|Real Name/Full Name
|Steve Glenn Martin
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Waco, Texas, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|14 August 1945
|78 years old
|In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Father – Glenn Vernon Martin
Mother – Mary Lee Martin
|Garden Grove High School
|California State University, Long Beach
|Anne Stringfield (m. 2007), Victoria Tennant (m. 1986–1994)
It goes without saying that Steve Martin is by far one of the most talented actors Hollywood has ever seen. His talents range from being an actor, comedian, writer to a producer and musician. Steve has also won endless prestigious awards such as the Grammy, a Primetime Emmy Award, and was given an Honorary Academy Award during the 5th Annual Governors Awards held in 2013.
Well, how well do you know about Steve Martin? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Steve Martin’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 Martin to date.
Biography and Early Life
On August 14, 1945, Steve Martin was born in Waco, Texas, to parents Glenn and Mary. His father was a real estate salesman and worked in the same profession for several years. Steve witnessed his upbringing in Inglewood, California, along with his sister Melina and later on moved to Garden Grove, California, and was raised in a Baptist family.
Steve landed his first job in Disneyland, where he sold guidebooks on the weekends and did it full-time during his summer break. During his leisure, he visited the Main Street Magic Shop and saw tricks being demonstrated. By the year 1960, Steve had mastered numerous magic tricks and took up a paying job at the Magic Shop in Fantasyland.
When Steve was in his 20’s, he was in a relationship with Melissa Trumbo, who was the daughter of the infamous novelist and screenwriter Dalton Trumbo.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Steve Martin in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Steve Martin’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 14 August 1945. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
Steve had attended and graduated from Garden Grove High School. He then went on to attend Santa Ana College, where he took classes in drama and English poetry. During his leisure, Steve and his high school friend Kathy Westmoreland would participate in comedies and other productions going on at the Bird Cage Theatre. Steve joined the comedy group known as Knott’s Berry Farm, where he met actress Stormie Shrek.
The duo then developed their own comedy routines and soon became romantically involved. Stormie’s influence on Steve caused him to apply to California State University with a philosophy major. His college classes had inspired him to such an extent that he started considering becoming a professor than an actor. In the year 1967, he shifted to UCLA and switched his major to theatre.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
During the early 1980s, Steve was dating Bernadette Peters, his co-star in The Jerk and Pennies from Heaven. He was also in a relationship with Mary Tyler Moore. Steve got married to actress Victoria Tennant on November 20, 1986. Victoria and Steve starred together in the film. All of Me released in 1984.
Unfortunately, the couple got divorced in 1994. Steve Martin then married Anne Stringfield on July 28, 2007. Anne Stringfield is a former New York Staffer. Bob Kerrey presided over the wedding ceremony, which took place at Steve’s Los Angeles home. Lorne Michaels was the best man at the wedding. Martin became a father in December 2012 when Anne gave birth to a baby girl.
Is Steve Martin Gay?
Steve Martin is not gay as he has been married twice in his lifetime, and he is currently married to his wife, Anne Stringfield. This proves that his sexual orientation is straight.
Steve started gaining attraction in the 1960s while he was working as a writer for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. He also became a frequent host on Saturday Night Live. During the 70s, Steve performed unconventional comedy routines, and in the 80s, Steve left the comedian career path behind to become a successful actor.
He has starred in films like The Jerk(1979), Dead Men Don’t Wear Plad( 1982), The Man with Two Brains( 1983), Three Amigos and Little Shop of Horrors, both released in 1986, Roxanne and Planes, Trains and Automobiles which were released in 1987, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels released in 1988, L.A. Story released in 1991 and the list continues. Steve Martin also played the role of Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther remakes.
Steve Martin has also written books and lyrics to musicals such as Bright Star( 2016) and the comedy Meteor Shower( 2017). Both the plays premiered on Broadway.
Steve Martin has prestigious awards such as a Grammy, a Primetime Emmy Award, and an Honorary Academy Award. He holds the AFI lifetime achievement award as well, which adds to his awards tally.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Steve Martin in 2024
As of 2024, Steve Martin is worth about $150 million. A significant section of his cashflow comes from his movies, although he holds other means of generating income. He has also done several brand endorsements which adds to his wealth.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Steve Martin was a member of the board of trustees for the Los Angeles Museum of Art between 1984 and 2004.
- He is a great admirer of comedians such as Charlie Chaplin, and Laurel and Hardy.
- It was in the year 2009 that he made his first ever appearance at The Grand Ole Opry show.
- He hosted the Academy Awards in the year 2001 and 2003 respectively.
- He is a very humble and caring man in real life
Steve Martin narrates a story of a man with humble beginnings who can rise to extraordinary heights by being passionate and true to their art form. He continues to stay down to earth even after all the fame and success he has witnessed.