Julian Casablancas

Julian Casablancas

Rock Singer

Julian Fernando Casablancas is an American singer, musician and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist and primary songwriter of rock band The Strokes, with whom he has released six studio albums since their founding in 1998. Casablancas released a solo album, Phrazes for the Young, in 2009.

Full Name
Aug 23, 1978
6′ 2″
Net Worth


Julian Casablancas is an American rock singer, songwriter, and musician best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band The Strokes. He was born on August 23, 1978 in New York City, United States. His father is John Casablancas, founder of Elite Model Management and his mother is Jeanette Christiansen. Julian has two brothers, Alexander and Nicholas.

Julian began playing music at a young age, taking piano lessons from the age of eight. In 1997 he formed a band with friends Albert Hammond Jr., Nick Valensi and Fabrizio Moretti called The Strokes. They released their debut album titled ‘Is This It’ in 2001 which gained them critical acclaim and commercial success. Since then they have released four more albums together including 2013's 'Comedown Machine'. 

In 2009 he released his solo debut album 'Phrazes for the Young' which was followed by 'Culture of Fear' in 2011 and most recently 'Tyranny' in 2014. Alongside this he has collaborated with numerous artists such as Santigold and Daft Punk. He also served as executive producer for Karen O's solo debut album 'Crush Songs'. 

Julian is also well known for his activism having been involved with organisations such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch along with campaigning to end gun violence in America.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1978</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Julian Casablancas is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 23, 1978, Julian Casablancas was born in New York City.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1993</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Forms The Strokes</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Julian and his friends Nick Valensi, Albert Hammond Jr., Nikolai Fraiture, and Fabrizio Moretti form the rock band The Strokes.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2001</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">The Strokes Release Debut Album</h3><p id="" class

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Unique Voice</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Julian Casablancas has a unique voice that stands out from other singers. He has a distinctive style that blends rock and indie music, giving his songs an edgy yet melodic sound.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Innovative</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Julian Casablancas is always pushing boundaries and experimenting with new sounds and styles. He has been at the forefront of the rock and indie music scene since the early 2000s, creating a unique blend of rock, electronica, and indie sounds.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He writes honest lyrics</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Julian Casablancas writes lyrics that are honest and thought provoking. His lyrics often explore topics such as love, relationships, politics, and social issues. His words are heartfelt and powerful, making for some truly captivating songs.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Lead Singer of The Strokes</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Julian Casablancas is the lead singer and founder of the rock band The Strokes, formed in 1998.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Solo Album Released in 2009</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Julian released his first solo album titled 'Phrazes For The Young' in 2009 and has since released two other solo albums.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Influenced by Punk Music</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Julian was heavily influenced by punk music growing up, citing bands like The Clash, Sex Pistols and The Ramones as his main influences.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Won Grammy Awards with The Strokes</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">The Strokes won two Grammy awards for Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance for their song "Last Nite" in 2002.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Strongly Opposes Piracy</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Julian Casablancas is an outspoken opponent of digital music piracy and has been vocal in condemning the practice.</p></div>


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