Adam Levine is an American song composer and singer. He was born on 18th March 1979 in Los Angeles. His parents were Patsy and M. Fredric and he has two brothers named Michael and Sam. At the age of seven, his parents divorced. He used to stay with his mother on weekdays and with his father on weekends. Adam’s family is very fond of music. Adam’s mother is highly fond of it. Adam credits his mother’s musical idols, Simon & Garfunkel, Fleetwood Mac and The Beatles for shaping his musical style and upbringing him as a singer. He went to Brentwood School, where he met Jesse Carmichael and Mickey Madden, who later went on to become his band mates.
During his adolescence, Adam was got into drugs. Later, he confessed on ‘
Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ that after consuming drugs for the first time, he stopped it. In 1995, he formed a band with his Brentwood schoolmates, Jesse, Mickey along with Ryan Dusick and named it ‘Kara’s Flowers’. They had their first performance in a nightclub called Whisky a Go Go in West Hollywood. Levine sang and played guitar. In 1997, a producer, Tommy Allen noticed their performance in Malibu. Tommy and his partner John DeNicola signed them for Reprise Records.
In 1997, ‘Kara’s Flowers’ released their first album entitled ‘The Fourth World’. They appeared on a drama series, Beverly Hills’ episode. Later, the band’s limited success led to their break-up with Reprise Records and each other.
Adam pursued his studies in
New York after the break of his band. Then, he started to work on hip-hop. He had Jesse with him in Five Towns College in New York. Later, after dropping out of college, he and Jesse reunited with their other band mates and formed the band once again. They practiced various styles. In the beginning, they were rejected by several production companies. The band then added a new member named James Valentine and then named their band ‘Maroon 5’. The band slowly gained popularity from their debut album ‘Songs about Jane’. Maroon 5 won their first award for “Best New Artist” in Grammy Awards. Following up, they won the title of “Best Pop Performance by a Group” in the Grammy Awards. The band recorded many more albums and famous songs like ‘Won’t Be Soon before Long’, ‘If I Never See Your Face Again’, ‘Hands All Over’, and ‘Moves like Jagger’.
Adam has had collaborations with many musical artists. He appeared with them on many shows and music tracks. He also made appearances on TV and films. Some of them are ‘
Begin Again’ and ‘American Horror Story: Asylum.’
Coming to Adam’s personal life, in 2010, he had a relationship with a cover page model, Anne Vyalitsyna. They broke up in 2012. He started dating Victoria’s Secret angel
Behati Prinsloo in 2012. They separated in 2013, but they patched up and got married in 2014. Adam and Behati are now expecting their first child together.