82 Facts About Lenny Kravitz

1. Lenny Kravitz went on to relationships with French singer Vanessa Paradis, model Adriana Lima and actress Nicole Kidman (to whom he was briefly engaged), but he has long  pointed to Bonet as one of his deepest loves.

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2. Lenny Kravitz commented on the post writing, "Runs in the family.

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3. Lenny Kravitz commented on the post writing, "Runs in the family.

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4. Lenny Kravitz commented on the post writing, "Runs in the family.

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5. Lenny Kravitz commented on the post writing, "Runs in the family.

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6. Lenny Kravitz commented on the post writing, "Runs in the family.

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7. Lenny Kravitz commented on the post writing, "Runs in the family.

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8. Lenny Kravitz was on hand, too, to get the many dads in the crowd toe-tapping.

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9. Lenny Kravitz commented on the post writing, "Runs in the family.

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10. Lenny Kravitz commented on the post writing, "Runs in the family.

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11. Lenny Kravitz was born on December 1, 1988 in Los Angeles, California.

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12. Lenny Kravitz made her film debut in 2007 with No Reservations.

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13. In 2009, Lenny Kravitz made his big-screen debut in the Oscar-nominated movie Precious.

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14. Lenny Kravitz put out his sophomore album, Mama Said, in 1991.

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15. Lenny Kravitz lived out of a car that he rented for $5 a day.

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16. Lenny Kravitz was born on May 26, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York.

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17. In 2009, Lenny Kravitz made his screen debut in the film Precious.

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18. Lenny Kravitz has worked with numerous artists, as a producer, songwriter, and musician, including Madonna, Mick Jagger, Aerosmith, and the French singer Vanessa Paradis.

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19. In 1974 Lenny Kravitz moved to Los Angeles with his parents.

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20. Around the time Baptism was released, Lenny Kravitz was having a tough time getting in sync with Virgin executives.

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21. In 2003 Lenny Kravitz formed his own label, Roxie Records, named in honor of his mother.

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22. Lenny Kravitz moved to expand his musical production when he recruited a guitarist and bass player to take part in half the songs on his third album, Are You Gonna Go My Way, released in 1993.

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23. Lenny Kravitz embarked on a club tour with a backup band in late 1989 to promote Let Love Rule.

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24. Lenny Kravitz became so popular that he won every single Grammy award for his category for three consecutive years till 2002.

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25. Lenny Kravitz is the winner of every Grammy Award for three consecutive years in the Rock Vocals category.

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26. That year, Lenny Kravitz met actress Lisa Bonet backstage at a New Edition concert.

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27. Lenny Kravitz focused on his music to help him get through this period.

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28. Lenny Kravitz will commence his Raise Vibration world tour, in 2018, as well as releasing his 11th studio album, Raise Vibration, on September 7, 2018.

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29. On September 23, 2014, Lenny Kravitz released his tenth studio album Strut on his own Roxie Records via Kobalt Label Services.

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30. On his Twitter page, Lenny Kravitz said that the album title was Negrophilia but then "felt like something else".

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31. On July 15, 2008, Lenny Kravitz was honored in Milan, Italy with the key to the city in a special toast ceremony for his work with the United Nations Millennium Campaign to end world poverty.

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32. On February 11, 2008, Lenny Kravitz was admitted to Miami Hospital suffering from severe bronchitis.

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33. Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, a close friend of Lenny Kravitz's would appear at The Orpheum Theater in Boston.

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34. Lenny Kravitz founded a design firm named Lenny Kravitz Design, stating if he hadn't been a musician he would have been a designer.

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35. Lenny Kravitz appeared in the audience of Madonna's Confessions Tour during numerous shows.

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36. In January 2006, Lenny Kravitz contributed "Breathe" to absoluttracks, a project sponsored by Absolut Vodka.

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37. Lenny Kravitz served as the opening act for Aerosmith who are long term friends of Kravitz on their fall 2005 tour.

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38. Lenny Kravitz appeared on Unity, the official album of the 2004 Athens Olympics, and performed a cover of "Have You Ever Been" on the album Power of Soul: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix.

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39. Lenny Kravitz worked on two songs for Michael Jackson's Invincible album released in 2001; a snippet of "Another Day" was leaked, and the full version was officially released on the album Michael in 2010.

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40. Lenny Kravitz would win the first of his four consecutive Grammy for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance at the Grammy Awards of 1999.

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41. Lenny Kravitz made a video to pay tribute to Teena Marie when she suddenly died on December 26, 2010.

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42. Lenny Kravitz released his second album, Mama Said, which was his first album to reach the Top 40.

