The Godfather of Punk, unpredictable Iggy Pop, is well-known for his wild performances and a song “Real Wild Child” that became iconic in punk music.
James Newell Osterberg, Jr. started his way to success and popularity in the 1960s. He has a several records with the “Iguanas” - his first band.
He tried several musical styles before the “Psychedelic Stooges”. The band was formed in 1967 and later named “The Stooges”.
Best Known For
As a part of the band “The Stooges”, he wrote many striking records. Among them are albums “Fun House” and “Ready to Die”.
Solo career are more productive. “The Idiot” and “Post Pop Depression” records are the best memorable for the wide audience.
He is not a religious person. He considers any religion to be something people need. Nevertheless, his words “...What did Christ really do? He hung out with hard-drinking fishermen...” proved the fact of him being non-religious.
The singer is straight. His first marriage with Wendy Weissberg was too short to understand if there were the real feelings. The couple split up after about several weeks.
Suchi Asano and J. Osterberg, Jr. tied the knot in 1984 but they got divorced in 1999.
Nina Alu is his third wife. Their romantic relationships started in 2000 and the two got married in 2008. The musician talking about his family stated, that “happiness with a woman doesn’t need to be complicated. When you find the right one, it’s easy...”
He has a son with Paulette Benson named Eric Benson.
Worth To Known
From 1969, he appeared on the screen in Series, TV shows and films. He played Bill in Blood Orange (2016).
In the 1970s, the star had problems with drugs and that was the reason of his crazy behavior.
Frequently performs shirtless and his fans mentioned this fact as his trademark.