The mention of the name ‘Twisted Sisters’ band only brings one person to mind, Dee Snider, who was the lead singer for the band in the early 1980s. Dee is a singer-songwriter, radio personality, actor and a screenwriter of the American origin. Let’s have a close look at the net worth of Dee Snider in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
His birth name is Daniel Snider, born on March 15, 1955 in New York, the US. His parents are Bob Snider, a retired State Trooper, and Marguerite Snider, a former art teacher. Dee was raised in Baldwin, Long Island. He acquired his elementary education from the Baldwin Senior High School, from where he graduated in 1973.
Dee and his siblings were raised as Episcopalians, and as a child, he used to sing in the church choir. He also sang in the Baldwin high Concert Choir as well as in many school choruses.
In October 1981, Snider got married to Suzette Snider, who was a costume designer for the ‘Twisted Sisters’ band. The couple has four children, Shane, Cody, Jesse and Cheyenne. Dee also has four grandchildren. Snider and his family reside in East Setauket, New York.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Dee joined the band ‘Twisted Sisters’ in early 1976. He began writing songs for the band immediately. The first studio album that the band released was called ‘Under the Blade,’ in 1982. The album did well and quickly develop a following in the UK.
With Dee being the lead singer, the band released a second album called You Can’t Stop Rock ‘n’ Roll. Their 1984 collection was a big breakthrough for the group. It was entitled Stay Hungry.
In 1987, Dee was the host of the Heavy Metal Mania, which was an MTV show. The band Twisted Sisters broke up in 1987 and Snider was very devastated. The group had released a total of five albums. Later in the 1990s, Dee formed the Widowmaker together with three other members and they released two albums.
Snider began hosting The House of Hair on over 200 radio stations on the hard rock/heavy metal radio show. Starting 1999 to 2003, Dee was the host of a morning show on Hartford Connecticut Clear Channel. He voiced for the cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants, and also Jak and Daxter video game.
Dee has made guest appearances in several shows. Some of the shows he appeared with his family. So far, there is no international award to his name. In 2014, Dee got honoured in Music Biz Awards Luncheon.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of the former lead singer of The Twisted Sisters band is estimated to be $12 million. The primary source of his income is his singing career. He also made a considerable amount from his career as a radio personality. His many appearances on several shows added to his net value.
Dee Snider is a very famous personality in the entertainment industry. He is very active in the diverse career that has brought him not only fame but also wealth. He was ranked position 83 in the Top 100 Metal Vocalists of all the Time by the Hit Parader Magazine. Dee is a real legend in the music industry.