American singer and songwriter, E Street began to write songs from an early age of 13. She has been playing for the band E Street Band since the 1980s and succeeded to earn the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Scialfa worked with the famous musician, Keith Richards on his first solo album 'Talk is Cheap’.
Early life and education
Vivienne Scialfa was born as Vivienne Patricia Scialfa on 29th July 1953 in Deal, New Jersey, United States and grew up in Deal, New Jersey. She belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds American nationality.
Scialfa is born to Patricia Scialfa and Joseph Scialfa. Her father owned a TV store and later became a real estate developer. Her father was of Sicilian ancestry and her mother is from Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Scialfa attended the Asbury Park High School and graduated in 1971. She also earned a degree from the New York University. After that, she went to the University of Miami's jazz conservatory at Frost School of Music.
During her college days, Scialfa submitted original material to other artists in the hope to be recorded but none of her songs were recorded.
Patti Scialfa was very passionate towards music and started to writing lyrics since her childhood days. She worked as a busker and waitress in Greenwich Village after graduating. Later, she formed a street group called Trickster along with Lisa Lowell and Soozie Tyrell.
Scialfa struggled for many years to make her way in songwriting and recording industry in New York and New Jersey. She later played at Folk City and Kenny's Castaways in Greenwich Village and Asbury Park's The Stone Pony.
Scialfa joined the E Street Band in 1984. She first performed in The Born in the U.S.A. Tour after joining the band. She also appeared in the British rock band, Rolling Stones' album, ‘Dirty Work’ in 1986. Scialfa then worked with a famous musician, Keith Richard's first album 'Talk is Cheap'.
In 1993, Scialfa launched her first solo album 'Rumble Doll' in 1993. It contained twelve tracks, including popular singles such as 'Spanish Dancer' and 'In My Imagination.'
Scialfa released her second album '23rd Street Lullaby' in 2007. Her first two albums received four stars from Rolling Stone magazine. The album also earned a huge success and peaked at number 152 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
In 2007, Scialfa released her third album 'Play It as It Lays' which stood at number 90 on the US Billboard 200 chart. It got three and a half stars from the Rolling Stone Magazine.
Patti Scialfa married his boyfriend, Bruce Springsteen on June 8, 1991at their Los Angeles home. The wedding ceremony was attended by his family and close friends. The couple is blessed with three children.
Springsteen is well-known American singer-songwriter who is best recognized for his work with the E Street Band. They first met in the early 1980s, at the Stone Pony, a New Jersey bar. Scialfa and Springsteen began dating and lived together in New Jersey and later moved to Los Angeles.
On 25th July 1990, she gave birth to their first child, Evan James Springsteen.They welcomed their second child, Jessica Rae Springsteen on 30th December 1991. Her third child, Samuel Ryan Springsteen was born on January 5, 1994.
In the early 1990s, the family returned to New Jersey and is currently living in Colts Neck, New Jersey. They also own homes in many places including Wellington, Florida, Rumson, New Jersey, and Los Angeles.
The American singer-songwriter and musician has a net worth of $50 million in 2012. Her husband has the net worth of $460 million in 2016, as per the sources from Forbes.
According to therichest, Bruce has the net worth of $345 million. Bruce had a successful career and made tremendous earning.
Album / Record Earnings ($)
“Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.” (1973) $30,000
“Born to Run” (1975) $6.8 million
“The River” (1980) $2.0 million
“Born in the U.S.A” (1984) $18.0 million
“Ghost of Tom Joad” (1995) $110,000
“The Rising” (2002) $2.3 million
“Devils & Dust” (2005) $700,000
“We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions” (2006) $800,000
“Working on a Dream” (2007-2009) $4.8 million
Scialfa and her husband Springsteen also own many houses in different places across the country. According to Zillow.com sales records, her husband Springsteen sold his longtime Rumson mansion for $3.2 million.Edit