Ray Toro - MCR's Lead Guitarist
|Birth Name||Raymond Manuel Toro-Ortiz|
|Birth place||Kearny, New Jersey, United States|
|Sibling||Tito Toro, Ed Toro|
|College/University||William Paterson University|
Ray Toro is a famous musician born on the 15th of July, 1977. Born in Kearny, New Jersey, Toro is best known for working with My Chemical Romance and is the lead guitarist of the band.
The talented musician Ray Toro has helped compose many songs. He is currently married to Christa Toro. They have a son who was born in 2012. Ray Toro's net worth has not been revealed to the public yet.
Net Worth and Sources of Income
For some reason, Ray Toro's net worth has been kept under the wraps. But he has earned a considerable amount of money through his career as a musician. He is mostly known as a band member of My Chemical Romance which was formed in 2001. The band currently consists of the members Gerard Way, Frank Iero, Mikey Way, and Ray Toro himself. He is the lead guitarist and back vocalist of this band. The band disbanded in 2013 but has confirmed a reunion in 2019.
He has performed on various national and international concerts with My Chemical Romance and has helped write and produce many of their songs. Their albums with their respective Audio CD prices are:
|May Death Never Stop You||$20.96|
|Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys||$10.93|
|The Black Parade Is Dead!||$13.45|
|Life on the Murder Scene||$16.53|
He has also worked with other bands and has done solo projects. Ray has also appeared with bandmate Frank Iero in the horror/comedy movie Punk Rock Holocaust 2. We can assume that Ray Toro has earned a large amount of money through all of his works.
Ray Toro's Solo Works and Other Bands
Throughout his career as a musician, Ray Toro has worked with various other bands and has also released many solo works. He released his solo album titled, Remember The Laughter, on November 18, 2016, which was described by him as a "light concept record." Ray Toro has said that this album had been in a work in progress for almost three years. He has also released solo songs such as For The Lost and Brave, The Great Beyond, and many more.
After the disbandment of My Chemical Romance in 2013, Ray Toro also worked with a band named Reggie and the Full Effect, with his bandmate from MCR, James Dewees. Ray was also a part of the band called The Rodneys which was formed in 1994 and released their first and only album in 1998, "Soccertown USA".
Ray Toro's Wife and Family
As mentioned above, Ray Toro is currently married to his wife Christa Toro. The couple married in 2008 during My Chemical Romance's break between The Black Parade and Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. Ray and Christa have a son who was born on September 25, 2012. However, the name of Ray Toro's son is yet to be revealed.
Information about Ray Toro's parents has also not been disclosed. But we know that Ray Toro has two siblings, Tito and Ed. His family must be extremely proud of what he has achieved so far.