Alex Gaskarth - Updated Feb 2024

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Alex Gaskarth

Alex Gaskarth is a British Rock Singer and Rhythm Guitarist. Alex Gaskarth is popular as a member of the pop-punk band “All Time Low” alongside drummer Rian Dawson, guitarist Jack Barakat and bassist Zack Merrick. The band was able to release three consecutive top-ten albums from the year 2009 to 2013.

Early Life and Childhood

Alex Gaskarth was born on December 14, 1987, in Essex, England. He is 35 years old and is under the astrological sign, Sagittarius. He holds British nationality and his full name is Alexander William Gaskarth.

His father’s name is Peter Gaskarth and his mother’s name is Isobel Gaskarth. He has three siblings and their names are Jillian, Helen, and Tom. All of them are his half-siblings. Sadly, her brother Tom passed away when Gaskarth was 12 years old so, in memory of him, he got a rose tattoo on his left hand, and wrote the song “Lullabies”.

Alex Gaskarth – Education

Regarding Gaskarth’s educational background and qualifications, he attended and graduated from Dulaney High School in the year 2006.

Career and Professional Life

Alex Gaskarth was a teenager when he was actually part of a cover band, “Crew Fighters”. It was during that time that he went on to meet Jack Barakat, who convinced him to form and join “All Time Low”. They started off by doing covers of songs by Blink-182 and Green Day. And to complete the band’s lineup, Zack Merrick and Rian Dawson, who were also in Crew Fighters, decided to join All Time Low as well.

Likewise, Gaskarth along with Jack Barakat actually started playing music together back in eighth grade. Then, in ninth grade, they brought in Zack Merrick and Rian Dawson to form All Time Low in the year 2003. They went on to sign with Emerald Moon Records in the year 2004 and were able to release their first EP, “The Three Words to Remember in Dealing with the End”. And it was in the year 2005, they were able to drop their debut studio album, “The Party Scene”.

Later on, they went on to sign with Hopeless Records in the year 2006. After a year, they released the hit single “Dear Maria, Count Me In”, which went Platinum in 2015 and 2x Multi-Platinum in 2021. They also released their second studio album, “So Wrong, It’s Right”, that year. Then in 2009, they came out with their third studio album “Nothing Personal”, which debuted at number 4 on the Billboard 200 chart.

“All Time Low” signed with Interscope Records and dropped their fourth studio album “Dirty Work” in the year 2011. Then, in early 2012, they re-signed with Hopeless Records and went on to release their fifth studio album “Don’t Panic”. They also released their sixth studio album “Future Hearts”, which was able to reach number 2 on the Billboard Hot 200 Albums Chart and snag the number 1 spot on the U.K. official Album Charts.

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Caption: Alex Gaskarth with his band members (Source: Instagram)

More About Career

They were able to keep the momentum going in 2017 with their seventh studio album, “Last Young Renegade”, after signing with Fueled by Ramen. Just recently, on Valentine’s Day 2023, they released a new song  “Modern Love” from their upcoming album “Tell Me I’m Alive”.

Moreover, Gaskarth has collaborated with some great bands such as 5 Seconds of Summer, McBusted, and Simple Plan. Also, he and Jack Barakat hosted the podcast Full Frontal together from 2013 to 2015. They then transitioned the show to Twitch as Crash Test Live. Even hosted the Alternative Press Music Awards in 2015 and 2016.

On January 24, 2019, Gaskarth went on to make the big announcement that he was teaming up with Mark Hoppus from Blink-182 to form a new group, “Simple Creatures”. They then released their debut song “Drug”. And even shared the news of an upcoming EP set to be released in March. They also dropped a single “Strange Love”.

Furthermore, from the year 2004 to 2008, he was able to play Gibson SG-X guitars. Then, in mid-2013, he switched to custom-made Paul Reed Smith guitars, particularly the Mira. However, he did mention in a Reddit AMA that he stopped using them because it was challenging to find replacement parts while travelling abroad. Nowadays, Gaskarth primarily uses Fender guitars, especially the Mustang 90 models. But he’s also been spotted playing Telecasters and some of Fender’s acoustic models.

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Caption: Alex Gaskarth performing on the stage (Source: Instagram)

Relationship Status

Alex Gaskarth tied the knot with his wife, Lisa Rucco on April 9, 2016. They began dating when they were in high school and are high school sweethearts.

They seem to be very happy with each other and really do love each other. The pair also has a son together and his name is Kingston James Gaskarth. Alex has shared pictures of his wife and son on his social media accounts as well.

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Caption: Alex Gaskarth with his wife, Lisa Rucco (Source: B.O.B. Photography)

Body Measurements

Alex Gaskarth has a height of 6 feet and his weight is 74 Kg. However, all of his other body measurements such as his chest size, waist size, bicep size, and others are still under review. Moreover, Gaskarth has brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Alex Gaskarth – Social Media

Alex Gaskarth is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He owns his Instagram account under the name “alexgaskarth” and has garnered 924K followers on it. Likewise, he is active on Twitter and Facebook as well and has mustered 1.6 million and 201K followers respectively until now.

Net Worth 2023

As per celebritynetworth, Alex Gaskarth has a net worth of $1 million and his main income source seems to be his career as a musician.