Steve Poltz is a Canadian famous rock singer who has done a great struggle to come into the spotlight. He became famous after he released his debut album One Left Shoe in the spring of 1998. Since then, he has worked with many celebrities in the industry and achieved great name, fame, and net worth.
Steve Poltz's Early Life and Education
Steve Poltz was born on 19 February 1960 and is 59 years old as of 2019. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with the birth name Steven Joseph Joshua Poltz. His family moved to Pasadena, California, and later migrated to Palm Springs, California.
He is of Canadian nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. His birth sign is Aquarius.
Poltz has not shared detailed information about his parents on social media and news. He attended the University of San Diego and received a degree in political science.
Steve Poltz's Career
Steve Poltz is an alternative-pop singer/songwriter who released his first album, One Left Shoe, in the spring of 1998. He began his professional musical career as a member of the Rugburns, who visited throughout America during the early '90s, singing for some group of audience.
When he was still in his band Rugburns, Poltz met Jewel, who was a struggling singer/songwriter in California at the time. They began partnership writing a number of songs including You Were Meant for Me.
In 1997, he signed a contract with Mercury Records and began recording his solo debut song, One Left Shoe, which was released in March 1998. Five years later, Poltz left Mercury records, and he founded his own company 98 Pounder Records. In October 2003, he released the album Chinese Vacation which gained huge popularity.
In the year 2000, he was awarded the title of San Diego's Most Influential Artist of the Decade at the 2000 San Diego Music Awards. He even has worked with A.J Croce in the album Adrian James Croce.
Steve Poltz's Net Worth and Earnings
Steve Poltz has served in the musical field with dedication and devotion. His main source of earnings is from his songwriting career. As of early 2019, Steve Poltz's net worth is reported to be around $6 million that he has collected from his musical career.
As per PayScale, the average salary of a songwriter is $43000 per year. Well, his annual salary might be more than the reported based on his experience.
Steve Poltz's Personal Life: Married to wife Rain
Although the media and paparazzi rarely leave celebrities like Poltz alone, there is no information regarding his current relationships. There is nothing much revealed about his relationship and affairs, but gossip mongers claim that he is a married man and is enjoying a healthy married life with his wife Rain.
However, he is a low-key person about his relationships and rarely talks about his dating life.
In the past, he was in a relationship with Jewel Kilcher who is also a singer. The couple started dating in 1994. They dated for a while before breaking up two years later in 1996. Kilcher is 15 years younger than Poltz.
People claim that the age gap might be the reason behind their relationship failure.
Back in 2015, Steve suffered a stroke and was rushed to Scripps Hospital in San Diego.
Steve stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 58 kg.