Brian Setzer
Brian Setzer
Celebrated Name: Brian Setzer
Real Name/Full Name: Brian Robert Setzer
Gender: Male
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: 10 April 1959
Birth Place: Massapequa, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 72 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Julie Reiten (m. 2005), Christine Schmidt (m. 1994–2002), DeAnna Madsen (m. 1984–1992)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Cody Setzer)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Brian Setzer Gay? No
Profession: Guitarist, singer, songwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Brian Setzer is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter who is popularly known as the co-founder and lead singer of the rockabilly group Stray Cats. He later formed the band called The Brian Setzer Orchestra, which is solely managed by him. He is also associated with The Bloodless Pharaohs, The Tomcats, and Jeff Beck.

Maybe you know about Brian Setzer very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Brian Setzer’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Brian Setzer was born on 10 April 1959, in the city of Massapequa, New York, to his parents who belonged from a middle-class family. He got involved in music and playing musical instruments from a very tender age. He played euphonium in his school band and was one of the main leads of the tam. He soon got involved in jazz and performed at the Village Vanguard.

Personal Life

Brian Setzer has been married three times. His first wife was DeAnna Madsen, with whom he got married in 1984. He then got married to Christine Schmidt in 1994, which lasted till 2002. He is currently married to Julie Reiten, who is a former singer and part of the band named Dustbunnies. He has one child with Julie named Cody Setzer.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 10 April 1959, Brian Setzer is 65 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 72 kg.


Brian started his career after he became fond of jazz music and started playing at a jazz club in Greenwich Village named Village Vanguard. He then joined the band called Tomcats along with his brother Gary. The group later changed its name to Stray Cats. Soon, Gary left the band, and Lee Rocker and drummer Slim Jim Phantom joined the same. Their debut album was titled Stray Cats (Arista, 1981), which was a super hit and contained two blockbuster singles. Then they released Built for Speed (EMI, 1982), which was produced by Dave Edmunds. Their next album released in 1983, titled ‘Rant n’ Rave with the Stray Cats.’

In 1984, Stray Cats broke off, and Brian started his solo career. He assembled a crew and started The Brian Setzer Orchestra. The group soon became the crowd’s favorite after they released their cover “Jump, Jive an’ Wail.” They also won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals with the same song. Their next track, “Sleep Walk,” won Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance.

Awards & Achievements

One of the greatest musicians of all time, Brian Setzer, has won several awards in his career, both performing for Stray Cats and The Brian Setzer Orchestra. His achievements are listed below:

  • Orville H. Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award (1999)
  • Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, “Jump, Jive an’ Wail” (1998)
  • Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance, “Sleep Walk” and “Caravan
  • Long Island Music Hall of Fame(2015)

Net Worth & Salary of Brian Setzer in 2024

Brian Setzer Net Worth
Brian Setzer Net Worth

As of 2024, Brian Setzer has gathered a net worth of $10 million. He started his career performing in a jazz club, then joined Stray Cats as a guitarist. He has also performed in several live concerts throughout the globe. He then assembles his group named The Brian Setzer Orchestra, which was very successful as well.

Grammy Award winner, Brian Setzer started his career at a jazz club named Village Vanguard. He then went on to join the American rockabilly band called Stray Cats. Their debut album was titled Stray Cats (Arista, 1981), which was a super hit and contained two blockbuster singles. His solo career was as successful as his previous one. He won two Grammy Awards with his orchestra.


  1. Caught the act on the NBC Today show a couple of years ago. Been hooked ever since on his Holiday sounds. Merry Christmas and Happy New to you all.


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