Before Sonny John Moore, or Skrillex, gained fame, he launched songs on a network site named MySpace. His musical turning point was finding Warp records out and be passionate with IDM, acid house, and glitch.
At the age of 16, he contacted an emo rocker group named From First To Last to play guitar for them, yet he was chosen to be the lead vocalist. The DJ quit the group after suffering from vocal cord problems.
The DJ started performing and producing under an alias, Skrillex. He released his initial EP called My Name Is Skrillex.
He also began a tour with another DJ deadmau5. In 2011, he released a music video for his song Rock n’ Roll (Will Take You to the Mountain).
Skrillex then released another EP named Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites. It led him to receive the 2012 Grammy Awards as Best Dance Recording and Best Dance/Electronica Album.
He started collaborating with other artists, such as Diplo and Justin Bieber for Where Are Ü Now, Rick Ross and Beat Billionaire for Purple Lamborghini, and Ty Dolla Sign and Boys Noize for Midnight Tour.
- Full name: Sonny John Moore
- Stage name: Skrillex
- Nickname: Skrillex, Skril, Skrilly
- Born: January 15, 1988, California, USA
- Zodiac sign: Capricorn
- Nationality: American
- Height: 164 cm (5’4″)
- Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
- Blood Type:
- Religion: –
- Profession: DJ, singer, songwriter
- Education: Homeschooling
- Hobbies: Playing music and doing DIY
- Parents: Francis Moore (Father), Scott Moore (Mother)
- Sibling: –
- Girlfriend: –
- Facebook: @skrillex
- Twitter: @Skrillex
- Instagram: @skrillex
- TikTok: –
- YouTube: Skrillex Official
- He is known for his unique glasses and half-shaven hair.
- Skrillex used to wear many piercings.
- This man owns a record label named OWSLA.
- His parents have practiced Scientology, but he doesn’t follow them because his time is consumed with music.
- He becomes close friends with Jennifer Lopez.
- Kanye West is one of his celebrity fans.
- His biggest musical influences are Nice Inch Nails, The Doors, and Marilyn Manson.
- At the age of 2, Skrillex moved to San Francisco and attended elementary school there.
- When he was a kid, he attended a boarding school in California.
- His family moved back to his birthplace when he was 12 years old.
- Skrillex attended a private school in arts that use L Ron Hubbard’s teachings.
- He started homeschooling when he was 14 years old.
- In 2004, The DJ found out that he was adopted.
- Skrillex dropped out of the adopting program when he was 16 years old.
- The DJ was exposed to electronic dance music after attending Coachella in 2006.
- In his early career, Skrillex sold his demos and included a DIY drawing.
- He delayed his album release because his laptop was stolen out of his hotel room in 2011.
- In February 2012, he dated the singer Ellie Goulding but broke up several months later.
- Skrillex’s mother passed away in June 2015.
- Once, he was rumored to die in Bermuda. The hashtag RIPskrillex became viral.
- His ideal type is…
Pics of Skrillex
1. Skrillex’s hair is iconic
2. The DJ wears a casual outfit for Grammy
3. Skrillex’s performance is always spectacular
4. He is a very passionate DJ
5. The DJ can’t be separated from musical instruments
Skrillex is a prizewinning music producer. He has received many prizes from prestigious awards.