Luke Steele is an Australian musician, singer and songwriter born on 13th December 1979. Steele is the vocalist and primary songwriter of the alternative rock band The Sleepy Jackson and is a member of the electronic music duo Empire of the Sun.
Luke Steele is a member of a musical family. His father, Rick, is a blues guitarist and harmonica player. Steele’s sister, Katy, is the vocalist of Perth indie rock band Little Birdy. His brother Jake, also joined The Sleepy Jackson in 2008 playing computer samples and has played keyboards for the now defunct Perth band Injured Ninja. Steele’s other brother Jesse was an original member of The Sleepy Jackson.
In 2006, Steele became engaged to a magazine editor, Jodi (aka “Snappy Dolphin”), who also joined The Sleepy Jackson for the band’s 2008 national tour. In October 2008, the couple had their first child, a daughter named Sunny Tiger.