Neal Schon
Neal Schon
Celebrated Name: Neal Schon
Real Name/Full Name: Neal Joseph Schon
Gender: Male
Age: 70 years old
Birth Date: 27 February 1954
Birth Place: Tinker Air Force Base
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 64 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Michaele Schon (m. 2013), Amber Kozan (m. 2001–2008), Dina Gioeli (m. 1993–1999), Beth Buckley (m. 1987–1992), Tena Austin (m. 1976–1986)
Children: Yes (Miles Schon, Aja Schon, Sophia Schon, Sarah Schon, Elizabeth Schon)
Profession: American rock guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist
Net Worth in 2024: $45 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Neal Schon is a legendary rock guitarist of America who is also a vocalist and songwriter. He worked with the bands Bad English and Journey. He participated in every album and tour of Journey. He is the last original member. He was also the member of Hardline and Santana.

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Early Life

Neal Schon was born on 27th February in 1957. He is from Oklahoma. His ancestors were German. He is the son of Mathew Schon and Barbara Schon. He first picked up a guitar at the age of 5. He was a quick learner. He joined Santana at 15. He performed in the albums Caravanserai and Santana III.

Before forming the band journey, he played in Azteca too. He took inspiration from 1960s soul singers, such as Gladys Knight and Aretha Franklin. His favorite guitarists were Jimy Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Carlos Santana.

Personal Life

In the year of 2011, Schon confirmed that he is in a serious relationship with an American television personality Michaele Salahi. She became famous when, in 2009, she crashed a White House Dinner, which was thrown in honor of Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India.

She appeared on the show ‘Real Housewives.’ She left her husband, Tareq Salahi, to take up with Neal Schon. At the Lyric Opera House of Baltimore, Schon proposed to her on the stage during a charity concert. He proposed her with an 11.42-carat diamond ring. It was his fifth marriage. They got married in 2015 on 15th December.

Their wedding took place in the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. First, he got married to Tena Austen. The second time he married Beth Buckley in 1987. Third, he married Dina Gioeli in 1993. He married Amber Kozan in 2001.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 27 February 1954, Neal Schon is 70 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 64 kg.


His famous band Journey was formed in 1973. The journey has 14 studio albums. Steve Perry was the lead vocalist of the band. He collaborated with Sammy Hagar, Jan Hammer, and Paul Rogers in many short-term projects. He started playing first with acoustic Stella Guitar.

He has five solo albums. He has two albums with the band Bad English. In two albums, Untold Pasion and Here to Stay, he collaborated with keyboardist Jan Hammer. He has one album with HSAS titled Through the Fire. He made guest appearances on many music videos.

Awards & Achievements

He was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Oklahoma Music. He was nominated for Grammy Awards twice. At Oklahoma BOK Center, Neal Schon was awarded a proclamation by Mayor G. T Bynum. He declared 5th June as “Neal Schon Day.” He won BAMMIES three times, in 1986, 1984, and 1978, in the category of Outstanding Guitarist. Most of Journey’s albums were considered as platinum by RIAA. In 2017 his band Journey was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Net Worth & Salary of Neal Schon in 2024

Neal Schon Net Worth
Neal Schon Net Worth

As of May 2024, The famous guitarist, Journey’s lead guitarist, has a net worth of $45 million. He accumulated the chunk of his net worth from his live shows with the bands and the record sales of the albums by the bands. In 2011 he earned $110,000 from Journey’s rock album Eclipse.


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