March 26, 1948 (75)
Steven Tyler is a name that is synonymous with rock and roll, a legendary singer, songwriter, and musician who has achieved unparalleled success and recognition throughout his long and illustrious career. As the lead vocalist of the iconic American rock band Aerosmith, Tyler has captivated audiences worldwide with his electrifying performances and soulful vocals. But beyond his music, Tyler has also been a prominent figure in the entertainment industry, collaborating with other artists and celebrities, and advocating for animal welfare.
Tyler’s musical career spans over five decades, during which he has achieved a multitude of accolades and accomplishments. Aerosmith, formed in 1970, quickly rose to fame in the 1970s with hit songs like “Dream On,” “Sweet Emotion,” and “Walk This Way.” Tyler’s dynamic and flamboyant stage presence, coupled with his unique vocal range and songwriting skills, helped make Aerosmith one of the most successful and enduring rock bands of all time. The band has sold over 150 million records worldwide and has won numerous awards, including four Grammys.
Throughout his career, Tyler has also collaborated with other artists and celebrities, expanding his musical repertoire and reaching new audiences. He has performed duets with fellow rock stars like Mick Jagger, Alice Cooper, and Slash, and has even ventured into the country music scene, collaborating with artists like Carrie Underwood, his daughter Liv Tyler, and Eric Paslay. Tyler has also lent his voice to a variety of film and television projects, including the animated movie “Happy Feet” and the hit television show “American Idol,” where he served as a judge for multiple seasons.
In addition to his musical pursuits, Tyler is also an avid animal lover and advocate. He has been a longtime supporter of animal welfare organizations, including the Humane Society of the United States and the Farm Sanctuary, and has used his platform to raise awareness about animal cruelty and promote responsible pet ownership. Tyler’s own pets, including his beloved dogs and cats, have often accompanied him on tour and have even made appearances in some of his music videos.