Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

Rock Singer

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He has released 21 studio albums, most of which feature his backing band, the E Street Band.

Full Name
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen
Sep 23, 1949
5′ 10″
Net Worth


Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen was born on September 23, 1949, in Long Branch, New Jersey. He is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold more than 135 million records worldwide. Springsteen's mother, Adele Ann Zerilli, was a legal secretary, while his father, Douglas Frederick Springsteen, was a bus driver. 

Springsteen began playing music in high school bands and eventually became part of the local rock scene. In 1972 he formed a band called The E Street Band and released his first album, Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ. The album went on to become a critical and commercial success and launched "The Boss" into stardom. His follow-up albums—Born to Run (1975) and Darkness on the Edge of Town (1978)—cemented his status as one of the most iconic musicians of the 20th century. 

In 1984 he released Born in the USA which became one of the top-selling albums of all time with singles such as “Dancing in the Dark” and “Glory Days” becoming hit songs. In 1986 he released Live/1975–85 which sold over 15 million copies worldwide making it one of the best selling live albums ever released. He has also won 20 Grammys throughout his career including Album Of The Year for his 1995 record The Ghost Of Tom Joad. 

Throughout his career Springsteen has been involved in social causes such as human rights and hunger relief around the world. He has also performed numerous charity concerts to raise money for various causes.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1949</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Bruce Springsteen is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 23, 1949, Bruce Springsteen was born in Long Branch, New Jersey.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1965</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Forms The Castiles Band</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Forms the band The Castiles with friends from his hometown of Freehold, New Jersey.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1972</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Record Deal with Columbia Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs a record deal with Columbia Records. His debut album entitled Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. is released.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1975</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Born to Run Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases the iconic album Born to Run with songs like Thunder Road and Jungleland.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1980</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">The River Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases the acclaimed double album The River which contains hits such as Hungry Heart and The River.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1984</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Born in the U.S.A. Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases Born in the U.S.A., an album that becomes one of the best selling albums of all time.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1999</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Grammy Award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Wins the Grammy Award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance for his song Secret Garden.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Passion for Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Bruce Springsteen has a passion for music that shines through in his performances. He always puts on an amazing show and clearly loves what he does, which is inspiring and infectious.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Lyrics</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Bruce Springsteen's lyrics are powerful and meaningful. He is able to capture the emotions of everyday life and put them into words in such a way that resonates with many people.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> His Contribution to Rock Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Bruce Springsteen has had a huge impact on rock music over the years. He has been an influence to dozens of other rock musicians and his songs have become timeless classics.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Grew Up in Freehold, New Jersey</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Bruce Springsteen was born and raised in a small town in New Jersey called Freehold.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Played His First Gig at the Age of 13</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At the age of 13 Bruce Springsteen began playing music with his first band, The Castiles, at a local bar in Freehold.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Signed With Columbia Records at the Age of 23</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 1972, at the age of 23, Bruce Springsteen signed with Columbia Records and released his debut album, Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Won 20 Grammy Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">To date, Bruce Springsteen has won 20 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for Born in the U.S.A. and Best Rock Vocal Performance for “Streets of Philadelphia”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 1999, Bruce Springsteen was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, where he was praised by Bono of U2 for his unique blend of rock and folk music.</p></div>


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