Steven Van Zandt Bio

(Musician, Songwriter, Actor, producer, Host, Activist)

Relationship Statistics of Steven Van Zandt

What is Steven Van Zandt marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Steven Van Zandt get married ? (married date):December 31, 1982
Is Steven Van Zandt having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Steven Van Zandt gay ?: No
Who is Steven Van Zandt wife ? (name):Maureen Van Zandt
Maureen Van Zandt

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Van Zandt is married to actress Maureen Van Zandt (née Santoro), who portrayed his wife Gabriella Dante in Tv series The Sopranos.

Wedding Details

They got married on December 31, 1982, in New York City. Bruce Springsteen was the best man at the ceremony. Singer Percy Sledge sang his classic  When a Man Loves a Woman” at the reception.

Who is Steven Van Zandt?

Steven Van Zandt is an American musician, songwriter, producer, actor, host, and activist know with nicknames Little seven or Miami Steven. He is a member of Bruce Springsteen‘s E-Street band and also has his own solo bands Little Steven and The Disciples of Soul. He is well known for his roles as Silvio Dante on The Sopranos (1999–2007) and Frank Tagliano on Lilyhammer (2012–2014).

Early Life

Steven Van Zandt was born on 22 November 1950 in Massachusetts, United States. His mother Mary Lento remarried in 1957 and he took the last name of his step-father William Brewster Van Zandt. He has half-sister, Kathi who is a writer and half-brother Billy Van Zandt who is an actor, producer, and songwriter.

He went to Middletown High School but was kicked out due to long hair. In order to make his disappointed mother happy, he joined the school again and graduated in 1986.

Career in Music Band

He founded bands like “Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes”, “The Miami Horns”. He produced the first three albums and wrote the bulk of songs for “Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes” bringing success to the band. On 20th July 1975, Steven official joined the E Street Band as lead guitarist. Unfortunately, he left the E Street Band in 1984 but still appeared as a special guest in some concerts and music videos. Later in life, he rejoined the band when it was reformed.

Steven Van Zandt as songwriter and producer

He wrote tons of hit songs like ”I don’t Want to Go home”, ”While You were looking at me”, ”I am Patriot”, ”Amnesty is Granted”, ”Baby Please don’t go” to name few. In addition, he wrote and produced ”All Alone in the Christmas” soundtrack for film Home Alone 2.

He produced records and albums like Heart of Stone, Gary Us Bonds, The River, Born in the USA, Hungry Heart, and Spirit of Love.

His first debut album is Men Without Women and other solo albums are Voice of America, Freedom-No Compromise, Revolution all have political concepts. His songs were featured in his Tv series The Sopranos and Lilyhammer.

Career in acting and hosting

In 1999, he appeared in his first show The Sopranos. He starred on the soap opera, “Hotel Cæsar”. He was also the part of “Skalvan” which is the biggest talk show of Scandinavia. During the same time, he wrote, produced and appeared in another TV series, Lilyhammer.

He was also the part of “Skalvan” which is the biggest talk show of Scandinavia and also hosted a radio show, “Little Steven’s Underground Garage”. Steven worked as a program director of two radio channels, “Underground Garage” and “Outlaw Country”.

Steven Van Zandt as Philanthropher

He won the “Big Man of the Year” award in 2013 for his contribution to the charitable organization, Little Kids Rock. Steven Van Zandt founded Sun City to spread awareness about the apartheid policy in South Africa. He also established ”The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation” and “TeachRock” in order to help people in different aspects.

What is Steven Van Zandt’s Net Worth?

The net worth of Steven Van Zandt is around $90 million. He has made millions of dollars from music, acting, films, and brand endorsements.

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