Lenny Kravitz

Blues, Celebrity

1964 –

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Who is Lenny Kravitz?

Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz is an American rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor and arranger, whose "retro" style incorporates elements of rock, soul, R&B, funk, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, folk and ballads. In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often played all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and percussion himself when recording. He is known for his elaborate stage performances and music videos.

He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male. He has been nominated for and won other awards, including American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, BRIT Awards and Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. On December 1, 2011, Kravitz was made an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He plays the role of Cinna in the Hunger Games film series.

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Born
May 26, 1964
Manhattan
Also known as
  • Kravitz, Lenny
  • L. Kravitz
  • Kravitz Lenny
  • Lenny Kravits
  • Lenny Krawitz
  • Lanny Kravitz
  • Leonard Albert Kravitz
  • Romeo Blue (former)
  • Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz
  • Lenny
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Beverly Hills High School
Lived in
  • Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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