Kid Rock

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Robert James Ritchie
  • Birth Place: Romeo, MI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/17/1971, Capricorn
  • Profession: Rap/rock artist; actor
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Kid Rock Fast Facts:
  • Despite his urban rap lyrics, he grew up in a suburban, lakefront home, with chores that included picking apples from the family orchard and feeding horses.
  • Started out as a DJ at parties and clubs in and around Detroit.
  • Appeared with diminutive sidekick Joe C. on a 2000 episode of The Simpsons.
  • While in Baghdad to sign autographs for the troops in 2003, put on an impromptu concert using instruments designated for a military band.
  • Cover art for his 2006 live album, Live Trucker, pays tribute to Bob Seger's Live Bullet.
  • Supports the charity Operation Homefront, which benefits military families.
  • Kid Rock Relationships:
  • Susan Ritchie - Mother
  • Billy Ritchie - Brother
  • Carol - Sister
  • Pamela Anderson - Ex-wife
  • Robert James Ritchie Jr. - Son
  • Bill Ritchie - Father
  • Kid Rock Awards:
  • 2009 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Rock Song - Winner
  • 2009 CMT Music Awards: Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2003 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Male Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2009 CMT Music Awards: Wide Open Country Video of the Year - Winner
  • 2011 CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year - Nominee

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