Ashwin Sood Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Sep, 2019
Facts of Ashwin Sood
Date of Birth: 1967 , September-25
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Ashwin Sood
Birth Name Ashwin Sood
Nationality American
Birth Place/City English-Canadian
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $500 Thousand
Married to Sarah McLachlan
Divorce Sarah McLachlan
Sisters 1
Siblings 2
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Ashwin Sood is an English-Canadian musician and drummer who is widely known his musical association with his ex-wife, Sarah McLachlan. He has also performed with Greg KeelorRufus Wainwright and Tara MacLean.

Born to Indian Immigrant Parents

Ashwin Sood was born on September 25, 1967, in Birmingham, the United Kingdom, to Indian immigrant parents.

He was raised along with two siblings; a brother, Manoj Sood, and a sister, Veena Sood, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Ashwin Sood is of English-Canadian nationality and Indian descent. He belongs to white ethnicity. As for his height, Ashwin is 6 feet 1 inch tall.

Regarding his educational background, Ashwin studied at California's Musicians Institute from where he completed his graduation in 1990.

Musical Association With Wife Sarah McLachlan

Ashwin Sood started playing drums at the age of 7. He met singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan while he was on a tour with the folk-rock duo, Lava Hay, in the early 1990s.

McLachlan wanted Ashwin to play drums on a song, "I Will Not Forget You," of her second album, Solace. He accepted to play drums on the song.

He has since performed with many popular music artists such as Rufus Wainwright, Tara MacLean and Greg Keelor. He has also produced numerous songs for Lava HayLilith FairBass is Base, and Mae Moore.

He has also worked with popular singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks; the two worked on her album Trouble in Shangri-La which she released in May 2001.

His other music credits include Solace (1991), Live EP (1992), Fumbling Towards Ecstasy (1993), The Freedom Sessions (1994), Rarities, B-Sides and Other Stuff (1996), Surfacing (1997), Surfacing (1997), Mirrorball (1999), Afterglow (2003), Afterglow Live (2004) and Wintersong (2006).

Marriage and Divorce with Sarah McLachlan, Shares Two Children

As we mentioned earlier, Ashwin Sood first met Sarah McLachlan during a tour with Lava Hay. The two eventually fall in love and started a relationship.

After dating for a long time, Ashwin and Sarah tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Negril, Jamaica, on February 7, 1997.

CAPTION: Ashwin Sood with his ex-wife Sarah McLachlan SOURCE: Us Weekly

The husband-wife duo was in a marital relationship for nearly a decade and in September 2008, they called it quits and got a divorce.

The former couple shares two daughters, India Ann Sushil Sood (born on April 6, 2002) and Taja Summer Sood (born on June 22, 2007).

The family resided in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 

Net Worth is Estimated to be $500 Thousand

Being a successful drummer and music artist, Ashwin Sood earns a substantial amount of money from his music career.

According to multiple online sources, Ashwin has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. According to the Biz Fluent website, a drummer in the United States earns $50,000 per year.

 

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