Butch Vig Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Butch Vig (Bryan David Vig, Nevermind Man)

Last Updated: 16 Apr, 2024 | Views: 190

Age: 68

Profession: Musician

Other Profession(s): Record Producer, Song writer

Famous For: Drummer of the rock band Garbage

Higher Education: University of Wisconsin

Net Worth: $60 Million Approx.

Butch Vig Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
02 Aug, 1955 (68 Years 09 Months 19 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Wisconsin

Birth Place
Viroqua

Birth Sign
Leo

Nationalities
American

Butch Vig Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)

Butch Vig is an American musician, composer, producer, and record engineer born in 1955. Butch gained widespread recognition for his work as the drummer of the rock band Garbage and his exceptional talent as a music producer.

Butch Vig's Education: Butch Vig studied cinema production and direction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

Butch Vig's Career:

In 1980: Butch Vig began his music career as a drummer, performing in local bands and gaining experience through live performances.

In 1985: Vig co-founded the band Spooner, which released their debut album "Every Corner Dance."

In 1991: Vig rose to prominence as a producer with his work on Nirvana's breakthrough album "Nevermind," released in September 1991. The album's success catapulted Vig's reputation as a producer and brought widespread recognition to his unique production style.

In 1993: He worked with The Smashing Pumpkins to co-produce their critically praised album "Siamese Dream," demonstrating his aptitude for capturing a wide variety of sounds and crafting sonically complex songs.

In 1995: Butch Vig co-founded the alternative rock band Garbage, where he served as the drummer and co-producer. 

In 1998: Garbage released their second studio album, "Version 2.0," which achieved widespread acclaim and solidified their position as a leading alternative rock band. The album spawned hit singles like "Push It" and "I Think I'm Paranoid."

From 2010 to 2016: Butch Vig continued his prolific production work, collaborating with various artists, including Muse, Against Me!, and Silversun Pickups.
Garbage released several more albums, including "Not Your Kind of People" (2012) and "Strange Little Birds" (2016), showcasing their enduring creativity and musical evolution.

Butch Vig's Awards and Honors:

Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown, which won the Grammy for Best Rock Album in 2009, was produced by Vig.

In 1996: At the MTV Europe Music Awards, Garbage took home the Breakthrough Artist honour.

Butch Vig's Personal Life:

Vig got married to former DreamWorks A&R executive Beth Halper, and the couple has a daughter named Bo Violet. They are residents of Los Angeles' Silver Lake neighbourhood.

Butch Vig Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 188 cm
In Meters 1.88 m
In feet & Inches 6'2"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 78 Kg
In Pounds 171 lbs

Eye Color
Brown

Hair Color
Brown

Butch Vig Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
DeVerne Vig

Mother's Name
Betty Vig

Spouse
Beth Halper

Brother(s)
Chris, Lisa

Daughter(s)
Bo Violet


Butch Vig Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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