Steven Van Zandt is an American actor and musician. He is called by various nicknames like “Little Steven”, “Miami Steve”. Steven is mostly known for playing the role of Silvio Dante in the show, “The Sopranos”. Due to his extraordinary acting skills, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Let’s have a close look at the net worth of Steven Van Zandt in 2018.
Early Life and Biography:
Steven Van Zandt was born on 22 November 1950 in Massachusetts, United States. Steven completed his education at Middletown High School, but due to his long hairs, he got kicked out of his college. Later, in order to make his mom happy, Steven attended school and completed graduation from Middletown High School in 1968. He has a sister, Kathi. Steve had spent his childhood with his brother Billy Van Zandt. Kathi is a writer while Billy Van Zandt is a popular producer and actor in the Hollywood.
In the childhood, Steven had suffered from a car accident which resulted in the formation of several scars on his head.
Curious to know the personal life of this cool musician? Steven got engaged with Maureen Santoro on 31 December 1982 in New York City. Apart from his wife, he was never in a relationship with any other women. Currently, they both are spending their conjugal life happily.
Career, Awards, and Nominations:
Steven started his career by working for different bands. Then, he founded bands like “Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes”, “The Miami Horns”, etc. On 20th July, Steven joined the E Street Band. Unfortunately, he left the E Street Band in 1984. Have you heard the popular song “I Don’t Want to Go Home”? This song was written by Steven in 1974. As a producer, he also produced hit albums such as “Gary U.S. Bonds’”
In 1999, Steven appeared on his first TV show, “The Sopranos”. He starred on the soap opera, “Hotel Cæsar”. This soap opera was broadcasted on Norway’s largest commercial channel, “TV2 Norway” in 2010. He was also the part of “Skalvan” which is the biggest talk show of Scandinavia. During the same time, Steven got an opportunity to write another TV series, “Lilyhammer” and host a radio show, “Little Steven’s Underground Garage”.
Steven worked as a program director of two radio channels, “Underground Garage” and “Outlaw Country”. He received a lot of recognition from the audience due to the albums that he had created. He won the “Big Man of the Year” award in 2013 for his contribution for the charitable organization, “Little Kids Rock”.
Net Worth and Earnings:
Now, it is time to take a brief glance at the net worth of Steven Van Zandt. As of now, the net worth of Steven Van Zandt is around $90 million. He made millions of dollars from his profession as a musician. His work in films and TV shows contributes small in his wealth. He makes most of his fortune from brand endorsements. He is a multi-talented guy capable of playing instruments guitar, piano and harmonica.
Steven Van Zandt founded Sun City to spread awareness about the apartheid policy in South Africa. He also established “Rock and Roll Forever Foundation” and “TeachRock” in order to help people in different aspects.