Brad Arnold

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Brad Arnold
Background information
Born (1978-09-27) September 27, 1978 (age 45)
OriginEscatawpa, Mississippi, U.S.
Years active1994–present
Member of3 Doors Down

Bradley Kirk Arnold (born September 27, 1978) is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and drummer (and only remaining original member) of the rock band 3 Doors Down.

Early life[edit]

Arnold grew up in Escatawpa, Mississippi.[1] He wrote the song "Kryptonite" in high school during math class at age 15.[2]


Arnold is a founding member of 3 Doors Down,[1] and was 16 years old at the time of the band's formation.[1] Arnold was initially both a drummer and a singer,[1] before focusing on the latter role around the time guitarist Chris Henderson joined the band.[1]


Personal life[edit]

Arnold is a recovering alcoholic who stopped drinking in 2016.[1] He was married to his first wife Terika Roberts from 2001 to 2007. He married his second wife, Jennifer Sanderford, in 2009.[citation needed] Brad's hobbies include deep sea fishing.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Voket, John (May 12, 2016). "Concert Preview: 3 Doors Down Singer Celebrating Sobriety, New Album, Tour". The Newtown Bee. Archived from the original on June 21, 2019. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  2. ^ Songfacts. "Brad Arnold from 3 Doors Down : Songwriter Interviews". Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "3 Doors Down". Archived from the original on December 4, 2020. Retrieved January 30, 2020.