Who is Evan James Springsteen?
Evan James Springsteen is a music star in his own right, however, he is best known to the world as the son of country-rock musician Bruce Springsteen.
Evan James Springsteen Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Evan was born on 24 July 1990 under the Leo zodiac sign, in Los Angeles, California. He is the firstborn of Bruce and his second wife Patti Scialfa, who is also a musician and a member of the E Street Band. He has two siblings – sister Jessica Rae Springsteen who’s an equestrian and a showjumping champion, and Samuel Ryan Springsteen, who’s a firefighter with the New Jersey fire department. Evan attended Rumson Country Day School for his elementary education, and later Ranney School. After high school matriculation, Evan enrolled at Boston College from which he graduated with a degree in music.
Interested in music from an early age, it was only natural for young Evan to pursue music as a career since his parents are acclaimed musicians, and in 2012 he won the Singer/Songwriter Competition held during the Boston College’s Arts Festival. He has performed with Bruce on stage many times, but instead of working on music with his father, Evan opted for a different genre, and is now an instrumentalist playing guitar for various bands, and writing music on his own. He has already won a few awards, but hasn’t bragged about it, and likes to remain silent about his career.
As of early 2022, Evan James Springsteen’s net worth has been estimated to be around $500,000, earned through his music career.
Personal Life, Dating, Married, Single?
When it comes to his personal life, Evan doesn’t like sharing too much private info, and doesn’t use social media. According to some sources, he was rumored to be in a relationship with a woman named Isabel, however, he hasn’t confirmed anything, and some speculate that she’s only a close friend.
Evan James Springsteen Mother, Patti Scialfa Biography
Born Vivienne Patricia Scialfa on 29 July 1953, in Deal, New Jersey USA, she’s the daughter of Joseph Scialfa of Sicilian ancestry, and his wife Patricia, who was from Belfast, Northern Ireland. She went to Asbury Park High School from which she matriculated in 1971, and during which time she focused on writing songs.
After high school, she started performing as a back-up singer with New Jersey bar bands, but later enrolled at New York University, from which she earned a music degree after she transferred from the University of Miami’s jazz conservatory at the Frost School of Music. At first, Patti was a busker in the streets of Greenwich Village, New York City, and with Soozie Tyrell and Lisa, Lowell started the street group Trickster. She struggled to make a name for herself until the mid-‘80s, when she started playing at Folk City and Kenny’s Castaways in Greenwich Village, and also at The Stone Pony. She was noticed by several musicians, and in 1984 she joined Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, just a few days before the opening show of their Born in the USA Tour.
Since then, Patti has been one of the integral parts of the band, as a backing vocalist and playing rhythm guitar. In her first stint, Patti played from 1984 until 1989 and then re-joined in 1995, but since 1999 she’s been a regular member of the band. In addition to her work with the band, Patti has released three solo albums, including her debut “Rumble Doll” in 1993, which spawned such hits as the title track, “Lucky Girl” and “As Long As I (Can Be with You)”. Her second album “23rd Street Lullaby” came out in 2004 and charted on US Billboard 200 at No. 152; her third album, “Play It As It Lays” (2007), reached No. 90 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
According to reports, Patti Scialfa’s net worth has been estimated at around $50 million, as of early 2022. Bruce and Patti met in the early ‘80s at the Stone Pony, and although the two at first didn’t think of a collaboration, or anything else, she first joined the band and the two later fell in love. They married on 8 June 1991 at their Los Angeles home.
Evan James Springsteen’s Father, Bruce Springsteen Biography
Born Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen on 23 September 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey USA, he’s the son of Douglas Frederick ‘Dutch’ Springsteen and his wife Adele Ann, and is of Dutch, Italian and Irish ancestry. Bruce grew up in Freehold, New Jersey with his two younger sisters, Virginia and Pamela.
He went to the St. Rose of Lima Catholic school in Freehold, but due to his rebellious attitude, he eventually started attending the public Freehold High School, from which he matriculated in 1967. Interested in music from an early age, guitar playing wasn’t enough, but as he grew up his interest increased, and eventually, he became the lead guitarist and one of the lead singers of the band The Castiles. Bruce didn’t have much success at the beginning of his career, until the mid-‘70s when he started the five-night 10-show stand at New York’s The Bottom Line club on 13 August 1975. The album “Born to Run” came out on 25 August, which became Bruce’s breakout release.
It was his third album and the first to enter the top 10 on US Billboard 200 chart at No. 3, while it also achieved six times platinum status. His first No. 1 album was “The River” from 1980, which achieved five-times platinum status. He enjoyed success throughout the ‘80s with albums such as “Nebraska” (1982), “Born in the USA” (1984) – which is his most successful album with Diamond certification in the USA – then “Tunnel of Love” (1987). Since the ‘80s, Bruce has kept his popularity alive by touring and continually releasing new music, and some of the popular albums include “Human Touch” (1992), “The Rising” (2002), “Devils & Dust” (2005), “Magic” (2007), “Wrecking Ball” (2012), “High Hopes” (2014), and “Letter to You” (2020).
Springsteen is now one of the world’s best-selling musical artists and has won numerous awards, including 20 Grammys, two Golden Globes, and an Academy Award. In 1999, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Before Patti, Bruce was married to American model and actress Julianne Phillips from 1985 until 1989; they didn’t have children. According to reports, Bruce Springsteen’s net worth has been estimated to be around $500 million, as of early 2022.