Lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the rock band Cheap Trick, the band known for songs like "I Want You to Want Me."
Inspired by The Beatles' performances on The Ed Sullivan Show, he picked up a guitar and started learning.
He and his bandmates made a cameo appearance in the 2003 comedy Daddy Day Care.
He inherited his love of music via his father's jazz band and his sister's records.
Rick Nielsen, the leader of Cheap Trick, offered him the lead singing job after the group's original lead singer, Randy "Xeno" Hogan, left.