Shannon Hoon

Shannon Hoon bio

Birth Name: Richard Shannon Hoon

Occupation: Rock Singer

Place Of Birth: Lafayette

Date Of Birth: September 26, 1967

Date Of Death: October 21, 1995

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Shannon Hoon was born on the 26th of September, 1967. He was known for being a Rock Singer. Lead singer of the rock group Blind Melon whose career was cut short by a drug overdose. He has also collaborated with groups like Guns N’ Roses.

Shannon Hoon was born in Lafayette. Rebelling against the glam rock scene in 1990s Los Angeles, he and his band were inspired by classic rockers Led Zeppelin and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Best known for their single “No Rain,” Blind Melon was a staple on MTV and had their debut album peak at #3 on the Billboard chart.

Shannon Hoon was a Libra and was born in the Generation X.

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Shannon Hoon was born in 1960s. The 1960s were an era of protests. The decade was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon. Discover what happened on this day.

Richard Shannon Hoon is part of the Baby boomers generation. Baby Boomer is the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Shannon’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Shannon Hoon’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Shannon Hoon’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Shannon Hoon kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Shannon Hoon was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Richard Shannon Hoon
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Shannon Hoon was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Shannon Hoon was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Shannon Hoon had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Shannon Hoon’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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