As a dedicated father and a committed musician, Gavin Rossdale speaks candidly about the continuous challenge of juggling his professional life with his role as a father of four.
Rossdale, renowned in his industry and adored by his fans, has openly confessed the hardships in finding equilibrium between his career and parental duties. His children always take precedence, yet the demands of his work, especially the extensive touring schedule, have led him to miss out on significant milestones in their lives.
The Bush frontman shares three sons with ex-wife Gwen Stefani. Their kids, Kingston, 17, Zuma, 15, and Apollo, 9, divide their time between their mother and stepfather, country singer Blake Shelton, in Los Angeles and Oklahoma, and their father in Malibu. Interestingly, Rossdale and Stefani's divergent parenting styles offer their children an array of perspectives to learn from.
But, the struggles persist. An instance that stands out in Rossdale's memory is of him missing his youngest son's starring role in a school play, a casualty of his tour schedule. This reflects the reality of his life, blending the careful balancing act between career and fatherhood.
Adding another layer to his expanding family, Rossdale is also the father of a 34-year-old daughter, Daisy Lowe, who recently welcomed a baby. The musician initially grappled with the title of ‘grandad', a role he felt diminished his stature. Yet, with time, he has embraced the joy of his blossoming family.
Notably, Rossdale has never shied away from the tough conversations about life, parenthood and the sometimes conflicting relationship between the two. His candidness offers a window into his world, seamlessly merging the public image of the rockstar with his private life as a dedicated father.