Rudy Sarzo
Rudy Sarzo
Celebrated Name: Rudy Sarzo
Real Name/Full Name: Rodolfo Maximiliano Sarzo Lavieille Grande Ruiz Payret  y Chaumont
Gender: Male
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 18th November 1950
Birth Place: Havana, Cuba
Nationality: Cuban-American
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (174cm)
Weight: 56Kg (123lbs)
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Rebecca Sarzo
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Rudy Sarzo Gay?: No
Profession: Hard rock/heavy metal bassist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $20 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Rudy Sarzo is a Cuban-American bassist who plays hard rock and heavy metal. Sarzo is best known for his work with Quiet Riot, OzzyOsbourne, and Whitesnake, but he has also performed with Manic Eden, Dio, Blue Öyster Cult, Geoff Tate’s Queensrÿche, and Devil City Angels.

He is currently the Guess Who’s bass player. In 2021, he rejoined Quiet Riot, but he has promised to finish the tour with The Guess Who until a successor is found.

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Early Life & Biography

Sarzo’s early life is largely unknown. On November 18, 1950, he was born in Havana, Cuba. He moved to Florida as a child after emigrating to the United States in 1961. Robert, his brother, is also a musician.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 18 November 1950, Rudy Sarzo is 73 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024. His height is 174 cm tall, and weight is 56 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Rebecca Garrard is Rudy Sarzo’s current wife. In 1981, the couple began dating.


Sarzo discovered a Quiet Riot gig at the Starwood after being turned away from a sold-out Van Halen show at the nearby Whisky a Go Go when he arrived in Los Angeles in August 1977. He described the show as “very ambitious for a bar band,” and he met vocalist Kevin DuBrow afterward, and the two became friends.

Sarzo traveled to New Jersey in the fall of 1977, struggling financially, to join his brother Robert in a Top-40 band named A New Taste. DuBrow called Sarzo while he was in New Jersey in the summer of 1978, asking if he’d want to fly to Los Angeles and audition for Quiet Riot.

The next day, he arrived in Los Angeles, rehearsed with the band, and was offered the position, which he accepted. Despite the fact that he is portrayed on the cover of the band’s 1978 album Quiet Riot II, Kelly Garni, who succeeded Sarzo, played the bass parts.

Sarzo gained to prominence as Osbourne’s bassist from March 1981 until September 1982, after being recruited on Rhoads’ advice. On OzzyOsbourne’sSpeak of the Devil and Tribute live albums, he can be heard playing. Sarzo is listed as the bassist on Osbourne’s 1981 studio album Diary of a Madman’s, while Bob Daisley actually played bass on the recordings.

Sarzo became disillusioned with Osbourne’s excessive drinking after Rhoads died in a plane crash in 1982, and began to doubt his future in the band without Rhoads.

Metal Health was released in March 1983 and went on to become a multi-platinum international hit, kicking off an era of explosive commercial success for heavy metal in the 1980s. Following Sarzo’s departure from Osbourne’s band, a severe schism formed between the two, owing in part to Quiet Riot vocalist Kevin DuBrow’s relentless criticism of Osbourne in the heavy metal press.

When Osbourne and Quiet Riot were on the same bill at the 1983 US Festival, Osbourne got into a drunken rage when he saw Sarzo and punched him in the face before being escorted out by security.

Sarzo established M.A.R.S. with former OzzyOsbournebandmate Tommy Aldridge after leaving Quiet Riot, with whom he maintained a close bond. Both Sarzo and Aldridge were members of Whitesnake from April 1987 to September 1994, when lead singer David Coverdale put the band on indefinite hiatus.

Sarzo formed Sun King in the early 1990s, enlisting vocalist Keith St. John (after of Medicine Wheel, Burning Rain, and Montrose) and guitarist John Lowery (later of Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie). Despite being contracted to Giant Records, the band was dropped after failing to release an album, and Sarzo abandoned the endeavor. In 1992, Sarzo played bass for the fictional band Exorcist in an uncredited role.

Sarzo published Off the Rails in 2006, which is a biographical account of his time in OzzyOsbourne’s band in the early 1980s. It focuses on his memories of Randy Rhoads, an influential young guitarist and close friend who died in a plane crash during the Diary of a Madman American tour in 1982.

Awards & Achievements

Rudy Sarzo is the recipient of the Bassist of the Year Award at the 2007 Hollywood FAME Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Rudy Sarzo in 2024

Rudy Sarzo Net Worth
Rudy Sarzo Net Worth

As of July 2024, Rudy Sarzo has a net worth of $20 million and is a Cuban American hard rock/heavy metal bassist. Quiet Riot, OzzyOsbourne, Whitesnake, Manic Eden, and Blue Oyster Cult are among the heavy metal bands in which Rudy Sarzo has performed.

Rudy Sarzo is a truly unique artist who has performed for over four decades now and still continues to perform because of his love of music.

Rudy Sarzo is a true legend in the musical genre of heavy metal who definitely deserves a spot at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We do look forward to more of his music as he continues to perform.


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