Dave, a mega-star of the rock world, was born in Warren. He is known as a former drummer at Nirvana and the founder of the Foo Fighters. He is a multi-talented singer, guitarist, and songwriter.
His music style includes alternative rock, heavy metal, punk, and grunge. He filmed in many documentary films and one horror film Studio 666.
Date of birth: January 14, 1969
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
In 2009, he was honored by accepting the keys to Warren city, where performed his famous songs.
Those fans who still haven’t figured out the whole family picture can find some facts about his parents, wife, and children.
Dave Grohl parents
James Harper Grohl (father)
Date of birth: December 9, 1938
Date of death: August 6, 2014 (aged 75)
James was a famous journalist and an influential media person. He was raised in Niles and graduated from Youngstown University. He built his career working at the Washington bureau. Later on, he was promoted to the special assistant post to Senator Robert Taft.
In his marriage with Virginia, he became a father of two. But they got divorced when little Dave was three. He then married woman named Renie (Yoshida) Grohl.
Virginia Jean Hanlon Grohl (mother)
Date of birth: 1938
Date of death: August 17, 2022 (aged 84)
Virginia was an American-born and Christian woman. She was working as an English teacher for almost all her life. She gave birth to Dave and Lisa.
After her son got famous and she retired from public school, she began writing a memoir book about Dave. To get insights, she was traveling with him to different shows. The released book’s name is Cradle To Stage.
Virginia passed away at the age of 84.
Dave Grohl siblings
Lisa Grohl (sister)
Date of birth: 1966
Lisa is older than Dave. In childhood, they both were into music and took music lessons. As Dave recalls, she was more into the wave genre, still, they spent a lot of time together figuring out different styles.
Lisa lives in Sherman Oaks and several times participated in recordings for Foo Fighters albums. Therefore, her private life is not in a limelight, and other occupation details were not highlighted.
Dave Grohl wife
Jennifer Youngblood (ex-wife)
Date of birth: April 6, 1971
Marriage duration: 1994-1997
Jennifer is more known as an ex-wife of a famous guitarist. She was raised in Michigan, thus, there are no details about her family.
She is a photographer who met Dave in 1992 while traveling and holding photos. They got married in two years. Their marriage lasted for three years.
Jordyn Blum Grohl (wife)
Date of birth: May 28, 1976
Marriage duration: August 2, 2003 – present
Jordyn was born in Los Angeles. In her teenage age, she dreamt of a modeling career and started her first model shoots at the age of 17.
After partial success as a model, she decided to reach another, more serious occupation. Jordyn, fortunately, found a place at MTV and was producing shows. By fate chance, the future couple met and dated for a short period. The couple reoccurred together after an incident in his band when his drummer fell into a coma. They got married in 2003.
Jordyn is known for her direction work for Foo Fighters: Walking a Line and The GQ Men of the Year Awards.
She is a happy mother of a girl trio.
Dave Grohl children
Violet Maye Grohl (daughter)
Date of birth: April 15, 2006
Violet is the firstborn child in Dave’s family. Violet is attending secondary school and lives with parents in their residence in Encino.
Violet was noticed many times at his concerts and Gala ceremonies. It is not a surprise as she already sang with her father and Pat Smear for a charity show in 2020.
Harper Willow Grohl (daughter)
Date of birth: April 17, 2009
Harper came into the world in one of LA’s clinics. Up to now, she attends primary school and is fond of music. As her father said, she is the one who inherited his music skills. While Dave was holding a concert at Iceland’s Solstice Festival, the girl offered to play drums.
Ophelia Grohl (daughter)
Date of birth: August 1, 2014
Ophelia is the youngest child in Dave’s family. She was once taking a little appearance at Ryan’s Mystery Playdate, where she played Fifi.
Both parents support all girls in their keen interest in rock music.