Ezra Michael Koenig is an American musician, singer-songwriter, television producer, record producer, radio personality, and screenwriter. He is best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and lyricist of indie rock band Vampire Weekend. Additionally, Koenig is the creator of the Netflix animated comedy series Neo Yokio and also hosts the Apple Music radio talk show Time Crisis with Ezra Koenig. Time Crisis is airing its fourth season, as of 2019. Over his career Koenig has received many accolades for his efforts including 5 Grammy Award nominations for his work with Vampire Weekend in 2010, 2013 and 2019, with wins in 2013 and 2019 for Best Alternative Music Album. He was also nominated in 2016 for his production work on Beyoncé's album Lemonade.
|Born:||Ezra Michael Koenig, April 8, 1984, New York City, U.S.|
|Residence:||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Columbia University|
|Occupation:||Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, television writer, radio host|
|Home town:||Glen Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Partner(s):||Rashida Jones (2015–present)|
|Website:||Ezra Koenig's Official site|
|Twitter:||Ezra Koenig's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Ezra Koenig's Instagram profile|
|IMDb:||Ezra Koenig's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Ezra Koenig's Spotify|
About Ezra Koenig
Lead vocalist, guitarist, and main songwriter for the the New York-based band Vampire Weekend, a band that became known for the hits "A-Punk," "Cousins," and "Diane Young."
He founded Vampire Weekend in 2006. He has also been involved with the hip hop group L'Homme Run.
He and Vampire Weekend recorded their third album, Modern Vampires of the City, in 2013.
He was raised in Northern New Jersey with his sister Emma Koenig. He began dating actress Rashida Jones in 2017. They secretly welcomed their first child, a son named Isaiah Jones, in August of 2018.
He has covered Paul Simon 's song "Papa Hobo."
Information related to Ezra Koenig
- Vampire Weekend members
- Educators from New Jersey
- Independent Music Awards winners
- Jewish rock musicians
- American indie rock musicians