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Graduated GlenOak High School in Plain township [1987]

His name comes from com-binding the first name of famed move starlet - Marilyn Monroe - and the last name of infamous cult leader/mass murderer - Charles Manson.

In his free time he paints and writes.

He has a collection of medical prosthetics (artificial limbs, glass eyes, etc.) and vintage metal lunch boxes.

The original name of his rock group was "Marilyn Manson and The Spooky Kids".

(1998-2001) Engaged to Rose McGowan.

Owns a home in Los Angeles once used as a studio by The Rolling Stones.

Has a contact lense style named after him, "The Marilyn Manson Look."

Was given the title, "Reverend" by Anton Szandor LaVey.

Has displayed (and sold some of) his watercolor paintings at The Los Angeles Contemporary Exihibtions museum. Some of his buyers were Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nicolas Cage and Jack Osbourne.

Dramatically changes music and artist direction with each new album.

The cover of the Mechanical Animals CD was edited in Japan because it showed Mr. Manson with 6 fingers on his left hand and NOT because he was "naked."

The cover of the Mechanical Animals CD caused the album to be banned from many stores because it showed Mr. Manson as a naked alien.

Severely injured his ankle during the "Rock is Dead" tour.

Director David Lynch had a recurring role planned for him, once Mulholland Drive (2001) went into series production. Of course the TV show never happened and Lynch made an award winning big screen film out of the planned pilot episode.

His 1996 album "Antichrist Superstar" came fifth in Classic Rock Magazine's list of the 30 greatest concept albums of all time. [March 2003]

Was originally approached to do the musical score of the remake of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" but had to drop out at the last minute due to schedule complications resulting from the release of The Golden Age of Grotesque.

His album, The Golden Age of Grotesque debuted at #1 on the charts in the US and all over Europe. It is his second album to debut at #1. The Album "Mechanical Animals" debuted at # 1 on Billboard in 1998.

In Mexico people joke about his name by calling him "Marilyn Menson" it means "Marilyn The Dumber".

One of five artists to sing on the Queen of the Damned soundtrack, along with Wayne Static of Static-X, David Draiman of Disturbed, Chester Bennington of Linkin Park and Jay Gordon of Orgy.

His favorite movie is Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Engaged to Dita Von Teese [2004]

He's an only child.

He was raised as an Episcopalian.

He attended Heritage Christian School in Canton, Ohio.

His parents are Hugh and Barb Warner.

Video for "(s)AINT" was banned in the USA.

Art film director Alejandro Jodorowsky, a longtime friend of the groom, married Marilyn Manson and Dita Von Teese in the non-denominational ceremony.

His wedding band is a custom-made platinum ring with onyx inlay from Dana Scheider.

At his wedding with Dita Von Teese, he wore a John Galliano black silk taffeta tuxedo with velvet trim and a Stephen Jones hat.

His wedding ceremony took place at the artist Gottfried Helnwein's Castle Gurteen in Kilsheelan, County Tipperary, Ireland.

He moved to Hollywood in hopes of meeting actress Rose McGowan.

Son of Hugh Warner and wife Barbara (Barb) Wyer.

His maternal grandmother was a fourth cousin of Pat Buchanan.

Lives in Los Angeles.

Speaks Russian.

One of his heroes is Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx.

Good friends with CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) star, Eric Szmanda.

Boyfriend of Evan Rachel Wood.

He is a big fan of Absinthe, and now has his own brand of the drink made in Switzerlan known as Mansinthe. The label on the bottle is one of his own paintings, one that he describes as a self portrait when he is an old man.

Begins his Against All Gods tour. [October 2004]

Has reunited with original band member, Jeordie White (aka "Twiggy Ramirez"). They officially reunited on his "Rape of the World" tour. [January 2008]

Golden Age of Grotesque is finished and he is presently on tour for "Against All Gods" tour. His "Lest We Forget" greatest hits is already on sale. [December 2004]

Promoting his new album, "The Golden Age of Grotesque". [April 2003]

working on a greatest hits album. [May 2004]

Starting work on independent films. [November 2005]

Promoting the band's new album 'Eat Me, Drink Me', coming out on June 5, 2007, with an European tour starting in May. [May 2007]

He has German and English ancestry. Through his father, he is a fourth cousin, twice removed, of commentator Pat Buchanan. Marilyn's great-great-great-great-great-grandparents, Johannes Schoeppner and Katharine Heil, were also Pat's great-great-great-grandparents.

Was mentioned by Big & Rich in the song "Comin' to your City".

He is mentioned in the New Radicals "You Get What You Give.".