This renowned American musician, originally from Hampton, Virginia, born in 1955, began his musical career with the guitar. Following the path of his mentor Townes Van Zandt, he took his first steps in the 70’s.
Since he was in high school he was attracted by music, he worked in a publishing company. From 1986 and until 2013 he announced his work, consisting of 13 recordings made in the studio and 7 compilations.
Also, the magazine “Rolling Stone” considered him in 1986 as the Artist of the Year. In addition to being a singer, Steve Earle is a talented producer, composer, writer, and actor. He began his inclination at age 11 and recorded for the first time in 1982.
He was nominated for a Grammy in 1987 and won the Emmy in 2010. His songs have been used in works such as “Bridge to Terabithia “and “Talladega Nights”. He has made recordings with Vince Gill, Travis Tritt, Shawn Colvin and many more.
He has made appearances in television series such as “El Cable” and “Way Down in the Hole”. His song “If You Fall” was ranked 14th on the list. His first album “Guitar Town” recorded in 1986 was reissued in 2005.
He participated in films and programs such as “The Beverly Hillbillies”, “The Rookie”, “The Thread”, “P.S. I Love You “, among others. In the decade of the 90, he had serious problems with heroin addiction and he surpassed them.
He has excelled in the genres of rock, country, folk songs, singer-songwriter, producer, writer, and actor. In addition, he has been a political activist and has used music to express his messages.
Thanks to his hard work, Steve Earle managed to accumulate a fortune estimated at 8 million dollars.