|Real Name/Full Name||Saul Hudson|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Slash|
|Birth Place:||Hampstead, London, United Kingdom|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||23 July 1965|
|Age/How Old:||56 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds – 160 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Anthony Hudson
Mother – Ola J. Hudson
|School:||Beverly Hills High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Perla Ferrar (m. 2001–2018), Renee Suran (m. 1992–1997)|
|Kids/Children Name:||London Emilio, Cash Anthony|
|Profession:||Musician, Actor, Guitarist|
|Net Worth:||$100 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2021|
Slash, which is the stage name of Saul Hudson, is an American British guitarist and actor who became internationally famous after joining a well-known hard rock band named ‘Guns N’ Roses.’ He is considered one of the greatest guitarists in the world of Rock Music.
Well, how well do you know about Slash? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Slash’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 Slash to date.
Biography and Early Life
The birthplace of Slash is Hampstead, London. His father, Anthony Hudson, was an artist and painter by profession who made album covers for famous musicians. His mother was a black American African descendent who was a fashion designer by profession.
Because of his mother’s profession, Slash grew up mostly with his father and grandparents. At the age of five, he, along with his father, relocated to Los Angeles. His younger brother named Albion Hudson, was born in 1972. His parents divorced two years later. Slash moved in with his mother and grew up with him.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Slash in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Slash’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 1st August 2021 having been born on 23 July 1965. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 160 lbs in Pound and 73kg in Kilograms.
Slash started his schooling by attending Beverly Hill High School. He revealed that he had gone to many schools in an interview and never felt comfortable adopting a formal education style. He went to take guitar classes from Fairfax Music School and started practicing guitar twelve-thirteen hours a day. He never went to college. He got his high school graduation degree from Beverly Hills High School.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Slash got married in 1992. Before that, he has dated several women like Bobbie Brown, Yvonne Simon, Taylor Wayne, Sonia Vassi, Savannah, Christy Canyon, Taimie Hannum, Melissa Fisher, Michelle Young, and others. He got married to Renee Suran, who was a model and actress by profession. They filed for divorce five years after getting hitched.
In 2001, Slash got married for the second time to Perla Ferrar. The couple welcomed their first son London Emilio in 2002. Their second son Cash Anthony was born in 2004. In 2010, the couple started to stay separately. However, they reunited in the same year two months later. Finally, in 2014, thirteen years later after their marriage, the couple divorced.
Is Slash Gay?
Slash has been married twice till now. His second marriage was 13 years long. Besides that, he has dated several women. He has two children with his second wife and has never been heard of getting linked to any men ever. These facts prove him to be straight. It is safe to assume that his sexual orientation is straight.
In 1981, Slash debuted as a guitarist with a band named ‘Tidus Sloan.’ But the band failed to gain commercial success. In 1985, he joined the newly founded band called ‘Guns N’ Roses’ along with Steven Adler. Two years later, they released their first album named Appetite for Destruction.
The album was a huge hit and widely praised. Their song ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ became a no1 single in the U.S From 1989 to 1991, they did continuous world tours and gained more fame. Their second and third albums named ‘Use Your Illusion I’ and ‘Use Your Illusion II,’ were huge successes one more time.
In 1994, Slash formed his own band named Slash’s Snakepit, and till 2002, they did various worldwide tours and released famous albums like ‘It’s Five Alice In Chains’ Mike Inez’ and ‘ Ain’t Life Grand.’ In 2015, Slash reunited with Guns N Roses for a world tour. Slash has also collaborated with famous artists like Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz, Elan.
In 2004, Slash was voted as No 1 Guitarist by ‘Total Guitar’ Magazine. In 2005, Slash was named “Best Guitarist” by Esquire magazine. In 2006, his solo performance in the song called ‘Sweet Child O Mine’ was ranked as No 1 Greatest riffs by Total Guitar. Next year, in 2007, he was titled “Riff Lord” in Golden Gods Awards.
Next year he was ranked as No 21st Guitarist ever. In the same year, he was awarded a star on the Rock Walk Of Fame. In 2010, he became the honoree of Sunset Strip Music. In 2012, Slash was awarded another Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame award as a member of the band named ‘Guns N’ Roses.’
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Slash in 2021
According to 2021, it has been revealed that Slash has an estimated net worth of around $100 million which he has made through his very successful musical career. He has also endorsed famous guitar companies like Gibson. He earns a considerable sum of Royalty money for his albums which have been sold million times.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Slash is a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom.
- Because of continuous drug and alcohol abuse, he was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, and eventually, he stopped abusing drugs.
- He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.
- His first-ever music band was called Tidus Sloan.
- In 2001, he was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy.
Slash is an ultimate inspiration to any guitarist of this generation. Despite his fame and money, he stays down to earth. He is mainly known to the world for being the lead guitarist of the rock band Guns N’ Roses. He donates money to various social causes on a regular basis and lives a simple life, despite being one of the greatest artists of all time.