58 years old (Born on May 29, 1961)
Musician.Made headlines when she gave a noteworthy performance at the 2005 Grammy Awards for the first time since being diagnosed with cancer; showing up bald from her chemotherapy treatments. A close friend of Brad Pitt, two of his former girlfriends and his ex-wife appeared in her music videos: Juliette Lewis in "Come To My Window", Gwyneth Paltrow in "I Want To Come Over" and Jennifer Aniston in "I Want To Be In Love". Born in Leavenworth, Kansas, USA Sang at Brad Pitt`s and Jennifer Aniston`s wedding Her partner Tammy Lynn Michaels gave birth to a girl, Johnnie Rose, and a boy, Miller Steven, on 17 October 2006.
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Ranked #49 on VH1`s 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
Announced that her longtime partner Tammy Lynn Michaels is pregnant and expecting twins (2006).
Her father John died from cancer in 1992.
She and her girlfriend Tammy Lynn Michaels considers themselves as married since they exchanged vows in a secret ceremony in September 2003. Their marriage is not legally confirmed, because gay weddings are not legally binding in their home state California.
As of (July 2008) On the road with the Revival Tour
Announced in late 2005 that she is cancer-free and that she and partner Tammy Lynn Michaels are planning to have a child.
Ex-lover Julie Cypher left Lou Diamond Phillips to be with her.
Gay rights and environmental activist.
Publicly revealed that David Crosby is the biological father of her two children with partner Julie Cypher, who gave birth to their children conceived through artificial insemination (January 2000).
Although being famous for her smoky voice, she has never smoked and doesn`t like whiskey.
Won two Grammy Awards for "Best Female Rock Performance" in 1992 and 1994.
Announced she is separating from long-time partner Julie Cypher (19 September 2000).
Close friends with Brad Pitt.
Is a fan of Bruce Springsteen and the Dave Matthews Band.
Was diagnosed with br**st cancer (October 2004).
Her partner Julie Cypher gave birth to two children, Bailey Jean (born in 1997) and Beckett (born in November 1998), which were adopted by Melissa.