Who Is Steve Howe? Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Marriage

Steve Howe

By profession, Steve Howe is a well-known English musician. Stephen James Howe is his real name. Steve has also worked as a songwriter and producer. He has worked as a guitarist with the progressive rock band ‘Yes.’ He entered the world of music in 1964 and has achieved enormous success and fame as a result of his abilities.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Steve Howe
Real Name/Full Name: Stephen James Howe
Gender: Male
Age: 75 years old
Birth Date: 8 April 1947
Birth Place: Holloway, London, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 76 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Janet Howe (m. 1968)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Dylan, Georgia, Virgil and Stephaine)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Steve Howe Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, guitarist, songwriter and producer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2022: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2022

Steve Howe Biography

Steve Howe was born in 1947 on April 8th. His birthplace is known to be Holloway in North London, and he was raised in a middle-class family. Cyril Howe was his father, and Ada was his mother. Steve was raised by three siblings, two brothers, and one sister. He was his parents’ youngest child.

Steve’s father worked as the executive chef at a well-known restaurant. He spent his childhood in an apartment with his family. Steve attended Holloway School during his educational journey. He was also a graduate of Barnsbury Boys’ School in Islington. He dropped out of high school at the age of 15 in 1962. Later, he began his musical career, proving that it was truly meant for him.

Steve Howe Age, Height, Weight

Steve Howe was born on April 8, 1947, and will be 75 years old on June 9, 2022. His height is 1.78 m, and he weighs 76 kg.

Steve Howe
Steve Howe


Steve Howe began his musical career when he was 17 years old, in 1964. He was given the opportunity to join a professional musical band called the north London-based rhythm and blues groups. There, he recorded several albums and singles, including “Maybellene” and “True to Me.”In 1965, he left the band and joined the “In-Crowd.” With them, he released “That’s How Strong My Love Is,” which reached number 48 on the UK singles chart. After many such hits in the music industry, he embarked on his next journey in 1970.

Steve was hired as a guitarist for the rock band “Yes” in April 1970. Steve and the band were huge successes with their releases. From 1981 to the present, he has been a member of several bands, including Asia, GTR, ABWH, Steve Howe Trio, and several reunions with Yes. Skyline, Time, Natural Timber, and Quantum of Guitar are some of Steve’s most well-known albums.

Steve Howe Achievements and Awards

For five years in a row, Steve Howe was nominated and won the title of “Best Overall Guitarist” in a magazine (1977 to 1981). He was also the first rock guitarist to be inducted into the Guitar Player Hall of Fame in 1981. In the same year, he was honored with a Prog God Award at the Progressive Music Awards.

Steve Howe’s Net Worth in 2022

As a musician and songwriter, Steve Howe has achieved enormous success. He has amassed a net worth of $12 million as of June 2022 as a result of his musical career. This figure is consistent with current data. Steve has served in the military and has been a member of several popular music bands. Throughout his career, he has released nearly nineteen solo albums. All of this has eventually led to such a large digit of net worth; thus, it is justified. Steve Howe has come a long way from growing up in a middle-class family to becoming known as the best guitarist. His musical career began at a young age, and he has shone through every stage of his life due to his hard work and talent. He dropped out of school to pursue his passion and achieve the success he desired.

Steve Howe Wife, Marriage

Steve Howe first married Pat Stebbings in 1968. Dylan, the couple’s first child, was born in 1969. They separated and divorced after only two years of marriage. Dylan’s custody was granted to Steve following their divorce. He then met Janet, and they decided to marry and start a family in 1975. Steve and his second wife had three children: Georgia, Virgil, and Stephaine. Dylan, from his previous marriage, and Virgil were both musically inclined. Steve decided to become a vegetarian in 1972, and he has been following a macrobiotic diet ever since. He is a devoted student and supporter of Transcendental Meditation. It has had a significant positive impact on his life, he claims.