Corey Taylor is best known as the lead lyricist and vocalist of an American band named Slipknot. Corey Taylor’s net worth of $11 million US dollars. He is also known as a songwriter, author, actor, and singer. His band is known for making nu metal, hard rock, and heavy metal music. He has also been a part of bands like Korn, Junk Beer Kidnap Band, Disturbed, Apocalyptic, Soulfly, and Anthrax. Hit Parader ranked him as the 86th best Metal Vocalist of all time.
Corey Taylor Biography
Corey Todd Taylor was born on 8th December 1973 in Des Moines. He spent most of his childhood in Waterloo, with his mother. He is half German and half Native American. His father was an American who left him and his mother, few years after his birth. Corey was raised by his single mother. His grandmother became his music inspiration who introduced him to rock n roll and Elvis Presley.
Corey lived a hard childhood, where he was sexually assaulted when he was 10 by one of his 16-year-old friend. All his life he has had trust issues, first because of his parents’ separation and then because of the assault. He finds his peace in music.
He takes inspiration from heavy rock metal stars and legends like Aerosmith, Rush, Fear Factory, Bob Dylan, White Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Cheap Trick, Nine Inch Nails etc.
Like any other rock star, Corey also enjoys a reckless lifestyle, where his life is filled with fans, fame, and money. However, the American still hasn’t found true love. He is linked to another female every other month but keeps his personal life very private. He like his band’s mask likes to exhibit privacy into his personal life.
Corey Taylor Career
Corey Taylor has been making music since 1992. He was discovered by VVN Music. He is known for having the second highest vocal range with 5 and a half octave power. In his career, he has been a part of multiple rock bands including Korn, Junk Beer Kidnap Band, Disturbed, Teenage Time Killers, Axis of Justice, Apocalyptic, Soulfly, and Anthrax. He can also play multiple instruments like Guitar, piano, keyboards, percussion, and bass. He got his first break with Roadrunner record label.
He joined Slipknot in 1997, and since has launched two albums with them, and has gone on multiple tours with his band.
He made his movie debut in 1999 with ‘Welcome to Our Neighborhood’. His best-known work is considered to be in ‘fear Clinic’. He has also been a part of an American horror film named ‘Bullied’. Some of his other acting works include films like ‘Audible Visions of (sic)nesses’, ‘Nine: The Making of all Hope is Gone’, ‘Voliminal: Inside the Nine’, ‘Doctor Who – Before the Flood’, ‘Officer Downe’, and ‘Sound City’.
Some of his popular songs include tracks like ‘Liar’, ‘The Rich Man’, ‘Freak on a Leash’, ‘Fuck You’, ‘Rainbow in the Dark’, ‘From Can to Can’t’, ‘On My Own’, ‘Wither’, ‘A Different World’, ‘Egobomb’ and ‘Sleeping dogs’.
Corey has been nominated for multiple music awards for his vocals as well his instrumental talent. In 2013 Corey won a Revolver Golden Gods Awards as the Best Vocalist. And he also won a Loudwire Music ‘Rock Titan’ Award for his vocals in 2015.
Corey Taylor Net Worth in 2017
Corey has made over $11 million US dollars as of 2017. He is a multi-talent music artist who is also an actor, songwriter, and instrumentalist. He is currently the lead vocalist of ‘Slipknot’, which was originated in 1995. He has made millions with his voice, gracing Hollywood with his rock melodies and amazing soulful lyrics, being a part of multiple different bands.
Corey Taylor is still young and has a dozen more years left in front of him to grace the world with his magical musical creations. He is amongst those rock and roll artists, who can pull of an acoustic song with their angelic voice. He is a music extraordinaire, who deserves all the love and fame he has today.