Who is Dave Grohl's wife, Jordyn Blum? Drummer's family life explored

Bruno Cooke May 3, 2021
Who is Dave Grohl's wife, Jordyn Blum? Drummer's family life explored
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Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has been busy making documentaries and playing to vaccinated crowds at the recent Vax Live charity concert. But who are Dave Grohl’s wife, Jordyn Blum, and his three children? Here’s what you need to know about the rockstar’s family life.

Who is Dave Grohl’s wife, Jordyn Blum?

Singer, songwriter and documentary filmmaker Dave Grohl married his wife Jordyn Blum on 2 August, 2003.

Grohl and Blum have three children together: Violet Maye, Harper Willow and Ophelia Saint.

At time of writing, they are 15, 12 and 6 respectively.

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Grohl’s previous marriage, to Michigan photographer Jennifer Leigh Youngblood, lasted three years. They married in 1994 and divorced in 1997.

What does Jordyn Blum do for a living?

Born 1976, Blum worked as a model in her late teens and early twenties, before becoming a producer at MTV.

She also directed the music video for the Foo Fighters song Walking a Line.

Otherwise, however, she leads a relatively private life.

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Dave Grohl’s daughter Violet sings on Medicine At Midnight

Foo Fighters’ 10th studio album, Medicine At Midnight, features the vocals of Dave Grohl’s oldest daughter, Violet.

In an interview with the BBC in January, Grohl revealed that his daughter sang on the chorus of Making A Fire (video below).

He said it “didn’t seem official” until his accountant asked whether to deposit her cheque.

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Grohl has high praise for her singing ability and general aptitude for music.

“She can pick up an instrument and learn it within a week. She has perfect pitch and sings from her gut. And she’s well aware that she’s the best vocalist in the Grohl family.”

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Dave Grohl’s latest documentary, What Drives Us, and Vax Live show

Although he is first and foremost a drummer, musician, singer and songwriter, Grohl is also an accomplished filmmaker. 

His latest documentary, What Drives Us, investigates what drove some of the anglophone world’s most iconic musicians.

It features appearances from the likes of Flea, Brian Johnson and Lars Ulrich.

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Global Citizen’s Vax Live concert, featuring Foo Fighters, will broadcast on 8 May.

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Bruno is a novelist, amateur screenwriter and journalist with interests in digital media, storytelling, film and politics. He’s lived in France, China, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, but returned to the UK for a degree (and because of the pandemic) in 2020. His articles have appeared in Groundviews, Forge Press and The Friday Poem, and most are readable on Medium or onurbicycle.com.