A lot of people tend to believe that venturing into different career paths is impossible. However, some people have done it, and their current successes are undisputable. Steve Aoki is one of the few men who has recorded victory despite the many ventures. Who is Steve Aoki? Steve Aoki born as Steven Hiroyuki Aoki is a famous record producer, music executive, musician, and DJ.
Aoki is best known for being one of the best dancers in America. Steve’s popularity has also snowballed thanks to his collaboration with multiple successful music artists. In addition to that, he is the founder of a humanitarian aid organization, Steve Aoki Charitable Fund. This document will reveal his life, career, awards, and achievements. It will also unveil the net worth of Steve Aoki in 2019. Read on!
Early Life & Biography
Steven Hiroyuki Aoki was born in 1977, 30th November. His birthplace was Miami, Florida in the United States of America. His family left Miami for Newport Beach, California where Steve grew up. His parents are Chizuru Kobayashi and Rocky Aoki. Rocky formerly worked as a wrestler and later founded the Benihana restaurant chain. Aoki grew up alongside his two older siblings and his half-sister.
His siblings are Kana and Kelvin while his half-sister is a successful American actress and model, Devon Aoki. Steve Aoki went to the University of California, Santa Barbara where he pursued two bachelor’s degrees, one in sociology while the other in feminist. While in the University, he started going to music concerts where he would perform. His room in college was nicknamed the Pickle Patch thanks to the fact that it became the concert venue.
Steve also founded the Revolutionary Anti-Imperialist League. When he was twenty years old, Aoki was already a founder of his record label.
Steve Aoki started a romantic relationship with an Australian lady, Tiernan Cowling. The two tied the knot in 2015. That followed after their 5-years engagement. In 2018, the couple split from each other due to marriage complications.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Steve Aoki founded the Dim Make music record label when he was in college. The label has released albums of multiple successful music artists. Steve later formed a duo group with Blake Miller. He has also involved hide with numerous bands.
In 2006, Steve Aoki became a board member of a Revolution Foundation owned by Michael Davis. This organization provides free music education to young music artists. In 2008, Steve Aoki made an album which was aired in the BBC radio in 2008 and 2012. Steve has collaborated with many music artists and producers and has released multiple successful singles. Currently, Steve Aoki is working on his fifth album after the release of his fifth track in March this year.
Steve Aoki has appeared in national television several times. Either in television shows, video games and music videos. Aoki has also been nominated for different awards and won some of them. Steve’s career as a DJ has also been successful.
Net Worth & Earnings
Steve Aoki’s net worth is $85 million. Steve earned this net worth from his music career and other business ventures. Aoki has a clothes collection, The Dim Mak Collection. Steve also owns two successful restaurants. Aoki is also an active poker player where he has played with multiple celebrities. All these business ventures have contributed a great deal to his current net worth.
Steve Aoki is a talented musician, executive producer, and businessman. Aoki has ventured in multiple films where he has received nothing short of success. From his story, it is clear that you can venture in whatever you want as long as you have determination, focus, and talent.