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Date of Birth: 1948 , June-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Todd Rundgren
Birth Name Todd Harry Rundgren
Father Harry W. Rundgren
Mother Ruth Rundgren
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Singer
Net Worth $12 million
Famous for Music
Married Yes
Married to Michele Rundgren (m.1998-present)
Children 3
Divorce Yes
Online Presence Twitter
Music Group Nazz
Sisters Lynette Rundgren
Siblings Lynette Rundgren, Robin Rundgren
Albums Todd Rundgren's Johnson (2011) (re)Production (2011) State (2013) Global (2015)

Quick Timeline of Todd Rundgren

1948 Born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
1967 Formed his own band, Nazz
1972 Began dating Bebe Buell
1979 Separated with Bebe Buell
1980 Became father for the first time
1985 Second child, Randy
1998 Married to Michele Gray
1951 His father died
1968 Released his first album with Nazz
1969 Left the Nazz

Detail Timeline of Todd Rundgren

June 22 , 1948

Born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania

Todd was from a middle-class family, born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States of America. He is an American. His parents were Ruth and Harry W. Rundgren. He is of diverse ethnicity; Swedish and Austrian. 


Formed his own band, Nazz

During his early days, he became engaged in Woody's Truck Stop. He released his first album with them and later formed a band Nazz in 1967. Then this band released its first album, Nazz the following year. They also released their second album in 1969.


Began dating Bebe Buell

It was 1972, when he started dating Bebe Buell. He dated her for a shy of decade but this relation was full of ups and downs. When they were in relation, she gave birth to her daughter but the father of her was not him, it was Steven Tyler.


Separated with Bebe Buell

His love for Bebe was real but she cheated with him and became pregnant with another man and gave birth to her first child, a daughter, Liv Tyler. He accepted being a father of her child, however, their relation didn't last and they finally break up in 1979.


Became father for the first time

It was 1980 when he became a father of his real child. His girlfriend became pregnant when he was in relation with Bebe but the child's real biological father was someone else. In 1980, he became the father of son Rex with this girlfriend, Karen Darvin.


Second child, Randy

In 1985, he became the father of his second child, a son named Randy. The mother of his son is his long time girl friend Karen Darvin. His first son, Rex is now a Basket ball player and is playing from Tulsa Drilers.


Married to Michele Gray

Before making Michele Gray his loving spouse, he was in love affairs with Karen Darvin and Bebe Buell. Finally in 1998, he married Michele Gray. They also have one child together. They are still living together happily.


His father died

He was born to Ruth and Harry W. Rundgren. His father parents were from Austria and Sweden. His father was born in 1882 somewhere in Sweden and was also raised there. However, in 1951, he died an unfortunate death.


Released his first album with Nazz

After releasing their musical album with Woody's Truck Stop, he left it and formed the band Nazz in 1967. He formed it with his fellow mate, Carson Van Osten. The following year they released their first album Nazz.


Left the Nazz

Todd was not satisfied with Nazz production and left it in 1969. He then began working with other musical group and focused more on production stuff. He signed for Albert Grossman and produced lots of musical videos with them.


An American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and record producer, Todd Harry Rundgren is one of the well-known artists of 1970s and 80s. He is best known for his hit singles like Can we Still be Friends?, I Saw the Light and Hello It's me.

Todd Rundgren's early life

He was born on June 22, 1948, in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, the United States, to his father Harry Rundgren, and mother Ruth Rundgren. He has two siblings; brother, Robin Rundgren, and sister, Lynette Rundgren.


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Todd is considered as Ultimate Rock Cult Hero and recognized with the nickname of Runt.

Todd Rundgren's career

Talented solo artist, Todd Rundgren made his musical debut with Woody’s Truck Stop, a Philadelphia Band based in the style of Blues, before joining to garage rock group named Nazz. At Nazz, he gained minor recognition with the classic rock songs of Open my eyes and Hello it’s Me.

Likewise, he recorded a solo of Hello it’s Me in his own version, which later became one of his signature songs.

Todd Rundgren has produced many renowned albums during his musical career. Some of his popular albums are Something/Anything?, A Wizard, a True Star, Back to the Bars, Nearly Human, Liars, etc. Besides, the bands that he worked are Utopia, Nazz, Ringo Starr & His All-Star Band, and the New Cars.

Recently, Todd has released albums called Runddans and Global along with talented musician, Hans-Peter Lindstrom, Emil Nikolaisen. Similarly, he has been performing in the event An Evening with Todd Rundgren, Box O’ Todd, and live at the Forum, which was held in Ridgefield and London respectively.     

His last album was in 2017 when he released his album with the title, White Knight. This album marked the 27th studio record of the American singer. 

Todd Rundgren's personal life

Todd Rundgren is a married man and also has been romantically involved in several affairs and relationships. Currently, he is married to wife Michele Rundgren (Gray) after months of dating affair.

The happily married couple is also blessed with a child; a son named Rebop Rundgren.

Similarly, he also has two sons, Rex, and Randy from his former spouse, Karen Darvin. Prior to that, Todd had a longtime relationship with model Bebe Buell, who became unexpectedly pregnant with her brief relationship with Steven Tyler.

She gave birth to his daughter, Liv Tyler and initially named her as a Liv Rundgren.

Todd Rundgren's net worth

Talking about his economic aspects, Todd has earned a great amount of salary through his musical career.

What is Todd Rundgren's net worth?

As of 2018, it has been estimated that his current net worth is $12 million

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