Cory Monteith was a Canadian actor, singer, and musician born in Calgary, Alberta on May 11, 1982. He was came in the public eye after playing the role as ‘Finn Hudson’ on the Fox television series ‘Glee’. At the age of 31, he was found dead in his room at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel in Vancouver. When police firstly investigated the case, autopsy report indicated that Monteith died from “a mixed drug toxicity” comprising of heroin and alcohol. Later on, his death came into view to have been accidental.
Cory Monteith Death Cause & Funeral
After the investigation completed, final report was released in which it was mentioned that, the cause of death of actor had codeine and morphine in his blood. He was found with drug paraphernalia that was inserted through used hypodermic needle. In fact, Cory also spend his two months in the rehab center before his death. On July 17, 2013, his body was brunt in Vancouver, North Hollywood. His family and his girlfriend Lea Michele were also present at funeral along with ‘Glee’ creator Ryan Murphy in tandem with colleagues from the show’s network and studio. In addition, Cory started using alcohol and marijuana from age 13.
Cory Monteith Girlfriend
Cory was dating an American actress, singer, and author named, Lea Michele. They began dating in 2008. They were cast as love interests on ‘Glee’ as well. They confirmed their relationship in February 2012 via media sources. They remained united until his death in July 2013 due to overdose of drugs.
Moreover, later, after the death of her boyfriend Cory, Lea on April 28, 2018, declared her engagement to businessman Zandy Reich.
Cory Monteith Family
On May 11, 1982 Cory was born. His birth place was Calgary, Alberta. He born to parents Ann McGregor, an interior decorator, and father Joe Monteith, a soldier who served in the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. His parents got separated when Cory was just seven years old. He had siblings as well. He had an older brother named Shaun. As of his educational qualifications, he was well educated.
Cory Monteith Career
He launched his acting career in Vancouver, British Columbia. Before fame, he also did several jobs like, Walmart people greeter, taxicab driver, mechanic, school bus driver, roofer, and a drummer for a few bands. His biggest break was ‘Glee’ TV Series, in which he was cast as ‘Finn Hudson’.
Cory Monteith Net Worth
His worth was estimated around U.S. $500,000. Acting was his primary source of income. He stands on a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Cory Monteith Wiki
|Real Name||Cory Monteith|
|Age||31 years old (Died)|
|Date of Birth (DOB),|
|May 11, 1982|
|Death Date||July 13, 2013|
|Funeral Place||Vancouver, North Hollywood|
|Profession||Actor, Singer & Author|
|Famous For||Role as Finn Hudson on the Fox
television series Glee
|Birthplace||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Height/ Tall||Feet & Inches: 5'8"
Centimetres: 172 cm
Meters: 1.72 m
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||U.S. $500,000 million|
|Sponsor Earnings||Not Known|
|Parents||Father: Joe Monteith
Mother: Ann McGregor
|Siblings||Brother: Shaun Monteith
|Girlfriend/ Dating||Lea Michele|
|School||Local High School|
|Favorite Holiday Destination||NA|
|Social Media Account|
|Social Media Account Links||Instagram, Facebook, Twitter (Deleted)|
Cory Monteith Facts
- He was also featured in the “In Memoriam” segment of the 56th Grammy Awards.
- He used to travel a lot.
- He starred in the MTV series Kaya as Gunnar, in 2007.
- He had a recurring role in Kyle XY.
- He also made guest appearances in television serials such as Smallville, Supernatural, Flash Gordon, Stargate Atlantis, and Stargate SG-1.
- He was very close to his mother and often used to shares pictures under his social media platforms with her.
- Before starred in the TV series, ‘Glee’, he suffered a lot for establishing his famed career.
- At present, all is social media accounts are deleted including his Instagram account as well.