Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen is an American singer-songwriter. He rose to fame after the release of his third album, Born to Run (1975), which featured the Top 40 single "Born to Run." In 1984, Springsteen released the album Born in the U.S.A., which has become one of the best-selling albums of all time and featured a then record-tying seven singles that reached the Top 10 on the Billboard Top 100 chart. Springsteen has had nine studio albums reach number one on the Billboard 200 chart. His most famous songs include "Hungry Heart," "Dancing in the Dark," "Born in the U.S.A.," "I'm on Fire," "Glory Days," "Brilliant Disguise" and "Streets of Philadelphia." Springsteen has won 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes, a Tony Award for his concert residency Springsteen on Broadway and an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Streets of Philadelphia." He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999, received the Kennedy Center Honors in 2009 and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016. He is also known for collaborating with his primary backing band, The E Street Band, which includes Patti Scialfa, his wife since 1991.
Bruce Springsteen
Full Name
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen
Hometown
Long Branch, New Jersey
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Born
09/23/1949
Age
72

FAQs

Where does Bruce Springsteen live?

Bruce Springsteen lives on a horse farm in Colts Neck, New Jersey.

Who is Bruce Springsteen married to?

Bruce Springsteen has been married to musician Patti Scialfa since 1991. He was previous married to model and actress Julianne Phillips from 1985 to 1989.

Why is Bruce Springsteen called "the Boss"?

Bruce Springsteen is nicknamed "the Boss" because of the management-like role he took of the bands he played in early in his career.

Why was Bruce Springsteen arrested?

On Nov. 14, 2020, Bruce Springsteen was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in Sandy Hook, New Jersey although he was not over the legal limit. In February 2021, Springsteen pleaded guilty to possessing alcohol in a closed area and paid a fine.

What song did Bruce Springsteen sing at the Inauguration?

At the 2021 Presidential Inauguration of President Joe Biden, Bruce Springsteen performed his 1999 song "Land of Hopes and Dreams."

Why did Bruce Springsteen get booed on 'Saturday Night Live'?

In 2015 it was erroneously reported that Bruce Springsteen was booed when he performed on 'Saturday Night Live' in December 2015. In fact, the audience was saying "Bruuuuuce!", which is a common chant heard at Springsteen's concerts.

Who dances with Bruce Springsteen in the "Dancing in the Dark" music video?

In the music video for Bruce Springsteen's 1984 song "Dancing in the Dark," Springsteen dances with future 'Friends' star Courteney Cox.

How many kids does Bruce Springsteen have?

Bruce Springsteen has three children: Evan, Jessica and Samuel.

What high school did Bruce Springsteen attend?

Bruce Springsteen graduated Freehold High School in Freehold, New Jersey in 1967.

When did Bruce Springsteen perform at the Super Bowl?

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed during the halftime show at Super Bowl XLIII on Feb. 1, 2009.

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