Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist who has also had cameos in movies like Back to the Future II and The Big Lebowski.
He was a jazz trumpet prodigy and was taught the bass by his friend and later bandmate, Hillel Slovak.
He has collaborated with Canadian singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette.
He loved the trumpet early on and had no inclination towards rock music.
He married Loesha Zeviar in June 1988 and then later got remarried to actress Frankie Rayder in 2005.