53 years old (Born on January 12, 1965)
American singer; He is famous from Founder of White Zombie.In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $20 million. Designed a maze for Universal Studio's "Halloween Horror Nights" in 1999 and 2000. Member of the unofficial "Splat Pack," a term coined by film historian Alan Jones in Total Film magazine for the modern wave of directors making brutally violent horror films. The other "Splat Pack" members are Alexandre Aja, Darren Lynn Bousman, Neil Marshall, Greg Mclean, Eli Roth, James Wan & Leigh Whannell. Although his films tend to be very violent, he is a bigger fan of the horror films of the 30s and 40s than the later, more violent ones. He has a pair of boots that he's been wearing for over 20 years.
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Fun Facts About Rob Zombie
Wants to open up his own night club for unsigned acts.
His parents were carnival workers.
Has a fascination with Charles Manson.
His film, House of 1000 Corpses (2003), was inspired mainly by The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974).
Brother Michael David Cummings is "Spider", lead singer of the metal band Powerman 5000.
Has many tattoos and designed most of them.
Has a 12-foot stuffed bear in his living room. He also has a sarcophagus, an enormous Boris Karloff poster, a green, scaly Creature from the Black Lagoon statue, and real baby bats which have mounted and framed.
Avoids doing casting himself or even giving himself cameos in any of his films. He has said that, as a director, he doesn't feel comfortable in front of the camera and generally feels that directors should focus on directing rather than being in the film.
Named his first heavy metal band White Zombie, after the Bela Lugosi film White Zombie (1932).
Universal dropped his film debut House of 1000 Corpses (2003), fearing it would get a NC-17 rating.
Zombie's movie, House of 1000 Corpses (2003), has been picked up by Lion's Gate Films. [July 2002]
Is close friends with his hero, Alice Cooper.
Is an avid fan of "The Munsters" (1964).
Is friends with metal legend, Ozzy Osbourne.
Owns the "Zombie A Go Go" record label.
Drew the hallucination scene in Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996).
His wife, Sheri Moon Zombie, is on cover of the "American Made Music to Strip By" CD.
Once managed his brother's band, "Powerman 5000".
He is a big fan of horror/zombie movies.
He had originally written the script for The Crow: Salvation (2000), and was also supposed to direct and supervise the music for the movie. Continual clashes with the producers led to his being fired from the movie. The script he had written is now the script for Legend of the 13 Graves.
Directs all his own music videos.
Moved to New York at the age of 18.
Draws most of the illustrations on White Zombie's and his solo CD booklets.
Collector of classic movie posters including horror films and the classic Marx Brothers films, after whom he named several of the characters in House of 1000 Corpses (2003) (Otis Driftwood, Captain Spaulding, etc.).
Loves horror movies.