Chino Moreno

Metal Singer

Birthday June 20, 1973

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Sacramento, CA

Age 49 years old

#6599 Most Popular


Metal singer and guitarist who fronted the Deftones and Team Sleep, as well as the projects Crosses and Palms.

Before Fame

He started performing with his future Deftones bandmates in 1988. He also worked for Tower Records in their shipping department.


He was named the #51 top Metal Singer of All Time by Hit Parader in 2007.

Family Life

He married Risa Mora in 2012; he has children named Lola, Jakoby and Christian.

Associated With

He and The Deftones covered John Lennon's song "Jealous Guy" in 2007 for Amnesty International.