Kerry King
Kerry King
Real Name/Full Name Kerry Ray King
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Kerry King
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 3 June 1964
Age/How Old: 59 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father –Unknown
Mother –Unknown
Siblings: Unknown
School: Warren High School in Downey
College: Calvano’s Music in the South Gate
Religion: Atheist
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Ayesha King
Kids/Children Name: Shyanne Kymberlee King
Profession: Musician and songwriter
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Kerry King is a famous US musician, songwriter, and guitarist for the US thrash metal band “Slayer.” He has co-founded a band together with Jeff Hanneman. Across the world, He has produced critically acclaimed creations for music fans together with the band for around four years.

Well, how well do you know about Kerry King? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kerry King’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 Kerry King to date.

Biography and Early Life

Kerry King is known by birth as Kerry Ray King. He was born in Los Angeles, California, on 3rd June 1964. His parents are unknown though his father worked as an inspector for aircraft parts while his mother worked for a telephonic firm. He also has siblings, but there is no information concerning them. His family lives happily in Los Angeles in California. Kerry has an experience drinking in his teenage years where he says he has never used drugs throughout his life.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kerry King in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Kerry King’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 20th May 2024 having been born on 3 June 1964. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


Like any other child, when he was of age, he enrolled in school. He joined Warren High School in Downey, California. After graduating from high school, he went to Calvano’s Music in South Gate to learn about music since he had an interest in guitar from childhood. Kerry wasn’t good in matters of education which was caused by his attraction to girls.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Kerry King With Wife Ayesha King
Kerry King With Wife Ayesha King

About his personal life, Kerry has married twice and divorced from them. With his first wife, he has a daughter Shyanne Kymberlee King. After divorcing them, he is currently married to Ayesha King. When it comes to matters to do with his religion, he is an atheist though he is taught to hate his religion. His songs express anti-religious views and other general views.

He believes that religion is for weak people that they may get through in life independently. Kerry doesn’t believe in the existence of God. He says if he can be given superpowers, he can demolish churches into flames by mere walking over there. Kelly’s personal appearance is k own by many. He has countless tattoos all over his arms and head. He is presently living in Corona, California.

Is Kerry King Gay?

Kerry has a straight sexual orientation. Also, he is a married man to his lovely wife, Ayesha King. Before marrying Ayesha, he had married two wives where his first spouse bored him a daughter. He is happily married to his wife and is not with any intention to separate any day soon.

Professional Career

Kerry started his music career by being a “guitarist.” This helped him get a chance to play for the US metal band “Slayer.” He later set a foundation for his own band after working with the slayer for quite along. He has been live performing numerous times all over the world and has appeared as a guest’ on countless albums like; ‘No sleep ’til Hammersmith,’ ‘Reinventing the Steel’ among many more.

Kerry has gained much success, which is associated with the band. Also, he loves sports, and that makes him wear sports cloth while performing in his albums. In addition, he has assisted in the production of Reign Blood. Kerry is also a passionate snake collector, and he owns a herpetology nursery, namely “Psychotic Exotics,” and a reptile house. Though he tried to stay away from politics, he was embarrassed by Trump’s presidency.

He was also a solo guitar performer on songs like “Fight for Your Right to Party.” Also, he has made various guest presences on “Irresponsible Hate Anthem,” “Little Horn and “Rape of the World Tour.” King contributed as the lead guitarist in Pantera’s song “Goddamn Electric.” In movies, he has done a movie on Brooklyn’s Finest. He has been a member of the SWAT team and played the character of Ethan Hawke.


Recently he has no awards in his name though due to participating in Slayer’s album, he has been featured for numerous presences for other music artists such as; “Rape of the World Tour,” “Soundtracks Little Horn,” Irresponsible Hate Anthem” among others. Above it all, he is a successful man.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kerry King in 2024

Kerry King Net Worth
Kerry King Net Worth

As of 2024, Kerry’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. He has gained his wealth through producing several music albums that have won the hearts of millions of music fans worldwide. He has become successful in life through his music.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Kerry has made several guest appearances with acts like Beastie Boys, Anthrax, Ice- T, and Witchery, among many more.
  • He has a trademark, which is personal appearance and has extensive tattoos all over his arms and head.

As an American musician, we can say he is successful and has achieved much through his career. He has made a lot of fans through being creative and feeding his fans with the best. His success is an inspiration to many musicians and other people worldwide.


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