|Shannon Leto Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||March 9, 1970|
Shannon Leto is an American musician and songwriter who is best known as the co-founder and drummer of the rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars. With the band, he has sold more than 15 million records worldwide through albums such as 30 Seconds to Mars (2002), A Beautiful Lie (2005), This Is War (2009), Love, Lust, Faith, and Dreams (2013), and America (2018). The group’s 4th studio album titled Love, Lust, Faith, and Dreams, had peaked in the ‘Top 6’ of several charts in the United States, Australia, Austria, Finland, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
Shannon Christopher Bryant
Bossier City, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Shannon had dropped out of high school.
- Father – Anthony ‘Tony’ L. Bryant (d. 1980)
- Mother – Constance Leto (née Metrejon)
- Siblings – Jared Leto (Younger Brother) (Actor, Singer, Songwriter)
- Others – Carl Leto (Step-Father), Edmond William ‘Willie’ Lee Metrejon (Maternal Grandfather) (Former Member of the US Air Force), Ruby Mae Russell (Maternal Grandmother). He has 2 younger half-brothers.
Drums, Percussion, Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Vocals
- Universal Music Group
- Virgin Records Limited
- EMI Group Limited
- Immortal Records
- Interscope Records
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Shannon has dated –
- Rebeka Walters – Rumor
- Ivana Milicevic – Rumor
- Monica DePandi (1988)
- Kate Hudson (1999)
- Corina Taylor (2002) – Rumor
- Audrina Patridge (2005)
- Monica Collins (2008–2009)
- Kelly Roberts (2008-2010)
- Alena Gerber (2010)
- Agnes Fischer (2010)
- Lauren Hastings (2011) – Rumor
- Jules Mordovets (2011) – Rumor
- Lana Del Rey (2012)
- Lara Bingle (2012)
- Abbey Cameron (2013-2014) – Rumor
- Jasmine Waltz (2014)
- Kirstina Colonna (2014–2015)
- Jeannine Burnaeva (2015–2017) – Rumor
- Cara Santana (2020–Present)
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White and Hispanic)
He is of English, Cajun/French, and distant Irish, German, Scottish, Spanish, Dutch, and Mi’kmaq First Nations descent.
- Toned physique
- Side-cropped, spiked hair
- Has a tattoo under his left ear and another on his right forearm
- Has a tattoo on his left shoulder and another on his right side
- Sports a rugged beard
- Has a ‘Morse-Code’ tattoo on his throat
Shannon Leto Facts
- Shannon’s parents had divorced when he was very young and he was raised by his mother and maternal grandparents, thereafter. His father had remarried after the divorce and had committed suicide when Shannon was 10 years old. He then took his adoptive father’s surname, Leto, as his last name.
- His mother had joined the ‘hippie movement’ after this and she would often encourage both her sons to pursue different arts. Shannon had received a drum kit for the first time when he was 10 years old and he taught himself how to play the instrument.
- Before becoming a full-time musician, he used to work in the construction industry in Los Angeles.
- Shannon and his band, Thirty Seconds to Mars, had embarked on a global tour titled Into the Wild, in February 2010. By December 2011, they had been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records for their feat of performing in more than 300 shows during a single album cycle.
- In 2014, he had launched a lifestyle brand known as Black Fuel Trading Company which was predominantly working in the marketing and distribution of direct-trade coffee.
- In May 2023, his band Thirty Seconds To Mars released a new single titled Stuck.
Featured Image by Shannon Leto / Instagram