Lenny Kravitz

Active - 2001 - 2018  |   Born - May 26, 1964 in New York, New York, United States  |   Genres - Music, Drama, Comedy

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  • 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.