Produced in 1979 in La, California, Adam Levine is the Grammy Award-winning lead singer of the group Maroon 5, whose success contains several chart-topping hits and gold and platinum records. In 2011, he branched out to television as a judge/trainer on the reality singing show The Voice.
Adam Noah Levine was born on March 18, 1979, in La, California. He formed his first group, Kara’s Flowers, while attending the private Brentwood School with buddies and fellow pupils Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick. The group released its first record, The Fourth World, in 1997, as high school seniors.
Levine and Carmichael left Los Angeles for Long Island, Ny, to attend Five Towns College, a music and performing arts school. Residing in New York exposed the pair to an completely distinct music arena, including substantial doses of R&B and hiphop, and Levine would later say that living in New York had a big impact on his musical point of view.
Levine and Carmichael dropped out of Five Towns and returned to La in 2000. There, they reunited with all the other members of Kara’s Flowers and added a brand new member, guitarist James Valentine (Carmichael went to computer keyboards). A couple of years afterwards, after slowly climbing the charts, the record went platinum, as well as the song’s music video turned Adam Levine into an immediate sex symbol.
Maroon 5 earned their very first Grammy Award (best new artist) in 2004. The group would go to win Grammys for the best pop performance in 2005 and 2007.
Levine has additionally seen success across the way by appearing on different musicians’ records, working with such stars as Kanye West, Alicia Keys and Natasha Bedingfield.
Levine and his bandmates went on a worldwide tour to market the record.
Adam Levine started branching out into television in 2007, when he acquired a comedic appearance on Saturday Night Live. He also appeared on Comedy Central’s A Night of A Lot Of Stars and had a cameo on Jimmy Kimmel Live. In 2011, Levine made the leap into a full time TV show as a judge/trainer on the reality series The Voice, as well as in 2012, he got a part on the show American Horror Story.
The exact same year, Levine debuted his first cologne line, which features products for both women and men. He also signed a development deal with NBC for potential new series and specials for the television network.
Outside of singing and appearing on TV, Adam Levine has dedicated his time to the promotion of numerous causes, including recognition for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, testicular cancer (for which he modeled naked for Cosmopolitan magazine) and gay rights.
Carson Daly, host of The Voice, made the statement live on the show. In his interview with all the magazine, Levine said that he uses yoga and spinning to maintain his stamina and physique complete.
Levine started dating model Anne Vyalitsyna in 2010, following the two were introduced at that year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue launch celebration. The couple split in May 2012. Soon afterwards, the vocalist was romantically linked to a Sports Illustrated model.
In 2013, Levine propsed to Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo. The couple wed on July 19, 2014 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.