Slash Net Worth

April 21, 2023
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Saul Hudson, to the public known by a stage name of Slash, is a famous British-American guitarist, songwriter and musician. Slash is perhaps best known as the main guitarist in “Guns N’ Roses”, a hard rock band formed in 1985. Initially, the band consisted of the lead vocalist Axl Rose, Slash, who played guitar, a drummer Steven Adler, bassist Duff McKagan, and Izzy Stradlin, who played rhythm guitar. Currently, the only remaining member from the original band is Axl Rose. The band first debuted in the industry in 1987 with the release of their first studio album called “Appetite for Destruction”.

Slash Net Worth $32 Million

The album proved to be a huge commercial and critical success, as it topped the Billboard charts and spawned five singles, one of which, namely, “Sweet Child O’ Mine” became a huge hit, as well as the band’s distinguishing song. Not only did it peak at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 but also inspired many artists to create their covers of the song. It was also featured in such films as “State of Grace” with Sean Penn and Gary Oldman, “Step Brothers” with Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly and Adam Scott, and “Big Daddy” with Adam Sandler. Following the success of their debut album, “Guns N’ Roses” released a critically acclaimed “G N’ R Lies”, as well as such Platinum albums as “Use Your Illusion I” and “Use Your Illusion II”. Up to date the band has released a total of six studio albums. Inductees into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, “Guns N’ Roses” are considered to be among the best hard rock artists of all time. A famous lead guitarist for “Guns N’ Roses” and thought to be one of the best guitarists in the music industry, how rich is Slash? According to sources, Slash’s net worth is estimated to be $32 million. Needless to say, the majority of Slash’s net worth and wealth came from his involvement in the music industry.

Saul Hudson was born in 1965, in London, England, yet when he was five years old he moved out to Los Angeles, California with his father. Slash’s passion for music was prevalent during his teenage years. In 1979, Slash met Steven Adler who would soon become his good friend, as well as a band member. With Adler, Slash joined his very first band called “Road Crew”. The group was later joined by Duff McKagan, yet “Road Crew” soon disbanded as they were unable to find a lead vocalist. Shortly afterwards, Slash and Adler joined “Hollywood Rose”, a hard rock group that was founded by Axl Rose, Chris Weber and Izzy Stradlin. “Hollywood Rose” would soon become “Guns N’ Roses” with which Slash spent more than 11 years. Slash left the band in 1996 due to having issues with the way Rose handled and controlled the band. After “Guns N’ Roses”, Slash went on to work on other projects and founded two bands, namely “Slash’s Snakepit”, which disbanded in 2002, and “Velvet Revolver”, which consists of former “G N’ R” members Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum.

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