Perry Farrell net worth is $60 million
Farrell was born on March 29, 1959, in Queens, New York, United States. He is of Irish and Russian descent. Perry Farrell is an American singer, songwriter, and musician.
He is best known as the lead vocalist of the band Jane’s Addiction and as the creator of the annual music festival Lollapalooza.
Perry Farrell early life
Perry Farrell was born Peretz Bernstein on March 29, 1959, in Queens, New York, United States. He was raised in Woodmere, Long Island, New York. His father, Leonard Bernstein, was a restaurant owner, and his mother, Rochelle Bernstein, was a homemaker. Farrell has three siblings.
Farrell attended Hebrew school and later attended Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst, New York. He was a talented athlete and played on the school’s football and track teams.
After high school, Farrell attended the State University of New York at Purchase, where he studied film.
Farrell’s early musical career began in the 1980s as the lead vocalist of the band Psi Com. The band released one EP before breaking up in 1984. Farrell then formed Jane’s Addiction in 1986 with drummer Stephen Perkins, bassist Eric Avery, and guitarist Dave Navarro.
The band gained a cult following and released three albums before disbanding in 1991. Farrell then went on to form Porno for Pyros in 1992, which released two albums before breaking up in 1998. Farrell has also released solo material and has worked with other artists as a collaborator and producer.
Perry Farrell career
Perry Farrell is best known as the lead vocalist of the band Jane’s Addiction and as the creator of the annual music festival Lollapalooza.
Jane’s Addiction formed in Los Angeles, California in 1986 and released their debut album “Nothing’s Shocking” in 1988.
The album was a critical and commercial success, and the band gained a devoted following with their mix of alternative rock and funk metal. Jane’s Addiction released two more albums, “Ritual de lo Habitual” in 1990 and “Strays” in 2003, before breaking up and reuniting several times over the years.
In 1991, Farrell created the annual music festival Lollapalooza as a farewell tour for Jane’s Addiction. The festival featured a diverse lineup of alternative rock, heavy metal, punk, and hip-hop act, and it became a major event in the music industry.
Lollapalooza expanded to other cities in the United States and has also been held in South America and Europe.
Farrell has also released solo material, including the album “Rev” in 2001 and the EP “Song Yet to Be Sung” in 2001.
He has also worked with other artists as a collaborator and producer. In addition to his music career, Farrell has also worked as a DJ and has had acting roles in films and television shows.