Krist Novoselic

American rock musician (born 1965)

Krist Anthony Novoselic (born May 16, 1965) is an American rock musician. He is most famous for being the bass player for the grunge band Nirvana with Kurt Cobain and Dave Grohl.[1] When Cobain died in 1994, Nirvana broke up. Grohl moved on to form the band Foo Fighters, and Novoselic has been mostly involved in politics.[2] He was also the bassist for the American punk band Flipper between 2006 and 2009. Novoselic was born in Compton, California. He was raised in San Pedro, Los Angeles.

Krist Novoselic
Background information
Birth nameKrist Anthony Novoselic
Born (1965-05-16) May 16, 1965 (age 59)
Compton, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)Musician, politician, author, movie director
InstrumentsBass guitar, guitar, vocals


  1. "Nirvana | Music | The Guardian". the Guardian. Retrieved 2021-11-12.
  2. "The Krist Novoselic Dedication Page -". Archived from the original on 2021-11-12. Retrieved 2021-11-12.