Formed the band Cavalera Conspiracy with his brother Igor in 2007.
Is the uncredited yelling voice of the Scorpion King (The Rock) in The Mummy Returns (2001)
Brother of Sepultura drummer Igor Cavalera.
Has 4 children with wife Gloria; Zyon, Igor, Richie, and Roxanne.
The name Soulfly came from a Deftones song.