Steve Harris is the founder of the worldwide known heavy-metal band, Iron Maiden. He is a songwriter, keyboardist and back vocalist from England. Steve sometimes also does the album producing and videos editing for the band. Steve has released a solo album in 2012 and he said that he’ll be releasing more like it.
Stephen Percy Harris was born on March 12, 1956 in Leytonstone, Essex, England. Information says that his father was working as a truck driver and his mother had a part time job. Steve has 3 sisters, and they all were raised by their mother in Leytonstone, same place of Steve’s birth.
In 1983, Steve Harris married Lorraine Harris, and they are the parents of 3 daughters and 1 son, Kerry, Faye, Lauren and George. In 2009, George Harris co-found the heavy metal band, The Raven Age and he has been the band’s guitarist since that. Lauren Harris is a musician, vocalist, and actress. After 10 years of marriage, in 1993, Steve and Lorraine got divorced. Steve has been in a relationship with Emma, it’s not confirmed that they got married but they have a son and a daughter, Stanley and Maisie.
When Steve was young he wanted to become a football player, but then he had interest in music. He also worked as an architectural draftsman at a time between 1977 and 1980. First Steve wanted to get a drums but he didn’t have much space so he got a Fender bass guitar that he paid a lot for it and then he taught him-self.
The first band he ever joined was called, Influence then later changed the name to Gypsy’s Kiss, then he joined another band called Smiler but he was the youngest member in it, they didn’t care for him which ended up with him leaving the band. In 1975, Steve founded Iron Maiden and after 5 years, on April 14, 1980, the band released its first album ever under the name of “Iron Maiden”, it has 9 songs and it got on the top of the Official Albums Chart in the United Kingdom.
1 year later, they released their second album, it’s called “Killers” and it has 11 songs. The band starting going on tours and it was all successful. Well, the band released many albums, their last album was released in 2015, “The Book of Souls” and it has 11 songs.
How much is Steve Harris Net Worth in 2017
Steve Harris made and is still making a lot of success with Iron Maiden. Their 3rd album, “The Number of the Beast” ranked top on the Official Albums Chart in the United Kingdom and it made more than 14 million sales worldwide. The band earned many awards including Kerrang! Hall of Fame Award (2005), Brit Award for British Live Act (2009), Juno Award for Music DVD of the Year (2010), Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance (2011), Kerrang! Inspiration Award (2013), Kerrang! Legend Award (2016), Echo Award for Best International Rock/Alternative Group (2016).
The ticket prices for attending their concerts range from 100 US dollars to 200 US dollars. Steve Harris also released his first ever solo album in 2012 called “British Lion” and it has 10 songs. Steve Harris has a net worth of $35 million US dollars as of 2017.
Steve Harris is a worldwide famous musician and founder of the heavy-metal Iron Maiden band. He recorded, released and produced many albums with his band, he also released a solo album in 2012 called “British Lion”.