Todd Rundgren Biography

Updated On Jul 22, 2017 Published On Aug 30, 2015
Facts of Todd Rundgren
Date of Birth: 1948 , June-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Daryn Kagan
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Santa Barbara, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Broadcaster
Weight in KG 81 kg
Married N/A
Married to Maui Chapman (m. 1995–2005)
Children 3
Education Stanford University
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
TV Show CNN Live Today, American Morning
Net Worth $ 1000
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements N/A
Birth Name Daryn A. Kagan
Father Duane Chapman
Mother La fonda Sue Honeycutt
Working For Television
Face Color White
Famous for Journalist
Divorce Yes
Awards Songwriter of the Year
Breast Size 36A
Waist size 27
Hip Size 34
Salary $ 750 hundred
Tattoo(s) Not Available
Religion Jewish
Neck Size 8.7
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Movies : A Brief History of Time, Hawking, Beyond the Horizon, Fate of the Universe
Sisters Vickie Lynn Swayze
Siblings Lyssa Chapman, Duane Lee Chapman, II
Girlfriend Amber Smith
Music Group 3LW
Nick Name Chris
Affair with N/A
Albums Never Lose Sight
Chest Size Unknown
Boyfriend John Andersson
Special Title Miss January 1999
Books Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities
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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.     

Todd Rundgren is a married man and also has been romantically involved in several affairs and relationships. Currently, he got married to Michele Rundgren after months of dating. 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 her daughter, Liv Tyler and initially named her as a Liv Rundgren.

Talking about his economic aspects, Todd has earned a great amount of salary through his musical career. As of 2017, it has been estimated that his current net worth is $12 million.

Todd Rundgren

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Born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania

June 22 , 1948

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

1967

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

1972

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

1979

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

1980

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

1985

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

1998

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

1951

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

1968

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

1969

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.