Steven Tyler is widely regarded as a living legend. Since achieving fame with his rock band Aerosmith in the 1970s, the multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter have remained active in the music industry over the years. While his career has not been without its problems, Tyler has ultimately achieved resounding success with his band, while pursuing a solo career and other aspirations in the entertainment field, including acting and serving as a long-time judge of America’s Got Talent.
Steven Tyler Bio
Tyler was born Steven Victor Tallarico on 26 March 1948 in Manhattan, New York. He quickly followed in the footsteps of his father, the classical musician Victor A. Tallarico, and began playing the drums as a child. Due to his drumming skills, he played in many rock bands, and his interest in music grew rapidly.
As a teenager, Tyler was given the opportunity to take a photo with Mick Jagger after attending one of his concerts in 1965. The following year he saw a band called Jam Band perform live, so he approached them, and together they formed a band called Aerosmith. The band earned their big breakthrough with their third studio album “Toys in the Attic”, which was released in 1975, and the rest is music history.
Steven Tyler Net Worth
Steve Tyler has made so much money in music thanks to the success of his band Aerosmith. As the main songwriter of the band, Tyler earns the most from the band’s success. There were times when drug addiction forced the band to stop recording, but each time they resurfaced stronger. The band has sold over 150 million albums worldwide, with at least 70 million of those sold in the United States alone.
These numbers make Aerosmith one of the best-selling rock bands of all time. Due to the success of their music, they have earned a lot of money on the streets and sold out concert after concert. Another big contribution to Tyler’s wealth was his appearance on American Idol. All in all, Steven Tyler’s net worth was estimated at over 130 million dollars.
Wife or Girlfriend, Is He Gay?
Steven Tyler has slept with many women in his life. At the time of writing this article, he has been married twice and divorced twice. From 1978 to 1987 he was married to the actress Cyrinda Foxe and from 1988 to 2006 to Terresa Barrick. He has had romantic relationships with Julia Holcomb, Bebe Buell, and Erin Brady, with whom he was from 2006 to 2013.
Tyler’s most recent relationship is with Aimee Preston, who is 40 years old. The couple began their relationship sometime in 2014, and they went public with their romance in 2016 and were seen in public several times packing on their PDA.
They first met in 2012 when Aimee got the job to work as Tyler’s assistant. Aimee, a Denver native with a B.A. in Musical Theater from the Denver School of Arts, has worked as an assistant to big names like Donald Trump and Victoria Beckham. Previously she was married to a talent agent, Scott Shachter.
The official sexual orientation of Steven Tyler is heterosexual. However, the rock star gave many reasons to believe otherwise when he confessed in his telltale memoirs “Does the noise in my head bother you” that he had a rendezvous with the same sex as a teenager. Tyler went into detail that this simply wasn’t his thing but despite his defense, many still choose to believe otherwise.
Steven Tyler has four children by three different women. His four children include three daughters, two of whom (Liz Tyler and Mia Tyler) are very heavily involved in the entertainment industry. Liz Tyler, who was born in 1977 out of his relationship with the model Bebe Buell, is his first child. Buell had originally claimed that Liz was sired by Utopia member Todd Rundgren to protect her daughter from Tyler’s drug problems.
Liz Tyler had begun her showbiz career by following in her mother’s footsteps to become a model before switching to acting. Over the years she has built an impressive resume that includes acclaimed roles in Stealing Beauty (1996), Armageddon (1998), the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001-2003) in which she played the elfin girl, Arwen Undómiel, and The Incredible Hulk (2008), among others. She has three children with two men; British musician Royston Langdon and British sports and entertainment manager David Gardner, whom she married in 2014.
Steve Tyler’s second daughter, Mia Tyler, was born in 1978. Tyler was briefly married to her mother, the model Cyrinda Foxe, who died of a brain tumor in 2002. Mia has enormous success as a fashion designer with a focus on women in plus sizes. She has been featured in the most important fashion magazines from Vogue to Seventeen. She appears occasionally and has appeared on a handful of reality TV shows. Mia was briefly married to ex-Papa Roach drummer Dave Buckner. She has one child.
The lesser-known daughter of Steven Tyler, Chelsea Anna Tallarico, was born on March 6, 1989. Chelsea married actor and musician Jon Foster in 2015.