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Taylor Hawkins Net Worth, Family, Wife & Biography

Taylor Hawkins was an American musician who had a net worth of $40 million dollars at the time of his death in March 2024. Tragically, Taylor died on March 25, 2024 at the age of 50.

Taylor Hawkins became the drummer for the rock band, Foo Fighters” in 1997 after touring with Alannis Morrisette on her Can’t Not Tour in support of her smash hit album Jagged Little Pill. He also had a side music project called Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders.

Oliver Taylor Hawkins was born on February 17, 1972, in Fort Worth, Texas. In 1976, his family relocated to California and settled in Laguna Beach. Hawkins has two siblings, Jason and Heather. He attended Laguna Beach High School. As a teenager, he was influenced by the Police’s Stewart Copeland and was a big fan of Queen’s Roger Taylor and Jane’s Addiction.

Jon Davison, the current singer with prog giants Yes, is a childhood friend of Hawkins’. The two knew each other since they were kids and played in several groups together, the best of which was the cover band Heavy Industry. The band played high school dances and a wedding.

Hawkins’ and Davison’s paths diverged after their high school days playing in Heavy Industry. Hawkins spent time in a number of bad bands that, in his words, “tried to sound like Jane’s Addiction.” He joined the experimental band Sylvia however, he left the Orange County-based band to become the drummer of Sass Jordan. He then left Sass Jordan to tour with Alanis Morissette.

Taylor Hawkins Career

Hawkins was the drummer for Canadian musician Alanis Morissette for her “Can’t Not” tour in 1995 and 1996. He appeared in a number of Morissette’s music videos including “You Oughta Know,” “All I Really Want,” and “You Learn.” Hawkins played for Alanis Morissette for 18 months before he got a fateful phone call from Dave Grohl.

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Taylor Hawkins Net Worth

Net Worth:$40 Million
Date of Birth:Feb 17, 1972 – Mar 25, 2024 (50 years old)
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.79 m)
Profession:Songwriter, Musician, Drummer, Singer
Nationality:United States of America

Taylor Hawkins Wife & Family

Hawkins and his wife, Alison Hawkins were married from 2005 until his death in 2024. They have three children — Oliver, Annabelle, and Everleigh. The Hawkins family resides in Hidden Hills, California (not far from Dave Grohl’s place in Encino).

Hawkins overdosed on heroin in 2001, which put him in a coma for two weeks. After this incident, he clarified that he wasn’t an addict or junkie, he’d just been partying a lot.