Cory Monteith

Allan, Cory Michael Monteith, better known by his stage name Cory Monteith, was a Canadian actor, musician, and vocalist. He was best recognized for his role on the Fox television show Glee as Finn Hudson. In addition to Glee, he has appeared in a number of films and television shows. His addiction to extreme substance misuse, however, led to his death on July 13, 2013. He died in a Vancouver hotel room at the age of 31 from a deadly mixture of heroin and alcohol.

Net Worth of Cory Monteith:

Cory Monteith is one of the wealthiest actors on television. He is on the list of the wealthiest TV actors. Cory Monteith’s net worth is estimated to be at $2 million, according to Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.

What is Cory Monteith Famous For?

  • His role as Finn Hudson on Fox TV series, Glee.
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Cory Monteith and his brothter. Source: @pinterest

Where was Cory Monteith Born?

On May 11, 1982, Cory Monteith was born. Cory Allan Michael Monteith was his birth name. His hometown was Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where he was born. He was a Canadian citizen. Joe Monteith was his father, and Ann McGregor was his mother. His mother works as an interior designer, and his father was a member of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. Shaun, his older brother, was his only sibling. His zodiac sign was Taurus, and he was of Caucasian ethnicity. When he was seven years old, his parents divorced. In Victoria, British Columbia, his mother reared him and his brother.

He didn’t see his father much after his parents divorced. His adolescent years were marred by his alcohol and marijuana usage, and he attended 16 different schools. He eventually dropped out of school when he was sixteen years old. He had already begun committing a number of minor offenses, such as stealing money from friends and family. When he was 19, his mother and a group of friends organized an intervention. Monteith went to a rehabilitation program after the intervention. In 2009, he received his high school diploma. He worked as a Walmart greeter, mechanic, taxicab driver, roofer, and school bus driver, among other things. He also played in a couple bands as a drummer.

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Cory Monteith and his mother. (Source: @people)

Cory Monteith Television Career:

  • Monteith made his television debut in a guest role in the adventure and military science fiction tv series, Stargate Atlantis in 2004.
  • He later guest-appeared in Young Blades, Supernatural, Smallville, Killer Instinct, Whistler, and Stargate SG-1 from 2005 to 2006.
  • Cory Monteith then landed the recurring role in the science fiction tv series, Kyle XY in 2006.
  • He landed one of the lead roles in the drama series Kaya. However, the series was canceled after its first season.
  • He then guest-appeared in series Fear Itself, Mistresses, and The Assistants before landing the lead role in Glee.
  • Monteith landed the lead role as Finn Hudson in the Fox series Glee in 2009. Monteith played Finn from season 1 to Season 4 until his death.
  • For his work on Glee, he was nominated for several awards and won Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Actor Comedy in 2011.

Cory Monteith Movie Career:

  • Cory Monteith made his film debut with the 2005 homoerotic television horror film, Killer Bash.
  • He made his feature film debut with the 2006 horror thriller film, Bloody Mary.
  • In 2006, he also starred in minor roles in movies, Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep, Deck the Halls, and Final Destination 3.
  • In 2007, he appeared in movies, Hybrid, White Noise: The Light, The Invisible, Whisper, and Wannabe Macks.
  • He starred in movies, Monte Carlo and Sisters & Brothers in 2011.
  • The cast of Glee went on tour in the US, Canada, England, and Ireland in 2010. Their tour was filmed and released as Glee: The 3D Concert Movie in 2011.
  • Following his death, Monteith starring two movies, All the Wrong Reasons and McCanick was released posthumously in 2013.
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Cory Monteith and his father. (Source: @etonline)

Cory Monteith Awards:

  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Award – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Glee.
  • 2010 Hollywood Style Award – Male Future Style Icon Award.
  • 2011 Teen Choice Award – Choice TV Actor Comedy for Glee.
  • 2012 Do Something Award – TV Star: Male for Glee.
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Cory Monteith was dating Lea Michele until his death in 2013. (Source: @usmagazine)

Who was Cory Monteith Dating?

Cory Monteith had been dating Lea Michele, his Glee co-star. On Glee, they were cast as love interests. They allegedly began dating in 2012 and were together till his death in 2013. Michele dedicated a number of songs to Montieth.

Cory Monteith Cause of Death:

Monteith began abusing alcohol and marijuana while still in high school. He began when he was only 13 years old. His mother organized an intervention when he was 19, and he sought treatment. He did, however, relapse into addiction. In March 2013, he checked himself into a treatment facility. The cast and crew of Glee interfered. In April 2013, he finished his treatment.

On July 13, 2013, he was discovered dead in his room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in Vancouver. Due to the lethal mixture of heroin and alcohol, he died of a drug overdose. On July 17, 2013, his body was cremated in Vancouver.

Several episodes of Glee featured tributes to Monteith. Jane Lynch, his Glee co-star, paid him honor at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Body Measurements;

Cory Monteith was 1.87 meters tall, or 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He weighed 187 pounds, or 85 kilograms. He had a slender physique. His eyes were dark brown, and his hair was dark brown. He identified as a straight man.

Quick Facts About

Celebrated Name Cory Monteith
Age 39 Years
Nick Name Cory
Birth Name Cory Allan Michael Monteith
Birth Date 1982-05-11
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Calgary, Alberta
Birth Nation Canada
Nationality Canadian
Best Known For His role as Finn Hudson on Fox series Glee.
Father Joe Monteith
Mother Ann McGregor
Siblings 1
Brothers Shaun Monteith
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Taurus
Debut Television Show/Series Stargate Atlantis
Debut Movie Killer Bash
Awards 1 Screen Actors Guild Awadrd, 1 Teen Choice Award, 1 Hollywood Style Award
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Lea Michele
Death Date 13 July 2013
Cause Of Death Drug Overdose
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 187 lbs (85 kg)
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown