As far as none basic measure of success goes in Hollywood, getting to share the screen with hot women in a romantic sense is one of the highlights of an actor’s career that you will never catch them share in public. It operates under the same rule as the kiss and tell rule. Know it, but never say it publicly by gloating. As far as this particular measure goes, Steve Howey has had the incredible luck of playing Kate Hudson’s love interest, in not just one but two films.
Other than the joy of locking lips with a beautiful woman on screen, Howey is also known and has recorded other successes as a Hollywood actor. He currently stars in Shameless as Kevin Ball. Read below to learn more.
Steve Howey’s Biography
Born Steven Michael Robert Howey in San Antonio, Texas on the 12th of July, 1977, Steve is the child of Hollywood actor and acting coach, Bill Howey, and mother, Carla Howey. He is the second son in a family of three; they would have been four, but the Howeys lost their second son, Chad Howey in 1976 before Steve was born. Though he was born in The Lone Star State, Steve was raised in Colorado, specifically Denver, where he attended high school.
Before he started exhibiting his acting talents as an adult in front of a camera, he showed another talent to hundreds of people. In high school, Steve was somewhat of a basketball talent and he earned a basketball scholarship to Northeastern Junior College in Sterling, Colorado.
Despite an initial lack of interest in being an actor, Steve, with the influence of his father became an actor and set out to earn his first acting credit as a guest star in ER in 1994. After ER, he guest starred in various other shows like The Drew Carey Show and X-Files.
In the first four years of his professional acting career, things didn’t really take off. That, however, changed in 1998. He starred in his father’s independent film project, Class. The film was submitted to the Denver International Film Festival and it was accepted, paving the way for Steve to be seen many industry bigwigs. The plan paid off as Steve Howey began to feature in a lot more shows in a prominent role. After a few years of guest appearances, he was cast as Van Montgomery in Reba, a CW Network sitcom. He was a main cast member of the show throughout its run from 2001 to 2007, starring in 129 episodes.
While he was on the show, he appeared in feature films like Supercross and DOA: Dead or Alive. After the end of Reba, Steve Howey’s next notable role was playing the love interest of Kate Hudson in Bride Wars in 2009. In the same year, he had a leading role in the film Stan Helsing, playing the titular character.
Before he got his role on Shameless as Kevin Ball in 2011, he guest starred on other television shows, including Psych and Ctrl. , Steve Howey as appeared in 96 episodes so far on Shameless. In between his schedule as a cast of Shameless, Steve has appeared in films and other TV shows. He has appeared on Sons of Anarchy, New Girl and Workaholics. In films, he got another chance to play Kate Hudson’s love interest in Something Borrowed. Other films include Wrong Cops, See You in Valhalla, among others.
Life as a working actor, despite the challenges, has helped Steve Howey build a net worth of $3 million. He has the regular flow of appearances on television shows to thank for his wealth.
Steve Howey has been married to Sarah Shahi since 2009. The couple got engaged in 2007 and have since had their children, William Wolf in 2009 and twins Violet Moon and Knox Blue in 2015. Steve’s wife, Sarah is an Iranian American who is also an actress. She is a former NFL cheerleader and currently stars in Reverie, an NBC show.
Steve Howey is a tall actor. He stands at 6 feet and 4 inches. Perhaps as a result of his athletic background and the maintenance of physical image that Hollywood demands, Steve is an extremely fit man who has a well-defined body. He weighs 84 kg with dark brown hair and hazel eyes.