Danny Carey
Danny Carey
Celebrated Name: Danny Carey
Real Name/Full Name: Daniel Edwin Carey
Gender: Male
Age: 62 years old
Birth Date: 10 May 1961
Birth Place: Lawrence Kansas
Nationality: American
Height: 1.96m
Weight: 79kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse: Sabine
Children/Kids: Yes (Zola Carey)
Dating/Girlfriend: Yes (Rynne Stump)
Is Danny Carey Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, Songwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $60 Million
Last Updated: February 2024

Danny Carey is a renowned American musician, songwriter. He became popular for his drumming skills in a metal band known as Tool alongside band members, Adam Jones, Maynard James, and Justin Chancellor. Carey has also worked with different artists such as The Melvins, Skinny Puppy, Pigface, and Carole King, among others.

Maybe you know about Danny Carey 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 Danny Carey’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

The renowned musician was born on 10th May 1961 in Lawrence, Kansas, as Daniel Edwin Carey. He grew up in a middle-class family with his father being an insurance manager while his mother practised teaching. Though not much information is given about his early childhood life, it is noted that he has one older and younger brother.

At the age of ten years, Carey had his first experience playing drums after joining the school’s band in Paola, Kansas. He was thereafter coached to play the snare drums privately. In his senior year, he became a member of his high school’s jazz band. Daniel Carey later enrolled at the University of Missouri, Kansas, where he majored in percussion studies majoring in geometry, science, and metaphysics principles.  He often participated in recitals in school while advancing his skills as a drummer. In the long run, his love for music overshadowed his studies, which led him to quit college to run away with a band to Oregon.

Personal Life

Carey has tried to keep most details of his life private; however, social media knows how to dig for information. The renowned musician has been linked to being in a relationship before his marriage to wife, Sabine on March 27th, 1997.

The big question everyone is asking is whether he has divorced Sabine. The reason for these speculations is since he got a son with his baby mama and a seeming girlfriend known as Rynne Stump. His son is identified as Zola Carey, and he was born in June 2015. According to various sources, Stump and Danny have been seeing each other for the longest time now, probably years.

What has not been shared through are details about his relationship with his wife Sabine and what transpired between them. Sabine and Danny did not have any children together as par the resources that have been shared online. Whatever that case is, we hope that Sabine is equally happy wherever she is.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 10 May 1961, Danny Carey is 62 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. His height is 1.96m tall, and his weight is 79kg.


Carey fell in love with drums from a tender age. He started playing drums when he was still in school, and at the age of thirteen, he got his first set. After leaving college, he went to Oregon to try his hand in music as mainly a drummer before setting to Los Angeles. It was in LA, where he teamed up with Maynard James Keenan, a singer and guitar player Adam Jones. In 1990, a metal known as Tool was formed.

The inception of the band brought about Danny’s big break in music as he became internationally famous for his drumming skills. The band initially consisted of Adam Jones, vocalist Maynard James Keenan, and bassist Phil D’Amour. The bassist was later on replaced with Justin Chancellor.

Tool debut their first studio album Undertow in 1993, which sold platinum records within its first year of release.  Though one of the music videos, Prison Sex, was a bit scandalous, the band still gained popularity. Their sophomore album, dubbed Aenima, garnered them a Grammy award in 1998 for the Best Metal performance.

Additionally, just like the first album, Aenima was three times platinum certified peaking garnering top spots in international charts. The album came in at number one in New Zealand’s charts and number 2 America. 2006 saw the release of their fourth album known as 10,000 Days, which peaked at number one in several countries, including Canada, the US, and Australia. They served their fans with a fifth album, Fear Inoculum, after nearly 13 years.

Awards & Achievements

Danny has received massive recognition for his unique drumming skills as a member of the rock metal band, Tool. The band released numerous hit singles throughout their career. Moreover, they have won three Grammy awards for releasing internationally recognized and top charts albums over the years.

Net Worth & Salary of Danny Carey in 2024

Danny Carey Net Worth
Danny Carey Net Worth

Danny has amassed most of his wealth through his musical career as a band member of Tool. The musician is known to lead an affluent lifestyle. For instance, he bought a lavish house in 2016 worth $6.35 million, before that he had bought a house worth 695k in 1998. Though his salary has not yet been disclosed, Carey has smiled to the bank. He has an accumulated net worth of approximately $60 million as of February 2024.

Danny has often been linked to occult practices, which he incorporates into his style of drumming. While some might find his practice, weird others thought that this made him stand out. He is known to be one of the greatest drummers in America.


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