Corey Taylor was raised primarily by his lone mother in Waterloo after being born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1973. On his mother’s side, he has Irish and Dutch heritage, while on his father’s, he has Irish, German, and Native American ancestry.
Taylor first became interested in masks and horror themes after she saw the trailer for the 1978 horror movie “Halloween.” While this was going on, his grandmother, who had been showing him a collection of Elvis Presley albums, exposed him to rock music.
Taylor had developed a drug addiction by the time she was 15 and had twice overdosed on cocaine. His grandma gave him musical instruments and took him into custody.
Taylor’s son Griffin was born in 2002 when he was still engaged to Scarlett. 2004 saw the couple’s marriage and 2007 saw their divorce. Taylor married Stephanie Luby in Las Vegas a few years later; the pair divorced in 2017. Taylor wed Alicia Dove in 2019. He has an Angeline-named daughter from a previous union.
What is the net worth of Corey Taylor?
Singer, songwriter, and musician Corey Taylor is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock groups Stone Sour and Slipknot. The total wealth of Corey Taylor is $10 million. In addition, he writes works that have achieved New York Times bestseller status on his own. Taylor has further worked with groups including Korn, Apocalyptica, Steel Panther, and Code Orange.
Other Music Initiatives
Beyond Slipknot and Stone Sour, Taylor has worked with many other musicians over the course of his career. He contributed to the “Roadrunner United” all-star album and made guest performances on albums by groups including Steel Panther, Apocalyptica, Damageplan, and Soulfly.
Taylor performed at Rockfest in Des Moines in 2009 with the Junk Beer Kidnap Band. Additionally, he has shared the stage alongside Dum Fux and Audacious P. He collaborated with the group Falling in Reverse on the song “Drugs” in 2019 and also appeared on the Pink Floyd spoof album “The Wall” by Nostalgia Critic.
Taylor started his record label Great Big Mouth Records in 2006 and is a producer. Walls of Jericho’s “Redemption” and the band’s self-titled “Facecage” albums are the two that he has worked on. Taylor also has a solo career; his first solo album, “CMFT,” was published in 2020.
Books and movies
Taylor has a successful writing career in addition to his singing career. He provided a monthly article to the British magazine “Rock Sound” from 2001 till 2016. In 2011, he published his debut book, “Seven Deadly Sins: Resolving the Debate Between Born Bad and Damaged Good.” This was followed in 2013 by the publication of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven.
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