Steve Martin- net worth, money and more
Net worth: 110 million dollars
Career / Profession: American actor, author and producer
“I wrote a novel this year called “Shop Girl”, and several producers came to me and wanted to turn it into a movie. And I said, “If you think you’re going to take this book and change it around, and Hollywoodize it and change the ending . . . that’s going to cost you.”
Born on 14th Aug 45 in United States with the name of Stephen Glenn Martin, he is an American actor, popular comedian, great musician, prolific author and playwright and an active producer. He is estimated to have a net worth of 110 million dollars. In his high school days, he was a cheerleader. He then got admission in the California State University where he got his degree in Philosophy. He also used to sell books on weekends and during his summer break he used to work full time at Disneyland. To cater more customers he used to perform various magic tricks at the shop. This in turn opened doors for him at a magic shop in Fantasyland in 1960. He was mentored by Wally Boag and he soon became a master in magic tricks. He also had a girlfriend, Nina Goldbatt who helped Martin to come in contact with Mason Williams. He was recognized as a writer when he worked in association with Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. He was a guest in the famous, The Tonight Show. He did various world-wide tours and trips which gained him more fame and money. He was ranked 6th in the top 100 list of greatest stand-up comedians by Comedy Central.
Marital status: Married
He is married to Anne Stringfield. The couple also has a son together. However he is so secretive about his personal life that even the gender and name of the baby is kept undisclosed.
Estates and Homes: Caribbean Villa worth 10.5 million dollars
Steve Martin owns a lavish and a grand villa in the hills of Caribbean Sea in the region known as Villa Au Soleil which is well known to house rich and famous superstars of the millennium. The house offers a mesmerizing of St Jean Baie with the shimmering sunsets. Built in a colonial style, the house features 4 bedrooms, open living area, a dining room which is also built in colonial style. The house also has two tier swimming pools in the outside area with several sun terraces, lush green gardens. Each room is built in a manner that it offers a sea view. Martin once said, “St Barts is one of my favorite places in the world, myself and my family have had a fantastic few years at the villa. The views are second to none, and the sun deck, terraces and swimming pool have been a great retreat to come and relax between filming. We will be sad to say goodbye.” He owns the house since the year 2008. This house has served both his purpose of relaxing as well as working. He also works on his various hobbies here, like bluegrass music, stage writing.
Causes that Steve Martin works for
- Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes is one of the leading organizations serving for the type1 diabetes. It leads various researches in curing type 1 diabetes as well as takes care of the children and adults suffering from type1 diabetes. Steve Martin is a true follower of this organization as it provides state of art facilities and has immense resources, clinical research going on and numerous scientists working day and night to curb this disease. It has provided its help to 80% children in Colorado who have been suffering from this monstrous disease.
- Children’s Health Fund
Children’s Health Fund was started by Irwin Redlener (pediatrician and child advocate and MD) and Paul Simon (singer and songwriter) in the year 1987. This organization aims at providing extensive health care facilities to the children who suffer from malnutrition and those who don’t have enough resources to get proper elementary health facilities. Steve Martin along with this institution works to make sure that each and every individual has access to the basic health care facilities. Various concerts have been arranged and the money collected by those events to donated to the charity. People of CHF have been travelling nationwide to help the victims of various disasters and natural calamities.
- Starkey Hearing Foundation
Starkey Hearing Foundation is the leader world-wide giving people the gift of hearing. It works to promote hearing in those unfortunate people who have hearing diseases. It has provided hearing aids to 50,000 people and above over 86 countries throughout the globe. It was founded in 1984 by William F. Austin in 1984. He had the vision of making the whole world capable of hearing. The foundation has self-sustaining resources. It also educates and raises awareness among the people of the world. It has distributed 305,420 hearing aids to help the needy across the globe.
Awards and achievements
- She had won various awards including Grammy Award for Best Comedy (1978), Grammy Award for Best Comedy (1979), Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance which she shared with Earl Scruggs (2001), Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass (2009) and Grammy Award for Best American Roots Song (2014).
- She has been nominated for awards like Heaven Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1981), Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1984), Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1987, 1989, 1995), Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass (2012).