Tony Kanal: Musician, Wife & Net Worth

Tony Kanal is a famous musician, producer, and songwriter from Britain who is best known for his American rock band, No Doubt and Dreamcar.

Kanal is a talented musician who has released and produced multiple kinds of music and also worked with several individuals and bands.

This multi-talented musician made his debut at the early age of 16 and has rocked the world since. 

Musician Tony Kanal
Musician Tony Kanal

In the article, we have mentioned detailed information about Tony Kanal, including his early life, family, career, wife, and net worth.

Quick Facts: Tony Kanal

Before getting started, here are some of Kanal’s quick facts:

Birth Name Tony Ashwin Kanal
Age  51 Years Old
Nick Name Tony
Date of Birth August 27, 1970
Gender Male
Profession Musician, Record Producer, and Songwriter
Place of Birth Kingsbury, London, England
Nationality British
Ethnicity Mixed
Horoscope Virgo
Marital Status Married
Wife Erin Lokitz
Children Coco Reese Lakshmi Kanal and Saffron Rose Kiran Kanal
Father Gulab Kanal
Mother Lajwanti Kanal
Siblings None
Education South Junior High School and Anaheim High School
Religion Hinduism
Height 5 feet and 7 inches or 170cm
Weight 65 kg or 143 pounds
Eye Color Blue Eyes 
Hair Color Brown
Net Worth Black
Source of Income Musician
Known for Rock Music
Active Since 1987-Present
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Last Update July, 2022

Early Life and Family of Tony Kanal

Tony Ashwin Kanal, a British musician, was born on August 27, 1970, in the beautiful location of Kingsbury, London, England.

Kanal was born to Hindu parents, father Gulab Kanal, and mother, Lajwanti “Lajju” Kanal. The family belongs to the mixed ethnic groups holding the nationality of England.

His parents were emigrants from India, but Kanal was born in England. He spent his early childhood in London, and the family moved to Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Again, at the age of eleven, they moved to the United States to settle in Anaheim, California. 

Talking about his family, it seems that Tony is a single child of the family.

Likewise, he went to the South Junior High School and Anaheim High School to receive his education.

During his high school, he joined the school concert band and began gaining interest in music.

In his tenth grade, Tony was already playing electric bass guitar along with his schoolmate Dave Carpenter.

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How old is Tony Kanal? Age and Body Measurements

Tony Kanal is currently 51 Years Old.

Kanal celebrates his annual birthday on the 27th of August and falls under the zodiac sign of Virgo. It represents his personality as humble, self-effacing, and practical.

Moving towards his physical appearance, Tony stands tall with an average body height of 5 feet and 7 inches or 170cm.

This musician weighs around 65 kg or 143 pounds having a slim and lean body.

Furthermore, Kanal is blessed with brown eyes and black hair. However, he dyes his hair in a blonde color.

Professional Music Career

Early Career

After completing high school, Tony was approached to join a music band, No Doubt’s first official club, including drummer Chris Webb on March 14, 1987.

Similarly, at the age of 16, this musician became the bassist. After graduating high school, he joined California State University to major in psychology.

The band recorded their first full-length album after signing with Interscope Records in 1991.

Tony Kanal in Live Concert
Tony Kanal in Live Concert

Likewise, their first self-titled song was released in 1992. After that, they gained nationwide popularity and had a chance for U.S. van tours playing on clubs and theaters.

The No Doubt music band released several albums over the following decades, such as Tragic Kingdom (1995), The Beacon Street Collection (1995), Rock Steady (2001), Return of Saturn (2000).

Also, the band released their singles, 1992-2003 (2003) and Everything in Time: B-Sides, Rarities, Remixes (2004).

Rising Career

Since 2004, Kanal began writing songs outside the band and produced three songs for 50 First Dates.

The same year, he produced and co-wrote three tracks for the solo albums of Gwen Stefani, Love. Angel. Music. Baby.

Similarly, he also produced a debut album in June 2006 named Together as One. 

Again the same year, Kanal worked on the solo album of Gwen Stefani, The Sweet Escape, which was released in 2006.

Likewise, in 2008, he collaborated on two songs, Sober and Funhouse, with P!nk for an album named Funhouse.

Tony Kanal with his band, No Doubt
Tony Kanal with his band, No Doubt

In 2010, he co-wrote, produced, and performed bass on a music track, “Kiss You Up.” 

The band No Doubt also made their television appearance in 2009.

They debuted the television series as a fictional band called “Snowed Out” in Gossip Girl.

They also performed at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington D.C. in 2010 to celebrate the life of Sir Paul McCartney.

In addition, they also performed in New York City and Washington D.C. at the Global Citizens Festivals in 2015.

Recent Career of Tony Kanal

In 2014, the No Doubt band formed a new band, DREAMCAR, along with Davey Havok of AFI.

DREAMCAR released its debut album in 2017 through Columbia Records.

Kanal in 2018 performed in the set of 8 Red Hot Chili Peppers at the annual Halloween party.

As of the latest, Kanal had a tour in Japan in January 2019 along with his band.

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Personal Life of Tony Kanal

Moving towards his personal life, Musician Kanal dated a fellow musician Gwen Stefani in 1987.

They worked together for several years and produced several songs together.

Sadly, the couple separated in 1994, and Kanal released a notable song, “Don’t Speak.”

However, Stefani released her song, “Cool, ” even after their breakup,” focusing on their friendship.

As of recent, this talented musician is married to Erin Lokitz, an American home designer.

Tony Kanal with his Wife
Tony Kanal with his Wife, Erin Lokitz

Likewise, the couple was blessed with their first child, daughter Coco Reese Lakshmi Kanal, on January 24, 2011.

Similarly, On November 22, 2013, they were blessed with a second daughter, Saffron Rose Kiran Kanal.

This musician is a vegetarian and Animal Rights activist.

He supports animal rights issues and helps animal rights organizations like LA Anilam Save, Farm Sanctuary, and Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation.

How much is Tony Kanal’s Net Worth?

Having a fantastic career as a musician, writer, and producer, Tony has made an impressive amount of net worth.

As of 2022, the total estimated net worth of Tony Kanal is around $25 Million.

Indeed, he makes his maximum net worth from his music career, while Kanal also makes more through brand endorsements with Yamaha.

Therefore, as of current, Tony is living a happy and cheerful life with his wife and daughters.

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Social Media Presence

Tony Kanal is an active social media user available on multiple platforms.

This musician is mostly active on his Instagram account with around 61K followers.

Similarly, he has around 42.7K followers on his Twitter account and 13K followers on his Facebook account.

Besides that, he also has a website for their band, No Doubt, with the domain name “nodoubt.com.”

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the musical instruments that Tony Kanal can play?

Tony Kanal can play musical instruments like Bass guitar, keyboards, and synthesizer.

What genres of music does Tony Kanal produce?

Tony Kanal produces Rock, Reggae, Ska, and Pop genres of music.

How many musicians and bands had Tony Kanal worked with?

Tony has worked with No Doubt, Gwen Stefani, The Offspring, Elan Atlas, P!nk, Miranda Cosgrove, Dreamcar, and Linkin Park.

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