Roger Taylor Net Worth
Roger Taylor net worth: Roger Taylor is an English musician, singer, and songwriter who has a net worth of $170 million dollars. Roger Taylor is a multi-instrumentalist, most widely recognized as the drummer and occasional lead vocalist of the British band, Queen. He wrote many of their songs, most notably, "These Are the Days of Lives", and "Radio GaGa", among others. He also played with a number of other artists, including Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, and Bon Jovi. Roger Meddows Taylor was born in Dersingham, Norfolk, England in July 1949. Taylor is best known for being the drummer for the rock band Queen. Queen has had 18 number one albums and 18 number one songs. They have sold over 150 million records and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001. Taylor was considered one of the most influential rock drummers in the 1970s and 80s. In addition to drumming Roger sand lead vocals on some songs and wrote some as well. He wrote six hits for the band including "Radio Ga Ga", "A King of Magic", and "The Invisible Man". Besides Queen, Roger has collaborated with Eric Clapton, Roger Waters, Robert Plant, Phil Collins, Elton John, Foo Fighters, and Bon Jovi. He has also produced albums for Virginia Wolf, Magnum, and Jimmy Nail. Before Queen he was a member of the band Smile from 1968 to 1970. He also played guitar and bass and formed a band known as the Cross where he sang and played rhythm guitar. He served as a panelist for the UK quiz show Pop Quiz. Taylor was named the eighth greatest drummer in class rock history by Planet Rock Radio in 2005. Queen reunited in 2005 with Paul Rodgers on vocals. Taylor has released five solo studio albums. He became the first living person besides the British Royal Family to appear on a Royal mail stamp in 1999.