|Real Name/Full Name:
|88 years old
|8th July 1935
|New York City, U.S.
|5 feet 4 inch
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (David Nessim and Michael Robert)
|Is Steve Lawrence Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Born Sidney Liebowitz, Steve Lawrence is a well- known solo artist, and as part of a duo with his wife Aydie Gorme. Steve is also a song writer, and a producer. He is best known for his chart-topping hits in the 50’s and his acting career.
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Early Life & Biography
Steve was born in the Brownsville, Brooklyn on 8th July 1935. His birth name is Sidney Liebowitz. He was born toJewish parents Max Liebowitz and Hellen. Max is a housepainter and a cantor. As a child , Steve first showed his talent for singing at synagogue.
When he reached teen years, he studied music and also how to play piano and saxophone. At the same time, he started writing and arranging songs. When he joined Thomas Jefferson high school, Steve went back to singing and due to his seriousness about his career, he took singing lessons.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 8 July 1935, Steve Lawrence is 88 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. His height is 5 feet 4inch tall, and weight is 80 kg.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Not much is said about his personal life though it is known that Steve got married to Ayde Gorme at the El Rancho Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1957. The couple had two sons together: David Nessim Lawrence and Michael Robert Lawrence.
David was a composer and is well known to have composed the Score for High School Musical. It is so unfortunate for a parent to lose their child and unfortunately for Steve, their other son Michael had an undisclosed heart condition, which saw him lose his life at the age of 23 years.
Nonetheless, it is known that he was apparently healthy despite a previous diagnosis of slight arrhythmia. He was an Assistant Editor for a television show at the time of his death. Lawrence later lost his wife Eydie on August 2013 after an undisclosed illness.
Lawrence had a short stint at the US Army band in Washington DC, where he served as a vocalist in the ‘us Army Band and Orchestra’. However, this did not last for long as much of his musical career was on the musical stage and night clubs.
It is notable that he enjoyed a successful singing career that spanned well past half a century. Such was his great passion in music that saw him place hits in the best-seller charts for over 25years and this gave him the basis of becoming a nightclub and concern headliner.
When Steve completed his military obligations, he together with his wife formally launched their performing career as a duo whereby they started making club appearances together. Besides singing, Steve is an actor as well, whereby he appeared in guest roles on television shows.
In the 1960’s, he appeared in shows like “The Judy Garland Show”, “The Julie Andrews Hour”, “The Danny Kaye Show”, The Carol Burnett Show” among others.
He at one time had his own variety show entitled “The Steve Lawrence Show”. Together with his wife Eydie, Steve formed “Steve and Eydie”, whereby they produced a string of hits during the late 50’s and early 60’s. Some of their hits include: “Pretty Blue Eyes”, “Go Away Little Girl”, “Footsteps” and “Party Doll”. Through his singing, his popularity increased as well as his net worth.
Awards & Achievements
With his rich singing and acting career, Lawrence managed to garner plenty of awards throughout his career. His most notable include the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, two Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award and also a nomination for a Tony Award.
Together with Gorme, they also won a Las Vegas Entertainment Award for “Musical Variety Act of the Year”, a record four times, with three of them being consecutively.
The duo was also honoured with a lifetime achievement award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 1995, they received an Ella Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Singers with counselling and financial assistance.
Net Worth & Salary of Steve Lawrence in 2024
It is evident that Lawrence has indeed enjoyed a long career in the music/film industry. As a singer and an actor, Steve generates good proceeds which has made him manage to accumulate a great fortune. His career in acting also helped him in raising his wealth tremendously. As of February 2024, His current net worth is approximately $12 million.
Lawrence has been in the acting career for a very long time, but this does not deter him from acting. He still occasionally acts and has appeared recently in shows that include: “Hardcastle” and “Hot in Cleveland”. Clearly according to Steve, age is just but a number.