Marilyn Manson

Birth Day January 5th, 1969
Birth Place Canton, Ohio, U.S.
Age 55 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Marilyn Manson Biography

An American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, painter, and writer, Brian Hugh Warner is professionally known as Marilyn Manson. He is well recognized for his controversial stage personality and image as the lead singer of the band of the same name, which he co-founded with guitarist Daisy Berkowitz in 1989 and of which he remains the only constant member. Previously, he worked for the music magazine "25th Parallel" when trying to break into journalism. One of the first incarnations of his group was called Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids. In 1994, he released his debut studio album, "Portrait of an American Family" and he made his theatrical film debut in a minor role in a thriller movie, "Lost Highway" in 1997. He was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance for "mOBSCENE" as well as became known for theatrical concerts and his disturbing, horror-inspired fashion, such as wearing a decorated contact lens in one eye, black leather pants, and heavy stage makeup. Scroll down to read Marilyn's Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Wiki, Age, Family, Personal Life, Spouse, Net Worth, & more.

Famous For

  • Being an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, painter, and writer.
  • For his controversial stage personality and image as the lead singer of the band of the same name.

Marilyn Manson Singing

Source: @billboard

Marilyn Manson Early Life 

On 5th January 1969, Marilyn Manson took birth in Canton, Ohio, U.S. (hometown/birthplace) to father, Barbara Warner Wyer (died 13th May 2014), and mother, Hugh Angus Warner (died 7th July 2017). He was born with the real name or full name of Brian Hugh Warner. Similarly, he is of American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed. He is of English, German, and Irish descent. He has also claimed that his mother, whose family hailed from the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia, had Sioux heritage. He is from the Christianity religion and his race is white. He happily celebrates his birthday on the 5th January of every year and he has celebrated his 52nd birthday as of 2021. His star sign or horoscope is Capricorn as per his birthdate. Besides, Manson studied at the Heritage Christian School from the first grade to the tenth grade. He later got enrolled at the GlenOak High School and graduated in 1987. In 1990, he got admission at the Broward Community College in Fort Lauderdale to pursue a degree in journalism.

Marilyn Manson Career

Music Career

  • Marilyn Manson began his music career forming a rock band, Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids following conversations at the Reunion Room in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1989 with guitarist Scott "Daisy Berkowitz" Putesky.
  • The band drew the attention of Trent Reznor in 1993, who produced their 1994 debut album "Portrait of an American Family" and launched it on his Nothing Records label.
  • Then, the band launched their first EP, "Smells Like Children" in 1995, whereas Manson later wrote the liner notes to the band's album "Humid Teenage Mediocrity" 1992-1996.
  • Also, Manson has appeared as a guest performer on DMX's album "Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood" and on Godhead's 2000 "Years of Human Error" album, however, it was revealed that Manson was to appear on the singer Skylar Grey's album "Invinsible" on the track entitled "Can't Haunt Me" in 2011.
  • After that, he launched his eighth studio album, "Born Villain", in May 2012, and then released his ninth studio album, "The Pale Emperor" on 15th January 2015.
  • He has launched his eleventh studio album, "We Are Chaos" in 2020.

Film and Television Career

  • Marilyn made his film debut in 1997, as an actor in David Lynch's "Lost Highway" as well as he starred in numerous minor roles and cameos, including "Party Monster"; then-girlfriend Rose McGowan's 1999 film "Jawbreaker"; Asia Argento's 2004 film "The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things"; "Rise"; "The Hire": "Beat The Devil".
  • As well, he was seen in animated form in "Clone High" whereas he had been working on his directorial debut, "Phantasmagoria: The Visions of Lewis Carroll", a project that has been in development hell since 2004.
  • Later, he starred as supremacist Ron Tully in the final season of the TV series "Sons of Anarchy" though it was announced in January 2016 that Manson would be joining the cast for season 3 of WGN's "Salem".
  • He also guests star on the HBO television series "The New Pope" in 2020.
  • Additionally, he can also be seen as Johan Wengren in "American Gods" 2021.

Art Career

  • Marilyn Manson stated in a 2004 interview with "i-D magazine" to have begun his career as a watercolor painter in 1999, however on 13th to 14th September 2002, his first show, The Golden Age of Grotesque, was held at the Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions Centre.
  • He held a second exhibition on the first night in Paris and the second in Berlin on 14th to 15th September 2004 as the show was named 'Trismegistus' which was also the title of the centerpiece of the exhibit.
  • As well, celebritarian corporation is also the namesake of an art gallery owned by him, called the "Celebritarian Corporation Gallery of Fine Art" in Los Angeles for which his third exhibition was the inaugural show. 

