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Flea is known as an Australian-American musician and actor. He is most famous for being a founding member and the bassist of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Background and Age

Michael Peter Balzary was born on October 16, 1962 in Burwood, Australia. His father was an angler. Directly from his youth, Michael was called Flea because of his failure to sit still. The moniker remained with him for the rest of his life. When Flea was seven his folks moved to Larchmont, New York. In 1971 after his folks isolated, Flea stayed with his mom. It was Flea's stepfather, Walter Abdul Urban, who acquainted Flea with music. The main musical instrument that entranced Flea was a trumpet. He was enamored with jazz style of music.

Flea went to Fairfax High School. In the school, he became friends with Anthony Kiedis and Hillel Slovak. Slovak sparked off a huge passion for music in Flea and furthermore instructed him to play bass. He additionally included Flea in his band, Anthym, as a bassist.

Married, Wife and Kids

Flea has been married twice in his life. He previously married his sweetheart Loesha Zeviar in 1988 and had a little girl, Clara Balzary, with her. The marriage hit the breaks two years later. He then married a model named Frankie Rayder in 2005. The couple has a child named Sunny Bebop Balzary.

Career and Net Worth

Flea's band, the Red Hot Chili Peppers recorded nine tunes before getting a record deal with EMI. With the exception of Flea and Kiedis, members continued changing for all of the band's album collections.

In August 1984, the band released their introduction self-titled album collection 'Red Hot Chili Peppers'. Thee collection neglected to dazzle the industry. The band released a second album in 1985 but it flopped. It performed average on the charts and didn't catch on. They before long followed with their third collection, 'The Uplift Mofo Party' which turned into the best of the three early album collections.

While Red Hot Chili Peppers was all the while battling to make its very own position, its members were involved in illicit drug use. Slovak's initial demise because of heroin overdose left Flea and different members troubled. Gathering themselves, they before long started working on another project and reached superstardom.

In November 2019, "Queen and Slim" put a new twist on an old story, a street film borne from the pits of police heartlessness. Worried over progressively profound issues, it's at the same time a convincing story concerning an African-American couple getting progressively acquainted with one another in the wake of an emergency, as they endeavor a hopeless voyage to get away. Flea has a key role in the film as Mr. Shepherd.

Date modified: Jun 21, 2020
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