Facts of Steve Martin
|Full Name||Steve Martin|
|Birth Name||Stephen Glenn Martin|
|Profession||Actor, Singer, Comedian, Writer|
|Birth City||Waco, Texas|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Glenn Vernon Martin|
|Father Profession||Actor, Real Estate Salesman|
|Mother Name||Mary Lee Stewart|
|No Of Children||1|
|Filmography||The Pink Panther|
|Education||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Date of Birth||August 14,1945|
|Married Date||July 28,2007|
Do You Know The Net Worth of Steve Martin?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Steve Martin has amassed an estimated net worth of $130 million as of 2020. Martin is an american actor, singer, writer, comedian, and filmmaker.
Martin came into limelight for his work on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in 1960. In addition, he is the multiple award winner including Academy Award, Grammy Award, Primetime Emmy Awards, and Critics Award.
How did Steve Martin Make Money?
As of 2020, Steve Martin has collected a huge fortune of $130 million from acting in films and television series, writing scripts, and albums. He started his career as salesman, selling guidebook at Disneyland in 1955.
Acting Career: Movies & TV Works
Martin began his professional career as an actor in TV series Off to See the Wizard in 1967 where he starred as Simon the Pieman.
Following this, he appeared in several TV shows such as The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, Saturday Night Live, Twilight Theatre, Maya & Marty, Oh, Hello On Broadway and more.
Steve Martin in the movie, The Pink Panther
Similarly, Martin made a film debut in Another Nice Mess as Hippy in 1972. He then played in many films including The Jerk, Pennies from Heaven, Movers & Shakers, Three Amigos, L.A. Story, The Price of Egypt, The Pink Panther 2, Love the Coopers, The American Epic Sessions, and so on.
Moreover, for the movie The Jerk, he collected $600,000 including 50% of the profits, $7 million from Sgt. Bilko, $10.5 million from Cheaper by the Dozen and $28 million from The Pink Panther.
Here are some of his hit films along with details:
|1999||Fantasia 2000||$90.9 million|
|2005||Cheaper by the Dozen 2||$135 million|
|2009||The Pink Panther 2||$75.9 million|
|2015||Love the Cooper||$42.4 million|
Martin started his writing career with the movie The Jerk in 1979. He wrote the screenplay alongside Carl Gottlieb. Some of his notable works include Cruel Shows, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, L.A. Story and Roxanne, Bowfinger, Shopgirl, The Pleasure of My Company, Born Standing Up and Bright Star.
Martin is a successful musician with multiple awards under his name for his musical work. He released his debut album, Let’s Get Small, in 1977. The album was platinum certified by RIAA and earned $1 million from the album.
In 1978, he released his another album A Wild and Crazy Guy and got double certified by RIAA. He collected a fortune of $2 million from the album sales.
In the same year, he earned a sum of around $1 million from the soundtrack album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Here are the albums Martin released along with their rankings in different boards:
|Albums||Billboard 200 Ranking||Released Date|
|Comedy Is Not Pretty!||25||1979|
|The Steve Martin Brothers||135||1981|
|The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo||93||2009|
|Rare Bird Alert||43||2011|
|Love Has Come for You||21||2013|
Similarly, Martin released a couple of singles like Grandmother’s Song, King Tut, Cruel Shoes and Pretty Little One.
Stand-Up Comedy Career
Martin began his career as professional comedian in 1986 with the show Steve Martin-Live! Since then, he has made just two onstage appearances as a performer.
He first appeared on Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin and later made an appearance on Steve Martin: The Television Stuff.
Endorsements and Insurance
The American actor and comedian, Steve Martin endorsed for Nebraska senate candidate Bob Kerrey in 2012. Martin may have done various endorsement deals however it is currently unknown.
Martin is a civilized and respected citizen of United States. Like any other American citizen, he also pays taxes to the government.
Well, a person with a net worth of $10 million pays the federal tax of $3,630,499. So, having a wealth of $150 million, he pays millions of dollars in tax.
Assets: House and Cars
Steve Martin owns a house in Beverly Hills, California. The house covers 1,400 sq ft area with four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms.
Steve Martin's Beverly Hills Home
Likewise, he had houses in various place that he sold. He had a house in a hillside on the swanky Caribbean island of St. Barts, worth around $7.8 million. Similarly, he listed his house of Montecito, Calif. for $11 million.
Moreover, Martin owns a house across Central Park on Manhattan’s Upper West Side which he bought for $885,000 in 2008.
Furthermore, Martin has a 1954 Siata 8v, and a Audi.
Steve Martin’s Biography, Personal Life, Age & Height
Steve Martin was born on August 14, 1945, as Stephen Glenn Martin, in Waco, Texas, United States.
He was born to mother Mary Lee Stewart and Glenn Vernon Martin, an actor and real estate salesman. As for siblings, he has a sister Melinda Martin.
Steve Martin in his young age
Martin belongs to American nationality and white by ethnicity. He grew up in Inglewood, California, along with his sister. Later, his family moved to Garden Grove, California.
As for academic qualifications, Martin studied at Garden Grove High School where he was a cheerleader. Later, he joined Santa Ana College to study drama and English poetry.
He then enrolled at the California State University, Long Beach, where he studied philosophy and later transferred to University of California, Los Angeles, and switched his course to theater, however dropped out of College.
Martin married a writer and former staff of The New York magazine, Anne Stringfield. The wedding was held at Martin’s Los Angeles home in the presence of former Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey, Lorne Michaels, Tom Hanks, Eugene Levy, Carl Reiner, and Ricky Jay on July 28, 2007.
Stringfield gave birth to a daughter in December 2012. The family is living a happy and harmonious life in Los Angeles.
Before Annie, Martin had a marital relationship with actress Victoria Tennant. The pair got married on November 20, 1986. However, the relationship between the couple did not last long and divorced in 1994.
Moreover, Martin was in an intimate relationship with actress, singer, and dancer, Bernadette Peters. The couple met on the set of The Jerk in 1979 and started dating since then. Eventually, they got separated in the early 1980s.
Martin is avid art collector and bought various arts and paintings. He sold Edward Hopper’s painting Hotel Window (1955) for $26.8 million at Sotheby’s in 2006.
In July 2004, he bought a painting of Heinrich Campendonk, Landschaft mit Pferden for €700,000 which he later sold for €500,000 to a Swiss businesswoman.
Age & Height
Martin is 74 years old as of 2019. He stands 6 feet or 1.83 meters.