Adam Levine is the lead vocalist of Pop and R&B music band Maroon 5. He is a songwriter who inspired the first album of his group and has written many other songs ever since. As an actor, he has been featured in films and TV shows such as Begin Again, Pitch Perfect 2 and The American Horror Story.
The frontman of the Maroon 5 band is a born natural entertainer and has evolved with the changing times to adapt his group into the new realities. He is also a loving husband and is married to Behati Prinsloo and they have two adorable daughters together.
Adam Levine’s Early Life and Career Beginnings
Adam was born on March 18, 1979, in Los Angeles, California. Over the years, he and his band, Maroon 5, have had a successful musical career after their first album Songs about Jane became a hit in 2002. The single Makes Me Wonder from their album “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long” won a Grammy Award in 2006. Their fourth album “Overexposed” included hit singles like One More Night and Payphone.
In 2011, they released a digital single Move like Jagger which became an international success selling over 8 million copies. They also released the album ‘V’ which also included chart-topping singles like Maps and Animals in 2014. “Red Pills Blues” was their 2017 album which featured hits songs like What Lovers Do and Wait.
Maroon 5 started as far back as 1994 when Adam Levine he and 3 of his high school buddies Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick formed a band called Kara’s Flowers (named after a girl they had a collective crush on). Their first album “Fourth World” released in 1997 was not successful so the band split up. They regrouped again in 2000 changing their name to the Maroon 5 and adding another guitarist James Valentine. This addition was meant to free up Adam Levine to act more efficiently as the front vocalist.
Adam Levine has stood out from the Maroon 5 band not only as the frontman but also in his versatility outside the band. He made 2 TV comedy appearances on ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Night of Too Many Stars’ in 2007. He was a judge/coach in ‘The Voice’ reality TV show and won in 3 seasons. He played a role on ‘American Horror Story’ television series.
He has also taken part in an awareness program for Attention Deficiency/Hyperactivity Disease and Testicular Cancer (where he actually posed nude). Adam is also a gay rights activist.
Is Adam Levine Married?
The Maroon 5 lead singer has had a rough patch with finding love and has received his share of heartbreaks notably from his first love, Jane Herman, to whom he dedicated his first album with Maroon 5. He has also dated model Angela Belotte, Hollywood stars Kirsten Dunst, Natalie Portman, and Jessica Simpson, famous Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova, model Karolina Kurkova, waitress Rebecca Ginos, model Anne Vylatisynahough, to mention a few.
However, after several heartbreaks and breakups, Adam Levine finally is married. Yes, taken! He met and proposed to Namibian model Behati Prinsloo in 2013. They tied the nuptial knot in 2014 in Mexico and they have two kids lovely daughters together. Their names are Dust Rose and Gio Grace.
Who is His Wife – Behati Prinsloo?
Behati Prinsloo was raised in Southern Africa. She was born an only child on the 16th May 1988 to Clergyman Louise Francois and Magda Prinsloo and both parents are Afrikaans speaking Namibians. She was a student of Grootfontein Secondary School but quit grade 9 to chase a career in modeling. She showed interest in modeling after she was approached by a man in Capetown on her vacation to visit her grandparents.
The hazel-eyed beauty has walked in numerous Fashion shows and has appeared on several editions of Vogue, Elle France, and Elle Spain, Maria Claire, The Edit and So It Goes magazines. She has also landed herself prestigious contracts as campaign adverts for fragrance brands like the I Am Juicy Contour Frangance, Juicy Contour Black Label, Do Something to mention but a few.
Behati Prinsloo became the Victoria contract model in 2008, where she designed their swimsuits and modeled their lingeries. She has been a runway queen for the Victoria Secret from 2007 to 2015 and graced more than 9 consecutive walkways fashion shows.
Moreover, she appeared as a guest, along with her co-models Jacquelyn Jablonski and Jasmine Tookes on ‘Hawaii Five-O’, broadcasted on CBS network in 2012 as a Victoria Secret model. She was one of the handpicked models who opened the 2014 and 2015 walkway fashions of the Victoria Secrets.
She is 5 feet 11 inches tall with brown hair and hazel eyes. Her net worth as at 2016 is estimated to be worth $3 million.
Adam Levine’s versatility in diversifying into television shows and series, activism, fashion and entrepreneurship along with his high tenor voice and snaky handsome looks has made him not only an international sex symbol but by a very wide margin the most famous member of the Maroon 5 band. Yet he has revealed that he has no plans anytime in the future of breaking out and going solo.