Dweezil Zappa is a world-renowned rock guitarist best known for hits such as My Mother is a Space Cadet, Automatic, and Via Zammata.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Dweezil was born in Los Angeles, California, on September 5, 1969, as the son of Gail and Frank Zappa. He has three siblings: older sister Moon, younger sister Diva, and younger brother Ahmet. Zappa is also related to famous actress Lala Sloatman. His mother is of French and Danish ancestry, and his father is of Arab and Greek descent.
This talented artist’s full birth name was Ian Donald Calvin Euclid Zappa. The reason for this was the hospital’s refusal to register him under the name Dweezil, so his father created this by combining the names of his musical friends. However, Zappa discovered his legal name in 1974 and changed it because he preferred to keep his legal name.
Dweezil Zappa’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Dweezil Zappa was born on September 5, 1969, and will be 52 years old on July 21, 2022. His height is 1.75 meters, and his weight is 70 kilograms.
Dweezil Zappa’s Profession & Career
He began his career as an MTV VJ in the 1980s but was fired from the show after saying some inappropriate things. Zappa then recorded solo albums and worked with various other artists. He appeared in music videos such as Fat Boys, Heartbeat, Purple Haze, and many others. In addition, he appeared in Arnold’s film The Running Man, in which Zappa made a cameo appearance.
Zappa also provided the voice for a character in the Duckman animated series. Dweezil has also appeared on the television shows Normal Life and worked on the theme music for The Ben Stiller Show.
In 2008, he paid homage to his father, Frank Zappa, with the show Zappa Plays Zappa. This show aired regularly until 2012 under the titles Return of the Son of, In the Moment, FOH, and FOH III Out of Obscurity.
Achievements and Awards
He has been nominated for three Grammy Awards during his career but has only won one for Best Instrumental Performance in 2008. This award is dedicated to his late father, Frank Zappa.
Dweezil Zappa’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Between 1998 and 2004, Zappa was in a six-year relationship with fellow musician Lisa Loeb. This couple toured together for many stage shows and hosted a cooking show called Dweezil & Lisa on Food Network in 2004. They did, however, divorce the following year.
He has been married twice, once to Lauren Knudsen in 2005 and again to Marry Marsicano in 2012. From his first marriage, Zappa has two daughters, Zola Frank Zappa and Ceylon Indira Zappa.
Dweezil Zappa’s Salary and Net Worth
Dweezil Zappa’s net worth is $4 million as of July 2022. As a rock guitarist, he has worked with more than five labels. Furthermore, this multi-talented individual performs worldwide for thousands of dollars. It enables him to amass such a significant net worth.
|Celebrated Name||Dweezil Zappa|
|Real Name||Dweezil Zappa|
|Age||52 years old|
|Birth Date||5 September 1969|
|Birth Place||Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Wife||Megan Marsicano (m. 2012), Lauren Knudsen (m. 2005)|
|Children||Yes (Ceylon Indira Zappa, Zola Frank Zappa)|
|Profession||American rock guitarist and occasional actor|
|Net Worth||$5 million|