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Steve Burns is an actor, Musician, TV personality, director, writer, and producer. Burns became very popular by hosting the TV show “Blue’s Clues”, a TV program for preschool children, which aired for a long time from 1996 to 2002.
He too was the producer of this famed series. Notably, this show earned him a nomination for the Daytime Emmy award in 2001. He has bagged the credits for serving as the director, writer and consultant producer for the TV show “Blue’s Clues & You,” which started airing in 2019, being hosted by Joshua Dela Cruz.
Steve has also made appearances on some movies like “Marie and Bruce”, “Netherbeast Incorporated”, and “Christmas on Mars” released in 2004, 2007 and 2008 respectively. He was also the guest star of the show “Law & Order” in 2005 and the show “Homicide: Life on the Street” during 1998.
How much is the net worth of Steve Burns?
Steve Burns’s current net worth is estimated at $55 million. is an actor, Musician, TV personality, director, writer, and producer. Burns became very popular by hosting the TV show “Blue’s Clues”.
Later he also guest starred in the show “Yes, Dear” in 2000), and “Young Sheldon” in 2020. Steve Burns has done three album releases namely “Songs for Dustmites”, “Deep Sea Recovery Efforts”, and “Foreverywhere” in the years 2003, 2009 and 2017 respectively.
He too has credits for creating the song “Mighty Little Man” which has been chosen as Young Sheldon’ theme song.
Steve’s entertainment career earned him a huge wealth. Here we explore his earnings, career outline, and how he spends his money.
Net Worth Of Steve Burns: Quick Summary
|Name||Steven Michael Burns|
|Popular Name||Steve Burns|
|Birth Date||October 9, 1973|
|Birth Place||Boyertown, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Career Roles||Actor, TV Show Host, Musician, Producer, Writer|
|Years Active in the Industry||1995 to present|
|Popular genres||Indie Rock, Alternative Rock|
|Associated Acts||The Flaming Lips, Steve Burns & The Struggle, STEVENSTEVEN|
|Net Worth in 2022||$55 million|
Net Worth of Steve Burns
In 2022, Steve Burns has a net worth of $5 million. The major source of his net worth are his TV show hosting roles and movie appearances. He too earned a significant amount of money from his music albums.
Steve Burns has several ups and downs in his career. Initially, he faced very tough times struggling to make a living, without having a home to stay. His success on the show “Law & Order” where he appeared with Jeremy Sisto gave a thrust to his career and he landed on his brighter days.
In 1995, Steve gave an audition for ‘Blue’s Clues’. He could not initially impress the Nickelodeon Executives. However, he was picked to host the show out of the 100 people auditioned for the said role.
Steve said he never wanted to host a children’s show. However, he was attached to the show for over 6 years and he hosted 100 episodes of the show before retiring from the program in 2002. The program became a major hit as his performance was said to perfectly fit into the show’s format.
Steve had been the original host of “Blues Clues”, the Nickelodeon’s preschool children’s program. This show ran for a long time between 1996 and 2002. This hosting role is one of the major contributors to his massive wealth.
His excellent performance in this show was popularly appreciated and earned him a Daytime Emmy nomination in 2001 as an outstanding performer in a children’s series.
Early Life and Career Outline of Steve Burns
Born on October 9, 1973 in Pennsylvania, Steve Burns grew up with his parents Joseph and Janet and sisters Jennifer and Karen. Steve Burns’s father Joseph was the Human resources Director at Safeguard Business Systems and the family lost him for cancer in 2015.
Steve had his schooling at Boyertown Area Senior High School and then got an acting scholarship to attend DeSales University. As a school and college student, Burns participated in bands like Nine Pound Truck, Ivys, and Sudden Impact US.
During the 1995 Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Steve showed a stellar performance in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” which landed him on a contract with an agent.
Soon, Burns moved to New York City to pursue his acting career. Initially, he rendered his voice for commercials and later during the mid-1990s, he landed guest starring roles first on “Law & Order” and later on “Veggie Tales Classics!”
When Steve auditioned for Blue Clues in 1995, he appeared for the interview with long hair, army fatigue pants and earring. Initially, the Nickelodeon executives could hardly subscribe to the idea that Steve would fit into the show host role.
They asked him to appear for the subsequent auditions dressed conservatively and Steve was lucky enough to land on the job.
‘Blue’s Clues’ turned out to be an instant hit and Steve appeared in 100 episodes of the show through the series. In his final episode aired in 2002, Steve introduced the audience to Conovan Patton, calling him as his brother, “Joe”, who replaced Steve on the show.
Announcing his decision to leave the show, Steve said, “I knew I wasn’t going to be doing children’s television all my life, mostly because I refused to lose my hair on a kid’s TV show, and it was happening, fast.”.
“Blue’s Clues” series came to an end in 2006. In 2019, Burns and Patton appeared in the first episode of “Blue’s Clues & You!”, a “Blue’s Clues” revival show and they both reprised the roles they played in the show’s first episode when Burns introduced ‘Josh’.
When the show celebrated its 25th anniversary, Steve showed up in a video as his “Blue’s Clues’ character, which made headlines.
Steve addressed the audience, who were once kids and had grown up with the show saying, “You remember how when we were younger we used to run around and hang out with Blue and find clues and talk to Mr.
Salt and freak about the mail and do all the fun stuff, and then one day I was like, ‘Oh hey, guess what? Big news — I’m leaving’…and we didn’t see each other for like, a really long time? I realize that was kind of abrupt.” He added, “I guess I just wanted to say that after all these years, I never forgot you, ever. And I’m super glad we’re still friends.”
After leaving “Blue’s Clues’, Burns chased his musical dreams. He worked with the material for his first album for about two and a half years. His debut album “Songs for Dustmites” was released on August 12, 2003. Steve also formed a musical band known as ‘Steve Burns and the Struggle’. Steve’s second album was released in 2009 under the title ‘Deep Sea Recovery Efforts’.
Between 2006 and 2010, Burns was the narrator for the interactive children’s show “Roll Play”, aired by Treehouse TV. In 2007, Burns appeared in the film “Netherbeast Incorporated” in the role of vampire Otto Granberry alongside Jason Mewes, Darrell Hammond, and Dave Foley.
In 2007, Burns also appeared in “Amadeus”, a DeSales University Production. For the 2008 science-fiction film titled “Christmas on Mars”, Steve had teamed up with Drozd. His other appearances included “The Comedy of Errors” in 2011. In 2012, Steve was also seen on “The Professionals”, YouTube series.
Burns and Drozd together released “Foreverywhere”, the children’s album in 2016 under the name STEVENSTEVEN. They too made a video accompanying the song “The Unicorn and Princess Rainbow”. In 2018, Steve appeared in the children’s album “Building Blocks” accomplished by Tim Kumart, a Grammy-award winning artist.
Controversies of Steve Burns
In 2000, Steve Burns’s name appeared on “People” magazine’s list of “America’s 100 Most Eligible Bachelors”. Burns stated, “I was looking for a cross between Christy Turlington, Gwen Stefani and Janeane Garofalo.”
There are several rumors surrounding Burns’s addiction and death due to overdose of heroin. In fact, by combating these false rumors, Steve was compelled to make his appearance on “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” and “Today”.
Real Estate of Steve Burns
In 2008, Burns purchased a 2,180 square foot property in the neighborhood of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg. Originally a wood shop and garage, the property was converted into a two-bedroom house with three bathrooms.
The impressive features of this property are wood walls and 28-foot ceiling. In November 2020, Steve listed the home for sales with a price tag of $3.35 million.