Jerry Horton

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Jerry Horton
Birth name Jerry Allan Horton
Born (1975-03-10) March 10, 1975 (age 40)
Charleston, South Carolina
Genres Alternative rock, hard rock, alternative metal, nu metal, rapcore, punk rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1993–present
Labels Eleven Seven Music, DGC/Interscope, Geffen, DreamWorks
Associated acts Papa Roach
Notable instruments
Schecter Guitar Research [1][2]

Jerry Allan Horton (born March 10, 1975 in Charleston, South Carolina) is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of Californian alternative rock band Papa Roach[3]


Jerry Horton was born in Charleston, South Carolina on March 10, 1975. He has one brother named Chad. He began playing the guitar at the age of 14. Before joining Papa Roach, Jerry worked as a roofer. He was introduced to the band by an ex-girlfriend and soon replaced Ben Luther as the lead guitarist of the band. Jerry has been nominated a couple of times as best guitarist for the Californian Music Awards.[4] Jerry is straight edge.