Cat Stevens - Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens Official website, shop and online community. Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens Official website, shop and online community. News; Life. Biography; Cat Stevens was born on July 21, 1948 in London, England as Stephen Demetre Georgiou. He has been married to Fawzia Ali since September 9, 1979. Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou, 21 July 1948), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi Biographytakes you inside Cat Stevens' life as folk singer and songwriter. Learn about his conversion to Islam in 1977 and how it affected his career. Cat Stevens.