Got his first bass at 19, when his grandfather gave it to him as a graduation present.
Plays a variety of basses. He is usually seen playing either a Fender Jazz Bass or a Rickenbacker. However, in recent appearances, he has been seen playing a Fender Precision Bass and a Music Man StingRay.
Is the only member of the Strokes that doesn't smoke.
Is married and is a father.
He has an older brother, Pierre, and a younger sister, Elizabeth.
Half Russian, half French
Bass player for the rock band The Strokes.
The fans that come and see us are of every age and every colour and are so diverse, but the one thing they share is that they are all really excited about our music.