|Celebrated Name:||Steve Lukather|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Steven Lee Lukather|
|Age:||65 years old|
|Birth Date:||21 October 1957|
|Birth Place:||San Fernando Valley, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Shawn Batten (m. 2002–2010); Marie Currie (m. 1981 – 1990)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Lily-Rose Lukather, Trevor Lukather)|
|Is Steve Lukather Gay?||No|
|Profession:||Guitarist, singer, songwriter, arranger and record producer,|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$100 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Steve Lukather is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, arranger, and record producer who is popularly known as the founder of the Los Angeles based rock band ‘Toto.’ He has recorded more than 1500 tracks of different genres in his career. He has also collaborated with great musicians such as Michael Jackson, with whom he played guitar in the album “Thriller (1982)”.
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Early Life & Biography
Steve Lukather was born on 21 October 1957, in the city of San Fernando Valley, California. He got the influence playing guitar and keyboard at an early age of seven. His father bought him a Kay acoustic guitar when he was seven only, and he started copying the playing style of the Beatles.
Their album “changed his life” was the most significant influence of his childhood, and George Harrison became his idol. He completed his schooling from Grant High School and met his future band partners David Paich and the Porcaro brothers, with whom he later founded their band “Toto.”
Steve Lukather’s first marriage was with Marie Curie, with whom he got married in 1981. Their relationship was quite unstable, and Steve kept her out of the limelight. They filed a divorce, nine years after their marriage, and broke off in 1990. Still, many of his fans don’t know about Marie Curie or where she is currently.
Then in 2002, Steve got involved with the American actress Shawn Batten, with whom he got married in the same year. They have two children together, named Lily-Rose Lukathera, daughter, Trevor Lukather, son. Their marriage didn’t work out well, too, and got divorced in 2010. Currently, Steve is single.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 21 October 1957, Steve Lukather is 65 years old as of today’s date 27th May 2023. His height is 1.74 m tall, and his weight is 79 kg.
Steve Lukather is the co-founder of the rock band Toto, which he formed along with his school mates David Paich and the Porcaro brothers. Steve was the lead guitarist of the group. Lukather grabbed three Grammy Awards playing for the band, twice as an artist and once as a producer.
Jeff Porcaro was also the well-deserved leader of the group, who influenced him a lot. After Jeff died in 1992, the band was playing without a lead vocalist. Several years passed, but they were unable to find the perfect one. Steve took charge of the vocals and performed most of the tracks like 1992’s Kingdom of Desire and 1995’s Tambu.
Steve was considered one of the most notable guitarists of the 1970s era, after performing in many stage shows of Los Angeles. Also named as the Top 10 guitarist of all time by Gibson Guitar Corporation, which is a well-known guitar manufacturing company.
Some of Steve’s popular solo tracks are “Back on the Road” and “You Went Away.” He also performed with famous singers of the generation like Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson. Some of his hit solo albums are Lukather (1989), Candyman (1994), and Transition (2013).
Awards & Achievements
Considered as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Steve Lukather has won several awards in his career, both playing for his band Toto, and individually. Some of his major achievements are listed below:
- Grammy Award for Best R&B Song(1982)
- Grammy Award for Producer of the Year: Toto (1982)
- Grammy Award for Album of the Year: Toto – Toto IV (1982)
- Grammy Award for Record of the Year: Toto – “Rosanna” (1982)
- Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album(2002)
- Musicians Hall Of Fame (2009)
- Guitar Player Magazine – Lifetime Achievement Award (2015)
Net Worth & Salary of Steve Lukather in 2023
As of 2023, Steve Lukather has gathered a net worth of $100 million. His primary source of income is from playing for his band Toto, and also through releasing solo albums. He has also performed in several live concerts throughout the globe, for which he received a hefty sum of money.
American guitarist and singer Steve Lukather is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time. He started his career after forming the rock band “Toto” with his school mates. They released several blockbuster albums and also performed in live concerts, which made them famous. Steve then became a solo artist and released albums titled Lukather (1989), Candyman (1994), Luke (1997), and Santamental (2003), which were super hit.
And he is a very nice approachable “regular” guy
It’s a bit misleading to state that after Jeff (Porcaro) died, the band was without a lead singer. It implies that Jeff was the lead singer. Jeff was the drummer.
Lukather currently has a girlfriend named Amber Thayer. She was married to KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer.
Luke, is by far my favorite musician. He can play fusion, progressive jazz, progressive rock, hard rock, pop rock and blues. His ballads are also great along with his voice.