Synyster Gates
Synyster Gates
Celebrated Name: Synyster Gates
Real Name/Full Name: Synyster Gates
Gender: Male
Age: 42 years old
Birth Date: 7 July 1981
Birth Place: Long Beach, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5’ 10.’’
Weight: 81 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Michelle DiBenedetto
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Nicolangelo “Nicci” Saint James Haner, Monroe Saint James Haner)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Michelle DiBenedetto)
Is Synyster Gates Gay?: No
Profession: Guitarist
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $18 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Synyster Gates is the American musician and guitarist who is best known as the lead guitarist and the backup vocalist of the band Avenged Sevenfold. He is one of the top Guitarists of the world and ranks at No. 87. Gates was also voted as the Best Metal Guitarist in the World by Total Guitar. He was voted Best Metal Guitarist two times once in 2016 and 2017.

Maybe you know about Synyster Gates 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 Synyster Gates’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

Synyster Gates is the son of a musician, author, and comedian Brian Haner, Sr. He worked with Sam the Sham’s band in the late 1970s and has also done the session work for Avenged Sevenfold. Gates did his studies at the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, California. He was part of the Guitar Institute of Music Program, and he studied jazz and classical guitar there. The ancestry of Gates is Spanish and relatively German.

Personal Life

There isn’t much information available about his personal life, but it is a well-known fact that Gates has been married to Michelle DiBenedetto since May 7, 2010. The couple was blessed with two children. His son’s name is Nicolangelo “Nicci” Saint James Haner, born May 12, 2017, and the daughter’s name is Monroe Saint James Haner, who born on October 14, 2019.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on July 7, 1981, Synyster Gates is 42 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024. His height is 00000 tall, and his weight is 00000 kg.


You can say that music is in his blood as he was born to Brian Haner, who is a notable musician, and many metal artists made a good impression on Gates at an early stage. Some of his favorite guitarists are Dimebag Darrell of Pantera and Damage Plan fame, Slash from Guns N Roses, Marty Friedman from Megadeth, John Petrucci from Dream Theatre, and many others. He is also a fan of other forms of music like classical, jazz, and avant-garde music.

All these influences around him, helped him create the unique signature Synester sound. He even has some custom guitars made available for him through Schechter Guitars. He relies mainly on the distorted sound, which has a fair amount of gain.

He enjoyed most of his success when he joined Avenged Sevenfold. The band was formed in 1999, and the band sold over 8 million albums. Their most significant success right now is the Hail to the King in 2013. The album was decidedly more radio-friendly, and it wore band influences around it, such as Iron Maiden and Metallica on its sleeve.

The follow up of the group was finalized on October 28th, 2016, which was with the highly anticipated concept album named The Stage.

Gates also played in an experimental band named Pinkly Smooth, and it was formed in summer 2001 in California. The band released one album called Unfortunate Snort on Bucktan Records, and the former Avenged Sevenfold bassist Justin Sane played the keyboard and pianos for the record. There were reports that the band was going to produce one more album, but due to the death of a band member, they did not provide any other song, and it is unlikely that they will offer any other song. However, Gates has confirmed that he might consider remastering the tracks from the earlier alum Unfortunate Snort, and he would re-release the album soon.

Awards & Achievements

Gates was voted as the No. Three best musicians in the industry by Rock One Magazine’s 2010 Reader poll, and in 2011 he won the Revolver Golden God award for Best Guitarist. He also ranks No. 87 on the Guitar World’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

Net Worth & Salary of Synyster Gates in 2024

Synyster Gates Net Worth
Synyster Gates Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Synyster Gates is around $18 million as of April 2024, and most of his earnings are from the music that he has earned through his concerts. He has also received some wealth through his royalty music, and since the band has sold over 8 million albums, the amount has been equally distributed among the band members. Gates doesn’t do any other kind of investment so we can be sure that this his only way of earning any money.

Synyster Gates is one of the best musicians in the industry, and all the fans can agree on that. He simply has a talent that needs to be recognized and cherished, and we cannot ignore the fact that the music that he gives is priceless.


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