Brad Wilk is an American musician, actor, activist best known as the drummer of the rock bands Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, and Prophets of Rage. He has attracted millions of fans with his perfect appearance as a drummer. Additionally, he has also performed for English heavy metal band tilted Black Sabbath.
Brad Wilk was born on September 5, 1968, in Portland, Oregon. He is of American nationality and belongs to the Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic background.
He is Virgo, as per his birth date, and is charming and adaptable. As of 2019, he has reached the age of 50.
He grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and developed a keen interest in music in his childhood days. At the age of thirteen, he started to play the drums. Talking about his education, well, he attended at Taft Charter High School.
He is the huge fan of American musician, Valen Halen and has seen the band live at the age of thirteen. He has cited John Bonham, Keith Moon, and Elvin Jones as his greatest influences.
Talking about his current relationship status, well, the 50-year-old musician is in a long term relationship with the actress-turned-singer Juliette Lewis. The pair started dating in the mid-2016.
The duo was seen walking arm-in-arm in New York during an afternoon in April 2016. His girlfriend hinted about their blossoming relationship posting a shirtless picture of Wilk on Instagram, playing the drums captioning the shot with three hearts.
Also, she shared a cozy shot of them calling him her “honey,” shortly after announcing that Wilk would join Lewis on her band Juliette and the Licks’ European tour.
The couple is still together and sharing a strong bond of relationship, as seen on Lewis’ Instagram posts. Also, they performed together at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 15, 2016.
Prior to his relationship with Lewis, he was linked to a fellow musician, Travis McCoy in 2012.
Before that, Brad Wilk was married to Selena Vigil-Wilk in 2008. They separated in 2013, after eight years of marriage. The former pair have two children together.
Brad Wilk owns the net worth of $20 million at present. The good-looking musician and actor have earned a name and fame from his hardwork and dedication in his career.
As a drummer of the rock bands Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, and Prophets of Rage, he has grabbed a huge fortune. With the band RATM, they had sold 16 million records worldwide.
Putting some lights into his sparkling career, in the beginning, he alongside Tom Morello, Rim Commerford, Zack de la Rocha formed the band, Rage Against the Machine in 1991.
The band released their self-titled debut studio album in 1992. The album became 3x Platinum in the U.S. Similarly, their second album Evil Empire, which was released in 1996, reached #1 in the U.S. France, and Sweden.
He was a part of the American rock supergroup, Audioslave, formed in 2001. They released their debut self-titled album in 2002, which was 3x in the United States.
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He has become part of other bands such as Prophets of Rage, Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, and many others. Moreover, Wilk represented the lead role in the independent short movie named Sleeping Dogs Lie.
In addition, he played drums on Black Sabbath’s album 13 and currently plays drums for the band on Late Night with Seth Meyers.