Chad Kroeger

Canadian musician and record producer

Chad Robert Turton (better known as Chad Kroeger) is a Canadian singer and guitarist for the rock band, Nickelback. He was born on November 15, 1974, in Hanna, Alberta, Canada.

Chad Kroeger
Kroeger in 2005
Kroeger in 2005
Background information
Birth nameChad Robert Turton
Born (1974-11-15) November 15, 1974 (age 48)
Hanna, Alberta, Canada
GenresPost-grunge, hard rock, heavy metal, alternative rock, alternative metal
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1995-present
WebsiteNickelback's official webpage

Kroeger is of American, English, German, Irish, Norwegian, Scottish, Swiss-German, and Welsh descent. Kroeger became engaged to Canadian singer Avril Lavigne in 2012.[1] The couple married in 2013 and separated in 2015.

Nickelback consists of four band members. Chad Kroeger (vocals, lead guitar), Mike Kroeger (bass guitar), Ryan Peake (rhythm guitar) and Daniel Adair (drums).


  1. "Avril Lavigne Engaged to Nickelback's Chad Kroeger".