Corey Taylor - Updated Jun 2024

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Corey Taylor

Corey Taylor is a prominent American singer, musician, songwriter, and actor. Moreover, Corey Taylor is famously known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the bands “Slipknot” and “Stone Sour”. Also, he gained fame as an actor and producer of the movies, “Thunder Force” (2021), “Resident Evil” (2002), and “Rollerball” (2002).

Early Life

The famous actor, Corey was born on December 8, 1973. His birthplace is in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Also, his birth name is Corey Todd Taylor. Presently, he is 50 years old. According to astrology, the singer’s horoscope sign is Sagittarius. In addition, he belongs to American nationality. On the other hand, his ethnicity is mixed, German, Native American, Irish, and Dutch.

Likewise, he was born to Griddin Parker Taylor and Scarlet Taylor. In the absence of his father, his mother raised him as a single mother. As a sibling, he has a sister. When he was just fifteen, he became a drug addict. Afterward, he moved to his grandmother’s house after she took his legal custody.

At the age of 18, the musician tried an unsuccessful suicide attempt.  During that time, he dropped out of high school. For the first time, he met his father when he was 30.

Professional Career

Talking about Corey Taylor’s music career, he was initially involved with the hard rock band, “Stone Sour”. In 1993, they recorded a demo album.  However, he then joined another band, “Slipknot” in 1997 and abandoned  “Stone Suor” for a short period. Ultimately, Taylor returned to “Stone Sour” in 2002. The band then released several albums such as “Come What(ever) May”, “Audio Secrecy”, and “House of Gold and Bones”.

Corey Taylor Career

Caption: Taylor performs on stage (Source: Instagram)

In regards to his acting career, he appeared in “Welcome To Our Neighborhood” (1999), “We Sold Our Souls for Rock ‘n Roll” (2001), and “Rollerball”(2002). From the years 2006 to 2011, he got involved in different projects. The name of the projects are ‘Voliminal: Inside the Nine’, ‘Get Thrashed’, ‘Audible Visions of (sic)nesses’ and ‘Goat’.

In the year 2013, he joined, “Fear  Clinic”. Also, he made his appearance in “Bullied”. In consecutive years, he appeared in ‘Doctor Who’, ‘QI – Nosey Noisy’, and  Officer Downe’.

Furthermore, the famous personality has worked with  Korn, Disturbed, Junk Beer Kidnap Band, Anthrax, Apocalyptica, and Soulfly. And, he released his book, ‘Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad and Damaged Good’ in July 2011.


As of accomplishments, Corey Taylor is ranked at 86th position in Hit Parader’s list of “Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time”. Astonishingly, he also got honored by NME as the 7th greatest heavy metal frontman. In addition, he also holds the record of possessing the second-widest vocal range in contemporary popular music.

Corey Taylor – Net worth 2023

As of the latest research, the estimated net worth of the successful personality, Corey is to be approximately $10 million. However, other information such as his annual salary, personal belongings, and endorsements are not accessible publicly.

Personal Life

Currently, Corey Taylor is dating Alicia Dove. Alicia Dove is the creator of “Cherry Bombs”. The couple announced their relationship on April 7, 2019, on Taylor’s Instagram page. Hence, the couple tied the knot on October 6, 2019. Previously, he had his second marriage with Stephanie Lyuby at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas on November 13, 2009. Unfortunately, the couple got separated on December 28, 2017.

Corey Taylor and Griffin Parker

Caption: Corey Taylor with his son, Griffin Parker (Source: Instagram)

Earlier than that, he had his first marriage with Scarlett on March 11, 2004. The couple gave birth to their son, Griffin Parker. Ultimately, they got divorced in 2007. Taylor also has a daughter, Angeline from his early relationship.

Corey Taylor – Body measurements

Similarly, their exact body measurements of Corey Taylor are 44-33-15.5 inches. The musician stands 5 feet and 8 inches tall. On the other hand, his weight is 68 kg. By the same token, he has blue eyes and blonde hair. His shoe sizes are 10.5 (US), 44.5 (EU), and 10 (UK & AUS).

Corey Taylor – Social Media

Besides, Corey Taylor does not seem to have an official account on Facebook and Twitter. However, he is active on Instagram and has a verified account. On Instagram, he has about 2.5 million followers. His username on it is @coretaylor.