Chris Cornell (Singer) Age, Death Cause, Affairs, Wife, Biography & More

Real Name Christopher John Boyle
Nickname Chris
Profession Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (Approx.) in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
Weight (Approx.) in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Eye Colour Hazel Grey
Hair Colour Brown
Personal Life
Date of Birth 20 July 1964
Birth Place Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Date of Death 17 May 2017
Place of Death Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Age (As on 17 May 2017) 52 Years
Death Cause Suicide (found hanging in a hotel room)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality American
Hometown Washington, USA
School Christ the King Catholic elementary school,
Shorewood High School, Washington
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Debut 1984 (Formation of Soundgarden)
Family Father– Ed Boyle
Mother– Karen Cornell
Brothers– Patrick Boyle, Peter Boyle
Sisters– Maggie Boyle, Katy Boyle, Suzy Boyle
Religion Christianity
Favourite Things
Favourite Band The Beatles
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife Susan Silver (Divorced in 2004)Chris Cornell and Susan Silver
Vicky Karayiannis
Chris Cornell with his wife Vicky Karayiannis

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Children Son– Christopher Nicholas CornellChris Cornell with his son
Daughter– Toni Cornell,
Chris Cornell with daughter Toni
Lillian Jean Cornell
Money Factor
Net Worth $60 Million

Chris Cornell

Some Lesser Known Facts About Chris Cornell

  • Did Chris Cornell smoke?: Yes
  • Did Chris Cornell drink alcohol?: Yes
  • When Chris Cornell was a child, he used to listen The Beatles (A British Band).
  • During his teenage years, Chris bore a severe state of depression. At that time he dropped out of the school and never left home.
  • Before becoming a popular musician, Chris worked at a seafood wholesaler and was a sous-chef at Ray’s Boathouse restaurant.
  • Chris became the member of Cover Band called The Shemps in the early 1980s.
  • In 1984, Chris founded his own music Band named Soundgarden.
  • Chris was the first male American artist to write and perform the theme song (“You Know My Name” for Casino Royale) for a James Bond movie. He wrote the end title song “Live to Rise” for The Avengers, the third highest-grossing film of all time.
  • In 2008, Chris was featured on the Main Stage for Revolution tour of Linkin Park’s Project. Throughout the tour, Chris collaborated with Chester Bennington from Linkin Park while performing “Hunger Strike”, and with Street Drum Corps for a number of his Soundgarden tracks.Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington
  • Cornell worked with producer Timbaland, American record producer on his studio album Scream, which was released on March 10, 2009. Timbaland has referred to the recording sessions as “The best work I’ve done in my career,” and foretold that Cornell will be the “first rock star in the club.” Cornell called the new album “a highlight of my career.”Chris Cornell and Timbaland
  • Chris released three solo studio albums, Euphoria Morning (1999), Carry On (2007), Scream (2009), and live album Songbook (2011) almost all became very popular in the World.
  • Chris bagged a Golden Globe Award nomination for his song “The Keeper” which appeared in the film Machine Gun Preacher.
  • Chris was voted “Rock’s Greatest Singer” by readers of Guitar World.

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