Steve Perry is a singer, songwriter and music producer from America. His popularity grew a lot when he began working with “Journey” band. Steve Perry’s debut solo studio album is titled “Street Talk.” Let’s find out more about how much is Steve Perry’s net worth in 2018.
Steve Perry Early Life
Stephen Ray Perry was born on January 22, 1949, in Hanford, California, United States. His father Ray Raymond Perry was one of the owners of KIGS commercial AM radio station as well as a vocalist, and his mother’s name is Mary Quaresma. Both of his parents were Portuguese.
Steve Perry was grown and raised in California. He moved along with his family to Lemoore city in California, where he finished his high schooling. After high school, Steve Perry attended the College of the Sequoias in Visalia city in California. He moved a lot between California cities during his early musical career.
Steve Perry was in a relationship with Sherrie Swafford for like 6 years during the 80s. He is probably single now.
Steve Perry Career
Steve Perry worked with many bands during his time at high schooling. At that time, his mother was always encouraging him to go on and pursue a musical career. Later, Steve Perry moved to Sacramento, California starting a band along with Scott Mathews naming it “Ice.” The band was a mess up because it wasn’t well managed, so they split, and Steve went to Thousand Oaks, California to start another band named “Pieces” along with Tim Bogert, Eddie Tuduri, and Denver Cross. “Pieces” band couldn’t get into a recording deal, so they split. After that, Steve Perry played for another band named “Alien Project,” the band’s bassist Richard Michaels died in a car accident, and then Steve really felt like he should quit.
Steve went back to Lemoore, California with the decision of quitting music. He was receiving calls from the former manager of “Journey” band Walter Herbert, and his mother insisted that he should answer so he did, and his career with “Journey” began. Steve Perry as Journey’s vocalist debut album was released in 1978 titled “Infinity.” He released with the band a total of 9 albums that were successfully ranking on top charts.
For his solo work, Steve Perry debut solo album titled “Street Talk” and it was released in 1984. “For the Love of Strange Medicine” is his second studio album and it was released in 1994, and it was successful as it peaked at 15 on the United States Billboard 200 chart.
Awards & Achievements
Steve Perry has received many award nominations and winnings. He was nominated for 3 Grammy Awards including the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals “When You Love A Woman”, Grammy Award for Album of the Year “We Are The World-USA For Africa/The Album” and the Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal “Don’t Fight It”.
Steve Perry’s albums were ranked on top charts and got eventually certified. He also won many Bay Area Music Awards solo and with his previous band “Journey.”
Net Worth of Steve Perry
The estimated net worth of the singer, songwriter, and music recorder Steve Perry is about to $50 million. He made his 10s of millions from the albums and singles he released with “Journey” band and solo. Steve Perry earned around $2 million from his debut solo album sales “Street Talk,” and somewhere near $600 thousand for “For the Love of Strange Medicine” album sales.
Steve Perry is a very talented singer and musician, who released a total of more than 11 albums solo and with “Journey” band. His debut album with Journey band is titled “Infinity,” and his debut solo album is titled “Street Talk.” Steve Perry is expected to release another album in 2018 as it has been years since his last work.