Chris Isaak Biography

Updated On Feb 25, 2019 Published On Jan 14, 2016
Facts of Chris Isaak
Date of Birth: 1956 , June-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
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One of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world by People magazine, Chris Isaak is a rock musician from the United States. He is renowned in the world from his single, Wicked Game which was the nationwide top ten hit of 1991. Besides music, he is also an occasional actor.

Chris Isaak's early life

Chris Isaak who is known for his falsetto-style voice was born as Christopher Joseph Isaak on 26th June 1956 to parents Dorothy Isaak and Joe Isaak. He was raised in the humble background in Stockton, California, United States of America. He is an America and is of Germans and Italian descent.

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A graduate of Amos Alonzo Stagg High School, Chris joined San Joaquin Delta Community College but later he got transferred to the University of the Pacific. He completed his undergraduate degree in English and Communications Arts in 1980.

Chris Isaak's career

Chris Isaak formed his first band, Silvertone in the year 1980. He signed a recording contract with Warner Bros. Records, and he finally released his debut album, Silvertone on 10th of January 1985.

This album was hit album however, it was not that commercially successful as expected. At the end of 1990, he released his single, Wicked Game and it is the first hit song of his career.

He has also guest starred in TV shows like Friends, starring Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, and Courteney Cox, and Hot in Cleveland, featuring Valerie Bertinelli and Wendie Malick, to name some.

Chris Isaak's personal life

Chris Isaak has not been married yet; however, he has romantic love affairs with several actresses and models. He dated actress and singer, Minnie Driver and model and photographer, Helena Christensen for several months.

In 1999, he was seen with Bai Ling having romantic love affairs with her. This love life also lasted only for about a year.

Chris Isaak's net worth

The actual figure about his salary is unknown however, his net worth is said to be around $21 million.

Chris Isaak has released several albums in her career, which have made quite earnings:

  • Silvertone (1985): $191,100
  • Chris Isaak (1986): $1,010,000
  • Heart Shaped World (1989): $3,510,000
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    Born in Stockton, California

    June 26 , 1956

    Chris Isaak who is known for his falsetto-style voice was born as Christopher Joseph Isaak on the laps of Dorothy and Joe Isaak. He was raised in humble background in Stockton, California, United States of America. He is an America and is of Germans and Italian descent.

    Graduated from Amos Alonzo Stagg High School

    1974

    Chris Isaak received his formal education from Amos Alonzo Stagg High School. While he was there, he also served as the class president for about three years. He was also elected as the Student Body President during his senior year. He graduated from there in 1974.

    Graduated from University of the Pacific

    1980

    Graduate of Amos Alonzo Stagg High School, Chris joined San Joaquin Delta Community College but later he got transferred to University of the Pacific. He completed his undergraduate degree from there in English and Communications Arts in 1980.

    Released his debut album, Silvertone

    January 10 , 1985

    Soon after his graduation, Chris Isaak formed his first band, Silvertone. He signed a recording contract with Warner Bros. Records, and he finally released his debut album, Silvertone on 10th of January 1985. This album was hit album however, it was not that commercially successful as expected.

    Released his third album, Heart Shaped World

    1989

    After gaining the massive popularity from his first two albums, Chris Isaak went on recording his second album and he finally released it under the name Heart Shaped World in June 1989. At the end of 1990, he released his single, Wicked Game and it is the first hit song of his career.

    Appeared in the television series, Wiseguy

    1987

    Besides music, Chris Isaak is also an occasional actor. Till now, he has appeared in several movies and television series. He made his acting debut in 1987 and that was from the television series, Wiseguy. He played the role of Berated lounge singer in this series.

    Began dating Bai Ling

    1999

    Chris Isaak has not been married yet; however, he has romantic love affairs with several actresses and models. He dated actress and singer, Minnie Driver and model and photographer, Helena Christensen for several months. In 1999, he was seen with Bai Ling having romantic love affairs with her. This love life also lasted only for about a year.

    Chris Isaak has a net worth of $21 million

    2019

    As of 2019, singer Chris Isaak has an estimated  net worth of $21 million, which he earned from his career in music and films.