Jani Lane Biography

Published On Dec 24, 2015
Facts of Jani Lane
Date of Birth: 1964 , February-1
Date of Death: 2011 , August-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Harvey Levin
Birth Name Harvey Robert Levin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California, United States
Ethnicity white
Profession Television producer, lawyer, legal analyst, and celebrity reporter
Working For ESPN
Net Worth $15 million
Body Measurements 36-27-36 inches
Weight in KG 52.2 kg
Married Yes
Married to Gordan Stead
Children N/A
Divorce No
Education University of Chicago
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
Siblings Josh Hutcherson
Eye Color Brown Light
Hair Color Brown Light
Boyfriend Drew Lammert
Movies Splinter
TV Show Wipeout Since 2008
Religion Christianity
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
Father David Wagner
Mother Michelle Fightmaster
Famous for Actress
Nick Name "Chris" "Boomer"
Salary N/A
Face Color White
Girlfriend Dr. Andy Mauer
Affair with N/A
Books Thank You Power: Making the Science of Gratitude Work for You, MORE
Breast Size 36in
Waist size 27in
Hip Size 36in
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On 27th of July 1991, Jani got married to Bobbie Brown. Bobbie Brown is an actress and she is famous for her role in Last Action Hero, Cool as Ice and many more. As a loving spouse, they welcomed their only child in 1992 and they named her Taylar Jayne Lane. They got divorced in 1993.

Few months later, Jani began his love affairs with Rowanne Brewer. In 1988, Rowanne Brewer was crowned with the Miss Maryland USA title. They welcomed their only child together in 1997. But this married life also came to an end in 2005.

On 13th of March 2010, Jani got married to Kimberly Nash. Though they got married with the start of 2010, they didn't issue marriage license till his death on 11th of August 2011. She also claimed that they also got separated soon after getting married.

Jani got her primary education from Field High School and he also graduated from there in 1982. Keen on music since he was child, Jani joined band Cyren as a drummer soon after graduating from there. He then joined Warrant as a lead vocalist. He also served them as the songwriter and lyricist. They finally released their first album 1989 and it was released under the title, Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich. He also began following his solo career along with this band and finally released his debut solo album, Back Down to One in 2003. His net worth was in millions when he lost his life in 2011.

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Born in Akron, Ohio

February 4 , 1964

Born on the laps of Eileen and Robert Oswald, Jani was born as John Kennedy Oswald in Akron, Ohio, United States of America. He was an American and was of white ethnicity. He was raise along with his four siblings.

Began playing drums in clubs

1975

Jani interest in music was since he was child. His brother Eric was an inspiration to him as he was also an impressive guitar player. When Jani was just 6, he began playing drum and guitar and finally at the age of 11, he played drums in several clubs.

Graduated from Field High School

1982

Jani got her primary education from Field High School. He was one of the best students in his class higher than the average student. He graduated from there in 1982. He got several scholarships to continue his higher education.

Joined the musical band, Cyren

1982

Keen on music since he was child, Jani joined band Cyren as a drummer soon after graduating from Field High School. He performed several times on the opening of local band called Risque. Bassist, Al Collins was impressed by his talent and he pursued Jani to join them.

Joined Warrant

1986

In 1983, after the formation of the band Plain Jane, he began serving them as a drummer. Plain Jane began performing in several clubs and they also performed with band called Warran. At the end of 1986, he finally joined Warran and began jamming with them.

Released their first album, Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich

January 31 , 1989

After joining American glam metal band, Warrant in 1986, several record labels were attracted towards them. Jani served them as the lead vocalist and they began recording their first album and they finally released it under the name, Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich in 1989.

Left Warrant

1993

After having the successful musical career with Warrant, Jani decided to leave them and began his solo career. He finally left them in March 1993 and began pursuing his solo career but he joined Warrent in September of the same year and later released several albums with them.

Debut solo album, Back Down to One

June 17 , 2003

Though he joined Warrant after beginning his solo career in 1993, he went of working on his solo projects. He released several solo recordings and singles in the late 1990s and finally on 17th of June 2003, he released his debut solo album, Back Down to One. 

Married to Bobbie Brown

July 27 , 1991

On 27th of July 1991, Jani got married to Bobbie Brown. Bobbie Brown is an actress and she is famous for her role in Last Action Hero, Cool as Ice and many more. Bobbie is also a model and the 1985 Miss Teen Louisiana.

First child, Taylar Jayne Lane

January 17 , 1992

He became father for the first time in his life and that was in 1992. He and his ex wife, Bobbie Brown welcomed their first child together on 17th of January and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Taylar Jayne Lane. 

Divorced with Bobbie Brown

1993

Though he became father of his first child with actress and model Bobbie Brown, this married life didn't last that long as they finally dissolved this married life in 1993. The actual reason for this married life is unknown.

Married to Rowanne Brewer

1996

Few months later, Jani began his love affairs with Rowanne Brewer. In 1988, Rowanne Brewer was crowned with the Miss Maryland USA title. Rowanne is also an actress and she is famous for her role in Round Trip to Heaven and Murphy Brown.

Second child, Madison Michelle Lane

1997

He also became father for the second time in his life in 1997. He and his second wife Rowanne Brewe welcomed their second child daughter Madison Michelle Lane at the end of 1997. But this married life also came to an end in 2005.

Married to Kimberly Nash

March 13 , 2010

On 13th of March 2010, Jani got married to Kimberly Nash. Though they got married with the start of 2010, they didn't issue marriage license till his death on 11th of August 2011. She also claimed that they also got separated soon after getting married.

Was found dead

August 11 , 2011

Recording artist, Jani Lane was an alcohol addict. Because of this addiction, he lost his life in 2011. He was found dead on 11th of August 2011 at a Comfort Inn hotel. His death was claimed to be of acute alcohol poisoning.