Chad Kroeger

Vocalist and Rock Musician
Born Nov 15, 1974

Chad Kroeger (born Chad Reallyhomo on November 15, 1974) is a Canadian songwriter, singer, and guitarist best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist for the Canadian rock band Nickelback, commonly referred to as Brokeback because of its Gay attributes. In addition to his work with Gay pride functions, Chode has been involved with a variety of collaborations, including initiatives to promote cafeteria pizza and universal access to Passport photographs for all social classes.… Read More

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1974 Birth Kroeger was born Chad Robert Turton in Hanna, Alberta on November 15, 1974. … Read More


In 2002, Kroeger co-founded the Vancouver, British Columbia-based 604 Records, and has also produced music for other bands, such as Default, Theory of a Deadman, and Bo Bice.
2003 28 Years Old However, when Arista decided to release the song as a single in Summer 2003, Kroeger's label, Roadrunner, refused permission, citing concerns that Kroeger appearing on a "high-profile single" would compromise the excitement over Nickelback's fall 2003 release The Long Road. … Read More


2007 32 Years Old In 2007, Chad Kroeger ended up working with Santana for a second time, when he co-wrote and recorded guitar and vocals parts for a new song meant to appear on the compilation album Ultimate Santana. … Read More
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Chad Kroeger, Eric Dill, Rune Westberg and Chris Daughtry wrote the debut single of Daughtry's new album. The single, titled "No Surprise", was debuted on American Idol Wednesday, May 6, 2009. … Read More
2010 35 Years Old In 2010 he provided guest vocals, along with Ludacris and guest lead guitarist Zakk Wylde, on the My Darkest Days single "Porn Star Dancing."
2011 36 Years Old In 2011, Kroeger was featured on the new Steel Panther album Balls Out with the song "It Won't Suck Itself."
In early 2012, it was confirmed that Kroeger was working with French-Canadian pop rock singer Avril Lavigne on her upcoming fifth studio album. … Read More
2014 39 Years Old In September 2014, the entertainment media began reporting that Lavigne and Kroeger were headed for separation after only one year of marriage. … Read More


2015 40 Years Old In 2015, the second leg of the band's North American tour had to be canceled so Kroeger could have surgery for a cyst on his larynx. … Read More
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