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Wolfgang Van Halen

American bassist

Wolfgang Van Halen is ...


Born 16 March 1991 in Santa Monica
Age 32 years, 3 months

Sex or gender male
Country of citizenship United States of America
Birth name Wolfgang William Van Halen
Father Eddie Van Halen
Mother Valerie Bertinelli
Occupation bassist and musician
Instrument bass guitar, guitar and voice
Genre hard rock
Member of Tremonti
Twitter username wolfvanhalen
Instagram username wolfvanhalen
Relative Alex Van Halen
Educated at Oakwood School, Los Angeles

About Wolfgang Van Halen

Wolfgang Van Halen was born on March 16, 1991, in Santa Monica, California. As the son of legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen, Wolfgang was born into rock royalty. He grew up surrounded by music and began playing the drums at a young age before switching to bass.

In 2006, at the age of 15, Wolfgang joined his father's band, Van Halen, as the bassist. He replaced original bassist Michael Anthony and quickly proved himself as a talented musician. Wolfgang's first album with Van Halen, "A Different Kind of Truth," was released in 2012 and received critical acclaim.

Aside from his work with Van Halen, Wolfgang has also played with other artists, including Mark Tremonti and Black Stone Cherry. In 2015, he formed his own band, Mammoth WVH, and released their debut single, "Distance," in 2020. The song was a tribute to his father, who had passed away earlier that year.

Wolfgang has been praised for his musical abilities and his dedication to carrying on his father's legacy. In an interview with Rolling Stone, he said, "I just want to make my dad proud and continue what he started."

Despite his young age, Wolfgang has already made a significant impact on the music industry. He has proven himself as a talented musician and a worthy successor to his father's legacy.


- "Wolfgang Van Halen on Carrying on His Father's Legacy With New Band Mammoth WVH." Rolling Stone, 11 Feb. 2021,

- "Wolfgang Van Halen." AllMusic,

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