Ronald Joseph Radke, better known as Ronnie Radke, was born on December 15, 1983, in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the U.S. He is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, musician, and record producer best known for being the current lead singer of Falling in Reverse and the former lead singer of Escape the Fate. Radke has been involved in some controversy in the past but has managed to rise above it and find success as the leader of two bands and as a solo musician.
Ronald Joseph Radke
December 15, 1983
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Ronald Joseph Radke, also known as Ronnie Radke, was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the U.S. He is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, musician, and record producer best known for being the current lead singer of Falling in Reverse and the former lead singer of Escape the Fate. Radke is one of three brothers. He learned to play piano and guitar when he was a child and he formed several bands while in high school. He dropped out a few times because he was preoccupied with his music career.
Radke started the band Escape the Fate in 2004 together with Max Green, Bryan Money, Robert Ortiz, and Omar Espinosa. Carson Allen later joined the band as a keyboardist. The band recorded a demo titled ‘Escape the Fate E.P.’ and signed with Epitaph Records in 2006 after winning a radio contest judged by My Chemical Romance, which launched their career. The band began recording for their debut album in 2006, but in 2008, Radke was sent to prison for violating his parole and he was consequently kicked out of the band. During his time in prison, Radke started working on new songs for his upcoming band, Falling in Reverse, which was formed in 2010. In the same year, the new band released their first single ‘Raised by Wolves’ followed by the album “The Drug in Me is You” which was released in 2011.
Radke created his YouTube channel in 2013 and released his first solo song titled ‘Fair-Weather Fans.’ In 2013, he started work on a mixtape in collaboration with popular rap artists such as B. LaY. The mixtape “Watch Me” was released in 2014.
Ronnie Radke forms the band Escape the Fate.
Escape the Fate starts work on their debut album.
Radke is kicked out of Escape the Fate after being sent to prison for violating his parole.
Radke starts a new band called Falling in Reverse.
Radke starts work on a mixtape that features several well-known rappers.
Why We Love Ronnie Radke
Ronnie Radke was involved in a public feud with the singer that replaced him in Escape the Fate after he was sent to prison. Despite vicious attacks online and at live performances, Escape the Fate and Falling in Reverse co-headlined the Bury the Hatchet tour, signifying an end to the hostilities between the two bands.
Radke has won various awards since 2011. That he was able to do this despite doing prison time goes to show that it is possible to pick yourself up and rectify your mistakes.
His eccentric style
Radke’s style embodies punk rock in the best way possible. His straightened black hair, tattoos, and all-black outfits scream misfit. He is an artist truly dedicated to his craft.
5 Surprising Facts
He has a child
Radke has a daughter with model Crissy Henderson.
He isn’t religious
Radke openly denounced religion because, in his opinion, it’s hypocritical in its treatment of L.G.B.T.Q.+ people.
He’s dating a wrestler
Radke has been in a relationship with former W.W.E. wrestler Saraya Bevis since 2018.
His ethnicity is part Native American and Portuguese.
He deleted his Twitter
Because of constant negativity on the app, Radke decided to delete Twitter.
Ronnie Radke FAQs
What is Ronnie Radke’s daughter’s name?
Willow Grace Radke.
Why did Radke go to prison?
He was an accomplice to murder in 2006.
How did Radke meet his current girlfriend?
Through mutual friends.
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