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  • Birth Name: Michael Peter Balzary
  • Birth Place: Burwood, Melbourne, Australia
  • Profession: Musician
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Fast Facts

  • Best known as a founding member and bassist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
  • Influenced early on by his stepfather, a jazz musician.
  • Was the voice of Donnie Thornberry on the Nickelodeon cartoon Wild Thornberrys.
  • Had small roles in several films, including Back to the Future Part II, Back to the Future Part III and The Big Lebowski.
  • Founded the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, a non-profit organization that facilitates music education for young people.
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers) in 2012.

Awards

  • 2006, Grammy — Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
  • 2006, Grammy — Best Rock Album: Winner
  • 1999, Grammy — Best Rock Song: Winner
  • 1992, Grammy — Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal: Winner
  • 2006, Grammy — Best Rock Song: Winner
  • 2006, Grammy — Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package: Winner

Relationships

  • Sunny Bebop Balzary — Daughter
  • Patricia — Mother
  • Clara — Daughter
  • Frankie Rayder — Fiancée
  • Loesha Zeviar — Ex-wife
  • Karen — Sister
  • Walter Urban Jr. — Stepfather

Details

  • Birth Name: Michael Peter Balzary
  • Birth Place: Burwood, Melbourne, Australia
  • Profession: Musician

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