Luke Steele

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Birthday
13, 1979
Birthplace
Perth, Australia
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
Perth, Australia

About

One-half of the electronic duo Empire of the Sun, the group known for the hit album Walking on a Dream, who also founded the alternative rock band The Sleepy Jackson.

Before Fame

He formed The Sleepy Jackson in 1998 and, on the verge of a record deal with EMI, his bandmates quit, forcing him to reform the group from scratch.

Trivia

He met the other member of Empire of the Sun in 2000 in a bar in Sydney and the two immediately decided to embark on a music project together.

Family Life

He has two brothers and a sister, all of whom are musicians. He and his fiancee, Jodi, welcomed a daughter in 2008 named Sunny Tiger.

Associated With

He has cited Cole Porter, Kill And The Gang, and The Cure among his musical influences.