When a person is born, a fact follows him/her that he/she has to die. The late Chris Cornell, who was born in 1964 died on 18 May 2017leaving his wife, Vicky Karayiannis in shock, with a responsibility to look after their two children.
Besides suffering from such a tragic loss, Vicky took good care of their children making sure that the kids do not feel any less loved or traumatized by the absence of their father. She is playing the role of both father and mother for her children. Wherever Chris is, he must be so proud of his wife, Vicky.
Who is Vicky Karayiannis?
Vicky Karayiannis is an American publicist as well as a philanthropist, famous as the wife of the multi-talented and award-winning American musician, Chris Cornell. She found major publicity when her husband gave away his life by committing suicide.
Vicky was born on August 13, 1987, in the United States. Her mother’s name is Tony Karayiannis and she has a brother, Nicholas Karayiannis. Moreover, her family owned a restaurant and also had musical affiliations and her brother works as a DJ in New York.
Vicky Karayiannis walked down the aisle with Late American singer, Chris Cornell in 2004. She met Chris in 2003 in France when he was touring Europe at the time with his band, Audioslave. Later, in the same year, Cornell proposed Vicky to tie a knot to him with a ring from the American jeweler, Harry Winston.
The couple welcomed their first child, a baby daughter in September2004, whom Vicky named Toni Cornell after her mother. In December 2005, they welcomed a baby boy, who they named Christopher Nicholas Cornell after Vicky’s father and brother.
Her Husband’s Death
Vicky, however, suffered from a tragic loss as Chris committed suicide by hanging himself in Detroit hotel room last May, shortly after performing at a Soundgarden concert, on 18 May 2017. She blamed her late husband’s doctor for his suicide, saying the MD never should have prescribed a drug to relieve pain.
Karayiannis appeared on GMA and told Robin Roberts that Chris was suffering from a shoulder injury and his doctor prescribed a benzodiazepine for relief. She further added he was a recovering addict and should never have been given such a drug without close supervision.
As per Vicky, Chris began abusing the drug which then led to a relapse. She added by saying that Chris would never have killed himself in a sober state. Karayiannis said he was not the type of person to commit suicide.
Vicky Karayiannis’ Family: How Is Her Family Coping With The Loss Of Chris?
Vicky Karayiannis and her children were put into a huge shock after Chris’s death. Chris and Vicky’s son, Christopher, honored his dad by portraying him in the music video for the song When Bad Does Good. Tony played a young Chris delivering newspapers on his bike in the video.
Youtube: Chris Cornell Music Video, When Bad Does Good.
Late Chris son’s Christopher said:
For me this video represents my dad and all the art he created throughout his life and what his music meant then and what it means now, not just to me and my family but the city of Seattle and all of his fans.
Chris Cornell‘s family appeared on the red carpet at the 61st Grammy Awards and paid their tribute to the Late singer. Vicky attended Sunday night’s ceremony her two children, Christopher Nicholas Cornell, and Toni Cornell. Toni commemorated her Late father by wearing a t-shirt underneath her jacket with his face on it.
Vicky and Chris’ kids, Toni, and Christopher Cornell accepted their father’s posthumous Grammy Award for best rock performance song When Bad Does Good. Toni called her dad’s award on Sunday a bittersweet moment for the family.
Vicky Karayiannis’ Net Worth: How Much Does She Earn?
Vicky Karayiannis owns the net worth of $60 million garnered by her Late partner, Chris Cornell. She lived in a house worth $5.4 million in Beverly Hills with her kids. After the death of her husband, Karayiannis is managing his earnings and property.
Vicky’s Late husband, Chris, also owned a Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet car which cost about $172,550, which looked pretty small for his long legs.
After her spouse’s death, Karayiannis donated $100,000 to the Seattle based non-profit organization Childhaven which established the Chris Cornell Music Therapy Program on occasion of the musician’s 53rd birthday.
Vicky Karayiannis’ Body Measurements
Vicky Karayiannis stands tall at the height of 5 feet 5 inches which suits her perfectly slender body. She is blessed with the pretty face and attractive brown eyes with shiny black hair.
Vicky is a stunning lady who looks very appealing in a bikini. And this orange bikini especially enhances her sexy outlook.
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