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Taylor York Biography, Music, Age, Family, Partner and Net Worth



Taylor York Biography, Music, Age, Family, Partner, and Net Worth

Who is Taylor York?

Taylor Benjamin York is a well-known American musician who is the rhythm and lead guitarist of the rock band Paramore. York’s brother Justin was a touring member of Relient K and was a touring guitarist for Paramore until 2022.

Taylor York Career

Early Life

York was in a band with the Farro brothers (Josh and Zac) months prior to the two meetings with Hayley Williams. Zac Farro introduced him to Williams at a high school football game, and they hit it off right away. He has taken part in writing tracks including ”Conspiracy” from their debut album, All We Know Is Falling, and bonus track ”O Star”. ”O Star” was the first single York wrote with Williams alone only after they met when they were 12 and 13 years old. He has also ”officially” played with Paramore since 2007. York then confirmed in September 2022, that he is in a relationship with Williams.


Taylor had done backup vocals when he was younger for the band, prior to All We Know Is Falling. He then joined Paramore following the exit of Hunter Lamb in 2007 as their rhythm guitarist. In the liner notes for the group’s second album, Riot!, Hayley Williams, Zac Farro, and Josh Farro included York on their list of ”thank yous”. York also assisted write ”That’s What You Get” and the bonus single ”Stop This Song”, which his brother Justin York assisted write. Following the launch of Riot!, Paramore launched a live album, The Final Riot! York was also credited as a member of the band in the liner notes of the latter and was later officially acknowledged by Paramore as an official member on June 15, 2009. Following Josh and Zac Farro exiting the band, Williams stated that she was York would leave the band as well.

Since then, he has taken part in the writing and recording of their albums. Lead vocalist Hayley Willimas quietly exited Paramore in 2015 for a short time because of depression. York stayed as the only member of Paramore, as bassist Jeremy Davis then left the band and embroiled York and Williams in a lawsuit over ownership and authorship of songs on Paramore’s self-titled 4th record. Williams has praised Taylor as someone who assisted keep her alive during her depression. She additionally identifies him as the reason Paramore is still a band and did not break up.


Taylor has said that his favorite artists consist of Radiohead, mewithoutYou, At the Drive-In, Yann Tiersen, Failure, Kadawatha, Bjork, and Paper Route. Most recently in interviews, York has cited Afrobeat music as a big influence in his writing for After Laughter, Fleetwood Mac, Paul Simon, Talking Heads, Blondie, The Strokes, Tame Impala, Thomas Mapfumo, and The Cure were also named influences, and favorite artists of his.

A photo of Taylor York
A photo of Taylor York

How old is Taylor York?

Taylor Benjamin York is aged 32 as of 2021, having been born in Nashville, Tennessee, the U.S., on December 17, 1989. He shares his birthday with famous people including Ian Jeffrey, Josie Alesia, Manu Ríos, Carrie Berk, Sarah Paulson, Pope Francis, Milla Jovovich, Katheryn Winnick, John Abraham, Laurie Holden, Rian Johnson, and Kiersey Clemons, among others.

Taylor York Family

Who are Taylor York’s parents?

Taylor Benjamin York was born to Peter York and his wife, in Nashville, Tennessee. His father is the chairman and CEO of Capitol Christian Music Group. He is also a guitarist and taught instruments to both Taylor and his brother Justin.

Does Taylor York have siblings?

York was born to his parents into a family of three children. He has two older siblings, both brothers Chris York and Justin York. Chris is the Senior Director of A&R at Capitol Records, while Justin was a touring member of Relient K and was a touring guitarist for Paramore until 2022.

Taylor York Education

York has not shared information about his academic background and qualifications with the media.

Taylor York Interests

York grew interested in music and his favorite artists include Radiohead, mewithoutYou, Kent, At the Drive-in, Failure, Kadawatha, Paper Route, and Bjork.

Taylor York Partner

York is currently not married but has been linked to a relationship with fellow musician, Hayley Williams. They met at a young age and have been in the music industry for quite some time supporting each other.

Taylor York Kids

York is not married yet despite being linked to a relationship and does not have any children of his own to date.

Taylor York Height

York has a well-built, physically fit, and muscular body adding up to an impressive height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) and a weight of 75 kg (165 lbs).

Taylor York’s Net Worth

American musician, songwriter, and record producer, York has been active in the music industry from 2004 to 2005 and then from 2007 to the present. He is the rhythm and lead guitarist of the rock band Paramore and has garnered an estimated net worth of around $8 million as of 2023.

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