Duff McKagan Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Duff McKagan Quick Info
Height6 ft 3 in
Weight75 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 5, 1964
Zodiac SignAquarius
SpouseSusan Holmes-McKagan

Duff McKagan is an American musician, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, columnist, and actor who is best known for being the bassist of the renowned hard rock band, Guns N’ Roses. Apart from that, he formed the supergroup, Neurotic Outsiders in 1995 and has also released a couple of solo projects. Moreover, Duff McKagan enjoys more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter, more than a million followers on Instagram, and more than 500k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Michael Andrew McKagan

Nick Name

Duff “Rose” McKagan

Duff McKagan as seen while performing on the Alternastage of Rock im Park Festival 2014
Duff McKagan as seen while performing on the Alternastage of Rock im Park Festival 2014 (Antje Naumann (AllSystemsRed) / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Seattle, King County, Washington, United States

Residence

Seattle, King County, Washington, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Duff McKagan studied at Roosevelt High School as an honors student but dropped out in the 10th grade. Later, in 1994, he attended Santa Monica Community College and took up a finance course.

Occupation

Musician, Songwriter, Record Producer, Multi-Instrumentalist, Columnist, Investment Advisor, Author, Actor

Family

  • Father – Elmer Lucius “Mac” McKagan, Jr.
  • Mother – Marie Alice (Harrington)
  • Siblings – Bruce McKagan (Older Brother). Duff also has 6 other older siblings.
  • Others – Elmer Lucius McKagan, Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Russell Flournoy (Paternal Grandmother), John Valentine Harrington (Maternal Grandfather), Elizabeth M. Van Snyders (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Duff McKagan is managed by Brian Klein.

Duff McKagan (Right) as seen while performing along with Axl Rose during the Not in This Lifetime... Tour in 2017
Duff McKagan (Right) as seen while performing along with Axl Rose during the Not in This Lifetime… Tour in 2017 (Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Genre

Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal

Instruments

Bass Guitar, Vocals, Guitar, Drums

Labels

UZI Suicide, Geffen Records, RCA Records, Maverick, Sub Pop, Century Media Records, Armoury

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Duff McKagan has dated –

  1. Michelle Dupont
  2. Taimie Hannum
  3. Katharina Kerekgyarto (1984-1986)
  4. Amanda Brix (1988-1990) – Duff McKagan and Amanda Brix, singer of the punk rock band the Lame Flames, married on May 28, 1988, but their marriage soon started falling apart and they divorced on April 1, 1990.
  5. Kim Anderson (1990-1991)
  6. Claire Stansfield (1991)
  7. Linda Johnson (1992-1995) – In September 1992, he got married for the 2nd time to Linda Johnson but the duo later got divorced in September 1995.
  8. Susan Holmes-McKagan (1999-Present) – Duff married model, television personality, and fashion designer, Susan Holmes, on August 28, 1999, and they parent 2 daughters, namely, Grace “Grave” Elizabeth (born August 27, 1997) and Mae Marie (born July 14, 2000).

Race / Ethnicity

White

Duff McKagan is of Irish, English, German, Scottish, Dutch, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, French, Welsh, and Swiss-French descent.

Duff McKagan as seen in West Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, United States in March 2012
Duff McKagan as seen in West Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, United States in March 2012 (Glenn Francis (Toglenn) / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Lean frame
  • Tattooed body
Duff McKagan (Left) and Slash performing in 2018
Duff McKagan (Left) and Slash performing in 2018 (Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Duff McKagan Facts

  1. As a member of Guns N’ Roses, he has worked alongside distinguished artists like Axl Rose, Slash, Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer, and Melissa Reese.
  2. In 1997, Duff McKagan left Guns N’ Roses but later rejoined the band in 2016.
  3. He plays the guitar and bass with the right hand but is left-handed.
  4. He is a big fan of Girls Aloud, an English-Irish pop girl group.
  5. Duff McKagan credits English bassist and vocalist, Sid Vicious, as his biggest influence.
  6. He has also been involved in martial arts.
  7. He had a near-death experience on May 10, 1994, when his pancreas exploded due to his prolonged alcohol and drug abuse. However, he has been sober ever since.
  8. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, 2012.

Featured Image by Antje Naumann (AllSystemsRed) / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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