Synyster Gates
Synyster Gates
Real Name/Full Name Brian Elwin Haner Jr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Synyster Gates
Birth Place: Long Beach, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 July 1981
Age/How Old: 42 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 81 Kg
In Pounds – 179 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Brian Elwin Haner
Mother – Jan Gera
Siblings: McKenna Haner, Brent Haner.
School: Ocean View High School
College: Musicians Institute
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Michelle DiBenedetto (m. 2010)
Kids/Children Name: Nicolangelo and Monroe
Profession: Musician, songwriter, guitarist
Net Worth: $18 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Synyster Gates, aka Syn, is a prominent musician and guitarist in the American music industry. He has recognized ass the ‘lead guitarist and backup vocalist for the ensemble ‘Avenged Sevenfold.’ He stands in the 87th rank out of 100 top musicians in the world. ‘Total Guitar’ voted him as the ‘Best metal guitarist in the world’ consecutively for two years (2016, 2017).

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

Biography and Early Life 

Brian Elwin Haner Jr., otherwise known as Synyster Gates, was born on July 7, in the year 1981. His father, Brian, was also a musician. His mother was a homemaker. He was born in Long Islands, The United States. He is an American by birth. He liked music since he was a child. He probably saw his dad play in a rock band.

He used to sing in rock bands, as well as jazz and contemporary music. Sources reveal that his ancestors are of Spain and German.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Synyster Gates in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Synyster Gates’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 25th June 2024 having been born on 7 July 1981. Though, he is 5′10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 179 lbs in Pound and 81kg in Kilograms.


He studied in a local school named ‘Ocean View High School.’ He then joined the ‘Musicians Institute in Los Angeles’ to follow his passion for music. He was a part of its ‘Guitar Institute.’ He learned ‘jazz and classical guitar.’ His shift to LA made him financially week. But he became stable when he joined a rock band and started performing.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Synyster Gates With Michelle DiBenedetto
Synyster Gates With Michelle DiBenedetto

Synyster is married to ‘Michelle DiBenedetto’. Their marriage turned to ten years in the year 2020. They had their first child in the year 2017. His is named as ‘Nicolangelo “Nicci” Saint James Haner.’ And in the year 2019, their daughter was born; they named her ‘Monroe Saint James Haner.’ Michelle has a twin sister, Valary, who got married to another famous American singer, ‘M. Shadows’. It makes Synyster and Shadows’ brothers-in-law’.

Is Synyster Gates Gay?

No, Synyster Gates is straight and is not a gay. He is married to his beautiful wife, ‘Michelle DiBenedetto.’ He has two perfectly healthy children as of now. His son was born in 2017, and his daughter in 2019.

Professional Career

His career began with the ‘Avenged Sevenfold’ band. His feature album was of his name, which is ‘Synyster Gates.’ His fans are always impressed by his physical appearances. He was voted as ‘Sexiest Male in 2008’. He made his fans go crazy by ‘finger-twisting licks, acrobatic sweeps, devilish chromatics, and towering dual harmonies in his performances. One of the fastest guitarists, Gates was also famous for ‘Snappiest Dresser.’ The Rev was ‘Gates’ best friend and a colleague. They both experimented with a band called ‘Pinkly Smooth’ in the year 2001. But it stopped after Rev died.


He won his first award in the year 2006. He was named as the ‘guitarist of the year by “Total Guitar Magazine.” ‘ He is one of the thirty greatest rafters of all time. He impressed his fans by having many tattoos on his body and by maintaining a strong personality. He has amazing music skills. The ‘Readers Poll’ voted him the third-best musician in the year 2010.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Synyster Gates in 2024

Synyster Gates Net Worth
Synyster Gates Net Worth

As of 2024, The net worth of Gates is estimated to be around $18 Million. It might be more than that also. There is not much information about his revenues. He is the lead guitarist of the rock band ‘Avenged Sevenfold.’ Therefore, he is a prominent member of the band. He does not disclose his revenues or assets.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Gates experimented with a metal band and played in ‘Pinkly Smooth.’ By far, the band has only released one album.
  • The death of Gates’s best friend has disturbed him a lot. He lost his aura for some days.
  • His band ‘Avenged Sevenfold’ won the ‘MTV Music Award for Best New Artist in the year 2006.
  • His most popular song with the band includes “Bat Country, Nightmare, and Hail to the King.”

The most enigmatic and charming person in the band of Sevenfold is Synyster Gates. He is the fastest guitarist who has earned a crazy fan base within no time. His dressing sense and his physical appearances look like a cherry on top of the cake. He leads a happy marriage with his wonderful children. However, not much is revealed about his whereabouts. But Synster for sure has made some necessary changes in his life, which ultimately resulted in his career as a successful musician.


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