Steven Gerrard was born as Steven George Gerrard on 30 May 1980 in Whiston, Merseyside, England. He started out playing for hometown team Whiston Juniors, where he was noticed by Liverpool scouts. He joined the youth academy of Liverpool at the age of 9.
Gerrard made his Liverpool first-team debut on 29 November 1998 in a Premier League match against Blackburn Rovers. He replaced Sami Hyypiä as Liverpool captain in October 2003 and went on winning several titles for the team.
Gerrard was selected for the PFA Team of the Year and he was also one of the nominees or the PFA Player of the Year, alongside his international teammate, Frank Lampard.
Gerrard has won 114 caps for his national side England scoring 21 goals being the captain of the team from 2010. He announced his retirement from international football on 21 July 2014.
Gerrad and his wife, Alex Curran, married in a Catholic ceremony in Wymondham on 16 June 2007. He had affair with his girlfriend Alex Curran from a very long time and eventually got married. His wife Alex is an English model, fashion columnist for the Daily Mirror.
There is no rumor about their divorce. Steven and Alex have three daughters, Lilly-Ella (born 23 February 2004), Lexie (born 9 May 2006) and Lourdes (born 2 November 2011). In September 2006, Gerrard published his autobiography, Gerrard: My Autobiography, ghost-written by journalist Henry Winter, which won the Sports Book of the Year honor at the British Book Awards.
On 1 October 2007, Gerrard was involved in a low-speed collision in Southport when the car he was driving hit a ten-year-old cyclist, who had shot into the street and inadvertently crossed Gerrard's path. Councilors of Knowsley voted to make Gerrard a Freeman of the Borough on 13 December 2007, and two weeks later, he was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in her New Year Honours List, for services to sport.
He received an honorary fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on 26 July 2008 as recognition for his contribution to sport.
Gerrard net worth is 60 million and his salary according to his new deal is likely to keep his earnings at their previous level of £140,000 a week.