Steve Perry Biography


Steve Perry

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Birth Name: Steve Perry
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Age:   69 Years
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Born to an American parent, Steve Perry is a refreshing face and an undeniable talent in the Hollywood. The 68-year-old singer and producer rose to stardom as the lead singer of the rock band, "Journey." He was born on January 22, 1949, in Hanford, Calfornia, to father, Raymond Perry, a vocalist, and co-owner of the radio station "KNGS" and mother, Mary Quaresma. Steve graduated from College of the Sequoias, in Visalia, California. When Steve was 12 years, he listened Sam Cooke's song, Cupid" that inspired him to sing.

Steve Perry began his career as a lead vocalist in Journey's album, Infinity, in 1978. After that, he released another album, Evolution, in 1979. His other albums as a vocalist of the band, Journey includes Departure, Dream, After Dream, Captured, Escape, that reached (No. 1 on the Billboard chart), Frontiers, Raised on Radio, and Trial By Fire.

During his tenure at Journey, Steve also sang as a back vocalist on numerous songs for the singer, Sammy Hager including The Iceman, and Run For Your Life. Besides, he also worked with several musicians such as Sheena Easton, Clannad, and Jon Bon Joviwho once dated Diane Lane Dishes.

Steve solo album, Against the wall, was released in 1988. Similarly, his second solo album, For the Love of Strange Medicine, was released in the year 1994. This album was partly successful because of the strange medicine world tour. 

After that, Steve released an album, Trial by Fire, which was the tenth album of Journey band in 1996. This album became the huge success, and enter the Billboard charts at no3In 2005, he co-produced an album, A Brand New Start, which was sung by David Pack, a singer from Ambrosia band

Later in December 2015, Steve announced that he is going to release a new album in 2016. Again, in April 2017, he told that the new album would be released until the last month of this year; however, the album is yet to release.

After a long year, on April 7, 2017, Steve inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which was held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, alongside his ex-bandmates of Journey.

Steve Perry is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Steve started dating his girlfriend, Sherrie Swafford in 1980. The couple didn't change their affair into marriage and they broke up in 1986. Since then, he has never been in any relationship.

American singer and producer Steve Perry's estimated net worth is estimated to be $45 million. As per some online sources, he is not only famous but he is wealthy. In his almost four-decade-long singing career, he released various albums like Trial by fire,  Dream, After Dream, Captured, Escape, Frontiers, Raised on Radio, and Trial By Fire from which he must have collected well.

Steve is not only a singer but also the co-producer and songs writer. He co-produced an album, A Brand New Start, sang by David Pack. This album has made him good money.

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Born in United States

1949 22nd of January

Steve was born in Hanford, Calfornia, to father Raymond Perry, a vocalist, and co-owner of the radio station, KNGS and mother, Mary Quaresma. He graduated from College of the Sequoias, in Visalia, California. 

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Started dating Sherrie Swaford

1980

Steve started dating his girlfriend Sherrie Swafford in 1980. The couple couldn't change their affair into marriage and they were in a relationship only for six years.

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Released Album Trial by Fire

1996

Steve released an album, Trial by Fire, which was the tenth album of Journey band in 1996. This album became a huge success, and enter the Billboard charts at no. 3.

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Appeared at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2017

After a long-time, Steve inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which was held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, alongside with his ex-bandmates of Journey.

 

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Total Net worth

2018

American singer and producer Steve Perry's estimated net worth is around $45 million. As per some online sources, he is not only famous but he is wealthy. 

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