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List of famous people who are friends with Kurt Cobain, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with Kurt Cobain, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with Kurt Cobain. From the people who have had a falling out with Kurt Cobain to Kurt Cobain's current best friends, these are the people that Kurt Cobain has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of Kurt Cobain's celebrity friends are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of Kurt Cobain's friends that much better.

With celebrities ranging from Drew Barrymore to Courtney Love, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions, "Who are Kurt Cobain's friends?" and "Which celebrities is Kurt Cobain friends with?"
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Bono


Bono is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Friends of Kurt Cobain
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Paul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best recognized as the frontman of the Dublin-based rock band U2. Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his future wife, Alison Stewart, and the future members of U2. Bono writes almost all U2 lyrics, frequently using religious, social, and political themes. During U2's early years, Bono's lyrics contributed to their rebellious and spiritual tone. As the band matured, his lyrics became inspired more by personal experiences shared with the other members. Outside the band, he has ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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#77 on The Best Singers of All Time

#35 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#15 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

#15 on The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Friends of Kurt Cobain
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Courtney Michelle Love is an American alternative rock singer, songwriter, musician, actress, and visual artist. Prolific in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s as the frontwoman of Hole, Love became a fixture in alternative music, drawing public attention for her uninhibited stage presence and confrontational lyrics, as well as her highly publicized personal life following her marriage to Kurt Cobain. The daughter of psychotherapist Linda Carroll and publisher Hank Harrison, Love mainly grew up in Portland, Oregon, where she was in a series of short-lived bands before landing roles in films by British cult director Alex Cox. After forming Hole in 1989, Love received substantial ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: San Francisco Peninsula, Northern California, California, Contiguous United States, San Francisco Bay Area, + more

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#49 on The Best Female Rock Singers

#9 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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#38 on Celebrities Who Get A Way Worse Rep Than They Deserve

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Dave Grohl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Friends of Kurt Cobain
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David Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and producer who is best known as the former drummer for the grunge band Nirvana and the founder and frontman of the rock band Foo Fighters, with which he serves as its main songwriter, lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist. He is also the drummer and co-founder of the rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures. Grohl has additionally written all the music and performed all the instruments for his short-lived side projects Late! and Probot, as well as being involved with Queens of the Stone Age numerous times throughout the past decade. He has performed session work for a variety of musicians, including ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Warren, Ohio, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

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#60 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#17 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

#9 on The Best Drummers of All Time

#95 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Drew Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Friends of Kurt Cobain
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Drew Blyth Barrymore is an American actress, model, producer, director and author. She is a descendant of the Barrymore family of well-known American stage and cinema actors, and is a granddaughter of film legend John Barrymore. Barrymore first appeared in an advertisement when she was eleven months old. Her TV debut was in 1978 as Melissa on The Waltons and in 1980, she made her film debut in Altered States. In 1982, she starred in her breakout role as Gertie in Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and quickly became one of Hollywood's most recognized child actresses, going on to establish herself in mainly comic roles. Following a turbulent childhood which was marked by recurring ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Los Angeles, Culver City, California, United States of America

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#83 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#86 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#53 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#1 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

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