Taylor Hawkins is a well known American musician who is enlisted among the best rock drummers of the world. In the year 1997, he joined as a drummer for the band named Foo Fighters. He got this life changing opportunity after touting with Alanis Morrisette on her ‘Jagged Little Pill Tour’. Hawkins also runs his own musical project named ‘Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders’. Let’s look at the net worth of Taylor Hawkins in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
In the year 1972, on February 17, Oliver Taylor Hawkins was born in Fort Worth, Texas. But he grew up in Laguna Beach, California. He did his primary education from Thurston Jr. High School and did his higher education from Laguna Beach High School. In his early days he was influenced by the Police’s Stewart Copeland, Roger Taylor of Queen and Neil Peart of Rush. Such influenced made him experiment with his musical skills for the band named Sylvia which was later renamed as Anyone. Eventually he left that band and became a drummer for Sass Jordan.
Hawkins is married to Alison Hawkins, together they are having three children, one son and two daughters. In the year 2006 their first son, Oliver Shane was born. Then their first daughter Annabelle was born in the year 2009 and finally their second daughter was born in November 2014 named Everleigh. Previously, they use to live at Topanga Canyon in the year 2012. But now they have shifted to Hidden Hills which is in California.
Career, Awards, & Nominations:
The major turning point in Hawkins’ life was when he started to be a touring drummer for Sass Jordan and also started to appear in her music videos such as ‘You Ought to Know’ and ‘You Learn’. Then in the year 1997, Hawkins’ cousin Kevin Harrell introduced him to David Grohl, the founder of the band Foo Fighters. He made his debut with the album named ‘The Colour and the Shape’. His own musical project was formed in the year 2004 where he is both the singer as well as the drummer. Next year, in 2005, the Rythmn Magazine voted him to be the Best Rock Drummer of UK.
Hawkins is a multi talented musician, being a great drummer, a rock singer, a guitarist and a pianist. He has also performed and made a popular cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Have a Cigar’. He has also lent his voices to songs such as Cold Day in the Sun and sang the cover of Cream’s I Feel Free.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Being a drummer since 1997 has made Hawkins gained a huge amount of popularity as a musician. Alongside being a guitarist, pianist and a wonderful rock singer lead him to earn a huge amount of money too which can be observed from his upper class Life style at California. Presently his net worth is around $35 million.
Taylor Hawkins have left his mark in the world of rock music in the late 90s and into the early 2000s as he established his musical skills through his band Foo Fighters. Being the Best Rock Drummer isn’t easy in this modern world. But Hawkins have eventually lived up to the title entrusted upon him.