Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea quietly arrives in Sydney

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea quietly arrives in Sydney before going clothes shopping in Paddington with wife Melody Ehsani


Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has been spotted in Sydney after being quietly flown in from his home in Malibu, California.

The Melbourne-born rocker, 59, was pictured Saturday in a clothing store in Paddington with his wife, streetwear wife Melody Ehsani, 41.

The shop in question, Double Rainbouu, posted a photo on Instagram of the couple in matching cartoon pants in the changing rooms.

Flea Returns Down Under: Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has been spotted in Sydney after being quietly flown in from his home in Malibu, California. The Melbourne-born rocker, 59, was pictured Saturday in a clothing store in Paddington with his designer wife Melody Ehsani, 41

Flea + Melody came into the shop to say hello. Wearing new Drop 3 Just Like Heaven!’ the store captioned the image.

It’s unclear if Flea’s daughter from a previous relationship, 16-year-old Sunny Bebop Balzary, will join the couple on their journey.

It is also not yet known whether Flea (real name Michael Peter Balzary) or his wife are employed in Australia, or whether the family is simply on holiday Down Under.

Daily Mail Australia has reached out to a Flea representative for comment.

Rockstar status: Flea is a founding member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers along with singer Anthony Kiedis.  RHCP is one of the best-selling bands of all time, having sold more than 80 million records since their formation in Los Angeles in 1983.

Rockstar status: Flea is a founding member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers along with singer Anthony Kiedis. RHCP is one of the best-selling bands of all time, having sold more than 80 million records since their formation in Los Angeles in 1983.

On Tuesday morning, the slap bass maestro was also spotted strolling through Sydney’s Bronte Beach with two male friends.

Flea was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1962 and his family moved to New York when he was four years old.

After his parents’ divorce in 1971, Flea’s father returned to Australia. Flea later joined him and completed three years of school in Canberra.

Just visiting?  It's also not yet known if Flea or his wife are working in Australia, or if the family is simply on holiday Down Under.  Pictured on November 14 in Los Angeles

Just visiting? It’s also not yet known if Flea or his wife are working in Australia, or if the family is simply on holiday Down Under. Pictured on November 14 in Los Angeles

Flea now lives in Malibu and is said to have recently purchased a $7.5 million (AU$10.65 million) architectural gazebo in the exclusive Malibu Colony, after marrying Melody in 2019.

Flea is one of the founders of the Red Hot Chili Peppers along with singer Anthony Kiedis.

RHCP is one of the best-selling bands of all time, having sold more than 80 million records since their formation in Los Angeles in 1983.

They last toured Australia in 2019. Their next worldwide tour kicks off in Spain in June.

They still have it!  The band last toured Australia in 2019. Their next worldwide tour kicks off in Spain in June.  Pictured: Flea and singer Anthony Kiedis in February 2019

They still have it! The band last toured Australia in 2019. Their next worldwide tour kicks off in Spain in June. Pictured: Flea and singer Anthony Kiedis in February 2019

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