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Meat Loaf Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Meat Loaf Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 100 kg
Date of Birth September 27, 1947
Zodiac Sign Libra
Date of Death January 20, 2022

Meat Loaf was an American singer, actor, voice actor, and producer who ranks at #96 on VH1’s list of “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock”. His discography consists of albums like Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell II: Back into HellBat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose, Dead Ringer, Midnight at the Lost and Found, Welcome to the Neighbourhood, Bad AttitudeBlind Before I StopCouldn’t Have Said It BetterHell in a HandbasketBraver Than We Are, and Hang Cool Teddy Bear. Additionally, Meat Loaf was also cast in several movies such as The Gun in Betty Lou’s HandbagLeap of Faith, Crazy in AlabamaThe 51st StateMeat Loaf: In Search of ParadiseBurning BrightWishin’ and Hopin’Beautiful Boy, and Motorama.

Born Name

Marvin Lee Aday

Other Names

Meat Loaf, Michael Lee Aday

Meat Loaf as seen at GalaxyCon Raleigh in 2019
Meat Loaf as seen at GalaxyCon Raleigh in 2019 (Super Festivals / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)


He was born on September 27, 1947.


On January 20, 2022, Meat Loaf died from COVID-19 complications at the age of 74 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Dallas, Texas, United States


He resided in Brentwood, Tennessee before his death in 2022.





Meat Loaf studied at Thomas Jefferson High School and appeared in school stage productions such as Where’s Charley? and The Music Man. He graduated high school in 1965.

He then attended Lubbock Christian University before transferring to North Texas State University (later known as the University of North Texas).


Singer, Actor, Voice Actor, Producer


  • Father – Orvis Wesley Aday (Former Police Officer, Businessperson)
  • Mother – Wilma Artie (née Hukel) (School Teacher, Member of the Vo-di-o-do Girls gospel music quartet) (Died of cancer in 1967)
  • Others – Marvin Wesley Aday (Paternal Grandfather), Eula Jane Myers/Mires/Mars (Paternal Grandmother), Rev. David Lee Hukel (Maternal Grandfather), Charlsie Norrod (Maternal Grandmother)


Meat Loaf was signed with Greene & Associates Talent Agency, Talent Management Company, Santa Monica, California, United States.


Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal




Rare Earth, Cleveland International, Epic Records, RCA Records, Arista Records, Atlantic, MCA Records, Polydor, Sanctuary, Mercury Records, Virgin Records

Net Worth

According to, his net worth was $40 Million at the time of his death.



Meat Loaf and Shaun Murphy in 1971
Meat Loaf and Shaun Murphy in 1971 (Ronden Talent Management / eBay / Public Domain)


6 ft or 183 cm


100 kg or 220.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Meat Loaf had dated –

  1. Beverly D’Angelo – He was romantically involved with actor and singer Beverly D’Angelo in the late 1970s.
  2. Leslie Edmonds (1979-2001)​ – He got married to Leslie Edmonds in 1979. She was employed as a secretary at Bearsville Studios and had a daughter named Pearl (b.1975) from a previous marriage. He adopted Pearl in 1979 and her last name was changed to ‘Aday’. Leslie then gave birth to their daughter Amanda Aday on January 21, 1981. In 2001, Meat Loaf and Leslie got divorced.
  3. Deborah Gillespie (2007-2022) – In 2007, he married Deborah Gillespie and they remained together until his death in 2022.

Race / Ethnicity


Meat Loaf was of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, Dutch, French, German, Norwegian, Italian, and Sicilian descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Powerful wide-ranging voice
  • Used to carry a red handkerchief on stage

Brand Endorsements

He was cast in a TV commercial for AT&T Wireless in 2009.


Growing up, he regularly attended church with his mother and studied the Bible.

Meat Loaf as seen while performing in New York in 2004
Meat Loaf as seen while performing in New York in 2004 (Mr.Mushnik / English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Meat Loaf Favorite Things

  • Songs – Hotel California by Eagles, Drift Away by Dobie Gray
  • Place To Play Concerts – Ireland


Meat Loaf Facts

  1. On March 8, 2012, he was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame.
  2. Alongside Avan Jogia, Kim Coates, Kandyse McClure, Kristin Lehman, and others, Meat Loaf co-starred as Doug Rennie in the paranormal action television series Ghost Wars from 2017 to 2018.
  3. He did not believe in climate change and called Greta Thunberg “brainwashed” in an interview with the Daily Mail in 2020.
  4. Meat Loaf opposed mask mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Featured Image by Super Festivals / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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