Emmy award-winning Mark Steines is an extraordinary performing artist and an outstanding anchor, and an incredible columnist. He is widely recognized as the host of the syndicated gossip and entertainment round-up show, Entertainment Tonight (2004 to 2012).
From small town Iowa to the red carpets of Hollywood, Mark has established himself as one of the most dynamic and well-respected television figures in entertainment news. He has even interviewed many A-list actors, producers, musicians, and athletes.
Married Again After Divorce With First Wife
On 22 July 1995, Mark married his girlfriend Leanza Cornett, a former Entertainment Tonight correspondent and Miss America 1993.
The wedding ceremony took place on the Island of Kauai. Later, the couple was blessed with two sons, Kai Harper and Avery James. However, in January 2013, Mark and Leanza announced that they were seeking a divorce after seventeen years of marriage.
Eventually, the pair parted ways.
Mark moved on with the divorce as on 20 August 2016; he tied the wedding knots for the second time with children’s book author, Julie Freyermuth.
Mark met Julie for the first time in August 2015. Julie has attended as a guest on Mark’s Hallmark TV show, Home, and Family. After meeting for the first time, the pair fell in love with each other and started dating.
After a year, the pair married via an intimate ceremony held in Mark's home in Los Angeles.
The ritual was held so secretly that even the 100 guests, who came for the wedding thought that they were attending a fifth-anniversary party for Steines' Hallmark Channel show, Home & Family.
Mark Steines with wife Julie Freyermuth on their wedding day on 20 August 2016 (Photo: usmagazine.com)
The anchor became a father for the third time on 28 July 2017 when Julia delivered a beautiful daughter named, Parker Rose Steines.
However, Rose was born prematurely and had breathing problems soon after birth. As a result, Parker had to spend two weeks in the NICU at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. As of now, she is healthy and is relishing her time with her father and mother.
Mark Steines Bio: Career, Net Worth
54-year-old Mark was born as Mark Anthony Steines on 7 June 1964 in Dubuque, Iowa. He grew up in his family alongside a brother named Mike Steines.
After that, Mark became a sports anchor for KSPR in Missouri until 1991 and then started working for KCAL in LA alongside Leyna Nguyen as well as running assignments for ESPN.
Besides broadcasting, Mark had his hands in acting. He had a minor role in the movie, Nixon in 1995. The same year he started serving as a reporter and fill-in anchor at Entertainment Tonight.
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After that, Mark became the co-anchor for ET Weekend until he left after working there for seventeen years in 2012. He then started co-hosting Home & Family.
Mark also appeared in various TV shows and films including The Young and the Restless (2004), America’s Next Top Model (2006), and others. He also had other hosting gigs including 2008 Miss America Live, VH1’s Greatest TV Rock ‘n’ Roll Moments, AOL’s Gold Rush, and more.
Mark mostly accumulated his net worth from his radio, television programs, and also acting career. However, the exact net worth of Mark remains confined to date. Talking about the average salary of a journalist in the United States; it is estimated to be $38,768 per year.