- NAME: Sammy Hagar
- OCCUPATION: Singer
- BIRTH DATE: October 13, 1947 (Age: 66)
- Did You Know?: Before he got into music, Sammy Hagar had aspirations to become a professional boxer.
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Salinas, California
- Full Name: Samuel Roy Hagar
- Nickname: The Red Rocker
- AKA: Samuel Hagar
- AKA: Sammy Hagar
- ZODIAC SIGN: Libra
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Rock singer and musician Sammy Hagar is the former lead singer of iconic rock band Van Halen.
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Hagar's second post-Van Halen life has continued to see him busy. In 2008, he released his 11th studio album, Cosmic Universal Fashion. That same year, Hagar teamed up with Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and guitarist Joe Satriani to form the band Chickenfoot. The group released its self-titled debut the following year.
In 2011, Hagar published his memoir, Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock. In the book, he categorically denied ever fathering a baby with a former Playboy model he'd had an affair with in the 1980s. Following the book's publication, Hagar's ex-lover filed a defamation lawsuit against the singer. A judge dismissed the case in 2013.
Hagar has been married twice and is the father of four children.
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