Steven Tyler

Born Mar 26, 1948

Steven Tyler is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as 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 known as the "Demon of Screamin'" due to his high screams and his wide vocal range. He is also known for his on-stage acrobatics.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Steven Tyler.


1948 Birth Steven Victor Tallarico was born on March 26, 1948 at the Polyclinic Hospital in Manhattan, New York and moved to the Bronx when he was three years old. … Read More


1965 17 Years Old In 1965, aged 17, Tyler spent time in Greenwich Village, New York, the highlight of which was seeing a Rolling Stones concert. … Read More


1969 21 Years Old Before Aerosmith, Tyler wrote what would become one of Aerosmith's signature songs, "Dream On". In 1969, Tyler attended a local rock show in Sunapee, New Hampshire where he first saw future bandmates Joe Perry (guitars) and Tom Hamilton (Bass), who at the time were playing in a band called the Jam Band. … Read More
1970 22 Years Old Around 1970, Tyler, Perry and Hamilton decided to form a band. … Read More
1972 24 Years Old They subsequently signed a record deal with Columbia Records in 1972 and released their eponymous debut album in 1973. … Read More
1977 29 Years Old 1 More Event
That year, Tyler emerged as a prominent rock star and sex symbol in his own right, gracing the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. 1977's Draw the Line continued the band's success and they were catapulted to international fame and recognition, launching tours in Europe and Japan. … Read More


1978 30 Years Old In 1978, he married Cyrinda Foxe, an ex-Warhol model, and the former wife of New York Dolls' lead singer David Johansen, and fathered model Mia Tyler.
1979 31 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On July 28, 1979, after a huge fight at a World Series of Rock concert in Cleveland, Perry left Aerosmith to begin his own band, The Joe Perry Project. … Read More
1984 36 Years Old The band was still using drugs, however, especially Tyler, who collapsed while performing in Springfield, Illinois on the 1984 tour.
1986 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1986, the band held a meeting in which the band members staged an intervention on Tyler and persuaded him to enter a drug rehabilitation program. … Read More
1987 39 Years Old He and Foxe divorced in 1987; in 1997, she published Dream On: Livin' on the Edge With Steven Tyler and Aerosmith, a memoir of her life with Tyler. … Read More


1988 40 Years Old On May 28, 1988, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tyler married his second wife, clothing designer Teresa Barrick. … Read More
1989 41 Years Old Bootleg and the 1989 VHS release Live Texxas Jam '78. 1978 also saw Tyler make his acting debut as the leader of the Future Villain Band in the film Sgt.
1994 46 Years Old …  Tyler's daughter Liv made her acting debut in the band's video for "Crazy" in 1994. … Read More
1997 49 Years Old In 1997, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were featured in a commercial for the Gap. … Read More


1998 - 2001 3 More Events
2003 55 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2003, he received an honorary degree from Berklee College of Music, and, in 2005, received an honorary doctorate from the University of Massachusetts Boston.
2004 56 Years Old 1 More Event
Tyler sang the National Anthem to kick off the 2004 World Series at Fenway Park.
2005 57 Years Old In 2005, Tyler sang lead vocals on Santana's hit single "Just Feel Better" and made a cameo appearance in the film Be Cool.
In January 2006 the divorce was official. … Read More


On May 21, 2008, Tyler checked into Las Encinas Hospital rehabilitation clinic in Pasadena, California, to recover from multiple leg surgeries. … Read More
On August 5, 2009, while on the Guitar Hero Aerosmith Tour, Tyler fell off a stage near Sturgis, South Dakota, injuring his head and neck and breaking his shoulder. … Read More
In 2010, he embarked on the Cocked, Locked, Ready to Rock Tour with Aerosmith, which saw them perform over 40 concerts in 18 countries.
On January 19, 2011, Tyler made his debut appearance as a judge on American Idol, during the premiere of the show's tenth season, which aired through the end of May.
On January 22, 2012, Tyler sang the National Anthem at the AFC Championship Game. On March 11, 2012, a special about Aerosmith aired on 60 Minutes, where some of the comments made by the band members highlighted the still-contentious relationships in the band. … Read More
2013 - 2014 4 More Events
On March 31, 2015, Tyler stated that he was working on his first solo country album. … Read More
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