Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl

Rock Singer

David Eric Grohl is an American musician. He is the founder of the rock band Foo Fighters, in which he is the lead singer, guitarist, and principal songwriter. Prior to forming Foo Fighters, he was the drummer of grunge band Nirvana from 1990 to 1994.

Full Name
David Eric Grohl
Jan 14, 1969
6′ 0″
Net Worth


David Eric Grohl was born on January 14, 1969 in Warren, Ohio. He is an American rock singer and musician, best known as the former drummer of the band Nirvana and the lead vocalist and guitarist of the Foo Fighters. Grohl's father was a journalist and his mother was a teacher. He has two sisters and one brother. 

Grohl started playing drums at age eight and joined his first band at age 12. During high school, he played in several bands and began to develop an interest in punk music. In 1990, at age 21, Grohl joined Nirvana as their drummer after their previous one had left the band. With Nirvana, he gained worldwide fame and recognition, playing on many of their hit albums such as Nevermind (1991) and In Utero (1993). 

In 1994, after Kurt Cobain's death, Grohl started working on his own music with a demo recording which he titled "Pocketwatch". When this became successful, he formed the band Foo Fighters in 1995 with himself as lead singer/guitarist along with bassist Nate Mendel and drummer William Goldsmith. The Foo Fighters have released eight studio albums since then with Grohl writing most of the songs. They have also won four Grammy Awards and have been nominated twelve times. 

Apart from his work with Foo Fighters, Grohl has also contributed to various other projects including Queens of the Stone Age, David Bowie’s Heathen album (2002), Probot (2004) etc. He has also made appearances in television shows such as “The Muppets” (2015) and “Saturday Night Live” (2015). He has written two books: “Dave Grohl: The Story of Foo Fighters” (2005) and “Tales from Home” (2016).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1969</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Dave Grohl is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 14, 1969, Dave Grohl was born in Warren, Ohio.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1986</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins Hardcore Punk Band Scream</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Grohl joins his first band, the hardcore punk band Scream.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins Nirvana</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Grohl joins the grunge rock band Nirvana and plays drums on their album Nevermind.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Forms Foo Fighters</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Grohl forms the rock band Foo Fighters and releases their self-titled debut album.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1997</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grammy Award Winning Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Foo Fighters' second album The Colour and the Shape wins a Grammy Award for Best Rock Album.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Grohl is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Nirvana.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Concrete and Gold Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The Foo Fighters release their ninth studio album Concrete and Gold to critical acclaim.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Musician</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dave Grohl is an incredibly talented musician. He has been the frontman of several successful bands, including Nirvana, Foo Fighters, and Them Crooked Vultures. His music is genuine and powerful, and his voice has a unique tone that stands out.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Inspirational Figure</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dave Grohl is an inspirational figure in the world of rock music. He has worked hard to achieve success and never stopped striving for excellence. He encourages others to follow their dreams and be passionate about what they do.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Has a Great Sense of Humor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dave Grohl is also known for his great sense of humor. He loves to joke around with fans and make lighthearted jokes during concerts. His humor helps to create a relaxed atmosphere and makes it easier for people to connect with him on a personal level.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Founding Member of Nirvana</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dave Grohl was a founding member of the iconic grunge rock band Nirvana, joining them in 1990 and playing drums on their breakthrough album Nevermind.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Played All Instruments on Foo Fighters Debut Album</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">When Dave Grohl formed the Foo Fighters in 1994, he played all the instruments on their self-titled debut album.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Drummed for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 1994, Dave Grohl temporarily joined Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as their drummer during their 30th Anniversary Tour.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Recorded Sound City Documentary</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2013, Dave Grohl released a documentary entitled Sound City which focused on the legendary recording studio of the same name.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has His Own Coffee Brand</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dave Grohl launched his own coffee brand called Laughing Man Coffee in 2011. All proceeds from the sales go towards helping people in need around the world.</p></div>


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