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Chrissie Hynde

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Birthday
7, 1951
Birthplace
Akron, OH
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1951 (age 66)
Birthplace
Akron, OH

About

Singer, songwriter, and founder of the new wave band The Pretenders, the group that released the #1 hit "I've Got You Babe" in 1985.

Before Fame

She was a believer in hippie counterculture, vegetarianism, and eastern mysticism while at Kent State University.

Trivia

She was formerly the singer for The Frenchies, but moved over to The Pretenders, whose first hits included "Brass in the Pocket."

Family Life

She was married to Jim Kerr from 1984 to 1990 and Lucho Brieva from 1997 to 2002. She has two daughters named Yasmin and Natalie.

Associated With

She once asked Sid Vicious to marry to her so that he could get a work permit.

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