Here's what we know about them

Here’s what we know about them

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Chris Barilla - author

If you hold the record for consecutive male Grammy wins, it goes without saying that your music is very influential. That’s exactly the case with Lenny Kravitz, whose music spanned decades and established him in one of the most successful careers in modern rock music.

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While many people know Lenny because of his success in music, not many are familiar with the nitty-gritty details of his personal life. With that said, what do we know about Lenny Kravitz’s parents?He wasn’t the first to rise to fame in his family.

Roxy Roker

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What do we know about Lenny Kravitz’s parents? His mother, Roxy Roker, was famous before him.

Lenny and his daughter, Zoe Kravitz, are fan spoilers these days, but the rocker’s parents gave them quite the name long before he was born. She was an active actress until 1995. Lenny’s father, Cykravitz, was a television producer and married Roxy in 1962. The couple welcomed Renee just two years after her marriage in 1964. Unfortunately, their marriage did not last long. Roxie and Sy divorced by 1985 when she was married.

Two different religions existed in Lenny’s young life, but he remained an agnostic throughout. His mother was Christian and of African American and Bahamian descent. As for the singer’s father, Sy was of Russian and Jewish descent. However, by the age of 13, Lenny had become a non-denominational Christian. Prior to his divorce, Lenny and his parents lived on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

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Roxie Roker was famous for his work on “The Jeffersons.”

The most famous role of Roxie’s career was when she played Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons. Roxy’s work on the show made history as the first example of an interracial couple to be televised on primetime television. married to On December 2, 1995, Roxie died of breast cancer. On October 29, 2005 Sy died of leukemia.

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