Flea

by andrew on February 11, 2015

flea ethnicity

Birth Name: Michael Peter Balzary

Place of Birth: Burwood, Victoria, Australia

Date of Birth: October 16, 1962

Ethnicity: Hungarian, Irish

Flea is an Australian-born American musician and actor. He is the bassist of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Other members of the band include/have included John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, Josh Klinghoffer, Dave Navarro, and Chad Smith.

Flea is the son of Patricia and Michael Balzary. He is of Hungarian and Irish descent. He was born in Australia. When Flea was five, his family relocated to Larchmont, New York. In 1971, his parents divorced and his father returned to Australia. Flea and his siblings stayed in the U.S., where they grew up.

Flea has a daughter with his wife, model Frankie Rayder, and a daughter with his former wife, Loesha Zeviar.

Flea’s great-great-grandparents were likely Albert Vincent Balzary, who was Hungarian, and Honoretta/Henrietta/Honora Bentley, who was Irish, from Dublin.

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andrew June 26, 2016 at 5:41 am

Can you link together the Red Hot Chili Peppers members?

Anthony Kiedis
John Frusciante
Flea
Chad Smith

andrew September 8, 2015 at 2:43 pm

Flea descend from Albert Vincent BALZARY, a miner born in Hungary, and Henrietta Honora (or) Honoretta Bentley/Bartley, born in Dublin, Ireland

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~adhs/LetterB.html
http://www.geni.com/people/Albert-Balzary/6000000008799387962

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=651191.0

andrew September 8, 2015 at 2:47 pm
follers September 8, 2015 at 3:24 pm

How do you know that these are Flea’s ancestors?

andrew September 8, 2015 at 3:50 pm

why not?

follers September 8, 2015 at 4:04 pm

Well, what’s the evidence?

andrew September 8, 2015 at 4:14 pm

not many Hungarians moved to Australia in 19th century

andrew December 18, 2016 at 5:54 pm

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