Iggy Pop is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He was the singer of influential proto-punk band “the Stooges”. He is best known for the hit songs “Shake Appeal,” “Search and Destroy” and “I Wanna Be Your Dog” by the Stooges, and his solo tracks “Lust for Life” and “The Passenger.” Born as James Newell Osterberg, Jr. in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on April 21, 1947, to Louella Christensen and James Newell Osterberg, Sr., he grew up in a trailer park in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He has been married to Nina Alu since 2008. He was previously married to Suchi Asano and Wendy Weissberg. He has a son named Eric Benson.
Iggy Pop Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 21 April 1947
Birth Place: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Birth Name: James Newell Osterberg Jr.
Nicknames: The Iguana, The Godfather of Punk, Jimmy
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Producer, Actor
Race/Ethnicity: White / Irish, English (father), Danish, Norwegian (mother)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Iggy Pop Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 143 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 65 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7½”
Height in Meters: 1.71 m
Shoe Size: N/A
Iggy Pop Family Details:
Father: James Newell Osterberg, Sr. (High school English teacher)
Mother: Louella Christensen
Spouse: Nina Alu (m. 2008), Suchi Asano (m. 1984–1999), Wendy Weissberg (m. 1968–1968)
Children: Eric Benson (Son)
Iggy Pop Education:
Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor, MI (1965)
University of Michigan (dropped out)
Genres: Rock, Proto-punk, Glam punk
Instruments: Vocals, Guitar, Drums, Keyboards
Labels: Caroline International, Loma Vista, Virgin, RCA, Elektra, A&M
Music groups: The Stooges (1967 – 1970), The Iguanas, The Prime Movers (1967), The Trolls
Iggy Pop Facts:
*He was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan and raised in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
*His father, James Newell Osterberg, Sr., was adopted by a Swedish American family.
*He plays guitar left-handed.
*Visit his official website: www.iggypop.com
*Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.