Steve Fenton - Author and Leeza Gibbons' Husband
|Birth Name||Steven Fenton|
|Parents||Frank Fenton and Judie Fenton|
|Sibling||Mindy Fenton Samuels, Gary Fenton and Jennifer Fenton Smiley|
|College/University||Beverly Hills High School|
Steve Fenton is the husband of the famous actress and talk-show host Leeza Gibbons. Known for her appearances in various shows, Leeza surprised everyone after she announced her marriage to Fenton, who is her fourth husband. Naturally, many of her fans were curious about the man who made the actress so happy.
Leeza Gibbons' husband, Steve Fenton, is an American producer and author. Fenton has been a part of the entertainment industry for many years. However, his works were always behind the camera.
Has Been Married Twice
Steve Fenton's popularity rose exponentially after his marriage with Leeza Gibbons in 2011. The pair got married in an intimate ceremony, at the place where they had their first date, on the rooftop of the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. The wedding was only attended by Gibbons' three children, Jordan Alexandra Gibbons, Troy Meadows, and Nathan Meadows.
The couple's first meeting was on a blind date. Leeza was at the time worried about the couple's age gap of thirteen years, with Steve being the younger one. Whatever issue Leeza had about their age was gone after a while, and according to her, she has found her perfect partner of life in Fenton.
While Fenton's relationship with his current wife, Leeza Gibbons, has been the talk of the town for years, his marriage with one of his former clients, Gail O'Grady, was never really publicized much. The duo got married in 1995 but then divorced a year later. Details about their marriage and the subsequent divorce have not been revealed to the public.
Steve Fenton Net Worth And Earnings
Steve Fenton has worked in the entertainment industry for a long time. However, he has always been working behind the scenes and not in front of the camera. As the man who works in one of the biggest industries in the world, even if it was behind the scene, we can assume that Steve Fenton's net worth must be substantial.
Earnings From The Entertainment Industry
For over twenty years, Fenton worked as a talent manager in Hollywood. According to his IMDb profile, Fenton has also acted as a co-producer in various movies like Good Advice and The Gail O'Grady Project. These work even if few must have helped increase Steve Fenton's earnings to a new height.
After years of working in the industry and trying his hand in improving the educational system in the Beverly Hills area, Steve Fentons now partners with wife Leeza Gibbons and runs their production company, Leeza Gibbons Enterprises. We can be sure that Steve Fenton's earnings from his work in the production company have helped increase his collective wealth.
Income From Books And Movie Deals
Not only this, but Steve also has co-authored with Carter Paysinger for the memoir-style book Where a Man Stands. The book centers around Paysinger, a black student in mostly white Beverly Hills High, and his subsequent appointment as the first African-American principal in the same school. This position led to the opportunity to work with Leeza Gibbons' husband Steve, who he coached during his time as a baseball player. Steve was the youngest member to be elected in the Beverly Hills Board of Education in 2007 and was the one who lobbied for Carter to be the principal of the school.
The book about Paysinger's journey was well received by the readers and critics alike. The writer duo has talked about their story and book on multiple occasions. The book was the talk of the town for a long time, and there were many talks about movies based on it. While many production companies were eager to earn the rights to the book, there were reports that the duo had chosen producer T.D. Jakes to make a movie based on the inspirational book. With so many studios vying for the rights of the book, it won't be a surprise if there is an increase in Steve Fenton's net worth in the near future. As for his wife, Leeza Gibbons' net worth is estimated to be $40 million.
Lifestyle And Assets
Leeza Gibbons and her husband, Steve Fenton, seem to enjoy a lavish lifestyle. While Steve's Instagram is private, Gibbons has shared enough on hers to know about the couple's love for traveling. The duo seems to be happy traveling and staying in one of their expensive homes.
Steve and Leeza are known for their massive real estate portfolio. The couple has purchased and sold many expensive properties over the years. Their most recent purchase seems to be the Hancock Park Cottage in L.A. for $5.5 million. This move came after they sold their 7,000 sq. Ft. Beverly Hills mansion for $15.4 million in 2018.
The duo is famous for their great eye in the real estate business as they also share other residential properties around the West Hollywood area. Looking at their expensive taste in their home, we can be sure that Leeza Gibbons and her husband Steve Fenton are enjoying their life to the fullest.
- Steve Fenton graduated from Beverly Hills High School and later went on to become the youngest elected board member of the Beverly Hills Unified School District.
- His and Carter Paysinger's book, Where A Man Stands, was a New York Times Bestseller.
- He is Leeza Gibbons' fourth husband.
- His father, Frank Fenton was the only person to hold the offices of mayor, school board member, and city treasurer for Beverly Hills.