Taylor Hawkins was an American drummer and singer who was a member of the famous rock band Foo Fighters. He was born in Fort Worth, USA on February 17, 1972, and started his career as a drummer in local bands before joining Alanis Morissette’s band in 1995. Later on, he became the drummer for the band Sylvia.
In 1997, he received an offer from Dave Grohl to join Foo Fighters and he has been a member ever since. Tay is popular for his energetic and classic drumming style. He won many awards and nominations for his performance and contribution to music. He died in Bogota, Colombia on March 25, 2022.
- 1 Taylor Hawkins Biography
- 2 Early Life
- 3 Challenges
- 4 Family
- 5 Girlfriend & Wife
- 6 Education
- 7 Career
- 8 Social Media
- 9 Net Worth
- 10 Nickname
- 11 Favorites
- 12 Physical Appearance
- 13 Amazing Facts About Taylor
Taylor Hawkins Biography
Oliver Taylor Hawkins
February 16, 1972
50 (till 2022)
March 25, 2022
Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Musician and Drummer
This Is a Call (1995)
$40 million (as of 2022)
Elizabeth Ann Hawkins
Jason Hawkins and Heather Hawkins
Oliver Shane Hawkins
Music and Traveling
He was born on February 17, 1972, in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. He was interested in music since his childhood and often played drums. His parents got separated and then he moved to Laguna Beach, California with his mother.
He joined several local bands and showed her skills as a drummer due to which he made a reputation among local bands. He worked initially as a delivery boy and surfboard maker to earn money but he continued his music journey. In 1995, He received an offer to tour with Canadian singer “Alanis Morissette” as a drummer.
He completed this tour successfully and returned to California and started to continue his career with a local band and then he joined Foo Fighters Band in 1997 in Bogota, Colombia. On March 25, 2022, his journey came to an end and he died in Bogota, Colombia.
He faced challenges several times during his career as a drummer. He was short of money but also he was a drug addict. One day, he took heroin in high amounts and shifted to hospital and was in come for almost 2 weeks in London.
He was born into a rich family in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. His father Terry Hawkins was a businessman and his mother Elizabeth Ann Hawkins was a housewife. He had two siblings including Jason Hawkins and Heather Hawkins. His parents were separated when he was a teenager and he moved to California with his mother.
Girlfriend & Wife
He was married twice. He was first married to Kathleen and they had a son together whose name was Oliver Shane Hawkins. Later on, they got divorced and In 2005, he married Alison Hinds and they had two children together, a son Annabelle and a daughter Everleigh.
- Alison Hinds
He did his schooling at a local school in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. He completed his High School at Laguna Beach High School, California.
He started his career in the early 1990s when he played in only local bands in California. In 1995, he got an opportunity to tour with Alanis Morissette’s touring band as a drummer. He successfully completed this tour and gained much experience to boost his confidence and skills.
After completing his tour, he returned to California and continued with local bands, and then the Foo Fighters Band invited him in 1997. Since then, he continued his musical journey as a career and won several awards and nominations for his performance and contribution.
- The Pretender
- Best of You
- Learn to Fly
- My Hero
- All My Life
- Times Like These
- Monkey Wrench
- This Is a Call
- Big Me
- No Way Back
- Stacked Actors
- Enough Space
- White Limo
With the Coattail Riders
- Range Rover Bitch
- Middle Child
- You’re No Good at Life No More
- It’s OK Now
- I’ve Got Some Not Being Around You To Do
- Don’t Have to Speak
- Don’t Wanna Die
- La Dee Da
- C U in Hell
With Chevy Metal
- Under Pressure (Queen and David Bowie cover)
- Play That Funky Music (Wild Cherry cover)
- I’m the One (Van Halen cover)
- Jump (Van Halen cover)
- Panama (Van Halen cover)
- Whole Lotta Rosie (AC/DC cover)
- Rock and Roll (Led Zeppelin cover)
- Stay with Me (The Faces cover)
He has 371k followers on Instagram.
He has 85.3K followers on Twitter.
He has 202K followers on Facebook.
Social Media Handles
Till March 25, 2022, his net worth was $40 million.
His nickname was Tay.
5 feet and 9 Inches
8 (US Size)
Amazing Facts About Taylor
- He was famous as a drummer for the rock band Foo Fighters.
- He was born in Texas on February 17, 1972.
- He died on March 25, 2022, in California.
- Before joining Foo Fighters, Hawkins played in several local bands.
- He has won multiple awards for his music including Grammy Awards as a member of Foo Fighters.
- He was married twice and had three children.
- Before joining the Foo Fighters, he played in a band called Sylvia.
- He was a drug addict.
- He was also a singer and has given vocals to Foo Fighters songs including, Cold Day in the Sun and Sunday Rain.
- Dennis Collins and Liz Truss are also among the list of most influential personalities on the internet.