Iggy Pop

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Birthday
21, 1947
Birthplace
Muskegon, MI
Birth Sign
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Birthday
21, 1947 (age 70)
Birthplace
Muskegon, MI

About

Frontman of one of the most influential protopunk bands of all time, The Stooges. He also had a successful solo career.

Before Fame

He grew up in a Michigan trailer park, playing in a band called The Iguanas. The name of the band is where the nickname Iggy originated.

Trivia

He is known for songs from both his time with The Stooges like "I Wanna Be Your Dog" and "Shake Appeal," as well as solo tracks like "Lust for Life" and "The Passenger."

Family Life

He married Wendy Weissberg in 1968 but they got an annulment later that year. He was married to Suchi Asano from 1985 to 1999 and in 2008 he married Nina Alu. He has a son named Eric.

Associated With

He and David Bowie met at Max's Kansas City and went on to collaborate on the production of Raw Power.

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