Taylor Hicks Biography
Taylor Hicks is an American singer known for winning the fifth season of American Idol. Hicks made his debut in March 2019 as Charlie Anderson in Shenandoah’s Serenbe Playhouse run.
At the age of eight, he together with his family moved to the suburb of Hoover. By the time he was 14, his hair began to turn black. His parents divorced and, before he came of age, stepmother Linda shared custody of their son. Hicks proposed as the reason for his turn to soul and blues music to solace his difficult childhood. He’s got a younger half-brother, Sean, who later encouraged him to hear for American Idol.
At a flea market in Bessemer, Alabama, he bought his first harmonica when he was 16, and taught himself to play blues harp. He realized that he had perfect pitch when he could understand and imitate the pitches of normal sounds on the harmonica. Hicks was 18 years old when he wrote his first song, “In Your Time,” teaching himself to play electric guitar and church org.
His energetic stage performances and influences derived from classical rock, blues, and R&B music had won him a follower of devoted fans called the “Soul Patrol” Hicks performed on Broadway in 2008 and on a national tour in 2009 in Grease playing Teen Angel, a role that Alan Paul created. He is the first Idol winner to secure long term residency at a casino in Las Vegas. He started his residency at Bally’s Las Vegas in June 2012 and relocated to a larger venue in January 2013, in Paris Las Vegas. Hicks started hosting the original INSP State Plate series in 2016 and launched a new single, Six Strings, and Diamond Rings in 2017.
Taylor Hicks Age
Taylor is 43 years old as of 2019, he was born on October 7, 1976, in Jasper, Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, United States. He celebrates his birthday on October 7 every year.
Taylor Hicks Height and Weight
Hicks stands at an average height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m). He weighs 193 lbs (90 kg). He is a man of average stature, he also appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos.
Taylor Hicks Education
Hicks studied and graduated from Hoover High School in 1995. He then enrolled at Auburn University to major in business and journalism, but lost interest and dropped out after three years.
Taylor Hicks Parents
Hicks was born to Pamela Dickinson and Bradley Hicks. His parents divorced when he was still young. He has a stepmother Linda Hicks and half brother Sean Hicks. He has suggested his difficult childhood as the reason for his turning to soul and blues music for solace
Taylor Hicks Wife
He was said to have been dating Caroline Lyders, the morning co-anchor for the weekday edition of Milwaukee’s ABC affiliate WISN “12 News This Morning.” Their relationship was not clear for they said nothing about it.
Taylor Hicks Salary
His salary is still under review.
Taylor Hicks Net Worth
Hicks has an estimated net worth of around $2 million dollars. He is a big fan of classic American muscle cars, he owns a home at The Oaks and is a co-owner of Birmingham restaurateur. This includes his Assets, Money, and Income. His primary source of income is his career as a businessman.
Taylor Hicks Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Hicks.
Taylor Hicks Bio and Wiki
- Full Names: Taylor Reuben Hicks
- Popular As: Taylor Hicks
- Gender: Male
- Occupation / Profession: Singer-songwriter, restaurateur, advocate
- Nationality: American
- Race / Ethnicity: Not Available
- Religion: Not Known
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Taylor Hicks Birthday
- Age / How Old?: 43 years old (as of 2019)
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- Date of Birth: October 7, 1976
- Place of Birth: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
- Birthday: October 7
Taylor Hicks Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: Not Available
- Height / How Tall?: 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m)
- Weight: 193 lbs (90 kg)
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Grey
- Shoe Size: Not Available
Taylor Hicks Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Bradley Hicks
- Mother: Pamela Dickinson
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): half brother Sean Hicks
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse or Husband/Spouse: Not Applicable
- Dating / Girlfriend or Dating / Boyfriend: Caroline Lyders
- Children: Not Known
Taylor Hicks Networth and Salary
- Net Worth: $2 million dollars
- Salary: Under Review
- Source of Income: Music
Taylor Hicks House and Cars
- Place of living: To be Updated
- Cars: Car Brand to be Updated
Taylor Hicks home House
He bought a piece of property on Goose Pond Island at a lakeside community called The Oaks one year after he became America’s Idol. The land contained a boat launch, two marinas, clubhouse, gated access, and, most importantly, unbelievable views.
Taylor Hicks State Plate
In a quest to assemble plates that represent the most historic, famous, and tastiest foods of each state, he tasted his way across the United States.
Taylor Hicks Tour
He has no upcoming 2019 concerts. We will update them soon if announced.
