Ashwin Sood is an English-Canadian musician and drummer who is widely known his musical a s sociation with his ex-wife, Sarah McLachlan. He has also performed with Greg Keelor, Rufus 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 Hay, Lilith Fair, Ba s s 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.
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.
by Arsad, 09 Oct, 2019