Marilyn Manson was an American known as numerous roles, including musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor, painter, multimedia artist, and former music journalist. Together with his eponymous band Marilyn Manson, who released records in the 1990s, such as Antichrist Superstar and Mechanical Animals, he had reputation of his controversial personality and allegedly negative influence on young people. He has been ranked in theTop 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists and nominated four Grammy Awards. In addtion to the singing career, he took in several other areas, typically detuting his film David Lynch's Lost Highway in 1997 as an actor and holding his first art show, The Golden Age of Grotesque, at theLos Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions center on September 13-14, 2002.
He was born in Canton, Ohio and of German and English descent. In his childhood, he attended his mother's Episcopal church, though his father was a Catholic. He studied in Heritage Christian School from first grade to tenth grade and then moved to GlenOak High School and graduated from there in 1987. In 1990, he enrolled in Broward Community College in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in order to get a degree in journalism and gained more experience in the field by writing articles for a music magazine, 25th Parallel.
On November 28, 2005, Marilyn Manson and
Dita Von Teesewere privately married in their home but officially divorced in the next two years. From that, Manson was known for involving in several relationships, however, all were stated to be broken up afterwards.