|Real Name/Full Name||Stephen Lawrence Winwood|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Steve Winwood|
|Birth Place:||Handsworth, Birmingham|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||12 May 1948|
|Age/How Old:||74 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 158.7 lbs
|Eye Color:||Light Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Lawrence Winwood
Mother – N/A
|College:||Birmingham and Midland Institute of Music|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Eugenia Crafton|
|Kids/Children Name:||Yes (3)|
|Profession:||Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Record producer|
|Net Worth:||$70 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
The English musician Stephen Lawrence Winwood has become a heartthrob in the music industry. He primarily works on pop-rock, jazz, blues, blues rock, blue-eyed soul, progressive rock and rhythm. Initially, he was a keyboardist and vocalist.
He has since expanded from just playing the keyboard and now works on many instruments. His most notable hots include low spark of high-heeled boys, “back in the high life again”, “while you see a chance”, “roll with it”, and “high love”. Stephen Winwood has also been a vital member of Traffic, Spencer Davis Group, Blind Faith, and Go.
Well, how well do you know about Steve Winwood? If not much, here is what we know about Steve Winwood to date.
Biography and Early Life
Born in Handsworth, Birmingham, Stephen Lawrence Winwood was born in 1948 on the 12th of May. Stephen has been exposed to music from an early age as his father, Lawrence, was a self – taught musician. He had a brother named Muff, and his father was a foundryman by trade. Influenced towards music from a young age itself, he wanted to play at the St John’s Church of England as a choir boy from 4.
He hence started by playing the guitar and the drums. Winwood showed promise academically, too, from a young age. He was considered a genius in mathematics when he was attending the Great BarrSchool. He, however, wanted to focus on his music and improve his piano playing skills. Hence enrolling in the Birmingham and Midland Institute of Music, but he did not finish this course.
His first performance was with the band, Ron Atkinson. At the early age of 8, he performed with his older brother and his father. As he was underage, he stayed hidden behind the piano when he served in clubs and pubs.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Steve Winwood in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Steve Winwood’s age is 74 years old as of today’s date 14th March 2023 having been born on 12 May 1948. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 158.7 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.
Stephen Lawrence Windwood seemed to have a very bright and promising future in the academic field. He showed interest in music early on as he was exposed to music by his father, a self-taught musician but a foundryman by trade. He learned to play the piano, drums, and the guitar. He wanted to join the church as a choir boy from an early age of 4.
When he joined the Great BarrSchool, he was regarded as a bit of a mathematical genius. However, he did not pursue mathematics and decided to stick to music. He was enrolling in the Birmingham and Midland Institute of Music to improve his skills on the piano. He, however, dropped out soon, never really completing the course.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Stephen has worked on many solo singles. This is where he met his wife, Nicole Weir. They got married at the Register Office in Cheltenham. The exact date of their marriage is not known, but it is speculated to be sometime in 1978. Stephen met Nicole during the time they worked together when she contributed her vocals on many occasions as a background voice.
Stephen has a recording studio in Cotswolds, England, where he lives even now. He is known to reside in a manor house which is about 300 years old. In 1986, his marriage did not seem to be going right and hence the two split. Winwood then went on to marry Eugene Crafton, who is a native of Trenton, Tennessee. He therefore also bought a house in Tennessee in Nashville. Winwood also has a daughter named Lilly. She followed in her father’s footsteps and is also a singer.
Is Stephen Winwood Gay?
Stephen has had a reasonably rocky love life. With his perseverance and talent, Stephen was able to hit success at an early age. His keen interest in music helped him pursue his passion. Stephen met Nicole while working on the solo work that he was doing initially. Nicole contributed to giving background voice to many of his songs.
In Cheltenham Register Office, the two tied the knot in 1978. However, this marriage did not last very long as the two split up in 1986. Stephen then went on to marry Eugenia Crafton in Tennessee, where he even bought a house. The couple now has many children together. Stephen Winwood is hence not gay.
By joining The Stephen Davis Band, Steve kick-started his career in 1963. Releasing songs like “Gimme Some Lovin”, Stephen stuck with the group for over four years.
Stephen then decided that he wanted to start his band, so he put it together and called it ‘traffic’. The members of traffic included Dave, Jim Capaldi and Chris Wood. Together the band went on to release eight studio albums. Due to some differences, the band later broke up in 1974 but got back together again in 1994.
With his massively successful career and fantastic talent, Steve Winwood has gathered many nominations. Some of them include the Grammy Award for the album of the year, the Grammy Award for the best rock album and many more.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Stephen Winwood in 2023
Stephen Winwood has been rocking the music industry for over four decades now. Performing since the age of 8, Winwood has made quite a name for himself. Winwood did not make much money in the initial stages, but as the years went on, Winwood started accumulating a large amount of wealth. With his massive wealth, Winwood has been able to fund a luxury lifestyle with many sporting cars and assets worth millions. As of 2023, His net worth is estimated to be around $70 million.
An old-timer in the music industry, Stephen Winwood has created quite a foothold in the entertainment business. Stephen enjoys a life of luxury. Starting his performances from the age of 8, Stephen has worked exceptionally hard to get to where he is. He met his wife while working on his solos, but unfortunately, that did not go too well. However, he seems to have found the perfect partner in Tennessee and even has many children with Eugenia Crafton.