Ad Rock
Ad Rock
Real Name/Full Name Adam Keefe Horovitz
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ad Rock, The King Ad- Rock, The Kid
Birth Place: Manhattan, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 31 October 1966
Age/How Old: 57 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 66 Kg
In Pounds – 145 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black And Pepper
Parents Name: Father –Israel Horovitz
Mother –Doris Keefe
Siblings: Matthew Horovitz, Rachael Horovitz
School: City- As-School, PS41, McBurney School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Kathleen Hanna (m. 2006), Ione Skye (m. 1992–1999)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Rapper, Guitarist, Actor
Net Worth: $100 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Ad-Rock, whose original name is Adam Keefe Horovitz, is a famous rapper of the United States of America. Apart from it, he is also a guitarist and an actor. He is best known as an essential member of the band called “Beastie Boys, ” a hip hop band by nature, which has released several popular and hit albums. As far as his acting skills, he is known to act in several films. He is known to be one of the wealthiest rappers in all of the United States of America.

Well, how well do you know about Ad-Rock? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ad-Rock’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ad-Rock to date.

Biography and Early Life

Not much is known regarding the early life of Ad-Rock. However, it is known that his father, Israel, was a playwright by profession. His mother’s name is Doris. His parents raised him in Manhattan, which is in New York. Moreover, it is known that he has two siblings, namely one brother named Matthew and one sister named Rachel. It is known that Rachel, by profession, is a film producer.

It is known that Ad Rock’s mother had died when he was very young.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ad-Rock in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ad-Rock’s age is 57 years old as of today’s date 25th June 2024 having been born on 31 October 1966. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 145 lbs in Pound and 66kg in Kilograms.


Ad-Rock has received his elementary school education from a school named “PS41”. Further, he has also received his high school education from 2 schools, namely “City- As-School” and “McBurney School.”

It is not known that whether Ad-Rock had attended any college and thereby he has graduated or not.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ad Rock With Wife Kathleen Hanna
Ad Rock With Wife Kathleen Hanna

Ad-Rock is known to be married to Kathleen Hanna from the year 2006. Kathleen, by profession, is a singer. The two persons met back in the year 1997 and thereby started dating.

Ad-Rock and Kathleen have no children till now.

Is Ad-Rock Gay?

Ad-Rock had been married to singer Kathleen Hanna from the year 2006. The couple is happily married. They have no children till now. Hence, it can be said that he is not gay.

Professional Career

Ad-Rock or Adam started his musical career after he decided to join a band named “The Young And The Useless.” This band was at that time performing with a band called “Beastie Boys. “In the year 1982 and at the age of 16, Adam became the lead guitarist of the band Beastie Boys. As a guitarist in this band, his mean genre was original hardcore punk, hip hop, and others. In the year 1984, the band Beastie Boys decided to release their first debut single named “Cookie Puss.” This band became highly popular among the people due to its theme of comedy.

In the year 1986, the band released its debut album named “Licensed To 111”. This album, again, was a massive success, so much so that it received a special top rank on the Billboard 200 charts. The band decided to sign a contract with capital records and released their second album named “Paul’s Boutique” in 1989. This album was highly appraised as well, and it received the rank of 14 on the US album charts.

Another album of this band is “Check Your Head,” which received ten on the US album chart. Moreover, it received certified double platinum in the United States as well. In 1994, their album named “111 Communication” received the Top Rank on the US charts. Its fantastic music and themes made it to achieve the second rank at the R&B/hip hop album charts”.

Adam has also shown his acting skills in several films such as “Lost Angels,” “Golden Exits,” “Roadside Profits,” And “While We Are Young. ” As a solo musical artist, he also has a soundtrack for a documentary named “No-No,” which was on the sport of cool baseball stop. In the year 2020, Adam got featured in documentaries, namely “Beastie Boys Story” and “Have A Good Trip.”


  • The band Beastie Boys received a total of 3 Grammy Awards under the category of “Best Pop Instrumental Album,” which was received in the year 2007, “Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or A Group,” which was received in the year 1998 and “Best Alternative Music Performance,” which was received in the year 1998
  • Adam was also inducted into the “Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ad-Rock in 2024

Ad Rock Net Worth
Ad-Rock Net Worth

Adam, or popularly known as Ad-Rock, has a net worth of approximately $100 million as of the year 2024. His highly successful career as a rapper made his net worth increase and made him popular all over the globe.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • The fans of Adam notice that he wears a medical alert bracelet. This was because back in the year 2003, Adam had a seizure because of which he was required to wear that bracelet.
  • His wife, Kathleen, is a feminist activist.
  • He can play several music instruments, such as turntables, drums and keyboards.

Ad-Rock is known to be one of the most successful and wealthiest rappers in the United States of America who came to the scene after his album License to III became a global hit. He is a fantastic personality who achieved everything in his life through sheer hard work and dedication.


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