Taylor Goldsmith

Taylor Dawes Goldsmith is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. Taylor is the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for Dawes, a folk-rock band in the United States. He is also well-known for being the husband of Mandy Moore, a singer, and actor.

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Early Life

Taylor Goldsmith was born on August 16, 1985, in Los Angeles. His nationality is American, he is a Leo, and he is Jewish. He is Lenny and Kathy Goldsmith's eldest son. In the 1980s, his father toured with Tower of Power as the main singer. Griffin, his brother, plays drums in "Dawes."

Taylor grew up in California with his brother. Since he was a toddler, he's been singing inspired by his father. Then he went to Juan Cabrillo Elementary. His family later moved to Malibu, where he attended Malibu High. In high school, he met American vocalist Blake Mills. He then focused on being a vocalist, enrolling in music programs to learn guitar, singing, and keyboards.


"Simon Dawes" was created in 2002 by Taylor Goldsmith and Blake Mills. In later years, Wylie Gelber joined Damon Webb and Grant Powell. The band also included Alex Orbison, Dylan Grombocher, and Griffin Goldsmith on drums.

After signing with a record company, the band released "Carnivore" in September 2006. The band disbanded in 2007 after Balke left. Taylor Goldsmith gained fame after creating the rock band "Dawes" in 2009. The band's initial members were Wylie Galber, Tay Starthraim, and Griffin, the band's lead singer and lyricist. Following the release of his band's debut album, "North Hills," on ATO Records, Taylor's career skyrocketed. A fan favorite, HUB Records signed them.

The band has published six albums and has a large fan base. Appel Farm Arts and Music Festival, June 2012.

His current bandmates are Wylie Gelber (bass), Lee Pardini (keyboards), and Griffin (drummer). "Passwords" was released on June 22, 2018, on HUB Records. The band has also published "Stories Don't End," "We're All Gonna Die," "All Your Favorite Bands," and "Nothing is Wrong."

A new album, "Good Luck with Whatever," was on Rounder Records on October 2, 2020. Before Dawes, he was in the band "Middle Brother" with Matt Vasquez and John McCauley. The band released "Middle Brother" in March 2011. The music he wrote includes Kansas City, Liberty Street When I Get My Hands on You, Florida Key, and Diamond Ring.

He's worked with Jackson Browne, John Fogerty, and Mandy Moore. He also co-wrote many of the songs on Moore's seventh album.

Some of his tracks include "Silver Landings," "The Desired Effect," and "Brandon Flowers." Now he's working on "Dawes'" seventh album

Personal Life and Networth

Taylor Goldsmith, an American singer, has been married once. His lovely wife, Mandy Moore, is his life partner. "Candy" by Mandy Moore reached number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100, and she starred in the television series "This Is Us."

Soon after Moore's divorce from Ryan Adams, they met on Instagram and began dating in 2015. After nearly two years of dating, the couple got engaged in September 2017. On November 18, 2018, they wed in Los Angeles. Taylor and his wife live a prosperous life in Los Angeles.

They are also courageous, having scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro. On September 24, 2020, Moore uploaded a monochromatic photo of the couple flaunting her baby bulge with the words, "Baby Boy Goldsmith arriving early 2021." Moore gave birth to their first child, a boy, in February 2021.

Taylor Goldsmith, a singer-songwriter and record producer, has accumulated a large sum since 2002. His net worth is $10 million, while Mandy Moore's is $14 million.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 16 Aug, 1985
Age: 37 yrs
Occupations: Musician
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Los Angeles
Education: Malibu High School
Gender: Male
Description: American musician
Spouse: Mandy Moore [M. 2018]
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Last Modified: Mar 28 2023
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