|Steve Stevens Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||May 5, 1959|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Steve Stevens is an American guitarist, musician, performer, songwriter, composer, producer, and television personality who is best known as Billy Idol‘s guitarist and songwriting collaborator. He also garnered critical acclaim for his lead guitar work on the theme to the 1986 action drama film Top Gun – “Top Gun Anthem” – for which he won a Grammy in the “Best Pop Instrumental Performance” category in 1987. His discography consists of albums such as Atomic Playboys, Flamenco a Go-Go, Memory Crash, and Akai Guitar Sample Collection. Moreover, Steve Stevens has also worked with Ric Ocasek, Jerusalem Slim, Vince Neil, Kyosuke Himuro, Bozzio Levin Stevens, and Deadland Ritual.
Steven Bruce Schneider
New York City, New York, United States
Guitarist, Musician, Performer, Songwriter, Composer, Producer, Television Personality
Steve Stevens has been signed with Boxes & More, West Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
He is also managed by his wife Josie Stevens.
Hard Rock, Glam Metal, Heavy Metal, Instrumental Rock
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth has been $45 Million.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
67 kg or 147.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Steve Stevens has dated –
- Marlene Passaro – He was married to Marlene Passaro but the marriage ended in divorce several years later.
- Josie Stevens (2000-Present) – He started going out with model, stylist, reality television personality, host, and fashion designer Josie Stevens in the year 2000. In December 2008, the couple got married. Alongside her husband Steve Stevens, Josie has also worked with a number of other artists which include the likes of Deadland Ritual, Duff Mckagen’s Loaded, In this Moment, Opiate for the Masses, Blessed by a Broken Heart, photographer Hristo Shindov, Playboy Playmates, and Showtime/Cinemax.
Race / Ethnicity
- Pierced lip
Steve Stevens Facts
- He was 7 years old when he first picked up a guitar.
- In 1989, Steve Stevens released his debut studio album titled Atomic Playboys and its tracklist included songs like Power of Suggestion, Desperate Heart, Soul on Ice, Atomic Playboys, Crackdown, Pet the Hot Kitty, Woman of 1,000 Years, Slipping into Fiction, and others. The album peaked at #119 on the Billboard 200 chart.
- The title song from the album Atomic Playboys was used by Australian television network The Nine Network for the closing credits of their Formula One coverage throughout the early 1990s.
- His 2nd album Flamenco a Go-Go was released in 2000 and it consists of songs like Flamenco A Go-Go, Velvet Cage, Our Man In Istanbul, Dementia, Letter To A Memory, Cinecitta, Riviera, Feminova, Twilight In Your Hands, Hanina (ft. Faudel), and Jazz…An Evil Power (Japanese Edition Bonus Track). AllMusic gave the album a positive review, calling it a “wonderful surprise”, by “one of the finest guitarists of the past 20 years”, adding that it will catch listeners “off guard”, with dance record overtones and rhythms that will “grab every listener”.
- On January 29, 2008, Steve Stevens released his 3rd studio album titled Memory Crash via Magna Carta Records which described the album as, “…an electro-centric sonic tour de force… No gimmicks. No over-the-top production. No compromising… Just Steve Stevens, his guitar, and his beloved effects…”. Its tracklist included Hellcats Take the Highway, Heavy Horizon, Cherry Vanilla, Water on Ares, Joshua Light Show, Small Arms Fire, and others.
- He inspired the picture of the snake-haired cyborg holding the guitar on the “Atomic Playboys” cover.
- With Billy Idol, Steve Stevens worked on several projects including Billy Idol (1982), Rebel Yell (1983), Whiplash Smile (1986), Devil’s Playground (2005), Kings & Queens of the Underground (2014), The Roadside (2021), and The Cage (2022).
- With Japanese musician Kyosuke Himuro, he worked on projects such as I·De·A (1997), The One Night Stands Live (1998), Mellow (2000), Beat Haze Odyssey (2000), and Follow the Wind (2003).
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