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James Taylor Net Worth: $70 million
James Taylor Biography
James Taylor is one of the bestselling recording artists of all time, a popularly known American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Taylor is a five-time winner of the Grammy Award, and was subsequently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. He's well known for his hit song covers such as “Fire and Rain,” “How Good It Is (To Be Loved by You)” and “Handy Man.”
What is James Taylor Famous for?
Fame as the award-winning Grammy singer.
Where was James Taylor Born?
James Taylor was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States on 12 March 1948. His namesake is James Vernon Taylor. Its American nationality. Taylor belongs to White heritage while his zodiac sign is Pisces.
Taylor was born to Dr Isaac M. Taylor(father) and Gertrude Woodward(mother) in a well-to – do household. His father was a resident doctor from a well-off Southern Scottish origin family, while his mother was an aspiring opera singer.
He and his siblings grew up together: three brothers, Alex, Livingston and Hugh, and one sister, Kate. He and his siblings became very interested in music, belonging to a family with a music background, so that all his siblings became musicians and released their own albums.
When James was 3, he moved with his family to Chapel Hill, North Carolina when his father was named dean of the University of North Carolina Medical School. Since he learned the guitar in 1960, he started taking cello lessons. He also wrote his first guitar song at age 14.
He attended Chapel Hill Public Primary School. He later joined the preparatory school called Milton Academy in 1963 where he met fellow New York guitarist Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar and by 1963 he and Kortchmar were playing coffeehouses around the Vineyard.
Later he entered Chapel Hill High School where he entered a band named “The Corsairs,” founded by his brother Alex.
He was depressed earlier and in 1965 he went to McLean, a psychiatric hospital where chlorpromazine was used to treat him. He did, however, earn a high school diploma from the affiliated Arlington School of the hospital in 1966. He moved to New York to form a band after checking up and urging Kortchmar.
James Taylor's Career Highlights
- James Taylor started his professional career with Kortchmar and Joel O 'Brien forming a band, called The Flying Machines. He sang classics such as 'Knocking' Round the Jungle,' 'Don't Talk Now 'and' The Blues Are Only a Bad Dream.
- The band split up in 1967, following the release of “Brighten Your Night with My Day,” a flop song penned by Taylor.
- He came into contact with substances like cocaine and wrote “Paint It Black” to reflect his history with drug use. His friend Kortchmar supported him and he called Peter Asher who worked for Apple Records.
- He was the first non-British to join the Apple Records label from the Beatles.
- His first self-titled solo album “James Taylor” was released in the UK in 1968.
- He signed a new contract with Warner Bros after Taylor headlined a six-night stand at the Los Angeles Troubadour in July 1969. Records dated from October 1969.
Who is James Taylor Married to?
James Taylor has dated his entire life three times. He married his first partner, in 1972, Carly Simon. Simon is a singer-songwriter too. We have two children together, Ben and Sally, who like their parents are talented musicians too. They did divorce in 1983, however.
He later married actress Kathryn Walker in New York in December 1985, but their relationship could not last long and they divorced in 1996.
Taylor had married his third wife, Caroline Smedvig(Kim), in February 2001. James and Caroline have twin sons together, Rufus and Henry. He currently resides in Lenox, Massachusetts with his wife, Caroline, and sons.
How Tall is James Taylor?
James Taylor in his early 70's is a charming guy. He has a physique for an athletic frame. He stands upright and is 6 ft tall. 2inch(1.9 m), and his body weighs around 90 kg. He has blonde hair and green eyes.
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