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Steve Lukather Net Worth

Steven Lee Lukather net worth is

$50 Million

Steven Lee Lukather Wiki Biography

Steven Lee Lukather is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer and arranger, born on 21st of October 1957 in the San Fernando Valley, California USA, and is best known as the lead guitarist and vocalist of the popular rock band “Toto”.

Have you ever wondered how rich Steve Lukather is? According to sources, it has been estimated that Steve’s overall net worth is $50 million, acquired during his successful and lucrative musical career since the mid ‘70s. Apart from the popularity he gained as a member of the “Toto” band, Steve has significantly added to his wealth through his work as a songwriter, producer and arranger. He has also had a prosperous solo career, leading up to today, thus his net worth continues to grow.

Steve Lukather Net Worth $50 Million

Steve started practicing music from an early age, primarily playing keyboards and drums, and later started teaching himself to play the guitar when he was seven; Lukather states that The Beatles had a huge influence on his life and that their album “Meet the Beatles” changed his life. While in high school, Lukather met David Patch and the Porcaro brothers, with whom he would later form “Toto”. In the early ‘70s, after taking guitar lessons from Jimmy Wyble, Steve became interested in becoming a session musician, which gave him the opportunity to play with numerous famous musicians. Since forming “Toto” with the other band members in 1976, Lukather has served as the band’s lead guitarist, vocalist and composer, winning three Grammy Awards for his work. His contribution as a songwriter for the band grew as the years went by, leading to him being the author of every track starting from the late ‘80s, except the hit single “I Won’t Hold You Back”, boosting his net worth considerably.

By 2008, Steve was the only original “Toto” member still in the band, but in June the same year he decided to leave the group, stating that it had evolved too far from its original conception but continued to reunite with “Toto” when it comes to tours. However, Lukather’s solo career blossomed, and he has so far released seven albums starting in 1989, entitled “Lukather’(1989), “Candyman”(1994), “Luke”(1997), “Santamental”(2003), “Ever Changing Times”(2008), “All’s Well That Ends Well”(2010) and his latest, “Transition”, which was released in January 2013. When it comes to his career as a session musician, Steve has participated in numerous side projects including with the band “Los Lobotomys”, a collaboration of session musicians formed in the mid – ‘80s. Some of the numerous significant musicians he has played with are Larry Carlton, Steve Vai and Joe Satriani, but he has stated that his favourite guitarist is Jeff Beck. These collaborations certainly helped along his net worth.

Lukather has married once, although an affair with actress Marrie Currie during the 1980s produced two children. Since May 2002, Steve has been married to actress Shawn Batten and the couple has two children.

Full Name Steve Lukather
Net Worth $50 Million
Date Of Birth October 21, 1957
Place Of Birth San Fernando Valley, California, United States
Height 1.74 m
Profession Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Record producer, Music Arranger
Nationality American
Spouse Shawn Batten
Children Trevor Lukather, Lily Rose Lukather
Parents Bill Lukather, Kathy Lukather
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SteveLukather
Twitter https://twitter.com/stevelukather
IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0525567
Awards Eddy Christiani Award, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, Africa, Hold The Line, Rosanna
Music Groups Toto, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Los Lobotomys, G3, Africa, Hold The Line, Rosanna
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Movies Rock Prophecies, Steve Lukather & Los Lobotomys: In Concert, Carlton Lukather Band: Paris Concert, Toto: 25th Anniversary: Live in Amsterdam, Guitar Heroes


Title Year Status Character
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon TV Series performer – 1 episode, 2011 writer – 1 episode, 2011
20 to 1 2010 TV Series documentary writer – 1 episode
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo 2005 writer: “She’s a Beauty”
20th Century Masters: The Best of Olivia Newton-John – The DVD Collection 2004 Video short “Physical”, “A Little More Love”, “Totally Hot”
Never Mind the Buzzcocks 2001 TV Series writer – 1 episode
People: A Musical Celebration 1995 TV Movie “The Playing Field”
Safe 1995 writer: “Turn Your Love Around”
Access All Areas 1985 Video short “Forever”
St. Elmo’s Fire 1985 writer: “SAVED MY LIFE”
Olivia Newton-John: Twist of Fate 1984 Video short writer: “Take a Chance”
Two of a Kind 1983 writer: “Take a Chance”
Zapped! 1982 writer: “Bomp Me”
WKRP in Cincinnati 1981 TV Series writer – 1 episode
The Strange Case of Alice Cooper 1979 Video writer: “Serious”, “Nurse Rozetta”

Music Department

Title Year Status Character
The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles 2014 TV Special musician: guitar
Raw Deal 1986 composer: additional music
Dune 1984 musician: Toto


Title Year Status Character
Toto: Falling in Between – Live in Paris 2007 Video
Give My Regards to Broad Street 1984 uncredited


Title Year Status Character
Toto: 35th Anniversary Tour Live in Poland 2014 executive producer


Title Year Status Character
Hired Gun 2015/I Documentary filming Himself
Nathan East: For the Record 2014 Documentary Himself
Slash: Raised on the Sunset Strip 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards 2014 TV Special Himself – Performer
Ringo Starr: A Lifetime of Peace and Love 2014 TV Movie Himself
Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself – Toto
Ringo at the Ryman 2013 Video Himself
Turn It Up! 2013 Documentary Himself
Songs 2011 TV Series Himself
Cry Baby: The Pedal that Rocks the World 2011 Video documentary Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series Himself – Guest Musician
Rock Prophecies 2009 Documentary
Spicks and Specks 2008 TV Series Himself
A Tribute to Les Paul 2007 TV Special
Wetten, dass..? 2006 TV Series Himself
BingoLotto 1999 TV Series Themselves – Musical Guest
Guitar 1991 Video documentary Steve Lukather

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Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
1986 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special St. Elmo’s Fire (1985)

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