He’s known for his dark style and his wicked sense of reality. For these reasons, he has often fascinated people if not blatantly scared them! His antics never ceased to amaze both fans and spectators during his life as a performer and masquerade. Needless to say, he managed to be a bizarre icon during his days and here are some things that you probably didn’t even know about him:
1. His real name is Brian Hugh Warner.
He was born in Ohio. His father was a Catholic.
2. He even attended Catholic school for most of his childhood.
It was called Heritage Christian School.
3. He originally pursued a career in music journalism.
His major was journalism at Broward College in Fort Lauderdale.
4. His first band was started up in 1989 and it was called “Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids”.
They enjoyed a lot of popularity in the state of Florida. In 1992, they simply called themselves “Marilyn Manson”. It was a combination of the name Marilyn Monroe and the serial killer Charles Manson.
5. He was engaged three different times but only married once.
Engaged to Rose McGowan, Dita Von Teese and Evan Rachel Wood. He married Dita Von Teese. They divorced after a year.
6. He had a few acting roles. He was Ron Tully in the final season of ’Sons of Anarchy’.
He had to grow a goatee.