Brian Hugh Warner (born January 5, 1969), better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, artist and former music journalist known for his controversial stage persona and image as the lead singer of the eponymous band, Marilyn Manson.His stage name was formed from juxtaposing the names of two 1960s American cultural icons, namely, actress Marilyn Monroe and convicted multiple murder mastermind He has a long legacy of being depicted in the media as a detrimental influence on young people.On November 28, 2005, Manson and Von Teese were married in a private, non-denominational ceremony in their home.
They first met when he asked her to dance in one of his music videos. On his thirty-second birthday, she arrived with a bottle of absinthe, and they became a couple.According to his autobiography The Long Hard Road Out of Hell, Warner is of German and Polish ancestry on his father's side.Raised in his mother's religion, and attending Heritage Christian School, he later transferred to and graduated from Glen Oak High School in 1987.In 1990, as a college student, Warner attended Broward Community College.As the assistant entertainment editor of BCC's student newspaper, the Observer, his first published article was a review titled "Jane's Addiction returns to shock crowd at Woody's." Warner was working toward a degree in journalism and theater, though never came into fruition.
Guests were invited to participate in skeet shooting, archery and falconry in the days following the wedding.