Taylor Dayne Net Worth

Taylor Dayne was born on March 07, 1962 in  Baldwin, Long Island, New York, United States, is Actress, Soundtrack, Composer. Taylor Dayne was born on March 7, 1962 in Baldwin, Long Island, New York, USA as Leslie Wunderman. She is an actress, known for Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Beautiful Loser (2008) and Rude Awakening (1998).
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actress, Soundtrack, Composer
Birth Day March 07, 1962
Birth Place  Baldwin, Long Island, New York, United States
Age 58 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Aries
Birth name Leslie Wunderman
Also known as Les Lee
Genres Pop, dance-pop, freestyle, adult contemporary, R&B, soft rock, soul
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1985–present
Labels Mega Bolt Arista BMG Neptune River North Intention

💰 Net worth: $2 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1962

Leslie Wunderman (born March 7, 1962), better known by her recording and stage names Les Lee and Taylor Dayne, is an American pop and freestyle music singer-songwriter and Actress. In late 1987, she scored her first major hit when her debut single "Tell It to My Heart" reached No. 7 on the Hot 100. She then went on to have a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s, including the No. 1 Billboard hit "Love Will Lead You Back".

1985

Leslie Wunderman began singing professionally after graduating from high school in Baldwin, Nassau County, New York, singing in little-known rock bands such as Felony and Next. She began singing solo after finishing college and recorded two dance singles under the name Les Lee called "I'm The One You Want" (1985) and "Tell Me Can You Love Me" (1986), which were released on New York indie label Mega Bolt.

1987

Signed to Arista Records as Taylor Dayne, her first song to crack the top ten was the dance-pop hit "Tell It to My Heart" in late 1987. The song was an instant smash worldwide, peaking in the top five of most major markets worldwide, and achieving a peak of number one in many countries, including West Germany. Six more U.S. top-ten hits followed including "Prove Your Love", "I'll Always Love You", "Don't Rush Me", "With Every Beat of My Heart", "Love Will Lead You Back" and "I'll Be Your Shelter". These were followed by the No. 12 hit "Heart of Stone".

1988

The string of hits from her first two albums, Tell It to My Heart (1988) and Can't Fight Fate (1989), would prove to be the peak of her music career. Although she went on to release two more albums in the 1990s, she had only one more U.S. Top 40 hit, her 1993 cover of Barry White' 1974 hit "Can't Get Enough of Your Love" (from her 1993 album Soul Dancing) which reached No. 2 in the Aria Charts in Australia but only No. 20 in the U.S.

1996

Together with Arthur Baker and Fred Zarr, Dayne wrote "Whatever You Want" for Tina Turner's 1996 album Wildest Dreams. Dayne later recorded and released the song herself in 1998 as a single from her album Naked Without You. That album failed to chart, but Dayne continued to have hits on the dance charts into the 2000s.

1997

As an Actress, Dayne appeared in the 1997 sci-fi television series Nightman as Carla Day, a singer who is also the leading character's love interest, performing many jazz songs alongside Marc Bonilla and Dragonchoir. Later on, she performed on Broadway in Elton John's Aida in 2001. She has had roles in independent films such as Fool's Paradise (1997), Stag (also in 1997) and Jesus the Driver (2004), as well as the Warren Beatty-produced 1994 remake of Love Affair. Dayne also had a recurring role on the Showtime series Rude Awakening.

2002

Dayne has never married. In 2002, she had twins via a surrogate. Dayne became a supporter of same-sex marriage (after having been opposed to it) in 2005, and stated in 2014 that she considers the LGBT community to be her most loyal fanbase.

2005

In 2005, Dayne was featured in the VH1 series Remaking, which featured her close friends, Leah Remini and Michelle Reid (also referred to as the Don on VH1). The series documents Dayne's return to music after taking time off to have a family, (she has twins, Levi and Astaria via a surrogate mother), and premiered her newest song, "Right Now," a result of her collaboration with Rodney Jerkins.

2006

Dayne also appeared as a guest duet partner on the Fox TV show Celebrity Duets which aired in August and September 2006. She was paired with contestant Jai Rodriguez in the fourth episode, which aired September 14, 2006.

2007

On December 11, 2007, Dayne released the first single "Beautiful" from her studio album Satisfied. The song was written by Taylor Dayne and Hitesh Ceon of production-team 3Elementz. Dayne has been promoting the single on many radio stations, including top markets including New York's WKTU. "Beautiful" went to No. 1 on the Billboard Dance Charts. She also appeared on The Today Show, Chelsea Lately, Wake Up With Whoopi and VH1. The music video for the single and the Satisfied album cover were shot by Tony Duran, who has also shot album covers for Justin Timberlake and Jennifer Lopez.

2008

She released her fifth album Satisfied in February 2008 to positive reviews - her first recording studio album in nearly a decade. Producers on this record include Rick Nowels, Gregg Alexander and Peter Wade. The album includes both new material and recreations of some of her favorite contemporary songs.

2009

Dayne appeared in the CMT series Gone Country during its third season. Gone Country season 3, aired on the CMT network January 24, 2009 and its finale aired on March 7, 2009. The chosen winner was Sheila E.

2010

In July 2010, she released "Facing a Miracle", the official theme song to the 2010 Gay Games. Dayne performed the song to an audience of 50,000 fans on July 31, 2010 in Cologne, Germany. It ended the year at No. 9 on Perfect Beat's Top Worldwide Singles of 2010. Five years before, however, she replied to the question what her thoughts on gay marriage were: "In the eyes of the Kaballah, [gays] can't be 'married.' That requires actual male and female Energy and DNA. In the bigger picture, I think that 'marriage' is about a certain circuitry. I'm as married to my Business manager as I would be any husband."

2011

Taylor Dayne remastered her Greatest Hits album. She released a new single called "Floor on Fire" on 22 June 2011, which broke the Billboard Dance/Club Charts Top 10.

2012

In May 2012, Dayne was featured in the live episode of This American Life, which was broadcast to theaters nationwide and on radio in edited form. Comedian Tig Notaro performed a monologue about having encountered Taylor on multiple occasions, greeting her each time with, "Excuse me, I'm sorry to bother you, but I just have to tell you. I love your voice". After her monologue, Taylor made a surprise appearance, serenading Tig with the song "I'll Always Love You".

2014

In September 2014, Dayne internationally released a new single called "Dreaming".