Anthony Kiedis

Born Nov 1, 1962

Anthony Kiedis is an American vocalist/lyricist, and occasional actor best known as the lead vocalist of the Grammy-winning band Red Hot Chili Peppers. As an actor, he has appeared in F.I.S. T, Point Break, and The Chase. Kiedis published an autobiography entitled Scar Tissue in 2004. Kiedis spent his youth in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his mother before moving, shortly before his twelfth birthday, to Hollywood to live with his father.… Read More

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1962 Birth Born on November 1, 1962.
1966 3 Years Old In 1966, when he was three years old, his parents divorced. … Read More


1974 11 Years Old In 1974, when Kiedis was twelve years old, he moved to Hollywood to live with his father full-time. … Read More
1978 15 Years Old Through his father Blackie, Kiedis, who worked under the stage name of Cole Dammett, landed his first acting role appearing as Sylvester Stallone's character's son in the 1978 film, F.I.S.T.. … Read More
1980 17 Years Old …  In June 1980, Kiedis graduated with honors from high school. … Read More


1987 24 Years Old He rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers in Los Angeles to record the album. Upon returning home, he began dating actress Ione Skye, whom Flea had met while appearing with her in the 1987 science fiction film Stranded. … Read More
1989 26 Years Old …  This led to the end of his two-year relationship with Skye in December 1989: "I had managed to stay sober by not ingesting drugs, so my body had healed from all that torturous activity, but my mind still wasn't healthy enough to work out all the problems that come up in a relationship." … Read More
1990 27 Years Old …  Kiedis had a brief relationship in 1990 with singer Sinéad O'Connor who inspired him to write "I Could Have Lied" on 1991's Blood Sugar Sex Magik while a brief fling with Spice Girls singer Melanie "Sporty Spice" Chisholm inspired "Emit Remmus" from 1999's Californication.


1995 32 Years Old …  Chad Smith broke his arm prior to the launch of the U.S. tour in 1995 so it was delayed until early 1996. … Read More
The band regrouped in 1998 to begin writing for their seventh studio album however Navarro was now battling his own drug problems.


2006 43 Years Old Christie, who was 18 when they began dating (Kiedis was 41), served as an inspiration for his lyrics on the band's 2006 album Stadium Arcadium.
2007 44 Years Old Kiedis has a son named Everly Bear born October 2, 2007, from a relationship with model Heather Christie which lasted from 2004 to 2008.
2010 47 Years Old Patton was asked in 2010 about the festivals and his relationship with Kiedis. … Read More


2014 51 Years Old In November 2014, Kiedis set out on a mini-book tour to promote the Chili Peppers book, Fandemonium. … Read More
2015 52 Years Old 1 More Event
Kiedis received the George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Musical Achievement, presented at the UCLA Spring Sing on May 16, 2015. … Read More
On May 14, 2016, the band were forced to cancel their headlining slot at the annual KROQ Weenie Roast, as Kiedis was rushed to the hospital prior to the band appearing on stage.
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