Anthony Kiedis

Active - 1986 - 2017  |   Born - Nov 1, 1962 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Action, Culture & Society, Music, Language & Literature

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  • Met his future Red Hot Chili Peppers band mates Flea and Hillel Slovak while attending high school in Los Angeles.
  • Detailed his struggles with drug abuse in his 2004 autobiography Scar Tissue.
  • Named son Everly Bear after the Everly Brothers, a '50s and '60s music duo he considers to be among his favorite artists.
  • Filed a lawsuit with the Red Hot Chili Peppers against Showtime in 2007 over its use of the title Californication for its comedy-drama series. (The band had released an album of the same name in 1999.)
  • Is a longtime vegetarian and was voted one of the Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities of 2008 in a poll sponsored by PETA.
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers) in 2012.