Steve Vai Net Worth: Steve Vai is an American guitarist, composer and producer with a net worth of $ 14 million. Steve Vai was born on June 6, 1960 in Carle Place, New York. After his career as a music transcriber for Frank Zappa, Vai recorded and toured with the Zappa band from 1980 to 1982. He began his solo career in 1983, released eight solo albums and won three Grammy awards. Vai has recorded and toured with Public Image Ltd., Alcatrazz, David Lee Roth and Whitesnake. He has also been a regular member of the G3 Concert Tour, which began in 1995. In 1999, he started his own record label, Favored Nations, with the intention of showing the artists who have achieved the highest level of performance in their chosen instruments. . Vai became interested in the guitar due to his adolescent fascination with such legendary artists as Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and Alice Cooper and, when he started high school, he took classes with an older player from the school, Joe Satriani (extraordinary guitarist ). on tour with the likes of Mick Jagger). Vai started playing with local bands and quickly became proficient on guitar. At the age of 18 he attended the renowned Berklee Music School in Boston. As a student there, Vai transcribed several of Frank Zappa‘s most technically demanding compositions for guitar and even sent a copy of one of those transcripts, Black Page, to Zappa. Zappa was so impressed with the young guitarist that when meeting him, he invited Vai to join his band. On March 3, 2011, the online education division of Berklee College of Music in Boston and Steve Vai established the Guinness World Record for the largest online guitar lesson in the world. The first such initiative, which took place on the Livestream Studios media platform in New York City, brought together thousands of guitar players.