Ray Toro Biography

Ray Toro, born as Raymond Toro, is an American musician. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Ray Toro
Quick Facts

Birthday: July 15, 1977

Nationality: American

Famous: Guitarists Lyricists & Songwriters

Age: 42 Years, 42 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Cancer

Also Known As: Raymond Toro, Princess Fro Fro, High Sauce Wizard

Born in: Kearny, New Jersey, United States

Famous as: Guitarist, Songwriter

Height: 6'1" (185 cm), 6'1" Males

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Christa Toro (m. 2008)

U.S. State: New Jersey

More Facts

education: Kearny High School, William Paterson University

Continue Reading Below

Ray Toro, born as Raymond Toro and known by the nicknames Princess Fro Fro and High Sauce Wizard, is an American musician. He is famous as the lead guitarist of the former rock band ‘My Chemical Romance’ that is best known for releasing the song ‘I'm Not Okay’ as well as several hit albums like ‘The Black Parade’, ‘Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys’ and ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’. Toro has also worked for other bands including Reggie and the Full Effect and The Rodneys. Besides working as a band member, the talented musician has also worked as a solo performer. His solo career includes several hit songs and compositions. The popular songs Toro has released independently are ‘Isn't That Something’, ‘Hope for the World’ and ‘For the Lost and Brave’, to name a few. All these contributions of the American musician to the music industry have not only earned him name and wealth, but also the love of millions of fans.

Recommended Lists:

Recommended Lists:

Continue Reading Below
Ray Toro
Career
  • Ray Toro joined the band ‘The Rodneys’ and helped release their first and the only album titled ‘Soccertown USA’ in the year 1998. After this, he became the member of another band ‘My Chemical Romance’ alongside Gerard Way, Matt Pelissier and Mikey Way. The band released their first album ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’ in 2002. This was followed by ‘Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge’, ‘The Black Parade’ and ‘Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys’ in 2004, 2006 and 2010 respectively. After this, the band got dissolved. Besides four studio albums, My Chemical Romance had also worked on 25 singles, two live albums, four video albums, six extended plays, 18 music videos and one demo. It had also contributed to albums by other artists and bands.
  • After this, Ray Toro posted his solo song titled ‘Isn't That Something’ to SoundCloud in 2013. Later that year, he joined the band ‘Reggie and the Full Effect’ for their album ‘No Country for Old Musicians’. Two years later, the American musician released his song ‘For the Lost and Brave’. This was followed by ‘Tired of Sex’ and ‘Hope for the World’. In 2016, Toro’s debut album ‘Remember the Laughter’ came out.
Top
Continue Reading Below
Personal Life
  • Ray Toro was born as Raymond Toro on July 15, 1977 in Kearny, New Jersey, USA. He has two brothers. Toro attended Kearny High School and then enrolled in an editing course at the William Paterson University, New Jersey. He became interested in music when he was in high school. His passion for music led him to enrol for guitar lessons and he also became involved with several local bands.
  • In November 2008, he married Christa. The couple have a son together.
Top

Follow Ray Toro On:

Twitter
YouTube
Instagram

How To Cite

Article Title
- Ray Toro Biography
Author
- Editors, TheFamousPeople.com
Website
- TheFamousPeople.com
URL
https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/ray-toro-33300.php
Last Updated
- July 24, 2017

People Also Viewed

Billie Eilish
(American)
 
Nick Jonas
(American)
 
Taylor Swift
(American)
 
Kevin Jonas
(American)
 

Lizzo
(American)
 
Adam Lambert
(American)
 
Demi Lovato
(American)
 
Kacey Musgraves
(American)