Adam Horovitz Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Adam Keefe Horovitz is an American singer of rap music, guitarist, and actor. He is popularly known as Ad-Rock or King Add-Rock. He is an associate of the hip-hop group of Beastie Boys.
Adam Keefe Horovitz was born to the couple Doris) nee Keefe) and Israel Horovitz on October 31, 1966. He was brought up in Park Avenue, Manhattan, New York. Doris is Jewish, and the mother has an Irish lineage. Adam’s sister Rachael Horovitz is a filmmaker.
Adam Horovitz commenced his career with the rock band the Young and the Useless. This group would present with Beastie Boys. Horovitz joined Beastie Boys in 1982 in place of the then guitarist John Berry who stepped down to form a group focusing towards hip hop. This group was contracted with Def Jam, and they announced the premiere of the collection Licensed to Ill in 1986. This record was a business hit and had six singles.
Adam achieved seven more records, and the Beastie Boys had marketed 22 million in the United States and 40 million globally by 2010. Beastie Boys were welcomed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Adam Horovitz has played bass in The Tender Moments in the support band Cabaret artiste Bridget Everett.
Adam Horovitz featured in many films and television events: as Tim “Chino” Doolan in Lost Angles (1989), Sam in “Roadside Prophets (1992), Repulski in Godspeed (2007), Fletcher in “WhilleWe’are Young” (2014) and Nick in “Golden Exits (2017)
Adam Horovitz met an American actress Molly Ringwood in 1980 on the set “The Pick-up Artist.” He was in a relationship with her.
Horovitz married actress Ione Skye in 1992 and separated in 1995 and finally divorced in 1999. He met Kathleen Hanna, an artist in 1997 and wedded to her in 2006. Horovitz acted conspicuously in The Punk Singer, a film on the life of Hanna career. He filmed a sequence to display Hanna’s effects of her medication against infectious disease (Lyme disease).
Adam Horovitz suffered a seizure in 2003 and started wearing a ‘medical alert bracelet.’
Nadia Dajani was his best friend since childhood and an actress. Horovitz met Nadia in an elementary school in Manhattan.