Eddie Vedder is an American singer-songwriter, known for his roles as guitarist, musician, and singer. Born Edward Louis Severson III on December 23, 1964 , in Chicago , Vedder is a citizen of the United States and has multiple pseudonyms such as Ed Vedder, Jerome Turner, Wes C. Addle, and Jerome230 .
As the vocalist and one of the guitarists of the alternative rock band Pearl Jam, Vedder has gained recognition in the music industry . He has explored various genres throughout his career, including alternative rock , rock music , indie folk , folk rock , and grunge .
Eddie Vedder received his education at San Dieguito Academy and San Diego City College . He is currently based in Seattle .