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Exene Cervenka Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sun May, 2016
Exene Cervenka

Facts of Exene Cervenka

Date of Birth: 1956 , February-1
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Exene Cervenka

1956 Born in Chicago, Illinois
1976 Moved to Santa Monica, California
1977 Met John Doe
1978 X released its single Adult Books/We're Desperate 7
1980 X's debut album Los Angeles
1982 Formed the band, The Knitters
1985 The Knitters's debut album, Poor Little Critter on the Road
1989 Began her solo career
1980 Married to John Doe
1986 Began dating Viggo Mortensen
1998 Divorced with Viggo Mortensen
1988 First child, Henry Blake Mortensen
2002 Married to Jason Edge
1982 Released her first book, Adulterers Anonymous

Detail Timeline of Exene Cervenka

February 1 , 1956

Born in Chicago, Illinois

Talented lady, Exene Cervenka was born as Christine Cervenkova in the early 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. She has one singling named Mirielle Cervenka. She is of Czech and Irish descent. Her nationality is American. 

1976

Moved to Santa Monica, California

At a young age, actually at the age of 13, Exene and her parents moved to Tallahassee, Florida. She also attended some high school there but with the death of her mother, she quit her education and then she began taking care of her sister. She stayed in Tallahassee, Florida till 1976 and then she got shifted to Santa Monica, California. 

1977

Met John Doe

When she was in her early 20s, she became close to John Doe and that was the beginning of her musical career and the start of her first love life. John and his friend Billy formed a musical group X and she also became one of its members within few months of its establishment.

1978

X released its single Adult Books/We're Desperate 7

In the late 1970s, an American punk rock band X released several songs and sound tracks like Adult Books/We're Desperate 7, Yes L.A. compilation and so on. In the early 1980s, they recorded a sound track for the documentary The Decline of Western Civilization. 

April 26 , 1980

X's debut album Los Angeles

After releasing several singles and sound tracks, an American punk rock band X began working on their debut album and their debut album Los Angeles was finally released on 26th of April 1980. Their second album Wild Gift was released in the early 1981. 

1982

Formed the band, The Knitters

In 1982, she formed a musical group The Knitters with her husband John Doe and drummer DJ Bonebrak. She served as the lead vocalist of the band and her ex-husband John Doe served as the singer and bassist. 

1985

The Knitters's debut album, Poor Little Critter on the Road

The Knitters was formed in the early 1980s and they began performing in several events. They also recorded several songs and their debut album Poor Little Critter on the Road was released in 1985. Their second album The Modern Sounds of the Knitters was released in 2005. 

1989

Began her solo career

Exene Cervenka is a singer and poet from United States. She has also established herself as a musician, artist and a songwriter. She has been pursuing her solo career since the late 1980s. In 1989, she released a solo song Old Wives' Tales. 

April 6 , 1980

Married to John Doe

On 6th of April 1980, Exene got married to John Doe. John Doe is also a talented singer, songwriter, guitarist and bass player from United States. This married life lasted for about half a decade as they got divorced in 1985.

1986

Began dating Viggo Mortensen

While Exene was on the set of the comedy Salvation!, she met an American actor Viggo Mortensen. Viggo Mortensen is a multi talented guy as he is also a poet, musician and photographer. They dated each other for several months and then they got married. 

March 13 , 1998

Divorced with Viggo Mortensen

After being in love for several months, they decided to get married and they finally got married on 8th of July 1987. After being bonded as a loving husband and wife for half a decade, they announced their separation in 1992 and they finally dissolved their married life on 13th of March 1998.

January 28 , 1988

First child, Henry Blake Mortensen

She became mother for the first time in her life in the early 1988. She and her ex husband Viggo Mortense Viggo Mortensen welcomed their first child together on 28th of January and that time it was a son and they named him Henry Blake Mortensen.

August 18 , 2002

Married to Jason Edge

Exene is also married for the third time in her life and that was with Jason Edge. Jason Edge is also a musician and he is member of her band, Original Sinners. They got married on 18th of August 2002. These days there are rumors about their separation.

1982

Released her first book, Adulterers Anonymous

She is a multi talented lady. Besides being well known as the Greatest Women of Rock N Roll, she is also a writer and a poet. Her first book Adulterers Anonymous was released in the early 1980s. She has also published several journals in her life. 

Content

On 6th of April 1980, Exene got married to John Doe. John Doe is also a talented singer, songwriter, guitarist and bass player from United States. This married life lasted for about half a decade as they got divorced in 1985.

While Exene was on the set of the comedy Salvation!, she met an American actor Viggo Mortensen. Viggo Mortensen is a multi talented guy as he is also a poet, musician and photographer. After being in love for several months, they decided to get married and they finally got married on 8th of July 1987. From this married life, she also gave birth to a son named Henry Blake Mortensen. After being bonded as a loving husband and wife for half a decade, they announced their separation in 1992 and they finally dissolved their married life on 13th of March 1998.

Exene is also married for the third time in her life and that was with Jason Edge. Jason Edge is also a musician and he is member of her band, Original Sinners. They got married on 18th of August 2002. These days there are rumors about their separation. Her nationality is American and she has mixed ethnicity. She has an average height.

At a young age, actually at the age of 13, Exene and her parents moved to Tallahassee, Florida. She also attended some high school there but with the death of her mother, she quit her education and then she began taking care of her sister. She stayed in Tallahassee, Florida till 1976 and then she got shifted to Santa Monica, California. When she was in her early 20s, she became close to John Doe and that was the beginning of her musical career. John and his friend Billy formed a musical group X and she also became one of its members within few months of its establishment. In the late 1970s, they released several songs and sound tracks like Adult Books/We're Desperate 7, Yes L.A. compilation and so on. Their debut album Los Angeles was released on 26th of April 1980. In 1982, she formed a musical group The Knitters with her husband John Doe and drummer DJ Bonebrak. Their debut album Poor Little Critter on the Road was released in 1985. She has been pursuing her solo career since the late 1980s and some of her solo songs are Running Sacred, Surface To Air Serpents, Somewhere Gone and so on. Her net worth is unknown.