David A. Stewart is an English songwriter, musician, and record producer. David A. Stewart is best known for his successful professional collaboration with Annie Lennox, Eurythmics.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
David A. Stewart was born on September 9, 1952, in Sunderland, United Kingdom his age is 70 years as of 2022 and he is a naturalized British citizen and Christian by religion.
Similarly, his full name is David Allan Stewart and his birth sign is Vigo.
When his parents, Jack and Sadie, divorced when he was 14, he moved in with his father, a successful accountant, but it was his mother who had the most influence on him.
Talking about his educational background, Stewart attended Barnes Infants and Junior School and Bede Grammar School for Boys.
David A Stewart – Net Worth 2023
David A. Stewart is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who has earned a considerable income from his work. Stewart’s estimated net worth is around $45 million. Also, Stewart’s annual salary is $750k and his source of income is mainly his musical profession.
Career and Professional Life
Regarding his career, Stewart landed a record deal as a member of the folk-rock band Longdancer while still in his teens. They did not achieve commercial success despite being signed to Elton John’s record label, The Rocket Record Company.
Moreover, he also worked with Brian Harrison to release an EP on the Sunderland Multi cord label (label number MULT-SH-1, producer Ken McKenzie), recording two songs from a school musical production written by teacher Dick Bradshaw, one traditional number (“A Blacksmith Courted Me”), and a song written by Dave and Brian (“Deep December”).
Furthermore, Stewart spent several years in London squats after leaving Wearside. Paul Jacobs introduced him to Annie Lennox in late 1976. Stewart and Lennox soon became romantically involved. By 1977, the pair had collaborated with Sunderland musician Peet Coombes, releasing a single as The Catch on Logo Records.
The band then evolved into The Tourists, who had limited success, including a 1979 hit with a cover of Dusty Springfield’s “I Only Want to Be with You.” Stewart moved to France after the Eurythmics disbanded in 1990 and immediately released an album with his new band, The Spiritual Cowboys.
Flatliners, a 1990 film, featured the song “Party Town.” In 1991, a second album was released. Both records achieved Gold status in France, where Stewart focused his efforts. Stewart worked on Vegas with singer Terry Hall (formerly of The Specials, The Fun Boy Three, and The Colourfield) in 1992.
More about David A. Stewart’s Career
He then released Sly-Fi, his second album, the first on the internet. Stewart appeared in a BT commercial in 1995, singing the song “Secrets,” which was written specifically for the commercial. Stewart collaborated with former South African President Nelson Mandela in November 2002.
However, Stewart announced on his MySpace page in 2007 that he would be performing live concerts spanning his entire career.
Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones announced in May 2011 the formation of a new supergroup called SuperHeavy, which includes Dave Stewart, Joss Stone, Damian Marley, and A. R. Rahman.
The duo only released one self-titled album, which was commercially unsuccessful despite one of the album’s singles (“Possessed”) reaching the UK Top 40. Stewart released his first solo album, Greetings from the Gutter, in 1994. The album was not a commercial success, but Stewart did have a minor UK hit with “Heart Of Stone,” which peaked at number 36.
Stewart has not endorsed any brand, nor has he promoted anything, nor has he been seen in any brand collaborations.
Awards and Nomination
Stewart received the O2 Silver Clef Award in 2000. In 2005, he was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame, and in 2015, he received the Music Producers Guild Outstanding Contribution to UK Music Award.
Moreover, in 2017, the Eurythmics were nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Similarly, he won Best British Producer at the Brit Awards in 1986, 1987, and 1990.
Stewart was previously married to Pamela Wilkinson from 1972 to 1977 and married former Bananarama member Siobhan Fahey (who later formed Shakespeare’s Sister) in 1987. The couple has two kids (Sam and Django). In 1996, they divorced.
Moreover, Stewart married Dutch photographer Anoushka Fisz on August 4, 2001, and they have two daughters, Kaya and Indya. Stewart and Fisz relocated to Hollywood in 2004 so that Stewart could focus on his soundtrack work.
Stewart hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies. Also, Stewart avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage his professional musical career.
David A Stewart – Body Measurements
Talking about Stewart’s height he is 5 Feet 7 inches tall and weighs 70kg. Moreover, Stewart’s eye color is black and his hair color is grey. Also, Stewart’s shoe size is 10(US).
David A Stewart – Social Media
David A Stewart is very active on Instagram. He has 41.5k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @davestewarteurythmics. Similarly, his Twitter handles @davestewart are followed by 63.1k followers.