|Lenny Kravitz Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8½ in|
|Date of Birth||May 26, 1964|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Lenny Kravitz is an award-winning American singer, songwriter, and actor who is as famous for his rock and roll lifestyle as he is for his music. He has more than 3 million followers on Instagram, more than 5 million followers on Twitter, and more than 6 million followers on Facebook.
Leonard Albert Kravitz
Lenny, Eddie, The Krav, Romeo Blue
Manhattan, New York, United States
- Paris, France
- The Bahamas
Lenny attended The Lillie Devereaux Blake Elementary School in Manhattan. He graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1982 and studied alongside celebrities like Nicolas Cage and Slash.
Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Record Producer
- Father – Seymour Sol Kravitz (Producer) (Died in 2005)
- Mother – Roxie Roker (Actress) (Died in 1995)
- Others – Joseph Kravitz (Paternal Grandfather), Jean Kaufman (Paternal Grandmother), Albert Roker (Maternal Grandfather), Bessie Mitchell (Maternal Grandmother), Al Roker (Second Cousin) (Television Personality)
Lenny is represented by Donovan Public Relations in New York.
Rock, Hard Rock, Funk Rock, Neo Soul, Neo-Psychedelia
Vocals, Guitar, Keyboard, Drums, Bass
- Virgin Records
- Roadrunner Records
- Atlantic Records
- Kobalt Music Recordings
5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Lenny Kravitz has dated –
- Chelsea Handler
- Lisa Bonet (1987-1993) – Kravitz married actress Lisa Bonet on November 16, 1987, in Las Vegas. Their daughter Zoë Isabella Kravitz was born on December 1, 1988. The young couple got amicably divorced in 1993.
- Madonna (1990) – RUMOR
- Kylie Minogue (1991)
- Vanessa Paradis (1992-1997)
- Natalie Imbruglia (1998)
- Kate Moss (1999)
- Devon Aoki (2001) – RUMOR
- Adriana Lima (2001-2003) – The couple had got engaged in 2002 but, called it off a year later.
- Nicole Kidman (2003-2004) – The couple had got engaged during the time of their courtship.
- Marisa Tomei (2004)
- Isis Arruda (2004)
- Michelle Rodriguez (2005) – RUMOR
- Naomi Campbell (2016) – RUMOR
- Whitney Cummings (2016)
- Barbara Fialho (2018-2019)
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Black and White)
Lenny has African-Bahamian and African-American ancestry on his mother’s side and is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent on his father’s side.
- Usually wears nose rings, chains, earrings, etc.
- Multiple tattoos
Lenny has endorsed the following brands –
- Marx Toys (1972)
- Absolut Vodka (2006) (Print Ads)
- Tommy Hilfiger (1999) (Print Ads)
- Gap (2004)
- The Islands of the Bahamas ‘Fly Away’ (2019)
- Guitar Hero Live (2015)
- Eleven Paris (2013)
- Dom Perignon (2018)
- Stella Artois Super Bowl commercial (2021)
Lenny Kravitz Favorite Things
- Music Group – The Jacksons
- Albums Produced By Quincy Jones – Right on Time (1977), Off the Wall (1979)
- Dish To Cook – Italian pasta
- Restaurants In Los Angeles – Gjelina, My Two Cents
- Gallery Boutique – Church on Melrose
- Comedy Film – The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
- Songs By Prince – Head (1980), Controversy (1981), Lady Cab Driver (1982), Mountains (1986), Pop Life (1985)
Source – Wikipedia, Rolling Stone India, Women’s Health, Condé Nast Traveller, InterviewMagazine.com, Rolling Stone
Lenny Kravitz Facts
- Kravitz was listed on VH1‘s ‘100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock’ at #93.
- He received the Grammy Award for ‘Best Male Rock Vocal Performance’ consecutively for 4 years from 1999 to 2002.
- He split his pants during a concert in Stockholm in 2015, leaving his genitalia exposed briefly.
- In 2011, the French government made him an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
- Cicely Tyson was his godmother.
- During the 2022 CFDA Fashion Awards, Lenny was honored with the “Fashion Icon Award”.
Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0