Taylor Dayne

Pop Vocalist + Songwriter + Dance Artist + Actress
Born Mar 7, 1962

Taylor Dayne was born Leslie Wunderman on March 7, 1962 before later adopting her current stage name. She is an American pop vocalist, songwriter, and dance artist. She had a string of hits in the late '80s and early '90s, including Tell It to My Heart and the #1 Billboard hit Love Will Lead You Back. Overall, she has had eighteen individual hit songs reach the top ten in Billboard magazine.… Read More

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1962 Birth Born on March 7, 1962.


1987 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In late 1987, she scored her first major hit when her debut single "Tell It to My Heart" reached No. 7 on the Hot 100. … Read More
1988 26 Years Old In the United States, she achieved three gold singles, with "Tell It to My Heart", "I'll Always Love You," and "Love Will Lead You Back." "I'll Always Love You," a change-of-pace ballad compared to Dayne's earlier releases, was her breakout hit on the Adult Contemporary charts in 1988 and paved the way for future uptempo dance tracks such as "Don't Rush Me" (1988) and "With Every Beat Of My Heart" (1989) to gain acceptance at Adult Contemporary radio. … Read More


1993 31 Years Old Although she went on to release two more albums in the 1990s, she had only one more U.S. Top 40 hit, her 1993 cover of Barry White' 1974 hit "Can't Get Enough of Your Love" (from her 1993 album Soul Dancing) which reached No. 2 in the Aria Charts in Australia but only No. 20 in the U.S.
1996 34 Years Old Together with Arthur Baker and Fred Zarr, Dayne wrote "Whatever You Want" for Tina Turner's 1996 album Wildest Dreams. … Read More
1997 35 Years Old As an actress, Dayne appeared in the 1997 sci-fi television series Nightman as Carla Day, a singer who is also the leading character's love interest, performing many jazz songs alongside Marc Bonilla and Dragonchoir.
2001 39 Years Old Later on, she performed on Broadway in Elton John's Aida in 2001. … Read More


2005 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Dayne was featured in the VH1 series Remaking, which featured her close friends, Leah Remini and Michelle Reid (also referred to as the Don on VH1). … Read More
In April 2006, she was Elton John's choice to perform at the Nile Rodgers We Are Family Foundation tribute to Elton John.
2007 45 Years Old On December 11, 2007, Dayne released the first single "Beautiful" from her studio album Satisfied. … Read More
2008 46 Years Old She released her fifth album Satisfied in February 2008 to positive reviews - her first recording studio album in nearly a decade. … Read More
In May 2010, she lobbied congressional leaders on Capitol Hill on behalf of NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) and VH1's Save The Music Foundation to reduce cuts in music education in America's schools.
2011 49 Years Old Taylor Dayne remastered her Greatest Hits album. She released a new single called "Floor on Fire" on 22 June 2011, which broke the Billboard Dance/Club Charts Top 10.


2012 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2012, she was one of eight celebrities participating in the Food Network reality series Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off. … Read More
2014 52 Years Old In September 2014, Dayne internationally released a new single called "Dreaming".
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