How much is Steven Tyler worth? $130 Million
How did Steven Tyler earn his money and wealth?
Steven Tyler is known as one of the most flamboyant musicians in the industry. He is not only a singer but also a songwriter, actor and TV personality. Steven Tyler’s real name is Steven Victor Tallarico and he was born on March 26, 1948, in Manhattan, New York. Tyler is the lead singer of the band, Aerosmith and is well known as the “Demon of Screamin’”.
Tyler along with his friends decided to form a band in 1970 and moved to Boston form their band “Aerosmith”. They signed a record deal with Columbia Records in 1972 and released “Aerosmith” (1973), their debut album. “Dream On” (1973) was one of their first hits from their debut album. They followed it with another album “Get Your Wings” (1974). They released most albums through the years such as “toys in the Attic” (1975) and “Rocks” (1976). “Sweet Emotion” (1976) became their first top-40 hit and “Walk This Way” (1975) went on to be a top-10 hit. Aerosmith and Steven Tyler became a known band nationally as well as internationally. Steven Tyler graced the cover of rock magazine “Rolling Stones” in 1976. Aerosmith followed up their new fame and recognition with another album titled “Draw the Line” (19 77) and many live rock shows all around the world.
Steven Tyler and his bandmates also ventured into acting when they starred in “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (1978) as the Future Village Band. Aerosmith broke up but reunited in 1984 when they went on a reunion tour “Back in the Saddle Tour” and released a new album “Done with Mirrors” (1985). They changed their sound after 1986 and released a hit album “Permanent Vacation” (1987) which included three hits “Angel”, “Dude (Looks Like a Lady)” and “Rag Doll”. They followed it with another album “Pump” (1989). Aerosmith went on to achieve many firsts such as being the first band to be featured in “The Simpsons” (1991). They released “Pandora’s Box” ((1991) and “Get a Grip” (1993). They followed it up with “Nine Lives” (1997) which included the hit single “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” (1998) written for the sci-fi film “Armageddon” (1998). “Just Push Play” was the next album that followed in 2001 and it featured another hit “Jaded” (2000).
Tyler quit Aerosmith to pursue a solo career and his first solo project was “Love Lives” (2010) for the movie “Space Battleship Yamato” (2010). He also became a judge in the famous singing talent show “American Idol” in 2011. He released his autobiography “Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?” (2011) and also released a new single “(It) Feels So Good”.
Tyler and Aerosmith joined together and released another album “Music From Another Dimension!” (2012) which included the single “Legendary Child”. Tyler released “We’re All Somebody from Somewhere” (2016) his first solo studio album.
What are the highest selling music albums of Steven Tyler?
- Toys in the Attic (1975): $8,000,000
- Pump (1989): $7,000,000
- Get a Grip (1993): $7,000,000
- Permanent Vacation (1987): $5,000,000
- Rocks (1976): $4,000,000
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