Who is Axl Rose?
William Bruce Rose Jr alias Alx rose is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. The 58 years old Alx is well known as the lead vocalist of the hard rock band Gun’s N’Roses. Further, Axl has won the heart of people loving rock songs with his high-pitched vocals and overall vocal range. In 2012, Rose was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Guns N’Roses. Besides, Rose also toured with Australian rock band AC/DC in 2016. Moreover, Axl Rose is listed as one of the greatest singers of all time by various media outlets.
Axl has been able to make a separate place in the heart of rock song lovers with his songs. However, many of his fans are unknown about his many personal information. Below, we have provided you with all the information about Axl.
|Birth Name||William Bruce Rose Jr|
|Birthplace||Lafayette, Indiana, the US|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Profession||singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer|
|Parents||William Bruce Sr (Father) and Unknown (Mother)|
|Married/ Husband||Erin Everly (Ex-Wife)|
|Net Worth||$200 Million|
Wiki, Bio, Age, Nationality, Ethnicity & Education
Axl Rose was born as William Bruce Rose Jr on February 6, 1962. By February of 2020, he has successfully completed 58 years of his birth. However, this man has proved that age is just a number. Rose was born in Lafayette, Indiana, the US under the birth sign Aquarius. He was born to parents William Bruce Sr (Father) and his mother’s name is unavailable. His father left when Rose was small. After that, his mother married Stephen Bailey which lead to change Rose’s name as William Bruce Bailey. Besides, Axl was raised up thinking that Stephen was his biological father. At the age of 17, Rose discovered his biological father while going through papers at his parent’s house. After that, he began using Rose as his surname.
Axl’s life wasn’t that easy during his childhood. He was frequently caught by the police and used to spend any time in jail. Moreover, he was charged with public intoxication and battery and was threatened to make his career criminal. After that in 1982, Rose left Indiana and moved to Los Angeles. There he joined a band named Axl and changed his name to W.Axl Rose. Further, he holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He attended Lafayette Jefferson High School. Further, he was also a member of the school chorus.
Axl Rose: Marriage, Spouse, Children & Affairs
The 58 years old, Axl has gone through many things in his personal life. He tied his knot with Erin Everly in 1990. They divorced in 1991 after Erin claimed that Axl had shown up at her house, threatening to kill himself with a gun if she wouldn’t marry him. However, Rose came out of that and started dating model Stephanie Seymour in 1991. Further, they engaged with each other in 1993. But, Rose couldn’t carry on his life with Seymour and broke up later. Both Rose and Seymour spoke about their cause of the breakup. According to Rose, Seymour assaulted him. Similarly, Seymour counter-sued saying, Axl first attacked her and she grabbed him in self-defense.
Rumors and Controversy
While the case of Rose and Seymour was arrested, his ex-wife, Everly was called to testify the case. The result after that shocked everyone. Everly filed her own suit against Axl for assault and sexual battery. Later Axl settled this case out of court.
Axl Rose suffered from a mental problem
Axl was diagnosed as manic-depressive (psychosis) and prescribed lithium. However, he refused to take it saying he believes in homeopathic medicine and past life regression. The cause of his mental problem was he was sexually abused by his biological father at the age of two. As of now, he is physically and mentally fit. Moreover, he has stated that his past-life regression has helped him recover his memories.
Axl Rose: Career and Net Worth
Axl started his career at the age of 20 in 1982 after he moved to LA. Rose was a member of the bands L.A. Guns and Hollywood Rose. Later these two bands merged and formed Guns N’Roses in 1985. On July 21, 1987, their debut studio album, Appetite for Destruction was released. In fact, their album was hit. The album peaked #1 on the Billboard 200 and sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. Some of the famous albums from the bands are Gn’R (1988), Spaghetti Incident? (1993, and Use Your Illusion I & II (1991).
Their band went silent in 1993 due to their ‘Use Your Illusion Tour’. In 2001, Rose appeared after several years. Further, he again toured with his new band-mates to promote their coming album “Chinese Democracy”. On November 23, 2008, they finally released their album. In 2012, Axl was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Gun N’Roses. Further, he became the lead vocalist of AC/DC replacing Brian Johnson in April of 2016.
Axl has collected a huge net worth from his career till now. As of now, he has a net worth of $200 Million. Further, he owns a 4,333 square foot house in Malibu, California. According to the report, he bought the house in 1992 which cost $3.6 Million at that time. Rose earned $20 Million between June 2017 to June 2018 from various endeavors. Apart from this, he also does some odd jobs. He smokes cigarettes for a scientific study at UCLA for $20 per hour.
Height, Weight and Other Body Features
Axl is 58 years old but he has got a very fit body. He is still active and hasn’t retired from his musical career. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall. Further, he has brown hair and eye. Besides, his other body measurements are under review.