Steve Winwood Biography

Updated On Jan 27, 2019 Published On Sep 01, 2015
Facts of Steve Winwood
Date of Birth: 1948 , May-12
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Daryn Kagan
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Santa Barbara, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Broadcaster
Weight in KG 81 kg
Married N/A
Married to Maui Chapman (m. 1995–2005)
Children 3
Education Stanford University
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
TV Show CNN Live Today, American Morning
Net Worth $ 1000
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements N/A
Birth Name Daryn A. Kagan
Father Duane Chapman
Mother La fonda Sue Honeycutt
Working For Television
Face Color White
Famous for Journalist
Divorce Yes
Awards Songwriter of the Year
Breast Size 36A
Waist size 27
Hip Size 34
Salary $ 750 hundred
Tattoo(s) Not Available
Religion Jewish
Neck Size 8.7
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Movies : A Brief History of Time, Hawking, Beyond the Horizon, Fate of the Universe
Sisters Vickie Lynn Swayze
Siblings Lyssa Chapman, Duane Lee Chapman, II
Girlfriend Amber Smith
Music Group 3LW
Nick Name Chris
Affair with N/A
Albums Never Lose Sight
Chest Size Unknown
Boyfriend John Andersson
Special Title Miss January 1999
Books Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities
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Stephen Lawrence Winwood who is professionally known as Steve Winwood is a famous English musician. His musical genres are rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz. He has played for many bands like Traffic, Go, The Spencer Davis Group, Ginger Baker's Air Force, and many others.

Steve Winwood's Early Life And Education

Steve Winwood was born Stephen Lawrence Winwood on May 12, 1948, and is 70 years old as of early 2019. He was born in Handsworth, West Midlands of United Kingdom. His father was also a semi-professional musician.

When he was just eight years old, he along with his father, Lawrence, and older brother, Muff, performed in Ron Atkinson Band. Steve is multi-instrumentalist as he can play drums, guitar, violin, keyboards, mandolin, and bass guitar. He is of English nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Steve Winwood's Career

Steve Winwood joined The Spencer Davis Group in 1963 when he was just fourteen years old. Keep On Running is their first song which they release at the end of 1965. He left the band in 1967 and worked with Eric Clapton for some years.

Later in 1969, he was recruited by Traffic. His career reached in the new height with Traffic band. He was also the member of Blind Faith, Ginger Baker’s Air Force, and Go.

He is two times Grammy Awards winner and also honored as BMI. 

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Steve Winwood's Personal Life

Steve Winwood has been married twice and divorced once. In his young age, he was always on the headlines for his dating life and affairs rather than for his professional career.

He married Nicole Weir in 1978, but later in 1986, the couple got divorced. Just a year after divorcing the first wife, he then got married to his current wife Eugenia Crafton in 1987. The pair has four children together.

Steve Winwood's Net Worth

Steve Windwood's exact figure of net worth has not been disclosed till the date. Some sources claim that his net worth is around $15 million, whereas some claim it as $60 million. 

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Born in Handsworth, West Midlands

May 12 , 1948

Winwood was born in Handsworth, West Midlands of United Kingdom. His father was also semi professional musician. When he was just eight years old, He along with his father, Lawrence, and older brother, muff, performed in Ron Atkinson Band.

Ranked Winwood 100 Greatest Singers of All Time

2008

Steve is a singer and also multi instrumentalist as he can play drums, guitar, violin, keyboards, mandolin and bass guitar and his musical genres are rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz.In 2008 Rolling stone, place Winwood at 33 in its 100 greatest singer of all time.

married to Nicole Weir

1978

Steve Winwood has been married twice. In his young age, He was always the headlines of news due to his affairs and dating. He married Nicole Weir in 1978. Nicole weir was a background vocal artist who also worked in some of Winwood early solo works.

Divorced to Nicole Weir

1986

Steve Winwood has been married twice. In his young age, He was always the headlines of news due to his affairs and dating. He married Nicole Weir in 1978 but later on 1986, the couple decided to divorce. They remained as couple for eight years.

Married to Eugenia Crafton

1987

Stephen Lawrence "Steve" Winwood married his current spouse Eugenia Crafton in 1987 and is happy together. They have four children all together. He married her after one year of his former divorce. They live now in Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England.

 

 

Joined to Spencer Davis Group

1963

Winwood joined the Spencer Davis Group in 1963 when he was just fourteen years old. Keep On Running is their first song which they release at the end of 1965. His older brother, Muff, was also with him. He also co-wrote and recorded other songs.

left Spencer Davis Group

1967

Keep on Running is their first song which they release at the end of 1965. He left the band in 1967 and worked with Eric Clapton some time. He also co-wrote and record "Gimme Some Lovin'" and "I'm a Man" hit songs.