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Full NameBrian Patrick Carroll
First NameBrian
Middle NamePatrick
Last NameCarroll
Birth NameBrian Patrick Carroll
Other NameBuckethead
Birth CityPomona, California
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameTom Carroll
Father ProfessionAthletic Director
Mother NameNancy Carroll
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Height198 cm
Networth$8 M
Date of BirthMay 13,1969
Age51 years

Who Is Buckethead & What Is His Net Worth? 

Buckethead is an American multi-instrumentalist musician who has a net worth of $8 million as of 2019. He is popular for his innovative ways of playing guitar and his distinctive personality of wearing the KFC bucket on his head. 

His music style involved several genres like progressive metal, Funk, Blues, ambient, bluegrass, and avant-garde music. Besides, Buckethead earned his massive public image from his collaboration with one of the greatest hard rock band, Guns N' Roses

Throughout his career, he has released 32 solo albums, 275 albums in the Pikes Series, and 307 albums/songs overall. 

Details on his Net Worth, Income Sources, and Earnings

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Buckhead is estimated to own a wealth of around $8 million as of August 2019. His primary source of income is his career as a professional guitarist as well as his contracts and tours. 

Buckethead with his signature guitar Gibson
Buckethead with his signature guitar Gibson

In the United States, musician earn in the range of $15 to $33 per hour that earns them $19k to $88k per year. 

Short Career Highlights: Songs and Success

Buckethead learned playing guitar at a young age of 12 from an eldely man who lived down the road. Following his leave from the band Class-X, he sent a song called Brazos in a Guitar Player magazine contest which grabbed him the magazine editor Jas Obrecht attention. The two became good friends and started working together. 

While working with Obrcht, he learned hugely from Luke Sacco. He garnered public attention after the release of his first two demo tapes titled Giant Robot and Bucketheadland Blueprints on John Zorn's Japanese Avant record label. 

Did You Know? Buckethead auditioned for the Red Hot Chilli Peppers but was not selected. 

He released his solo album 'The Day of the Robot' in 1996. He also contributed in several movies' soundtrack including Mortal Kombat and Johnny Mnemonic. Since then, he has released several hit albums like The Day of the Robot and Colma

In 1999, Buckethead released his fifth album Monsters and Robots which eventually became his best-selling album of his career. 

Here is a list of a few of his albums and release date:

YearAlbum Title
2001Somewhere Over the Slaughterhouse
2002Bermuda Triangle
2003Bucketheadland 2
2004The Cuckoo Clocks of Hell
2006Crime Slunk Scene
2012Electric Sea
2017Bucketheadland 5-13 10 31

Collaboration with Guns N' Roses

Buckethead became the member of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses from 2000 to 2004 as the lead guitarist for the band replacing Robin Finck who had replaced Slash in 

Two legends in one frame. Left: Buckethead and Right: Slash
Two legends in one frame. Left: Buckethead and Right: Slash

While in band, he recorded the delayed album Chinese Democracy alongside Axl Rose, and Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus. 

Moreover, Bucekthead has released two new tracks to honor the 24th birthday of basketball player LeBron James.

Likewise, one of his tracks The Homing Beacon was a tribute to Michael Jackson, while 'Happy Birthday MJ 23' was in the honor of Michael Jordan on his 53rd birthday. 

Where does Buckethead live? Assets, House, Endorsements, and Lifestyle

The talented guitarist has not revealed his locations and details on house and cars but we can surely say that he owns a thousand or even a  million dollar mansion. 

The median house price in the United States starts from $266,800 which can vary from locations as per Zillow. 

Talking about his assets, he owns some eye-catching guitar collections. Here is a list of a few of them: 

  • Gibson Buckethead Signature Les Paul which can cost around $4,600 to $4,800
  • Jackson Buckethead Signature Roundhorn V
  • Gibson SST- $1,000
  • Gibson 1969 Les Paul Custom
  • Custom built Jackson Doubleneck
  • Heartfield Talon II
  • Steinberger GS
  • Ibanez RRocket Roll II
Buckethead with his Signature Roundhorn V
Buckethead with his Signature Roundhorn V

Similarly, here is a list of Amplifiers used by our very own skilled Buckethead:

  • Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier- $2,449
  • Mesa Stiletto Trident head- $1000 to $900
  • ENGL Powerball head- $2,299
  • Marshall JVM410H head- $2,599 to $2,499
  • Peavey 5150 head- $999
  • EVH 5150 III 50 watt head-$1,099
  • Rockman XP-100

Buckethead's Personal Life- Age Height, Family, and Relationship

Buckethead was born Brian Patrick Carroll on 13th May 1969, in Pomona, California, to father Tom Carroll, and mother Nancy Carroll. He grew-up alongside his siblings: Lynn, Lisa, Lori, and John. Brian holds American nationality, whereas, his ethnic background is unknown. 

He is 50 years old as of 2019. He is 6 feet 4 inches (198 cm) tall in height. 

Buckethead's real name is Brian Patrick Carroll
Buckethead's real name is Brian Patrick Carroll

Talking about his relationship status, Buckethead has been an introvert who is fully focused on his career. He has not mentioned his relationship status to the public to date. 

Updated On Tue Aug 20 2019 Published On Tue Aug 20 2019 By Amy