Mod Sun Biography, Age, Family, Career, Girlfriend & More


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Mod Sun is an American Singer, Songwriter and Rapper. His real name is Derek Ryan Smith. Born Derek Smith on the 10th March 1987 in Bloomington, Minnesota USA, he is a rapper, best known to the world for his stage name Mod Sun, which is an acronym for Movement on Dreams. So far, he has released three studio albums and has come to prominence through his songs “Shoot ‘Em Down”, with Machine Gun Kelly & Blackbear, and “My Hippy”, among other creations. (Katerina Tikhonova (Putin’s Daughter) Biography)


Mod Sun Biography

Full Name Derek Ryan Smith



Nickname Mod Sun
Profession American Singer, Songwriter, Rapper
Date of Birth 10 March 1987
Place of Birth Bloomington, Minnesota, US

Before becoming Mod Sun, Derek had to live through a troubled childhood; his parents divorced, and he first lived with his father in Long Beach, California, but then started living with his mother, who often (Mod Sun BIography) changed jobs and moved across the USA. As a response to all these troubles, Derek developed a bipolar disorder, but decided not to take medications for it. When was 18 years old, he changed his name from Derek to Dylan.

Mod Sun Personal Life

Age (as of 2022) 35 Years
Height 5’5″
Weight 68 Kg
Religion Christianity
Hometown Bloomington, Minnesota, US
Marital Status Divorced
Girlfriend name Avril Lavigne


Wife Name Bella Thorne (Ex-Wife)
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Blonde
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Known For American Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Engaged with Canadian Singer Avril Lavigne
Hobbies Not Known
Caste Smith

His musical beginnings trace back to 2004 when he became a drummer in the post-hardcore band Four Letter Lie. He worked on two albums of the band, their debut release “Let Your Body Take Over” (2006), and “What a Terrible Thing to Say” in 2008 before departing from the band in 2009. The sales of the albums only increased his net worth, but that wasn’t enough for him to support his life. He gave in to drugs, not only using but also selling the illegal substance.


Family Details of Mod Sun

Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Brother N/A
Sister N/A
Wife/Spouse Bella Thorne (Ex-wife)
Children N/A

He wanted to get away from selling and sought another musical engagement, and he would join the post-hardcore band Scary Kids Scaring Kids in 2009, but his stint was short since the group ceased to exist in 2010. While a part of the Scary Kids Scaring Kids, he started using name Mod Sun for the first time, and even before the disbandment, he ventured on a solo career, releasing mixtapes “I’ll Buy Myself”, “Let Ya Teeth Show” and “How to Make a MOD SUN”, all in 2009.

Mod Sun Education

School Name Thomas Jafferson High School, US
College/ University Not Known
Educational Qualification Graduate

The following year, he released his first EP – “The Hippy Hop EP” – and then worked on several other releases, including the EPs “In MOD We Trust”, “Happy as Fuck”, and mixtapes “Blazed by the Bell” and “First Take”, before he began working on his first full-length album, “Look Up”, released in 2015, through Rostrum Records, the sales of which increased his net worth by a large degree. Most recently, Mod Sun has released his second and third albums, “Movie” and “BB”, in early 2017, the sales of which added a substantial amount to his net worth.

Mod Sun Awards

Year Awards
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Aside from his musical career, Mod Sun has also been recognized as an author, and so far has released the non-fiction book “Did I Ever Wake Up”, which was created after he took LSD. He also stated that LSD changed his way of life, and has proclaimed that he will pass on his happiness to everyone he knows. Furthermore, he has published a book of poetry, “My Dear Pink” in 2015, and a couple of journals “Happy to be Here” (2015), and “Happy to be Here pt.

Mod Sun Income

Net Worth (Approx) $3 Million


Mod Sun Social Media Profiles

Instagram Instagram Link
Facebook Facebook Link
Twitter Twitter Link

Mod Sun is engaged to fellow Canadian Singer Avril Lavigne, according to the couple, who announced their engagement on April 7 on Instagram. The revelation comes after Lavigne was pictured sporting a diamond engagement ring in Los Angeles. However, it seems that the couple got engaged on a trip to Paris in on 27 March.

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