roll Jesus, First Kiss, Bad Reputation, Sweet Southern Sugar, Rebel Soul, and Born Free. Kid Rock has received many accolades like the American Music Award, People’s Choice Award, World Music Award, ECHO Award, and CMT Music Award. The multi-talented artist has also been a part of a variety of shows and movies such as King of the Hill, Osmosis Jones, Silicon Valley, Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, Joe Dirt, Biker Boyz, A Band Called Death, The Simpsons, and CSI: NY.
Robert James Ritchie
Kid Rock, Bob, Bobby
Romeo, Michigan, United States
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Kid Rock has completed his high school studies at Romeo High School.
Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Multi-instrumentalist, Musician, Actor, Record Producer
- Father – William “Bill” Ritchie (Car Dealer)
- Mother – Susan Elizabeth (Brabbs)
- Siblings – William “Billy” Ritchie (Older Brother), Carol Ritchie (Older Sister), Jill Ritchie (Younger Sister) (Actor)
- Others – William Joseph Ritchie (Paternal Grandfather), Edna Mae Ryan (Paternal Grandmother), James R. Brabbs (Maternal Grandfather), Carolyn Rusche Hendricks (Maternal Grandmother)
Kid Rock has been signed with –
- Lost Highway Touring, Inc., Music Artists Management Company, Clarkston, Michigan, United States
- 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
His net worth had been $150 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft or 183 cm
81 kg or 179 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kid Rock has dated –
- Loretta Lynn – RUMOR
- Amy Brooke – Adult film actor Amy and Kid were involved in a relationship for a while.
- Kellie Pickler – He was once linked with singer Kellie Pickler.
- 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 actor Midori in 1999.
- Jaime King (2000) – Kid Rock was rumored to be dating the well-known actor 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 actor 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 actor Jesse Jane hooked up with Kid Rock in 2004.
- Jaime Pressly (2004) – Kid was then linked to actor Jaime Pressly. They dated for some time but then Jaime realized that she didn’t want to be the 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 actor 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 actor 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.
- 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 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 low-key.
Race / Ethnicity
Kid Rock has Dutch, Irish, English, German, and Scottish ancestry.
- Often wears a 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 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 inducted into the Celebrity Wing of the WWE Hall of Fame during the weekend of Wrestlemania 34 on April 6, 2018.
- He was ranked at the 97th position on VH1’s Sexiest Artists List.
- On March 21, 2022, he released his 12th studio album Bad Reputation and it includes songs like Don’t Tell Me How to Live (ft. Monster Truck), My Kind of Country, We the People, Cold Beer, Everything to Me, The Nashville I Know, and She’s Your Baby (Now Rock Her). He embarked on his Bad Reputation tour on April 6, 2022.
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