John Taylor Bio

(singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and producer)

Relationship Facts of John Taylor

  • John Taylor is married to Gela Nash {Compare Couple}.
  • John Taylor married on March 27, 1999
  • 💑 Anniversary in 190 days 💑
  • He is father of One (Atlanta Noo Taylor).
  • John Taylor is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

John Taylor was previously in a relationship with Diana Ross, Britt Ekland, and Roberta Earl-Price. Additionally, he has also dated Tawny Kitaen, and Samantha Phillips.

From 1983 to 1985, he dated the British Model, Janine Andrews. In 1984, he was in a relationship with Bebe Buell and Jody Watley.

Furthermore, Taylor was in a relationship with Virginia Hey in 1985. In the same year, he also dated Rachel Byrd. Taylor was engaged to Danish model Renée Toft Simonsen.

Additionally, he married Amanda De Cadenet on 24 December 1991. They have a daughter, Atlanta Noo who was born on 31 March 1992.

They later separated in May 1995. His second wife Gela Nash is the co-founder of Juicy Couture. They married in Las Vegas on 27 March 1999.

Who is John Taylor?

John Taylor is an English singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and producer. People mostly know him as the bass guitarist and founding member of the band Duran Duran.

Additionally, he has also released several solo albums including ‘Feelings Are Good and Other Lies’ and ‘Meltdown’ among others.

John Taylor: Early Life, Parents, and Education

Taylor was born as Nigel John Taylor in Birmingham, United Kingdom on June 20, 1960. Throughout his childhood years, he grew up in Hollywood, Worcestershire, England.

Additionally, he was interested in the world of music since his childhood years and he learned to play piano at an early age. He is of American and English nationality. Furthermore, there are no details available relating to his ethnic background and parents.

John Taylor
Caption: John Taylor and Gela Nash Taylor (Source: Shutterstock)

Talking about his education, Taylor attended Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic school as a child. Additionally, he also attended Abbey High School.

Furthermore, he attended the School of Foundation Studies & Experimental Workshop at Birmingham Polytechnic which is currently Birmingham City University.

John Taylor: Career, Salary, Net Worth

John Taylor initially formed the band Duran Duran with friends Nick Rhodes and Stephen Duffy. Simon Le Bon later became the vocalist for the group. Taylor played guitar for the band. Later, he switched to bass guitar. The band released their first album in 1981 and soon received widespread fame.

Later, he alongside Andy Taylor, Tony Thompson, and Robert Palmer formed the band The Power Station. Additionally, they released one album titled ‘The Power Station’. After Andy Taylor and Roger Taylor left, the remaining members reformed Duran Duran and released the 1986 ‘Notorious’ album.

Coming to his solo career, Taylor co-founded the independent record label B5 Records in 1996. He has released albums including ‘I Do What I Do’, ‘Autodidact’, ‘Résumé’, ‘The Japan Album’, ‘Live Cuts’, ‘Techno for Two’, and ‘MetaFour’ among others.

In addition, Taylor also has also appeared in movies and television series including ‘Ginormous Food’, ‘Samantha Who?’, ‘That ’80s Show’, ‘Strange Frequency’, ‘The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas’, ‘Timeslip’, ‘Miami Vice’, and ‘Drowning on Dry Land’ among others.

Duran Duran won the 2004 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution.

Taylor has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $30 million at present.

John Taylor’s Rumors, Controversy

Taylor has been part of several controversies in his career due to his history of substance abuse. He is sober at present. Currently, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, John Taylor has a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m). Additionally, his hair color is dark brown and his eye color is blue.

Social Media

Taylor is active on Twitter. He has over 70k followers and has tweeted more than 6k times. However, he is not active on Facebook and Instagram at present.


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