Vicky Karayiannis Biography
(Chris Cornell's Wife)
Birthday: August 13, 1978 (Leo)
Born In: United States
Vicky Karayiannis is a Paris-based American publicist. She is the wife of the late musician, singer, and songwriter Christopher John Cornell. Also known as Chris, Vicky’s deceased husband was the lead vocalist of the rock bands 'Soundgarden' and 'Audioslave.' Vicky came into the limelight when she sued her husband’s doctor for prescribing an overdose of a specific drug, which she claimed had caused Chris’s death. Vicky’s husband was found dead in his Detroit hotel, and the autopsy report suggested a suicide. She, however, rejected all the reports and firmly claimed that the prescribed drugs induced a suicidal intention in Chris. She revealed that her husband had been suffering from severe shoulder pain for a long time, which had impacted his sleep routine. Hence, he was prescribed certain drugs, but the dosage was not adequately monitored.
*Vicky and Chris got married in 2004, after a courtship of several months. Soon, they had two children. Vicky also has a stepdaughter from Chris’s previous marriage. Vicky now looks after the charitable foundation which she and her husband had founded in 2012. The organization works for underprivileged children. Following her husband’s death, Vicky released an open letter to Chris, in which she recalled all her memories with him.