Steve Lukather is an American guitarist and singer who was born on October 21, 1957. He is primarily known for his roles in the rock band entitled Toto. He is popular for a "melodic and intense" style of using guitar. Although he is well known as Steve Lukather but his real name is Steven Lee Lukather. He is now at the age of 58. He has normal height of 5 feet 9 inch .He has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Lukather career starred off doing some works in the music industry. Seeing his abilities he was asked to be member of the band Toto. He was the lead guitarist. He was credited for the rise of the band’s status, he wrote songwriting to Toto albums resuming with the eponymous lead track. Due to the demise of the vocalist he was left with no choice to be lead vocalist. On the late 1980s, songwriting contributions grew from a smattering of songs on early albums of Toto to almost every track.
He was named as one of the top 10 session guitarists of all time; it was recorded by Gibson Guitar Corporation. The song “Physical” was listed number 1 on the Billboards. Some of the notable session works are, “Turn your love around”, “Back On the Road”, “Beat It” and “Thriller”. After gaining enough knowledge in such field he released his solo albums. Some of them are, “Candy man”, “Ever changing times”, “Lukather”, “Luke”. Apart from his solo albums he also contributed to albums of Pink Floyd, Led zeppelin, Eric Clapton.
Apart from his solo albums he also contributed to albums of Pink Floyd, Led zeppelin, Eric Clapton.
He was indulged in side projects likely playing for jazz fusion band, touring along with Larry Carlton, Steve Vai and others. Around 2005, he won critical praise for his rendition of the Jimi Hendrix’s track. He periodically contributes material and expertise to instructional and educational enterprises.
He is awarded with several accolades Eddy Christiani Award and five awards of the Grammy for Producer of the year, album of the year, record of the year and so on. He also endorses Music man guitars, Yamaha Studio response technology, Valley Arts.
Great people are always surrounded by false rumors, in his case there is a lot of false rumor and speculation around the media. There was a big hoax about him being gay which is absolutely incorrect. He has been in multiple relationships. Though there is not long list of his girlfriend but around 1990 he have been in affair with Marie Currie. People thought they were both married but they got separated. He was married with his wife Shawn Batten which begun in 2002 lasting till 2009. As of 2016, his current status is single.
Apart from his endowment, his persona, attractive personality adds credit to his success. There are no single pictures of him posing shirtless but he did some photo shoot for the solo albums. All in all he is doing great and to know more about him, his ethnicity you can find latest info in the wiki, internet sites.