Dee Snider is a multi-talented personality with his functionality in the field of singing, songwriting, screenwriting, radio jockeying and acting. He was the lead singer in the 1980s heavy metal music band, Twisted Sister. Let us take an insight to the personal and professional life of Dee Snider and know his net worth as well.
Biography: Born in Astoria, Queens, New York, Snider was brought up in Baldwin Long Island. He did his graduation from Baldwin Senior High School in the year 1973. His father Bob was a New York state trooper who got retired and his mother Marguerite was a teacher who also got retired. While his father was a Jewish, his mother belongs to a catholic family. She was from a Swiss decent and it could be well seen in the upbringing of Dee Snider. Snider, as well as his siblings, were raised as Episcopalians as their mother joined the church very soon.
Dee Snider has an inclination towards music since his childhood and this is the reason why he started singing in the church choir since that time. he also used to sing for his school under the Baldwin High School Concert Choir and many other school choruses as well. His singing talent could not remain hidden for a longer period of time and due to this, he was selected to make a performance at the All-State Chorus for singing.
It was in the year 1981, October when Dee Snider got married to a costume designer Suzette. Together the couple had four children namely Jesse Blaze Snider who was born on September 19, 1982, Shane Royal Snider who took birth after 6 years on February 29, 1988. Later on December 7, 1989, another child Cody Blue Snider was born and again after 7 years they welcomed Cheyenne Jean Snider on October 31, 1996.
All his children are somehow related to TV shows and music. While his eldest son hosted MTV2 Rock in the year 2003 and become runner-up in MTV’s 2008 show Rock the Cradle, his two other children appear with him on MTV Cribs in 2005 to show his Long Island home.
Dee Snider is proud to be raised as a Christian and stated that “I was born and raised a Christian and I still adhere to those principles in the year 1985 during Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) Senate hearings.
Dee Snider had a glorified career which he started way back in the year 1976 with Twisted Sister. After working fabulously on the band he became the sole songwriter of it. His group released Under the Blade in September 1982 and got a good fan following after that. His album Stay hungry also got much attention and made him quite famous.
With his albums You Can’t Stop Rock ‘n’ Roll, We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock he gained much-desired popularity. His image of blond hair with a lot of eyeshadows and rouge with bright red lipstick got him famed. He was ranked 83 in the Hit Parader’s Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time.
It was in the year 2012 when he performed “We’re Not Gonna Take It” on America’s Got Talent. Later in the same year, he played the role of Larry which again made him popular. In the next year, Snider was honored as roastee at the Revolver Magazine/Guitar World Rock and Roll Roast of Dee Snider. During the 2015 Christmas season, he took the musical to Toronto.
The bands in which he gave his performance includes the following:
• Twisted Sister
• Bent Brother
Other than these his solo albums include Never Let the Bastards Wear You Down which was released in the year 2000, Dee Does Broadway in the year 2012 and We Are the Ones in the year 2016.
He has also given a lot of guest appearance in different soundtracks and music. Some of them are as follows:
• “Inconclusion” from Strangeland soundtrack (1998)
• “Crazy Train” on Bat Head Soup: A Tribute to Ozzy, 2000
• “Go to Hell” on Humanary Stew: A Tribute To Alice Cooper, 1999
• “Eleanor Rigby” on Eddie Ojeda’s Axes 2 Axes, 2005
• “SCG3 Special Report” on Lordi: The Arockalypse, 2006
• “Detroit Rock City” on Spin The Bottle: An All-Star Tribute To KISS, 2004
• “Howard Stern” on Sirius, February 8, 2006; 2007
• “Handlebar”; an episode of the television show “Kitchen Nightmares”, 2008
• “Episode#1.7”; an episode of the television show “Z Rock (ZO2)”, 2008
• Monster Circus live at the Las Vegas Hilton March 19–21 & 26–28, 2009
• “Paint it Black” on “Harder & Heavier-60’s British Invasion Goes Metal,” 2010
• “I Wanna Rock” on America’s Got Talent, 2010
• Appeared on “Chappelle’s Show” on Comedy Central, Season 1 Episode 6 as part of the “Ask a Gay Dude – with Mario Cantone” skit, Aired February 26, 2003
• “The Haunting” on Ghostlights, by Avantasia, 2016
• “Contract Sun” on XXX : 30 Years Of Metal by Hansen, 2016
How much is Dee Snider Net Worth in 2017
As of 2017, Dee Snider has the net worth of $10 million US dollars which is indeed going to elevate in the coming years. With his multi-talents, he is on the verge of making more money and even more assets.
Dee Snider has worked brilliantly and his work can be seen on different platforms. No wonder this versatile man has managed to achieve a lot of success and therefore his net worth is worth pondering upon.