Steve Burns Net Worth: How Rich Is The TV host Actually?

Born on October 9, 1973, this 48 years old American is a gifted person. Not only he did some amazing movies, but also he is a TV host, a singer, and a musician at once. 

Can you guess whom we are discussing today?

Well, you guessed absolutely right. We are talking about none other than Steven Michael Burns. He earned his popularity from the long-running children’s preschool TV program named Blue’s Clues. He was an original host of this show from 1996 to 2002 and in 2001 he got a nomination for Daytime Emmy.

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Facts About Steve Burns

Celebrated NameSteve Burns
Real Name/Full NameSteve Michael Burns
Birth DateOctober 9, 1973,
BirthplaceBoyertown, Pennsylvania
Height5 feet 5 inches
Weight70 Kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusUnmarried
Wife/Spouse (Name)None
ChildrenNot disclosed by him
Dating/Girlfriend (Name)None
ProfessionTV Program Host, Singer, Actor
Net Worth in 2021$5 million

Steve Burns’ Early Life

On October 9, 1973, Steve Michael Burns was born in Boyertown, Pennsylvania. His father’s name is the late Joseph Burns Jr. was in the U.S Navy, but afterward joined Safeguard Business Systems as a human resources director and sadly in 2015 he deceased from cancer. His mother’s name is Janet Burns and he has two older siblings named Jennifer and Karen.

In 1992, from Boyertown Area Senior High School Steve successfully completed his graduation. He was lucky to get an acting scholarship from DeSales University in Pennsylvania, which he attended to study theatre.

Steve Burns showed his talent in early life. While studying at high school and college, he played in bands like Nine Pound, Sudden Impact US, and Ivys.

Steve Burns’ Personal Life

Steve Burns was the luckiest who got featured in 2000 on People magazine’s America’s 100 Most Eligible Bachelors list. He said, “I was looking for a cross between Christy Turlington, Gwen Stefani, and Janeane Garofalo.”

However, we did find that this 48-year-old Libra is still single and looking for his life partner. 

Steve’s half of life was loaded with some unusual controversies including heroin addiction and his death. He didn’t want to come to the show “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” and “Today”, but he did appear to clear his image from false allegations. 

In 2021, USA Today published an article where it’s written that Steve’s Wikipedia page is filled with numerous false statements and said: “he was part of clandestine operations in Afghanistan; he was the CIA station chief in Pakistan; he served in the special forces against al-Qaida; and that he joined the French armed services to fight ‘his own war on terror’ under a different name.” (Source:

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Steve Burns’ Age, Height, and Weight

This bald and brown color-eyes Libra is now 48 years old. Steve’s height is 5 feet 5 inches and his weight is 70 Kg (154 Ibs).

Steve Burns Net Worth and Salary

This 48-year-old American TV star, musician, director, and producer’s net worth is $5 million as of 2022. Steve Burns’s popularity reached the top for hosting the TV program Blue’s Clues. He has hosted this show for almost 6 years, from 1996 to 2002.

In addition, Steve has gained a lot of prestige in other sectors apart from hosting, like working as a writer, producer, and consulting producer of Blue’s Clues & You, an animated series for children. Joshua Dela Cruz was given the responsibility to host this show and in 2019 it began to air. In 2003, Burns released his first music album named Songs for Dustmites.

Furthermore, Steve got a chance to appear in numerous movies, for example, Christmas on Mars, Marie, and Bruce, Netherbeast Incorporated, etc.

So you see Steve Burns has done quite a few works in his 48-year lifespan. No wonder his net worth is almost $5 million.

Steve Burns’ Career

While studying at DeSales University, an agent has discovered Steve Burns. Later, to become a well-known actor, he decided to drop out and moved to New York City. At first, he was living near Time Square’s basement apartment.

His career started to fly by giving voice-overs in ads and making appearances on some famous shows like Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order. 

In 1995, Steve gave an audition for Blue’s Clues. A few sources said that executives of Nickelodeon were not impressed by Steve’s appearance and told him to dress up conservatively. He did exactly what they asked and got the job. On September 8, 1996, Blue’s Clues premiered on the TV and Steve hosted more than 100 episodes.

Steve quit the show in 2002, giving the reason that he was not ready to lose his hair over a kid’s show.

From 2006 to 2010, Steve narrated a children’s show called Roll Play which was displayed on Treehouse TV. He released his first-ever debut album “Songs for Dustmites.” Moreover, more of his songs came out, and he switched his career as a singer.

Awards and Achievements

Though Steve Burns hasn’t received any awards yet but got nominated Daytime Emmy Award for Blue’s Clues for Outstanding Performer in 2001. Also in 2020, he was nominated for Blue’s Clues & You, a Preschool Children’s Series.

His achievement is described below 

(1) In 2008, Steve Burns teamed up with the band Drozd for a science-fiction film named “Christmas on Mars.”

(2) In 2007, in the film Netherbeast Incorporated he acted as vampire Otto Granberry.

(3) In 2012, he appeared on The Professionals, a Youtube series.

(4) Steve made an appearance in his University DeSales’s production named Amadeus in 2007. He also appeared in The Comedy of Errors in 2011.

(5) In 2018, he dueted with Tim Kubart, a Grammy-winning musician for a children’s album called Building Blocks.

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Recent Activities

We dug into Google to see what Steve Burns is doing these days, but we find nothing. However, we are pretty sure he’s doing something big and soon it will be released to the public and media.