Sully Erna
Sully Erna
Real Name/Full Name Salvatore Paul Erna Jr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Sully Erna
Birth Place: Lawrence, Massachusetts
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 February 1968
Age/How Old: 56 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 64 Kg
In Pounds – 141 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark brown
Parents Name: Father – Salvatore Erna Sr.
Mother – N/A
Siblings: Carlo and Maria
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Non-religious
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: JoAnna Wortham
Kids/Children Name: Skylar Brooke Erna
Profession: Singer, musician and songwriter
Net Worth: $20 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Not every band that is formed stands the test of time. Some start off powerfully and achieve a lot in the formative years but once they become famous and have a milestone of success, they start fighting each other and eventually end up breaking their unity. One thing that we however need to keep in mind is that some are meant to excel through such bands and groups.

One man that has really excelled in world of music by belonging to a band is Sully Erna. Erna is a great singer, songwriter and musician who is best known as the rhythm guitarist and vocalist for a rock band known a Godsmack. Apart from that, he is a drummer, a percussionist and a harmonica player which he plays on live shows as well as on albums done by the band and for other artists too.

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

Biography and Early Life

Erna’s sun rose on 7th of February in 1968, and he was named Salvatore Paul Erna Jr. on the day of his birth. However, he later shortened it to Sully Erna. He was born in Lawrence in Massachusetts to a family of musicians.

This is because, Erna’s father Salvatore Erna Sr. Played trumpets while his great uncle was famously known as a great composer in Sicily. His father was also from Sicily but there is no information known about his mother including her name and origin. Erna is not the only child in their home as Carlo and Maria.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Sully Erna in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Sully Erna’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024 having been born on 7 February 1968. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 141 lbs in Pound and 64kg in Kilograms.


Erna was introduced to music at a very young age by the time he was tuning three years of age, he could play drums. When he was 11 years old, Sully discovered that listening to music and playing the song was more fun and easier than reading a simple sheet of paper. Due to his high involvement in music, it became very difficult for him to concentrate on education. Therefore, he dropped out of school to concentrate more on practising playing different instruments and rehearsing to records by Motörhead, Aerosmith Rush and Led Zeppelin.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Erna seems to be very secretive when it comes to matters of the heart. This however doesn’t mean that he has not given himself an opportunity of falling in love. Sully Erna fell in love JoAnna Wortham and after dating for some time, they decided to tie the knot. However, there is no information of the time they met and even the year of their marriage. Their marriage has been blessed with a daughter whom they named Skylar Brooke Erna.

Is Sully Erna Gay?

Sully Erna is not a gay. His marriage to his wife Joanna and their daughter is enough to prove he is straight as far as his sexual orientation is concerned.

Professional Career

Sully Erna is not trying to find his standing in the professional world as has already found one. He started being mentored and instructed by Dan Vose at the age of 14 years. In 1993, he managed to sign his first record deal with Strip Mind band. Their debut album as a band was titled What’s In Your Mouth and was a great success with more than 50,000 units.

Unfortunately, Erna didn’t have a good relationship with some of the band members and therefore, they kicked him out. Luckily, this worked for his good as he was embraced by the Godsmack band. He has seen the growth of his career through this band, and he also started a solo career in 2009.


Sully is a successful singer but most of the awards won are as at a group level. Some of these include: Billboard Award, two Boston Music Award in different categories and Metal Edge Readers’ Choice Award among others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Sully Erna in 2024

Sully Erna Net Worth
Sully Erna Net Worth

Sully Erna has had a successful career and this evident in her current net worth of $20 million as of 2024. H has earned all this wealth through her participation in different bands as well as through her solo career.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Early in his career, Sully was a practicing Wiccan and his spiritual stand had great influence to his career. This is because; he has several songs in respect to this including; Realising the Demons and Spiral among others.
  • He later denounced the faith and said that he is not connected with any specific religion. According to Erna, he believes in karma, but religion is an ugly word to him.

Since Sully Erna joined Godsmack, it has been able to release a total of 6 studio albums. These include; The Oracle, Awake, 1000hp and Faceless. He might have felt bad when he was sent packing from Strip Mind, but today he is happy they did.


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