Video games Career

  • Marilyn also has made an appearance as Edgar in the video game "Area 51" whereas, his song "Cruci-Fiction in Space" is featured in a commercial for the video game, "The Darkness".
  • His song "The Beautiful People" was featured in "WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth", "KickBeat" and "Brutal Legend" as well as the song "Arma-goddamn-motherfuckin-geddon" is also featured in "Saints Row: The Third". 
  • Also, his music video to the song "Personal Jesus" was used in some parts of the "Buzz!" game series.
  • Recently, actor Amber Heard on Thursday weighed in on the mounting sexual assault and domestic violence allegations against rocker Marilyn Manson, appearing to criticize the entertainment industry for turning a blind eye to the alleged abuse. 
  • "And yet, no one sees the trend here?" Heard wrote in the tweet. "Everyone wants to tag a Bathroom wall, no one wants to understand the writing. Evan & I aren't the 1st to raise our hands. Are you done ignoring it?"

Abuse allegations

  • On 1st February 2021, former partner and fiancee Evan Rachel Wood accused Manson of abuse. Writing on Instagram, in a statement that was publicized by Vanity Fair before being made public, she said in part, "he started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years."
  • Three other women made sexual assault allegations against Manson following Wood's accusations as well, an additional seven women made claims ranging from verbal, psychological, and physical intimidation while claiming Manson to be racist, antisemitic, and a white supremacist. One of these women also claimed Manson boasted of having the pets of former lovers killed.
  • Manson was dropped by distributing record label Loma Vista Recordings the same day. He was not signed directly to the label; he instead owns the rights to his last three albums and licensed them to the label.

Marilyn Manson slammed the allegations against him after Evan Rachel Wood accused him of sex abuse


Marilyn Manson  Books

  • "The Long Hard Road Out of Hell". New York: HarperCollins division ReganBooks, 1998
  • "Holy Wood". New York: HarperCollins division ReganBooks, Unreleased.
  • "Campaign". Calabasas: Grassy Slope Incorporated, 2011
  • "Genealogies of Pain". Nuremberg: Verlag fur moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2011

Marilyn Manson Awards and Achievements

  • MTV Video Music Awards for Best Cinematography in a Video
  • Kerrang Awards for Lifetime achievement award

Marilyn Manson Personal Life

Concerning Marilyn Manson's private life, he is a married guy. He was engaged to actress Rose McGowan from February 1999 to January 2001 but, McGowan later ended their engagement, citing "lifestyle differences". Then, Manson and burlesque dancer, model, and costume designer Dita Von Teese became a couple in 2001, whereas Manson proposed on 22nd March 2004, and they were married in a private. Later,  Von Teese filed for divorce due to "irreconcilable differences" on 30th December 2006 as a judgment of divorce was entered in Los Angeles Superior Court on 27th December 2007. His relationship with actress, model, and musician Evan Rachel Wood was made public in 2007, but they reportedly maintained an on-again, off-again relationship for several years. Manson proposed to Wood during a Paris stage performance in January 2010, but the couple broke off the engagement later that year. Again, in the March 2012 issue of "Revolver" magazine, American photographer Lindsay Usich was referred to as Manson's girlfriend. She is credited as the photo source for the cover art of Manson's 2012 album, "Born Villain". It was later confirmed that the two were romantically involved. Manson told Beat magazine in February 2015 that he is "newly single". He revealed in an interview with Nicolas Cage in October 2020 that he was married in a private ceremony during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the person he married was revealed to be Lindsay Usich after Usich changed her social media name to "Lindsay Elizabeth Warner". Marilyn's sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.

Marilyn Manson with his current wife Lindsay Usich


Moreover, Manson, who is the godfather of Johnny Depp's daughter, does not have his own children. He told The Guardian in 2015 that he is terrified about the prospect of having a girl child. "I'm the godfather to Johnny Depp's daughter. He's my best friend, and I gave her her first set of high heels. Unfortunately, she was in diapers when I gave them to her. It was awkward when I saw her 14 years later, and Johnny's like, 'Hey, this is Uncle Manson. He gave you your first pair of high heels and changed your diaper.' That sounds really bad. But it was amazing."

Marilyn Manson Net Worth 

Marilyn Manson is a versatile and famous American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, painter, as well as a writer who has gained a fine amount of money from his career. His net worth is around $10 million as of 2021 and, he has also a considerable amount of salary which has not been exactly disclosed yet. Manson's major source of income is from his singing, record producing, and acting career. In addition, in September 1996, former bassist Gidget Gein negotiated a settlement with Manson where he would receive US$17,500 and 20 percent of any royalties paid for recordings and for any songs he had a hand in writing and his share of any other royalties or fees the group earned while he was a member and he could market himself as a former member of Marilyn Manson. 

Marilyn Manson Body Measurement 

The height of a handsome and adaptable singer, actor, is around 6 ft 1 in or 185 cm whereas his body weight is around 82 kg or 181 lbs. He's often wearing black eyeliner, wearing heavy makeup, bizarre dressing style, weird and over the top music videos, have attracted a lot of people towards him. With the advancing age, Marilyn Manson has realized the importance of exercise and has started hitting the gym fairly often. He usually spends 10 minutes on the treadmill and then works on his arms and legs. He prefers using machines for his workouts and certainly isn't a fan of lifting free weights. Marilyn has black hair and hazel eyes color and his body build type is average.

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