Mod Sun

Mod Sun

Mod Sun
Quick Facts About Derek Smith
Celebrated Name Mod Sun
Age 35 years old
Nick Name Mod Sun
Birth Name Derek Ryan Smith
Birth Date 1987-04-10
Gender Male
Profession American singer
Nationality American
Place of Birth Bloomington, Minnesota, U.S.
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Pisces
Mother Deb Smith
Father Dennis Smith
Sister Danielle Smith
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Married
Girlfriend Avril Lavigne
Height 5 ft 5.5 inches
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $400 thousand per year
Weight 68 Kg
Body Measurement 41-29-35 inches
Hair Color blonde
Eye Color Green
Shoe Size 8 (US)
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Mod Sun, Whose real name is Derek Ryan Smith, is best known for his Pop Punk style of music which has been described as "hippy hop".  He is also known for his hit single, "Flames", which was a collaboration with Avril Lavigne. "Flames" is one of the singles included in Mod's fourth studio album  "Internet Killed the Rockstar" released on February 12, 2021. 

Who is Mod Sun?

Mod Sun is Los Angeles-based American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and rapper. He is a member of the alternative hip hop duo Hotel Motel. He was a member of Four Letter Lie, an American post-hardcore band from Minneapolis, Minnesota which got disbanded in 2019. 


Mod Sun began his musical career by playing drums in the pop-punk band the Semester and post-hardcore groups Four Letter Lie and Scary Kids Scaring Kids. He began a solo rap career in 2009. The release of his fourth solo studio album Internet Killed the Rockstar saw a stylistic shift back to pop punk.

On February 18, 2022, Mod released a documentary about his life entitled "Remember Me Just Like This." At the very end of the documentary, the title for the forthcoming album of the next "era" was announced: Rich Kids Ruin Everything, due for a 2022 release.

When was Mod Sun born?

Mod Sun was born on 10th March 1987 in Bloomington, a suburban city in the US state of Minnesota. His birth name is Derek Ryan Smith. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His star sign is Pisces. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Mod Sun was born into a middle-class family. Due to his parent's divorce, his childhood went miserable. When he was between the ages of five through ten, he frequently moved with his mother, Deb Smith, to different cities because his mom had to relocate for her work. He has a sister named Danielle Smith. 

As for his education, Mod is a high school graduate. His interest in music was developed during his teen years. He began playing drums for the local pop-punk band the Semester in his sophomore year of high school. 

Avril Lavigne is engaged to musician Mod Sun

Mod Sun has been in a relationship with Canadian singer Avril Lavigne since 2021. Avril Lavigne is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She is considered a key musician in the development of pop-punk music since she paved the way for female-driven, punk-influenced pop music in the early 2000s. Mod began dating Pop Punk Queen in March 2021.


After dating for a year, the love birds got engaged on April 7, 2022, during their vacation trip in Paris. Mod proposed to Avril with an expensive diamond ring. The news of their engagement was announced through their social media accounts. As of now, the couple is living together in their luxurious mansion in Los Angeles, California. 

How much is Mod Sun's net worth?

As of April 2022, the net worth of Mod Sun is estimated to be US $3 million. The prime source behind Mod Sun's wealth is his music career. He has managed to earn a good fortune through his album sales, concert, and his live performances at music festivals. A major part of his earnings also comes from his monetized youtube channel. 

How tall is Mod Sun?

Mod Sun is 5 ft 5.5 inches tall and his body weight is around 68 Kg. He has a very attractive slim-build body that measures 41-29-35 inches approximately. He looks handsome in his Punk-type spiky hairstyle which is blonde in color. He has a pair of unique green-colored eyes which is his distinct body feature. He wears a shoe of US size 8. 

Facts About Mod Sun

  • #1His early life was non-traditional.
  • #2His first band was the pop-punk band Sideline Heroes.
  • #3He was influenced by New Jersey and Drive-Thru Records emo bands.
  • #4He was actually homeless for the first few years that he lived in Los Angeles.
  • #5Apart from musician, he is also a prolific writer.
  • #6He has directed a short film called "Psycho Smile".
  • #7He is two years younger than his girlfriend.

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