Ian Ziering
Ian Ziering
Real Name/Full Name Ian Andrew Ziering
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ian Ziering
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30 March 1964
Age/How Old: 60 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Paul M. Ziering
Mother – Muriel Ziering
Siblings: Jeff Ziering, Barry Ziering
School: West Orange High School
College: William Paterson University
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorce
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Erin Kristine Ludwig (m. 2010-2019), Nikki Ziering (m. 1997-2002)
Kids/Children Name: Mia Loren Ziering, Penna Mae Ziering
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Ian Andrew Ziering is known as an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his role as Steve Sanders on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210. He is also known as Ian Ziering. He was in the show from 1990 to 2000. In an animated sci-fi series Biker Mice, he also gave his voice to the character Vinnie. He starred in the Sharknado film series from 2013 to 2018 as Fin Shepard. In 2019, in the television series swamp thing Ziering played the role of one of the DC comic character named Blue devil.

Well, how well do you know about Ian Ziering? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ian Ziering’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ian Ziering to date.

Biography and Early Life

Ziering was born on 30th March 1964 in a Jewish family as the youngest among three children. His father Paul M. Ziering worked as a teacher, saxophonist and also he was an orchestra leader. In 2008, he lost his father. His mother Muriel was a housewife, and she passed away in 1998. He grew up in West Orange, a suburban township which is a part of Essex County in New Jersey, with his two older brothers Jeff and Barry. Originally his family belongs to Russia and Austria.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ian Ziering in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ian Ziering’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 30 March 1964. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170 lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.


Ziering attended West Orange High school with his brothers, which is a comprehensive four-year community public school. He graduated from the school in 1982. He is an alumnus of West Paterson University of New Jersey from where he graduated in 1988.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ian Ziering married then Playboy ( an American men’s lifestyle and entertainment magazine) model Natalie Jo “Nikki” Schieler in 1997. The wedding took place on 4th July 1997. The couple divorced after nearly five years of marriage in February 2002 due to “irreconcilable differences”, as cited by them.

Ziering started dating Erin Ludwig in 2009. And in February 2010, the actor announced that he is engaged to Erin, who was reportedly working as a nurse at that time. By 28th May 2010, the couple got hitched on the Newport Beach in California and announced after just five months into their marriage that they are expecting their first child together. On 25th April 2011, they welcomed their daughter Mia Loren. The couple had another daughter on 25th April 2013, and she is named Penna Mae.

On 31st October 2019, the couple announced their separation, and less than a week after that, Ludwig filed for divorce from Ziering. The couple sought joint custody over their daughters, with Ludwig having physical custody and Ziering having visitation time. Even after separation, the couple had nothing but only good things to say about each other, they considered each other as great parents and stated “hectic work schedules and busy lifestyles” as the reason for separation.

As of 2020, Us Weekly magazine revealed that Ziering has started dating again after his divorce, and it is rumored that it might be a member of the celebrity dating app called Raya. No further information is known about his alleged girlfriend so far. Seems like the 56-year-old actor wants to keep his dating life under the wraps for now.

Is Ian Ziering Gay?

He is neither a gay nor bisexual celebrity he is a straight man. Although there was a time when a rumor spread that he may be gay. But that rumor was short-lived. He had been married twice, both are women. Although the relationships did not end up working in the long term, there is no reason for us to assume that he is not straight. He has never explicitly talked about his sexuality at all.

Professional Career

Ziering’s debuted on-screen in 1990, after he was cast on Beverly Hills, 90210, a television series that follows the lives of a group of friends living in the posh, star-studded area of Beverly Hills in California. There a role was played by him of Steve Sanders, who is a student at high school and friend of Brandon Walsh (played by actor Jason Priestly). He appeared in all the ten seasons of the show until 2000 and was a central character.

In 1988, he was cast as a voice actor in Godzilla. The Series is an American-Japanese animated television series, as Dr. Niko Tatopoulos. Ziering replaced actor Mathew Broderick, who played the role of Dr. Tatopoulos in the original.

He has appeared in other TV series too, such as What I Like About You, JAG, The Doctors (as Elrich Aldrich), Guiding Light (as Cameron Stewart), etc. Also, in a famous space trading and combat video game ‘Freelancer,’ Ian has played the role of Edison Trent. He also played a role in the space trading and combat video game Freelancer as the protagonist Edison Trent.

He also appeared in Dancing With the Stars in 2007 on season 4 as a celebrity dancer and his dance partner was Cheryl Burke. He reached the semi-finals but could not make it to the finals and him and Burke were eliminated on 15th May 2007. Burke later told in an interview in 2016 that her experience of working with Ziering made her want to “slit her wrist”.

She later publicly apologized, not to Ziering, but for making an insensitive comment on a serious issue of suicide. Ziering never made any public comment on this, apart from retweeting a tweet from a former co-worker which says he (Ziering) is a great person to be around.

Ziering auditioned for hosting the game show The Price is Right after the previous host Bob Barker retired from the show. The was ultimately given to actor-comedian Drew Carey. Nikki Schieler, Ziering’s ex-wife was a model on the show from 1999 to 2002.

In 2015, Ziering appeared as a guest on Celebrity Apprentice on NBC, a television reality competition series, which was then hosted by real estate developer (and then later President of America) Donald Trump.

In 2019, he featured on the show Swamp thing where he played the role of DC comic superhero Blue Devil, On 2019, he was cast to play the DC Comics superhero Blue Devil on the show Swamp Thing, which was famous as a superhero horror television series. The show was streamed on the DC Universe, a video-on-demand streaming service operated by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. The show was hit and ran for one season and was positively reviewed by the audience.


In 2006, Ziering made a short film Man vs Monday which was produced and directed by him. He also starred in that film due to which he won audience choice awards at the 2006 Fort Lauderdale International film festival. Ian won the 2006 Monaco Film Festival award for the independent movie stripped down for playing the role of Francis.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ian Ziering in 2024

Ian Ziering Net Worth
Ian Ziering Net Worth

As of 2024, Ian Ziering’s net worth is about $10 million. His salary for all his work is not disclosed, but it is rumored that he made about $1 million from the first five Sharknado films of the Sharknado series. He rejected the offer for the first Sharknado film five times until he accepted it, with his salary being about $100,000. His salary was raised to about $200,000 for the second, third, and fourth installments. For the fifth installment, he earned $500,000 which is almost 16% of the film’s total budget.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Ziering’s favorite kind of sports are water sports, and he loves swimming.
  • He is a connoisseur of Italian food.
  • He first appeared in a national commercial at the age of 12.
  • In the year 1981, Ian got his first role in the musical, titled, I Remember Mama.
  • He worked as a control specialist in California’s Judicial System, where he was a part-time employee.

Ziering appeared first as a child artist in the field of acting and entertainment and made his mark in this profession. From the 1990s to today, Ziering has maintained his versatility as an actor and continues doing so for all his upcoming projects.


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