Steven and Maureen Van Zandt In The House

Steven Van Zandt and His Wife, Maureen Van Zandt, Were Our Special Guests in 2016

Steven Van Zandt is perhaps best known for being a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band. However, he came into his own and together with his wife, Maureen Van Zandt, he joined us for our throwback to Woodstock in 2016. The pair spent their time talking to the children in our program and helping them through rehearsals to bring back the Age of Aquarius in Lincroft, Brookdale, Middletown, and Red Bank, New Jersey. It was a fantastic experience for everyone involved.

About Steven and Maureen Van Zandt

Steven and Maureen Van Zandt weren’t young when they met and married, but that didn’t mean they weren’t a powerful couple in the entertainment industry. They didn’t have any children, but both have a passion for working with kids, especially those who are interested in making music a career. Now in their 70s, the two aren’t showing their age and are still going strong, helping young people realize their dreams in the entertainment industry.

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Photos via Bruce Gallipani

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1) Does Steven Van Zandt have children?

Steven Van Zandt and his wife Maureen do not have any children. The couple married when they were in their 30s and never chose to have children of their own.

2) Who is Steven Van Zandt’s biological father?

Although Steven Van Zandt grew up under the fatherly care of William Van Zandt, whom his mother married in 1957, Steven’s biological father was a man named Vince Borello. She left his father while she was still pregnant due to his drug addiction problems.

3) Why did Steven Van Zandt change his name?

Steven Van Zandt was born Steven Lento and was given his mother’s surname because of her separation from his biological father. When she married William Van Zandt, he went on to adopt Steven, resulting in his name change.