He is married to Pia Maiocco, former bass player for Vixen.
He owns two studio's "The Mothership" and "The Harmony Hut".
He has a signature Ibanez acoustic, the Euphoria.
He played on David Lee Roth's Eat'em And Smile (1985) and Skyscraper (1988).
In 1984, he replaced Yngwie Malmsteen as lead guitarist in Alcatrazz(the band).
He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
He is 6 feet, 2 inches tall.(1.88 m)
Won a Grammy award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance at the
46th Annual GRAMMY awards
See also Steve Vai at MP3.com
Performed in the movie Crossroads, as Jack Butler playing the guitar.