Eric Singer Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Eric Singer Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight74 kg
Date of BirthMay 12, 1958
Zodiac SignTaurus
Eye ColorBlue

Eric Singer is an American musician and songwriter who is better known as the hard rock and heavy metal drummer of the band Kiss. He also goes by a popular nickname “The Catman” after he outstandingly played the role which was then originally played by Peter Criss. In his list of associated acts, he has worked and performed with several artists including Black Sabbath, Lita Ford, Alice Cooper, Brian May, Gary Moore, Paul Stanley, The Cult, Seventh Wonder, Gilby Clarke, and Warren DeMartini.

Born Name

Eric Doyle Mensinger

Nick Name

Catman

Eric Singer as seen in May 2016
Eric Singer as seen in May 2016 (Eric Singer / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Musician, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Johnny Mensinger

Manager

He is represented by EDM Productions, California, United  States.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Eric Singer as seen in May 2016
Eric Singer as seen in May 2016 (Eric Singer / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Jewish-German ancestry from his father’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Thick Eyebrows
  • Plump Lips
Eric Singer as seen in June 2010
Eric Singer as seen in June 2010 (Alberto Cabello / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Eric Singer Facts

  1. He started playing drums at a very young age.
  2. Growing up, he drew inspirations from several bands such as Humble Pie, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, The Beatles, Queen, and drummers like John Bonham, Keith  Moon, Cozy Powell, Roger Taylor, Bill Ward, and Buddy Rich.
  3. In December 1991, he officially became the drummer of the band Kiss following the death of the band’s former drummer, Eric Carr. He was hired and debuted with the band for the album Revenge in which he was originally expected to fill in for some tracks while Carr was recuperating from heart cancer.
  4. In 1989, Singer made a cameo appearance in the Wes Craven film Shocker where he played as one of the members of a fictional rock band.
  5. He was featured on Chris Catena’s debut album Freak Out in 2004.
  6. In 2015, he was elected to the jury of watchmaking’s highest awards, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG).
  7. Ever since landing a professional career as a professional drummer, he has used Pearl drums, hardware and pedals, Remo and Terry Bozzio Attack signature drumheads, Zildjian cymbals and drumsticks, and ddrum acoustic drum triggers.
  8. He used to work at King Musical instruments prior to becoming a professional drummer.

Featured Image by Alberto Cabello / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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