Facts of Roger Taylor
|Full Name:||Roger Taylor|
|Age:||60 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||April 26, 1960|
|Birth Place:||Nechells, Birmingham, United Kingdom|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 7 inches (1.72m)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
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[At school I was] the quiet one who sat in the back.
The only person I met and really did get tongue tied with was David Bowie. I sat opposite him at dinner once in the early 80s. Confronted with my childhood hero face to face, I became totally awestruck and lost for words for the whole evening. I was constantly looking around the restaurant with a panicked look on my face trying in vain to spot someone that could come rescue me and put me out of my misery. I'm sure he left thinking "some of those Duran guys really are very odd."
"Who influenced me as a drummer? My real influences coming up were Paul Thompson [Roxy Music] Dennis Davies [David Bowie] Steve Jansen [Japan] and Tony Thompson [Chic].
Relationship Statistics of Roger Taylor
|What is Roger Taylor marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Roger Taylor get married ? (married date):||May 12, 2007|
|How many children does Roger Taylor have ? (name):||Four (Julian Roger, Elliot Taylor, James Taylor, Ellea Taylor)|
|Is Roger Taylor having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Roger Taylor gay ?:||No|
|Who is Roger Taylor wife ? (name):||Gisella Bernales|
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Roger Taylor was previously married to Giovana Cantone on 27 July 1984. The pair has three children – James, and Elliot. They eventually divorced in 2005.
Currently, Taylor is a married man. He is married to Gisella Bernales. They married on 12 May 2007. The couple has a son, Julian Roger Taylor. Their marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.
Who is Roger Taylor?
Roger Taylor is an English musician. People mostly recognize him as the member of the popular band Duran Duran. He plays drums for the band. Additionally, the band has sold over 100 million records worldwide.
Roger Taylor’s Early Life, Childhood, Education
Taylor was born in Nechells, Birmingham on April 26, 1960. Throughout his childhood years, he grew up in the Shard End area of Birmingham. As a child, he wanted to be a goalkeeper for the English football club Aston Villa. Later, he was drawn towards the world of music and hence he began drumming at around the age of 12. He is of British nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the English ethnic background.
Talking about his education, there are no details available relating to Taylor’s educational background at present.
Roger Taylor’s Career, Salary, Net Worth
Duran Duran started playing at a local Birmingham club called ‘The Rum Runner’. Soon, the band began gaining widespread fame and Taylor eventually became one of the top music stars of the 1980s. The band released the single ‘Planet Earth’ and also released the album ‘Duran Duran’ which successfully sold more than 2 million copies. Taylor contributed through drums on the albums including ‘Rio’, ‘Duran Duran’, and ‘Seven and the Ragged Tiger’.
Taylor formed the electro/dance band Freebass in 1997. Additionally, he rejoined Duran Duran in 2001. After the reunion, the band also released the hit album, ‘Astronaut’. ‘All You Need Is Now’ is another successful album by the band which was released on 21 December 2010. In addition, Taylor has also collaborated with Phillip Glass, Angelique Kidjo, ABBA, and Anouska Shankar.
Duran Duran has won two prestigious Grammy Awards. Additionally, the band has also won The Brit Awards, Q Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and Ivor Novello Awards.
Taylor has not revealed his current salary. Additionally, there is no information available regarding his net worth at present.
Roger Taylor’s Rumors, Controversy
Taylor’s and Duran Duran’s history with drug use has stirred several controversies over the years. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.
Roger Taylor’s Body Measurement
Talking about his body measurement, Taylor has a height of 5 feet 8½ inches (1.74 m). Additionally, his hair color and eye color is dark brown.
Roger Taylor’s Social Media
Taylor is not active over the social media. He does not have his official Twitter and Instagram account. Furthermore, he is not active on Facebook as well.
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