Born : May 9, 1979 // CA, United States
Andrew W.K. was born Andrew Wilkes-Krier in Stanford, California in 1979, before moving to Michigan at age 4. He began piano lessons promptly at age 5, studying at The University Of Michigan School Of Music Pedagogy program. By his early teens Andrew had already exhibited great enthusiasm and talent for both music and the visual arts. He spent his high school years playing drums and keyboard in an almost endless variety of short-lived, but passionate groups, all centered in southeast Michigan's explosive cultural scene.
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Andrew Fetterly Wilkes-Krier (born May 9, 1979 in Stanford, California), better known by his stagename Andrew W.K., is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, entertainer, motivational speaker, and a music producer. He was the host of the television series Destroy Build Destroy.
As a musician, he is perhaps best known for the 2001 hit single "Party Hard", from the album I Get Wet.