Alex Van Halen

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Birthday
8, 1953
Birthplace
Netherlands
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Birthday
8, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
Netherlands

About

Founding member and drummer of the rock band Van Halen. He formed the band in 1974 with his brother Eddie, Michael Anthony, and David Lee Roth.

Before Fame

His first band, The Broken Combs, assembled when he was in fourth grade. He later attended Pasadena City College.

Trivia

He has stated that drummer Buddy Rich made a lifelong impact on his pursuit of music. 

Family Life

His brother, Eddie Van Halen, is another founding member and the lead guitarist of their band. He has been married three times, most recently to Stine Schyberg in 2000. He has fathered three children.

Associated With

He has cited Keith Moon as one of his greatest influences. 

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