Flake Lorenz is a German musician and keyboardist who got immense fame when he became the band member of 'Rammstein' with Till Lindemann. He has also worked with the band, 'Feeling B'.
Lorenz was born as Christian Lorenz on the 16th of November 1966. His birthplace is East Berlin, East Germany. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He grew up with his brother, who is four years elder than him.
Here are some amazing facts about Lorenz.
Net Worth: $215 Million
A musician has an estimated net worth of $215 million. He earned his huge wealth through his music career as well as business. He started playing keyboard since the age of 16 with the band ‘Feeling B’. Besides musician, he also makes a sum of amount as an amateur painter.
Other Source of Income
Flake Lorenz owes his fortune to smart stock investment, substantial property holdings, a lucrative endorsement deal with CoverGirl cosmetics. He is also the owner of several restaurants like the “Fat Lorenz Burger” in Berlin and has launched his own vodka (Pure Wonderlorenz- Germany).
Moreover, Lorenz has invested in a Football Team (the “Berin Team"). He sells perfume called "With Love from Christian” and also had a fashion line named “Christian Lorenz Seduction”.
Married Life With Jenny Rosemeyer
Lorenz is living a happy married life with his second wife Jenny Rosemeyer. His wife is a visual artist who mainly works with photo collages.
The couple got married on 12th September 2009 after dating for a long time. They are parents of two children and enjoying their life.
Before Rosemeyer, Lorenz was wedded to a woman. He has not revealed his ex-wife detail but we get to know that they share three children together. They are already divorced and children’s custody was given to his former wife.
Father of Five Children
Lorenz is the father of five children. As mentioned previously, he has three children from his former wife and two from Jenny Rosemeyer. He has kept his children’s information hidden. In the past, he spotted with his daughter on DeviantArt.
'Rammstein' member Till Lindemann and Flake Lorenz were arrested when they were concerting in Worcester, Massachusetts. They were charged with lewd and lascivious behavior. After one day spending on the jail, Lindemann, and Lorenz got bail on US$25. After months of legal debate, they were fined US$100.
Was Suffered From Mumps
In 2005, a keyboardist had to cancel his concert in South America because he suffered from Mumps, a contagious disease that is caused by a virus. This causes the puffy cheeks and a tender, swollen jaw.
Music Career at age of 16
From his teenage, he started playing keyboard with the band ‘Feeling B’ along with Paul Lander and Aljoscha Rompe. Flake gained fame and worked ten years for the band. In the mid-1990s, the band got disbanded. But they would get together for a concert at punk festivals, until one of the band members, Rompe died in 2000 due to an asthma attack.
After this all, in 1994, Lorenz joined ‘Rommstein’ band with five bandmates; Till Lindermann, Richard Kruspe, Olvier Riedel, Christroph Schneider, and Paul Landers. In the same year, they released their first album, ‘Herzeleid’.
Story Behind his Nicknames
As we know, Lorenz has two nicknames; Flake and Doktor. He is also called as “Flake”, which he states as his proper name, whereas “ Doktor” came from his past story, at one time he wanted to be a surgeon, but he was unable to study due to his refusal to join East German military.