How much is Marilyn Manson worth? $25 Million
How did Marilyn Manson earn his money and wealth?
Brian Hugh Warner, popular as Marilyn Manson was born in 1969. He is a versatile artist who is a singer, writer, composer, musician, actor, author, and a former music journalist. Actually, during his under graduation, he has studied Journalism only from Boward College in Florida. This transformed his interest and he got an opportunity to meet artists such as My Life With the Thrill Kill Cut and Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails while he was writing for Lifestyle Magazine 25th Parallel.
Embarking on a musical journey, Marilyn Manson displayed his entrepreneurial skills too. He met Scott Petusky in 1989 who was a guitarist and formed a band called Marilyn Manson and Spooky Kids. They clubbed with a bassist and together performed locally. They received lots of appreciation and was brought to limelight by the DJ who propagated their music. Later in 1992, the name of the group came to be known as Marilyn Manson only.
His success dates back to the 1990’s when he created albums called Antichrist Superstar and Mechanical Animals. Through these hits he became popular as a negative impact on the youth as the albums had some controversial preaching; nevertheless, he gained popularity worldwide. Although he had to appear before the congregation to justify the reason of keeping the lyrics violent, his three albums of the band have been deemed Platinum and three more acquired Gold Status. This remarks a huge love for his work among the people. Hit Parader ranked his band at 44th position in the ‘Top heavy Metal Vocalist’ category. He along with his band has also been nominated four times for the Grammy Award. In the early 2000’s till quite late, he released three more studio albums, 5th, 6th and 7th respectively. These three were titled ‘The Golden Age of Grotesque’, ‘Eat me Drink Me’, and ‘The High End of Low’.
Gradually, an entrepreneur at heart, Manson tried his hands at other traits that he had. he branched out to direct and act. He directed a short film called Doppelherz and acted in David Lynch’s Lost Highway. This marked an entry to many cameos and small roles for Manson. In 2010, he launched his 8th album called Born Villian and then his next one in 2015 called ‘The Pale Emperor’.
Apart from music, he also painted a series of 20 paintings and displayed them in Vienna under a title ‘Genealogies of Pain’, in collaboration with Lynch.
What are the highest selling music albums of Marilyn Manson?
- Mechanical Animals (1998)
- The Golden Age of Grotesque (2003)
- Heaven Upside Down (2017)
- Antichrist Superstar (1996)
- The High End of Low (2009)
- The Pale Emperor (2015)
- Eat me, Drink Me (2007)
- Lest we forget: the Best of (2004)
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