Who is Ray Toro ? Who are the source of inspiration to him ?
Raymond Manuel Toro-Ortiz popularly known as Ray Toro was born on July 15, 1977.
Toro was born in Kearny, New Jersey. He is of Puerto Rican/Portuguese heritage. He grew up in a small house on the border between Kearny and Harrison, New Jersey, which he shared with his parents and two brothers.
He is an American musician who served as lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the band My Chemical Romance until their break-up in 2013. Later he pursued solo career.
During his high school years, he was inspired to play guitar by bands like Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, and The Doors.
Toro was inspired by heavy metal guitarist Randy Rhoads and hard rock musician Brian May. As a teenager he was a big fan of Randy Rhoads because “he was one of the first players I can remember who mixed classical music with a metal and hard rock style of playing, and he did it very tastefully.
It was really inspiring.” Later he began to listen to classical guitarist Andrés Segovia and Christopher Parkening.
He admitted to being obsessed with the way in which they would take classical pieces and arrange them for a single guitar resulting in a moving melody and bass lines that work together.
Who is Ray Toro Dating ? Affairs ?
Ray Toro got married with Christa Toro in 2008. The couple had their first child, a son, on November 16, 2012.
We don’t have any information about his past affairs & dating.
What is Ray Toro Net Worth ?
He has an estimated net worth of $13 Million.
- Birthday: July 15, 1977 (age 40)
- Birth Place: Kearny, New Jersey, United States
- Birth Name: Raymond Manuel Toro-Ortiz
- Nick Name: Ray
- Birth Sign: Cancer
- Height: 1.85 m
- Weight: Unknown
- Eye Color: Unknown
- Hair Color: Unknown
- Profession: GUITARIST
- Spouse: Christa Toro (m. 2008)
- Net Worth: $13 Million