Taylor Dayne Biography

Updated On Aug 08, 2019 Published On Mar 05, 2016
Facts of Taylor Dayne
Date of Birth: 1962 , March-7
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
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Taylor Dayne is a pop and freestyle music singer and songwriter from the United States. She has also established herself as an actress. She is popular in the world from her debut single, Tell It to My Heart. Her other popular songs are Love Will Lead You Back and I'll Always Love You.

Early life

Sweet and sexy, Taylor Dayne was born as Leslie Wunderman on 7th March 1962 in Baldwin, Long Island, New York, the United States of America to Laura and Jack. She is an American and is of Austrian Jewish descent. 

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There are no details regarding her educational background.

Personal life

Taylor has never been married but she once dated John Enos III as her loving boyfriend. John Enos III is a popular actor and writer.

A strong supporter of same-sex marriage, Taylor is the mother of twins. She welcomed twin daughters Astaria Dayne and Levi Dayne at the end of 2001. 

Career and net worth

Taylor has been active in singing since 1985. She made her professional singing debut after graduating from her high school.

She released her first two dancing singles I'm The One You Want and Tell Me Can You Love Me in 1985 and 1986 respectively. She signed a recording contract with Arista Records and she finally released her debut album Tell It to My Heart on 19th of January 1988.

Most of the singles from this album was ranked in US top ten. Her second album Can't Fight Fate was released at the end of 1989.

She has also been acting since 1997. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Carla Day in the sci-fi television series Nightman.

She has also acted in the television series Rude Awakening.

Net Worth

Her net worth is said to be around $4 million dollars. She made most of her earnings from the sales of her record albums, which are enlisted below:

  • Tell It to My Heart (1988): $2,650,000
  • Can't Fight Fate (1989): $2,830,000
  • Soul Dancing (1993): $747,500 
  • The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003): $2,600,000

She purchased a 1800 square foot in 2004 at the price of $677,000, which she later sold in 2018 at the market price of $1,100,000.

The value of her website taylordane.com is $3,800.

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Born in Baldwin, Long Island, New York

March 7 , 1962

Sweet and sexy, Taylor Dayne was born as Leslie Wunderman in Baldwin, Long Island, New York, United States of America to Laura and Jack. She is an American and is of Austrian Jewish descent. She is five feet and two inches tall. 

Began her singing career

1985

Taylor has been active in singing since 1985. She made her professional singing debut after graduating from her high school. She released her first two dancing singles I'm The One You Want and Tell Me Can You Love Me in 1985 and 1986 respectively.

Released her first album, Tell It to My Heart

January 19 , 1988

In 1987, she singed a recording contract with Arista Records. At the end of that year she also released the dance-pop hit "Tell It to My Heart". She finally released her debut album Tell It to My Heart on 19th of January 1988. Most of the singles from this album was ranked in US top ten.

Released her second album, Can't Fight Fate

October 7 , 1989

Her debut album was a successful album. She began recording her second album and her second album Can't Fight Fate was released at the end of 1989. This album also received certified 2x Platinum by the RIAA.

Gave birth to a twin daughter

December 30 , 2001

Taylor has never been married but she once dated John Enos III as her loving boyfriend. John Enos III is a popular actor and writer. Strong supporter of same-sex marriage, Taylor is the mother of twins. She welcomed twin daughters Astaria Dayne and Levi Dayne at the end of 2001.

Appeared in the sci-fi television series Nightman

1997

Besides her successful singing career, she is also an actress. She has also been acting since 1997. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Carla Day in the sci-fi television series Nightman. 

Appeared in the movie, Jesus the Driver

2004

In 1997, she also appeared in the movie Fool's Paradise; however, her role was a minor one. In 2001, she starred on Broadway in Elton John's Aida. She is also known for her appearance in the movies like Stag and Jesus the Driver.