Chris Barron

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Birthday
5, 1968
Birthplace
Hawaii
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
5, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Hawaii

About

Co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band Spin Doctors, who are notable for their 1990s hits "Two Princes" and "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong." In 2009, he put out a solo album called Pancho and the Kid, and a year later he released an EP called Songs from the Summer of Sangria.

Before Fame

He went to elementary school in Sydney, Australia and moved to Princeton, New Jersey where he attended middle school and high school. He attended Bennington College for one year, and moved to New York City in 1988, at the age of 20, With $100 and an acoustic guitar.

Trivia

He previously played in a band called Trucking Company in the late 1980s in NYC. During a 1999 tour, he lost his voice due to a rare acute form of vocal cord paralysis.

Family Life

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, he is the son of Vietnam veteran and automotive authority Ken Gross and relationship self-help author Toby Green. He was married to actress Laura Benanti from 2005 to 2006. He then married actress Lindsey Nicole Chambers, the lead in the Broadway tour of Kinky Boots.

Associated With

He fronted a popular '90s band like John Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls.