A music legend who is known for his habit of peeing on his audience and wearing a white-painted face alongside a red lipstick, Marilyn Manson has created a world of his own. He is quite strange yet interesting. His audience is basically adolescents who are quite lost with their life and are in dare search for darker secrets. Manson’s lyrics often contain dark secrets about several hellish topics, he considers himself a Satanist. It was with his album, Antichrist Superstar and Mechanical Animals that he was pushed to the limelight. He is best of friends with Johnny Depp and Hunter S. Thompson. Learn more about him below.
Marilyn Manson Biography
The singer is one of the many celebrities whose stage name has taken over their birth name. At birth, he was named Brian Hugh Warner. Well, he coined his stage name, Marilyn Manson from the combination of two popular people in the world, actress Marilyn Monroe and criminal Charles Manson. He was born on a Sunday, January 5, 1969, as an only son to Hugh Angus Warner and Barbara Warner Wyer. Brian is an American with an English, German, and Irish heritage.
Regarding his education, he initially attended Heritage Christain School but later left the school as a result of their unbinding rules pertaining to music. The kids were told to stay clear of music but as we all know, children tend to be attracted to what they are asked to abstain from. So, it was then that Marilyn fell in love with music. He later transferred to GlenOak High school where he finally graduated in 1987. Upon graduation, he proceeded to study journalism at Broward Community College but music stole him away.
He formed his first music band, Marilyn Manson and the Spooky alongside Scott Daisy Berkowitz Putesky in 1989. Subsequently, they rebranded and adopted the name, Marilyn Manson and signed a deal with a record label known as Nothing. With the record label, they released their debut album, Portrait of an American Family. They subsequently released Antichrist Superstar which later made earned a spot on the Billboard 200 chart. Also, on the album, three of their songs were rated as gold while two were certified as platinum.
Together, they have gone ahead to release lots of music gigs including Holy Wood (2000), The Golden Age of Grotesque (2003), Eat Me, Drink Me (2007),The High End of Low (2009), Born Villain (2012), The Pale Emperor (2015), and Heaven Upside Down (2017).
Marilyn has also played as an actor, he made his film debut in the movie, Lost Highway in 1997 and has also gone ahead to appear in several other movies including. Some of his notable movies include Celebrity Deathmatch (1998), Jawbreaker (1999), Clone High (2002), Bowling for Columbine (2002), Party Monster (2003), The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004), Born Villain (2011), Wrong Cops (2013), Californication (2013), Celebrity Ghost Stories, Once Upon a Time (2013) Peter Pan’s shadow, Let Me Make You a Martyr (2016), and Salem (2016 – 2017), etc.
Marilyn Manson’s Net Worth
Having invested his time and creativity in music, Marilyn has made a great impact on the American entertainment industry. Although in the course of his career, he has been faced with lots of criticisms and controversies; it has not in any way affected the spread of his music. He is quite multitalented and has his net worth pegged at $25 million.
Family: Dad, Wife, and Girlfriend
Hugh Angus Warner, Brian father has been his supporter since the inception of his career. He often wears the same custom as his son, cheering him up in every little way he can. Sadly, he passed on July 7, 2017.
For a man like Marilyn Manson, he has dated a host of women in the past. His first publicized relationship was with actress Rose McGowan, the two dated for a long time before they got engaged in February 1999. However, they called it off in January 2001 because of their different beliefs and lifestyle.
The music star also had a relationship with Dita Von Teese, a burlesque dancer, model, and a fashion aficionado. The two became engaged in March 2004 and subsequently got married secretly. After two years of their marriage, the two got a divorce as a result of irreconcilable difference.
Shortly after their divorce, Marilyn found love again with Evan Racheal Wood. The two had a tough relationship but stayed put. They later got engaged in 2010, but like his previous relationships, they called it off later in the same year. Two years after that, records had it that he dated photographer Lindsay Usich. The duo dated from 2012 but called it off in 2015. Marilyn is the godfather of Johnny Depp’s daughter, Lily-Rose Depp.
Most times, we are all subjected to our parent’s religion as children, however, once we are of age, we often make our choice of religion. For Brian, the talented singer started having confusions about religion right from a tender age. His mother attended Episcopal church while his dad was a staunch Roman Catholic.
Growing up, he made his choice of religion and became a Satanist. He is an avid follower of Anton Lavey; a man known to be a priest in the Church of Satan. He also idolizes Aleister Crowley; an English occultist, ceremonial magician, and Friedrich Nietzsche; a German philosopher. In fact, Marilyn Manson is profiled as the highest Satanist in the world who has strong anti-Christian views and social Darwinist leaning.
Height: How Tall is Marilyn Manson?
The music star is quite tall and stands at 6 feet 1 inch. His real face is quite hidden; he oftentimes wears heavy makeup, specifically a red lipstick, heavy eyeliners, and a white painted face. In addition, Manson also has a wonderful physique.