The popular quote, “Without music, life would be a blank to me” perfectly suits, Serj Tankian. Serj took his passion for music so seriously that his talent and dedication helps him to make his career in the music industry. He is a famous musician, singer, songwriter. Besides this, he is often recognized for the alternative metal band System of a Down.
Serj Tankian was born on August 21, 1967, in Beirut, Lebanon under the birth sign, Leo to his parents, Khatchadour and Alice Tankian. As per 2018, he is at the age of 51. Additionally, he holds dual nationality, American and Armenian. Also, he belongs to the Armenian ethnicity.
At the age of seven, Serj shifted to Los Angeles along with his parents and grew up there. However, the information regarding his siblings is unavailable. Talking about his educational backgrounds, Tankian went to bilingual Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School. Later, he attended California State University and completed his education.
Moving to his private life, Serj Tankian is married to his long-termed girlfriend turned wife, Angela Madatyan in 2012, June 9. They shared a wedding vow in a secret ceremony in Simi Valley, California. Tankian starting dating his wife in 2004. Also, the couple is together for eight years. Their marriage is going influential as there is no news about any extramarital affairs till now.
Additionally, the duo is blessed with a child named Rumi. In 2014, October 24, Tankian announced that he along his wife welcomed their first ever child on his Instagram. As of 2018, the Serj is living a beatific life with his wife and child.
Serj Tankian has collected a net worth around $20 million which is similar to the model, Antonella Roccuzzo. He is supposed to receive around $1.5million per annum as his salary from his acting career.
Talking about his sparkling career, Tankian originally formed the band named Soil. Later, the band was renamed as System of Down(SOAD)in the year 1995. He furnished the solo debut along with the album Elect The Dead in 2007, October which included new as well as old songs of SOAD.
Likewise, he has released his albums including Imperfect Harmonies, Harakiri and Orca Symphony No. 1. His band SOAD gained four Grammy Award nominations and finally won numerous Kerrang! and MTV awards for their hard work. Besides that, he also has credits for appearing in movies like My Little Prince, The Last Inhabitant, 1915, and ‘Furious (Легенда о Коловрате). Moreover, he too is famous for a couple of poetry books, Cool Gardens, and Glaring Through Oblivion.