Steve Guttenberg is a famous actor, author, comedian, and producer of the American origin. He is also a film director who gained fame in the 80s as he starred in various films. Let’s find out how much is the net worth of Steven Guttenberg in the year 2019.
Early Life and Biography
Steven Robert Guttenberg was born on 24th August 1958 in Brooklyn, USA. His father Jerome Stanley Guttenberg worked as an electrical engineer while his mother, Ann Newman was a surgical assistant. He was raised together with his two sisters in the Jewish family.
He started his education at Plainedge High School and graduated in 1976. He later joined the State University of New York for only a year and then relocated to California for a career in acting. Luck was on his side when he got to California as within weeks; he had done commercials for Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Steve married Denise Bixler who was a model on 30th September 1988. Their union, however, did not last long as they separated in 1992 and finally got divorced in 1992. He then started dating Emily Smith, a WCBS television reporter in 2014 and in December 2016, the couple made their engagement public.
Guttenberg is very good-hearted, and he has been actively involved in activities to give back to the society. He is a board member of various charitable organizations, and he was made the Ambassador for Children on the Entertainment Industry Foundation.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Steve made a debut in the film industry in 1977 in the movie ‘Something for Joey’. In the same year, he starred in the comedy ‘The Chicken Chronicles’. He had a big breakthrough in his career after he had a lead role in a 1984 movie titled ‘Police Academy’. The movie became a huge hit with three consecutive sequels. Another major success was in the movie ‘Cocoon’ in 1985.
Guttenberg had a lead role in ‘Short Circuit’ in 1986 which also became a hit. His act was also commendable in the movie ‘Three Men and a Baby’. He directed the movie ‘Love Off Limits’. He also wrote and produced ‘P. S. Your Cat is Dead’ among others.
He has over the years appeared in several comedies and films. He also appeared in the television series ‘Veronica Mars’. As an author, he has published a book titled ‘The Kids From Disco’ and another one by the name of ‘The Guttenberg Bible’.
For his achievements, he was awarded in 2008 with Tony Randall Lifetime Award, and he was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Hall of Fame.
Net Worth and Earnings
The net worth of this amazing personality is $20 Million. His wealth has come from his diverse career as an actor, film producer, director, and an author. He is also a businessman and all this accounts to his fortune that has enabled him to have a posh life today.
Steve Guttenberg has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry over the span of four decades he has been active. He started from the scratch, and he has managed to rise to be a famous actor. He is a role model the youth should emulate today.