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Kerry King Net Worth, Biography, Wiki in 2017-2016

How rich is Kerry King?

Kerry King net worth:
$15 Million

Kerry King information

Kerry King information

Birth date: June 3, 1964 age 51
Birth place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.689 m)
Profession:Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Ayesha King
Children:Shyanne Kymberlee King
Music groups:Slayer (Since 1981), Megadeth (1984)

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Kerry Ray King was born on 3 June 1964, in Los Angeles, California USA, and known as a co-founder of the American thrash metal band Slayer in 1981, along with Jeff Hanneman, Kerry`s beginning in music industry and with whom he has since performed.

How rich is the American metal band “Slayer” member Kerry King? Kerry King net worth has been estimated by reliable sources at $15 million, accumulated during his more than 30 years playing guitar in the band.

Kerry King Net Worth $15 Million

Kerry King’s father worked in the aircraft manufacturing industry, and his mother in a telephone company. Kerry attended Warren High School, and then began learning guitar at Calvano’s Music in South Gate when he a teenager. At 17 his collaboration with Jeff Hanneman began, and “Slayer” started by performing the songs of such metal bands as Iron Maiden and Judas Priest. This was when Kerry King’s net worth really started growing.

“Slayer” became notable in its own right in 1986 with “Reign in Blood”: between 1991 and 2004 “Slayer” sold more than 3.5 million albums in the US, and there is no doubt that this achievement added a huge amount of money to  Kerry King’s net worth. The band focuses on thrash metal, however, they also perform double bass drumming. In all, the band has released more than 10 studio albums; to mention just a few of them, “Show No Mercy” (1983), “South of Heaven” (1988), “Divine Intervention” (1994), “God Hates Us All” (2001), “World Painted Blood” (2009), and their newest album named “TBA” is set for release in 2015.  “Slayer” is acknowledged as one of the four best thrash metal groups including Anthrax, Metallica and Megadeth. Being a talented guitarist, Kerry managed to save up such a great net worth that currently lets him to live a luxurious life.

As for Kerry`s contributions to other metal bands, King has also performed in music projects with Sum 41, Marilyn Manson, Metallica, Pantera, and the Beastie Boys. Most notably, King has appeared on some of the songs of the Beastie Boys album “Licensed to III” (1986), Motorhead`s “No Sleep `til Hammersmith” (1981), and Pantera`s “Reinventing the Steel” (2000). Kerry King added a high sum to his overall net worth while joining Marilyn Manson in his tour “Rape Of The World”. King contributed to the performance of such hits as “Little Horn” and “Irresponsible Hate Anthem”.

During the  2010 Jägermeister Music Tour, Kerry joined Megadeth to perform “Rattlehead”. Kerry King is a worldwide known metal musician, and for his particular guitar-playing style Kerry is acknowledged as one of the most important persons in heavy metal history. Such a recognition is probably the best answer to the question why Kerry King’s net worth consists of such an impressive amount of money.

What is interesting in Kerry King`s bio is that he is keen on snakes. The celebrity likes breeding them and participating in South California reptile events, where discussions with other reptile lovers take pace, and where they exchamge advice on reptile breeding.

Currently, Kerry King resides in Corona, California, along with his wife Ayesha King.

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Devil's Knot 2013 writer: "Alter of Sacrifice"
Metal Evolution 2011 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
30 Minutes or Less 2011 writer: "Raining Blood"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brütal Legend 2009 Video Game writer: "Metal Storm/Face the Slayer"
Law Abiding Citizen 2009 writer: "Bloodline"
Punisher: War Zone 2008 writer: "Final Six"
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Video Game writer: "Raining Blood"
South Park 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 2002 Video Game writer: "Raining Blood"
Dracula 2000 2000 writer: "Bloodline"
Bride of Chucky 1998 writer: "Human Disease"
Judgment Night 1993 writer: "Disorder"
River's Edge 1986 writer: "Captor of Sin", "Evil Has No Boundaries"



Lemonade: Detroit 2013 Documentary short producer
The ArtFusion Experiment 2006 Video documentary executive producer



Great Performances 2002 TV Series business director - 1 episode



Metal Evolution 2011-2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Snake Underworld 2011 TV Movie Himself - Rock Guitarist, Slayer / Snake Breeder
VIP zprávy 2011 TV Series Himself
Arbor Live! 2010 TV Series Himself
Metallica/Slayer/Megadeth/Anthrax: The Big 4 - Live from Sofia, Bulgaria 2010 Documentary Himself
Iron Maiden: Flight 666 2009 Documentary Himself
Rock Prophecies 2009 Documentary
Global Metal 2008 Documentary Himself
Talking Metal 2008 TV Series Himself
Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal 2006 Documentary Himself
Metal: A Headbanger's Journey 2005 Documentary Himself
Motörhead - Stage Fright 2005 Video documentary Himself
Slayer: Still Reigning 2004 Video documentary Himself
Viva la Bam 2004 TV Series Himself - Slayer
Slayer: War at the Warfield 2003 Video documentary Himself
Viva 2001 TV Series Himself - Slayer
We Sold Our Souls for Rock 'n Roll 2001 Documentary Himself (Slayer) (as Slayer)
Ozzfest 1997 Video documentary Himself
Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos 1994 TV Movie Himself
Headbangers Ball 1992 TV Series Himself - Slayer
Power 30 1992 TV Series Himself
Pantera: Cowboys from Hell 1991 Video documentary short Himself

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Mulatschag 2012 TV Series Himself - Slayer

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1 He played lead guitar on the Beastie Boys' signature song "No Sleep Till Brooklyn".
2 He is both a lead AND rhythm guitarist.
3 One of his hobbies is breeding snakes and show-dogs. It has even envolved into some sort of a business for him.
4 He and Lars Ulrich have been described as the most influencial persons in heavy/thrash metal, because he started Slayer and Ulrich started Metallica. Those two bands, have influenced countless other bands. The entire thrash generation, was build on Show No Mercy and Kill'em all.
5 He is a big fan of hockey and football. Usually he wears a sports shirt, when performing.
6 Lead guitarist for the Speed/Thrash Metal band Slayer
7 He played with Sum 41 for the soundtrack of the motion picture of Spider Man (2002)

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1 Sleeveless t-shirts
2 Tattoos on his arms and head
3 B.C. Rich Guitars
4 Extremely fast distorted playing style
5 Completely bald
6 Long goatee

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