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About Renn Hawkey - Synthesizer Player of "Deadsy" Metal band

Published Thu Jun 18 2020 By Aashika
About Renn Hawkey - Synthesizer Player of "Deadsy" Metal band

People know Renn Hawkey as the member of the metal band 'Deadsy', where he played the synthesizer. He is also a musical director and producer of the film 'Higher Ground' which was the film of his wife, Vera Farmiga. 

He was born as Renn McDonnell Hawkey to parents born in New York City and grew up in Ossining, New York. He was born on to parents William Stevenson Hawkey Sr. and Penelope J. Hawkey on March 29, 1974. 

Let's look at some facts that you don't know about Hawkey.

Net Worth - $5 million

Hawkey's net worth is estimated at $5 million. He earned his massive worth through his career as a musician, songwriter, and film producer. He increases some money as an occasional actor. 

In 1996, he joined the band 'Deadsy' and released their self-titled debut album in the same year. 

Likewise, his wife has a net worth of $10 million which she made from acting career. She is also a director and producer of many movies and series. She has been in the acting industry since the 90s after starring in the "Roar" series and currently has more than 50 credited roles. 

Martial Life of Renn Hawkey

'Deadsy' band member, Renn is was married to actress Vera Farmiga on the date 13th September of 2008. They did wedding as a private ceremony where they involved their close friends and family. At the time, Farmiga was five months pregnant. 

The couple met on the set of 'Touching Evil' through a mutual friend, Allen Hughes where they get to know each other. The pair started dating since 2004. Since then Renn and Vera are together and living a joyful life with their two children.

Renn Hawkey with wife Vera Farmiga at the event.
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Wife's Past Marriage 

Before meeting with Renn, Vera Farmiga was a married woman, She was married to Scottish French actor, Sebastian Charles Edward Roche. The ex-couple tied the knot in 1997. Sadly, their relationship split after 7 years and finally got divorced in 2004.

Blessed with Two Children

Hawkey is the father of adorable children: a son and a daughter. He and his wife welcomed their first child, Fynn McDonnell Hawkey on 13th January of 2009. Again, on 4th November 2010, he became the father of a daughter, Gytta Lubov Hawkey. The family of four-member is happy to spend their time together. 

Hawkey's with his wife, son, and daughter.
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Renn Hawkey's Parents

His mother, Penelope J. Hawkey is an advertising executive who wrote the famous Coca-Cola commercial and his father, William Stevenson Hawkey Sr. worked in an advertising company. 

Has Four Siblings and Two half-Siblings

Musician, Hawkey is the third son of his parents. He has four siblings with whom he passed his childhood. His sibling's name is Adam Hawkey, Robin Hawkey, Timothy Hawkey, and Molly Hawkey. 

His elder brother Adam is a film compositor and colorist, second brother Robin is a chiropractor, the third brother is a marketing managing director, and his sister Molly is an actress and comedian.

In addition, he has two half-siblings from his father's first marriage. Their name is William Hawkey and Elisabeth Hawkey. Half-brother William is a headmaster of The Pennington School and half-sister is a Corporate Chef.

Hawkey's Professional Career 

As mentioned previously, Renn Hawkey began his music career in 1996 by joining the metal band 'Deadsy'. With his band, he has released many albums among which two of them became all-time popular that are 'Commencement' and 'Phantasmagoria'. 

Renn Hawkey with the metal band 'Deadsy'.
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Besides music, he has a successful career in Hollywood as a producer and occasional actor. He worked as a producer in the movie 'Higher Ground' whereas as an executive producer in 'Unspoken'. Moreover, Hawkey appeared as an actor in several movies and TV series such as 'The Singing Detective' and 'The Returned' respectively.

Social Media Presence

Actor of 'The Returned' is active on the social pages like Instagram and Twitter. He has gain 6,533 followers on Instagram and on Twitter, he has 2,963 followers. His username of both sites is @rennhawkey. 

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