Chris Isaak

American rock musician

Chris Isaak (born June 26, 1956)[1] is an American rock musician and actor. He is known for his 1950s rock and roll style. His songs are usually about love, loss and heartbreak. His has been singing for four decades. He has had twelve studio albums.

Chris Isaak
Isaak in 2014
Isaak in 2014
Background information
Birth nameChristopher Joseph Isaak
Born (1956-06-26) June 26, 1956 (age 67)
Stockton, California, U.S.
GenresRock and roll, rockabilly, roots rock, surf rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician, actor, talk show host
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, bass guitar
Years active1978-present
LabelsWarner Bros. Records

In 1990, his song "Wicked Game" was released. It became a Top 10 hit in 1991.[2]

Isaak was born in Stockton, California.


  1. "Chris Isaak". Bio. Archived from the original on April 4, 2019. Retrieved Feb 12, 2016.
  2. "Chris Isaak". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on June 19, 2016. Retrieved Feb 12, 2016.