English guitarist, Gavin Rossdale is well-known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Bush. Also, he is an actor apart from his musical career.

Picture of English guitarist, Gavin Rossdale
Caption: Picture of English guitarist, Gavin Rossdale (Photo: telegraph)

Siblings of Gavin Rossdale

Gavin Rossdale is the only son of parents Barbara Bowie (mother) and father Douglas Rossdale. His birth name is Gavin McGregor Rossdale, born on October 30, 1965, in Marylebone, London, United Kingdom. His father Douglas, a doctor, and mother Barbara former model. Gavin's parents divorced when he was 11 years old. As per reports, he was brought up by his father. 

His mom was born and grew up in Scotland, whereas his dad belonged to Russian-Jewish descent. Having British nationality, Gavin is of mixed (Scottish & Russian-Jewish) ethnicity. His family's surname originally being "Rosenthal." Also, he was unable to speak until the age of four. Early on, he became interested in music, and his sister's boyfriend taught him how to play the bass guitar. Well, he has two sisters and one half-sister. He joined Westminster School but dropped out at 17 to start his own band. 

Gavin Rossdale's Career

He moved to Los Angeles in 1991 for 6 months in order to explore bigger opportunities. During his struggle period, Rossdale took a number of odd jobs like a house painter and a video art illustrator. In 1992, he formed a band called ‘Future Primitive’, on his return to England. His band consists of guitarist Nigel Pulsford, bassist Dave Parsons, screenwriter Sacha Gervasi, and drummer Robin Goodridge. They changed the band name to ‘Bush’ in 1994 and released their first album ‘Sixteen Stone’.  Their first album was great success and became a best seller. In 1996, the band's second album ‘Razorblade Suitcase’ was out. Although critics gave this album largely unfavorable reviews, it peaked at number one on the Billboard 200.

Picture of Gavin Rossdale performing on the stage
Caption: Picture of Gavin Rossdale performing on the stage (Photo: Instagram)

The band released a remix album, ‘Deconstructed’ in the year 1997. No new music on the album; instead, it was made up entirely of complete remixes of the band's earlier tracks. In the year 1999, the band’s album ‘The Science of Things’ released. The band's post-grunge album ‘Golden State’ came out in 2001. The band split up in 2002 with each member going his own way as a result of the band's declining sales and popularity. He went on a hiatus and didn't perform anything for the next couple of years.  

Picture of Gavin Rossdale performing on the stage
Caption: Picture of Gavin Rossdale performing on the stage (Photo: Instagram)

In the year 2004, Gavin formed a new alternative rock band ‘Institute’ with Chris Traynor, Cache Tolman, and Charlie Walker. They released their first album, ‘Distort Yourself’ in 2005 and considered moderately successful. Eventually, the band Institute could not do well and broke up in the year 2006. In the year 2008, Gavin came out with his debut solo album, ‘Wanderlust’. Also, Rossdale's attempt to go solo didn't work much in his favour as the album didn't do well. Together with Chris Traynor, Corey Britz, and Robin Goodridge, a former bandmate from the band "Institute," he resurrected the band "Bush." In the year 2011, the reorganized band brought out their album, ‘The Sea of Memories’.

Gavin Rossdale's Acting Career

Gavin featured in the film Constantine in 2005 playing the half-demon Balthazar. Also, he has appeared in the films Zoolander in 2001, Mayor of the Sunset Strip in 2004, Little Black Book in 2004, the Game of Their Lives in 2005, How to Rob a Bank in 2008, and The Bling Ring in 2013.  Also, he appeared in the eighth episode of season 5 of Burn Notice. 

Black & White picture of Gavin Rossdale
Caption: Black & White picture of Gavin Rossdale (Photo: Instagram)

In the 2009 episode "The Performer" of the crime drama Criminal Minds, he also had an appearance. He played the role of Paul Davies, a rock singer who adopts the persona of Dante, a vampire whose music is connected to a series of exsanguination murders. Likewise, he played the role of villain Johnny Moreau in the 100th episode of Hawaii Five-0 in November 2014.

What is Gavin Rossdale's Net Worth? 

Well, Gavin Rossdale has an estimated net worth of $45 Million dollars. Surely, he has collected a hefty sum of money out of his professional career. However, Gavin mostly collected money from his musical career. 

Gavin Rossdale coming out of the car
Caption: Gavin Rossdale coming out of the car (Photo: justjared)

Also, he has accumulated real estate property across the country. Previously, he had rented a home in Bel Air. Therefore, Rossdale has been living a lavish life. 

Who is Gavin Rossdale's Wife?

Gavin Rossdale doesn't have a wife at present. However, he was previously married to his wife Gwen Stefani. His ex-wife Stefani, an American singer-songwriter. He met Stefani in 1995 when No Doubt and Bush were on tour together. The duo began dating and took a break, during which Rossdale dated Courtney Love for eight months between 1995 and 1996. Eventually, Gavin got married to his wife Stefani in the year 2002. 

Gavin Rossdale with his ex-wife Gwen Stefani
Caption: Gavin Rossdale with his ex-wife Gwen Stefani (Photo: The Sun)

Out of their married life, they became parents of three kids. On May 26, 2006, the former couple blessed with their elder son Kingston Rossdale. Then, they shared their 2nd son, Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdale, born in August 2008. Gavin & Stefani welcomed their 3rd son, Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale in February 2014. His wife Stefani filed for divorce on 3 August 2015 citing irreconcilable differences. Eventually, they got divorced in April 2016. 

Who is Gavin Rossdale Dating? His Girlfriend

As per reports, Gavin Rossdale is dating his girlfriend Courtlyn Cannan. Well, his girlfriend Canna is also an actress and singer. During his son Zuma's baseball game in Los Angeles, they spotted kissing. Initially, the duo spotted in each other's company during a lunch date that took place in Los Angeles. Previously, he dated Suze DeMarchi in the late 1980s. His ex-girlfriend DeMarchi, lead singer for the band Baby Animals.

Gavin Rossdale with his kids
Caption: Gavin Rossdale with his kids (Photo: People)

Bush's song "Comedown" from 1994's Sixteen Stone is about their relationship. He was in a relationship with German model Sophia Thomalla from 2017 until 2018. Gavin had a relationship with Peter Robinson, also known as Marilyn, in the 1980s mentioned in his 1995 autobiography Take It Like a Man. 

Gavin Rossdale clicking a selfie with his ex-girlfriend Sophia Thomalla
Caption: Gavin Rossdale clicking a selfie with his ex-girlfriend Sophia Thomalla (Photo: People)

Later Robinson confirmed that he and Rossdale had been "together [for] five years" in the 1980s. He was the father of Pearl Lowe's daughter Daisy, born in 1989, a paternity test in 2004 revealed. As per reports, He and Daisy maintained a good relationship.

Gavin Rossdale's Height

Gavin Rossdale has a height of 6 feet or 1.8 meters tall. While his body weighs around 67 kg or 147 pounds. Likewise, Rossdale has black color hair with hazel eyes color.