Considering who slash is what do you think is Slash net worth in 2018? Slash is a musician and a songwriter who hails from London. His fame and prominence is a result of being the lead guitarist in one of the famous hard rock band in the world Guns N’ Roses.
To date, Slash is considered one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time and he is ranked at position 34 and 65 in the list of top 50 Guitarists of All Time and top 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Today we shall have a look at Slash net worth in 2018 and also dig deeper and uncover a few things you probably don’t know about Slash.
Saul Hudson who goes to today by stage name Slash was born in 1965 in Hampstead, London. He is the son of Antony Hudson and Ola Hudson who was an artist and a designer respectively. He formed a music group together with his friend Steven Adler in 1979 and later enrolled to take music classes at Fair Music School where he learnt how to play instruments including guitar.
Slash first marriage was in 1992 with Renee Suran and in 1997, the two separated. In 2001 he wedded, Perla Ferrar where they bore two children, London Emilio (b.2002) and Cash Antony (b.2004). After divorcing his second wife in 2014, he moved in with his former girlfriend, Meegan Hodges.
His professional career kicked off in 1981 after he joined the Tidus Sloan band and later formed his own in 1983 called Road Crew together with his ally Steve Adler. After failing to find a suitable vocalist for their band, he broke the group and joined another called Hollywood Rose which included Izzy Stradlin as the guitarist and Axl Rose as the vocalist. In 1985, Slash joined the Gun N’ Rose band which released its debut album Appetite For Destruction in 1987. It was highly acclaimed and auctioned over 18 million copies in the US and more than 28 million pieces globally. The band also released other albums like GN’R Lies 1988, Use Your Illusion 1 & 2 1991, and The Spaghetti Incident 1993.
Over the years, Slash has formed and joined several bands including the Slash Snakepit which released albums like Its Five O’clock Somewhere 1995 and Ain’t Life Grand 2000. He also joined the Velvet Revolver band, and they launched two albums namely Contraband 2004 and Libertad in 2007. As a solo musician, Slash has collaborated with the likes of Lenny Kravitz and Marta Sanchez where he released albums like Slash 2010, Apocalyptic Love 2012 and World On Fire 2014.
As an actor, some of the films and TV series he has appeared on are The Dead Pool, Tales From The Crypt, Private Parts, among others. In 2013, he formed his production firm called Slasher Films which produced horror movies like Nothing Left To Fear and Talking Dead which he featured in.
On Awards and Achievements, Slash has so far received the Golden Globe Awards 2007, Rock Radio Awards 2012, and Les Paul Awards 2015, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, honored with a star on the Rock Walk of Fame. Some of his achievements include being placed at no. 21 and no. 65 in the category of The 50 Greatest Guitarists Ever and The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time respectively.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Slash net worth is estimated to be $40 million. Slash net worth has been as a result of his career with Guns N’ Roses band where the band is said to have sold more than 100 million records and his solo career. Some of the albums that boosted Slash net worth are Appetite for Destruction 1987 which sold around 30 million copies, G N’ R Lies 5 million copies, Use Your Illusion I which sold over 12 million copies and others. His solo career also boosted Slash net worth career to what it is today.
10 Facts You Need To Know About Slash
For the lovers of Rock then you are probably aware of whom we are talking about since his band Guns N’ Roses is one of the greatest bands of all time. However as a guitarist, not much is known about a person and hence here are a few things you probably don’t know about Slash.
1. Did you know that he possesses over 100 guitars?
2. He has aspired to cut his long curly signature hair one day.
3. He is a committee member of the Little Kids Rock organization which supports the less privileged music students.
4. He adores watching horror films.
5. He has dual citizenship of the United States and the United Kingdom.
6. He likes to read novels.
7. His grandmother is the one who gifted him with his first flamenco guitar.
8. He was an addict to smoking until he got pneumonia.
9. Did you know that he likes elephants?
10. He was brought up by his father and grandparents when he was still a kid.
Slash net worth will probably skyrocket in the upcoming years 2019-2020 considering he is officially back as a member of Guns N’ Roses. We do wish him good health and look forward to new releases from him.