- Joey Jordison was an American prolific musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer of the heavy metal band Slipknot. On 26 July 2021, he passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 46.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Dead, Cause of Death, and Funeral
- Dating, Girlfriend, and Marriage
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Joey Jordison was an American prolific musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer of the heavy metal band Slipknot. On 26 July 2021, he passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 46.
Originally from Des Moines, Iowa, Nathan Jonas Jordison was born on 26 April 1975 under the star sign Taurus. The Slipknot drummer was American by nationality and belonged to the Caucasian ethnicity. He passed away in his sleep on 26 July 2021.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Jordison was best known as the drummer of the metal band Slipknot and guitarist for horror punk band Murderdolls. Early in his career, he performed with many bands. In the summer of 1995, he joined the group The Pale Ones, which later changed to Slipknot. He played in the band until he departed from the band in December 2013.
The Slipknot drummer performed on four studio albums and produced the live album 9.0: Live. In 2013, he founded Scar the Martyr and served as the drummer until the band disbanded in 2016. He also performed with other metal groups such as Metallica, Korn, Rob Zombie, Otep, Ministry, and Satyricon. He was playing for the band Sinsaenum before his death.
Jordison was living an expensive life, thanks to the massive wealth he accrued through his music career. Before his death, his net worth was estimated at $5 million.
Dead, Cause of Death, and Funeral
Jordison was suffering from acute transverse myelitis with symptoms starting from 2010. He was not diagnosed for a long time, which progressed to the loss of use of his left leg. He died peacefully in his sleep on 26 June 2021 at age 46.
His family said in a statement:
“We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist passed away peacefully in his sleep. Joey’s death has left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable sorrow.”
No cause or place of death was provided. His family said there would be a private funeral.
Dating, Girlfriend, and Marriage
Jordison was never married. However, he was reportedly dating model Amanda Victoria at the time of his death. They do not have any kids together.
The drummer was previously linked to musician and fashion designer Lexa Vonn. He was also rumored to have dated Talena Atfield, Kim Dylla, Illyria Jade, and Abby Franklin.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The Slipknot drummer was born to parents Steve and Jackie Jordison. He grew up with two younger sisters in a rural outside of Waukee. His parents brought him his first drum kit when he was eight years old. His parents divorced when he was young.
After the divorce, he and his sisters lived with their mother. His mother remarried and set up a funeral parlor.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Jordison had a decent height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighed around 78kg before his death. He had long black hair and brown eyes.