Slash (Musician) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Slash Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight73 kg
Date of BirthJuly 23, 1965
Zodiac SignLeo
Hair ColorDark Brown

Slash is a British musician, songwriter, record producer, film producer, actor, and voiceover artist who is best recognized for being the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N’ Roses. Apart from that, he has also accumulated a rather impressive fan base for himself on social media with more than 11 million followers on Facebook, more than 4 million followers on Twitter, more than 3.5 million followers on Instagram, and more than 800k subscribers on YouTube.

Born Name

Saul Hudson

Nick Name

Slash

Slash as seen while performing during an event
Slash as seen while performing during an event (Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Hampstead, London, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

British

Education

Slash attended Beverly Hills High School and his classmates included Lenny Kravitz and Zoro.

Occupation

Musician, Songwriter, Record Producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voiceover Artist

Family

  • Father – Anthony Hudson (Artist who created album covers for musicians like Neil Young and Joni Mitchell)
  • Mother – Ola J. Hudson (Fashion Designer, Costumier)
  • Siblings – Albion “Ash” Hudson (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Charles Henry Hudson (Paternal Grandfather), Sybil Young (Paternal Grandmother)

Manager

Slash is represented by Revelation Management Group, Music Artist Management Company, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, United States.

Slash (Right) as seen while performing along with Myles Kennedy at Rock im Park 2015
Slash (Right) as seen while performing along with Myles Kennedy at Rock im Park 2015 (Stefan Brending (2eight) / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Genre

Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, Blues Rock

Instruments

Guitar

Labels

Dik Hayd, Eagle Rock Entertainment, EMI, Geffen Records, Koch, RCA Records, Roadrunner Records, Sony, Universal, Uzi Suicide

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

73 kg or 161 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Slash has dated –

  1. Bobbie Brown
  2. Yvonne Simon
  3. Taylor Wayne – Rumor
  4. Sonia Vassi – Rumor
  5. Savannah
  6. Christy Canyon
  7. Taimie Hannum
  8. Melissa Fisher (1978-1983)
  9. Michelle Young (1984)
  10. Monique Lewis (1985)
  11. Sandra Scream (1987)
  12. Lois Ayres (1987)
  13. Sally McLaughlin (1987-1988)
  14. Meegan Hodges (1989)
  15. Traci Lords (1989)
  16. Angela Jones (1990-1991)
  17. Renée Suran (1992-1997) – He married model and actress, Renée Suran, on October 10, 1992, in Marina del Rey, California. However, the couple divorced in 1997.
  18. Pamela Anderson (1994) – Rumor
  19. Perla Ferrar (2001-2014) – Slash got married for the 2nd time to Perla Ferrar on October 15, 2001, in Hawaii and the duo parents 2 sons – London Emilio (b. August 28, 2002) and Cash Anthony (b. June 23, 2004). After having been together for several years, the couple got divorced in 2014.
Slash posing for the camera alongside Perla Hudson at the Marquee The Star, Sydney opening in March 2012
Slash posing for the camera alongside Perla Hudson at the Marquee The Star, Sydney opening in March 2012 (Eva Rinaldi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (White and Black)

Slash is of English and Welsh descent on his father’s side and has African-American ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Curly hair that somewhat covers his face
  • Frequently wears a hat during his performances
  • High screeching guitar solos

Brand Endorsements

Slash appeared in a print-ad for Gibson’s Les Paul guitar in 2009.

Slash Favorite Things

SourceIMDb

Slash (Right) and Scott Weiland of 'Velvet Revolver' as seen while performing in June 2007
Slash (Right) and Scott Weiland of ‘Velvet Revolver’ as seen while performing in June 2007 (Kreepin Deth / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Slash Facts

  1. He was nicknamed ‘Slash’ by the father of Matthew Cassel, an actor and Slash’s friend. Very few people address him by his real name.
  2. His fellow Guns N’ Roses members include Axl Rose, Duff McKagan, Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer, and Melissa Reese.
  3. Slash has also been a part of supergroups like Velvet Revolver and Slash’s Snakepit.
  4. He was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy in 2001 and has been clean and sober since 2005.
  5. Slash holds the citizenship of both the United Kingdom and the United States.
  6. He is the youngest member of Guns N’ Roses.

Featured Image by Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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