Steve Martin is a famous American comedian, actor, filmmaker, musician, and author. He got fame as a well-known writer of a book named “The Smothers Brother Comedy Hour” in the 1960s. Moreover, he appeared as a guest frequently in “The Tonight Show.” Steve Martin Net Worth is approximately $140 million.
Steve Martin (full name Stephen Glenn Martin) was born on 14 August 1944 in Waco, Texas, America. He is the son of a real estate executive. At the age of five, he moved along with his family to Inglewood. Later, from Inglewood to California and went to Garden Grove when Steve was ten years old.
In his teenage, he performed magic tricks in Knotts Berry Farm and Disneyland. Moreover, he sold guidebooks. He starts his education at Long Beach State College, majors in Philosophy. But later, he starts taking an interest in theater programs. So, he enrolled in the University of California, LA.
Beginning of his Career
Martin wants to be a part of the comedy world. He left his college and became a comedy writer for “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” in 1967 till 1968. Because of his excellent writing skills, Martin won an Emmy Award in 1969.
In the 1970s, he starts performing in local clubs as a standup comedian. Additionally, he wrote another show named “The Sonny and Cher Show” from 1972 to 1973. Later, he appeared in one of the leading show “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson.
Steve Martin Personal Details
|Real Name||Stephen Glenn Martin|
|Date of Birth||14 August 1945|
|Place of Birth||Waco, Texas, United States|
|Profession / Occupation||American Comedian, Actor, Filmmaker, Musician, and Author|
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Steve Martin Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Victoria Tennant (m. 1986–1994), Anne Stringfield (m. 2007)|
|Father Name||Glenn Vernon Martin|
|Mother Name||Mary Lee|
Later in 1976, he began to host Saturday Night Live on NBC for the first time. His humor made him a celebrity instantly.
Furthermore, in the year 1977 and 1981, he launches two comedy albums. His incredible writing skill makes him won a Grammy Award for “A Wild and Crazy Guy” and “Let’s Get Small.”
Additionally, Steve Martin, for his comedy song “King Tut,” received a gold record. He wrote his first book in 1977.
Martin married to a well-known actress Victoria Tennant in 1986. She was the costar in a film named L.A. Story (1991). But unfortunately, both divorced in 1994.
Later in early 2000, Martin and Anne Springfield began dating. After seven years of dating, both married in 2007 having a small wedding ceremony. In 2012, both blessed with a baby girl when Martin was 67 years old. His daughter’s name is not known yet.
Steve Martin Net Worth
According to the 2020 estimate, Steve Martin Net Worth is $140 million. He gained attention from his writing and performing skills on “The Smothers Brother Comedy Hour” from 1968 to 1969.
Moreover, he frequently appears in The Tonight Show and earns a handsome amount of money. From the year 1972 to 1992, he appears in the show for more than 50 times.
Additionally, he has done many movies, including “Three Amigos,” “The Jerk,” “Parenthood,” and many others. He has won the countless award for his achievements.
Facts About Steve Martin
- Back in high school, he was a cheerleader.
- He did his first job in Disneyland.
- In the early 80’s he quit standup comedy.
- Martin has appeared more than 50 times in The Tonight Show.
- Steve Martin and his wife Anne Springfield does not reveal the name of their daughter.