Lou Gramm
Lou Gramm
Celebrated Name: Lou Gramm
Real Name/Full Name: Louis Andrew Grammatico
Gender: Male
Age: 74 years old
Birth Date: 2 May 1950
Birth Place: Rochester, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 85 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Robyn Grammatico
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (5 children)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Lou Gramm Gay?: No
Profession: Rock singer-songwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $30 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Lou Gramm is a well-known rock singer-songwriter from America who is best known as the lead singer of the rock band Foreigner. He has collaborated with several other bands and music groups throughout his career, including rock bands Black Sheep, Poor Heart, Shadow King, Liberty N’ Justice, and many more.

Maybe you know about Lou Gramm very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Lou Gramm’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Louis Andrew Grammatico was born in Rochester, New York, on May 2, 1950, to his parents Nikki (nee Masetta) and Bennie Grammatico. His father was a bandleader and trumpeter while his mother was a professional singer.

He completed his schooling from Gates-Chili High School in Rochester in 1968. He was interested in music since childhood and used to perform at local clubs and events in his hometown.

Personal Life

Lou Gramm is married to Robyn Grammatico. Together they are the parents of a daughter. He also has four children from previous marriages. He was diagnosed with a type of brain tumor called a craniopharyngioma in 1997. Later, he damaged his pituitary gland in surgery, which resulted in gaining weight, and likewise affected his stamina and voice.

Gramm has been able to keep his personal life away from the limelight and live happily with his family in Los Angeles.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 2 May 1950, Lou Gramm is 74 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2024. His height is 1.68 m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.

Career

Lou Gramm started his music career with the rock band Black Sheep in the 1970s. It was the first American band that was signed by the Chrysalis label. In 1974, the band released its first single “Stick Around,” which was a huge success. Later, they signed with Capitol Records and recorded two back to back music albums Black Sheep and Encouraging Words. In 1975, Black Sheep disbanded as they weren’t able to support its albums with live performances.

Gramm auditioned for the position of the lead singer of the newly formed band, Foreigner. He got the job and went on to become one of the most successful rock vocalists of the late 1970s and 1980s. The first eight singles of the band were very successful, and each of them entered the Billboard Top 20 and became the first band after the iconic The Beatles to achieve this huge feat.

Gramm co-wrote and performed on most of the band’s songs, including “Urgent,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Break It Up,” “Say You, Will,” others. The single “Waiting for a Girl Like You” was ranked number two on the 1981/82 American Hot 100 for more than ten weeks. The song “I Want to Know What Love Is” of the album was a number one hit in eight countries.

Their next album, Agent Provocateur, was released in 1984 and another album Inside Information in 1987. Gramm released his debut solo album, Ready or Not, in 1987, which received critical acclaim. In the same year, he gave the vocals to the song “Lost in the Shadows,” which was part of the soundtrack of the comedy horror film The Lost Boys. His second solo album, Long Hard Look, was released in 1989 that included the single “Hangin’ on My Hip,” which was featured in the 1990 film Navy SEALs.

In 1990, Gramm left the rock band Foreigner to focus on his solo career. Later, he formed a short-lived band Shadow King and contributed the song “One Dream” to the movie Highlander II: The Quickening. He rejoined Foreigner in 1992 and recorded the album Mr. Moonlight on the Rhythm Safari label. In 1997, he gave vocals for Christian rock band Petra’s album entitled Petra Praise 2: We Need Jesus.

Awards & Achievements

In 2013, Gramm was inducted to the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He has not won any other awards but has been able to win the hearts of people through his songs. He is making continuous progress in his career and is expected to win big awards in the upcoming years.

Net Worth & Salary of Lou Gramm in 2024

Lou Gramm Net Worth
Lou Gramm Net Worth

As of May 2024, Lou Gramm has an estimated net worth of more than $30 million. He has made this huge fortune through his successful career as a rock singer-songwriter.

Gramm has worked with several popular bands and music groups for hit music albums such as Encouraging Words, Foreigner in a Strange Land, The Best of the Early Years, Welcome To The Revolution, and many more. He has also released several solo music albums like Long Hard Look, Lou Gramm Band, and My Baby.

He performs at various musical concerts, live shows, events, and tours all across the globe, which also helps in increasing his net worth significantly.

Lou Gramm is one of the most renowned musicians in the world. He started his career at a very young age and has become successful through his hard work and dedication. He is considered as an inspiration to the upcoming artists.

7 COMMENTS

  1. Hi this is Katie perry from Rochester NY I use to wait on him and his family at Browncroft corners Restaurant on Browncroft Blvd so cool to know him personally but I hope he is doing well

  2. Correct. He is a Rochester Native and still lives there. We went to Sammy Palermo’s church together. My mother, Louise Servati, grew up with his dad. My brother hired his band to play at St. Ambrose church in what was called “The Battle of the Bands”. Lou is phenomenal singer and song writer. Top five best rock voices of all time.

  3. Lou indeed lives in Rochester. We both attended Sammy Palermo’s church at one time in Webster. My mother new his father as a young adult. Great voice and person. Glad to say he’s from my home town.

  4. always wanted to see Lou live, finally friday night at Ballys Twin River Casino. it was billed as an 80’s retro show with Asia, Journey, and Foreigner. It actually was the current line up of the Band Asia and Steve Augeri (the second Steve Perry), and Lou Gramm. it was actually pretty good for a bunch of aging rockers.
    Lou was the best…one disapointment…I bought a shirt , that was ok front but he back has the words from MIDNIGHT BLUE…the very best Lou Gramm song……HE NEVER SANG IT. I figured since the words were on the T shirt it was a definite….i was so sad….maybe next time?

  5. I met him in Napa2021 at a winery one of the very best! – and so low key. I respect his dignity, and his success,especially with the lifestyle he endured…Entertainers put out their soul to the public; and become prisoners to; the industry of politics, &management.I put Lou Gram right next to Elvis to be one of America’s –most gifted entertainment King’s !

  6. i just got through reading his book i enjoyed it very very much to see what he went through to become one of the best singers i have heard, im 82 yrs old and i love his recordings keep on going lou love ya gerry

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