Krist Novoselic was born on May 16, 1965 in Compton, California and grew up in Los Angeles, Croatia and Aberdeen, Washington. He was a founding member of the legendary rock band Nirvana. Krist is active in his local community as President of Grays River Grange. He was Chair of Wahkiakum County Democratic Central Committee, also serving as precinct committee officer and state committee officer, from 2004 to 2009; when he resigned to become a political independent. Krist was Chair of FairVote from 2008 until 2019. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees with the Washington State Historical Society. He is on the executive Board of the Washington Forward Party and also serves on the national Forward board.
Krist earned his B.S. in Social Sciences (2016) from Washington State University.
Krist’s current band is 3rd Secret. He is a pilot and avid gardener.