In the entertainment industry, there are a lot of talented people who affect everything. Maybe the most significant people are the ones who are working in the background. Being a publicist is a responsible job in the industry. Vicky Karayiannis is one of those persons who work in the background.
She is known as a publicist. During her career, she worked with a lot of celebrities. She is also known as a widow of Chris Cornell, who was a famous musician. After the marriage with the musician, she got most of the fame.
Keep reading the article, and you will learn a lot of interesting facts about the publicists.
Vicky Karayiannis was born on the 13th of August 1987. Her mother is Toni Karayiannis, and the name of her father is not revealed yet. She grew up with one sibling, a brother Nicholas. Currently, Nicholas is a DJ in New York. In her childhood, her family had a restaurant that they were running together. They are all Christians and part of the Greek Orthodox Church.
There is no information about her educational background, but we can assume that she finished college.
Vicky is known as a publicist and a philanthropist. In 2012 she made the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation together with the husband. The purpose of this organization is to support children that survived abuse or poverty.
Even after her husband died, she continued to run the organization.
Currently, she lives in Paris, where she works as a publicist with a lot of celebrities.
Marriage with Chris Cornell
Chris and Vicky met in 2013 in Paris. At the moment the couple met, Chris was on tour with the band Audioslave. Soon after they met, Cornell decided to propose which he did with a ring from the jeweler Harry Winston. In the following year, they tied a knot. They have two kids together, a daughter Toni and a son Christopher Nicolas. The couple lived in a happy marriage until 2017.
Unfortunately, Chris Cornell found dead in his room in the Detroit Hotel. After the investigation, it was declared that he committed suicide. However, Vicky said that her husband wouldn’t do such a thing, so she sued his doctor for prescribing the wrong medicine.
The last person that talked to Chris was her wife, and she said that she didn’t notice anything weird.
Vicky Karayiannis Net Worth 2020
After the death of her husband, she received all of his wealth. As of 2020, Vicky Karayiannis has an estimated net worth of $60 million.