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Ben Harper

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28, 1969
Pomona, CA
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28, 1969 (age 53)
Pomona, CA


Grammy Award-winning singer and guitarist, known for his variety of musical styles, including blues, soul, rock, and reggae. He has released over 15 solo studio albums throughout his ongoing career. 

Before Fame

He refined his guitar playing skills, imitating the styles of many famous artists like Robert Johnson


His album There Will Be a Light became a Platinum-certified album in Australia, France, and New Zealand. In 2014, he won Best Blues Album at the Grammy Awards. 

Family Life

He was married to Joanna Harper from 1996 to 2001 and Laura Dern from 2005 to 2013. In 2015, he married Jaclyn Mathus. He has two sons, Ellery and Charles, and two daughters, Jaya and Harris. 

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He saw Bob Marley perform in Burbank, California when he was nine years old and it inspired him to pursue music.