Weird Al Yankovic is the son of Nick Yankovic his father and Mary Yankovic his mother. Yankovic parents were known to have gotten married in 1949. His father was of Yugoslavian descent and had moved to California after serving in ‘World War II.’ His mother was half Italian and half English. His parents passed away from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning on April 9, 2004.
Alfred Matthew “Weird Al” Yankovic is popularly known as an American singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, actor, and author. He is best known for creating comedy songs that make light of pop culture and often parody specific songs by contemporary musicians.
Did Weird Al play Live Aid with Queen?
Yes, Yankovic stated in an interview, “I really did play Live Aid with Queen and I blew them off the freaking stage.” In addition to releasing his albums, Yankovic also created, directed, and acted in the 1989 movie UHF and the Weird Al Show on television in 1997. The Compleat Al in 1985 and Weird: The Al Yankovic Story are two parody movies he made in his own life in 2022.
In addition to appearing in Al TV specials on MTV, he has voiced characters in other television shows and online video productions. The children’s books When I Grow Up in 2011 and My New Teacher and Me! in 2013 are among his other works.
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