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January 22, 1949
64 years old
Steve Perry Facts
Best known as the lead vocalist of Journey from 1978-1997, he released nine albums including Trial By Fire, which went platinum in 1996.
He played drums on his high school marching band; when he was twelve he heard Sam Cooke's song "Cupid," which inspired him to become a singer.
He was one of the 21 vocalists who sang "We Are the World," in 1985. Jon Bon Jovi dubbed him "The Voice."
His father was vocalist and KNGS radio station owner Ray Perry.
Both Perry and the celebrated soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo are of Portuguese descent