Jim Root
Jim Root
Celebrated Name: Jim Root
Real Name/Full Name: James Donald Root
Gender: Male
Age: 52 years old
Birth Date: October 2, 1971
Birth Place: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.98m
Weight: 84 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jim Root Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, Songwriter, Guitarist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $12 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Jim Root is a songwriter and guitarist. He is also known as #4. He is the guitarist for American heavy metal band Slipknot. He was also the lead guitarist for American alternative metal band Stone Sour. He has also collaborated with many artists. His first band was a thrash metal band called Atomic Opera.

Maybe you know about Jim Root 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 Jim Root’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

Jim Root was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 2, 1971. Before starting his music career, he used to work as a waiter and busboy. No information is available about his family or his education.

Personal Life

Jim Root is currently single. He was previously in a relationship with Lacuna Coil from 2004 to 2017. She is the frontwoman of Cristina Scabbia. After breaking up with her, he started dating burlesque performer Kissa Von Addams. But they broke up some time ago.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 2 October 1971, Jim Root is 52 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.98m tall, and his weight is 84 kg.


Jim Root started his music career in the early 90s. He used to perform with thrash metal band Atomic Opera. After the band split up, he began to play in various groups such as DeadFront and Stone Sour. He joined Stone Sour in 1995. He then returned to Stone Sour with Corey Taylor. He performed with the band until 2014.

Jim joined Slipknot in 1999. He replaced their original guitarist Josh Brainard. He joined the band temporarily, but after lead vocalist, Corey Taylor asked him to join the group permanently, he obliged. Corey Taylor knew him from their days in Stone Sour. He is considered the band’s primary songwriter and has also written lead guitar parts. He generally plays the rhythm guitar for Slipknot. In Stone Sour, he was the lead guitarist.

Outside Slipknot, he has appeared on Sid Wilson’s album The New Leader and appeared on Jonathan Davis and SFA’s cover of Lil Wayne’s “Got Money.” Jim has also sung backing vocals in some of Slipknot’s songs.

Awards & Achievements

As part of Slipknot, Jim Root has won one Grammy Award, which was for their 2006 song “Before I Forget.” They succeeded in the category of “Best Metal Performance.”

In total, the band has been nominated ten times for the Grammy Awards.

They have won seven Kerrang! Awards.

In total, the band has won 26 awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Jim Root in 2024

Jim Root Net Worth
Jim Root Net Worth

As of May 2024, Jim Root has an estimated net worth of $12 Million. He has earned most of his wealth by performing with Slipknot and Stone Sour. Their live performances generate a lot of revenue, and their albums are also thriving. He also collaborates with other artists and has different deals from where he gets the money.

Jim Root is one of the essential members of Slipknot. He is one of their primary songwriters. He is well known around the world. He is also known as #4 to Slipknot fans. Let’s hope he continues to perform well with Slipknot and never stops achieving his dream.


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