Steve Perry net worth: Steve Perry is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who has an estimated net worth of $45 million dollars. Steve Perry was born in Hanford, California in 1949 where he developed an interest in music at an early age that was encouraged by his parents. Steve Perry is best known as the lead vocalist for the rock band Journey from 1977 to 1987 and 1995 to 1998. Steve Perry gave up singing and moved home when the bassist for a band he was in during his early 20s was killed in an accident but at his mother's urging took a phone call from the manager of a struggling San Francisco based band called Journey. Steve Perry's voice has been accredited with contributing to the most commercially successful years of Journey's history. Steve Perry sang lead vocals on nine of Journey's albums and his distinctive voice can be heard in the Journey hits "Open Arms", "Faithfully", " "Don't Stop Believin'", "Who's Crying Now", "Wheel in the Sky", and "Any Way You Want It". Steve Perry also had a successful solo career from the mid 1980s to the mid 1990s releasing songs such as "Oh Sherrie", "Foolish Hearts", "Missing You", "You Better Wait", and "Young Hearts Forever." Steve Perry also was one of the 21 singers who made up the USA for Africa Band Aid group that recorded the song "We Are the World".