Kathleen Hanna

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Birthday
12, 1968
Birthplace
Portland, OR
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
Portland, OR

About

Former lead singer and songwriter for the riot girl band Bikini Kill, the band known for such songs as "Rebel Girl."

Before Fame

She attended The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington to study photography and worked as a stripper to support herself.

Trivia

She has referred to herself as a feminist, inspired to pursue activism after seeing Gloria Steinem speak in Washington D.C.

Family Life

She married musician in 2006.

Associated With

She and Kurt Cobain were close friends; Hanna even inspired the title of the song "Smells Like Teen Spirit."