What is Steve Harwell's Net Worth?
Steve Harwell is an American musician who has a net worth of $2.5 million. Harwell is best known for being a founder and lead singer of the band Smash Mouth. He and bassist Paul De Lisle have remained with the band since its founding. They are the only remaining original band members. In October 2021 Harwell announced he was retiring from performing publicly.
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- Net Worth:
- $2.5 Million
- Date of Birth:
- Jan 9, 1967 (56 years old)
- Place of Birth:
- Santa Clara
- Musician, Singer
- United States of America
Harwell was born on January 9, 1967, in Santa Clara, California. He attended Prospect High School in Saratoga, California.
Smash Mouth was formed in 1994 after Harwell united Kevin Coleman (drums), Greg Camp (guitar), and Paul De Lisle (bass). With third wave ska music as their primary niche, they rose to fame with such singles as "Walkin' on the Sun" (1997) and "All Star" (1999).
To date, they have released seven studio albums, the most recent being 2012's "Magic." Their best performing albums to date are 1997's "Fush Yo Mang" which went double platinum, and 1999's "Astro Lounge" which went triple platinum. Their self-titled third studio album was certified gold.
Over the years, the band has also adopted retro styles covering several decades of popular music. They are also known for performing countless covers of popular songs like "I'm a Believer" (The Monkees), "Why Can't We Be Friends?" (War), "Don't You Forget About Me" (Simple Minds), "Can't Get Enough of You Baby" (Question Mark & the Mysterians's), "Getting Better" (The Beatles) and "I Wan'na Be Like You" (Disney).
Aside from his work with the band, Harwell enjoyed a different kind of fame after he was cast in the sixth season of VH1's reality show The Surreal Life. Featuring celebs who are said to have been past their primes, the show put the competitors in a Hollywood Hills mansion for two weeks following their every move with an unforgiving camera.
Personal Life and Real Estate
In 1999, Steve paid $600,000 for a home in Henderson, Nevada. He sold this home in 2009 for $800,000. Upon selling this home he moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a career in country music.