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Neal Schon

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Date of Birth: 1954 , February-27
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Michael Bivins
Birth Name Michael Lamont Bivins
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Boston, Massachusetts
Ethnicity Mix
Profession Singer
Net Worth $40 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 64 KG
Famous for Singer, rapper
Education N/A
Siblings Chris Pine
Nick Name Michael
Father Gerard Bivins
Mother Shirley Bivins
Waist size 28 in
Chest Size 35 in
Bicep Size 12.5 in
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Affair with Peyton List (2012-2015)
Girlfriend N/A
Awards Not Yet
Salary $ 14 Million
Married Yes
Married to Teasha Bivins
Children 1
Divorce N/A
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
TV Show A Different World
Movies CHiPs '99
Body Measurements 34-24-34
Working For Bell Biv DeVoe
Face Color Mix
Music Group Bell Biv DeVoe
Albums One Love

Quick Timeline of Neal Schon

1954 Born in Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City
1969 Joined Santana
1971 Released the album, Santana III
1973 Formed the band, Journey
1976 Released the second album, Look into the Future
1989 Joined Bad English
1989 Released his first solo album, Late Nite
1976 Married to Tena Austin
1987 Married to Beth Buckley
1993 Married to Dina Gioeli
2001 Married to Amber Kozan
2012 Proposed to Michaele Salahi
2013 Married to Michaele Salahi
1995 Released his second solo album, Beyond the Thunder

Detail Timeline of Neal Schon

February 27 , 1954

Born in Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City

Tall and handsome, Neal was born as Neal Joseph Schon in Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of American to Barbara and Matthew Schon. He is an American and is of German and Italian descent.

1969

Joined Santana

Neal childhood dream was music. It is believed that he has been playing guitar since he was five. As a talented teenager, he joined Latin rock band Santana when he was just 15. He was also pressured to join Derek and the Dominos but he preferred Santana. 

1971

Released the album, Santana III

After he joined Santana in 1969, he began working on their third album. He played an important in their third album, Santana III which was released in September 1971. He then joined American Latin rock/jazz fusion group, Azteca.

1973

Formed the band, Journey

After playing for Azteca for several years, he went on to form the musical band, Journey. In 1973, he joined American rock band Journey and their debut album, Journey was released in 1st of April 1975.

January 1 , 1976

Released the second album, Look into the Future

With the success of their debut album, Journey began working on their second album and they finally released their second album under the title, Look into the Future on 1st of January 1976. Their third album Next was released with the start of 1977.

 

1989

Joined Bad English

During the late 1980s, he joined American/British hard rock super group Bad English and their self titled debut album, Bad English was released on 26th of June 1989. Their second and their last album, Backlash was released in August 1991.

1989

Released his first solo album, Late Nite

Besides being one of the musical members of the band Bad English, he was also working on his solo career in the late 1980s. His debut solo album, Late Nite was released in 1989. Some of the songs of this album were hit at that time. 

December 29 , 1976

Married to Tena Austin

On 29th of December 1976, Neal got married to Tena Austin. Tena Austin is an actress and she has also established herself as a makeup artist. They got divorced after being married for several years. The actual date when they got divorced is unknown. 

September 20 , 1987

Married to Beth Buckley

On 20th of September 1987, Neal got married to Beth Buckley. As a married couple, they became parents of two sweet children. This married life also got dissolved some years later. The reason why they got divorced is unknown.

1993

Married to Dina Gioeli

He remained single for several years after his second married life got dissolved. In 1993, Neal got married for the third time in his life and that was with Dina Gioeli. Dina Gioeli is a sweet lady and a lovely house wife. They also gave birth to a child together.

April 29 , 2001

Married to Amber Kozan

On 29th of April 2001, Neal got married to Amber Kozan after being in love with her for several months. As a married couple, they also became parents twice but this married life also got dissolved in 2008.

October 14 , 2012

Proposed to Michaele Salahi

At the end of 2011, Neal announced that he is seeing Michaele Salahi. Michaele Salahi is a model and a socialist. She is also known for crashing a White House state dinner. After being in love for several years, he proposed her on 14th of October 2012. 

December 15 , 2013

Married to Michaele Salahi

He proposed Michaele Salahi at the end of 2012 offering her an oval 11.42 carat diamond engagement ring. She accepted this proposal and they finally got married on 15th of December 2013. They are still married and are living the happy married life.

March 30 , 1995

Released his second solo album, Beyond the Thunder

After the success of his debut solo album, he got inspired to work on his second solo album. His second album was released half a decade later. It was released under the title, Beyond the Thunder on 30th of March 1995.

Content

Neal Schon was born as Neal Joseph Schon on 27 February 1954, in Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, the United States. He was born to Amercian parents father Matthew and mother Barbara Schon. He first picked up the guitar at "around the age of five, a quick learner.

As a talented teenager, he joined Latin rock band, Santana, when he was just 15. He played an important in their third album, Santana III which was released in September 1971. Schon has said he was asked by Eric Clapton to join Derek and the Dominos, but that he joined Santana instead.

He was influenced by guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana, and B.B King. He further joined the foined American rock band Journey in 1973, and their debut album, Journey was released in 1st of April 1975.

During the late 1980s, he joined American/British hard rock supergroup Bad English and their self-titled debut album, Bad English was released on 26th of June 1989. chon was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Journey on April 7, 2017.

Talking about his personal life, Neal Schon has tied his knots five times till the date. On 29th of December 1976, Neal got married to Tena Austin. Tena Austin is an actress and a makeup artist. Unfortunately, the couple got divorced after being married for several years.

On 20th of September 1987, Neal got married to his second wife Beth Buckley. As a married couple, they became parents of two children. This married life also got divorced some years later.

In 1993, Neal got married for the third time with Dina Gioeli. Dina Gioeli is a sweet lady and a lovely housewife. They also gave birth to a child together and further got separated.

On 29th of April 2001, Neal got married to his fourth wife Amber Kozan after being in love with her for several months. As a married couple, they also became parents twice but this married life also got dissolved in 2008.

At the end of 2011, Neal announced that he was dating Michaele Salahi. Michaele Salahi is a model and a socialist. She is also known for crashing a White House state dinner.

After being in love affair for several years, he proposed her on 14th of October 2012. After around a year of their engagement, the couple finally got married on the 15th of December 2013. They are still married and are living a happy married life.

The 64 years old musician, Neal Schon' net worth in 2018 is around $40 million, including all of his properties and earnings. Neal has earned over $34 million alone from his album sales and concerts.