Steve Wilkos Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Steve Wilkos Net Worth 2020 – Steven John Wilkos is an American television personality, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and a former law enforcement officer with the Chicago Police Department.
He has been hosting The Steve Wilkos Show since 2007 and was the director of security on The Jerry Springer Show from 1994 to 2007.
He had previously substituted for Springer as the host on several occasions before being given his own talk show.
Steven was born on March 9, 1964, in Chicago, Wilkos grew up in what is now the Roscoe Village neighborhood in North Center, Chicago, and is one of four children.
His parents are Jeanette (née Pelikan), a beauty school instructor, and Stanley Wilkos, a former police officer who was in the Korean War as an army paratrooper.
He graduated from Lane Technical High School in 1982.
Wilkos has made his way from a former US Marine and a police officer to a host of his own talk show self-named The Steve Wilkos Show.
Steve first made a name for himself as a director of security on The Jerry Springer Show, where he served from 1994 to 2007.
Apart from his Springer-related duties, he has been also making cameo appearances on the TV series Between Brothers, The Wayans Bros. and The Simpsons, as well as in the movie Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me where he was seen as a security guard for Jerry Springer.
It was in January 2007, when NBC Universal Television officially declared that Wilkos would be the host of a talk show of his own based at NBC Tower in Chicago.
The program premiered on September 10, 2007, earning high ratings and establishing Steve as a host who has an abrasive approach to solving disputes.
His wife, Rachelle Wilkos, is also involved in talk show business since she is the executive producer for Springer as well as her husband’s show.
Steve Wilkos has a net worth of $7 million.