Nick Cave Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Children, Songs

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Nicholas Edward Cave is an Australian musician, writer, and actor who has gained widespread acclaim for his unique blend of baritone vocals and emotionally charged lyrics. 

As the frontman of Nick Cave and the Bad SeedsCave’s music is known for its raw intensity and eclectic mix of influences.

 Throughout his career, he has explored themes of death, religion, love, and violence, making him a highly respected and influential figure in the music industry.


  • Full Name: Nicholas Edward Cave
  • Stage Name: Nick Cave
  • Born: 22 September 1957
  • Age: 57 years old
  • Birthplace: Warracknabeal, Australia. 
  • Nationality: Australia
  • Occupation: musician, writer and actor
  • Height: 1.74m 
  • Parent: Dawn Cave and Colin Frank Cave
  • Siblings: Julie Cave, Tim Cave, and Peter Cave
  • Spouse: Viviane Carneiro and Susie Bick. 
  • Children: Jethro Cave, Arthur Cave, Earl Cave, and Luke Cave  
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $8 million

Early Life And Education

Nick Cave is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer, and occasional film actor. He was born on 22 September 1957 in Warracknabeal, Australia. 

Cave’s parents were Dawn Cave and Colin Frank Cave, and he grew up with three siblings: Julie Cave, Tim Cave, and Peter Cave. He attended Caulfield Grammar School, Wangaratta High School, and Monash University Caulfield Campus.


Nick Cave has had a long and successful career in the music industry. He began with Australian bands like The Boys Next Door, eventually becoming the highly influential post-punk group The Birthday Party. The band’s dark and abrasive sound set the stage for Cave’s future musical endeavors. 

While The Birthday Party may have been his most enduring project, Cave has continued to explore different musical styles with his band, The Bad Seeds. Their albums range from the blues and gospel to rock while maintaining the emotional intensity and thoughtful lyrics that Cave is known for. Some of their most acclaimed albums include “Let Love In,” “Murder Ballads,” and “Skeleton Tree.”

Nick Cave is a multifaceted artist who has explored various creative mediums. In addition to his musical work with the Bad Seeds, he has collaborated with bandmate Warren Ellis on composing soundtracks for highly regarded films.

 Additionally, Cave has also proven his talent as a writer with the publication of two novels. His diverse range of talents and projects highlight his versatility and dedication to his craft.

In addition to his musical and acting talents, Nick Cave also has a passion for visual arts. He studied at art school and has created assemblage sculptures, showcasing his multifaceted creativity. This background in visual arts likely influences his approach to music and acting, making him a well-rounded artist.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @nickcaveofficial
  • Facebook handle: Nick Cave

Personal Life

Nick Cave, 57, the Australian musician and songwriter, has been married twice. His first marriage was to journalist Viviane Carneiro, whom he married in 1990 in São Paulo.

 They welcomed a son, Luke Cave, in 1991, but unfortunately, the couple divorced in 1996. In 1997, Cave married model Susie Bick, with whom he has three sons named Jethro Cave, Arthur Cave, and Earl Cave.


  • With The Birthday Party 
  • The Birthday Party (EP) 
  • Prayers on Fire 
  • Heilig Lied Der Schwarzen Wünsche 
  • With Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds 
  • From Her to Eternity
  • The Firstborn Is Dead 
  • Kicking Against the Pricks
  • Tender Prey 
  • The Good Son 
  • Henry’s Dream 
  • Let Love In 
  • Murder Ballads 
  • The Boatman’s Call 
  • The Birthday Party (Live) 
  • No More Shall We Part 
  • Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! 
  • Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus 
  • Grinderman
  • Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets (soundtrack) 
  • Grinderman 2: Grinderman Is Not a Band 
  • Push the Sky Away 
  • Skeleton Tree 
  • Ghosteen 
  • Carnage


  • Live at the Melbourne Concert Hall
  • The Secret Life of the Love Song 
  • Abbatoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus (solo version) 
  • Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace
  • With Grinderman
  • Grinderman 
  • Grinderman 2: Grinderman Is Not a Band 

Soundtracks and collaborations

  • To Have and to Hold 
  • The Proposition (soundtrack) 
  • White Chalk (with PJ Harvey) 
  • Lawless (soundtrack)
  • Woyzeck 
  • The Metamorphosis 
  • Faust: An Opera 
  • L.I.T.A.N.I.E.S 
  • Desolation Sounds (with Warren Ellis) 

Net Worth

Nick Cave has had a successful and diverse career in the entertainment industry. Not only is he a talented musician, but he has also found success as an author, director, performer, and composer. 

With all these accomplishments, it is no surprise that he has amassed a net worth of $8 million. His talent and hard work have undoubtedly contributed to his financial success.

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