Corey Taylor is a renowned musician who gained immense popularity as a lead vocalist and lyricist of Slipknot, a heavy metal band. The group gained rave attention after coming with their first eponymous album Slipknot in June 1999. It went double platinum in the US, debuting at the number one on the Top Heatseekers.
His singing prowess from growling to screaming garnered him the 86th place at the Hit Parader’s Top 100 metal vocalists of all time. On the other side, Taylor has also made way into dozens of acclaimed on-screen projects.
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Taylor possesses $10 million net worth in 2020.
What is the Net Worth of Slipknot Vocalist Corey Taylor?
Corey Taylor is undoubtedly one of the popular musicians of all time. His contribution to the music world, or let’s say the heavy metal genre, in particular, is a huge inspiration to everyone. Since fame comes along with money, he is also one of the richest musicians.
His music career plays a vital role to rack up such an impressive fortune. He is now a lead vocalist and lyricist of Slipknot and Stone Sour. Besides, the artist also became a part of many other established bands, including Junk Beer Kidnap Band, Disturbed, Code Orange, and more.
Here is the list of his earning from the albums,
|Slipkont (1999)||$2.8 million|
|Iowa (2001)||$1.6 million|
|Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) (2004)||$1.9 million|
|All Hope is Gone (2008)||$1,700,000 worldwide|
|House of Gold Part 1 (2012)||$150k|
|.5: The Gray Chapter (2014)||$213k worldwide|
Earning From Films
Corey Taylor is also an actor and appeared in a number of major successful projects. Some of his on-screen credits are Welcome to Our Neighborhood, We Sold Our Souls for Rock ‘n Roll, Doctor Who, Day of the Gusano: Live in Mexico, Nostalgia Critic, and Diamanda Hagan.
Prior to his career as a singer and actor, Taylor is likewise a writer and published his first book called Seven Deadly Sins: Settling The Argument Between Born Bad And Damaged Good, on July 12, 2011. The book is available on Amazon with a price tag of $20.28 for Kindle, $46.96 for Hardcover, and $10.94 for Paperback.
The Real Corey Taylor
Corey Taylor was born on the 8th of December 1973, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. He was raised by a single mother in Waterloo. He met his father for the first time at 30, and now, they maintain a harmonious relationship.
His interest in the classic rock music emerged after his grandma introduced him to Elvis Presley, a late singer and actor who was also regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century.
Taylor became a drug addict at the age of fifteen. When he was 18, the artist also revealed that he was sexually abused at the age of 10 by a 16-year-old friend.
The 1978 thriller film Halloween inspired him with themes of horror and mask.
Corey Taylor has been married thrice. He first tied the knot with Scarlett Stone, on 11th March 2004. The couple has a son named Griffin Parker Taylor, born in 2002. The musician also has a daughter Angeline Taylor, born in 1992 from his previous relationship.
From 2009-2019, Corey married Stephanie Luby. For the third time, the singer tied the knot with his third wife, Alicia Dove, on 6th October 2019.