Kerry King
Kerry King
Celebrated Name: Kerry King
Real Name/Full Name: Kerry Ray King
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: June 3, 1964
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 9 inches
Weight: 75 inches
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Ayesha King
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Shyanne Kymberlee King
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Kerry King Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, and songwriter
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Kerry Ray King is a US musician, who is famous for being the songwriter, and guitarist for the US thrash metal band “Slayer.” He, along with Jeff Hanneman, had co-founded the band in 1981. With an association with the band for around four decades, he has produced critically acclaimed creations for music fans all across the globe.

Maybe you know about Kerry King 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 Kerry King’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

Kerry was born in Los Angeles, California. His mother has worked for a telephonic firm, and his father had been an inspector for aircraft parts. He studies at Warren High School in Downey, California. As he had an interest in guitar from an early age, he joined Calvano’s Music in South Gate.

He was not good in academics. His attraction to girls deviated his interest from studies. He had been an experienced drinker in his teenage years. He claims that he hasn’t used drugs throughout his life.

Kerry began his music career as a “guitarist.” He got an opportunity to play for a US metal band “Slayer.” After working for this band for a long time, he set the foundation of his own band. He has performed live several times throughout the globe. He began to appear “as a guest” on several albums that include “Reinventing the Steel,” “No Sleep ‘til Hammersmith,” and a few more.

Throughout his career, he has performed in numerous shows in different rock bands. In Spiderman 2002, he had played guitar for a soundtrack. After attaining a lot of fame and success, he is still associated with the band. Due to his interest in hockey and football, you can spot him in sports clothing while performing in his albums.

Personal Life

Kerry has been divorced two times in his life. With his first spouse, he has a daughter named Shyanne Kymberlee King. His present wife is Ayesha King.

Kerry is an atheist. He has been taught to hate his religion. He expresses his anti-religious views and other general views by his songs. He believes that religion is one of the crutches that are used by weak people to get through life independently. As he doesn’t believe in the concept of God, no one can show him, Divine. When one of the interviewers from Revolver Magazine asked him as to what he would want to do when given a superpower, he replied that he would wish to demolish churches into flames by mere walking over there.

Kerry has also been a passionate snake collector. Presently, he owns a herpetology nursery named “Psychotic Exotics,” and a reptile house.

Though Kerry has always wanted to stay away from politics, he tells that he is embarrassed by Trump’s presidency. He defines it as dividing and disruptive.

Kerry has also been known for his trademark personal appearance. He has numerous tattoos engraved all over his head and arms. His external appearance is admired by many, including Blender Magazine. He presently stays in Corona, California.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 3, 1964, Kerry King is 59 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


In addition to it, he had also assisted in the production of Reign in Blood in 1986.

Kerry was a solo guitar performer on the song “Fight For Your Right To Party.” He contributed as the lead guitarist in Pantera’s song “Goddamn Electric.” The song was picturized on the 2000 album “Reinventing the Steel.” Kerry made numerous guest presences on “Rape of the World Tour” by Marilyn Manson. He appeared in soundtracks “Little Horn,” “Irresponsible Hate Anthem,” and “1996”. His fans recognized and appreciated his distinctive style in these songs. Kerry has also done in a movie in the movie Brooklyn’s Finest. He had been a member of the SWAT team and played the character of Ethan Hawke.

Awards & Achievements

Presently he has no awards in his name. Having associated with Slayer’s albums for several years, he has also been featured in various guest presences for other music artists.

Net Worth & Salary of Kerry King in 2024

Kerry King Net Worth
Kerry King Net Worth

Kerry King is a well-known US rhythm and lead guitarist that has produced several music albums that have won the hearts of millions of music fans globally. His net worth is calculated to be $10 million as of April 2024.

Kerry Ray King is an accomplished and successful musician from America. He is a rock star and a famous guitarist. Due to his wonderful musical creations, he has made a large base of fans who get excited whenever he releases his brand-new music albums. Having motivated by guitarist “K.K. Downing” in his childhood, he is now a source of inspiration to several young generations.


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