Real Name/Full Name Brian Patrick Carroll
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Buckethead
Birth Place: Pomona, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 May 1969
Age/How Old: 55 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Tom Carroll
Mother – Nancy Carroll
Siblings: Lynn Carroll, Lori Carroll, John Carroll and Carroll
School: NA
College: NA
Religion: NA
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: NA
Girlfriend: NA
Wife/Spouse Name: NA
Kids/Children Name: NA
Profession: Musicians, Songwriter and Multi-Instrumentalist
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Brian Patrick Carroll, aka Buckethead, is a famous musician and singer known for his innovative style while performing.  The singer worked with several genres of music. The singer in his career released five DVD’s, four special releases, and one EP.

The musicians have a unique style of wearing a white mask on the face and a bucket on their heads. He can play instruments named bass guitar, banjo, keyboards, ukulele, organ, violin, clarinet, saxophone, recorded, drums, and many more. Buckethead did the majority of the tour as a single.

Still, collaborate with high profile artists like Les Claypool, Tony Williams, Boosty Collins, Bernie Worrell, Iggy Pop, Serj Tanking, Gun N’ Roses, Saul William, Viggo Mike Patton.  The singer was ranked 8 on the GuitarOne Magazine of the Top 10 Fastest Guitar Shredders of All Time. Brian included in 25 all-time weirdest guitarists and 50 fastest guitarists of all time.

Well, how well do you know about Buckethead? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Buckethead’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Buckethead to date.

Biography and Early Life

On May 13, 1969, the musicians were born in Pomona, California, the United States to Tom and Nancy Carroll. He is the youngest siblings in the family. The father of musicians was Athletic Director in School.

Brian was a timid child, and he spent most of his time reading comics, books and playing with toys. At age 12, the singer starts playing guitar. After moving to Claremont, the singer starts taking private music from a teacher named Max McGuire, Johnny Fortune, Mark Hammond, Pebber Brown, Joey Tafolla, and Paul Gilbert.

The look of the singer is inspired by the horror movie Halloween 4. After the movie, he purchased White Mask, and the concept of the bucket came after he has eaten chicken.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Buckethead in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Buckethead’s age is 55 years old as of today’s date 20th May 2024 having been born on 13 May 1969. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


We did not have details about the education details of the Buckethead.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

The singer did not share his private life with the media. In an interview, he discussed his health problems and his parent’s deaths. The brain also revealed that he is suffering from heart arrhythmia.

Is Buckethead Gay?

We did not know whether Buckethead is gay or straight because he did not share his views regarding his sexual personality with the media. He does not reveal his relationship status.

Professional Career

In 1988, the singer demo was listened by magazine editor Jas Obrecht. He got impresses by the recoding of the Brain songs. Editor advice Buckethead parents to use his talent. After meeting, they became good friends. The singer released two demo tapes named Giant Robot and Bucketheadland Blueprints.

In 1992, Brain released Bucketheadlanb with Avant record label. He forms Supergroup Praxis with Bernie Worrell, Bootsy Collins, and Bryan Mantia. The first album of the band was Transmutation. After one year, he auditioned for Red Hot Chilli Peppers, but Arik Marshall was selected. In 1994, he released the album Dreamatorium with the name Death Cube K.

The singer received fame as lead guitarist for Guns N’ Roses. Patrick recorded the delayed album Chinese Democracy with the band. He appeared in Rock in Rio 3, MTV’s Video Music Awards, and Chinese Democracy Tour. In 2001, the singer released his sixth studio album Somewhere Over the Slaughterhouse. The relationship of Brian with Guns N’ Roses starts getting a little bit erratic. He left Guns N’ Rosse in March 2004.

The musician’s popularity grew very rapidly, and he starts performing in clubs and tours. In 2004, the singer released three studio albums named Island of Lost Minds, Population Override, and The Cuckoo Clocks of Hell. In 2006, the singer-song Jordan was featured on Guitar Hero II. In 2007, the singer released the album DCK. In 2011, Brain left Praxis.

In 2016, the popularity of singers started declining. After four years, the singer returned to touring. The musicians announced the release of his new album Bucketheadland 5-13 10-31. In 2017, the singer started touring in September and October.


In 2004, the singer was nominated for the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for Best Score. Brian was nominated for Fenix Film Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Buckethead in 2024

Buckethead Net Worth
Buckethead Net Worth

As of 2024, The estimated net worth of Buckethead is $10 million. The guitarist has released more than 90 albums in his career. Apart from that, he appeared in 50 more albums by artist. The singer is currently working with Frankenstein Brothers, Viggo Mortensen, and Travis Dickerson. The singer created his fortune from his career as a musicians.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In 2013, the singer managed to release 30 studio albums.
  • Buckethead takes interest in Japanese culture.
  • The singer was appointed as a guitarist by Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses.
  • He also performs a Robot dance.

Patrick released a huge number of albums in his career. Apart from his music, the singer is known for his different looks from other musicians.


  1. Any word on a possible tour any time soon either solo or alongside other musicians? Would be cool to see him with Paul Gilbert ripping people’s faces off with exchanges between them.


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