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Sammy Hagar

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13, 1947
Salinas, CA
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13, 1947 (age 71)
Salinas, CA


Singer who replaced David Lee Roth as the lead singer of rock band Van Halen. He has been nicknamed The Red Rocker. In 2017, he began touring with supergroup The Circle. 

Before Fame

His first band's name was the Fabulous Castilles, though he played with a lot of bands, like Montrose.


He founded the Cabo Wabo restaurant chain and tequila brand.

Family Life

He married Betsy Berardi on November 3, 1968; after their divorce in 1994, he remarried Kari Karte on November 29, 1995. He has two daughters named Kama and Samantha and two sons named Andrew and Aaron.

Associated With

He was hired by Eddie Van Halen to fill in for their missing band member, but later their relationship became very strained.