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

Chris Cornell

Real NameChristopher John Boyle
ProfessionMusician, 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 ColourHazel Grey
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 July 1964
Birth PlaceSeattle, Washington, U.S.
Date of Death17 May 2017
Place of DeathDetroit, Michigan, U.S.
Age (As on 17 May 2017)52 Years
Death CauseSuicide (found hanging in a hotel room)
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownWashington, USA
SchoolChrist the King Catholic elementary school,
Shorewood High School, Washington
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
Debut1984 (Formation of Soundgarden)
FamilyFather- Ed Boyle
Mother- Karen Cornell
Brothers- Patrick Boyle, Peter Boyle
Sisters- Maggie Boyle, Katy Boyle, Suzy Boyle
Favourite Things
Favourite Band The Beatles
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeSusan Silver (Divorced in 2004)Chris Cornell and Susan Silver
Vicky Karayiannis
Chris Cornell with his wife Vicky Karayiannis
ChildrenSon- 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.