Chrissie Hynde
Chrissie Hynde
Real Name/Full Name Christine Ellen Hynde
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Chrissie Hynde
Birth Place: Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 September 1951
Age/How Old: 72 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 58 Kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Melville Grant Hynde
Mother – Dolores Hynde
Siblings: Yes (1)Terry Hynde (Brother)
School: Firestone High School, Akron
College: Kent State University
Religion: Vaishnavism, a variant of Hinduism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: Ray Davies
Wife/Spouse Name: Jim Kerr (1984-1990), Lucho Brieva (1997-2002)
Kids/Children Name: Natallie Ray and Yasmin
Profession: Musician, Lyricist, Singer
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Chrissie Hynde, as her fans refer to her, is a very well-known and profound songwriter and singer as well as a musician. She started way back in her college days practicing for stage performances and never really took high school too seriously. She is the founder of the band called The Pretenders, along with Pete Farndon, James Honeyman Scott, and Martin Chambers.

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

Biography and Early Life

Christine took to pen in order to share with the world her journey on this earth and published her autobiography in the name of ‘Reckless: My Life as a Pretender.’ The autobiography was published on September 8, 2015.

Her first go in Music was when she joined a band named Sat. Sun. Mat. She got the opportunity to try her hand at an architecture job but soon left it for the better, eight months to be exact. This job was after she moved to London in the year 1973. She then tried her hand at several other jobs.

She is known to have proposed to Johnny Rotten and also Sid Vicious during this time period. She returned to Cleveland in 1975. In Kent again, she was in and out of several bands until she started feeling like a loser. She stated in her words as feeling devasted and crying her heart out at night until when she planned to form her own band, The Pretenders.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Chrissie Hynde in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Chrissie Hynde’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024 having been born on 7 September 1951. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 127 lbs in Pound and 58kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Brown.


She went to Firestone High School, Akron, where she completed her schooling. As per her quote in an interview and according to her autobiography, she was never interested in high school studies but did join Kent State University, where she started her music career.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Residing lately in her apartment situated at the Northside Lofts, Akron, she is currently single and rocks her 69th year on this earth. She initially dated Ray Davies of the Kink. They together had a daughter named Natalie Ray. She then married Jim Kerr, lead singer of Simple Minds, in the year 1984, but they got separated in the year 1990. In this period, they had a daughter named Yasmin.

She later married Lucho Brieva, a Columbian artist and sculptor, in the year 1997. They were divorced in the year 2002. Later Christine had been linked with artists around her. She now takes vegetarianism seriously and motivates non-vegetarians to do the same. She is an avid animal rights activist and a PETA supporter.

Is Chrissie Hynde lesbian?

No. Chrissie Hynde is not a lesbian. Her sexual orientation is completely straight, although she never liked boys in her elementary or high school much. Her love life started to kick in only when she started her career in Music. She put forth wedding proposals to the two men stated above, although they were not able to live up to it due to circumstances that revolve around incidents at the registrar’s office. Yet, she was happily married to the above-stated men and had two daughters two, one from her boyfriend and one from her first husband.

Professional Career

With the help of Dave Hill and Nick Lowe, Christine made her musical career bloom. With support from her friends, she met Pete Farndon along with whom they both took James Honeyman Scott and Martin Chambers into their group and formed the band The Pretenders. Their first performance was in Paris. Their first signature single that goes by the name of ‘Brass in the Pocket’ was a hit in the UK, and they never turned back on their steps. Collaborations, solos, and whatnot. Christine never missed hitting the mark again.


Being the amazing artist that she is, one just sought the appreciation and awards that flow like a river. The awards conferred to Christine Hynde are:-

– Grammy (nominee) 1995 for best pop performance by a duo or group with vocal

– Grammy (nominee) 1989 for best Raggae recording

– Grammy (nominee) 1981 for best pop performance by a duo or group with vocal

– Grammy (nominee) 1981 for best artist

– Grammy (nominee) 1981 for best rock instrumental performance

– Ivor Novello Award (winner) 1999 for outstanding contribution to British Music

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Christine Hynde in  2024

Chrissie Hynde Net Worth
Chrissie Hynde Net Worth

As of 2024, Christine’s net worth is $15 million. She makes most of her wealth through Music. And she is expected to surpass the marl this year. She is very much passionate and dedicated towards her work.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

– Christine was an Arts student at Kent State University.

– There, she was caught up in the massacre done by the Vietnamese protesters in which her friend’s boyfriend was killed. The nerve-wracking story is penned in her autobiography, where she states to have heard the sounds of the gun bursts.

– Her daughter, Natalie, was once arrested for protesting against the clearing of trees.

Christine Ellen Hynde, is a famous singer and musician who has her kink in rock music and owns a band, The pretenders. At the age of 72, she still rules millions of hearts. She had a remarkable career throughout till now and is one of the famous celebrities of the country.


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