His father was of Italian (from Cotronei, Catanzaro, Calabria) and German (from Berlin and Gerlachsheim) descent, and his maternal grandfather, born Feliks Karol Czarnyszewicz, was a Polish emigrant from Kliczew and Bobrujsk (now, respectively, Klichaw and Babruysk, each of which is in Mahilyow Voblast, Belarus). Steven's maternal grandmother had English and distant Welsh ancestry; also, on the show Who Do You Think You Are? (2010), Steven's daughter Liv Tyler discovered that Steven's great-great-great-grandfather, Robert J. Elliott, was of half or part African-American ancestry. He was married to Steven's ancestor, Elizabeth "Betsey"/"Betsy" Rollins, in New York.
What he wants on his gravestone: Here lies Tyler, the Demon of Screamin', who never woke up from the dream he was dreamin', until one day he drank some magic potion, now all that's left is sweet emotion.
He shares the same birthday with 黛安娜·罗斯, who is 4 years his senior. Incidentally, he approached her son, Evan Ross, whom was conversing with a few young friends when he pulled up his black SUV to the sidewalk and rolled down his window to also catch up with him.
He drives a black Venom GT Spyder sports car that he ordered customized in 2013 ($1.2 million). The car eventually became the fastest open-top sports car after it was officially clocked at a top speed of 265.6 mph in March 2016.
When Aerosmith released its self-titled debut album, the producer told him to sing differently and it being their first record he didn't know any different. But Wikipedia says: "Steven Tyler says that this was the only song on the band's first album where he used his "real" voice. He was insecure about how his voice sounded on tape, so for the other songs, he tried to sing a bit lower and sound more like soul artists, such as James Brown." Which by the end of that song it starts to show how he would sing later on.
In 1984, Tyler heard one of Aerosmith's older songs on the radio and didn't recognize it due to a poor memory from years of drug use. He told fellow Aerosmith player Joe Perry that they should perform a cover version for that song, which Perry replied, "It's us, fuckhead.".