Steve Winwood Net Worth
Whether you are a fan of pop, blue-eyed soul or jazz, Steve Winwood is one of the best musicians in the contemporary era. He has received numerous awards for his music and has also become a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
He was born in Handsworth, Birmingham, England, and is 71 years old. He is a guitarist, keyboardist, bass player, and vocalist. He was married to Nicole Tacot Weir from 1978 to 1986, and then divorced. His second wife is Eugenia Crafton, and they have four children together. They live in a 300-year-old manor house in the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England.
He plays a number of instruments including piano, drums, guitar, and electric organ. He is known for songs such as Back in the High Life Again, Valerie, and Valerie. He has also released several albums. He has collaborated with many famous musicians such as Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, and Dave Gilmour. He has also earned the Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group and the MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year. He has received the honorary doctorate from the Berklee College of Music.
In addition to his musical career, Winwood has been active in the business world as well. He owns a football team called the Birmingham Angels, and he owns a Fat Winwood Burger chain in London. He has also launched his own brand of vodka, Pure Wonderwinwood Vodka.
He is a patron of the Cheltenham Festival. He has also been inducted into the Traffic Hall of Fame. He is an honorary BMI Icon, and has been named as one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time by Rolling Stone.
His wife, Nicole Weir, worked in the background of his early solo work. She contributed background vocals for the songs “Mama Is a ‘Treat'” and “The Boy in the Band.” She also performed with him in a commercial for Hershey. They married in 1978 at the Cheltenham Register Office. They were in a relationship for eight years, but then split up.
He has toured North America with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers in 2014. He toured Europe in 2015 with Rod Stewart. He was also a special guest star in the “An Evening with Roger Daltrey and Friends” concert at the Royal Albert Hall in 2012. He has been a member of the Spencer Davis Group when he was just 14 years old. He has also been involved with many rock, jazz, and blues bands.
He has been a successful musician and singer for nearly 50 years. He has toured in North America with Rod Stewart in 2013. He has been a special guest star on the “An Evening with Roger Daltrey” and “An Evening with David Gilmour” shows, and has collaborated with Eric Clapton. He has won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by ‘a Duo or Group’, as well as the Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and Album of the Year.