Paul Gilbert
Paul Gilbert
Real Name/Full Name Paul Brandon Gilbert
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Paul Gilbert
Birth Place: Carbondale, Illionois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 November 1966
Age/How Old: 57 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 193 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 67 Kg
In Pounds – 147.71 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Maroon
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: Guitar Institute of Technology
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: straight
Marital Status: married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Emi Gilbert (m. 2005), Patricia Patterson (m. 1993–1998)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Marlon Kanzan Gilbert)
Profession: Hard rock and heavy metal guitarist
Net Worth: $5 Millon
Last Updated: June 2024

Paul Gilbert is one of the most renowned guitar artists America can ever find in its country. He is one of the co-founder of the rock band called, Mr. Big. He was also an active part of the creation of the band of a different genre. That band was named, Racer X. He has aided in producing immensely beautiful metallic pieces like ‘Frenzy’, ‘Y.R.O.’, ‘Scarified’, and many more other bands to grow. His presence in these bands and his constant hard work has made him one of the fastest guitar players in the world.

He had also had experiences of rumored comparisons to neo-classical guitarists like Yngwie Malmsteen and Randy Rhodes. They received most of their love from Japan. Gilbert created albums like ‘Mr. Big’,  ‘Bump Ahead’, ‘Lean into It’, ‘Get Over It’ and  ‘Hey Man’ . His albums and other single songs have surely made him earn a lot of fame for himself. Let’s dive deep into the life of this wonderful artist.

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

Biography and Early Life

Paul Brandon Gilbert took birth on November 6, 1966, in Carbondale, Illinois, and was brought up in the small Pittsburgh suburb of Greensburg, Pennsylvania. He had a knack for learning music since he was 5, but he eventually gave up after blabbering some nursery rhymes. Now after reaching the age of 11, he used to try playing guitar but wasn’t able to play metal for his bad playing tricks. He then took guitar lessons to improve himself and by his age of 15, he was already vibing in local clubs with his band ‘Tau Zero’.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Paul Gilbert in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Paul Gilbert’s age is 57 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 6 November 1966. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 193 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 147.71 lbs in Pound and 67kg in Kilograms.


There has not been much news about Paul Gilbert’s education degrees in the media. He has much inclined to the world of music itself, and that has been a very visible observation. We are surely working of finding more information regarding the guitarist’s academic life.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Paul Gilbert With Wife Emi Gilbert 
Paul Gilbert With Wife Emi Gilbert

Gilbert as of now dwells in Portland, Oregon with his subsequent spouse, Emi Gilbert, whom he wedded in 2005. Preceding this, Gilbert was hitched from 1993 to 1998 to Patricia Gilbert (née Patterson). On 24 August 2014 Gilbert’s better half Emi brought forth their child, Marlon Kanzan Gilbert.

Is Paul Gilbert Gay?

Paul Gilbert has not shared much information about his personal life with the media, but we know of his deep emotional involvements with two ladies that had been his wives. We conclude him to be a straight man.

Professional Career

When he was 17, Paul had been famous among the rock band industry. It was primarily due to the way he used to play the instrument. His speed was very fast to match. Paul also had a great knowledge of the rock music genre as he was always wanted to become one of the best guitar players. He soon got the opportunity to be the part of the GiT as an instructor.

After he was a part of the band Mr. Big, he left the group due to some internal issues. He till date refuses to disclose the appropriate reason and continues to appreciate the time he had spent in the band. Soon after parting from the group, he founded a new band called, Racer X. The group had one of the best instrument players in the world. But eventually they all left the band and the band was left with him as the sole member. They had created many wonderful songs and albums, that the world is so fond of.


His name has been listed under   ‘Top 10 Greatest Guitar Shredders of All Time’ in GuitarOne magazine’s and ’50 Fastest Guitarists of All Time’ in Guitar World’s . We hope that he will earn more recognition from the music industry in future.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Paul Gilbert in 2024

Paul Gilbert Net Worth
Paul Gilbert Net Worth

Paul Gilbert was the co-founder of the band named Mr. Big and he earned quite an amount from it, and he was also a part of the band named Racer X. He has started playing music from the age of 5 and has been very successful in the field of music as he has maintained his continued efforts throughout his life. His persistent efforts have allowed Racer X to produce 5 studio albums, and he himself has launched 14 solos and a lot of many guest appearances. This way, he has an approximate net worth of $5 Million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is formerly a tool engineer at a computer industry.
  • Paul was even diagnosed with an acute bout of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Paul Gilbert has been a very interesting figure to talk about, with his rapid skillful improvement in his area of passion, turning it into a livelihood. He has earned himself quite a decent livelihood by his persistent efforts, and we should look up to at him for that.


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