Corey Taylor

Corey Taylor

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Corey Taylor is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, musician, and actor from the United States. He is most known for being the main vocalist and lyricist for the rock bands Stone Sour and Slipknot.

Corey Taylor’s Bio, Age, Parents, Education

Corey Taylor was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on December 8, 1973. Sagittarius is his astrological sign. His nationality is American, and he comes from a mixed ethnic background (German, Dutch, and Irish). At the present, he hasn’t spoken anything about his parents. In his family, he has just one sibling, a sister whose name is unknown.

He began using drugs at the age of 15 and ultimately developed an addiction. Two times, Corey overdosed on the substance cocaine. After that, she moved in with his grandmother. She offered him sound advise and urged him to return to school. His grandmother also encouraged him to listen to rock music, and she purchased recordings by Elvis Presley, Teddy Bear, In the Ghetto, and other performers for him. He attempted suicide with a drug overdose after dropping out of high school. The suicide attempt was, fortunately, unsuccessful.

When it comes to his schooling, he hasn’t divulged any information. He also dropped out of 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

He was one of the original members of the Stone Sour rock band at the start of his career. Stone Sour debuted in 1993 with their first album. Following that, the band recorded a number more albums.

Shawn Economaki, a band he started with drummer Joel Ekman in 1992, was named for him. After that, he joined the heavy metal band Slipknot as the main vocalist. He first joined the band on August 24, 1997, and instead of wearing a mask, he painted his face.

On August 28, 2001, Corey released his second album, Lowa, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and reached number three on the Billboard 200.

In 2013, he made his acting debut in the horror film Fear Clinic, as Bauer. His film Bullied was released the same year. He has also appeared in the television series 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.

He was formerly married to Stephanie Luby. On November 13, 2009, they married. In 2017, they divorced.

He was formerly married to Scarlett Taylor. On March 11, 2004, they tied the knot. They did, however, divorce 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.