Steve Perry
Steve Perry
Celebrated Name: Steve Perry
Real Name/Full Name: Stephen Ray Perry
Gender: Male
Age: 75 years old
Birth Date: 22 January 1949
Birth Place: Hanford, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.71 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children: No
Profession: American singer and songwriter
Net Worth in 2024: $50 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Steve Perry is a singer, songwriter, and music producer from America. His popularity grew a lot when he began working with the “Journey” band. Steve Perry’s debut solo studio album is titled “Street Talk.”

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Early Life

Stephen Ray Perry was born on January 22, 1949, in Hanford, California, United States. His father, Ray Raymond Perry was one of the owners of KIGS commercial AM radio station as well as a vocalist, and his mother’s name is Mary Quaresma. Both of his parents were Portuguese.

Steve Perry was grown and raised in California. He moved along with his family to Lemoore city in California, where he finished his high schooling. After high school, Steve Perry attended the College of the Sequoias in Visalia city in California. He moved a lot between California cities during his early musical career.

Personal Life

Steve Perry was in a relationship with Sherrie Swafford for like 6 years during the 80s. He is probably single now.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 22 January 1949, Steve Perry is 75 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.71 m tall, and weight is 80 kg.


Steve Perry worked with many bands during his time at high schooling. At that time, his mother was always encouraging him to go on and pursue a musical career. Later, Steve Perry moved to Sacramento, California, starting a band along with Scott Mathews naming it “Ice.” The band was a mess up because it wasn’t well managed, so they split, and Steve went to Thousand Oaks, California, to start another band named “Pieces,” along with Tim Bogert, Eddie Tuduri, and Denver Cross. “Pieces” band couldn’t get into a recording deal, so they split. After that, Steve Perry played for another band named “Alien Project,” the band’s bassist Richard Michaels died in a car accident, and then Steve really felt like he should quit.

Steve went back to Lemoore, California, with the decision of quitting music. He was receiving calls from the former manager of “Journey” band Walter Herbert, and his mother insisted that he should answer, so he did, and his career with “Journey” began. Steve Perry, as Journey’s vocalist debut album, was released in 1978 titled “Infinity.” He released with the band a total of 9 albums that were successfully ranking on top charts.

For his solo work, Steve Perry debut solo album titled “Street Talk” and it was released in 1984. “For the Love of Strange Medicine” is his second studio album and it was released in 1994, and it was successful as it peaked at 15 on the United States Billboard 200 chart.

Awards & Achievements

Steve Perry has received many award nominations and winnings. He was nominated for 3 Grammy Awards including the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals “When You Love A Woman,” Grammy Award for Album of the Year “We Are The World-USA For Africa/The Album” and the Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals “Don’t Fight It”.

Steve Perry’s albums were ranked on top charts and got eventually certified. He also won many Bay Area Music Awards solo and with his previous band “Journey.”

Net Worth & Salary of Steve Perry in 2024

Steve Perry Net Worth
Steve Perry Net Worth

As of May 2024, The estimated net worth of the singer, songwriter, and music recorder Steve Perry is about to $50 million. He made his 10s of millions from the albums and singles he released with “Journey” band and solo. Steve Perry earned around $2 million from his debut solo album sales “Street Talk,” and somewhere near $600 thousand for “For the Love of Strange Medicine” album sales.

Steve Perry is a very talented singer and musician, who released a total of more than 11 albums solo and with “Journey” band. His debut album with Journey band is titled “Infinity,” and his debut solo album is titled “Street Talk.” Steve Perry is expected to release another album in 2018 as it has been years since his last work.


  1. I remember when he was playing at a bar in Fresno, CA., called Apple Eddies on Maroa south of Shields that was many many moons ago.

  2. the only singer that brings tears to my eyes. best vocals in rock and roll ever. if not for him journey would have been nothing.

  3. I have been in love with Steve Perry for many years ..his voice is phenomenal plus he looks beautiful as well!!

  4. Lead singer for Journey now, is talented, but Steve Perry…he was the magic of that group. Love this mans voice; incredible.

  5. I agree with every one of these comment he was and is and always will be the voice of Journey, he is the one that put them where they are today. His songs have such a wide range of genres. And he’s still easy on the eye and pretty dang funny. I just wish him to find love and true happiness again!

  6. I Remember Journey, I was a married and a new mom, so never really knew at that time who the lead singer was. For the first time, last night I really listenedfrom 11:00pm till 4:00 am. I now know the voice of Steve Perry, no words to put together except to say! Amazing, I’m in love with his gravely silk voice

  7. I knew these guys.amazing showmanship.Never mind the talent.Standing on stage was electric.But as many bands you could feel the egos. Its ok though.Beyond me how they kept it together.Can’t believe Steve’s 71.None of us get to live forever.I’m off to buy Steve’s solo albums.Can bare watching Arnel ! Peace to all that listen to Steve today.Its one of those rare things that can make u happy in the middle of the mess the U.S. is in.He’s the last of those in that industry that can be respected.Most have sold their souls.

  8. You are awesome, Steve Perry!!! I feel blessed to have seen Journey live in Little Rock, Arkansas back in the early 8o’s. Good times!! There is not many famous ppl I would go outta my way to meet but Steve Perry is at the very top of my list!! Much love, Carrie in Visalia Cali.


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