Keyboardist and main songwriter for Australian rock group INXS.
He met INXS singer Michael Hutchence after breaking up a fight in high school in which Hutchence was involved.
He played multiple instruments, including keyboards, guitar, harmonica, and hand percussions.
He fathered three children with his ex-wife Shelley Blanks: Grace, Josephine, and Matthew.
He and INXS debuted Rock Star: INXS in 2005, a reality TV show designed to help them find a new lead singer, which J.D. Fortune won.