Shawn Crahan
Shawn Crahan
Celebrated Name: Shawn Crahan
Real Name/Full Name: Michael Shawn Crahan
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 24 September 1969
Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Chantel Crahan (m. 1992)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Gabrielle Crahan, Simon Crahan, Alexandria Crahan, Gage Crahan)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Shawn Crahan Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, Songwriter, Record Producer, Video Director
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Michael Shawn Crahan is a popular musician who hails from Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. He is involved with the heavy metal band Slipknot as a percussionist, which he also co-founded.

While performing is known as #6, Clown mostly knew his stage persona. Apart from acting, he also takes care of the band’s other works like media production, etc. Apart from music, he has also directed a movie.

Maybe you know about Shawn Crahan 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 Shawn Crahan’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Michael Shawn Crahan was born on 24 September 1969 in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. His parents were of Irish descendants, and their name was Michael J. Crahan and Mary V. Crahan. He has no siblings.

He says he had a happy youth as his parents supported his endeavors. He attended private schools, and he did his graduation in creative writing. There he got into music and created his first band called Modifidius. He made this band with his former Slipknot member Joey Jordison.

In the meantime, he performed in several bands like One Cup of Fat, Heads on the Wall, etc. He eventually created a band called Pale Ones, which later on became the famous Slipknot.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 24 September 1969, Shawn Crahan is 54 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and weight is 82 kg.

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

In the year 1992, he married his wife, Chantel Crahan. The couple has four children named Alexandria, Gage, Gabrielle, and Simon. In the year 2019, Michael announced that his youngest daughter Gabrielle had passed away at the age of 22 due to a drug overdose. Apart from music, Michael has a great interest in photography and videography. He currently resides in Iowa, United States of America.


He and his fellow musician Paul Gray started a band Pale Ones, in 1995. Throughout the next year, they added new members to the band and eventually, in the year 1996, released a song named Slipknot. Joey Jordison, one of the band members, suggested changing the name of the band to Slipknot, and therefore, they changed the name and released their first album with this name.

A few years later, they were able to secure a good deal and, in the year 1999, released their first official album. They started touring the same year. Out of the band, he has also performed in various other projects.

To My Surprise, Dirty Little Rabbits, among others. One of the critical aspects of his performance and persona was his mask. This became an integral part of his work and made him and his band stand out from the crowd, and this helped them create their own identity as a band.

As a person who loves videographers, he made his directorial debut in the year 2016. Based on a graphic novel written by Joe Cassey and Chris Burnham, he directed Officer Downe based on the book’s name. He has also directed several music videos. Apart from this, he has also founded a vanity label named Big Orange Clown Records within Sanctuary Records.

Awards & Achievements

As he most of the time performed in the band. So most of the awards he received were through his band. The biggest award for him and his band was when they won the coveted Grammy Awards in the year 2006 in the Best Metal Performance for their song Before I Forget.

Apart from this, they have received numerous nominations throughout the years in Grammy awards, which is a big achievement. In the year 2020, We are not Kind won several awards like Best Album in Heavy Music Awards and Best Foreign Hard Rock or Metal Album in the Hungarian Music Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Shawn Crahan in 2024

Shawn Crahan Net Worth
Shawn Crahan Net Worth

In his illustrious and diverse career, he no doubt has worked a lot, and while doing this, he has also earned quite a lot of net worth for himself. As of July 2024, his total net worth to date is estimated to be somewhere around $12 million.

With this article, we have looked into the life and work of Michael Shawn Crahan. We have seen how he turned a small band with the help of his skills and persona into a Grammy Award-winning band. We have seen that he is a multi-talented personality who, apart from music, has also worked in filmmaking.


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