Aerosmith Steven Tyler biography


Steven Tyler (born Steven Victor Tallarico; March 26, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, and the frontman and lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, and occasional piano and percussion. He is also known as the “Demon of Screamin'” and is equally known for his on-stage acrobatics. During his high-energy performances, he usually dresses in bright, colorful outfits with his trademark scarves hanging from his microphone stand. In the 1970s, Tyler rose to prominence as the frontman of Aerosmith, which released such milestone hard rock albums as Toys in the Attic and Rocks. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Tyler had a heavy drug and alcohol addiction, and the band’s popularity waned.

Date of Birth
26 March 1948, Yonkers, New York, USA

Birth Name
Steven Victor Tallarico

Demon Of Screamin
Toxic Twins (with Joe Perry)

5′ 9½” (1.77 m)

Teresa Barrick     (28 May 1988 – January 2006) (divorced) 2 children
Cyrinda Foxe     (1 September 1978 – November 1987) (divorced) 1 child

Trade Mark

Performs with long colorful scarf tied to his microphone stand.

Sharp edged, raw vocals

Raunchy lyrics

Wild dancing

Colourful clothing

His lips


The lead singer of Aerosmith.

Father of Liv Tyler and Mia Tyler.

He is of Cherokee Indian, Russian and Italian descent.

Has two children with his second wife, Teresa Barrick: Chelsea Tallarico (b. March 6, 1989) and Taj Tallarico (b. January 31, 1991).

What he wants on his gravestone: Here lies Tyler, the Demon of Screamin, who never woke up from the dream he was dreamin, until one day he drank some magic potion, now all that’s left is sweet emotion.

Likes to wear a cross around his neck, which holds a small knife inside.

Daughter Liv Tyler’s mother is former Ford Model and Playboy Playmate Bebe Buell, but up until Liv Tyler was 8 years old, she thought Todd Rundgren was her father.

Daughter Mia Tyler’s mother is Cyrinda Foxe.

Received honorary degree from Berklee College Of Music, Boston, June 2003.

March 2001: Inducted with Aerosmith into the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame. (Inducted by Kid Rock)

Father-in-law of Royston Langdon.

In 1981, he split open his heel when his motorcycle crashed into a tree

As a teenager, he worked in a bakery to make extra money.

Sang “The Star Spangled Banner” at the opening game of the 2004 World Series and at a 2002 Charity Hockey game with Sean Penn and Denis Leary hosting it.

Daughter, Liv Tyler, gave birth to his grandson, Milo William Langdon, on December 14, 2004.

The title of Aerosmith’s popular song “Walk This Way” was inspired by a line from the Mel Brooks comedy Young Frankenstein (1974).

Aerosmith were voted the 57th Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Artists of all time by Rolling Stone.

Cousin of Tommy Tallarico.

Wrote the majority of “Sweet Emotion” about Joe Perry’s first wife, Elyssa Jerret. The two of them rarely got along and this added to a lot of trouble with in the band.

Ex-father-in-law of Dave Buckner.

Ranked #21 on VH1’s 100 Sexiest Artists.

Is of German descent.

Lives in Marshfield, Massachusetts.

Is colour-blind.

Personal Quotes

(On why he became sober) “Liv is possibly the biggest reason for me changing the way I lived. She is a dream daughter. When she was very young I wasn’t sure whether I was the father but, by the time she was eight, I knew for sure. I saw my features in hers and I cried. I started seeing her a lot and I think her mother had alluded to the fact I was her dad. I just said to her, ‘Liv, there’s something I want to tell you. I’m your Daddy.’ It was one of the most emotional moments of my life and I just stood there crying like a baby while she shouted, ‘I knew it, I knew it.’ I love her more than anything and have a great relationship with her. We can talk about anything.”

The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.

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