Shavo Odadjian

Inside Biography

Shavarsh “Shavo” Odadjian is an American songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music video director, editor, and music producer. The multi-talented vocalist is best known as the ba s sist, occasional songwriter of the Grammy Award-winning metal band System of a Down.      

Early Life, Bio-Wiki, And Education Of Shavo Odadjian

Shavo Odadjian was born on April 22, 1974, in Yerevan, Armenia under the birth sign, Taurus. He holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnic group.    

Odadjian was raised by his grandmother along with his brother Dave Odadjian in Los Angeles

Regarding his education, he attended an Armenian parochial school, Alex Pilibos Elementary School, in Los Angeles.

Shavo Odadjian's Career 

While attending college, Odadjian started his career after joining the band Soil as the manager in 1993, where Daron Malakian, and Serj Tankian, were already the members. He became the band's ba s sist, and renamed the band System of a Down, after a poem written by Daron, in 1994.    

 In addition, he also wrote songs for the band which includes ‘Toxicity’, ‘Sugar, ‘Jet Pilot, ‘Bounce,’ ‘Mind,’ ‘Dreaming,’ and ‘U-Fig.’ He has also directed the majority of the band's music videos.


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On September 4, 2001, the band released their second studio album ‘Toxicity', and likewise, released their third album, ‘Mezmerize’, on May 17, 2005.       

His band System of a Down has been nominated several times for the Grammy Award. In 2002, it was nominated for a Grammy Award in Best Metal Performance for their song ‘Chop Suey’.As well as, nominated for a Grammy Award in Best Hard Rock Performance for ‘Aerials’.

Moreover, he catches the eye for his notoriously scaling, braided beard, and spiked arm bracelet. Particularly his beard quickly became a part of his signature look.   

Shavo Odadjian's Net Worth, Salary, And Earning

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Shavo has an estimated net worth of around $16 million as of June 2019. The main source of Shavo's income is his career as a musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music video director, and painter.     

The average salary of a musician is $40,153 per year. Similarly, songwriter earns an average salary of $43,000 a year and a producer or director earns $68,018 per year.

His net worth is comparable to other media personalities like Aaron Paul and Jenna Elfman ($16 million). 

Shavo Odadjian's Personal Life- Wife And Children

Odadjian is happily married to Sonia Odadjian. The couple exchanged their wedding vows in 2009, however, he has not revealed much information about his conjugal life to the media. 

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He and his wife Sonia are blessed with a child, Hayk Odadjian. 

He is active on social media including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and has over 252k followers on his Instagram account and 144k followers on his Twitter account. 

Body Measurement And Age

  • Height: She stands 6 feet or 185 cm. 
  • Eyes Color: Brown.
  • Body Measurement: N/A.
  • Birth Sign: Taurus
  • Age: As of 2019, he is at the age of 45.   

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by nishma, 03 Jun, 2019

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