Mod Sun - Bio, Net Worth, Family, Girlfriend, Age, Facts, Wiki, Songs
Derek Ryan Smith, popularly known as Mod Sun is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and rapper. He began his musical career as a drummer in a pop-punk band, The Semester and post-hardcore groups, Four Letter Lie and Scary Kids Scaring Kids. He is currently a member of the alternative hip hop duo, Hotel Motel.
Smith began his solo career in 2009. To date, he has released four solo studio albums, three EPs, and six mixtapes.
What is Mod Sun Famous For?
- Popular musician.
- Engaged to Avril Lavigne.
Where is Mod Sun From?
Mod Sun was born on 10 March 1987. His birth name is Derek Ryan Smith. His birth place is in Bloomington, Minnesota in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His zodiac sign is Pisces. His mother is Deb Smith. He has a sister named Danielle Smith. After his parents' divorce, he spent some time living with his father in California. He moved frequently between ages 5 and 10 due to his mother having to relocate for various jobs. He spent much of his time growing up on a farm in Corcoran, Minnesota.
Mod Sun Career
- Mod Sun began attending concerts in his local pop-punk scene in his teens. He soon became a prominent figure in the local scene leading to becoming one of the members of the scene subculture.
- His first band was the pop-punk band, Sideline Heroes.
- He then became the drummer for the local pop-punk band, the Semester in his sophomore year of high school.
- He spent four years in the band.
- He became a member of the post-hardcore band, Four Letter Lie in 2004.
- While a member, the band released three studio albums, Let Your Body Take Over (2006), What a Terrible Thing to Say (2008), and A New Day (2009).
- He was kicked out of the band in 2009.
- He then spent some time selling drugs.
- He became a drum tech for Scary Kids Scaring Kids. He eventually became the drummer for the band.
- In 2009, he also started his solo career.
- As a solo artist, he has released four solo albums, three EPs, and six mixtapes.
- His EPs are The Hippy Hop EP (2010), In MOD We Trust (2011), and Happy as Fuck (2012).
- His solo studio albums are Look Up (2015), Movie (2017), BB (2017), and Internet Killed the Rockstar (2021).
- It was announced in August 2021, that he would star in and co-direct the film Good Mourning with A U.
- He directed the movie Downfalls High, based on Machine Gun Kelly's studio album in 2021.
- He released a documentary about his life entitled "Remember Me Just Like This" in February 2022.
- He is also an author and has published non-fiction book, Did I Ever Wake Up? (2012), and poetry books, My Dear Pink (2015) and So Long Los Angeles (2018).
Who is Mod Sun Girlfriend? His Dating History
Mod Sun is not married. However, he is not single. He is currently in a relationship with Canadian musician Avril Lavigne. The couple first worked together on his fourth album, Internet Killed the Rockstar's third single, "Flames". They later started dating and got engaged in April 2022. The couple announced their engagement on 7th April 2022.
Mod Sun was previously in a polyamorous relationship with internet personality Tana Mongeau and actress Bella Thorne, which started in October 2018. The throuple broke up and Mod Sun began a monogamous relationship with Thorne. They eventually got engaged and later got married. However, they divorced within 15 months.
Mod Sun then started a monogamous relationship with Mongeau in early 2020 but ended their relationship by the end of the year.
He lives in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California.
What is Mod Sun Height?
Mod Sun stands at the height of 1.66 m i.e. 5 feet and 5 inches tall. He has a body weight of 150 lbs i.e. 68 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is green and his hair color is blonde. He usually keeps long hair. He has numerous tattoos on his body. His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Mod Sun Net Worth?
Mod Sun is a popular American musician. He started his music career as a drummer in the local scene. He has played for several bands to date. He pursued a solo career in 2009 and has released four studio albums and is on the way to releasing his fifth album. Summing up, he earns from his music career i.e. record sales, concerts, and tours. His net worth is estimated at around $3 million at present.
Trivias About Mod Sun You Need To Know.
- He became influenced to involve in music after he lived next door to Bud Gaugh, drummer of Sublime.
- He designed merchandise for bands in eighth grade.
- His name Mod Sun is an acronym for “Movement on Dreams, Stand under None”.