Steve Winwood Biography


Steve Winwood

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Birth Name: Steve Winwood
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign: taurus
Age: 69 Years
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Stephen Lawrence "Steve" Winwood (born May 12, 1948) is a musician from England. His musical genres are rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz. Winwood was born in Handsworth, West Midlands of United Kingdom. His father was also semi professional musician. When he was just eight years old, He along with his father, Lawrence, and older brother, muff, performed in Ron Atkinson Band. Steve is multi instrumentalist as he can play drums, guitar, violin, keyboards, mandolin and bass guitar. He is of white ethnicity.

Steve Winwood has been married twice. In his young age, He was always the headlines of news due to his affairs and dating. He married Nicole Weir in 1978 but later on 1986, the couple decided to divorce. After one year later he married his current spouse Eugenia Crafton in 1987 and is happy together. They have four children all together. He has the net worth of $15 million dollars. With his fame, his salary must be huge.

Steve Winwood joined the Spencer Davis Group in 1963 when he was just fourteen years old. Keep On Running is their first song which they release at the end of 1965. He left the band in 1967 and worked with Eric Clapton some time. Later in 1969, he was recruited by Traffic. His career reached in the new height with Traffic Band. He was also the member of Blind Faith, Ginger Baker’s Air Force and Go. He is two time Grammy Awards winner and also honored as BMI.

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Born in Handsworth, West Midlands

1948 12th of May

Winwood was born in Handsworth, West Midlands of United Kingdom. His father was also semi professional musician. When he was just eight years old, He along with his father, Lawrence, and older brother, muff, performed in Ron Atkinson Band.

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Joined to Spencer Davis Group

1963

Winwood joined the Spencer Davis Group in 1963 when he was just fourteen years old. Keep On Running is their first song which they release at the end of 1965. His older brother, Muff, was also with him. He also co-wrote and recorded other songs.

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left Spencer Davis Group

1967

Keep on Running is their first song which they release at the end of 1965. He left the band in 1967 and worked with Eric Clapton some time. He also co-wrote and record "Gimme Some Lovin'" and "I'm a Man" hit songs.

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married to Nicole Weir

1978

Steve Winwood has been married twice. In his young age, He was always the headlines of news due to his affairs and dating. He married Nicole Weir in 1978. Nicole weir was a background vocal artist who also worked in some of Winwood early solo works.

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Divorced to Nicole Weir

1986

Steve Winwood has been married twice. In his young age, He was always the headlines of news due to his affairs and dating. He married Nicole Weir in 1978 but later on 1986, the couple decided to divorce. They remained as couple for eight years.

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Married to Eugenia Crafton

1987

Stephen Lawrence "Steve" Winwood married his current spouse Eugenia Crafton in 1987 and is happy together. They have four children all together. He married her after one year of his former divorce. They live now in Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England.

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Ranked Winwood 100 Greatest Singers of All Time

2008

Steve is a singer and also multi instrumentalist as he can play drums, guitar, violin, keyboards, mandolin and bass guitar and his musical genres are rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz.In 2008 Rolling stone, place Winwood at 33 in its 100 greatest singer of all time.

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