Taylor Hicks is a singer from the United States of America, who won the 5th season of American Idol and then began his professional career. Taylor Hicks released a few albums and he has been going on tours and concerts since a while. Here is a quick summary of Taylor Hicks’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Taylor Hicks Early Life
Taylor Reuben Hicks was born on October 7, 1976 in Jasper, Alabama, United States. His father Bradley Hicks, and his mother Pamela Dickinson are divorced. Until he reached the age of majority, Taylor Hicks was grown and raised by his parents and his step mother, Linda Hicks. Taylor has a step brother and his name is Sean Hicks.
Taylor Hicks finished schooling from the Hoover High School where he played soccer, basketball and baseball, and then he went to the Auburn University (AU) from where he dropped out after 3 years of studying business and journalism.
Taylor Hicks has never been married yet. However, information says that he had a relationship for some time with the anchor Caroline Lyders.
Taylor Hicks Career, Awards & Achievement
Taylor Hicks taught himself on the electric guitar and the harmonica during his teenage years. When he was in the university, he joined a band called Passing Through for some time. Taylor recorded an album titled “In Your Time album” in 1997, which he released in 2015 a deluxe edition of by a record label called Modern Whomp Records.
Taylor Hicks later moved to Tennessee where he tried to work with the guitarist and songwriter Billy Earl McClelland, and the singer Percy Sledge, but it didn’t work out well and he went back to Alabama. Then, he started performing in parties and clubs, and released in 2005 an album titled “Under the Radar”.
Taylor Hicks’s step brother told and convinced him about going to American Idol, so he got through the audition, and won the 5th season of the American Idol becoming the oldest winner in the competition’s history. Then, Taylor promoted an event by the Ford Motor Company, and appeared on People magazine’s cover.
After winning the American Idol, Taylor Hicks released his first song ever titled “Do I Make You Proud” peaked 1st on the Billboard Hot 100 United States, 1st on Pop 100 chart, and 1st on the Canadian Hot 100 chart. Then he released “Taylor Hicks” by the record label Arista Records, and it was great as it peaked 2nd on the Billboard 200 chart, and got certified as a platinum album. In 2009, Taylor Hicks released an album titled “The Distance”, and it peaked at 5 on the Independent Albums chart.
Taylor Hicks is touring in 2017-2018 across the United States.
Awards & Achievements
Taylor Hicks still didn’t win any award, and he was nominated for the 2006 Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Breakout Artist. However, his first single “Do I Make You Proud” ranked 1st on 3 charts including the Billboard Hot 100 United States, Pop 100 chart and on the Canadian Hot 100 chart. Furthermore, “Taylor Hicks” album peaked at 2 on the Billboard 200 United States chart.
Net Worth of Taylor Hicks
Taylor Hicks has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. He made his fortune from the singles and albums he’s been releasing, and from the tours and concerts he’s been going on. Taylor Hicks album “Taylor Hicks” got certified as a platinum album for the sales it has made only in the United States.
Taylor Hicks is a very talented singer, who won the 5th American Idol season and became the oldest winner in its history. He has released a few albums that were successful for him including “Taylor Hicks”, and “The Distance”. Taylor Hicks has never been married, and his personal life is not yet exposed.