Steven Tyler Net Worth 2020 Biography, Career and Achievement
Steven Tyler is widely considered as a living legend. Since rising to fame with his rock band Aerosmith in the 1970s, the multi-instrumentalist, and singer-songwriter has remained active in the music industry over the years.
Tyler was born on March 26, 1948, in Manhattan, New York as Steven Victor Tallarico. He quickly followed in the footsteps of his classical musician father, Victor A. Tallarico and began playing drums as a kid. His drumming skills saw him play with many rock bands and his interest in music grew rapidly.
As a teenager, Tyler got the chance to take a photo with Mick Jagger after attending one of his concerts in 1965. The following year, he watched a band named Jam Band perform live after which he approached them and together they formed a band called Aerosmith.
The band earned their big break with their third studio album, “Toys in the Attic” released in 1975, and the rest is music history. Steven Tyler has romanced many women in his lifetime. As at the time of this writing, he has been married and divorced twice.
He was married to actress Cyrinda Foxe from 1978 to 1987 and Terresa Barrick from 1988 to 2006. He has had romantic relationships with Julia Holcomb, Bebe Buell, and Erin Brady whom he was with from 2006 to 2013.
Tyler’s most recent relationship is with Aimee Preston who is 40 years old his junior. The pair began dating sometime in 2014. They went public with their romance in 2016 and have been spotted numerous times in public packing on the PDA.
They initially met in 2012 when Aimee got the job to work as Tyler’s assistant. Aimee, a Denver native who holds a B.A in Musical Theater from the Denver School of Arts has worked as an assistant for big names like Donald Trump, and Victoria Beckham. She was previously married to a talent agent, Scott Shachter.
Steven Tyler’s official sexual orientation is straight. However, the rock-star gave many reasons to believe otherwise when in his tell-all memoir, “Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?” he confessed to having had a tryst with the same sex as a youth.
With a classical musician for a father, Tyler’s interest in music began strong and early. Along with fellow musicians and friends, Tyler formed the band Aerosmith in 1969, becoming the frontman and lead singer, and 1972 Aerosmith was signed with Columbia Records.
Along with Aerosmith, Tyler has released fourteen studio albums, nine of which reached platinum or multi-platinum certification. Eight singles have achieved spots in the top ten on the US Billboard 100, with the 1998 single I don’t want to miss a thing reaching the coveted #1 position.
Among the awards Aerosmith has garnered over the years are seven American Music Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, four Grammy Awards, and ten MTV Video Music Awards. Aerosmith received further stardom with their induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a performance at Super Bowl XXXV.
Tyler is also well known for his collaborative efforts with other music artists such as Run D.M.C (Walk this Way remake), Alice Cooper, Pink, Eminem (for The Eminem Show, which has sold over 19 million copies worldwide) and world-renowned trumpeter Chris Botti.
Tyler has made several film and television appearances, notably Wayne’s World 2, The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live, and Two and a half Men. Tyler merged creative design efforts with inventor/engineer Mark Dirico and launched Dirico Motorcycles in 2007.
Steve Tyler has made so much money from music thanks to the success of his band Aerosmith. As the major songwriter of the band, Tyler earns the most from the band’s success.
There were periods when drug addiction forced the band to stop recording but each time they re-emerged stronger. The band has sold over 150 million albums worldwide, with at least 70 million sold in the United States alone.
With those numbers, Aerosmith is among the best-selling rock bands of all time. The success of their music has seen them earn substantially on the road selling out concerts after concerts. Another big contributor to Tyler’s wealth was his gig with American Idol. All that said, Steven Tyler’s net worth has been estimated at over $130 million.