Steve Kazee is a popular actor and singer from the United States. Steve Kazee is best recognized for his role as Guy in the musical “Once”
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Steve Kazee was born Steven Michael Kazee on 30th October 1975. He stepped into this world in Ashland, Kentucky, United States. By this, he is currently 46 years old and American by nationality. Moreover, he follows Christianity, and his birth sign is Scorpio.
Moving on towards his family members, he hasn’t revealed his parents’ names. His father was a welder and a healthcare assistant in Ashland, where he grew up in a trailer. He also grew up in the same trailer.
He went to ‘Fairview High School’ and then ‘Morehead State University,’ according to his educational background. He earned a bachelor’s degree in arts from this university. He relocated to New York City in 2002 and earned his MFA from the ‘Graduate Acting Program’ at ‘New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.’
Professional Life and Career
In June 2005, he appeared in the New York Shakespeare Festival’s production of As You Like It. In November 2005, he made his Broadway debut as the Leslie understudy in Seascape. In January 2006, he made his Kennedy Center debut as Timmy Cleary in The Subject Was Roses. In April 2006, he was cast as a substitute for Sir Lancelot in the Broadway production of Spamalot. In 2007, he portrayed Bill Starbuck in the Broadway production of 110 in the Shade, and in 2008, he played Sobinsky in To Be Or Not To Be, which ran at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre from September 16 to November 16.
Kazee originated the character of Guy in the stage production of Once, which premiered off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop on December 6, 2011. On February 28, 2012, Once began previews on Broadway and debuted on March 18, 2012, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Kazee promoted Once on the Late Show with David Letterman and the Today Show, among other shows. Kazee took home the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical in 2012. Furthermore, during the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, Kazee and the cast of Once received the Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album.
Kazee was cast in the stage adaption of the 1990 film Pretty Woman in 2017, starring Samantha Barks, who was making her Broadway debut. Jerry Mitchell directed the musical Pretty Woman: The Musical, which premiered in Chicago in March 2018 and then moved to Broadway in August 2018. Kazee quit Pretty Woman: The Musical due to “family circumstances” after acting as Edward in the Chicago production. When the play moved to Broadway, he was replaced by Andy Karl.
In an episode of the television series Conviction in 2006, Kazee portrayed Dumas Shepherd. He played Michael Barlow in Medium and Mark Green in Numb3rs in 2007. In addition, he played Michael Locke on NCIS in 2008. He starred as Dominic Humphreys on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2009. [Kazee played Nick Garrett in CMT’s Working Class (2011), in which he had a leading role.
In 2013, he played Jeff Hines on Elementary and Dustin Waycott on Drop Dead Diva. Moreover, in 2015, he appeared in Seasons 5 and 6 of Showtime’s Shameless as Gus Pfender in a recurring role.
The multi-talented guy has made a decent amount of money throughout his career. According to the online resources, Steve currently has an approximate net worth of $950 thousand US dollars. Despite his popularity and fame, he has not received any brand endorsement deals as of now. However, it is possible that in near future, he might start to endorse brands.
Between 2005 and 2012, Kazee was in a relationship with actress Megan Hilty. Steve relationship with Jenna Dewan was announced in October of 2018. The couple revealed in September 2019 that they were expecting their first child together. Similarly, he and Dewan engaged in February 2020. On March 6, 2020, he and Dewan welcomed their baby, Callum Michael Rebel.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Enhancing his body measurements, Steve has a fit and muscular body as an actor. Talking of his height and weight, he is 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 meters tall and weighs around 82 kg or 180 pounds. However, the actor hasn’t disclosed his other body measurements. In addition, he has black hair and a pair of stunning dark brown eyes.
When it comes to his social media handles, Kazee is available on them. He has more than 14k followers on his Facebook page, a huge 165k followers on his Instagram account, and more than 25.7k followers on his Twitter account.