Dweezil Zappa is a well-known musician and an actor too. We all know who Frank Zappa is and the standard of his music and now, it is time Dweezil, his son took over the throne. Being a rock guitarist, he has been affiliated with more than 5 labels. Dweezil continues the musical legacy of his father and continues using guitars, bass, piano, banjo and vocals in his music.
Dweezil Zappa was born on September 5, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, and has been active in the music industry since 1986. Zappa’s parents were both originally from France. Dweezil Zappa original name is Ian Donald Calvin Euclid Zappa. In addition to writing and recording his own music, Dweezil has carried on the legacy of his father’s music and the tour was named Zappa plays Zappa.
As for his personal life, he has had a brief one, of course, just like any other talented, attractive musician. In 1998, he started dating his first long term girlfriend, Lisa Leob, a fellow musician. He and Lisa performed a lot of shows together and even went on tours together. In 2004, the relationship ended.
In 2005, Zappa married a fashion stylist, Lauren Knudsen. They had two daughters in the course of their relationship. In 2010, Lauren divorced her husband. Even before the separation was finalized, Zappa married Megan Marsicano in 2012, and had two daughters. Zappa also has a stepdaughter.
He had a great exposure to the music industry from an early age as both his parents were from music background. Dweezil developed a strong desire to play the guitar and produce music. HE had learned from well known experts in the industry since age 12 and the result is all that we know.
As the son of a late pioneering composer and performer, Frank Zappa, who still enjoys a large ‘cult’ following, he had work hard out of the fame and create a place for himself as Dweezil more than being a son of the renowned Frank Zappa. He has had a great acting career as well, with some of his notable appearances being in ‘The Running Man’ and ‘Pretty in Pink’.
Dweezil Zappa achieved a Grammy Award in 2009 for Best Rock Instrumental Performance. He achieved this for the album Zappa plays Zappa.
Zappa hosted a Guitar Master Class.
In memory of his father, he started organizing tours called Zappa plays Zappa.
How much is Dweezil Zappa Net Worth in 2017
Dweezil Zappa has a whopping current net worth of $3.3 million US dollars as of 2017. In fact, for a musician who is multi-talented, as from playing guitar to banjo, the net worth number seems to be a good fit. Moreover, he has had his special appearances in some well-known movies as well.
Dweezil Zappa is an all rounder as he is a musician, businessman, and an actor as well. He has a wide fan base, most of them being attracted by his style of music.