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Pat Benatar

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Birthday
10, 1953
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Four-time Grammy Award-winning rock star who recorded "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" in 1979, and "Love Is a Battlefield" in 1983.

Before Fame

Her mother was a well-known opera singer; before getting her start as a rock 'n' roll performer, Benatar sang opera.

Trivia

She was the most popular artist to be played on MTV when the channel first aired, playing "You Better Run."

Family Life

She married Dennis T. Benatar in July 1972; after their divorce in 1979, she remarried Neil Giraldo on February 20, 1982. Together they welcomed two children, Haley and Hana.

Associated With

She quit her bank teller job in 1973 and pursued a singing career after she saw Liza Minnelli in concert.