Steve Trevino is an American stand up comedian, writer, and producer who is fast becoming one of the country’s hottest comics. He is most popularly known for the comedy show Steve Trevino: Relatable (2014) and his own Showtime special. From backyard barbecues to school functions, he’s now a big-time performer in both theaters and arenas, with comedy special relatable to both young and old alike.
Regarded as the new voice for the 21st century with five-star ratings, Steve Trevino performs his signature no-holds-barred humor in a special that tackles religion, politics, marriage and more.
The Latino descent has made several memorable appearances including on BET Comic View, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy.TV, Comics Unleashed, Que Locos, New Faces at Just For Laughs in Montreal, at the Latino Laugh Festival, among others. As a writer, Trevino wrote on Mind of Mencia and produced and wrote on rapper Pit Bull’s La Esquina.
Steve Trevino’s Biography
Steve Treviño, as his name is pronounced, was born in Gregory-Portland, Texas, the United States in 1979. He grew up in the district nurturing his talent as a comedian since childhood. Soon, making people laugh became a hobby and he got a head start from the time he told jokes at his 2nd-grade talent show.
There is no complete report on his educational background, but Trevino was just like every other ordinary American guy working a normal job to earn a living. At first, he got a job as a doorman at the Addison Improv until he got a chance to act as the house MC.
In 1998, Trevino had his first professional gig in Corpus Christi at the Harbor Playhouse opening for Carlos Mencia, when he was nineteen years old. With big plans and dreams, he arrived in Dallas and soon landed his first road tour with The Three Amigos, a comedy tour which features Pablo Francisco and the late Freddy Soto who’s style of comedy had been likened to Steve Trevino’s.
Before then, his work as the house MC Addison Improv opened up more opportunities with big acts traveling through the club. Trevino later moved to Los Angeles, California where he continued to move up the ladder and ended up becoming one of the youngest comedians to headline the Improv Comedy Club and travel all over the nation with the comedy franchise.
Over the years, he has been featured in television series including the first season of Mind of Mencia (2005), La Esquina (2007), Steve Trevino: Grandpa Joe’s Son (2012) and Steve Trevino: Relatable (2014) which streamed on Netflix. Once he’s not on road tour or working on screen, he can be caught performing at the Comedy Store, Improv, the Laugh Factory, Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, etc. His first hour-long comedy special was filmed and aired on Showtime on Oct 4th, 2012, during the LOL Comedy Festival
The Doghouse Comedy Jam in Francisco was one of Trevino’s biggest gigs along with big names in the comedy world such as Dave Attell, Carlos Mencia, Jamie Foxx, and Dave Chappelle. He also works with organizations like Free Reign, Rozone Productions, the Dallas Cowboys heavy metal band as well as collaborating on a comedy special for Showtime. He has also teamed up with writers like Brian Hartt and producers Vic Kaplan and David Himelfarb for a sitcom project.
He has credited to his success to the people of his hometown, Corpus Christi, Gregory, Portland, South Texas. For those who haven’t seen his show, Trevino once said It’s about his life, wife, child, and his family.
Steve Trevino’s net worth has steadily risen, but there are too many sources quoting different figures. At the moment, his net worth has been placed at a whopping $20 million. He is not only a decorated comedian, but he is also a writer and producer.
His Wife and Family
The Gregory native is a family man and is happily married to his wife Renae Smith Trevino. There are no details on how they met or when they got married but the couple has a son and looks forward to adding another baby to the family tree soon. Both of them don’t miss any chance of sharing their fun times together on Instagram.
Although they have moved a couple of times to different locations, for all we know, Steve Trevino, aka, ‘Texas Trevino’ now resides on the West Coast in Hollywood, California and living his childhood dream as a stand-up comedian.