Toyah Willcox Net Worth: Toyah Ann Willcox is an English singer-songwriter, actress, and television host.
Willcox has had eight top 40 songs; issued over 20 albums; written two books, performed in over 40 stage plays and ten feature films, and narrated and presented countless television programs throughout his 40-year career.
- She was born: on May 18, 1958 (age 64 years), in King's Heath, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
- Spouse: Robert Fripp (m. 1986)
- Music groups: Toyah, Sunday All Over the World (1991 – 1991), The Humans
- Siblings: Kim Willcox and Nicola Willcox
Toyah Willcox's Net Worth
Toyah Willcox is an English singer and actress with a $15 million net worth.
- In May 1958, Toyah Willcox was born in Kings Heath, Birmingham, England.
- Before going solo, Willcox fronted the band Toyah from 1977 to 1983. Toyah has five studio albums and two live albums to her credit.
- Between 1979 and 2008, Willcox recorded 15 solo studio albums.
- Her album Anthem, released in 1981, reached No. 1 in the United Kingdom and Norway and was certified Gold in both countries.
- “It's a Mystery,” “I Want to Be Free,” and “Thunder in the Mountains” are among her most popular solo singles.
- Willcox made her acting debut in the 1976 television series Second City Firsts.
- She played Alice Fulcher in the 1980 TV series A Question of Guilt.
- In 1994, she played Dog in the TV series The Ink Thief. In the series Barmy Aunt Boomerang, she played Aunt Boomerang from 1999 to 2000.
- Willcox was a voice actorforTeletubbies' TV shows from 1997 to 2001.
- Jubilee, The Corn Is Green, The Tempest, Quadrophenia, and Anchoress are among her other film credits.
- Living Out Loud, published in 2000, and Diary of a Facelift, published in 2005, were both written by Willcox.
The Anatomy of a Great Toyah Willcox Career!
Willcox established the rock band Toyah in 1977 while performing in Tales from the Vienna Woods at the National Theatre, inspired by her character as a Glitter musician.
- Joel Bogen on guitar, Mark Henry on bass, Steve Bray on drums, Peter Bush on keyboards, and herself on vocals formed the band, which was successful.
- She found herself in the situation of fronting a successful band. However, she never considered herself a musician after years of doubting her sexuality and being repelled by her colleagues' antics with groupies.
- Actor Ian Charleson introduced Willcox to director Derek Jarman, who offered him “whatever part you want” in the film Jubilee (called Down with the Queen at the time).
- Despite its financial difficulties, the film starred Willcox as the lethal ‘Mad' and several other well-known punk characters.
- In The Who's Quadrophenia, released in 1979, she played the character of ‘Monkey.'
- Through a friendship with John Lydon, she was acquainted with filmmaker Franc Roddam, who suggested her to the director.
- For a charge, Roddam agreed to grant Willcox the role of Monkey. Even though she required medical help owing to pneumonia, she completed the filming.
After failing to gain a role in Russ Meyer's Sex Pistols film The Great Rock ‘n' Roll Swindle, Willcox went on to play Miranda in Derek Jarman's production of The Tempest, earning her a nomination for Best Newcomer at the 1980 Evening Standard Awards.
Her Personal Life
Toyah has been married to musician Robert Fripp, the founding member and guitarist of the progressive rock band King Crimson, since 1986.
- They have no children and have left instructions in their will to establish a musical educational trust for children.
- In the presence of Diana, Princess of Wales, she offered her opinions on how being crippled stimulates creativity and a desire for a more meaningful life experience as a result of her invitation to speak at the Women of the Year ceremony in 1987.
- She rose to prominence in 2002 as a prominent opponent of proposed asylum seeker lodging complexes near the Worcestershire village of Throckmorton, where she led a demonstration that drew over a thousand villagers.
- Willcox agreed to sponsor the Black Country Urban Park for the People's £50 million Big Lottery Fund in November 2007, and he took up the responsibility in December 2007.
She and other celebrities took part in the Great Walk to Beijing in April 2008, which earned money for Olivia Newton-cancer John's organization.
Toyah Wilcox; Does She Reside With Her Husband?
She added that she and Mr. Fripp each have a home, which means that while they spend a lot of time together, they also have a place to retreat to.
“We now reside in the same house, but we used to live in two separate houses,” she explained.