Taylor Hicks Restaurant
He partnered with a Birmingham restaurateur (BBQ) to reopen his newly renamed restaurant in 2012. His Ore Drink and Dine will join Mike Wilson’s Saw’s BBQ family, as Saw’s Juke Joint – the third Saw’s brand located in the area, according to AL.com. Former Smith’s Oysters & Steaks owner Doug Wilson also joined the partnership. Their Terms of the agreement were not disclosed in the article. Ore, which opened in April 2011, in Crestline Park closed down for an undisclosed reason.
Taylor Hicks TV Show
Taylor Hicks is among the most beloved and popular American Idol winners of all time. From the start, his material on the mega-hit show set him apart, with a unique take on Country, Southern Soul, R&B, and Blues.
Taylor Hicks Music
Hicks began his professional music career in his late teens and performing around the Southeastern United States for well over the range of 10 years, during which he additionally released two free collections. After winning Idol, he was marked to Arista Records, under which his self-titled significant name presentation was discharged on December 12, 2006.
His enthusiastic stage exhibitions and impacts got from exemplary shake, blues, and R&B music had earned him an after of passionate fans named the “Spirit Patrol”. Hicks performed on Broadway in 2008 and on national visit in 2009 in Grease playing Teen Angel, the job begun by Alan Paul. He is the main Idol victor to verify a long haul residency at a Las Vegas club.
He started his residency at Bally’s Las Vegas in June 2012 and moved to a bigger setting, Paris Las Vegas, in January 2013. In 2016, Hicks started facilitating the INSP unique arrangement State Plate and discharged another single, Six Strings and Diamond Rings, in 2017.
Taylor Hicks Songs
- Call Paul
- Six Strings and Diamond Rings
- Seven Mile Breakdown
- What’s Right Is Right
- Maybe You Should
- Once Upon a Lover
- Wedding Day Blues
- Indiscriminate Act Of Kindness
- Woman’s Got to Have It
- Hide Nor Hair
- Keeping It Real
- New Found Freedom
- I Live on a Battlefield
- The RunaroundGonna Move
- Takin’ It to the Streets
- Just to Feel That Way
- Soul Thing
- Do I Make You Proud
- Places I’ve Been
- Give Me Tonight
- Dream Myself Awake
- The Right Place
- You Send Me
- Wherever I Lay My Hat
- Heaven Knows
- Hold on to Your Love
- Hell of a Day
- West Texas Sky
- Tighten Up
- Son of a Carpenter
Taylor Hicks Album
Studio recording sessions for the eponymous major label debut Taylor Hicks lasted between October and November 2006 in Calabasas, California, which took a total of six weeks. The album was released on December 12, 2006 which debuted at the number two spot on the Billboard 200 charts. The RIAA certified it as a platinum album on January 17, 2007.
Hicks embarked on a three-month US promotional tour of his album, which began in Jacksonville , Florida on February 21 and ended in Seattle , Washington on May 12. In January 2008, Arista Records announced that it had removed Hicks from its roster. At that time, Hicks had the lowest selling album by American Idol winner. As of June 2008, Hicks signed a distribution agreement with Vanguard / Welk records to release an Early Works compilation album. In the national tour he also appeared in Grease as the Teen Angel after performing the part on Broadway.Early Works was released on 12 August 2008.
Frequently Asked Questions About Hicks
Who is Taylor Hicks?
Hicks is an American singer known for winning the fifth season of American Idol. Hicks made his debut in March 2019 as Charlie Anderson in Shenandoah’s Serenbe Playhouse run.
How old is Taylor Hicks?
Hicks is 43 years old as of 2019. He was born on 7 October 1976 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.
How tall is Taylor Hicks?
He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).
Is Taylor Hicks married?
He is not married. He was said to have been dating Caroline Lyders, the morning co-anchor for the weekday edition of Milwaukee’s ABC affiliate WISN “12 News This Morning.” Their relationship was not clear for they said nothing about it.
How much is Taylor Hicks worth?
He has an approximate net worth of $2 million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry.
How much does Taylor Hicks make?
His salary is still under review.
Where does Taylor Hicks live?
He lives in Nashville, the capital of the United States. We shall upload pictures of his house as soon as we have them.
Is Hicks dead or alive?
He is still alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Taylor Hicks now?
He is the singer now working on his role as Charlie Anderson in the Serenbe Playhouse production of Shenandoah.
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