Rod Steward Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career.
Rod Steward Net Worth – Sir Roderick David Steward is a British rock singer and songwriter. His evergreen songs include ‘Tonight’s The Night’, ‘You Wear It Well’, ‘You’re In My Heart’, ‘The Killing of Georgie,’ ‘Maggie May,’ etc. Similarly, he is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. As he has sold over a million records worldwide. Moreover, he was listed as No. 17 by the Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists.
Early Life, Family and Education:
He was born on 10th January 1945 in Highgate, London, England. He was the son of Robert Joseph Steward and Elsie Rebecca Gilbart. His parents have five children among them he is the youngest. Similarly, his father was a very big football fan and a player who played in a local amateur team as well as managed some teams.
His parents married in 1928 and gave birth to two sons and daughter. Furthermore, his parents were also very fond of singing and playing Al Jolson’s songs.
Later after eight years gap, he was born during World War II. His nationality is English whereas his ethnicity is mixed i.e. Scottish-English. His siblings are Robert Stewart, Mary Stewart, Peggy Stewart, and Don Stewart.
Talking about his education, he had an undistinguished record at Highgate Primary School and failed the eleven plus exam. Similarly, he attended the William Grimshaw Secondary Modern School.
He was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in the year 200. So, he underwent surgery in the same month. Similarly, he suffered from a benign vocal cord nodule. Being a major health scare, the resulting surgery also threatened his voice.
Due to which he had to re-learn how to sing. As a result of all those, he has been active in raising funds for The City of Hope Foundation charity to find cures for all forms of cancer, especially those affecting children.
Sir Rod Stewart has married three times. His first marriage was with Alana Stewart who was a model and actress. He gave birth to two children Kimberly Alana Stewart (1979) and Sean Roderick Stewart(1980). His daughter Kimberly gave birth to Delilah Genoveva.
His second marriage was with model Rachel Hunter. They gave birth to Renee Cecili Stewart(1992) and Liam McAlister Stewart(1994). They separated in 1999 and divorced in 2006.
Now his third marriage was with model Penny Lancaster Stewart with whom he has two children. They are Alastair Wallace Stewart(2005) and Aiden Patrick Stewart(2011). They date in 1999 and married in 2007.
Other than them he has two more children. One with Susannah Boffey named Sarah Streeter(1963) and another with Kelly Emberg named Ruby Stewart(1987). Some other girls he dated are Jennie Rylance, Dee Harrington, and Britt Ekland.
|Height||5 ft 11 in / 178 cm|
|Weight||165 lb / 75 kg|
Now talking about his career, he has had six consecutive number one album in the UK and his tally of 62 UK hit singles includes 31 that reached the top ten, six of which gained the #1 position. Similarly, he has had 16 top ten singles in the US with four reaching #1 position.
Also, he came to prominence in the late 1960s and the early 1970s with The Jeff Beck Group, and then with Faces with his distinctive singing voice.
In the year 1963, he joined The Dimensions as a harmonica player and part-time vocalist. Later in 1964, he joined Long John Baldry and the All Stars. In August, he signed a solo contract, releasing his first single Good Morning Little Schoolgirl. He also released a solo album An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You down.
His career from the 1970s to 1990s took a new wave or soft rock/middle-of-the-road quality. In early 2000, he released series of successful albums interpreting the Great American Songbook. In the year 1994, he staged the largest free rock concert in history when he performed in front of 3.5 million people in Rio de Janeiro.
Sir Rod Stewart has won many awards which include, Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music in 1993. Similarly, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994. Also, he received the first-ever Diamond Award from the World Music Award for over 100 million records sold worldwide, 2001.
Likewise, he won Legend Award, Grammy Award for Traditional Pop Vocal Album, and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Additionally, he has won UK Music Hall of Fame, James Brown, and 2007 New Year Honours. Further, he has also won Knight Bachelor 2016 Birthday Honours, ASCAP Founder Award and JRock and Roll Hall of Fame award in the year 2012.
Talking about his net worth, he has £183 million net worth. He earned a huge amount of money from his career. he is estimated to be the 20 wealthiest people in the British music industry.