At the young age of 12, he had taken an interest in break dancing, heavy metal and all sorts of musical genres. Jobless as a high school graduate, Durst worked with the US Navy but after two years, he left and started working as a landscaper then inked tattoos while working on his band idea. He worked with three separate bands before his dream band took off. With the help of a friend and his cousin, Fred was able to create the life he had hoped for.
Date of Birth: August 20, 1970
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Fred Durst is known famously as the lead vocalist of the 1994 nu metal band Limp Bizkit. This strange name was given because Durst wanted a name that would sound weird to listeners and would put them off. After a while, the music group began attracting several curious concert goers and it soon released several successful albums. Driven by his angry lyrics and incredible performance skills, Limp Bizkit became one of the most talked about singing groups in the 1990s and early 2000s.
He also co-starred in the film Population 436 (2006) and in 2007 made his film directorial debut. Many refer to the singer as an obnoxious loudmouth and they are of the notion that his music band sucked. In the midst of all these dislike, he was still able to find love though short lived. He is currently in his third marriage and is a father to two kids. Read on to know all there is to know about this controversial singer.
Fred Durst parents
Anita Durst (mother)
Durst was brought up solely by his loving mother. She remarried Bill when he was 2 and moved with her new husband to Jacksonville which became city where the rap artist grew up. The early part of his childhood was shaped by his family’s lack of money; Anita was doing all she could to raise her son but it was barely enough.
Robert Durst (father)
Year of birth: 1944
Robert was the Vice Principal of the high school where Fred graduated from in 1988, Hunter Huss High School. He fell out of the picture after the divorce with Anita.
Bill Durst (step-father)
Fred Durst siblings
Cory Durst (younger half-brother from mother side)
Cory was born to Bill and Anita Durst, and he is very close with his half-brother.
Fred Durst wife
Rachel Tergesen (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: 1990 – 1993 (3 years)
Fred was first married to Rachel but their relationship was a very turbulent one. After one public argument with his ex-wife, he spent a few weeks behind bars.
Jennifer Thayer (ex-girlfriend)
Fred and Jennifer dated in 2000-2001 and she gave birth to his son Dallas.
Esther Nazarov (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: July 13, 2009 – October, 2009 (3 months)
In 2009, Durst got married for the second time but this marriage lasted only three months. It was all over just immediately after their honeymoon.
Kseniya Durst (nee Beryazina) (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: 2012 – September 2019 (6 years)
Kseniya is a Ukrainian make-up artist and in 2012, she was secretly married to the rap artist in California. People hardly knew they were married until they started coming out publicly to events and on social media.
In September 2019 Fred filed for divorce from Kseniya. She gets to keep a BMW X1 and all of her jewelry, clothing, furniture and artwork. Also she will get some money from Fred, but amount is not big.
Fred Durst children
Adriana Durst (daughter with Rachel Tergesen)
Date of Birth: June 3, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
She is a grown woman now and is the first child to the Florida-born metal head.
Dallas Durst (son with Jennifer Thayer)
Date of Birth: August 30, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Dallas was born to Durst and former playboy playmate Jennifer, his ex-girlfriend. His was named after the city where he was conceived. Fred was over the moon when he had a male child as he always wanted a child he could do guy things with.