Kyle Richard Gass, also known as Kyle Gass or KG, is a singer-songwriter and actor from the United States. He is best known for co-founding the comedy rock band Tenacious D with actor and singer Jack Black. Tenacious D was also nominated for a Grammy for Best Metal Performance.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Kyle Gass was born in Walnut Creek, California on July 14, 1960. He attended Las Lomas High School and was a member of the marching band. Gass graduated high school in 1979 and went on to UCLA, where he met future celebrity Tim Robbins. Robbins persuaded him to join the Actor’s Gang, where he met his future bandmate, Jack Black.
Gass and Black collaborated to form Tenacious D, a comedy rock band dubbed the “Greatest Band on Earth.” Throughout the 1990s, Gass made a number of minor film appearances. Kyle Gass Band is his own supergroup, which he formed after the dissolution of his first side project, Trainwreck, in 2011.
Kyle Gass’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Kyle Gass, who was born on July 16, 1960, is 61 years old as of today, June 26th, 2022. His height is 1.95 meters and his weight is 110 kilograms.
Kyle Gass’s Profession & Career
Kyle Gass’s career peaked when he co-founded the rock band Tenacious D with Jack Black. Tenacious D got their own HBO show in 2000. He was offered several minor roles in films, but it was the success of Tenacious D that catapulted him to fame. Tenacious D: Pick of Destiny was directed by Gass and Black in 2006. His first big break came when he appeared in a 7-UP Gold TV commercial.
Gass appeared in several episodes of the show Fear of a Punk Planet. He also appeared in the Good Charlotte video for ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous as a lawyer. Gass, along with Black, appeared as an aeroplane mechanic in the Foo Fighters’ 1999 video ‘Learn to Fly.’ Kyle Gass co-hosted the Guitarings YouTube channel with guitarist John Konesky from 2009 to 2012.
Gass appeared in the feature film ‘Jacob’s Ladder,’ alongside Tim Robbins. He has appeared in many of Jack Black’s films, including ‘Year One,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda,’ ‘Shallow Hal,’ ‘Saving Silverman,’ and ‘The Cable Guy.’ Gass appeared as a cameo alongside Michael Richards in the Seinfeld episode “The Abstinence.”
Gass played a children’s book author in the comedy Elf. He also appeared in Friends season nine. He made an appearance in the 2008 teen film Extreme Movie. He co-starred with Jack Black in the film Tenacious D: Pick of Destiny. Gass appeared in the 2007 film ‘Wild Hogs.’
Achievements and Awards
Kyle Gass stated in an interview that at the age of 13, he is the youngest graduate of the Juilliard School of Music with a degree in classical guitar studies. Tenacious D, Gass’s comedy rock band, won a Grammy for Best Metal Performance alongside Jack Black.
Kyle Gass’s Boyfriend, Marriage & Relationship
Kyle Gass is said to have dated producer Tracy Young. She appears in the Tenacious D episode “Death of a Dream.” According to reports, Tracy Young and Kyle Gass are no longer together. Gass has never been married or engaged. He is, however, a godfather to Jack Black’s son.
Kyle Gass’s Salary and Net Worth
Kyle Gass’s wealth is primarily derived from his musical career. Kyle Gass’ net worth is $4 million as of June 2022. Kyle Gass’s popularity stems largely from his work as a musician. Although he appeared in several films, it was his comedy rock band Tenacious D, which he formed with friend Jack Black, that gave him the most exposure. Tenacious D recently announced Post-Apocalypto, their first graphic novel, which will be co-written by Kyle Gass and Jack Black.
Kyle Gass will create all of the artwork for the book. Tenacious D’s YouTube series and album from 2018 inspired the name Post-Apocalypto. The band will be immersed in a post-apocalyptic world in the 180-page, full-colour graphic novel. They battle new forms of lethal mutations in the aftermath of an atomic blast in an attempt to save the world. The book will be available in September of 2020.
|Celebrated Name||Kyle Gass|
|Real Name/Full Name||Kyle Richard Gass|
|Age||61 years old|
|Birth Date||July 14, 1960|
|Birth Place||Walnut Creek, California, U.S|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter)||N/A|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name)||Yes (Tracy Young)|
|Is Kyle Gass Gay?||No|
|Net Worth in 2022||$4 million|