Steve Easterbrook
Steve Easterbrook
Real Name/Full Name Stephen James Easterbrook
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Steve Easterbrook
Birth Place: Watford, England
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 August 1967
Age/How Old: 56 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother –  N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: Watford Grammar School for Boys
College: St Chad’s College, Durham University
Hamburger University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: N/A
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Susie Jennings (Ex)
Kids/Children Name: Three
Profession: Business executive
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Steve Easterbrook is a renowned business executive who is the CEO of McDonald a famous fast food outlet in the United States. I bet you know McDonald coz even the former president Trump loved taking a bit at McDonald. Steve has been the CEO since 2015. Before being the CEO, he was the company’s, Chief Brand Officer. He additionally was the head in the UK as well as Northern Europe. In the news has been his pay package which is setting a benchmark for CEO compensation.

Well, how well do you know about Steve Easterbrook? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Steve Easterbrook’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 Steve Easterbrook to date.

Biography and Early Life

Steve Easterbrook’s birth name is Stephen James Easterbrook. He was born on the 6th of August 1967 in Watford, England. Steve was brought up in Watford, in addition to undertaking his early schooling there.

After finishing his schooling, Steve joined his career in administration as a trainee accountant working at Price Waterhouse before he later joined McDonald’s in 1993. It’s while at McDonald’s’ that he has grown his name to a world-class business executive as well as a renowned CEO.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Steve Easterbrook in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Steve Easterbrook’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024 having been born on 6 August 1967. Though, he is 5′6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


Steve undertook his early education at the Watford Grammar School for Boys. While still at his young age, Steve loved burgers from McDonald’s. He used to visit the outlet during offer time to take some for himself.

He furthered his studies at St Chad’s College, Durham University, where he did natural sciences. While at school, Steve was an avid cricket player and had a chance to play with his fellow student Nasser Hussain, who later on became England’s cricket test team captain.

While at McDonald, Easterbrook attended the Hamburger University in Chicago, where he received 18 months of training.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Currently, Easterbrook is divorced. He was married to his lovely wife Susie Jennings, but later, after personal differences, they had to part ways, and they divorced. Together the lovely couple was blessed with three children whose names have not yet been revealed.

Together with his children, Easterbrook resides in Illinois, United States. His daughters are frequent visitors of McDonald’s. His children do McDonald’s visits two or three times every month.

Additionally, Steve is a proud supporter of his home team Watford FC, a professional football club hailing from Watford, Hertfordshire in England.

Is Steve Easterbrook Gay?

Steve Easterbrook’s sexual orientation is straight. He is neither a gay person nor is he a bisexual. He has been involved in a marriage relationship with Susie Jennings; however, the two separated due to personal differences. Through their marriage, the couple was blessed with three children. This marriage relationship is perfect proof that Steve’s sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

After finishing his schooling in university, Steve joined his career in administration as a trainee accountant working at Price Waterhouse. He then later joined McDonald’s in 1993. He joined McDonald as its London’s finance department as the manager. For over five years at this office, he was streamlining the UK operations. While at McDonald, Easterbrook attended the Hamburger University in Chicago where he undertook 18 months of training. This propelled the companies to increased profits after he returned; hence he was assigned the northern countries as well.

Steve became the UK’s Chief Executive of McDonald’s in 2006 before he became the president of McDonald’s in Europe in 2010. However, he left McDonald’s in 2011 for he felt they failed to give him greater responsibility.

Steve then joined PizzaExpress as the CEO and then later on Wagamama, which are top casual and fast-food companies in the UK.

Easterbrook returned to McDonald in 2013 as the UK’s Chief Branding Officer before later on becoming the head of UK operations as well as the head of Northern Europe. Later on, for a greater global role, he was transferred to Chicago.

After Don Thompson, former McDonald CEO, stepped down in January 2015. Steve was made the CEO in March 2015. His base salary started at $1.1 million and an annual bonus which would depend on his annual performance totaling 160% of his base salary.


While he has not won any awards so far, his success, especially at McDonald’s at different levels, has been a case study at the Harvard Business School. He has been featured in different media channels for his success, including news in business, finance newspapers as well as journals.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Steve Easterbrook in 2024

Steve Easterbrook Net Worth
Steve Easterbrook Net Worth

From his career as a business executive, Steve Easterbrook has amassed an estimated net worth of about $50 million as of 2024. He has received his fortunes as a business executive, especially as the CEO of McDonald’s.

In his first year as the CEO of McDonald’s, he received a base salary of $1.1 million as well as an annual bonus of 160% of the base salary. In 2016, he received a compensation of 15.4 million.

Steve has been a successful business executive who has grown through the ranks to being the CEO. He now hails as the most compensated CEO in the world and other companies’ benchmark on his compensation. HE leads a quiet and happy life together with his children in Illinois.


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