Steve Wilkos, an American television personality is the host of a series called “The Steve Wilkos Show” which he has been hosting since 2007. Wilkos is a veteran of the United States Marine corps and also a former law enforcement officer with the Chicago Police Department. Besides this, he was also a director of security from 1994 to 2007 on Jerry Springer.
At present, he is married to a beautiful woman named Rachelle Wilkos. Likewise, he has two lovely children.
How Old is Steve Wilkos?
Steve Wilkos, a native of Chicago, Illinois was born on March 9, 1994. He spent all of his childhood in the Roscoe Village neighborhood in North Center, Chicago. He is 58 years old as of now.
Wilkos is a son of beauty school instructor, Jeanette and a former police officer, Stanley Wilkos who also served in the Korean War as an army paratrooper. Moreover, he has got three siblings.
Talking about his educational background, he graduated in 1982 from Lane Technical High School.
Steve Wilkos Hosts a TV Show
Steve was previously in the US Marine Corps. In 1982, he served in South Korea, Japan, Illinois, Virginia, and South Carolina. Then, he joined the Chicago Police Department. Likewise, Wilkos has also worked as a part-time officer on Jerry Springer Show as a Security Guard.
However, now, he runs his own show called ”The Steve Wilkos Show”. The show has gained massive popularity with 3.9 million followers on Facebook and 333K followers on Instagram. Likewise, he has also appeared in several T.V. shows and films.
Steve Has Been Married Thrice
The TV star was initially married to a woman named Rosae Wilkos. However, they were together only for a couple of years, i.e 1985-1987.
Then, after a decade, he married Hannah Wilkos. This marriage lasted even less that his first marriage and the couple split the same year of their marriage.
Finally, he met the love of his life, Rachelle Consiglio during his time on the Jerry Springer Show. Rachelle used to work as the associate producer for the Jerry Springer Show.
The couple walked down the aisle in 2000. At present, she works as the executive producer of her husband’s show.
At present, the couple has two beautiful children; Ruby Wilkos (born 2003) and Jack Wilkos (born 2005).
Wilkos family used to live in Park Ridge, Illinois, until 2009 but now, they are living in Stamford, Connecticut as their show “The Steve Wilkos Show” moved its production to Stamford. Wilkos also owns a cottage near Camp Lake, Wisconsin, where he spends his summer with his family and friends.
Steve Wilkos Net Worth
The TV host earns an annual income of $64,000. As of now, Steve’s net worth is estimated to be around $6 million.
The family lives in a home in Connecticut that is worth $18 million, measuring 5,362 square feet. The three-story house features 11 rooms.
He also owns the website called stevewilkos.com, which is worth $16,300. Moreover, he also has a large number of followers on his social media accounts which has massively increased his brand value.
Steve was Previously Charged with Drunk Driving
Once, the TV show host was charged with drunk driving. He was charged after an accident near his residence on January 21, 2018.
Wilkos then petitioned a judge for an alternative sentence which would drop only if he completes his education and treatment program.