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Peretz Bernstein is a Queens, New York City-born American musician, singer as well as a song-writer who is perhaps best known for being the front-man of the alternative rock band “Jane’s Addiction”. and is popularly known by his stage name “Perry Farrell”. He has been active in his profession since 1981.

One of the most successful and prominent musicians in America, one may wonder how rich is Perry Farrell at the present? As estimated by sources, Perry counts his wealth at an amount of $50 million in mid-2016. Of course, he has managed to amass this fortune being a musician for more than 30 years. He has been prominent in the field as a part of various bands as well as a solo artist during his career.

Perry Farrell Net Worth $50 million

Queens, New York City raised Perry was born on 29 March 1959, and was brought up in a Jewish family by his father, a jeweler as his mother died by committing suicide when he was only three years old. After matriculating from high school, Perry moved to California in order to pursue a career as a surfer. However, while surfing Perry also started his career in music as the front-man for the band “Psi Com” in 1981. As a member of “Psi Com”, Perry travelled with bands such as Red Hot Chilli Peppers and The Minutemen. When the band broke up in 1985, Perry joined with Eric Avery to form another band named “Jane’s Addiction”, which became very famous and earned a wide fan-base in the 1980s, as they released albums including “Jane’s Addiction”, “Ritual De Lo Habitual” and more.

Perry is still a part of the band “Jane’s Addiction” even though the band has broken-up four times. In 1992, Farrell formed a new band named “Pornos For Pyros”, and worked with bandmates Stephen Perkins, Peter DiStefano and Martyn LeNoble. The band released successful albums like “Good God’s Urge” and “Pornos For Pyros”., but when the band broke up in 1998, Farrell started his solo career, and released the album “Song Yet To Be Sung”. His song “Go All The Way” was featured on the soundtrack of Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson-starring Hollywood movie “Twilight”. He is also well known for creating the music festival named “Lollapalooza”, along with his friends Marc Geiger and Ted Gardner, before their band Jane’s Addiction dissolved for the first time in 1991.

Regarding his personal life, 57 years old Perry is married to Etty Lau Farrell, a professional dancer since 2002. The couple has two sons together. For now, Perry enjoys his career as one of the most successful and prominent musicians in America while his present net worth of $50 million caters to his and his family’s daily lives.

Along with being a successful musician, Perry is also known to be an environmentalist and social worker. Notably, he donated earnings form one of his concerts for the release of Sudanese slaves in 2001, being a member of Christian Solidarity International. Other of his notable works include his meeting with then British Prime Minister Tony Blair to talk about global warming, and fund-raising for a New York non-profit organization “Road Recovery” which helps the youth battling with addictions.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 29, 1959
Birth place: Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Height:1.88 m
Profession:Singer-songwriter, Disc jockey, Actor
Nationality:American
Spouse:Etty Lau Farrell
Children:Hezron Wolfgang Farrell, Yobel Bernstein Farrell, Izzadore Bravo Farrell
Siblings:Farrell Bernstein
Music groups:Jane's Addiction (Since 1986), Porno for Pyros (Since 1992), Satellite Party (Since 2005), Psi Com
Movies:Gift, The Doom Generation, more
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Jane's Addiction reunited again at the first-ever NME Awards USA, with the classic original lineup. This was the first performance with original bassist Eric Avery in over 15 years. [April 2008]
2Has recorded 20 songs for the new Jane's Addiction album, to be titled 'Strays' in Los Angeles with producer Bob Ezrin. The band currently includes original members Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins, as well as bassist Chris Chaney, who replaces original member Eric Avery. A full-scale world tour and headlining gig at Lollapalooza 2003 will follow the album's release. [February 2003]
3Announced that Janes Addiction has once again broken up after their most successful debut on the Billboard charts with "Strays" He said the band has problems functioning as a unit and that he hopes they will record again someday, but was thankful for the success of "Strays" and that all the band members remain friends. [May 2004]
4His third son, Izzadore Bravo, was born on October 9th 2004 at 8:01am, weighing 8 lbs. 6 oz.
5Released a solo record 'Song yet to be Sung' in 2001 which followed the 1999 compilation release 'Rev', which featured Porno for Pyros, Jane's and solo tracks.
6Released two albums with his band Porno for Pyros. The self-titled debut was released in 1993 followed by 'Good God's Urge' in 1996.
7Released five albums with his band Jane's Addiction, which broke up in the early 90s and subsequently reunited only to fall apart once again.
8Father of sons Yobel (with ex-girlfriend Christine Cagel) and Hezron Wolfgang (with wife Etty).
9Reformed Jane's Addiction in 2001 (minus original bass player Eric Avery.) An album of all-new Jane's material is expected in late summer 2002 and will co-incide with the bands first international live dates in nearly 12 years.
10Named his traveling alternative music and arts festival "Lollapalooza" after a make of Italian icecream he saw advertised on late-night cable TV.
11Named his post-Jane's Addiction band "Porno For Pyros" after watching the LA riots on TV.
12Is a vegetarian and a supporter of the "Free Tibet" campaign (and various other human rights organizations such as Amnesty International and the 3rd world "Drop The Debt" campaign.)
13His mother comitted suicide when he was four years old.
14His favourite place to relax is the beach.
15Frequently writes songs about women. Dated and lived with Casey Niccoli for nearly ten years. She was the inspiration for many classic Jane's Addiction songs (including "Classic Girl" and "Been Caught Stealing"). The song "Three Days" was about the last weekend the couple spent with another girl (and lover) called Xiola Bleu, who later died of a heroin overdose. The song "Then She Did..." is about Xiola and his late mother.
16Designed and made all the cover art for all of Jane's Addiction's albums.
17Is an avid surfer.
18Released the album 'Song Yet to be Sung' in 2001.


