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Steve Martin (Stephen Glenn Martin) was born on 14 August, 1945 in Waco, TX, is an American actor. Discover Steve Martin's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 76 years old?
|Popular As||Stephen Glenn Martin|
|Age||76 years old|
|Born||14 August 1945|
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Steve Martin Height, Weight & Measurements
At 76 years old, Steve Martin height is 5' 11½" (1.82 m) .
|Height||5' 11½" (1.82 m)|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Eye Color||Not Available|
|Hair Color||Not Available|
Who Is Steve Martin's Wife?
His wife is Anne Stringfield (m. 2007), Victoria Tennant (m. 1986–1994)
|Wife||Anne Stringfield (m. 2007), Victoria Tennant (m. 1986–1994)|
Steve Martin Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Steve Martin worth at the age of 76 years old? Steve Martin’s income source is mostly from being a successful Writer. He is from TX. We have estimated Steve Martin's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|The Jerk (1979)||$600,000 and 50% of the profits|
|Sgt. Bilko (1996)||$7,000,000|
|Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)||$10,500,000|
|The Pink Panther (2006)||$28,000,000 (includes £3M for writing)|
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|Wikipedia||Steve Martin Wikipedia|
By 2016, he has guest-hosted 15 times, which is one less than Alec Baldwin's record, and also appeared 12 other times on SNL.
He continues to do movies, more recently appearing in The Big Year (2011), Home (2015), and Love the Coopers (2015).
2007: Best man during his wedding to Anne Stringfield was Lorne Michaels, creator of Saturday Night Live (1975).
After them, he appeared in Pink Panther (2006) and Pink Panther 2 (2009), which he both co-wrote, as Inspector Clouseau.
He wrote and starred in Shopgirl (2005), and appeared in the sequel of Cheaper by the Dozen.
He was listed as a potential nominee on both the 2004 and 2007 Razzie Award nominating ballots. He was listed as a suggestion in the Worst Actor category for the films Bringing Down the House (2003) and Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), and in the Worst Supporting Actor category for his role in Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) on the 2004 ballot. He was suggested again three years later in the Worst Actor category on the 2007 ballot for his performance in Pink Panther (2006), but he failed to receive any one of these nominations. He later ended up receiving his first Razzie nomination for Pink Panther 2 (2009).
After Bowfinger, he starred in Bringing Down the House (2003) and Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), both earning more than $130 million.
He was Warner Bros. second choice for the role of The Riddler in Batman Forever (1995) (after Robin Williams ). However he turned it down as with the death of his good friend John Candy and his divorce from Victoria Tennant he was too sad to make any movies.
Other, more comedic roles include in HouseSitter (1992) and The Out-of-Towners (1999), opposite Goldie Hawn, in Nora Ephron's Mixed Nuts (1994), and in Bowfinger (1999), written by himself and co-starring Eddie Murphy.
In 1991, he wrote and starred in L. A.
Story (1991), about a weatherman who searches meaning in his life and love in Los Angeles. It also starred his then-wife, Victoria Tennant.
Same year, Father of the Bride (1991) was so successful that a 1995 sequel followed.
During the 1990s, he continued to play more dramatic roles, in Grand Canyon (1991), playing a traumatized movie producer, in Leap of Faith (1992), playing a fake faith healer, in A Simple Twist of Fate (1994), playing a betrayed man adopting a baby, and in David Mamet's thriller The Spanish Prisoner (1997).
His other films include Parenthood (1989) and My Blue Heaven (1990), both opposite Moranis.
Next year, he starred in Roxanne (1987), co-written by himself, and in John Hughes' Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987), opposite John Candy.
He also starred in John Landis's Three Amigos! (1986), co-written by himself, opposite Martin Short and Chevy Chase.
He also starred in Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982), The Man with Two Brains (1983), and All of Me (1984), all directed by Reiner.
To avoid being typecast as a comedian, he wanted do more dramatic roles, starring in Pennies from Heaven (1981), a film remake of Dennis Potter's 1978 series. Unfortunately, it was a financial failure.
His star value was established in The Jerk (1979), which was co-written by Martin, and directed by Carl Reiner. The film earned more than $100 million on a $4 million budget.
He followed it with "A Wild and Crazy Guy" (1978), which sold more than a million copies. Both albums went on to win Grammys for Best Comedy Recording. This is when he performed in arenas in front of tens of thousands of people, and begun his movie career, which was always his goal.
In 1977, he released his first comedy album, a platinum selling "Let's Get Small".
His first major role was in the short film, The Absent-Minded Waiter (1977), which he also wrote.
In 1976, he served for the first time as guest-host on Saturday Night Live (1975).
Contrary to popular belief, Martin was never a cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live (1975). However, he holds the records for guest appearances (25) on the show (followed closely by Buck Henry), hosting (at 15 times, he sets the standard for the SNL "Five Timers Club"), and hosting in a single season (3). He is also the only person to have hosted a season premiere, a season finale, and a Christmas show. He was also scheduled to host for the ill-fated 1980-1981 season, but a writers strike prevented this.
In 1972, he first appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962), doing stand-up several times each year, and even guest hosting a few years later.
He studied philosophy at California State University at Long Beach, and for a while, considered becoming a philosophy professor instead of an actor-comedian. He periodically spoofed his philosophy studies in his 1970s stand-up act, such as comparing Philosophy with studying Geology: "If you're studying Geology, which is all facts, as soon as you get out of school you forget it all, but Philosophy you remember just enough to screw you up for the rest of your life.".
He is a fan of Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969). This led to him becoming the host and narrator of the documentary Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python (1989).
Besides aforementioned, he has been an avid art collector since 1968, written plays, written for The New Yorker, written a well-received memoir (Born Standing Up), written a novel (An Object of Beauty; 2010), hosted the Academy Awards three times, released a Grammy award winning music album (The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo; 2009), and another album (Love Has Come For You; 2013) with Edie Brickell.
He attended California State University as a philosophy major, but in 1967 transferred to UCLA as a theatre major.
His writing career began on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967), winning him an Emmy Award.
Between 1967 and 1973, he also wrote for many other shows, including The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (1969) and The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1971).
He was on an episode of The Dating Game (1965) before he was famous in 1966. He won a date with an old friend named Marscha Walker, whom he had not seen in three years. He appeared on the show again the next year and won again. He wore the same shirt and jacket.
He graduated from Garden Grove High School in 1963. He attended Rancho Alamitos High School in the beginning of his high school career, but then high school attendance areas were changed, and he had to start going to Garden Grove. He was also a cheerleader at Rancho and often did his King Tut dance.
Like 'Weird Al' Yankovic, he did a satire sketch of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" music video on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962).
In 1960, he got a job at the Magic shop of Disney's Fantasyland, and while there he learned magic, juggling, and creating balloon animals. At Santa Ana College, he took classes in drama and English poetry. He also took part in comedies and other productions at the Bird Cage Theatre, and joined a comedy troupe at Knott's Berry Farm.
He also appeared on talk shows and comedy shows in the late 1960s and early 1970s.