Scottish-American musician and songwriter Brian Molko is a name few might have not heard in their life. He is the lead vocalist and guitarist of the English rock band Placebo. The group's songs are Every You Every Me, Song to Say Goodbye, Special Needs, Pure Morning, The Bitter End, etc.
Brian Molko Is Bisexual? Who Is His Current Partner?
Brian Molko is openly bisexual and is most possibly in a romantic relationship at the moment. The singer revealed his relationship status in the media. He revealed that:
"I'm in a relationship now and I have been for over two years, so I'd say now! I'm also genuinely very, very, very much in love, which Is really important."
Although as happy as he was with his romance, he did not disclose the identity of his lover and did not speak much on that matter.
It is, however, not learned whether the "Placebo" vocalist is still with his lover or not. The singer is also not active on social media platforms, which is why there is little information on his personal life.
Usually busy with his work spending most of his time touring, doing shows and concerts with his musical band, he sure is a secretive celebrity. Hopefully, he is doing okay with his life!
Brian Molko's Past Relationships And Marriage; Who Was His Wife?
In the past, the guitarist was in an intimate relationship with British actress Liza Walker. The two dated for a while but soon figured out that things did not work out between them and subsequently split.
Brian was in an on-and-off relationship with his then-partner Helena Berg. Helena is a Vietnamese photographer by profession.
The two even welcomed their son Cody Molko in 2005. Unfortunately, the duo could never become husband and wife things did not work out between them and he split with his partner Helena in 2006.
A year later, after separating from his partner, Molko dated Brazilian Disc Jockey, Carol Wojtyla, in 2007. Like his past romances, his relationship with Carol also could not last long, and the duo split the same year.
Brian Molko's Drug Addiction And Quitting
The singer revealed that he struggled with drugs for a long time. He opened up about his addiction in a 1997 interview he revealed that he had tried almost every drug.
The overuse of drugs he was officially diagnosed with major depressive disorder in his late twenties. He also referenced pharmaceutical medications on several occasions, including the name of "Placebo" 2006 released album "Meds" and its title track.
After years of struggling with drugs, Brian realized that it was time to change his way of living, and in 2015, he claimed that he gave up drugs completely after the recording and release of "Meds."
"When I gave up the drugs, I got shitloads less angry and started studying Buddhism and meditating. I just turned into an absolute hippy! That's probably my true nature – I think the drugs were making me angry."
Well, if it is true, then our best wishes to him, and hope he continues to remain clean and leads a happy and healthy life.
Brian Molko's Net Worth
The multi-talented Brian Molko has a net worth of $3 million from his career as a musician. In contrast, Jonathan Davis the former lead vocalist of the American band "Korn" has a net worth of $50 million.
Since his association with "Placebo" in 1994, the group has collaborated with various artists and, to date, released seven studio albums selling over 11 million records worldwide.
Check out the clip of Brian Molko's band "Placebo" single "Every You Every Me"!
It is fair to say, that Molko has made a fortune from his almost three decades of hard work in the music industry.
Quick Facts: Brian Molko
- Brian Molko was born in Brussels, Belgium.
- His father is of Italian heritage while his mother is Scottish.
- Brian grew up with his brother Stuart Molko.
- Because of his dad's work, his family moved a lot and lived in countries like the UK, Liberia, Lebanon, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
- He briefly attended the European School of Luxembourg.
- The 47-year-old singer met his Placebo member Stefan Olsdal at the South Kensington tube station, in London.
- He has done collaborations with singers like "The Cure," Justin Warfield, "Losers," Asia Argento, "Timo Maas," Kristeen Young, Jane Birkin, "AC Acoustics," Hotel Persona, and many others.
- Molko appeared in the film "Velvet Goldmine" (1998).
- In December 2012, he received an Honorary Fellowship from Goldsmiths College, University of London.
- He can play various instruments like guitar, bass, keyboards, piano, harmonica, saxophone, percussion, and drum.
Brian Molko Affairs
First Affair with Liza Walker
Brian Molko was in a dating relationship with British actress Liza Walker. The duo was in a relationship for a short while before calling it quits.
Third Affair with Carol Wojtyla
Brian Molko dated Brazilian Disc Jockey, Carol Wojtyla in 2007. They dated for a while and split the same year.