Slash is a musician, guitarist, and songwriter with American and British origins. He is considered as one of the world’s greatest guitarists of all time. Slash started his solo career after leaving “Guns N’ Roses,” and his performance has been remarkable with and without the band. Now let’s have a close look at Slash’s net worth in 2018.
Saul Hudson “Slash” was born on July 23, 1965, in Hampstead in London, England, United Kingdom. His father Anthony Hudson is a musician who made a few album covers for a few musicians such as Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, and his mother Ola Hudson was from America with African origins, she worked as a costume designer, and David Bowie was one of her clients but she died in 2009 because of a lung cancer.
Slash was first grown in his hometown, for some time by his father only due to his mother’s work. Slash and his father later went to Los Angeles joining Slash’s mother, but his parents separated in 1974. He has one brother, and his name is Albion Hudson. Slash lived with his mother following his parent’s separation. During that time, he used to go with his mother to work. The actor Seymour Cassel came up with his name “Slash” due to his behavior at that time. Slash attended the Beverly Hills High School.
Slash was first married to the actress Renee Suran. They got married in 1992 and divorced in 1997. Slash married Perla Ferrar in 2001. They separated, reconciled, filed for divorce twice and currently the divorce is still in progress. Slash and Perla have two sons together, London Emilio Hudson and Cash Anthony Hudson. Following his separated from Perla, Slash dated Meegan Hodges.
As for his start, Slash was first going to form a band along with Steven Adler but it never really happened. He was practicing around 12 hours a day. Around 1981, Slash joined a band named “Tidus Sloan.” 2 years later he found a band naming it “Road Crew” along with Steven Adler, they searched for a drummer and a singer, found Duff McKagan but never found a singer so decided to separate.
Following that, Slash and Steven Adler joined a band named “Hollywood Rose” for some time, and then tried to join two bands but failed and their names are Black Sheep and Poison. Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin asked Slash to join them in “Guns N’ Roses.” His starting days with the Guns N’ Roses were about playing and performing in clubs such as Troubadour, Roxy Theatre and Whisky a Go-Go. Their debut album “Appetite for Destruction” was released in 1987, made around 30 million in sales and ranked on top charts. In 1996, it was announced that Slash left “Guns N’ Roses.”
Slash released his self-titled studio album in 2010, with the participation of Guns N’ Roses debut album members. His latest work was an album along with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators titled “World on Fire,” and it was a hit as it successfully ranked on top charts.
Awards & Achievements
Slash is one of the world’s greatest guitarists. He was named as the best guitarist by many magazines such as Esquire. With “Guns N’ Roses”, Slash won many awards including the American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Single “Sweet Child o’ Mine”, 2 American Music Awards for Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album “Appetite for Destruction”, the Billboard Music Award for Top New Pop Artist, 4 MTV Video Music Awards and other awards.
Net Worth of Slash
The estimated net worth of the guitarist and songwriter Slash is estimated at $40 million. He made his 10’s of millions from the albums he released, performed and was sold along with “Guns N’ Roses” and solo. Slash and the band earned around $30 million from their debut album “Appetite for Destruction.” Slash earned from his debut self-titled album sales around $1 million.
Slash is one of the world’s best musician and greatest guitarists. He and Guns N’ Roses band started in clubs before recording and releasing albums. Slash began his solo career after leaving the band, and his latest work is a live album titled “Slash Live at the Roxy 9.25.14”.