Angus Young Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wife, Biography & More

Angus Young

Real NameAngus McKinnon Young
NicknameThe Guitar God A-Bomb
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 162 cm
in meters- 1.62 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weightin Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth31 March 1955
Age (as in 2016)61 Years
Birth PlaceGlasgow, Scotland
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolAshfield Boys High School
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- William Young
Mother- Margaret Young
Angus Young brother George parents William and Margerette
Brothers- Malcolm Young,
Angus Young with his Brother Malcolm Young
George Young, Alexander Young
Alexander Young
Sister- Margaret
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodVegetables
Favourite PersonMalcolm Young
Favourite MusicianLouis Armstrong
Louie Armstrong
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeLinda Young
Money Factor
Net Worth$140 Million

Angus Young

Some Lesser Known Facts About Angus Young

  • Does Angus Young smoke?: Yes
  • Does Angus Young drink alcohol?: No
  • Angus Young emigrated to Sydney, Australia with his parents, older brothers Malcolm and George, and older sister Margaret in 1963.
  • Young purchased a Gibson SG 42 years ago from a music shop located within walking distance of his family’s home in Sydney, Australia, when he was just 16 years old. He told the New Zealand Herald, in 2010. “I’ve still got it and it’s still my favorite guitar of them all.”
  • Young regards solos as the easiest part of what he does.
  • Young was “totally shocked” when Malcolm asked him to join the band. Angus told Guitar, in 1992. “Malcolm would be in one room with his tape recorder putting tunes together, and I would be in the other room pretending I was Jimi Hendrix. When I’d walk in to see what he was up to, he’d go, ‘Get out!’ I was amazed when he asked me to come down to a rehearsal and play.”
  • Young has always been a teetotaler. He never takes alcohol.
  • Young was ranked 24th in Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 greatest guitarists of all-time list.
  • On 24 August 2006, Young received Kerrang! Magazine’s Legend Award from the editor, Paul Brannigan.
  • On 16 May 2012, Young was named Best Australian Guitarist of All Time in a poll conducted by Australian Guitar Magazine.