Scott Ian
Scott Ian
Real Name/Full Name Scott Ian Rosenfeld
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Scott Ian
Birth Place: Queens, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 31 December 1963
Age/How Old: 60 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 166 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 76 Kg
In Pounds – 168 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –Herbert Rosenfeld
Mother –Barbara Rosenfeld
Siblings: Jason Rosenfeld
School: Bayside High School
College: N/A
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Pearl Aday, Marge Ginsburg(div.)
Kids/Children Name: Revel Young Ian
Profession: American musician
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Following his years of experience and practice in music, Scott Ian, is considered one of the talented American guitarists. Scott is recognized for his wild energy on stage and his long beard. This American composer is popularly known for being the founder, additional vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the band Anthrax.

Besides having written almost all of the songs in the group’s albums. Additionally, he is the only remaining original founder of the thrash metal band Anthrax. Scott is also known for being the guitarist and founding member of the crossover thrash Stormtroopers of Death. He is also the rhythm guitarist for the metal band The Damned Things.

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

Biography and Early Life

Scott Ian Rosenfeld was born on 31st December 1963 in Queens, New York, United States to a Jewish family. Scott was born to parents Barbara and Herbert Rosenfeld. Additionally, Scott has a brother named Jason Rosenfeld who was briefly involved with the band Anthrax and has also a half-brother named Sean.

Having witnessed KISS live at Madison Square Garden in 1977, it made quite a huge impression on Scott who has been so vocal about his love for the band. He later appeared on an episode of Gene Simmons Family Jewels.

Scott was also influenced by several British heavy metal bands including Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Motorhead and Judas Priest. Among his musical style of playing and song writing is, fast alternate picking that was influenced to him by the German metal band, Accept.

Additionally, Scott has also confessed that Malcom Young, Rudoff Schenker and Johnny Ramone were among his paramount influencers to pursue rhythm guitar.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Scott Ian in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Scott Ian’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 31 December 1963. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 166 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 168 lbs in Pound and 76 kg in Kilograms.


Scott attended Bayside High School, a public school in Bronx where he met classmates Danny Lilker and Neil Turbin, who would later become his bandmates.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Scott Ian With Wife Pearl Aday
Scott Ian With Wife Pearl Aday

Ian was earlier on married to Marge Ginsburg in the 1980s. However, their marriage was short-lived and the two later on divorced.

In 2011, Ian tied the knot with singer Pearl Aday, adopted daughter of famous singer Meat Loaf. Together, the couple sired one child, named Revel Young Ian.

Ian is a New York Yankees fan and he also enjoys snowboarding. He also plays poker and is an online pro at UltimateBet, he once finished 637th in the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event, bringing with him $21, 365. Ian also has a soft spot for Battlestar Galactica and had posted numerous blogs of this renowned show and even made an appearance for the red carpet series finale. He played guitar in The Plan, a soundtrack made for the movie.

Despite being a hard time rocker, Ian weirdly likes rap and hip hop music as well. He enjoys listening to singers Public Enemy and Run-DMC.

Is Scott Ian Gay?

Scott is straight and has never been gay. He has been married twice and divorced once. This is enough proof of his sexual orientation.

Professional Career

Ian Scott rеlеаѕеd his аlbum Fіѕtful of Меtаl in the year 1984 right after having founded Anthrax, a music band in 1981. The band released its first аlbum, Ѕрrеаdіng the Dіѕеаѕе in 1981. Also, the band also released their third album State of Euphoria, in 1988. Anthrax also rеlеаѕеd Реrѕіѕtеnсе of Тіmе in 1990.

After the band got signed to Elektra Records, they released Sound of White Noise in the year 1993. Additionally, in 2011 the band, Anthrax also released Worship Music. In total, the band has released five live albums, seven compilation albums, six video albums and Eps. Among their most recent studio album is For All Kings that was released in 2016.

Anthrax also have popular singles, among them are; Breathing Lightning, Only, Ball of Confusion, Black Lodge, and The Devil You Know.” The band has also released a lot of music videos, and Ian has contributed to about three of the band’s videos.

Throughout his career, Scott has worked with another popular artist including Public Enemy, Pearl, Brian Posehn, Necro and Apocalypse. Whilst in the band, Stormtroopers of Death, he released albums Speaking English or Die, Live at Budokan, Rise of the Infidels and Bigger than the Devil.


Ian has gained majority of his popularity because of the band Anthrax and he has similarily won the 2012 Classic Rock Roll of Honor Awards whilst in the band. The band has won the Revolver Innovator Awards in the 2016 Revolver Music Award. Moreover, the band was also named the winner of the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in 2016.

The band has been nominated thrice for the Loudwire Music Awards and they also won the 2001 Kerrang Awards. In total, Scott has received six Grammy nominations throughout his career.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Scott Ian in 2024

Scott Ian Net Worth
Scott Ian Net Worth

As of 2024, Scott has an estimated net worth of $10 million. The majority of his wealth comes from releasing albums with bands Anthrax and Stormtroopers of Death. Furthermore, he has also appeared in many television shows like The Metal Show, The Walking Dead and NewsRadio.

Although Ian disassociated from Anthrax several years ago, he will always remain in the hearts of his fans for making them feel better through his music. Having been among the most famous musicians worldwide, he has made quite an impression on television as a multi-talented musician.


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