Cory Monteith

Inside Biography


Cory Monteith was a Canadian actor and musician, who is best known for his role as Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee. He is an actor based in British Columbia and had minor on television series.

Cory Monteith was born on May 11, 1982, in Calgary, Albert, Canada. He belongs to Canadian nationality and his ethnicity in white. He spent his childhood in Victoria after his parent’s divorce. Cory struggled with drug and alcohol problems in his teens.

Cory went into rehab for the first time, when he was 19. He first appeared on the television show named Stargate Atlantis in 2004. After that, he landed a recurring role on Kyle XY and a small part in the movie ‘Final Destination 3’ in 2006.

Early life and Education

Canadian actor Cory Monteith rose to fame as a cast member of the television musical Glee. Cory’s parents spilled up when he was seven. After that, he and his older brother were raised in Victoria with their kindness mother.

Cory, a bright student early on lost his way by his early teens. He began missing school to get drunk and do drugs. Monteith officially gave up on his education after attending 12 different schools, when he was 16. After that, he began worked a number of odd jobs while performing in various bands as a drummer.

By age 19, his substance abuse problem had gotten so out of hand that Cory’s family staged an intervention. Cory went into rehab for treatment; however, he fell back into his old bad habits after leaving the facility.

Professional career

Monteith moved to the small town of Nanaimo, where he found work as a roofer along with his friend. After that, he began to land work on television and auditioned for a number of shows filmed in Vancouver. A bit part on Stargate Atlantis was Cory’s first acting job.

Then he appeared on Smallville and had a part in the feature film Final Destination 3 in 2006. He also won the most significant role of his career by a series of auditions. First Cory went in a video of himself playing percussion on a set of Tupperware containers to Glee creator named Ryan Murphy.

At the beginning of 2009, that Glee quickly became one of the most famous shows on TV. His character Finn Hudson was a football star with conspicuous vocal talents. In addition to the show, the cast of Glee had many hits with songs featured on the program.

He also populated over in the world performing his work on Glee. He did manage to star in the 2011 romantic comedy named Monte Carlo with Leighton Meester and Selena Gomez.

Premature Death and personal life

Cory came back to rehab for an unknown substance abuse issue in March 2013. Cory’s girlfriend actress Lea Michele told People magazine that “I love and support Cory and will stand by him through this.” Unfortunately, he was revealed dead in a hotel in Vancouver, Canada, on July 13, 2013. 

The British Columbia Services reported that an autopsy and toxicology analysis found his death was caused by an overdose of he r o i n and alcohol. Nearly two years after his death, his girlfriend Lea tweeted a message to her late boyfriend stating, “I know you’re serenading everyone right now… we love you, Cory! Happy Birthday.” 

Net worth, Salary and Body measurement 

Cory had an estimated net worth of $2 million. He stood tall at the height of six feet four inches and his weight was 84 kg. He looked very handsome with his perfect body. 




by Bchrome, 26 Feb, 2017

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