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Brian Molko Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Brian Molko
Place Of Birth
Brussels, Belgian
51 years old
Birth Date
December 9 1972

Brian Molko Facts

Child Star?
Songwriter, Musician, Actor
Education & Qualifications
Goldsmiths College
Net Worth
Current Partner
Helena Berg
Cody Molko
Stuart Molko

About Brian Molko

Brian Molko is a famous songwriter, musician, and actor, with British-American nationality.
Brian Molko was born on December 10, 1972, in Brussels, Belgium. Brian Molko traveled and moved to different places during his childhood, due to his father's job as a banker.
Brian has been part of many films and music videos. He is also a member of the famous band, Placebo.
Brian Molko is a highly educated and talented individual. He started his schooling at the European School of Luxembourg but was compelled to leave because of some personal reasons. He then proceeded to study at the American International School of Luxembourg, where he completed his secondary education. Finally, he moved to London for pursuing a course in drama at Goldsmiths College, which helped him hone his skills to the desired level.
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Brian Molko Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Brian Molko’s net worth?

Brian Molko has an estimated net worth of about $3 million. He has generated his net worth as a lead singer and guitarist over the many years of his music career.

How much does Brian Molko earn per year?

There is no information available about the exact annual income of Brian Molko.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Brian Molko?

Brian Molko is about 5 ft 8 in (172.7 cm) tall.

How old is Brian Molko?

Brian Molko was born on December 10, 1972. He is currently 49 years old and will turn 50 in December 2022. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Childhood And Education

Brian was born in Brussels, Belgium. His father was American, but also of Italian and French heritage and his mother was Scottish. The names of his parents are not known. Brian has an older brother named Stuart Molko.
Brian moved to many different places in his childhood, along with his family, because his father was a banker. They have resided in Liberia, Dundee in Scotland, Lebanon, Longer Village in Belgium, and Sandweiler in Luxembourg. Brian's father had a desire that his son should become a banker. Molko studied at the European School of Luxembourg but soon left that school. Then his secondary education was completed at the American International School of Luxembourg. Brian then studied Drama at Goldsmiths College situated in London.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Brian Molko’s partner?

Brian Molko was previously in a relationship with Helena Berg. Together, Brian Molko and Helena Berg have a son named Cody Molko, born in 2005. Brian's current relationship status is not known.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Brian Molko is a famous Scottish-American songwriter, actor, and musician. Brian is the guitarist, lead vocalist, and lyricist of Placebo, a popular British rock band. He is also known for his unique appearance and style.
Brian is known for his high-pitched vocals, unusual tunings, and aggressive guitar playing.
Brian and Placebo co-founder, Stefan Olsdal, attended the same school, named American International School of Luxembourg, but they weren’t friends during that time. Brian also acted in the movie 'Velvet Goldmine' in 1998. In this film, the Placebo band performed a song by T-Rex, named '20th Century Boys'.
Molko plays different instruments, such as guitar, harmonica, bass guitar, saxophone, and keyboards. Molko was part of another movie named 'Sue’s Last Ride' in 2001. Brian has written the lyrics for a song called 'Pink Water 3', originally a song from the album, 'Alice and June of Indochine'. He was also a great friend of David Bowie.
Brian Molko has collaborated with a number of artists. These collaborations include 'If Only Tonight We Could Sleep' with The Cure and 'Spite & Malice' with Justin Warfield. He also collaborated on 'Summertime Rolls', with the band, Losers; 'Je T'aime, Moi Non-Plus', with Asia Argento; 'Meds' with 

; and 'Broken Promise', with Michael Stipe.
Other collaborations include; 'Requiem for a Jerk', with Faultline; 'No Other God', with Kristeen Young; 'Sick', with Westbam; 'Modern Kids', with Hotel Persona; 'Carbo Kid', with Alpinestars; 'Crush', with AC Acoustics; 'Under My Skin', with Blackfield; 'West End Girls', with Fiona Brice; and 'Smile', with Jane Birkin.
Brian also has different types of guitars for different songs. Molko has used Gibson SGs, Fender Jaguars, Fender Thinline Telecaster, Fender Jazzmaster, and Fender Bass VI. Brian has made a contract with an endorsement company for using Orange amps. He was also a part of 'Never Mind The Buzzcocks', a quiz show and was on an episode of 'Late Night with Conan O’Brien'.
Molko, with Placebo, has appeared in many events and music festivals, such as Rockwave Festival, the BRIT Awards, Glastonbury Festival, and Terremeto Festival.

Charity Work

Through his concerts and performances, Brian Molko has raised funds for many non-profit foundations and charity events.

What awards has Brian Molko won?

He won honorary fellowships from his college, Goldsmiths College.

Brian Molko’s Hobbies And Interests

Brian has been interested in music since childhood. However, his father wanted him to be a banker like him, but he went with his decision to pursue music as his career.

Other Interesting Brian Molko Facts And Trivia

  • The zodiac sign on Brian is Sagittarius.
  • His son, Cody Molko, is also an actor, who has appeared in the show named 'The Drowning'.
  • Brian and his friend, David Bowie, sung the song 'Without You I’m Nothing'.
  • The labels with which Brian Molko has collaborated are EMI, Hut, PIAS, Virgin, and Caroline.
  • Brian Molko was featured in a campaign for Heaven by Marc Jacobs, shot by Harley Weir.
  • Molko's family was strict and told he they didn't want him to pursue a music career. However, he had faith in his talent and skills and went against their decision.
  • In the movie, 'Velvet Goldmine', Placebo played the T. Rex song, '20th Century Boy'.
  • Brian Molko draws inspiration from Sonic Youth for his nasally high-pitched vocals.
  • Molko is adept at playing different musical instruments during live performances. During his time with Placebo, he used to play instruments like keyboards, harmonica, bass guitar, and saxophone.
  • Molko also speaks fluent French.
  • He has an older brother Stuart Molko.
  • The members of the band, Placebo, are Brian Molko, Steve Hewitt, Steve Forrest, Robert Schultzberg, and Stefan Olsdal.
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