Krist Novoselic Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Krist Novoselic Quick Info
Height6 ft 7 in
Weight98 kg
Date of BirthMay 16, 1965
Zodiac SignTaurus
SpouseDarbury Ayn Stenderu

Krist Novoselic is a renowned American musician, activist, songwriter, author, and director. He is known for being the bassist and the backing vocals of the alternative rock band Nirvana. After Nirvana, he formed bands like Sweet 75 and Eyes Adrift. He has a BSc degree in social sciences from Washington State University.

Born Name

Krist Anthony Novoselic

Nick Name

Novie

Krist Novoselic as seen in October 2019
Krist Novoselic as seen in October 2019 (Krist Novoselic / Twitter)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Compton, California, United States

Residence

Deep River, Washington, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Krist Novoselic studied at Aberdeen High School in Washington. In 2016, he obtained a BSc degree in social sciences from Washington State University.

Occupation

Musician, Activist, Songwriter, Author, Director

Family

  • Father – Kristo Novoselić
  • Mother – Marija Novoselić
  • Siblings – Robert Novoselić (Younger Brother), Diana Novoselić (Younger Sister)

Genre

Grunge, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Alternative Rock, Punk Rock, Post-Punk, Sludge Metal, Cowpunk

Instruments

Vocals, Bass, Guitar, Accordion, Organ

Labels

  • Sub Pop
  • DGC
  • Geffen
  • SpinART
  • Giants in the Trees

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 7 in or 201 cm

Weight

98 kg or 216 lbs

Krist Novoselic during a performance as seen in September 2011
Krist Novoselic during a performance as seen in September 2011 (David Lee / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Krist Novoselic has dated –

  1. Shelli Dilley (1989-1999) – The couple got married on December 30, 1989. In 1999, their divorce was finalized.
  2. Darbury Ayn Stenderu (2004-Present) – They tied the knot on February 27, 2004. They are blessed with 2 children.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Croatian descent.

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Green

Krist Novoselic as seen in February 2009
Krist Novoselic as seen in February 2009 (secstate-wa / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Bald
  • Tall height
Krist Novoselic at Experience Music Project in June 2008
Krist Novoselic at Experience Music Project in June 2008 (Joe Mabel / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Krist Novoselic Facts

  1. In Croatian, his last name means “new settler”.
  2. He was one of the founding members of the alternative rock band, Nirvana.
  3. In 2004, he published his book Of Grunge and Government.
  4. On April 4, 2002, Krist became an FAA licensed pilot.
  5. In 2006, he hosted the Saturday night radio program as DJ K-No on a community radio station, KMUN in Astoria, Oregon.
  6. It was around 1980, while he was in Yugoslavia that he first came across punk rock and started listening to bands like S*x Pistols, Ramones, and a few local punk rock bands.
  7. Growing up, he was a fan of Led Zeppelin, Devo, Black Sabbath, and Aerosmith.
  8. At the age of 11 or 12, he bought his first record of Beatles singles collection.
  9. The top 3 songs he is embarrassed to admit that he loves and know all the lyrics are Mississippi by Pussycat, Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle of the Road, and The Winner Takes It All by Abba.
  10. According to him, the components of a good song are the verse, chorus, bridge, outro, maybe a solo, and a hook.
  11. If he was stuck on a desert island, the one book, one record, and one food that he would carry is a manual on how to build a boat, Nevermind by Nirvana, and a bean burrito with cheese, sour cream, and lettuce.
  12. His 4 guests that would complete his perfect dinner party include former Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Pat Smear, Kurt Cobain, and his wife, Darbury.
  13. He would want Frank Sinatra’s song My Way to be played at his funeral.
  14. His influencers for playing bass guitar include Paul McCartney, Geezer Butler, John Entwistle, and Gene Simmons.
  15. In the past, he created a PAC named JAMPAC (Joint Artists and Musicians Political Action Committee).

Featured Image by Joe Mabel / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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