Ben Shepherd


Birthday September 20, 1968

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Okinawa, Japan

Age 55 years old

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American musician who played bass and who was a member of the grunge band Soundgarden, the group known for songs like "Black Hole Sun" and "Rusty Cage."

Before Fame

His road to stardom was paved with many types of jobs, such as carpentry and general laboring.


He founded Unkmongoni in 2005, a band named after the character Tarzan's yell to the animals.

Family Life

He was born in Okinawa, Japan on an America military base, but grew up in Seattle.

Associated With

He was in Soundgarden with vocalist Chris Cornell.