“Girls started talking to me, and I got hooked on the limelight. That’s why I went into rock ‘n’ roll, for fame and sex.” – Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper is a well-known name in the American music industry. He has sung in many genres including hard rock, rock, shock rock, heavy metal, garage rock and glam rock.
He was born on February 4, 1948, in Detroit, Michigan. His real name is Vincent Damon Furnier. Besides singing, he is also a songwriter and the musician. He has passed five decades in this field and has got a lot of successes in these periods.
As his father was a preacher, he was also influenced by it and worked actively for the church in his small age. While growing up, he was interested in taking participation in the talent show.
So, he gathered some of his friends and started to learn. Though they did not have any knowledge about the instruments, they participated in the competition and won it. After that moment, they made themselves perfect in the instruments as well and named their band “The Spiders”.
They became famous soon enough to the audiences and got the offers to perform in many programs. They recorded their first song “Why Don’t You Love Me” in 1965. This song became famous among the listeners at that time. After the successes, he adopted the name “Alice Cooper” which became very popular later.
He has the black hair and blue eyes. He is a tall guy with the height of 5 feet 9 inch. Though his has already reached at the age of 66, he did not have any symptoms of resting.
Despite of the fact that there have been many rumors about him being a gay, they have been proved wrong. He is a loving husband as well as a father. He is married to Sheryl Cooper in 1976, and the couple has got three children.
Both him and his wife are happily married and cooperate with each other. As they have celebrated the 38th anniversary of their marriage, we can be sure that there is no chance of getting a divorce.
Because of his great performances as well as the hard working in this field, he has been honored with many awards. In 1997, he won the Eyegore Award for his song.
He was nominated for the Grammy Award in 1984 for the Best Video Album. The nominated album is “Alice Cooper: The Nightmare” which was released in 1975.
He has also won the prestigious Star on the Walk of Fame in the category of recording. He has attracted his audience from his gruff singing voice as well. He is one of the finest artists in the world who has contributed this much in his career.
He is a great guitarist as well. In the case of religion, he is a Christian. In his career, he has earned the net worth of $275 million.
It is said that he is the highest-paid singer in the world as well. His fourth album “Killer” made the great impact to his audiences. It is the most selling album of his career.
If you are his fan, you can follow him on Twitter as well. There are around 514 thousand followers on Twitter. You can also view his songs on the YouTube.
To know more about his biography, you can visit Wikipedia as well as IMDB. If you want to have the information of any celebs, you can always remember us.