Bruce Springsteen Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth
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Bruce Springsteen is a well-known American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record label owner. Throughout the course of his five-decade career, His talent to write distinctive and original songs propelled him to fame.

His songwriting abilities drew the attention of many individuals, including fans and music industry experts.

As he was brought up in New Jersey, most of his songs reflected his political views and working-class background from the state. 

His poetic, socially aware lyrics and intense stage performances justify his nickname 'The Boss.'

Career & Net Worth

The 71-year-old aspired to be a musician after watching Elvis Presley's concert on "The Ed Sullivan Show." So, in 1964, he paid $18.95 for his first guitar, which began a lifelong love affair with the instrument.

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Following that, he joined a band named the Rogues and began performing for crowds at local places such as the Elks Lodge in Freehold.

He tried to form various bands starting in 1970, but none of them worked out. Two years later, he attracted Mike Appel, Jim Cretecos, and John Hammond, who collaborated to secure him a record deal with Columbia Records.

Springsteen and the "E Street Band" began performing at New York's "Bottom Line Club" in 1975. The concert was so well-received that it was named "One of the 50 Moments That Changed Rock & Roll" by the magazine "Rolling Stone."

His third album, ‘Born to Run,' was released in 1975, and it catapulted him to fame. It reached No—3 on the Billboard 200.

In 1984, his album ‘Born in the USA' sold 45 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling albums of all time.

Bruce Springsteen Career and Net Worth

The singer released two albums between 2012 and 2014, named "Wrecking Ball" and "High Hopes."

Springsteen's 'The River 2016 Tour' included a four-hour and four-minute performance at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in September 2016. It's his longest performance in the United States to date.

In June 2019, he released his 19th album, "Western Stars." John Mellencamp revealed on May 16, 2021, that Bruce Springsteen would participate in his upcoming album.

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As for his net worth, he is estimated to have accumulated roughly around $500 million. 

Springsteen & His Wife Was Always Destined To Be Together

Springsteen and his wife Patti Scialfa marked 30 years of togetherness this summer since they married in 1991. 

Bruce Springsteen Married, Wife, Children

The New Jersey natives grew up in similar social circles as teenagers and young adults. Interestingly, they lived just 10 miles apart from each other.

Scialfa, who had aspired to be a musician since she was a teenager, had known several of his friends and bandmates for years before meeting him. 

The couple officially met in 1980 at 'The Stone Pony,' a famous New Jersey pub. This was the time when the Boss was struggling to take off his musical career. 

After four years, the two again crossed paths when Scialfa auditioned to be a backup vocalist for Springsteen's 'Born un the USA' tour. And without a doubt, she was part of the band. 

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The two performed emotional duets during the "Born in the USA" tour and then again during the "Tunnel of Love Express" tour (1988), demonstrating their chemistry to audiences.

Bruce Springsteen Married Life, Wife, Children

Some years later, the couple tied the knot in 1991. They share three children together. Their first child Evan James, 31, was born a year before their marriage. Then, in 1991, they welcomed their daughter Jessica Rae, 29. And their youngest child came Sam Ryan, 27, in January 1994.

Previously, Springsteen was married to Julianne Phillips in1985. After four years they got divorced.

Bio (Age): Family, Siblings, Education

Springsteen was born Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen in New Jersey, USA, on September 23, 1949. He currently ages 71 years old.

He is the son of Douglas Frederick and Adele Ann Springsteen, a legal secretary. 

He has an older sister Virginia Springsteen and a younger sister Pamela Springsteen, a photographer. 

As for his education, he enrolled at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in Freehold Borough, New Jersey. In the 9th grade, he attended Freehold High School and graduated in 1967. Later, he went to Ocean County College but dropped out soon after. 

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Body Measurements: Height & Weight

According to wiki sources, Springsteen stands tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches which is 177 cm. Likewise, he weighs around 72 kgs which is around 158.5 lbs.

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