Kurt Cobain is one of the most famous musicians of the world. Whether you are a fan of rock music or not, there is no way you haven’t heard the name of Nirvana’s frontman at least once in your life.
And I’m not even talking about “Smells Like Teen Spirit”. Everybody and their mom knows that song.
Today, we’re gonna see if some of that fame carried over to his kin. Has Kurt’s daughter tried out building a music career? What does she do now?
Let’s find out.
Who’s the godmother to Kurt Cobain’s daughter?
Her name is Frances Bean Cobain, and she was born on August 18, 1992 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in LA, California.
The parents decided to name the girl after the guitarist who played in a Scottish indie pop band The Vaselines.
Frances Bean was mostly raised by her mother, aunts, and paternal grandmother in Seattle and Los Angeles during her early years of life.
Her grandparents were the former frontman of R.E.M. Michael Stipe and actress Drew Barrymore.back to menu ↑
Kurt Cobain’s daughter: recent endeavors
Frances hasn’t exactly gone after her father’s footsteps in terms of pursuing a career in rock music, though she stays relatively close to art in general, and music scene in particular.
Now she’s doing quite fine with all of her ventures, having participated in numerous music projects, directed a TV show.
She also created and took part in several artwork exhibitions.back to menu ↑
Getting into the money: Kurt Cobain’s daughter net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Frances has a net worth of approximately $200 million, most of which she has received after turning 30. On top of that, she receives nearly $100 000 from her father’s estate on a monthly basis.
Doing her appearance on “Speaking on the RuPaul podcast, What’s The Tee?” in 2019, Frances admitted that she hasn’t gotten much advice on how to handle wealth, but, as she got older, she started reaching out to experienced people and learning how to manage personal finance.back to menu ↑
Something to come home to: Frances Cobain’s real estate
Over the years, Kurt Cobain’s daughter has changed houses several times.
Recently she has purchased a cozy beach house in San Diego for about $2.3 million. The property is 1,870 square feet, includes 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and it was built in 1990.
She got the place by winning a bidding war, having paid $300 000 over the asking price.back to menu ↑
What music does Kurt Cobain’s daughter like?
When it comes to music, Frances Bean actually is not that big of a fan of her father’s band.
In the interview for Rolling Stone, she said that she’s more into Mercury Rev, Oasis, Brian Jonestown Massacre. But that doesn’t mean she hates Nirvana, right?
Right. When asked about some of the favorite Nirvana songs, Kurt Cobain’s daughter pointed out that she enjoys “Territorial Pissings” and “Dumb”. The latter sometimes would make her cry, she says.
Apart from appearing on the song “My Space” from Evelyn Evelyn self-titled the album as the guest vocalist, Frances hasn’t been doing a ton on the music scene.back to menu ↑
Does Frances Cobain have tattoos?
Well ,you would expect that the daughter of a rock musician has a ton of tattoos.
So, here are some we know about:
- Cross on the knuckle;
- Writing on the bicep;
- Hanger on the ankle;
- French writing on the upper back;
- Galaxy on the forearm;
- Arrow on the upper arm;
- Ghost on the lower back;
- Safety pin on the forearm;
- Seahorse on the forearm;
- Star on the knuckle;
- Tree on the forearm;
- Cherry blossom on the wrist;
- Star on the back of the hand.
And there are many more.back to menu ↑
Kurt Cobain’s daughter career
Frances has worked several different jobs, all of them related to art of some kind.
In August 2006, she tried out modelling, posing for pictures in her father’s cardigan. The photoshoot was done for a feature article in Elle UK magazine about children of rock stars.
In February 2008 she took part in a photospread for Harper’s Bazaar dressed as Evita.
She has modelled more after that, appearing in all kinds of proto series, the latest being in 2019, when she was the face of Marc Jacobs’s Spring/Summer campaign for that year.
Back in July 2010 Frances did a collection of artwork “Scumfuck” in La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles. For that, she used a pseudonym “Fiddle Tim”.
In 2012 she took part in the art show “MiXTAPE” under her real name.
Apart from that, Kurt Cobain’s daughter worked as an intern at the Rolling Stone magazine, and was even offered the leading role in Tim Burton’s film Alice in Wonderland. She turned the offer down though.back to menu ↑
Frances Cobain’s dating life
In regards to dating, there’s not much drama going on in Frances’ life.
As was dating musician Isaiah Silva from The Eeries for some time, and they even got married on June 29, 2014. But they had a falling out, and Frances filed for divorce in 2016. By November 30, 2017, the divorce was finalized.
Fast forward to the early 2021, it is reported that Frances dates the son of a famous skateboarder Tony Hawk — Riley Hawk.back to menu ↑