- 1 Who is Jordyn Blum?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Jordyn Blum Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
- 4 Professional Career
- 5 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 6 Personal Life
- 7 Who is her husband? Dave Grohl Short Wiki/Bio
Who is Jordyn Blum?
Jordyn Blum was born on 28 May 1976 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Los Angeles, California USA. She‘s a 45-year-old former model, a producer and director, but is probably best recognized for being the wife of rock legend Dave Grohl.
How rich is she, as of now? Jordyn Blum Net Worth
As of early 2022, Jordyn Blum’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million, acquired through her successful short-lived career. Moreover, she no doubt enjoys the wealth of her famous husband, Dave Grohl, whose fortune is reputedly over $320 million.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Jordyn Blum spent her early years in her hometown of Los Angeles, where she was raised by her father, who was an actor, and her mother, who was a theater actress; their names aren’t revealed to the public, and it’s also unknown whether she has siblings or not.
She holds American nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian. Jordyn hasn’t shared any information about her educational background.
Jordyn started taking steps towards her modeling career while in high school – in June 1994, she graced the cover of Teen Magazine. She also made an appearance in the music video for her husband’s song “White Limo”. Besides that, Jordyn tried herself as a director when she worked on the music video for her husband’s song entitled “Walking A Line” in 2002. The following year, she appeared as herself in the TV special “The GQ Men Of The Year Awards”, and she also worked as a documentarian for her husband’s band Foo Fighters.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Jordyn Blum has long blonde-dyed hair and blue eyes, stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.70m), while her weight is around 150lbs (68kgs). Information about her vital statistics, bra, dress and shoe size isn’t available.
Jordyn Blum and Dave Grohl met each other at the Sunset Marquis Whiskey Bar in West Hollywood, California back in 2001. After dating for two years, the couple eventually exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony held on 2 August 2003. They are the parents of three daughters – Jordyn gave birth to their first daughter named Violet Maye on 15 April 2006, their second named Harper Willow was born on 17 April 2009, and they welcomed their youngest daughter named Ophelia Saint on 1 August 2014. The family’s residence is in Los Angeles, California.
Who is her husband? Dave Grohl Short Wiki/Bio
David Eric ‘Dave’ Grohl was born on 14 January 1969 under the zodiac sign of Capricorn, in Warren, Ohio USA. He was raised by his father, James Harper Grohl, who was a news writer, and his mother, Virginia Jean, who worked as a teacher. His parents divorced when he was seven years old, after which he and his sister named Lisa moved with his mother to Springfield, Virginia.
He learned to play the guitar at the age of 12, while he was introduced to punk rock when 13. Speaking about his education, he went to Thomas Jefferson High School, where he was class vice-president in his freshman year.
Due to his cannabis use, his mother transferred him to Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, but two years later he transferred again, to Annandale High School. While in school, he played in several local bands, and at the time he also learned to play drums.
Career Beginnings and Scream
Dave Grohl launched his professional career at the age of 17, when he auditioned to be the drummer for the popular punk rock band Scream after the departure of Kent Stax. He lied about his age and was eventually offered the job, so he decided to drop out of high school in his junior year and joined them. He toured with the band and recorded several live albums as well as two studio albums, entitled “No More Censorship” and “Fumble”, on which he also sang on one track.
He then became a very good friend of the Melvins and their guitarist Buzz Osborne, who took his friends Krist Novoselic and Kurt Cobain from the band Nirvana to see Scream. A few months later, Nirvana was looking for a new drummer during the same time when Scream disbanded, so Dave later joined them.
Rise to Fame and Nirvana
Dave’s first project with Nirvana was their second studio album “Nevermind”, released in 1991 to both critical and commercial success, topping the Billboard 200, while its lead single “Smells Like Teen Spirit” reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Around the same time, he was also working on his own material, and even released a cassette album entitled “Pocketwatch” under the pseudonym Late! in 1992.
He then worked with the band on their third studio album – “In Utero” (1993) – which also excelled all expectations and was praised by critics, topping the Billboard 200 chart, and being certified five-time platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It was the final album of the band before Cobain’s suicide in 1994.
Continued Success and Foo Fighters
Following the death of Cobain and the demise of Nirvana, Dave Grohl focused on producing his own songs. He played all instruments on the tracks, and completed material for an album in only five days, then produced 100 cassette copies for his friends; wanting to stay anonymous, he took the name Foo Fighters.
One of those tapes ended up in the hands of a Capital Records executive, who signed him up, after which Dave formed a band, recruiting bassist Nate Mendel, drummer William Goldsmith, and guitarist Pat Smear.
Their debut self-titled studio album was officially released in 1995, earned positive reviews and became a huge commercial success. It peaked at No. 23 on the Billboard 200, and achieved gold certification from the RIAA. It was followed up by their second album “The Colour And The Shape” in 199, which was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Album. They then left Capital Records, and signed with RCA Records, through which the band issued their album, “There Is Nothing Left To Lose” (1999), which won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Album.
In 2002, Foo Fighters recorded their fourth studio album, entitled “One By One”; although the production of the album was troubled, they still won a second Grammy Award. It was followed up by the 2005 double album “In Your Honor”, which topped the charts in several countries, and the 2007 album “Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace”, which spawned such hit singles as “Long Road To Ruin”, “The Pretender”, and “Let It Die”. The latter was also nominated for five Grammy Awards, winning one in the category of Best Rock Album.
The band’s first number-one studio album was their seventh, “Wasting Light”, which came out in 2011; it was certified platinum by the RIAA, and rewarded with four Grammys.
Three years later, they released their eighth album, entitled “Sonic Highways”, which reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200, after which they recorded their ninth album, “Concrete And Gold” (2017), which debuted atop the Billboard 200 ,and received positive reviews from music critics. Most recently, they produced their tenth studio album “Medicine At Midnight” (2021), which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Apart from being a musician, Dave Grohl ventured into directing his band’s music videos. He also produced and directed the 2013 documentary film “Sound City”, and the 2014 documentary miniseries “Sonic Highways”, which was aired on HBO. He also worked on the documentary program “What Drives Us” in 2021; furthermore, he and his mother together worked on the book “From Cradle To Stage: Stories From The Mothers Who Rocked And Raised Rock Stars” (2017) and also wrote the autobiographical book “The Storyteller: Tales Of Life And Music” (2021).