|Real Name/Full Name:
|Myra Ellen Amos
|60 years old
|August 22, 1963
|Newton, North Carolina, USA
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Natashya Lórien Hawley)
|Yes (Mark Hawley)
|Is Tori Amos Lesbian?
|Net Worth in 2024:
Tori Amos, whose original name is Myra Ellen Amos, is an American singer-songwriter and a pianist. Tori is also a classically trained musician who has a mezzo-soprano vocal range. She has won the full scholarship to the Peabody Institute, which is at the John Hopkins University, and she won this at the age of five.
She is the youngest person ever who has been admitted. Later it was reported that she was expelled when she was 11, and she was also the lead singer of the short-lived 80s pop band known as Y Kant Tori Read. Later she achieved success in 1990 when she started her career as a solo artist.
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Early Life & Biography
Tori is the 3rd child of Mary Ellen and Edison Amos, born on August 22, 1963. She was born at Old Catawba Hospital, which is in Newton, North Carolina. She moved to Baltimore, Maryland, when she was just two years old, and there her father had transplanted his Methodist ministry, which was initially based in Washington DC. Her sister and brother used to take piano lessons, and she did not need them.
When she was just two, she started playing the piano as she was able to reach the height of the piano. Amos was the youngest student who was ever admitted to the preparatory school of the Peabody Conservatory of Music. She later studied the classical piano at the Peabody from the year 1968 to 1974. Her scholarship was discontinued when she was just eleven, and then she was asked to leave. She later asserted that she lost the scholarship because of her deep interest in popular and rock music, and she even disliked reading from sheet music.
Tori got married to the English sound engineer Mark Hawley, and they got married on February 22, 1998. Their daughter was then born in 2000, and her mother died on May 11, 2019.
During her professional career, Amos befriended the author Neil Gaiman, and he became her fan after she referred him in a song of name, “Tear in Your Hand,” and also in some print reviews. Gaiman is also the godfather of her daughter, and a poem which was written on her birth named; Blueberry Girl was then published as the children’s book, which had the same name in the year 2009.
Later in 2009, she also performed the British standard “A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square” at the closing credits of the Gaiman’s TV series Good Omens and the series is based on the novel with the same name, which is written by Gaiman and Terry Pratchett.
It was once reported that Amos was rapped when she was just 21, and she was raped at knifepoint.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on August 22 1963, Tori Amos is 60 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. Her height is 5’2’’ tall, and her weight is 50 kg.
When she was 17, she had a lot of demos of her own, and those were the tapes that her father regularly sent out to the various record company and some producers. Later the producer Narada Michael Walden responded to her favorable, and he and Tori did cut some tracks together, but none of them was released. Then Atlantic Records also met to one of her tapes, and when Jason Flom, the A&R man, flew to Baltimore to audition her in the person, the label got convinced, and then it signed her.
Awards & Achievements
Talking of the awards won by Tori Amos, she has been nominated for multiple awards, including Grammy, but she has only been able to win the Glamour Woman of the Year Award.
Net Worth & Salary of Tori Amos in 2024
The estimated net worth of this American singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist is around $70 million as of February 2024. She has earned all this hard-earned money from the music that she has made all these years. She is one of the rare musicians who underwent classical training, and it is a known fact that she has struggled a lot in her life. She is known for her different music style that is loved most of her fans, and her music soothes the soul.
Tori Amos is one of the god gifted musicians for all time, and she is one of the most inspiring musicians. She is one of those musicians who started from utter nothing. Her story is a classic example of rags to riches, and this can be quickly confirmed from her over the years struggle.