Jerry Only

Born as Gerald Caiafa Jr, Jerry Only is an American guitarist, musician, singer, and songwriter. He co-founded the famous American Horror punk band named “Misfits,” and he is the only member who never left the band. He is most famous for his exceptional skill as a bassist, and his horror-themed appearance on screen.

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Biography and Early Life

Jerry was born in an urban area of Lodi, New Jersey. His father, Gerald Caiafa, Sr, used to be a mechanic and owned a shop and workshop. His mother, Shauna Caiafa, was a homemaker. Jerry belonged to a lower middle-class family. He had a younger brother named Paul Doyle Caiafa, who later took the name Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein and played guitar in his band.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jerry Only in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jerry Only’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 21 April 1959. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 198lbs in Pound and 90kg in Kilograms.


In an interview, Jerry revealed that he was never interested in formal studies and absolutely hated to attend school. However, along with his brother, he attended a local high school named Lodi High School, from where he earned his high school graduation certificate in 1977. He frequently skipped his classes to attend other events such as outdoor games, football matches. His brother was an active football player during high school.

Jerry never attended college, and later, he revealed that he regretted the decision. However, after graduating, he concentrated on music, formed a band, and never went back to his studies.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jerry has successfully kept his personal life private and rarely talks about it. After dating for a few years, he got married to Lori DiCrosta in 1985. The couple had their first child, a son named Gerald Caiafa II, in the next year. Jerry and Lori divorced a few years later for an unknown reason.

It is known that Jerry got married for the second time. However, the name of his second wife or any other personal details isn’t available. It is known that Jerry has a daughter named Eva with his second wife. He divorced her five years later after Eva’s birth. In an interview, he stated that though he never cheated on his wife despite getting various chances, it is said that his marriage didn’t last. He had a legal feud about the separation with his wife, and that went on for years. His daughter Eva met with an accident as a child and started to find learning anything complicated. However, she is currently studying in New York.

Is Jerry Only Gay?

Jerry Only isn’t gay. He has dated several women and was married twice. He has two children with his wives. According to his dating life history, he never dated any men till now. These are the proofs of his being heterosexual.

Professional Career

Along with Glenn Danzig, Jerry formed the band Misfits in 1977 at the age of 18. He and his younger brother started to work in their father’s machine shop two to help the band’s finance. Gradually they started to get shows on the weekend. In 1990, due to a feud between the lead singer and other band members, the band disbanded. Five years later, Jerry’s younger brother Doyle joined the band as a guitarist and the day of a legal battle with Glenn. Along with his brother, Jerry reformed The band and took Michael Graves as a lead vocalist.

The band has performed at several places, including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, California, New Jersey, etc. They released their first album Static Age in 1978. From 1980 to 2001, they released many albums, including the famous albums ‘Walk Among Us’, ‘Legacy of brutality,’ ‘Misfits,’ ’12 Hits From Hell’, ‘Famous Monsters, ‘ Cuts from the Crypt.’ Their last album was released in 2016, named Friday the 13th.


Though Jerry and his band Misfits have a huge fan base and popularity, they never won any kind of Awards yet. Jerry has stated in an interview that his band is an underdog, and he loves that. In 2017, along with his bandmates, Jerry was nominated by Horror Writers Association. However, he didn’t win.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jerry Only in 2021

As of 2021, Jerry Only has a net worth of $4 million. His band has sold millions of copies of their albums till now, and from there, he has managed to earn a decent amount. Jerry’s merchandise is also very famous among his fans, and they buy them regularly from the website. Jerry has also won a World Championship in Wrestling which brought him several sponsorships.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Jerry has appeared in several movies and TV
  • He tried veganism, however later came back to his non-veg lifestyle.
  • He is the only singer to appear in every Misfits lineup.

Jerry Only is a very talented guitarist who is famous for his horror appearance on stage. However, people who are close to him claim him to be very gentle and helpful in real life. He is very much comfortable around kids and often sends presents to his daughter’s schoolmates. Despite his age, he is still performing and making new music.

  1. NecroticNerd June 9, 2021 at 4:21 am

Facts of Gerald Caiafa Jr.

  • Gender Male
  • full nameGerald Caiafa Jr.
  • birthplaceLodi, New Jersey, United States
  • Date of Birth April 21, 1959
  • Age 63 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$4 million
  • professionMusician, Guitarist, Songwriter
  • weightIn Kilograms – 90 Kg, In Pounds – 198 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 172 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolLodi High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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