Iggy Pop

United States

Iggy Pop Bio

Who is Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop is an American singer, musician and songwriter. He is also an actor. He became well-known for his songs which includes China Girl, Lust for Life, Search and Destroy, The Passenger, Nightclubbing, Candy etc.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Muskegon, Michigan to Louella and James Newell Osterberg, Sr. His father James was a baseball coach as well as English teacher at the Fordson High School located in Dearborn, Michigan.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is James Newell Osterberg, Jr. He net worth is estimated to be around USD$15 million. His weight is 65 kg. He is also called by his nick name as The Iguana. He has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Personal Life

He first was married to Wendy Weissberg. He then got married to Suchi Asano. The couple's marriage did not last for long as it ended in 1999. He then got wed to his longtime sweetheart Nina Alu. He has a son with Paulette Benson.


In 1992 he won Razzie Awards nomination in category Worst Original Song. He was nominated with MTV Video Music Award in 1997. In 1989 he was nominated with Grammy Awards. He won GQ Award in 2014.


There were rumors about him of being bisexual.