Wolfgang Van Halen is known as an American musician. He is most famous for being the son of Eddie Van Halen and the bassist for the rock band, Van Halen
Wolfgang Van Halen was born on March 16, 1991, in Santa Monica, California. His dad is the famous Eddie Van Halen, who is a guitarist himself and part of the Van Halen Band. His mom, Valerie Bertinelli is an actress. His Uncle Alex Van Halen is also a professional drummer. Wolfgang’s parents Eddie and Valerie underwent a bitter divorce after Valerie gained a lot of weight and she had to undergo a massive weight loss program to lose around 40 pounds of weight which she had gained.
Wolfgang had a passion for music right from the beginning of his life as he used to often watch his father rehearse. He started playing drums before his teens, at the age of 9. Later on, he started playing guitar and bass, however, he was also adept at playing some other musical instruments like the keyboard as well. Wolfgang attended high school in 2008 and graduated in 2010.
Wolfgang Van Halen started his career with the rock band, Van Halen, in 2004 when he started accompanying the band on some of their performance with his guitar. His guitar, ‘316’ was named in his honor based on his birth date. In 2006, he moved to a role as the full-time guitarist for the band replacing their former guitarist, Michael Anthony.
In 2008, Wolfgang made news in the entertainment world, when he appeared on the cover of a music magazine, ‘Guitar World’ along with his father. In 2011, Wolfgang appeared in his first album as the lead guitarist with the band Van Halen. Wolfgang has also worked with other bands apart from Van Halen like Tremonti in on two albums. He released his first album along with the band in 2012 and the second album with them in 2016. Wolfgang also started working on his solo album which will not be associated with any other band.
Wolfgang is very active on social media through platforms like Twitter and Instagram. He created his Twitter account ‘@WolfVanHalen’ in July 2011 and has currently more than over one hundred thousand followers. To engage his followers, he is often posting tweets about his band performances as well as other entertainment news in the industry. He is also having success with his Instagram profile ‘wolfvanhalen’ which has over 50 thousand followers. There are multiple pictures of him available on his Instagram profile that feature his band.
Wolfgang is increasing in popularity as he is growing more mature in age and his current net worth is close to around $10 million. His net worth is projected to increase after the release of his solo album.
Wolfgang was alleged to be married in the past to his girlfriend with whom he later divorced because of rough relations. The private details about his marriage were not made public.
|16 Mar, 1991
|United States of America
|American bass guitarist
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