C.J. Snare Net Worth, Death, Wife, Age, FireHouse, Surgery, Kids & Biography

Carl “C.J.” Snare was the founder and frontman of the American glam metal/hard rock band FireHouse. Sadly, he passed away on April 5, 2024, just at the age of 64. This article will cover his life’s journey including C.J. Snare Net Worth, Death, Wife, Age, FireHouse, Surgery, Kids & Biography.

Basic Biography/WikiInformation
Full nameCarl Jeffrey Snare
Born / Date of birthDecember 14, 1959
Date of DeathApril 5, 2024
Age (at the time of Death)64
Cause of DeathCardiac arrest
Place of Deathhis home
Profession or Career fieldMusician, Singer, Record Producer and Songwriter
Famous forBeing the frontman of FireHouse band

Early life: Parents, Siblings

Birthplace Washington, D.C., U.S.
Nickname or Popular NameC.J. Snare
Father NameBuck
Mother NameBarbara Snare
Brother2 brothers (name unknown)
Sister Name1 Sister (name unknown)
Zodiac sign or Sun SignSagittarius
HometownLockhaven, Pennsylvania
Last Residence / Addressin Florida
Mother tongue / LanguageEnglish
Food Habits and Choices
Hobbies and interestsSpending time with his kids

CJ Snare was born to Buck Snare (father) and Barbara Snare (mother) in Washington, D.C. In his childhood, he was trained in piano playing and used to sing with his parents. Even as a child, he was determined to join a rock band one day. Later, he and his family moved to Lockhaven, Pennsylvania.

Physical Appearance: Height, Weight & Measurements

Photo of CJ Snare with his 3 kids - Hunter, Connor, and Heather
Photo of CJ Snare with his 3 kids – Hunter, Connor and Heather

CJ Snare’s height is not known to the public. It also couldn’t be found on any reliable online source.

Physical stats & moreValues
Height (approx)in centimetres – Unknown
in feet and inches – Unknown
in metres – Unknown
Weight (approx)in kilograms – unknown
in pounds – unknown
Hair colourReddish brown
Eye colourBlue

Education Background: Qualifications

SchoolLockhaven High School
College/UniversityRollins College
Educational Qualification/Degreestudied theatre

CJ Snare attended the Lockhaven High School in Lockhaven, Pennsylvania. After completing his high school education, he moved to Orlando, Florida. There, he enrolled himself in Rollins College to study theatre. However, his interest in theatre was short-lived. Finally, he decided to pursue a career in the music industry.

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Personal life: C.J. Snare Wife, Family, Marriage

Picture of CJ Snare with his girlfriend Katherine Little
Picture of CJ Snare with his girlfriend Katherine Little
Marital statusDivorced
GirlfriendKatherine Little
Past Ex-WifeBrenda Snare (divorced)
Number of Children3 (Two sons and one daughter)
SonsHunter Snare (Youngest) and Connor Snare
Son in LawJoey Brown

Snare was in a relationship with his girlfriend Katherine Little for 8 years till he passed away. He also had three children: a daughter named Heather, and two sons named Hunter and Connor Snare. Before Katherine, Snare was married to Brenda Snare and had two children. Their children’s names are Connor and Heather.

Photo of C.J. Snare with her daughter Heather on her wedding day
Photo of C.J. Snare with her daughter Heather on her wedding day

C.J. Snare Death

C.J. Snare was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in the year 2020. He died on April 5, 2024.

He took a break from FireHouse in September 2023 and underwent a life-changing abdominal surgery in October 2023. Snare wanted to return to the band for their summer 2024 shows. Unfortunately, On April 5, 2024, he died of a cardiac arrest.

Professional Career

Years Active1980–2023

CJ Snare lived in Florida when he was studying in college. Then he moved to the Carolinas and met bass player Perry Richardson. They together started a band named Max Warrior. Snare and Richardson did tours and shows in the Carolinas.

