Eddie Van Halen was an American musician as well as a songwriter who was considered one of the all-time remarkable guitar players. Moreover, he played the guitar on the legendary singer Michael Jackson’s hit single Beat It.
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Eddie Van Halen’s Cause of Death
The talented guitarist Eddie Van Halen passed away on October 6, 2020, due to the complication from cancer. He lost the battle with the deadly disease after years of getting diagnosed. Eddie had developed bad habits like drinking alcohol and taking drugs. He even stayed in a rehabilitation center in 2007 To get rid of his bad habits.
Besides, in 1999, he underwent an operation because of the Osteonecrosis of his hip. The operation replaced his hip.
Eddie Van Halen’s Bio, Age, Parents, Education
He was born on January 26, 1955, in Amsterdam, Netherland. His full name is Edward Lodewijk van Halen. He was American-Dutch by nationality and his ethnic background was white. He was born to parents Jan van Halen (father) and Eugenia (mother). Eddie grew up with his only brother Alex Van Halen.
Talking about his education, he studied at Hamilton Elementary School in Pasadena. Further details of his education are not available.
Eddie Van Halen’s Height
Eddie Van Halen had a height of 5 feet 7 inches but his weight and other body measurements were unknown. He had brown hair and blue eyes.
Eddie Van Halen Career
Eddie Van Halen including brother Alex collaborated with the bassist Mark Stone and singer David Lee Roth to form a band named Mammoth. However, in 1992 they renamed the band, Van Halen. Mark Stone left the band and Michael Anthony came in his spot.
Likewise, the band got a big break in 1977 the band signed a contract with the American record label Warner Records. The following year, they released their first album titled Van Halen. The album was a success and reached the No.19 position on the U.S. Billboard Albums Chart.
Who was Eddie Van Halen’s Wife?
Eddie Van Halen was married to Valerie Bertinelli who is an actress. Their relationship began after they met at a Van Halen concert that was held in Shreveport, Louisiana on April 11, 1980. They tied the knot in 1981. Their only child Wolfgang was born in 1991.
After having problems in their marriage, the couple separated in 2007. After that, Eddie got married to Janie Liszewski who is a stuntwoman by profession.
Eddie Van Halen’s Net Worth
Eddie had achieved a lot of success in his music career. Because of that, he had made a huge income from his successful career. Moreover, he had a net worth of $100 million around the time of his death.
Social Media: Instagram, Twitter
Eddie was active on social media. He had 520K followers on Instagram and had 608K followers on Twitter. Likewise, he has more than 1.9 million followers on Facebook.