Corey Taylor is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and author. He was a founding member of the band Stone Sour formed in 1992. However, he came into limelight after joining the band Slipknot as their lead vocalist. In this article, we will cover some lesser-known details from his personal and professional life and Corey Taylor Net Worth in 2020
Taylor replaced the original vocalist of the band in 1997. He has given several Platinum-rated albums with Slipknot. Taylor started recording for the band with their first self-titled debut album. The album did really well and peaked at number one on the Top Heatseekers Chart.
It went double platinum in the United States, and was included in the 2006 book ‘1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die’. Taylor founded the Stone Sour in 1992, along with drummer Joel Ekman, Shawn Economaki, and Josh Rand who played electric guitar.
He recorded several demos with Stone Sour until 1997 when he was approached by the band Slipknot. Tylor left Stone Sour to join Slipknot.
After five years he got back with his old band to record their first debut album, which was written by Jim Root who was Slipknot’s Guitarist. They recorded their self-titled album, at Catamount Studios in Cedar Falls, Lowa, which debuted at number 46 on the Billboard 200.
Their second album, Come What(ever) May debuted at the fourth position on the Billboard 200. Come What(ever) May was a huge hit and charted on several different charts.
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Corey Taylor Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Date of Birth||December 8, 1973|
|Height||5’7” ft. or 1.70m|
|Spouse(s)||Scarlet Stones (m. 2004; div. 2007), Stephanie Luby (m. 2009; div. 2017) Alicia Dove(m. 2019)|
|Children||Aravis Taylor, Griffin Parker Taylor, and Angeline Taylor|
|Country of Origin||The United States of America|
|Source of Wealth||Songs|
|Instagram Followers||2.2 million|
|Last Updated||August 2020|
Corey Todd Taylor was born on December 8, 1973, in Des Moines, Lowa. He belongs to a German, Irish and Native American descent on his father’s side and Dutch and Irish on his mother’s side. He was mostly raised by his mother in a dingy neighborhood in Waterloo, Lowa.
Taylor had a very difficult childhood with sexual assault and drug addiction. By the age of 15, he had dropped out of school and developed a severe drug addiction. He overdosed on Cocaine twice in his teenage.
He then went to live with his Grandmother in Des Moines, who took legal custody of him so that he could continue his schooling. Taylor’s first musical instruments were bought to him by his grandmother.
Career Highlights and Achievements
Apart from giving several hit albums with Stone Sour and Slipknot, Tylor has also worked with other bands including Junk Beer Kidnap Band, Korn Disturbed, Apocalyptica, Code Orange, Anthrax, Steel Panther, Falling in Reverse and Soulfly. He also owns a record company named Great Big Mouth Records which he founded in 2006.
Corey has produced two albums Facecage’s self-titled album and Walls of Jericho’s Redemption. He has also been a guest narrator on the track ‘Repentance’ for Dream Theater’s 2007 album ‘Systematic Chaos’.
Taylor confirmed his solo album, CMFT, in an interview with Billboard magazine on January 13, 2009. The album is set to release in October 2020 via Roadrunner Records.
Along with a unique singer, Taylor is also an exceptional actor. He made his television debut by appearing on Fear Clinic. Corey played the character, Bauer, on the show who is one of the employees of the clinic who struggles to keep things under control when all hell breaks loose.
He has also appeared in the 2013 horror film ‘Bullied’ and as a cameo in Sharknado 4. Taylor has provided the roars for the character of the Fisher King in the ‘Doctor Who’ episode “Before the Flood”.
Taylor’s unique singing style consisting of melodic singing, growling, screaming, shouting and rapping has earned him the position 86 on the Hit Parader’s list of Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time. He is often compared to other legendary vocalists like Ivan Moody, John Bush, Phil Anselmo, and Jamey Jasta.
Taylor has also written the book Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad and Damaged Good which was released on July 12, 2011, via Da Capo Press.
Taylor Married Scarlett on March 11, 2004. Scarlett is the mother of his son Griffin Parker, born on September 17, 2002. Taylor and Scarlett got divorced in 2007 after being together for about 6-7 years. He also has a daughter named Angeline, born in 1992 from an earlier relationship.
After that, Taylor married Stephanie Luby at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas on November 13, 2009. They had a daughter together in 2015. However, in December 2017 Taylor announced on his Twitter about Luby and his separation.
Again, in April 2019, Tylor and Alicia Dove’s engagement was announced via his Instagram page. They got married on October 12, 2019.
Taylor has struggled with mental health issues all his life. He deals with bipolar disorder and alcoholism. His first wife Scarlett played a major role in helping him with his mental issues and recovering from alcoholism. Taylor has tried to kill himself several times.
Once he tried to jump off the balcony of the eighth floor of The Hyatt on Sunset Boulevard in 2003. Scarlett and his friend Thom Hazaert somehow stopped him from jumping. After which Scarlett conditioned him to become sober or she would annul the marriage which resulted in Taylor becoming sober by 2006.
What is Corey Taylor Net Worth in 2020?
Corey Taylor is a famous musician and actor. He started his career by forming a band in the early 90s. A few years later, he took the spot of lead vocalist in the band Slipknot. He gave several hit albums and also featured in a few movies. Corey also has a Youtube channel with a decent number of subscribers and views. Corey Tylor Net Worth in 2020 is $10 million.
A Few Interesting Facts About Corey Taylor
- Corey’s two major projects, Slipknot, and Stone Sour have totally opposite temperaments. Slipknot is a heavy metal, nu-metal, and alternative metal that expresses moods like depression, hostility, anger, misanthropy, and rebellion whereas Stone Sour is a classified Alternative metal expressing moods of bleakness and somberness as well as anger and rebellion.
- Taylor has co-hosted the 2009 and 2010 Kerrang! Awards alongside Scott Ian of Anthrax.
- Around April 2020, Taylor switched to a plant-based diet to improve his Cardiovascular Health.
- He has won the Revolver Golden Gods Awards for Best Vocalist in 2013, the Loudwire Music Award for the title Rock Titan in 2015 and the Kerrang! Award as a ‘Legend’ in 2018.
- Tylor’s current wife Alicia is the creator of “I Cherry Bombs”.
Despite his difficult childhood and the constant battle with mental illness, Taylor has managed to prove himself as a legend. He kept working hard and doing different things at a time despite being damaged and disturbed.
Corey is the living example of how life turns out if you never give up. Through all these ups and downs, he made a fair amount of fortune from his talent and Corey Taylor Net Worth in 2020 is $10 million. His success as a musician and his personal life is an inspiration to millions.