They later became friends with two more artists from the White Heat band. Among those two artists, one was a guitar player named Bill Leverty and one was a drummer named Michael Foster. CJ, Bill, and Michael later founded the band FireHouse. After some time, Perry Richardson also joined FireHouse as a bass player.

  • CJ was not only interested in singing, but he played the keyboards and tambourine.
  • Most of FireHouse’s songs were co-written by CJ Snare, and 7 of his songs were featured on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts. Among those 7 songs, 5 were featured in the top 40.
  • CJ Snare also collaborated with other bands like Rubicon Cross and Scrap Metal.
  • The debut album of the glam metal band FireHouse was titled “FireHouse” and was released in 1990.

CJ Snare Studio albums with FireHouse

DateAlbum NameUS Charts Rank
August 21, 1990FireHouse21
June 16, 1992Hold Your Fire23
April 11, 1995366
October 8, 1996Good Acoustics
October 1998Category 5
December 1999Bring ‘Em Out Live (Live album)
November 7, 2000O2
August 12, 2003Prime Time
June 2011Full Circle

CJ Snare Solo Songs and Albums

2010Do What You BelieveLiberty N Justice-Light It Up
2010God Rest Ye Merry GentlemenA Christmas Gift
2011Oh Come EmmanuelA Christmas Gift
2013Pride (In The Name Of Love)Liberty ‘N Justice Cigar Chronicles Vol. 1
2013The Rest of My LifeFrom Asia With Love

Projects with Band Rubicon Cross

YearSong / ProjectDistributor (Label)
2014Deluxe Japanese CDKing Records
2014Rubicon Cross – Digital AlbumINgrooves
2014Deluxe CDDistributed by Universal Music, released 5/19 on INgrooves
2014CD – Standard VersionDistributed by Universal Music, released 5/19 on INgrooves
2012Single – Locked and Loaded
2011Limited Edition EP

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Lifestyle: C.J. Snare Net Worth, Status, Money

According to a few online sources, C.J. Snare’s net worth was estimated to be approximately $2 Million. However, this information does not come from any official source. So information about his exact net worth is still unknown.

Net Worth (approx)$2 Million
Salary (approx)

House, Bike, and Car Collection

House or other propertiesA house in Florida

Awards, Nominations, and Honour

In 1992, CJ Snare’s band FireHouse was awarded the “Favourite Heavy Metal/Rock New Artist” title at the American Music Awards.

Less-known facts about C.J. Snare

  • CJ used to warm up before his shows to keep his voice sharp.
  • He also said that he never drank alcohol while being on the road for his tours. Not only that, he didn’t like smoking.
  • Not many people know that CJ also had one sister and two brothers.
  • FireHouse’s first album titled “FireHouse” was certified double platinum. It featured their most popular song, “Love of a Lifetime”.
  • The 2008’s “The Wrestler” used the song “Don’t Walk Away” in the movie. That song belonged to FireHouse.
  • Their song “Overnight Sensation” was also used in the 2009 “Brütal Legend” game soundtrack.

Social media accounts

Facebook pageC J Snare
X (formerly Twitter) profileCJ Snare (@snareco1)
Instagram pageCJ Snare (@snareco1)


Who did CJ Snare marry?

CJ Snare was not married at the time of his death. However, he was in a relationship with Katherine Little.

What cancer did CJ Snare have?

CJ Snare was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in September 2020.

Who is the lead singer in FireHouse?

C.J. Snare was the lead singer in FireHouse Band. But since CJ passed away on April 5, 2024, the band may consider announcing a new lead singer in future.

Is the band FireHouse still together?

Yes, FireHouse band is still together.

How did C.J. Snare pass away?

He passed away due to a Cardiac arrest.

What is CJ Snare’s real name?

CJ Snare’s real name was Carl J. Snare.

Where did CJ Snare live?

CJ Snare lived in Florida with his girlfriend Katherine Little and his children.

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