Steve Aoki is a popular American electro house musician, entertainer, and Dr.Mary people know and respect him as he is a Grammy-nominated record producer and music executive. He is the founder of Dim Mak Records. Due to his talent and skills, he has been the highest-grossing dance artist in North America. Even though he is a huge artist he is down to earth and has collaborated with many artists including Linkin Park, Iggy Azalea, Lil Jon, blink-182, BTS, Backstreet Boys, Rise Against, Monsta X and fall out Boys. If you want to know more about this talented artist here is all you need to know.
Early Life and Bio
Steven was born on November 30, 1977, in Miami, Florida and he is 43 years old currently. His parents are Rocky Aoki and Chizuru Kobayashi. When he was a child his family shifted to Newport Beach, California. His father is a former Japanese wrestler and after retiring started a restaurant chain named Benihana. He has two older siblings that include one sister Kana and Brother Kevin.
Steve has also got one half-sister Devon Aoki but they don’t seem to be close. He went to Newport Harbor High School and was interested in sports. As he was a bright student he graduated with two BA degrees one in feminist studies and the other one in sociology. He was a big fan of Santa Barbara and went to watch his concerts whenever he got time.
Steve was interested in music since his college days and established by going for frequent tours on different campuses. During his first tour, he went to more than 55 cities all over the USA. In 1996, started his own label that was named Dim Mak Records a direct reference to Bruce Lee who has been his inspiration. He became a special DJ and used to play everyone’s favorite music at events.
You will not be surprised to know that he has remixed many artists and bands. The list including Jackson 5, Drake, Kanye West, Eminem, The Killers, Lenny Kravitz, and Snoop Dogg. After getting big fame he decided to release his debut Wonderland and the second album was Neon Future one. It was followed by another album named Neon Future.
Steve got married to his long-time girlfriend Tiernan Cowling who is an Australian. You will be surprised to see that his talent is endless. He started taking part in the Warzone Royal Ruckus that is a charity tournament for gamers, athletes, and musicians. The organization is working against racial and economic injustice. He also took an active part in protecting basic human rights for innocent people. He is fond of arts and has kept a huge collection of paintings at his home.
Net Worth and Real estate
The total net worth of Steve happens to be around $120 million and he is one of the richest celebrities in the world. He lives in the Las Vegas 16,000 square foot home. The property is technologically savvy and a modern space that is known as the playhouse of Steve. Apart from that, he has invested in a number of prominent companies including Vision Street Wear, e-sports team Rogue, Uber, and SpaceX.