Jim Steinman Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Jim Steinman

An American record producer, composer, and lyricist by the name of James Richard “Jim” Steinman wrote several popular songs. He has performed as a vocalist, pianist, and arranger as well. He has written songs for musical theatre, adult contemporary, rock ‘n’ roll, dance, pop, and film scores. He worked with Bonnie Tyler and Meat Loaf to create records for them, including Bat Out of Hell and Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, two of the best-selling albums in music history.

Jim Steinman Biography and Net Worth

Net Worth                 $10 million
Full Name                  James Richard Steinman
Birth Date                  November 1, 1947
Died                            April 19, 2021
Birthplace                 Hewlett, New York, U.S.
Profession                Record producer, Composer, Lyricist
Wife                           Leslie Steinman (ex)
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Jim Steinman Early Life

Steinman, the son of Latin instructor Eleanor and steel distribution warehouse owner Louis Steinman, was born on November 1st, 1947, in Hewlett Harbor, New York. Jim came from a Jewish family who follow the religion strictly. In 1965, Steinman received his high school diploma from George W. Hewlett. For his essay on the three greatest American innovations, Steinman won Newsday’s January essay contest on American history in 1963 while a sophomore at Hewlett High School. In 1969, Steinman graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College.

Jim Steinman Career Beginnings

Steinman provided the soundtrack for an Amherst College production of Bertolt Brecht’s “A Man’s a Man” in March 1968. He oversaw the direction of Michael McClure’s The Beard in May 1968 in Amherst. He contributed music to a version of Brecht’s Baal performed by the Island Theater Workshop on Martha’s Vineyard during the summer of 1968. The Dream Engine (April 1969), a musical that Steinman composed as a senior at Amherst College in Massachusetts, was used to satisfy the criteria for an independent study course.

Jim Steinman Success

He kept on writing musicals throughout the 1970s, and in 1977 he collaborated with Meatloaf to write “Bat Out of Hell.” Although it took the duo years to find a record label to buy the album, it was a hit as soon as it was made public. He continued to write popular songs, theme songs, and musicals after that, including “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” “Holding Out for a Hero,” “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now,” and the “Shrek 2” soundtrack. The music featuring Karine Hannah was set to be released by Velvet Valve Records in 2017. A recording of Hannah performing “Braver Than We Are” was made available online by Velvet Valve Records in March of that year.

Jim Steinman Wife

Songs about heartbreak were frequently produced by the record producer. Leslie Steinman married Jim in 1974 but in the year 2001, they divorced. Later, Jim and Deborah became engaged but he never made it known to the public. Other information about him was kept private.

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Jim Steinman Net worth

Jim Steinman has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2022.

Jim Steinman Death

In 2004, Steinman suffered a stroke that temporarily caused him to be mute. A further stroke occurred four years before his passing. Steinman passed away from kidney failure on April 19, 2021, at the age of 73, at a hospital in Danbury, Connecticut, according to the death certificate issued by the Connecticut Department of Health.


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