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Nick Sylvester

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Birth Nation: United States
Name Nick Sylvester
Birth Name Nick Sylvester
Nick Name Nick
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Musician, Music Producer
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Famous for Pitchfork, GODMODE
Married Yes
Married to Mina Kimes
Children No
Education Harvard Law School
Music Group Mr. Dream
Albums Trash Hits

Quick Timeline of Nick Sylvester

2000 Joined Pitchfork
2006 Dismissal from Village Voice
2014 Discovered and launched Shamir
2014 Married Mina Kimes
2018 Net Worth

Detail Timeline of Nick Sylvester


Joined Pitchfork

Nick Sylvester the online magazine, Pitchfork in 2000 and has written reviews for many prominent artists and bands like Lil Wayne, The Roots, Soulwax, and many others


Dismissal from Village Voice

Nick Sylvester was accused of writing a fabricated story Do You Want To Kiss Me? in 2006 at the Village Voice, which cost him his job.


Discovered and launched Shamir

Nick Sylvester discovered and launched a new musical talent named Shamir, via his record label GODMODE. He helped him release his first EP, Northtown.

November 24 , 2014

Married Mina Kimes

Nick Sylvester married journalist Mina Kimes, in the 24th of November 2014. The couple shares a healthy relationship between them but has still not conceived any children.


Net Worth

Nick Sylvester's current net worth is still unknown and hasn't been calculated yet, but his wife Mina Kimes has an estimated net worth of $1 million.


Nick Sylvester is a famous American writer, musician, and a music producer, well recognized for being the founding fathers of the record label named GODMODE. Further, he is also known for being the spouse of the investigative journalist Mina Kimes.

Nick Sylvester Early Life & Education

Details concerning Nick Sylvester's date of birth and place of origin are still unknown, but he is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white. 

Nick is a graduate of Harvard Law School. Sylvester has mentioned that since an early age he was a huge enthusiast of music which later helped him pursue a career in the field.

Nick Sylvester Professional Life, Writing Career

Talking about his professional life, Nick Sylvester has ventured in different professions. He is a writer and is known for being amongst the first writers who reviewed albums and other musical works for Pitchfork, an online magazine founded by Ryan Schreiber.

His most notable works include writing reviews for renown bands like Love Is All, The Roots, Lil Wayne, Death From Above 1979 and Soulwax to name a few. He is also remembered for giving the band, The Advantage, their first features and also a review on Pitchfork.

Nick was a member of Mr. Dream, a post-punk indie band from Brooklyn. The band consisted of three members, and have recorded an album titled Trash Hit. Nick Sylvester further strengthened his career in music when he started his own record company named GODMODE. He is also credited for shaping the career of Shamir, an 18-year-old musician from Las Vegas.

Nick Sylvester Marriages, Relationship With Wife Mina Kimes

He is a married man and is in a relationship with wife Mina Kimes, who is a business cum investigative journalist by profession.

There are no details regarding the pair's first encounter but the couple exchanged vows on the 24th of November, 2014. They have been in the relationship since then, but have yet not decided on having children.


Nick has also been a part of a few minor scandals. He was suspended from Village Voice, where he was accused of writing a fabricated story, Do You Want To Kiss Me?, which was later stated as being a misinterpretation of the characters in the story.

Following the scandal, he was asked to resign from his post in the Pitchfork.

Nick Sylvester Financial Status: Net Worth & Earning

Nick Sylvester's net worth hasn't been calculated yet and is still under review, but his wife Mina has an estimated net worth of $1 million, as of 2018.

She is also said to receive a yearly salary of $400 thousand and since they are happily married to each other, it won't be wrong to assume that Nick has a fair share in her net worth.