Steven Levitan Biography
Steven Levitan is an American television actor, producer, writer, director and former journalist who gained national recognition for creating succesful sitcoms like Modern Family, Just Shoot Me!, Stark Raving Mad and Back To You. He is also the main director and creator of an ongoing 2022 TV series called Reboot. Levitan even gained more fame as a producer back in the early 1990s for his work on shows like Max Glick, Frasier and The Larry Sanders Show back in 1995. He now holds three Emmy awards for Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Writer in a Comedy Series for his work on Modern Family.
Levitan was born and raised by a Jewish middle-class family living in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up as a very talented kid who liked creating different kinds of stuff like drawing and writing. Steven attended Glenbrook South High School and earned a good GPA. He then enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1980 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1984. Levitan was also an active member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University.
Steven began his career as a broadcast journalist. He worked as the full-time morning and evening news anchor for WKOW News based in Madison, Wisconsin. He also served as a part-time writer for Leo Burnett on his advertising campaigns based in Chicago.
Levitan quit his job as a journalist and moved to Hollywood back in early 1989. He worked on a popular comedy series called Frasier as the main producer and won the Emmy Award for outstanding comedy series back in 1997. His work became more popular and successful that he even received nominations for best outstanding Writer. Steven then produced more TV series and comedy sitcoms in the late 1990s like The Larry Sanders Show which became commercially successful.
In 2009, Steven launched his own breakout TV series called Modern Family and it became a national hit. The show made over $500 million dollars from its first season to its final season in 2020. Levitan’s most recent Television project is called Reboot on ABC Family.
Steven Levitan Age
How old is Steven Levitan? Levitan is 61 years old as of 2023. He was born on April 6, 1962, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. In addition, Steve celebrates his birthday on April 6th every year. His zodiac birth sign is Aries.
Steven Levitan Height
Levitan stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches. He also weighs approximately 60 to 68 kilograms. Additionally, Steven’s hair color is light brown and his eye color is brown. However, his other body measurements are still under review.
Steven Levitan Family
Steven was born to his parents living in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. His parents are hardworking individuals who currently run a business together. However, Steven is known for being secretive about his family background. Thus, the identity of Steven’s father and mother is still unknown. We shall update once it is available online.
Steven Levitan Wife Age | Wedding
Who is Steven Levitan Married to? Kristina Maria McElligott is Steven’s new wife. The two got engaged back in July 2021 after he finalized his divorce from his first wife, Krista Schmuck. Levitan and his fiance finally got married on September 17, 2022, held in California.
Steven’s wedding was attended by all the cast members and crew of Modern Family. He was married to Krista from 1992 to 2018 and they currently share custody of three children.
Steven Levitan’s Net Worth
Levitan has an estimated net worth of around $100 Million dollars. He has managed to gather this incredible amount of wealth from his successful TV shows like ABC’s Modern Family and Reboot among other TV Productions.
Steven Levitan Movies and TV Shows
- 1990–1991 Max Glick- Producer
- 1991–1995 Wings- Producer and Writer
- 1994–1996 Frasier- Producer and Writer
- 1994 The Critic- Writer
- 1995 The Larry Sanders Show- Producer and Writer
- 1997 Men Behaving Badly- Producer and Writer
- 1997–2003 Just Shoot Me!- Director, Writer, Producer and creator
- 1999–2000 Stark Raving Mad- Director, Writer, Producer and creator
- 2000 Yes, Dear – Director
- 2002–2004 Greg the Bunny- Producer and Writer
- 2003–2004 Oliver Beene – Producer and Writer
- 2005–2006 Stacked Yes- Producer and Director
- 2007–2008 Back to You- Producer and Director
- 2009–2020 Modern Family- Director, Writer, Producer and creator
- 2018 LA to Vegas – Producer and Director
- 2022 Reboot- Director, Writer, Producer and creator