Maria Diane Taylor Biography

(Singer, Songwriter)

Relationship Facts of Maria Diane Taylor

  • Maria Diane Taylor is married to Ryan Dwyer.
  • She is mother of Two.
  • Maria Diane Taylor is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Ryan Dwyer and Maria Diane Taylor are the parents of two children 

Maria is a married woman. She is married to her longtime boyfriend, Ryan Dwyer. The couple together has two children.

Prior, she was in a relationship with musician Conor Oberst. But they broke up in 2006.

Who is Maria Diane Taylor?

Maria Diane Taylor is an American singer, songwriter.

She is one of the members of the duo Azure Ray with Orenda Fink. Her first solo album 11:11 was released on May 24, 2005.

Her second solo album, Lynn Teeter Flower was released on March 6, 2007.

Maria Diane Taylor: Birth Facts, Family, Education, and Childhood

Taylor was born Maria Diane Taylor on May 21, 1976, in Birmingham, Alabama, the United States of America. Her nationality is American and ethnicity is North American.

Other than her date of birth and place of birth, the mainstream media knows nothing much of information yet.

This includes the info on the whereabouts of her parents, siblings, early childhood and teenage days, place of upbringing, ethnicity, etc.

Similar is the case of the info regarding her educational background and educational qualifications as well.

Maria Diane Taylor: Professional Life and Career

Taylor started her musical career at the age of fifteen in the band Little Red Rocket with Orenda Fink.

The band released two CDs on Geffen – Who Did You Pay (1997) and It’s in the Sound (2000).

The group disbanded during the merging of Geffen with Universal Music Group. Afterward, Taylor moved to Athens, Georgia along with her musical collaborator, Fink.

There, they formed the band, Azure Ray.

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Caption: Maria Diane Taylor performance (Source: Buzz Band)

The pair signed to WARM and released their self-titled debut as well as their second album, Burn and Shiver.

After meeting the band in Athens, Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst invited the band on tour and introduced them to Saddle Creek.

Saddle Creek released their following records November EP and Hold on Love. Following the release of Hold on Love, Taylor and Fink began a 6-year hiatus, releasing their own solo records.

She released her first solo album 11:11 on Saddle Creek Records on May 24, 2005.

Her second solo album, Lynn Teeter Flower released on March 6, 2007. “A Good Start,” the first track off Lynn Teeter Flower, was subsequently named one of NPR’s 10 best songs of the year for 2007.

She released an acoustic album titled Savannah Drive with Andy LeMaster in 2008. On March 31, 2009, she released her third full-length, LadyLuck via Nettwerk Music Group.

Saddle Creek Records released her fourth solo album, Overlook on August 16, 2011.

Taylor released her fifth solo record Something About Knowing on October 29, 2013, on Saddle Creek Records.

In the Next Life, released December 9, 2016, on her own label, Flower Moon Records.

The band reformed in 2010 releasing Drawing Down the Moon and As Above So Below in 2012.

Both Fink and Taylor were also involved in another Saddle Creek band, Now It’s Overhead with Andy LeMaster of Bright Eyes.

Apart from above, Taylor has contributed her vocals to Bright Eyes, Joshua Radin, Moby, Crooked Fingers, Whispertown, Abra Moore and Nik Freitas. Her music is often featured in popular TV shows and movies.

The Azure Ray song “Sleep” was featured in the 2006 Academy Award-nominated movie, The Devil Wears Prada. Her song “Time Lapse Lifeline” was featured in “The Beaver In The Otter” episode of “Bones”.

Her music has been featured frequently on the popular TV series, Grey’s Anatomy-“Song Beneath The Song” from her first solo album 11:11 was on the Grey’s Anatomy Season 1 Soundtrack.

Taylor recorded a new song for the show’s 2005 Christmas episode entitled “Christmas After All.”

She also had a song featured on the hit ABC Family series Greek. “No Stars” from Taylor’s album Lynn Teeter Flower was also featured on the prom episode of the CW’s One Tree Hill; she also has had a song featured on the series Scrubs.

“If Only” (featuring Conor Oberst) was prominently featured during the closing scenes of season 1, episode 9 of the NBC drama This Is Us.

Taylor plays with the high E-string removed from her guitar.

Maria’s music videos include “Up All Night” from Something About Knowing directed by Alan Tanner, “Matador” from Overlook, “Song Beneath The Song” from 11:11, “A Good Start” from Lynn Teeter Flower, and “Time Lapse Lifeline” and “Cartoons and Forever Plans”, which features actor/singer Soko and was directed by SKINNY (Directing Team), from LadyLuck. Bright Eyes and “New Drinks for the Old Drunk” by Crooked Fingers also feature Maria playing drums in the video for “Four Winds”.

Maria Diane Taylor: Salary and Net Worth

There is no information regarding her salary and as of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $500k.

Seeing her performance in her field we can assume that she earns a good salary and net worth.

Maria Diane Taylor: Rumors and Controversy

Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding her personal and professional life.

It seems she is doing the best job without harming others for which she hasn’t been a part of controversy yet.

Body Measurements

Maria has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. Furthermore, there are no details regarding her body measurements.

Social Media Profile

Maria is currently inactive on social sites. She does not hold accounts on any of the social sites including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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