Trent Reznor

Hometown New Castle
Height 5' 7½" (17...
Nationality American
Alma Mater Allegheny College
High School Mercer High School
Other Names Stimpy
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown - Dark

Michael Trent Reznor is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer. As both a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Reznor has led the industrial rock project Nine Inch Nails since 1988; he left Interscope Records in 2007 and is now an independent recording artist.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Trent Reznor.


1965 Birth Born on May 17, 1965.


1983 18 Years Old Reznor graduated in 1983 and enrolled at Allegheny College, where he studied computer engineering. … Read More


1985 - 1986 2 More Events
1990 25 Years Old 1 More Event
One of Reznor's earliest collaborations was a Ministry side project in 1990 under the name of 1000 Homo DJs. … Read More
1991 26 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Nine Inch Nails was included in the Lollapalooza tour in the summer of 1991, and won a Grammy Award in 1993 under "Best Heavy Metal Performance" for the song "Wish". … Read More
1994 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Reznor sang backing vocals on "Past the Mission", on Tori Amos' 1994 album, Under the Pink. … Read More


1998 33 Years Old Reznor produced a remix of the Notorious B.I.G.'s song "Victory", featuring Busta Rhymes, in 1998. … Read More


2006 41 Years Old In 2006, Reznor played his first "solo" shows at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit. … Read More
Reznor featured on El-P's 2007 album I'll Sleep When You're Dead, providing guest vocals on the track "Flyentology".
2008 43 Years Old Following the release of Year Zero, Reznor announced later that Nine Inch Nails had split from its contractual obligations with Interscope Records, and would distribute its next major albums independently. In May 2008 Reznor founded The Null Corporation and Nine Inch Nails released the studio album The Slip as a free digital download. … Read More
In February 2009, Reznor posted his thoughts about the future of Nine Inch Nails on, stating that "I've been thinking for some time now it's time to make NIN disappear for a while." … Read More
2010 45 Years Old Reznor collaborated with Ross to compose the score for David Fincher's The Social Network, a 2010 drama film about the founding of Facebook. … Read More
2011 46 Years Old On January 7, 2011, Reznor announced that he would again be working with Fincher, this time to provide the score for the American adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. … Read More
2012 47 Years Old 1 More Event
Reznor's first album released through a major label after his return was How to Destroy Angels' An Omen EP released in November 2012 through Columbia Records. … Read More
2013 48 Years Old In 2013, Reznor returned to Columbia Records for Hesitation Marks, the eighth Nine Inch Nails studio album.
Reznor and Ross' second collaboration with Fincher was scored as the film was shot, based on the concept, "What if we give you music the minute you start to edit stuff together?" Reznor explained in 2014 that the composition process was "a lot more work," and that he "would be hesitant to go as far in that direction in the future." … Read More
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