Tony Kanal

Kanal in 2006, photo by PR Photos

Birth Name: Tony Ashwin Kanal

Place of Birth: Brent, Middlesex, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 27 August, 1970

Ethnicity: Indian/Pakistani [Sindhi]

Tony Kanal is a British and American musician, record producer, songwriter, and animal rights activist. He is the bassist and co-writer for American rock band No Doubt and American new wave supergroup Dreamcar. Other members of No Doubt include Tom Dumont, Gwen Stefani, and Adrian Young. The other members of Dreamcar are Dumont, Davey Havok, and Young.

Tony was born in Brent, Middlesex, England, the son of Lajju (Chawla) and Gulab Kanal. His parents are Indian, of the Hindu religion. His father is from Sukkur, Sindh, now Pakistan, and his mother is from Mumbai. His family moved to Anaheim, California, U.S., when he was eleven. Tony is married to American home designer Erin Lokitz, with whom he has two children.


5 Responses

  1. suburbanwinemom2020 says:

    He’s half Marathi on his dad’s side, and is mom might be Punjabi or Sindhi, since Chawla is used by both ethnic groups.

  2. shobohunter says:

    @Andrew you jealous racist. You are jealous of his Indian-Chocolate skin.

  3. andrew says:

    ridiculous hair thumps up

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