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43. Lenny Kravitz separated from Lisa Bonet in 1991, amid rumors of an affair between him and Madonna.

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44. Lenny Kravitz urged Smith to manage his career and assist him in finding a record deal.

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45. Lenny Kravitz would go on to collaborate with Hirsch on most of his albums.

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46. Lenny Kravitz appeared as an actor in television commercials during this time.

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47. Lenny Kravitz began playing the drums and soon added guitar.

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48. Lenny Kravitz was born in Manhattan, New York, the only child of actress Roxie Roker and NBC television news producer Sy Kravitz.

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49. Lenny Kravitz said it best: "I needed to change my energy, so I cut my hair.

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50. Lenny Kravitz never imagined his daughter Zoe Kravitz would enter Hollywood because she seemed so "indifferent" to his career as a child.

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51. Lenny Kravitz deserves a swift kick to the taco already.

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52. Lenny Kravitz made the statements in an appearance on the US show What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.

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53. Lenny Kravitz never wanted to be a star, just a musician.

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54. Lenny Kravitz could have a new gig pretty soon: walking his daughter down the aisle.

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55. Lenny Kravitz is back at CAA after a brief stint at UTA, returning to the talent agency where he spent the last decade and landed several major Hollywood roles.

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56. Lenny Kravitz admitted he hoped the world would be in a better state by now when he wrote his debut single Let Love Rule nearly three decades ago.

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57. Lenny Kravitz has never been a slacker when it comes to voting.

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58. Lenny Kravitz pointed out that the 1988 issue actually used the picture of Bonet in a shirt on the cover.

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59. Lenny Kravitz talks to Man About Town about still feeling excited about music after all these years.

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60. Lenny Kravitz is a member of the Canadian charity Artists Against Racism and worked with them on a radio PSA.

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61. Lenny Kravitz moved back to New York City where The Cosby Show was produced in 1987, moving in with Bonet.

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62. In April 2018, Lenny Kravitz signed with BMG Rights Management for a new worldwide publishing music deal to go with his new album Raise Vibration, which will be released in September 2018.

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63. Lenny Kravitz stated he was "particularly touched" to receive the award in France as his success in the country pre-dated his success in the United States and still enjoys great record sales in the country today.

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64. On December 1, 2011, Lenny Kravitz was honored with one of the highest cultural awards in France when he was made an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by French cultural minister Frederic Mitterrand in Paris.

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65. Lenny Kravitz made his feature film acting debut in Precious which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2009.

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66. On January 17, 2008, Lenny Kravitz embarked on a 9 city mini-tour to promote his new album It Is Time for a Love Revolution.

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67. Lenny Kravitz spent time recording his latest album, It Is Time for a Love Revolution, released February 5, 2008.

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68. Lenny Kravitz had already played there on March 21, 2005, drawing 300,000 people on a concert of his own.

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69. In early 2003, Lenny Kravitz released the track "We Want Peace" as a download-only track as a protest against the 2003 invasion of Iraq, he performed this alongside famous Iraqi singer Kazem Al Saher at Rock The Vote.

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70. In September 2002, Lenny Kravitz appeared alongside other rock stars in the episode "How I Spent My Strummer Vacation" of The Simpsons.

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71. Lenny Kravitz was the subject of a photo book by former chief photographer for Rolling Stone, Mark Seliger.

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72. In 2001, Lenny Kravitz participated in a benefit auction for the Red Hot Organization, in conjunction with Amazon.

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73. In 1995, Lenny Kravitz released the album Circus, which went to number 10 on the Billboard chart on the back of his past achievement.

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74. In 1991, Lenny Kravitz produced the self-titled album Vanessa Paradis for French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis.

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75. In 1990, Lenny Kravitz produced the song "Justify My Love" for Madonna, which he co-wrote with Ingrid Chavez.

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76. Lenny Kravitz launched a LL tour of Europe and the United States in support of the re-release.

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77. Lenny Kravitz released his debut album Let Love Rule on September 6, 1989, a combination of rock and funk with a 1960s vibe.

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78. Lenny Kravitz met saxophonist Karl Denson and invited him to play on the song, "Let Love Rule".

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79. In 1978, Lenny Kravitz was accepted into the school's well-respected music program.

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80. At his mother's urging, Lenny Kravitz joined the California Boys Choir for three years, where he performed a classical repertoire, and sang with the Metropolitan Opera.

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81. Lenny Kravitz often went to see New York theater, where his mother worked.

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82. On December 1, 2011, Lenny Kravitz was made an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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