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Born in Long Branch, New Jersey on September 23, 1949, singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen, nicknamed "The Boss," was a popular musician long before he was a famous one. He has won 20 Grammy Awards as well as an Academy Award and is in both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame during a career which has lasted from 1969 to present day. He is most famous for songs he did while he led the E Street Band. He married actress Julianne Phillips in 1985 and they were divorced after his relationship with his backup singer Patti Scialfa made gossip columns and tabloid papers in 1988. He and Patti married in 1991. Together, they have three children.

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