James Taylor Age, Height, Net Worth, Spouse, Tours, Songs

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James Taylor  Biography

James Taylor was born in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. as James Vernon Taylor. He is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is famous for five-time Grammy Award winner.

James Taylor  Age

James was born On March 12, 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. He is [agecalc birthdate=1948-03-12]

James Taylor  Family

James Vernon was born at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to Isaac M. Taylor, who worked as a resident physician. and Gertrude Taylor an aspiring opera singer. He has four siblings him being the second born child of the five.

James Taylor Spouse

Taylor was married to Carly Simon, the two later divorced in 1983. The two had two children Sally and Ben. He later married actress Kathryn Walker on December 14, 1985 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York, the two later divorced in 1996.

Taylor is know married to Caroline (“Kim”) Smedvig, the director of public relations and marketing for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The couples have twin boys, Rufus and Henry. The family resides in the town of Washington, Massachusetts.

James Taylor Children

  • Ben Taylor
  • Sally Taylor
  • Rufus Taylor
  • Henry Taylor

Taylor Siblings

  • Livingston Taylor
  • Alex Taylor (musician)
  • Kate Taylor
  • Hugh Taylor

James Taylor  Height

Vernon Taylor stands at 1.9 m tall.

James Taylor Career

Taylor has released his debut solo album, in the U.K in 1968 and in U.S. in 1969 After . His next release called ‘Sweet Baby James’ (1970) resulted in a major success triggered by the hit single ‘Fire and Ice’ which was a song about his experiences in the psychiatric institution.

The album ‘Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon’ (1971) featuring the hit single ‘You’ve Got A Friend’ sold over two and a half million copies in the U.S. alone.

The other few albums like ‘One Man Dog’, and ‘Walking Man’, didn’t do well, but Taylor bounced back with ‘Gorilla’ in 1975. It contained one of his biggest hit singles, a cover of Marvin Gaye’s ‘How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)’.

In 1977, he signed with Columbia Records and released ‘JT’ which gave him a Grammy nomination for The Album of the Year. He released few albums during the decade including ‘Dad Loves His Work’ (1981).
His career saw him in 1997 with the release of ‘Hourglass’.

The album focused on his troubled past and received the best critical reviews in two decades. He released two albums during the new millennium—‘October Road’ (2002) and ‘Covers’ (2008)—both of which reached No. 4 in the U.S. Billboard 200.

In March 2010, he commenced on the Troubadour Reunion Tour with Carole King and members of his original band, including Russ Kunkel, Leland Sklar, and Danny Kortchmar. He also performed ‘America the Beautiful’ for President Obama’s second inauguration.

James Taylor Net Worth

Taylor is an American singer, songwriter, who has an estimated net worth of $60 million dollars.

James Taylor Songs  | James Taylor Albums

  • Sweet Baby James (1970)
  • Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon (1971)
  • One Man Dog (1972)
  • Walking Man (1974)
  • Gorilla (1975)
  • In the Pocket (1976)
  • JT (1977)
  • Flag (1979)
  • Dad Loves His Work (1981)
  • That’s Why I’m Here (1985)
  • Never Die Young (1988)
  • New Moon Shine (1991)
  • Hourglass (1997)
  • October Road (2002)
  • A Christmas Album (2004)
  • Christmas (2006)
  • Covers (2008)
  • Before This World (2015)

James Taylor Tour | James Taylor Tickets

  • Caesars Palace – Colosseum, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    Wednesday, 17 April 2019 19:30
  • Caesars Palace – Colosseum, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    Friday, 19 April 2019 19:30
  • Caesars Palace – Colosseum, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    Saturday, 20 April 2019 19:30
  • Holland Performing Arts Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Saturday, 27 April 2019 19:30

Taylor Set list

  • Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, RI, USA
  • PPL Center, Allentown, PA, USA
  • Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY, USA
  • Huntington Center, Toledo, OH, USA
  • Tax Slayer Center, Moline, IL, USA

Taylor Fire And Rain

“Fire and Rain” is a folk rock song written and performed by James, it was officially Released on Warner Bros. Records as a single from his second album, Sweet Baby James, in February 1970.

The song talks about his reaction to the suicide of Suzanne Schnerr, a childhood friend, and his experiences with drug addiction and fame.

James Taylor, You’ve Got A Friend

“You’ve Got a Friend” is a 1971 song version by Taylor from his album Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon.

James Taylor Sweet Baby James

Sweet Baby James is the second album by American singer-songwriter James, which is also his first release on Warner Bros. Records, it was released in February 1970.

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