Dimebag Darrell


Born on August 20, 1966.
Died at the age of 38 on December 8, 2004.
Cause of Death: Shot and killed by a fan while on stage.

Dimebag Darrell
He has been dead for 18 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 56 years old.

People who died in 2004.
Famous people who were murdered.

Which generation did Dimebag Darrell belong to?

Dimebag Darrell was a part of the Generation X demographic cohort.

"So he wasn't a boomer?!"

Dimebag Darrell was not a boomer. The boomer generation ended in 1964, whereas he was born 2 years later in 1966.

What was his real name?

His real name was Darrell Abbott.

What was he known for?

He was the guitarist of the American heavy metal band Pantera.

What was he also known as?

His nickname / alias was: "Diamond Darrell"

Which star sign was Dimebag Darrell?

Dimebag Darrell had the star sign Leo.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 5.

How tall was he?

Dimebag Darrell was around 5 ft 9 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 175 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that his height was pretty average. However, some people might have considered him to be short.

How old would Dimebag Darrell be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 56 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Chris Eubank

Born on August 8th, 1966
Star Sign: Leo

Halle Berry

Born on August 14th, 1966
Star Sign: Leo


Wu-Tang Clan member.
Born on August 22nd, 1966
Star Sign: Leo

Salma Hayek

Born on September 2nd, 1966
Star Sign: Virgo

How many years ago did he die?

He died 18 years and 2 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Saturday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Wednesday.

How long ago did Dimebag Darrell die?

He died in December, 2004, which was over 18 years ago. More than a decade has passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child that was born on the same day that he died would nearly be finished high school by now.
  • Since Dimebag Darrell's death in 2004, roughly four FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around five US presidential elections have been held.
  • He died just before cameras on cell phones became the norm.
  • Since his death, the United States has had three new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had six new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • Because he died in 2004, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Amy Winehouse, Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.

Was he a smoker?

Yes. Our records indicate that Dimebag Darrell was a smoker. However, we cannot say for certain whether or not he continued to smoke up until his death.

Other people who died around December 8, 2004.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Dimebag Darrell.

Big Boss Man

Wrestler. Deceased
Died on September 22nd, 2004
Died at the age of 41
Star Sign: Taurus

Yasser Arafat

Palestinian leader. Deceased
Died on November 11th, 2004
Died at the age of 75
Star Sign: Virgo


Rapper. Deceased
Died on November 13th, 2004
Died at the age of 35
Star Sign: Scorpio

Lamont Bentley

Actor. Deceased
Died on January 19th, 2005
Died at the age of 31
Star Sign: Scorpio

Johnnie Cochran

American lawyer. Deceased
Died on March 29th, 2005
Died at the age of 67
Star Sign: Libra

Pope John Paul II

Pope. Deceased
Died on April 2nd, 2005
Died at the age of 84
Star Sign: Taurus

People who are the same height as Dimebag Darrell.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Steven Yeun

Born on December 21st, 1983
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

John Legend

Born on December 28th, 1978
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Jamie Foxx

Born on December 13th, 1967
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Matt Groening

Born on February 15th, 1954
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Gaz Beadle

English TV personality.
Born on March 22nd, 1988
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Larry King

TV host. Deceased
Born on November 19th, 1933
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Woody Harrelson

Born on July 23rd, 1961
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Mario Gotze

German soccer player.
Born on June 3rd, 1992
Height: 1.76m / 5 ft 9 inches

Adriana Lima

Brazilian model.
Born on June 12th, 1981
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Dean Martin

Singer. Deceased
Born on June 7th, 1917
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Lionel Richie

Born on June 20th, 1949
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Ronnie O'Sullivan

English snooker player.
Born on December 5th, 1975
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Jimmy Buffett

Born on December 25th, 1946
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches


Born on December 22nd, 1991
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Tobey Maguire

Born on June 27th, 1975
Height: 1.72m / 5 ft 8 inches

Mel Blanc

Voice actor. Deceased
Born on May 30th, 1908
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Cilla Black

Singer / Media personality. Deceased
Born on May 27th, 1943
Height: 1.69m / 5 ft 7 inches


Born on September 14th, 1973
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

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