Lenny Kravitz

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Leonard Albert Kravitz
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/26/1964, Gemini
  • Profession: Rock singer; songwriter
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Lenny Kravitz Fast Facts:
  • Surrounded by musicians as a child due to his parents' friendships with such jazz legends as Count Basie, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Bobby Short and Sarah Vaughan.
  • Family moved from New York to L.A. when he was 10. 
  • Sang with the California Boys Choir as a youth.
  • Beverly Hills High School classmates included guitarist Slash and singer Maria McKee. 
  • Cowrote and produced Madonna's No. 1 hit "Justify My Love" in 1990; has also written songs for Vanessa Paradis and collaborated with Aerosmith and Mick Jagger.
  • Founded Kravitz Design, an interior-design firm, in 2003.
  • Lenny Kravitz Relationships:
  • Roxie Roker - Mother
  • Seymour Kravitz - Father
  • Lisa Bonet - Ex-wife
  • Zoë Kravitz - Daughter
  • Lenny Kravitz Awards:
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1999 Grammy: Best Male Rock Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 2000 Grammy: Best Male Rock Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 2001 Grammy: Best Male Rock Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 1998 Grammy: Best Male Rock Vocal Performance - Winner

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