Perry Farrell
Perry Farrell
Celebrated Name: Perry Farrell
Real Name/Full Name: Peretz Bernstein
Gender: Male
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: 29 March 1959
Birth Place: Queens, New York, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88m
Weight: 86kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Etty Lau Farrell(m. 2002)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Three sons
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Perry Farrell Gay?: No
Profession: Singer, songwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $60 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Perry Farrell is the stage name for American singer and songwriter Peretz Bernstein.  He is best known as the frontman of the popular alternative rock band by the name of Jane’s Addiction. Perry was the one who created Lollapalooza, a touring festival as a farewell tour for Jane’s Addiction in 1991. This has evolved into a destination festival held annually. Perry is the only person who has performed at all Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

Maybe you know about Perry Farrell 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 Perry Farrell’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

Perry was born Peretz Bernstein on 29 March 1959, and his birthplace is Queens, New York.  He commenced his education at Woodmere, Long Island and later moved with his family to Florida’s North Miami Beach when he was a teenager.

Farrell was born in a Jewish family where his father worked as a jeweller, and his mother was an artist. His mother committed suicide when Perry was three years old, and he sang about this event in the songs “Twisted Tales”, and “Then She Did”. After graduating from high school, he moved to California, where he lived in his car and worked as a waiter and a constructor.

Personal Life

Farrell has dated many women including Christine Cagle, with whom he has a son by the name of Yobel. He got married to his current wife Etty Lau Farrell in 2002, and they are still together. Etty was a professional dancer and singer, and she performed in all Jane’s Addiction shows since 1997. The couple has been blessed with two sons.

Farrell, together with Tom Morello, joined hands to raise money for the homeless in Los Angeles. They also physically removed debris from Ninth Ward of New Orleans to assist local musicians after Hurricane Katrina. The two also gave their donations to the “Road Recovery”, a non-profitable organization aimed at helping the youth battling with addiction.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 29 March 1959, Perry Farrell is 65 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024. His height is 1.88m tall, and his weight is 86 kg.


In 1981 Farrell was the frontman of a band that went by the name of Psi Com which was based in Los Angeles. The band broke up in 1985, and it was at that time that he met Eric Avery and the two began jam sessions that later became the initial foundation of Jane’s Addiction.

The band Jane’s Addiction managed to rapidly build a large fan base within a very short time. Their high-energy shows all over Los Angeles were a big contribution to their fame. They released three albums titled Jane’s Addiction, Ritual de lo Habitual, and Nothing’s Shocking.

The group broke up in 1991 due to internal tension which was brought by Farrell severe addiction to heroin. Around this time Farrell was rumoured to have contracted HIV, and he never confirms or denies the allegations. The band reunited in 1997 and they released the album Kettle Whistle. The band released several other albums with their best-selling one being Strays. The album was certified silver in UK and gold in the U.S. The band also went on several tours in North America as well as Europe.

In 1992 Farrell formed the band Porn for Pyros and the band released two albums. He embarked on a solo career in 1999. His debut album as a solo artist was released in 2001, and it was called “Song Yet to be Sung”. He also did several singles and one of his song “Go All the Way” was the soundtrack in the film Twilight. He formed another band in 2004 called The Satellite Party, and they released their debut album in 2007.

Perry created Lollapalooza in 1991. This was a farewell festival prior to dissolving Jane’s Addiction. The festival toured North America since its inception to 1997, and 2003. It was retooled to a weekend destination festival in 2005, and it was held at Grant Park, Illinois. The festival has led to the creation of Kidzapalooza in 2005, and Purimpalooza in 2006.

Awards & Achievements

Perry Farrell has been in the music industry for a couple of decades, and one of his greatest achievements is having released a total of 16 albums both as a solo artist as well as a member of different bands. He experienced a big achievement when he was a member of Jane’s Addiction as he was the one who created the Lollapalooza festival.

Net Worth & Salary of Perry Farrell in 2024

Perry Farrell Net Worth
Perry Farrell Net Worth

The value of the wealth owned by Perry Farrell is estimated to be $60 million as of April 2024. He has made the millions from his successful career as a singer and songwriter. Farrell has a very luxurious lifestyle, and his career can be solely credited for this. He has sold millions of copies of his albums, and he has also gone on numerous tours mainly in Europe and North America.

Perry Farrell is a singer and songwriter whose career dates back into the 1980s. The road to success has not been smooth, but he has made it through determination and hard work. He was the frontman of the band Jane’s Addiction, and that is where his star started shinning.


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