Corey Taylor is a multi-talented person who is an American singer, lyricist, musician, and actor. He is mostly renowned as the lead singer and songwriter of the heavy metal band Slipknot and the rock band Stone Sour.
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Corey Taylor’s Bio, Age, Parents, Education
Corey Taylor was born on December 8, 1973, in Des Moines, United States. His astrological sign is Sagittarius. He is American by nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic background (German, Dutch, and Irish). He has not shared anything related to his parents at the moment. Likewise, he has only one sibling in his family, a sister whose name is unknown.
He started taking drugs when he was only 15 and eventually became an addict. Corey overdosed on the drug cocaine two times. Afterward, she went to live in his grandma’s home. She gave him good advice and encouraged him to go to school. His grandma also told him to listen to rock music and bought him albums of Elvis Presley, Teddy Bear, In the Ghetto, and several artists. After dropping out of high school he tried to commit suicide with a drug overdose. Fortunately, the suicide attempt was unsuccessful.
Talking about his education, he has not provided any details related to it. Besides, he quit high school at the age of 18.
Corey Taylor’s Height
Corey Taylor has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 65 kg. His other body measurements are unknown. His hair color is blonde and has a pair of blue eyes.
Corey Taylor Career
At the beginning of his career, he became one of the founding members of the rock band called Stone Sour. In the year 1993, Stone Sour released their debut album. After that, the band has released several albums.
In the year 1992, he formed a band named Shawn Economaki together with the drummer Joel Ekman. He then became the lead singer of the heavy metal band Slipknot. He initially performed with the band on August 24, 1997, putting paint on his face rather than a usual mask.
Corey released his second album titled Lowa on August 28, 2001, which grabbed the number one spot on the UK Albums Chart and also reached number three on the Billboard 200.
He made his acting debut with the role of Bauer in the horror movie Fear Clinic in 2013. The same year his movie Bullied was released. He has also acted in the TV show Doctor Who.
Who is Corey Taylor’s Wife?
Corey Taylor is happily married to his wife Alicia Dove who is a dancer. They tied the knot on October 12, 2019.
Previously, he was married to Stephanie Luby. They got married on November 13, 2009. They divorced in 2017.
Prior to that, he was married to Scarlett Taylor. They wedded on March 11, 2004. However, they separated in 2007.
Corey Taylor’s Net Worth
He has made a good income from his career. As of 2020, he has a net worth of $12 million.
Social Media: Instagram, Twitter
Corey Taylor is very active on social media and often posts photos. He has 2.2 million followers on Instagram and has 663.2K followers on Twitter. Likewise, he has more than 3.17 million followers on Facebook.