What is Sid Wilson’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Born:||20 January 1977|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Salary:||$1 Million (Annual)|
Sid Wilson popularly known as DJ Starscream is a professional American keyboard artist and rapper who has a net worth of $10 million. He became associated for his daring performances with the heavy metal band, Slipknot.
Wilson has performed stage dives during Grammy awards while winning band concerts in the past. Wilson has made huge contributions to the band including creative background noises and sound effects. Wilson started another group besides the band, named SID, which started touring in 2010, and is also the group’s lead singer.
Sid George Wilson III was born on January 20th, 1977, in Iowa, United States of America. He is popularly known as DJ Starscream or #0 and was the youngest member of the Grammy-award-winning metal band, Slipknot. Alessandro Venturella and drummer Jay Weinberg joined the band and replaced Wilson as the youngest member of the band.
Wilson was raised in Iowa and is of English descent. He derived the name Slipknot from the ‘Transformers’, a movie character with the same name. Being a fan of the Transformers franchise, Wilson also sports tattoos from the same.
Wilson’s music can be described as horror-like noises, scratching, and heavy sound effects that are a genre of music called heavy metal. He insisted on being number zero when there were numbers assigned to each band member since number 0 exemplified filth. Wilson is also known for his stage dives but faced an injury in one of the events and broke his heels by jumping from a height of 10 feet.
Wilson has performed for Slipknot since 1998 and began playing keyboard for the band in 2008. While being DJ Starscream, he has released albums ‘Full Metal Scratch It’, 2003, ‘Abunaii Sounds – Tataku On Your Atarna,’2003, ‘Sound Assault,’2005, ‘Live at Konkrete Jungle New York City,’ 2005, ‘The New Leader,’ 2006, and ‘This Is Full Metal Jungle Vol. 1,’ 2008.
Besides Slipknot, Wilson has made a significant following for himself, especially in Japan, AKA DJ Starscream, and is signed to N20 Records, a Japanese record label. Wilson has collaborated with Japanese artists such as Hiroshi Kyono, The Mad Capsule Markets for the song ‘HAKAI(Destroy)’ and was released for,’ The Songs for Death Note the movie – The Last name Tribute,’ which was dedicated to the second film of ‘Death Note.’
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He began touring with his other band, SID, in 2010 and was the lead vocalist of the band. Wilson released SID’s debut album in 2011 and was the support act for the band Vamps at their New York and Los Angeles shows. Wilson prefers to wear gas masks that were customized to represent skulls during his performances.
Wilson had sported the same during ‘Subliminal Verses World Tour,’ and had grown long hair and wore masks that represented skulls. In another album for ‘All Hope is Gone’, he sported robot-like masks, dedicated to the Transformers franchise. The masks are animatronically controlled allowing him to make expressions.
One of the band members, Paul Gray, who was the bassist of the band Slipknot, passed away in 2010. After Gray’s death, Wilson returned to wearing his old mask and a red jumpsuit as a tribute to Gray in his ‘Memorial World Tour.’ Wilson announced a new mask in his 2013 Ozzfest Japan in Tokyo.
The mask was designed by a Ukrainian artist, Bob Basset. Bob Basset’s designs have also been featured on Slipknot’s music video, a single called ‘The Devil in I,’ from their album ‘5: The Gray Chapter,’ released in 2014. Wilson again changed his mask for their sixth album ‘We Are Not Your Kind,’ which was an animatronic death mask representing his face that was covered partly by a robe and a black hood. The masks garnered a lot of attention, mostly positive considering the masks were his signature style for his performances.
The Slipknot band artist and the English actress, Kelly Osbourne are in a relationship together for quite a while. The duo is expecting their first child but that’s about all the information that is known about their relationship at present. The duo knew each other for 20 years before they began dating.
They happened to cross paths when Wilson was touring with Ozzfest in 1999. They remained friends for a long time until they began dating. The actress also dedicated a lovely Instagram post to Wilson stating that he is her best friend, and soulmate and is in deeply in love with the artist. Osbourne made the pregnancy announcement in May 2022.
Sid Wilson’s Net Worth
Sid Wilson’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million with a salary of $1 million per year. The majority of his income comes from as a band artist and the music industry. Sid Wilson is a member of Slipknot band which is an American heavy metal band formed by percussionist Shawn Crahan, drummer Joey Jordison, and bassist Paul Gray.