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The Alice Cooper Fact Sheet – 5 Things You Need To Know

Who Is Alice Cooper? - Net Worth, Age, Bio, Wife

The hippies wanted peace and love.
We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.

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Alice Cooper is one of the world’s most legendary rock stars, having earned fame thanks to his unique voice and his ability to create perfect head-banging songs that are full of energy. His music, combined with his on and off-stage antics, earned him the nickname “The Godfather Of Shock Rock”.

However, there are all kinds of things about Alice Cooper that are actually not known, and plenty of things that fans of Alice Cooper find themselves pondering. How old is Alice Cooper Now? What’s the story with his hot sauce? Who is Alice Cooper’s wife?

Without going into to too much detail about his life and musical career (that’s a story for another day), we have put together the ultimate Alice Cooper fact sheet that covers everything you need to know about the rock icon.

If you have ever found yourself wondering about the history and life of Alice Cooper, then you really could not have come to a better place.

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The 2 Minute Alice Cooper Bio

Alice Cooper, born Vincent Damon Furnier is a singer who has a career spanning over multiple decades. However, like many of his contemporaries, Alice Cooper did not actually start off as a solo act, instead, he was initially a member of a band known as ‘The Earwigs’.

Eventually, the name of the band was changed to ‘Alice Cooper’, and this was the name that Alice eventually adopted as his own stage name when he went solo.

Alongside The Earwigs, Alice Cooper released numerous albums, but none of them quite compared to the albums that Alice Cooper would eventually release independently.

Over the entire length of his extensive career, Alice Cooper has managed to sell well over 50 million records, making him one of the best-selling recording artists of all time.

Alice Cooper is often credited with originating the subgenre of ‘Shock rock’, which is a form of rock music that places an emphasis on shocking audiences and listeners.

This is evidenced by the numerous garish outfits that Alice Cooper was known for wearing, as well as the subject matter that his lyrics covered across his numerous tracks. Alice Cooper has stated that he has drawn much of his visual and sonic inspiration from horror films. 

Over the years, Alice Cooper has dealt with a number of issues, such as drug addiction and alcoholism. However, over the course of the 1980s, Alice Cooper was able to overcome his own addictions and his alcoholism.

To take things one step further, however, Alice Cooper now dedicates a large portion of his time to helping to counsel and assist other musicians to deal with their own addictions. Because of his work in helping drug addicts, Alice Cooper has received a number of awards recognizing his efforts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Alice Cooper’s Net Worth?

Currently, Alice Cooper’s net worth is around $50 Million. It should generally come as no surprise that Alice Cooper is worth so much, thanks to how recognizable his name is, and how much air-time his music continues to receive.

His songs are still regularly played on the radio, and they still often receive a high number of streams by both loyal fans and casual listeners.

What Is Alice Cooper’s Age?

Alice Cooper was born on February 4th, 1948. At the time of writing this article (January 2023), he is about to celebrate his 75th birthday.

What Is Alice Cooper’s Hot Sauce?

Alice Cooper has his very own brand of hot sauce! The sauce is sold under his own name, and is known as ‘Alice Cooper Poison Reaper Hot Sauce’.

The sauce contains ingredients such as Carolina Reaper Chile Peppers, Black Pepper, and Vinegar. It goes without saying that the sauce is extremely hot!

Who Is Alice Cooper’s Wife?

Alice Cooper’s wife is Sheryl Goddard, and the two have been married to each other since 1976.

Sheryl Goddard is a ballerina instructor and choreographer who actually performed alongside Alice Cooper on stage during his tours. 

The couple two have had three children, Sonora, and Calico, who are girls, and their son Dashiell.

What Is Alice Cooper’s Real Name?

Alice Cooper’s real name is Vincent Damon Furnier. It doesn’t have the same rock star ring to it does it?

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To Wrap Up 

This is just a small glimpse into the wild and wonderful life of Alice Cooper, perhaps one of the most beloved and well-known rock musicians responsible for changing the image of rock forever, and injecting a little bit of shock and awe into the genre that many felt it was missing for some time. 

We hope that this has proven enlightening, but also entertaining and that you now feel equipped to better enjoy Cooper’s extensive discography. 

If you have three and a half minutes to spare, check out this mini-documentary from Music Documentaries.