Dave Grohl he clearly has musical talent running in his blood as he is the founder of the band foo fighters and was the drummer of the legendary rock group Nirvana. The 53-year-old superstar has received a host of accolades over the years, including being called one of the most influential rock musicians of the last 20 years for classic rock drummers co-author Ken Micallef, — but perhaps one of his greatest accomplishments happened at home: welcoming three children with his wife of more than 20 years, a producer/director Jordan Blum.
“I used to tour nine months a year, now I don’t like being away from my kids for more than 12 days,” he told Time, referring to his girls. Violetsixteen, harpist13, and Ophelia, 8. “Everything I do has changed. When you have children, you see life with different eyes. You feel the love more deeply and maybe you are a little more compassionate.”
Though it remains to be seen if he has passed on those rock star genes to his youngest daughters, Harper and Ophelia., Dave has definitely found his musical mini-me in his oldest daughter, Violet. Find out more about the burgeoning lead singer below!
Where was Violet born?
Dave and Jordyn welcomed Violet Maye Grohl on April 15, 2006, in Los Angeles, according to IMDB. It wasn’t until 12 years later that Violet let the world get a glimpse of her natural talent for singing.
Her first public performance was an Adele cover.
In 2018, Violet collaborated with her father on a cover of Adele “When We Were Young” for a benefit concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, by entertainment weekly. The Grammy-winning British singer is hard enough to emulate, but pre-teen Violet wowed audiences with her incredible range and control.
Violet rocked out on stage at Lollapalooza.
As recently as August, Violet took over lead vocals during part of the Foo Fighters’ set at Lollapalooza, according to entertainment weekly. In January 2020, at The Art of Elysium’s annual Heaven Gala benefit show, Violet sang alongside her father and the other remaining members of Nirvana, Krist Novoselic Y pat Smears, according to NME.
She sang Amy Winehouse to celebrate Hannukah.
The prodigy’s rendition of the late legend Amy Winehouse’s song “Take the Box” was featured in a video by her rock icon father for his second annual Hanukkah Sessions series, which celebrates the Festival of Lights with covers by Jewish artists. Backed by a full band, with her dad on drums, Violet joined the party with her mind-blowing version of the ditty from Amy’s first album.
Violet paid her respects with a song at the Taylor Hawkins tribute concert.
Most recently, Violet lent her sweet tones to a tribute concert for Dave’s late bandmate. Taylor Hawkins. After presenting the band formed by himself, Alain Johannes Jason Falkner Y chris chaneyDave welcomed Violet to the microphone, calling her “the only person I know who can actually sing a Jeff Buckley song,” according to the outlet. Violet then wowed the crowd with her renditions of Jeff’s songs “Last Goodbye” and “Grace.”