Mark Tremonti Biography

Updated On Jul 25, 2019 Published On Feb 21, 2016
Facts of Mark Tremonti
Date of Birth: 1974 , April-18
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
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Mark Tremonti, who is also famous by his nickname Tru, is a talented musician, singer, and songwriter from the United States. He is popular in the world for being the lead guitarist of the alternative metal band Alter Bridge and Creed.

Early life and education

Mark Tremonti was born as Mark Thomas Tremonti on 18th April 1974 in Detroit, Michigan, the United States of America to Mary Tremonti and Michael Tremonti. He is an American and is of Italian descent.

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Mark was fascinated with music since he was a child. He bought his first guitar when he was just 11.

Education

He received his formal education from Lake Highland Preparatory School. He also completed his high school graduation from there.

He then joined Clemson University with a major in finance but he got transferred to Florida State University the following year.

Married life

With the start of the 2000s, Mark was spotted with Victoria Rodriguez. After being in love for several months, they got married on the 14th of December 2002.

As a married couple, they have been parents twice. They have two sons named Pearson and Austen. Together the family of four live in Orlando, Florida.

Career and net worth

When Mark Tremonti was back to Florida, he reunited with Scott Stapp and they formed the American rock band Creed in 1993.

Their massive hit debut album, My Own Prison was released on 26th of August 1997.

Tremonti's debut album, All I Was was released on 17th of July 2012.

He is best known for being the founder of the bands Creed and Alter Bridge.

Net worth

His net worth is said to be around $25 million dollars. Mark Tremonti made most of his money from the sales of record albums, which have been enlisted below:

  • My Own Prison (Creed-1997): $6,800,000
  • Human Clay (Creed-1999): $13,010,000
  • Weathered (Creed-2001):&nb

    Mark Tremonti facts on timeline

    Born in Detroit, Michigan

    April 18 , 1974

    Mark Tremonti was born as Mark Thomas Tremonti in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America to Mary Tremonti and Michael Tremonti. He is an American and is of Italian descent. He is six feet and one inch tall. 

    Bought his first guitar

    1985

    Mark Tremonti was fascinated in music since he was child. He bought his first guitar when he was just 11. He received his formal education from Lake Highland Preparatory School. He also completed his high school graduation from there.

    Formed the rock band, Creed

    1993

    After his high school graduation, joined Clemson University with a major in finance but Mark Tremonti got transferred to Florida State University the following year. When he was back to Florida, he reunited with Scott Stapp and they formed the American rock band Creed in 1993. Scott Stapp is the lead vocalist of this band. 

    Released their first album, My Own Prison

    August 26 , 1997

    With the formation of the rock band, Creed, Mark Tremonti and Scott began working on their debut album. Their massive hit debut album, My Own Prison was released on 26th of August 1997. It is also known to be one of the top 200 selling albums of all time. 

    Formed the band, Alter Bridge

    2004

    Though Creed was one of the successful rock bands of its time, it disbanded in 2004. Mark Tremonti became associated with Phillips and they formed the next rock band, Alter Bridge. It was formed in the early 2004. 

    Alter Bridge released its debut album, One Day Remains

    August 10 , 2004

    With the formation of the band Alter Bridge, they singed a recording deal with Wind-up Records. They began working on their debut album and it was also finally released on 10th of August 2004 under the title, One Day Remains. 

    Formed the band, Emotion Tremonti

    2011

    While Creed was at the end of its career, Mark Tremonti desired to form a speed metal side project called Downshifter but he was unable to accomplish that dream. However, he was able to form his third American rock band, Tremonti. This band is active since 2011. 

    Tremonti debut album, All I Was

    July 17 , 2012

    Mark Tremonti has formed several rock bands in his life. His third rock band, Tremonti was formed in 2011 and this band is still active. They released their debut album, All I Was on 17th of July 2012. He acted as a lead vocalist and guitarist in this album. 

    Married to Victoria Rodriguez

    December 14 , 2002

    With the start of 2000s, Mark Tremonti was spotted with Victoria Rodriguez. After being in love for several months, they got married on 14th of December 2002. As a married couple, they have been parents twice. They are still together as a married couple. 

    Won Loudwire Music Awards

    2015

    Mark Tremonti has been nominated in Loudwire Music Awards for two times in his life and out of these two nominations he has been honored only once. He won this award for the first time in 2015 for Best Guitarist.

    Won Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards

    2014

    Mark Tremonti got his first nomination in Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in 2008 and that was for Best Shredder, he was not honored with this award that year though. He won this award for the first time in 2014 for Riff Lord.

    Won Grammy Awards

    2001

    Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the musical world and it’s an honor if anyone wins this award. Mark Tremonti has also been honored with this award once and that was in 2001 for Best Rock Song as a member of Creed. 

    First child, Austen Tremonti

    2005

    Mark Tremonti became father for the first time in his life in 2005. He and his wife, Victoria Rodriguez announced that they were expecting their first child together in May 2005 and they welcomed a son, Austen Tremonti that year. 

    Appeared in Mark Tremonti: The Sound & the Story

    2005

    Besides his successful musical career, he has also appeared in several TV shows. Mark Tremonti made his TV appearance in 2005 by appearing in the WWE: RAW. In 2008, he also starred in the Mark Tremonti: The Sound & the Story.