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Tom Morello is a married man. He is married to Denise Luiso. The pair later married on July 5, 2009. They have two sons from this relationship, Rhoads, and Roman. Furthermore, they also have an older daughter. Morello’s marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.
Tom Morello is an American singer, musician, actor, songwriter, and political activist. People mostly know him for his involvement in bands like Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave. At present, he is a member of the supergroup Prophets of Rage.
Tom Morello’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Morello was born as Thomas Morello in New York City, New York on May 30, 1964. He was born to parents Ngethe Njoroge and Mary Morello. His father was Kenya’s first ambassador to the United Nations and his mother was a schoolteacher from Marseilles. Throughout his childhood years, he was raised by his mother in Libertyville, Illinois. Additionally, he developed a keen interest in music since his childhood years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the mixed ethnic background of Kikuyu Kenyan, Italian, and Irish.
Talking about his education, Morello attended Libertyville High School. Additionally, he later enrolled at Harvard University as a political science student. He eventually graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in social studies in 1986.
Tom Morello’s Career, Salary, Net Worth
Morello initially joined his first band called ‘Nebula’ which was a Led Zeppelin cover band. Later, alongside Zack de la Rocha, Brad Wilk, and Tim Commerford formed ‘Rage Against the Machine’. Additionally, in 1992, the band signed a record deal with Epic Records. In the same year, the band released their self-titled debut. The band later went on to release other successful albums like ‘Evil Empire’, ‘Live & Rare’, ‘The Battle of Los Angeles’, ‘Renegades’, and ‘Live at the Grand Olympic Auditorium’. The band officially disbanded in October 2000. Eventually, Morello joined the band Audioslave and the band released their debut album on November 19, 2002. Furthermore, their second album, ‘Out of Exile’ was released on May 24, 2005. The band released another album ‘Revelations’ in 2006.
Morello has since then worked on several other projects. He is currently a part of the bands including The Nightwatchman, Street Sweeper Social Club, and Prophets of Rage. Additionally, he was also involved in the Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Morello released a new solo album titled ‘The Atlas Underground’ in 2018. Apart from his career in music, he has also made several appearances in movies like ‘Sounds Like a Revolution’ and ‘Let Fury Have the Hour’. In addition, he has also written a 12-issue comic book series for Dark Horse Comics, entitled ‘Orchid’. He is involved in several activism projects as well.
Morello garnered the nomination for Black Reel Award in 2013 for his performance in ‘The Man with the Iron Fists’. Morello along with his bandmates has won two Grammy Awards. Additionally, they have received 110 nominations.
Morello has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 30 million at present.
Tom Morello’s Rumors, Controversy
Several of Rage Against the Machine’s political views and activism has been controversial. Additionally, Morello became part of an individual controversy after he defended Fidel Castro after Castro’s death. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.
Tom Morello’s Body Measurement
Talking about his body measurement, Morello has a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m). Additionally, he weighs around 76 kg. Furthermore, he is bald and his eye color is dark brown.
Tom Morello’s Social Media
Morello is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 540k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 585k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 765k followers.