|Celebrated Name:||Vinnie Vincent|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Vincent John Cusano|
|Age:||71 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 August 1952|
|Birth Place:||Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States|
|Height:||5′ 7″ (1.7 m)|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||AnnMarie Peters|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Jessica Ann and Elizabeth Theresa)|
|Is Vinnie Vincent Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Musician and songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Vinnie Vincent is a renowned guitarist and songwriter from America. He’s a former Kiss band member between 1982 and 1984. He was the band’s last person to wear a unique costume as the character of the Ankh Warrior. On the other hand, Vincent is also a leader of his own band titled Vinnie Vincent Invasion.
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Early Life & Biography
Vinnie Vincent, whose real name is Vincent John Cusano, was born on the 6th of August 1952 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. His parents are Theresa “Terri” (Ferraro) and Alfonso Cusano, who were both musicians. His nationality is American, and his ethnicity is Italian.
From a young age, he picked playing of guitar and was influenced by bluegrass and rock and roll. He started working with renowned artists with Felix Cavaliere as part of the band “Treasure.” It was after a few recordings that he moved to Los Angeles, California to be a songwriter for the television series Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi. He terms his days here as happy days. Since then, he has played with other different bands as their guitarists, including Hunter, Warrior, Heat going as well as Hitchhikers.
Previously, Vincent was married to his love AnnMarie Peters. Together, the lovely couple was blessed with twin daughters, namely Jessica Ann and Elizabeth Theresa. Unfortunately, after the couple split ways through a divorce, AnnMarie was murdered in 1998.
Later on, in 1996, Vinnie Vincent got married to Diane. However, Dianne passed on January 13, 2014.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 6 August 1952, Vinnie Vincent is 71 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2023. His height is 5′ 7″ (1.7 m) tall, and his weight not available.
Vincent was introduced by songwriter Adam Mitchell to Kiss; thus he replaced guitarist Ace Frehley. He played guitar on six of the nine tracks on the album Creatures of the Night, having co-written three of the songs. Additionally, he then recorded a studio album with Kiss titled Lick It Up in which he additionally participated in writing. He was named Frehley’s replacement in December 1982 though he hands a huge contribution as a session player to Creatures of the Night.
However, Vincent dint signs any contract with Kiss due to disagreements, especially on the pay he would receive. While he wanted a portion of the profit they made, the band members did not agree; thus he remained as unofficially employed and thus led to him leaving the band After the Lick It Up Tour that came to a close in March 1984. They, however, used him for the 1992 album Revenge.
With the amount he made from the band, Vincent made a personal world tour, including Tahiti, Philippines, Mozambique, and India as well as to Europe. He, later on, formed the band Vinnie Vincent Invasion in the mid-1980s together with singer Robert Fleischman, and they released two studio albums Vinnie Vincent Invasion, and All Systems Go in 1986 and 1986, respectively. Unfortunately, the band separated in 1989.
After having studio sessions in 1990, he released a solo EP in 1996 called Euphoria with Robert Fleischman on vocals. In 2008, SplitScreen Entertainment released a tribute album entitled Kiss My Ankh: A Tribute To Vinnie Vincent that features many artists.
In January 2018, Vincent appeared on Atlanta Kiss Expo after 22 years of being away. Later on, he made an appearance together with Simmons on stage in April 2018. In August 2019, Vincent held his Vinnie Vincent’s Birthday Bash in Nashville, TN, and the December of the same year, he held Vincent’s Merry Metal Christmas.
Awards & Achievements
Throughout his career, Vinnie Vincent has achieved a lot. He is one of the famous and phenomenal guitarists of his age. He continues to be a legend to many though he has not received any awards or nominations. His notable point in career was while working with Simmons and Paul Stanley of Kiss band and whom he considers like family.
Net Worth & Salary of Vinnie Vincent in 2023
Through his career as a guitarist as well as a songwriter, Vincent has been able to amass an estimated net worth of about $2 million as of December 2023. Through the different projects, he has been involved with, he has been able to amass this amount. Additionally, he has gained this through his band Vinnie Vincent Invasion.
Throughout his career, Vinnie Vincent has been phenomenal, especially at the guitar. Additionally, he has been a phenomenal songwriter who has been used by Kiss in many of their songs. He remains a fan of many instrumentalists having been in the stage and phenomenal at it. He also leads a quietly happy life together with his family.