Steve Wilkos is an American television personality. It is astonishing to know that he is a veteran of the United States Marine corps and also a former law enforcement officer with the Chicago Police Department. He is very famous through his hosting show The Steve Wilkos Show since 2007. Here is a quick summary of Steve Wilkos’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Wilkos was born on March 9, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. He graduated from Lane Technical High School in 1982 and then joined the United States Marine Corps. Wilkos was married to Rachelle Consiglio, the former executive producer for Springer and his own show in 2000. They both are leading a classic married life with their two children in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Serving the Police department, Wilkos stepped into media when the producers of The Jerry Springer show needed security guards. He started his career in media working on a part-time with this show. He also recruited many fellow officers for this job post. Later he retired and started working for full time with this show since 2001. Apart from Springer, he has made cameo appearances on the MLB network.
Wilkos also appeared in many popular TV series such as The Wayans Bros, The Simpsons, Between Brothers and in some of the movies like The Spy Who Shagged Me and Austin Powers. The popularity and recognition gained by Wilkos through the projects mentioned above gave him a great chance to host a show titled with his own name ‘The Steve Wilkos Show’ in 2007 in NBC Universal Television which banged high ratings. Before hosting his own talk show, he hosted on several occasions for Springer.
Awards & Achievements
Wilkos’s achievements are many in numbers through his pure service motive. One of his greatest achievements was when the Entertainment Weekly reported that Wilkos is a professional Wrestler with Maryland Championship Wrestling. He is the greatest choice for selecting as a host in numerous talk shows. Wilkos recognition and popularity gave him a way for hosting a seven-episode stint on Dancing with the Stars.
Net worth of Steve Wilkos
The estimated net worth of Steve Wilkos is $8 million which was built by his fame from Jerry Springer Show and his own talk show on NBC Universal Television. It is notable that Wilkos also appeared as a guest in ‘Check, Please’ which used to review different restaurants. His estimated net worth is being earned partly when he was U.S Marine Officer with Chicago Police and percentage of which was earned when he joined the police department in 1990.
Steve Wilkos is a well- built personality with an excellent talent and courageous moto concerned to work. He is one of the brilliant hosts who is known for solving disputes in talk shows fantasying the audience. That is the reason that most of his talk shows beat the other shows with the highest ratings. It is really adorning to know that he gained popularity only with two shows which he hosted since his inception to media.