Chris “Motionless” Cerulli was born on October 17, 1986. He is a famous metal singer, most known as the lead vocalist of Motionless in White. This metal band from Scranton, Pennsylvania, was formed in 2005 and currently comprises Chris Motionless, Ryan Sitkowski, Ricky Olson, Vinny Mauro, and Justin Morrow. The group has released six studio albums in total, “Scoring the End of the World” being the most recent one. Although Cerulli is signed with Roadrunner Records, he goes hand in hand with Fearless Records as well. He is someone worth admiring, and we are excited to celebrate him today.
Chris Thomas Cerulli
October 17, 1986
Chris ‘Motionless’ Cerulli — born Chris Thomas Cerulli — is a famous metal singer whose popularity and influence keep growing. He was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on October 17, 1986. Cerulli did not have an easy childhood, as it was quite rough. His parents parted ways when he was still young and music became his escape away from his worries. He eventually formed his own band in high school. He initially struggled to make a name for himself in the entertainment industry, but he did not let that restrain his ambition.
He formed Motionless in White in 2005, and they began performing at nightclubs. It was during one of those nights that they got discovered by agent and producer Zach Neil. He immediately signed them to his own record label, Masquerade Recordings. In 2007, the band released its first E.P., “The Whorror.” They released their debut studio album, “Creatures,” in 2010. The album reached number six on the Billboard Heatseeker Music Chart, while the first single, ‘Abigail,’ gained massive success. Five other albums came out later: “Infamous” (2012), “Reincarnate” (2014), “Graveyard Shift” (2017), “Disguise” (2019), and “Scoring the End of the World” (2022), their most recent.
Cerulli’s music, charisma, and fashion style continue to amass followers on social media every day, making him an influencer and a social media personality. His Instagram and Twitter accounts currently have over 470,000 and 400,000 followers, respectively.
Cerulli forms the band in high school, and they start performing in nightclubs.
They release their debut E.P., “The Whorror,” and kickstart a national tour.
They release their debut studio album, “Creatures,” and it features on the Billboard Heatseeker Music chart at number six.
The band releases its second studio album, “Infamous,” which ends up featuring on several album charts.
They release their fourth studio album, “Graveyard Shift.”
They release their fifth studio album, “Disguise”.
They release their sixth and most recent studio album, “Scoring the End of the World.”
Why We Love Chris Motionless
He is ambitious
Cerulli formed his own band in high school. He had struggled to make a name for himself in the entertainment industry initially, but he did not let that deter his ambition.
He has endurance
Cerulli, who is a co-founder, is not only part of the group but its leader as well. He is to date the only founding member of the band still left and he keeps growing to greater success. He has withstood the test of time and he never stopped believing in himself and the band.
He attributes his success to his fans
Cerulli admits that his fans have helped him stay humble. His music, charisma, and fashion style continue to amass followers on social media daily, making him an influencer and a social media personality.
5 Surprising Facts
He didn’t show interest in instruments
Growing up, his grandfather tried teaching him the guitar, but he had no interest.
The original band’s name was Crabgrass
The initial name for the band was Crabgrass before Chris changed it to Motionless in White.
He worked in a tattoo shop
Immediately after high school, he worked at a tattoo parlor, hence his love for tattoos.
The only founding member in the band
He is the only founding member of the band who is still with the band.
He doesn’t drink alcohol
Although he gives off the image of a bad boy with a gothic lifestyle, he does not drink alcohol.
Chris Motionless FAQs
Is Cerulli a vegan?
He was a vegetarian from 2005 to 2007, becoming a vegan in 2016.
Where did the name Motionless in White come from?
Their band name is derived from the Eighteen Visions’ song ‘Motionless and White.’
Why did Ghost leave Motionless in White?
According to him, he was not feeling productive. That busy lifestyle began to damage his psyche, causing fatigue, anxiety, and depression.
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