If we are to speak of the frontman of heavy metal, undoubtedly the name ‘Sebastian Bach’ comes before any other!
Sebastian Philip Bierk, popularly known as Sebastian Bach, is a Canadian singer-songwriter who gained notoriety as the frontman of heavy metal band Skid Row from 1987 – 1996.
He maintains a solo career, has been on Broadway, and has been in films and television shows such as Final Rinse (1999), Gilmore Girls (2000), and Rock of Ages (2012). Sebastian Bach’s discography, known as Bachography is enriched with some of the coolest metal CDs/DVD’s of the 90’s decade. This article includes Sebastian Bach’s life journey to date.
Sebastian Bach Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||12 million dollars|
|Date of Birth||April 3, 1968, in Freeport, Bahamas|
|Height||6′ 4″ (1.93 meters)|
|Source of wealth||Professional Singer, Songwriter, actor|
|Country of origin||Canadian|
|Last updated||June 2021|
Bach grew up in Peterborough, Ontario, after being born in the Bahamas. He was the youngest of eight children. His brother Zac Bierk plays ice hockey. He is the brother of actress Dylan Bierk.
He used to be a choir boy for a church at the age of 8. He loved singing “Gloria in Excelsis Deo” with them. Bach went to Lakefield College School. It was in his school days when he fell for rock music. There is not much information about Sebastian’s education.
His father David Bierk (d. 2002) was a well-known painter. He created an album cover for Skid Row and inner cover art for a few other band’s albums, one of Bach’s solo recordings and solo effort.
Wikkid Kid (1983–1985)
Kid Wikkid’s members were based in Peterborough, Ontario. 14-year-old Bach auditioned for them, unaware of the required ages, and was recruited by guitarist and bandleader Jason Delorme.
Skid Row (1987–1996)
These are the most important years of his career with full of controversies.
Skid Row was formed in the mid-1980s with fronting the group as lead vocalist, and they began playing at various clubs around the New Jersey area. Fallon left the band in 1987, leaving Dave Sabo in search of a lead vocalist. Bach heard about the opening and flew to New Jersey to audition.
He became the band’s lead vocalist in 1987. Skid Row gained materialistic success for their two debut albums Slave to the Grind (1991) and Skid Row (1989).
Broadway and Other Projects (1996–2006)
The Last Hard Men was an initiative of Bach In 1996. In 1999, Baz released his first solo album “Bring ‘Em Bach Alive!” He began playing in Broadway productions in 2000. A DVD video of live stage performances named Forever Wild was released in June 2004. Bach co-joined Axl Rose on stage with the song “My Michelle”.
SuperGroup and Angel Down (2006–2010)
Bach with Scott Ian, Ted Nugent, Evan Seinfeld, and Jason Bonham starred in the VH1 show Supergroup in May 2006. The mighty five musicians formed a band called “Fist” which later changed in the reality show to “Democracy”.
Big Noize (2012–2013)
Big Noize was an All-Star band consisting of founder member and drummer Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio, Heaven & Hell) Carlos Cavazo (Quiet Riot), Bassist Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne), and vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow).
Give ‘Em Hell (2013–present)
With this, Bob Marlette returned as producer. Bach made a partnership with Steve Stevens, John 5, and Duff McKagan for the upcoming releases.
Bach hаѕ rесеіvеd several nоmіnаtіоns and аwаrdѕ.
- Hіѕ іnvоlvеmеnt wіth Ѕkіd Rоw and contribution in heavy metal song industry wоn him thе ‘American Music Award’ іn 1990.
- Bach won Nоrthеаѕt Film Fеѕtіvаl Award fоr hіѕ role іn the film ‘Аmеrісаn Ѕаtаn’.
- He wаѕ also nоmіnаtеd for hіѕ role in the film ‘Аdultѕ Оnlу’ in an event of the Іndіе Series Аwаrd.
Age, Height, and Weight
Sebastian is 53 years old as of 2021. He is 190 cm tall, or 6’ 3”. He weighs 67 kgs or 146 lbs. Moreover, he has light brown colored eyes and blonde hair.
Bach started wooing Maria Aquinar in the mid-1980s. Paris, the couple’s son, was born in 1988. 4 years later in June, Sebastian married Aquinar. They were blessed with a son, London, and a beautiful daughter, Sebastiana, in 1994 and 2007 consecutively. Bach and Aquinar filed for divorce in 2010.
Later, Bach started dating Minnie Gupta who was a model in December 2010. They decided to get engaged in 2012, but the engagement was terminated at the end of 2014.
Bach proposed to Suzanne Le on December 28, 2014, after two months of dating. They married in August 2015 and now reside in Los Angeles.
Bach was fired from the Skid row band in 1996 after disagreements over musical material. Later on, infuriating Bolan, the disagreement between Sebastian Bach and the other coworkers regarding the KISS show and Prunella Scales gradually forced him to stay out of Skid Row. 4 years posterior, Skid Row performed the opening play of 2000 Kiss Farewell Tour. Sebastian wasn’t a part anymore.
In 1991, Bach faced severe controversy after putting on a tee that said, “AIDS Kills Fags Dead”. This troubled his reputation and lowered fan following the same year.
He later asked for forgiveness for wearing that t-shirt and passing on ill perception on a show on MTV. He said he wore it without reading the text properly as the shirt was thrown by a fan.
Sebastian Bach Net Worth in June 2021
Ѕеbаѕtіаn’ѕ саrееr has been an amazing one that paid him off well. His mаѕѕ еѕtіmаtеd nеt wоrth is around $12 mіllіоn аѕ оf June 2021.
Не has played multiple roles in the film industry and television shows along with rocking the muѕіс іnduѕtrу making significant contributions in the entertainment world. His international music tours are in high demand among millions of die-hard fans!
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