|Celebrated Name:||Dennis DeYoung|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Dennis DeYoung|
|Age:||73 years old|
|Birth Date:||18 February 1947|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Suzanne Feusi (m. 1970)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Matthew, Carrie Ann)|
|Is Dennis DeYoung Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer, musician, songwriter, and producer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2020|
Dennis DeYoung is a popular musician, singer, songwriter, and producer, who was the founding member for the rock band ‘Styx.’ He is best known in front of the world as a lead vocalist. He was provided more songs than any other Styx member and was band’s most successful writer.
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Early Life & Biography
Dennis DeYoung was born to Maurice and Loraine DeYoung and was brought up from Roseland, Chicago. In 1961, when DeYoung was just 14, he started his career teaming up with two of his neighbor friends Chuck and John Panozzo. In the late 1960s, the trio added two guitarists, James Young and John Curulewski, to their team.
Before becoming Styx in 1970, DeYoung, along with his teammates, renamed their band name as TW4 in 1968. And soon, the band met their success. DeYoung spent his early days at Southern Suburbs of Chicago, where he was taught music as well. During this period, the group used to play at school auditoriums and in different small venues. Soon they achieved national as well as international stardom.
DeYoung is married to his longtime girlfriend, Suzanne Feusi, in 1970. The sweet couple has two children together, son Matthew and daughter, Carrie Ann. They led a very prosperous and happy family. DeYoung is a die heart fan of the Chicago White Sox.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 February 1947, Dennis DeYoung is 73 years old as of today’s date 1st October 2020. His height is 1.77 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Being a self-taught keyboardist, DeYoung rapidly became one of the most valuable keyboard players of rock. DeYoung has described many of his steps while doing a concert along the way through his keyboard playing. After he got fame, he featured in the covers of ‘Contemporary Keyboard Magazine.’ For the 1990 album ‘Edge of the century,’ Styx returned to the studio in 1990.
Deyoung has written a track ‘Show Me The Way’ for his son Matthew, which got numerous radio play and stood at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. DeYoung was featured as an artist on the German Night of the Proms in the year 2008. By performing piano on the song ‘How Deep Is Your Love,’ he accompanied Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees.
In the year 2009, DeYoung, with his band, performed many of Styx’s hits in a free concert at Millennium Park in Chicago. He added many other famous musicians to his bands like Tommy Shaw, James Young, John Blasucci, Craig Carter, Tom Sharpe, and many others. He also included his wife Suzanne to the group for solo works. They all showed their talents in the right way and achieved massive success.
Awards & Achievement
In 2009, DeYoung earned the ‘Great Performer of Illinois Award’ by his native city Chicago. DeYoung’s sound creation dubbed the ‘ARF 2600’ in October 2009. That was given at the opening of The 101 dalmatians Musical it’s World Premiere, in Minneapolis.
He appeared in 2005’s The Perfect Man. He portrayed the character of a lead vocalist, designating his role in his band Styx.
Net Worth & Salary of Dennis DeYoung in 2020
As of October 2020, American rockstar, Dennis DeYoung, has a handsome net worth of $30 million. He has earned this fortune through hard work and dedication towards his career. His earnings include all of his concerts and songs, which he released worldwide.
DeYoung was brought up from Chicago and began his musical career with a band ‘Tradewinds’ in 1963. the group later get renamed itself as TW$ in 1968 and then later eventually Styx. Being a founding member for the rock band ‘Styx,’ he is best known in front of the world as a lead vocalist. He started his band from a very early age with two of his friends from the neighborhood. He has achieved many famous awards as a vocalist from his entire career. He is also a self-grown keyboardist.