Birth Name: Michael Peter Balzary
Place of Birth: Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Date of Birth: October 16, 1962
Ethnicity: Hungarian, Irish, possibly other
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 is married to model Frankie Rayder. He has a daughter with his former wife Loesha Zeviar; and a daughter with Frankie.
Flea’s great-great-grandparents likely were Albert Vincent Balzary, who was Hungarian, and Honoretta/Henrietta/Honora Bentley, who was Irish, from Dublin.
Flea is sometimes said to have Aboriginal ancestry. It is not clear if this is accurate.
some articles describe him as part aboriginal australian
Can you link together the Red Hot Chili Peppers members?
Flea descend from Albert Vincent BALZARY, a miner born in Hungary, and Henrietta Honora (or) Honoretta Bentley/Bartley, born in Dublin, Ireland
How do you know that these are Flea’s ancestors?
Well, what’s the evidence?
not many Hungarians moved to Australia in 19th century
https://books.google.com/books?id=cd1Mfte7wuEC&pg=PT29&lpg=PT29&dq=michael+balzary+grandfather&source=bl&ots=v_T97iSall&sig=C2X7fWUxCo4cKnJ1czWITDwSXhk&hl=it&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjay5P7kf_QAhXnIMAKHXAjBmMQ6AEIZDAM#v=onepage&q=michael balzary grandfather&f=false
it’s also reported in the book “Fornication: The Red Hot Chili Peppers Story” by Jeff Apter