Steve Edwards is an American television personality who won the star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6150 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, on 14 May 2004. He is well known for hosting shows like Steve Edwards Show and Sports Talk and AM Los Angeles.
Steve Edwards was born as Steven Edward Schwartz on 23 August 1948 in New York City, New York.
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He earned his bachelor's degree in History from the University of Miami. Later he received his Master's degree in clinical psychology from the University of Houston.
His Personal Life, Children Details
Steve is married to Jean Edwards. Steve and his wife were college sweethearts. His wife is an actress. She is known for playing a role in Deadly Spy Games in 1989. The pair have two children named Greg and Julie.
Steve Edwards with his wife Jean Edwards in 2014 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
His daughter Julie is an American drummer who formed the popular rock duo, Deap Vally, along with Lindsey Troy. Before that, she was a member of The Pity Party band. It was the first unrepresented band to land a full-page featured in NME. Steve's daughter became the talk of the town when she performed at the Glastonbury and Bonnaroo music festivals in Summer 2013.
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Like his daughter, his son Greg has also made his career in the music industry since 1990. He is the guitarist and bassist for the seminal rock band Failure. He and his band performed live at the 2014 Riot Fest music festival at Humboldt Park in Chicago, Illinois.
Steve Edwards began his broadcasting career in the late 60s when he joined a radio station in Texas. He began hosting night call shows for a radio station in Dallas. Eventually, he started his on and off camera career while working as a news anchor and host for CBS in Houston. However, his career took a new height when he moved to Chicago and hosted his show Friday Night with Steve Edwards. The show turned out to be lucky for him, and he soon relocated to Los Angeles, where he co-hosted Two on Town along with Connie Chung. Good presentation techniques helped him to anchor other shows like Entertainment Tonight for one season, and he hosted Liv in L.A.
Why Was Steve Edwards Fired?
Steve Edward, who is an Emmy-winning L.A based news, was fired from Good Day L.A. on Fox 11 affiliate KTTV on 11 December 2017. He was fired from the show when his co-workers reported him for sexual harassment. But Fox 11 has denied opening the matter and informed that he had indeed left the station. It is also reported that he was in his final contract with the show, and his departure was natural. However, the veteran anchor never commented on his departure from the station. Moreover, he seems to have moved on with the incident as he is now working as the broadcaster at OK- LA along with Jillian Barberie and Dorothy Lucey.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Steve Edwards has accumulated a net worth of $8 Million.