Today we are going to present you a popular American singer and producer who is known by his stage name Phil Anselmo.
If you have heard of him, then you certainly know how popular he is. If you decide to read this article that we have prepared for you, then you will see all about his career and professional success.
Also, we are going to tell you some things from his personal life, we are going to mention his net worth, as well as many other interesting details from his life.
However, we are going to start from his early years. We will tell you where Phil Anselmo was born, where he spent his childhood, etc. We are going to mention some details about his family, too.
We hope that you will like this article about Phil Anselmo and it will certainly help you understand who Phil Anselmo is and in which way he earned his popularity.
Before we tell you the most important facts about the early years of Phil Anselmo, we have to tell you that his full name is not Phil Anselmo, but he was born as Philip Hansen Anselmo.
However, most people know him as Phil Anselmo and he made great career by using this nickname. In this article we are going to use his nickname, too.
Phil Anselmo was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. and date of his birth is June 30, 1968. He is 51 years old now.
Even though Phil Anselmo was born in the U.S., he has Italian, French and Danish ancestry as well. It is known that the father of Phil Anselmo was the owner of a restaurant that was located in Metairie, Louisiana.
The name of this restaurant was Anselmo’s. However, this restaurant was closed because of some financial problems.
When Phil Anselmo was a child, he used to work on fishing boats. There is an interesting fact related to the early years of Phil Anselmo that we are going to mention now.
When he was 14 years old, he caused a fire in the house of his parents at the moment when he wanted to make a prank on his sister. In this accident a lot of furniture was damaged, but fortunately he and his sister were not hurt.
When it comes to the education of Phil Anselmo, it is known that he was going to a couple of schools in Texas and Louisiana. One of those schools is Grace King High School in Metairie, Louisiana, U.S.
Now you are going to see the most important things related to Phil Anselmo’s career. We have told you that he is very successful, but now you are going to find out what was the beginning of his career and many other interesting things.
When it comes to the music career of Phil Anselmo, we have to say that it started in the year 1981. He joined the band that was known as Samhain and after that he joined the band called Razor White.
The biggest success in his career Phil Anselmo made as a member of a heavy metal band called Pantera. He became a member of this band in the year 1987 when he was only 19 years old. It is known that Pantera band existed also before Phil Anselmo, but it wasn’t very successful. When he became a member of band Pantera, Phil Anselmo had to move to Texas.
At that time band Pantera released their 4th album that had a title Power Metal. This album was released in the year 1988 and it brought fame to band Pantera. The 5th studio album of band Pantera was released in 1990 and its name was Cowboys from Hell, while the 6th album of this band was Vulgar Display of Power and it was released in the year 1992. The 7th studio album of Pantera was released in the year 1994 and it had a title Far Beyond Driven.
We will also mention the 8th studio album of this band that was released in the year 1996. This album was titled The Great Southern Trendkill and it became very popular.
The next year (1997) was very important for Phil Anselmo and also for band Pantera. In that year Pantera released an official live album that had a title Official Live: 101 Proof. The 9th studio album of Pantera was released in the year 2000 and it was the last studio album of this band. Its title was Reinventing the Steel. We have also to mention that the first compilation album of Pantera was released in the year 2003.
Phil Anselmo was also a member of a popular heavy metal band called Down. This band was formed in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the year 1991. It is important to mention that Phil Anselmo and his friends formed also a band Superjoint Ritual. Music that this band performed was hardcore punk and groove metal.
As you can see, Phil Anselmo was a member of many music bands. Most of them were heavy metal bands and we have mentioned a couple of them.
However, we are also going to mention a couple of side projects of Phil Anselmo. For example, there was a hardcore punk band called Arson Anthem, in which Phil Anselmo was playing a guitar. There was also a band Christ Inversion that was typical for the lyrics based on Satanism.
Phil Anselmo was also a member of a band Southern Isolation, as well as a member of a band Viking Crown. From the year 1998 until the year 2000 Phil Anselmo was a member of a group Eibon. Phil Anselmo was also a front man of a band that was known as Scour. This band was created in the year 2016 and it was a black metal band.
When it comes to the career of Phil Anselmo, we are also going to mention the influences that he had on his music. Some of the most important influences on the music of Phil Anselmo were an English rock band called Black Sabbath, a punk rock band Black Flag, an English heavy metal band called Judas Priest, an English metal band Venom, etc.
You are going to see now a couple of the most important facts about the personal life of Phil Anselmo.
We have promised you that we are going to reveal you a couple of things from the personal life of Phil Anselmo and now we are going to do that. It is known that Phil Anselmo is in a happy relationship since the year 2011. The name of his girlfriend is Kate Richardson.
When it comes to Phil’s private life, we have to mention that he was married in the past. Actually, he was a couple of years in a relationship with Stephanie Opal Weinstein and they married finally in October 2001. However, they divorced 3 years later, which means in the year 2004.
Apart from his love life, we have also to mention that Phil Anselmo was addicted to drugs. Actually, he had a big pain in his back and he used different painkillers and other pills.
In 2005 he had a surgery and it was successful, but he needed a couple of months to recover and to come back to a stage.
It is also known that Phil Anselmo had an overdose with heroin and because of that he was in hospital a couple of days.
However, in the year 2005 he stopped using drugs and he started living in a healthy way. Also, Phil Anselmo stopped drinking alcohol in the year 2016.
When it comes to the personal life of Phil Anselmo, we have to mention his personal interests, too. It is known that Phil Anselmo has a big collection of horror movies. He loves horror movies and horror culture in general. When it comes to sports, it is known that Phil Anselmo loves boxing and he is a big fan of New Orleans Saints, a professional American football team.
You are going to see now a couple of the most important facts related to the biography of Phil Anselmo. Most of them you have already seen, but there are also some other facts that we are going to share with you in the following chapter.
Full name: Philip Hansen Anselmo
Nickname: Phil Anselmo
Date of Birth: June 30, 1968
Birth place: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Residence: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Education: Grace King High School, Metairie, Louisiana, U.S.
Occupation: Musician, producer, songwriter
Personal Life and Family
Ethnicity: White (Danish, Italian and French ancestry)
Father’s name: Phil Anselmo
Mother’s name: Michelle Robards
Siblings: Brother Jerry Anselmo, sister Mary Colclough (half-sister)
Marital status: In a relationship
Girlfriend: Kate Richardson
Children: No children
Hobbies: Boxing, watching horror movies
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 1.82 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight: 77 kg (169.76 lbs)
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Dark brown
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $6 million
You have seen in this article that Phil Anselmo is a very successful musician. He became popular because he was one of the members of a band called Pantera. Being the lead singer of this band brought great fame to Phil Anselmo and also a lot of money. Apart from being a member of this band, he was also a member of many other bands and he has a lot of studio albums in his career. All this made him rich, so we can say that today his estimated net worth is around 6 million dollars.
You have seen in this article the whole story about Phil Anselmo and his life. We have told you that he is a popular American singer, producer and songwriter. His music genres are heavy metal, black metal, hardcore punk, etc.
He was born on June 30, 1968, so he is 51 years old now. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. and it is also his current residence. Even though Phil Anselmo is an American, he has Danish, French and Italian ancestry as well.
Phil Anselmo was the lead singer of the band Pantera, which brought him great popularity. Apart from that, he was also a member of many other bands, such as Razor White, Superjoint Ritual, Viking Crown, Down, etc. The estimated net worth of Phil Anselmo is 6 million dollars.
When it comes to his personal life, we have to tell you that he was in a marriage with Stephanie Opal Weinstein from 2001 until 2004. Nowadays he is in a happy relationship with Kate Richardson, but he doesn’t have children.
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