Quotes

#Quote
1Inside the clubs, it's all right; outside we get the shit kicked out of us.
2I'm not interested in the money. I prefer to draw from the spirit world.
3The music of Joy Division hit me. I only found out about them after Ian Curtis died. This fellow was so saddened by love. I thought, 'This is what a broken heart sounds like.' I could not stop playing that music.


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Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Miss You Already2015writer: "Been Caught Stealing"
Entourage2015writer: "Superhero"
Gymkhana Seven: Wild in the Streets of Los Angeles2014Short writer: "Mountain Song"
The Darkness II2012Video Game writer: "Been Caught Stealing"
Entourage2004-2011TV Series writer - 96 episodes
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock2010Video Game writer: "Been Caught Stealing"
Criminal Minds2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rage2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs2008TV Movie writer: "Mountain Song"
Twilight2008/Iperformer: "Go All the Way" / writer: "Go All the Way"
Guitar Hero World Tour2008Video Game writer: "Mountain Song"
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Southland Tales2006writer: "Three Days" Live Version
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video Game writer: "Been Caught Stealing"
Torque2004writer: "True Nature"
Tony Hawk's Underground2003Video Game writer: "Suffer Some" - as Perry Ferrell
S.W.A.T.2003writer: "Just Because"
Dark Blue2002writer: "Streets on Fire"
24TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2001 writer - 1 episode, 2001
VH1 Storytellers2000TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Gone in Sixty Seconds2000writer: "Been Caught Stealing"
Ordinary Decent Criminal2000lyrics: "Been Caught Stealing" / music: "Been Caught Stealing"
Bringing Out the Dead1999writer: "So What"
Private Parts1997writer: "Hard Charger"
The Cable Guy1996producer: "Satellite of Love"
The Doom Generation1995writer: "Dogs Rule the Night"
Gift1993Video documentary performer: "Don't Call Me Nigger Whitey"
Singles1992writer: "Three Days"
Parenthood1989producer: "Pigs In Zen" / writer: "Pigs In Zen"
Dudes1987lyrics: "Mountain Song' / writer: "Mountain Song'

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
U B Da Judge2012Short
Jammys: Live Volume 12006
Pauly Shore Is Dead2003Perry Farrell
The Doom Generation1995Stop 'n' Go Clerk
Soul Kiss1989Video shortVoices

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gift1993Video documentary
Soul Kiss1989Video short

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stuff1993TV Short floral arrangements: courtesy of
Soul Kiss1989Video short choreographer

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Kiss1989Video short cinematographer: "Mountain Song" video

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Kiss1989Video short

Costume Designer

Costume Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Kiss1989Video short

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone2010Documentary special thanks
Stuff1993TV Short thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Drop: The EDM Culture ExplosionDocumentary post-productionHimself
George Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison2016Himself
Riffing With2015TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Chabad Telethon2014TV MovieHimself
Move Me Brightly: Celebrating Jerry Garcia's 70th Birthday2013VideoHimself
Cole Plante: Unfiltered2013TV SeriesHimself
Jane's Addiction Live in NYC2013TV MovieHimself
Sunset Strip2012DocumentaryHimself
Jane's Addiction: Live Voodoo2010VideoHimself
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone2010DocumentaryHimself
Guitar Center Sessions: Jane's Addiction2010TV SeriesHimself
No disparen al pianista2009TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003-2008TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself / Himself - Announcer
Howard Stern on Demand2007TV SeriesHimself
Best of the Jammys, Volume One2006VideoHimself
2005 Jammys Live: From the Theater at Madison Square Garden2006TV MovieHimself
The Henry Rollins Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Coachella2006Video documentaryHimself
All We Are Saying2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Kelly Slater Surf Invitational2004TV MovieHimself
Dancestar USA 20042004TV MovieHimself
2004 Jammys: The Theatre at Madison Square Garden2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Jane's Addiction: Strays2003VideoHimself
Fromage 20032003TV MovieHimself (as Jane's Addiction)
MTV Europe Music Awards 20032003TV SpecialHimself (as Jane's Addiction)
MTV2: The Shortlist 20032003TV Special
Store studio2003TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2003TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal2001TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Jane's Addiction)
My Generation2000DocumentaryHimself
VH1 Storytellers2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Light My Fire: Ray Manzarek - A Return to the Whisky a Go Go2000Video documentaryHimself - Musician
Three Days1999/IDocumentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1997TV SeriesThemselves / Musical Guest
Woodstock '941995Video documentaryHimself (Porno for Pyros)
Glastonbury: The Movie in Flashback1995Documentary as Porno for Pyros
Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos1994TV MovieHimself
Gift1993Video documentaryHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 19931993TV SpecialHimself
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 101991Video documentaryHimself - Janes Addiction

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs2008TV MovieHimself
Now That's What I Call Music!: The Best Videos of 2003!2003VideoHimself (segment "Just Because") (as Jane's Addiction)

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