Steve Lacy Bio, Age, Career, Wiki, Physical Attributes, Girlfriend and Net Worth
Steven Thomas Lacy-Moya who goes by the stage name Steve Lacy is a multi-talented individual who is a known singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer. The singer-songwriter was born in Compton, California on May 23, 1998 and as such bears American nationality. He is popularly known as the lead guitarist of the Los Angeles-based R&B/ Hip-Hop band “the Internet”. He has always had the passion and love for playing guitars since an early age.
As a producer, he self-produced his first solo EP titled “Steve Lacy’s Demo” and as such gave him a massive exposure to the Hip-Hop/ R&B world earning a collaboration on Tyler, the Creator’s 2017 single “911/Mr.Lonely” alongside Frank Ocean.
With regards to his songwriting career, He has written a number of songs for artistes such as Kendrick Lamar, Chloe and Halle Bailey among others.
His song “Bad Habits” became quite popular on the internet which led to his rise to fame. This song went viral and was featured in countless TikTok videos and reels, which helped peak the song at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, his first song to attain such a milestone.
Who is Steve Lacy?
Steve Thomas Lacy-Moya was born on May 23, 1998 in Compton, California. He is currently 25 years of age. He has made a name for himself as a singer, record producer and lead guitarist of LA-based R&B band “the Internet”. He bears the Gemini Zodiac sign as characteristic of Geminis, has the potential to juggle a variety of passions and careers as evident of his multiple careers. He is a biracial individual who was born to a black mother and a Filipino father. He is not an only child and has a sister by name Asia Lacy. He was raised by his mother since his father was not much around and when he was 10 years, his father eventually passed away. Being raised by a single mother has its own demerits but Steve found himself in a lucky position as his mother provided him with everything he needed. He gained the passion for playing guitar at an early age and his mother provided him with the support he needed to harness that passion into a talent. During his childhood, his hometown of Compton was in the news for all the wrong reasons and his mother protected him from the negative vices that were going on in his environment by moving him to Harbor City, Los Angeles.
He had his early high school education at the Nathaniel Narbonne High School in Harbor City, Los Angeles and went on to graduate at a private school.
As a guitarist, he grew the enthusiasm and passion for guitars as early as 7 years old from the video game “Guitar Hero” and was keen on laying hands on a real guitar. In High School, he met his current “the Internet” Bandmate, Jameel Bruner who ushered him into the school’s jazz band where he learnt how to play and perfect his guitar skills after which he produced his first song on his iPhone using his guitar.
In 2013, he played a key role in the production of the Internet’s third studio album “Ego Death” which was nominated by the Grammy’s for “Best Urban Contemporary Album” at 58th annual edition of the show. He went on to produce a number of songs for artistes such as Denzel Curry’s 2016 song “If Tomorrow’s Not Here”, J Cole, Isaiah Rashad, Kendrick Lamar among others.
As a producer, he self-produced his first solo EP titled “Steve Lacy’s Demo” in 2017 and as such gave him a massive exposure to the Hip-Hop/ R&B world earning a collaboration on Tyler, the Creator’s 2017 single “911/Mr.Lonely” alongside Frank Ocean. He also created a number of songs on his iPhone using guitar and built-in microphones. He also produced for a number of artistes including Ravyn Lenae’s Crush EP, Kali Uchis’ debut album “Isolation”, Mac Miller’s “Swimming” album among others. He also collaborated with his bandmates on their “Hive Mind” album which was released in 2018.
In 2018, he stopped improvising using his iPhone and started using state-of-the-art instruments for his recordings and record production and even went ahead to produce for rapper YG.
The Subsequent years saw him attaining even much greater success, for example in 2019 when he was honored for his production on Solange’s album “When I get home” and even went ahead to release a number of projects including the single “N Side” in April from his first studio album “Apollo XXI” which was released on May 24, 2019.
2022 was the most successful year of his career, his second studio album “Gemini Rights” made it to the top ten of the Billboard 200 charts. “Bad Habits”, a single from the album, went viral and was featured in countless TikTok videos and reels, which helped peaked the song at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and simultaneously topped five different hip-hop and R&B and alternative rock charts, his first song to attain such a milestone and it was the first time that a song had ruled multiples charts. The snippet of the song was featured in over 400,000 videos on TikTok alone. He was nominated by Grammy’s for “Record of The Year” and “Song of The Year” with the album itself winning “Best Progressive R&B Album”.
In 2023, Time Magazine honored him as one of the “100 most influential People in the World”.
He has amassed over 3.5 million followers on IG and has a successful YouTube channel with over a million subscribers.
In 2017, he came out as bisexual on Tumblr after he answered a fan’s question saying he would date a man.
Unfortunately, Steve isn’t the type of guy who gives updates of his love life to fans. He has kept a low profile and separated his private life from his professional career and has kept his lover a secret from the public domain. As a bisexual, we still don’t have any information on whether he is with a male or female.
He is a handsome young man who embraces alternative form of self-expression and has an odd sense of fashion, has multiple tattoos and stands at a stunning height of 6 feet 1 inch and has a body weight of 70 kilograms. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
According to sources, Steve has an estimated net worth of $35 million which he accrued from his record producing and singing career. He has collaborated with a lot of artistes and produced for numerous others hence, his hefty net worth.
|Steve Thomas Lacy-Moya
|Singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist
|Date of Birth
|May 23, 1998
|6 feet 1 inch