|Celebrated Name:||Tico Torres|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Hector Juan Samuel Torres|
|Age:||70 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 7, 1953|
|Birth Place:||New York|
|Height:||5′ 5” (1.65 m)|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Eva Herzigova (div. 1983), Maria Alejandra|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Hector Alexander)|
|Is Tico Torres Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
As we all know, the music industry is made up of different persons, and every person has his own preference. However, rarely do we think of the people who make things easier for the songwriters to bring sense to a song. These are the instrumentalists. No matter how gifted you are as a singer, you need the support of instrumentalists to add taste to your song.
Tico Torres is a well-known drummer who realized his gifting was not in singing but supporting singers. Today, he is known all over the world as one of the best drummers and a percussionist.
Maybe you know about Tico Torres very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Tico Torres’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Tico Torres was born on 7th October in 1953, as Hector Juan Samuel Torres in New York. He is the son of Emma and Hector, who emigrated from Cuba in 1948. Although Torres was born in New York, he spent much of his childhood in the Colonia section of Woodbridge Township in New Jersey. He schooled at John F. Kennedy Memorial High School, which is located in Iselin.
Tico Torres is not only a good drummer and percussionist; he also seems to be a very romantic man. After dating Czech-born model Eva Herzigová, he decided it was time for them to tie the knot. Their marriage ceremony was held at Sea Bright, New Jersey. Only the members of Bon Jovi and their closest friends, including current US President Donald Trump, attended the ceremony. The Bon Jovi band during a dance serenaded the couple with the hit single “Always.”
This marriage, however, didn’t last long as two years down the line; they went their separate ways. Torres, however, didn’t give up on love, and he decided to try it out once again. In September 2001, he got married to Maria Alejandra, and three years later, on 9th June 2004, they welcomed their son named Hector Alexander.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 7th October in 1953, Tico Torres is 70 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2023. His height is 5′ 5” (1.65 m) tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
Torres developed a great interest in Jazz music when he was still a young person. As a result, he studied music with Joe Morello. Psychedelic rock band is known as Six Feet Under, gave him his first job as a drummer in 1969. Before he became a member of Bon Jovi in 1983, he had already played live in the studio with Pat Benatar, Franke and the Knockouts, Cher, Chuck Berry, Steve Nicks, and Alice Cooper. He also played live with famous Joe Cerisano’s R-Band, also known as Silver Condor in New Jersey’s Rock circuit.
He has also worked with other bands as a drummer, some of which include; Glam rock band known as T.Roth and Another Pretty Face, and during their album Face Facts, he was their drummer. He later became a member of the Phantom’s Opera, and this is when he met Alec John Such of Bon Jovi. His friendship with Alec John is what led him to join the Bon Jovi band.
The fact that Jon Bon Jovi, the leader of the Bon Jovi band, was nine years younger than Torres was a major reason to put him off. However, Jon’s charismatic appearance and commitment to his job made him change his mind. Although he is primarily a percussionist and a drummer, he sang lead vocals on 100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can’t Be Wrong box set song. He also sang as backup vocals on a couple of other tracks by Bon Jovi, such as “Love For Sale” and “Born To Be My Baby.”
Awards & Achievements
Tico Torres knew what he wanted in life, and he pursued it without looking back. Today, he has achieved a lot in the music industry as a drummer and a percussionist. And although he took a break to concentrate on his other career as a painter, his love for music has never faded away.
Net Worth & Salary of Tico Torres in 2023
Tico is one of the highest-paid drummers and percussionists in the music industry today. Although he is gifted, his love for music and personal discipline is what has helped him achieve the fame he has today.
Torres has not only managed to make a name for himself in the music industry, but he has also earned a fortune from the same. As of December 2023, His current net worth is estimated at $25 million, much of which he has earned from his career as a drummer and a percussionist and also as a painter.
It is very rare for us to leave one career that we are so successful is pursuing a newly discovered passion. However, this was not difficult for Torres. The moment he realized he was gifted as a painter, he decided to give it a shot, and luckily, he highly succeeded in it.