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Eddie Van Halen

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
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Full Name: Edward Lodewijk Van Halen
Profession: Hall of Fame rocker

United States of America

Why Famous: Best known as the lead guitarist, keyboardist and co-founder of the hard rock band Van Halen. He is ranked as one of the world's greatest guitarists, and one of the most influential rock guitarists of the 20th century.

Born: January 26, 1955
Birthplace: Nijmegen, Netherlands
Age: 65 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius

Married Life

  • 1981-04-11 Valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen
  • 2007-12-20 "Hot in Cleveland" actress Valerie Bertinelli (47) divorces guitarist Eddie Van Halen (52) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage
  • 2009-06-27 Rocker Eddie Van Halen (54) weds publicist Janie Liszewski (39) at his seven-acre estate in the hills above Studio City, California

Events in the Life of Eddie Van Halen

  • 1984-07-13 Eddie Van Halen joins in, in a Jacksons concert

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