|Real Name/Full Name||Eric Doyle Mensinger|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Eric Singer|
|Birth Place:||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||12 May 1958|
|Age/How Old:||63 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Johnny Mensinger
Mother – N/A
|School:||Euclid High School|
|Net Worth:||$18 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Eric Singer is a celebrated American musician who is famous for his heavy metal and hard rock type of music. He is also famous as a member of the band Kiss, where he portrayed The Catman. During his career which started in the early 80s, he has appeared in more than 11 EPs and over 75 albums. He has also performed with different artists like Gary Moore, Alice Cooper, Brian May among many others.
Well, how well do you know about Eric Singer? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Eric Singer’s net worth in 2021, 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 Eric Singer to date.
Biography and Early Life
He was born Eric Doyle Mesinger to a German Jewish father Jonny Mesinger, who was also a bandleader. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on 12 May 1958 and he grew up there. Due to his father’s profession, he also started playing drums at a very early age and some of the drummers who inspired him included Bill Ward, John Bonham, and others. Before becoming a professional drummer he was employed at King Musical Instruments.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Eric Singer in 2021, and what is his height and weight? Well, Eric Singer’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2021 having been born on 12 May 1958. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.
Eric attended Euclid High School after which he decided to pursue a career in music. He did not attend any college but instead started working at King Musical Instrument.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Not much is known about the personal life of Singer because he is a very secretive person. He is not married, and he also has no kids. There were rumors of him being secretly married sometimes back, but it all turned out to be speculations. He never wants to talk about this issue, but there are rumors he has been in romantic relationships with different girlfriends.
Is Eric Singer Gay?
The fact that he is not married at his age, and he has never revealed his girlfriend creates enough room for rumors to mill out of him being gay. However, he is not gay as he has been in various relationships in the past with different girlfriends.
Eric first got a job as a drummer for the Cleveland based band Beau-Coup. In 1984, he was approached by Lita Ford to be her touring drummer and this greatly put him in the spotlight. He joined Black Sabbath in 1985, and he contributed to the band recording of the albums The Eternal Idol and Seventh Star.
He joined Kiss as a drummer in 1991, and he made a debut in their album Revenge. He toured with the band for five years after which he started touring with Brian May who was a guitarist FOR Queen. He rejoined Kiss in 2001 where he debuted as “The Catman”. He stayed for only one year and then left after the original Catman, Criss rejoined the band.
In 2004, Singer made a comeback into the band after Criss’s contract was not renewed and since then he has been the official drummer of the band. The band’s first studio album after the new line-up was titled Sonic Boom, where Singer and Tommy Thayer who was the lead guitarist played and sang. They released another album Monster in 2012.
Apart from being the official drummer of Kiss, Singer has had several other musical projects which have greatly promoted his career. He performed with Alice Cooper and he has been featured in the albums Along Came a Spider, Brutal Planet, and The Eyes of Alice Cooper. He left the band in 2008 to focus on his project Eric Singer Project (ESP).
Through ESP, he has performed occasionally and also recorded alongside Bruce Kulick, John Corabi, and Motley Crue. They recorded Lost and Spaced, and a live album in Japan among others. He starred on the album Freak Out by Chris Catena in 2004. He is also currently a drummer for Soul Station, which is a side project for Paul Stanley.
Eric has been a drummer since 1984 and during all that time he has never won an award or nomination. He has, however, achieved a lot in his career because he has been in more than 75 albums as well as 11 EPs to date.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Eric Singer in 2021
As of 2021, The total net worth that Eric has accumulated over the years currently stands at $18 million. He has made this wealth as a professional drummer who is a member of Kiss. He has also made an impressive income from working with several other top artists and bands throughout his career.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Eric Singer was the drummer on the album 10×10 by Ronnie Montrose in 2017.
- In 2008 the original “Catman” Peter Criss stated that Singer was a great drummer, but he was still upset about him using his image as The Catman.
- The singer made an appearance in the 1989 film titled Shocker. He played the role of a fictional rock band member.
- He was elected as a jury member of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) in 2015.
- The singer has a series of signature drums and drumsticks by Zildjian and Pearl. Throughout his career, he has used Pearl drums and Zildjian drumsticks.
Eric Singer is one of the most famous drummers we have in the world today. He had a passion for music, and he started playing them at the age of ten, possibly wanting to follow in the footsteps of his father who was a big band leader. Over the years he has been able to achieve a lot as a drummer and earned a top spot in the list of the greatest drummers of all time.