Mod Sun

Mod Sun - Updated Mar 2023

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Mod Sun is a popular singer, songwriter, rapper, and multi-instrumentalist from the United States. Mod Sun has released four studio albums, six mixtapes, and three EPs.

Early Life and Childhood

Mod Sun was born on March 10, 1987, in the city of Bloomington, Minnesota, United States. His age is 35 years as of 2023 and his full name is Derek Ryan Smith.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Pisces which belongs to the element of Water, according to astrologers.

When he was young his parents got divorced. However, there is no information available on the web regarding his siblings.


In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Jefferson High School in Bloomington, Minnesota. However, his additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web. Later, he might have skipped college as he started to pursue his professional career at an early age.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he started his music career as a drummer for the heavy metal band “Four Letter Lie” in 2005. However, he left the band to pursue his interest in rap in 2009. Later, he went on to be a drummer for “Scary Kids Scaring Kids”.

Moreover, throughout his career, he has released three EPs and five mixtapes. On March 10, 2015, his debut album, “Look Up”, was released through Rostrum Records. Similarly, on March 10, 2017, his second album, “Movie”, was also released through Rostrum Records.

Likewise, his third album “BB” was released on November 10, 2017. In 2020, he announced he had started working on his fourth studio album. Its hit single “Karma” was released on October 30, 2020. Also, the second song “Bones” was released on November 27, 2020.

He rose to fame quickly as his singing was loved by many of his fans. Besides that, he has also been involved in other extracurricular activities. He has also inspired many ambitious singers, many of whom are now doing well in the industry.

Furthermore, he released the hit single “Heavy” on March 12, 2021. Also, on August 26, 2021, it was announced that he would feature in and direct the film, “Good Mourning”. On January 17, 2022, he revealed the tracklist for his fifth album God Save the Teen.

On February 18, 2022, he released a documentary about his life titled “Remember Me Just Like This” on his YouTube channel. Recently, on December 9, 2022, he released the single “SEXOXO” featuring a popular singer Charlotte Sands.

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Caption: Mod Sun with his guitar. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Aside from his earnings from singing, he also endorses his clothing store. Similarly, he has also endorsed brands such as Supra Footwear which has helped him to raise his net worth.

However, no information is available on the web regarding the other brands he has cooperated with. Furthermore, we may see him associated with more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

Smith has not been associated with or won any awards or received any prestigious title yet. However, his best form has yet to be acknowledged by his audience and he still has much more to do. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.

Mod Sun – Net Worth 2023

Smith has an estimated net worth of around $3 million and his annual salary is 180k. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his singing profession. However, his weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

He has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

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Caption: Mod Sun giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Relationship Status

Smith is in a relationship with his beautiful fiance Avril Lavigne. They both got engaged in April 2022 in Paris. Avril is also a singer by profession. However, he has not revealed anything about how they both met and dated each other.

Moreover, they both aren’t married yet and have no children but they both look best together and might tie the knot in the future. Similarly, it is seen that they both are happy being in a relationship at the moment.

However, in the past, he was in a relationship with an Internet Personality Tana Mongeau and his ex-wife an actress Bella Thorne.

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Caption: Mod Sun with his fiance. Source: Instagram


Smith has always been concerned with his professional life. However, he hasn’t been associated with rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Also, he avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 5 Feet 5 inches tall and weighs 68kg. Similarly, he has a good physique that measures 38-30-37 inches and has beautiful grey eyes and blonde hair.

Also, his suitable dress size is 6 and his shoe size is 8.5(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements and he has also inked tattoos on his body.

Mod Sun – Social Media

Smith is very popular on social media and his fans love him for his positive influence on them. He is active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photo shoots with his friends.

He has 732k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @modsun. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @modsun with 646.9k followers. His Facebook account is @modsun and he has 266k followers.