Once crowned as People’s Sexiest Man Alive in 2013, currently owns one of the revolving seats as coach for The Voice, and awarded multiple times with his band Maroon 5, Adam Levine has proven himself to be one of the most multi-talented individuals in the industry.
You might be a fan and wanted to know Adam more. From his support to the LGBT community to phobias to sharks and bees, we counted 10 things that you probably don’t know about favorite band vocalist.
1. Supports the LGBT Community
Maroon 5’s frontman is outspoken on supporting same-sex marriage and right for LGBT people. Adam’s brother, Michael is openly identifies his sexual preference as being gay.
2. Jason Segel and Jake Gyllenhaal are Adam’s childhood friends
How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel and Oscar-nominated Actor Jake Gyllenhaal are friends with Adam since kindergarden, and they are still closed friends until now.
3. Adam’s father is an owner of an LA-based clothing boutique
The founder of retail chain clothing boutique, Fred Levine, is Adam’s father. Maybe, Adam’s got his father’s fashion sense when it comes to picking up his clothes.
4. Adam’s uncle is a journalist and editor
Timothy Noah, Levine’s uncle, is a policy editor at Politico and author of “The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis And What We Can Do About It”.
5. Maroon 5’s vocalist is avid yoga practioner
You need to know that Adam is travelling with his yoga trainer so that he can practice yoga everyday even he is in a world tour.
Here’s Adam Levine being featured in Details Magazine for his love of yoga.
6. Adam used to be a writer assistant
He worked as a writer assistat on the CBS show ‘Judging Amy’ ( The producer of the show Barbara Hall is Adam’s family friend)
7. The 2013 Sexiest Man Alive is ambidextrous.
Ambidextrous is a person that can use both right and left hands. Adam is one of them, he use his left hand when writing while his right hand use it on playing guitar.
8. Adam is diagnosed with ADHD
Maroon 5’s front man were first diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) on her early teenage years. He struggled on focusing and completing his songs but he manage to overcome through doctor’s treatment and medication.
9. Levine spend most of his time being nude
Adam loves being nude, is it obvious on Maroon 5’s “This Summer’s Gonna Hurt Like a Motherf****r”, “Animals” and other music videos of Maroon 5. Someone told to Adam that it is inappropriate to be as naked as him, but still he do it as much as we want it.
10. The debut album of Maroon 5 ‘Songs About Jane’ dedicated to Adam Levine’s ex-girlfriend
All of the songs from Maroon 5’s debut album ‘ Song of Jane’ were written or co-written by Levine while he was living in New York. Majority of the lyrics for the album are inspired by past-relationship of Adam to the former fashion writer, Jane Herman. In fact, the band’s hit single ‘This Love’ were written by Adam on the day of their break-up.
11. Adam Levine really loves women
Adam were being linked to several women before he settled down to his gorgeous Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo. The hunk singer thinks that women are the most amazing people in the world and he really loves to sleep with a lot of them. He even called himself a promiscuous kind of guy.
12. Adam is not fan of flying.
When Maroon 5 is on tour, Adam preferred to use bio-diesel powered buses instead of taking an airplane. He said, no one knows how really planes work.
13. Adam Levine is afraid of sharks and bees
There are only two fears that Adam’s has, it was sharks and bees. Maybe, many of us are terrified of the large dangerous marine animal and Maroon 5’s front runner is joining us. Is it terrifying if you encounter swarm of bees with their long proboscis in your backyard.
14. The Beatles inspired Adam in his love of music
There no doubt about this one, many of our new artist were inspired by the most influential rock band of all time ‘The Beatles”. Adam is not an exception of being a fanboy to ‘The Beatles’.
15. Adam’s favorite musicians are Prince and Stevie Wonder.
Adam Levine called Prince and Stevie Wonder as his “Spiritual leader”