Steve Harris Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 May, 2018
Facts of Steve Harris
Date of Birth: 1965 , December-3
Age: 53 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Steve Harris
Father John Harris
Mother Mattie Harris
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago
Ethnicity African-American
Profession acting
Working For The Practice
Net Worth $500k
Salary $100k
Awards NAACP Image Award
Movies The Rock, Lovers and Liars
TV Show The Practice
Siblings 1
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American fame actor, Steve Harris is best known for his role as Eugene Young on the legal drama, The Practice. He also won NAACP Image Award for his breakthrough performance in the series. His other notable role includes Detective Isaiah "Bird" Freeman on the popular NBC  police procedural fantasy drama, AwakeHarris started his professional acting career in 1985 appearing in the movie Don't Mess With My Sister

Early Life And Education Of Steve Harris

Steve Harris was born on December 3, 1965, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is the son of Mattie, a housewife, and John Harris, a bus driver. He was raised along with his elder brother, Wood Harris. He is American and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity/ethnicity.

Harris attended St. Joseph High School in Westchester, IL, a private school known for developing star athletes. Then he joined Northern Illinois University and studied drama. During his college days, he played as a linebacker. His athletic career was going smoothly until he faced an accident tearing his ankle ligament.

Steve Harris' Career

Steve Harris began his acting journey from the 1985 movie Don't Mess With My Sister. Then he appeared in films like Seven Hours to JudgmentThe Good Policeman, Sugar Hill, Against the Wall, and The Rock among others. In 1993, he made his TV debut in Homicide: Life on the Street.

Harris got his major break in 1997 after he was cast in the NBC popular series, The Practice where he played the role of Eugene Young. He earned several nominations for his performance including Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2004, he won his first award, NAACP Image Award for his work in the series. 

CAPTION: Steve Harris at the 8th season launch part of "The Practice" SOURCE: Fandango

Harris appeared in a number of TV series including  Ally McNeal, The Wild Thornberrys, Chicago Hope, The Batman, Higglytown Heroes, Heist, Grey's Anatomy, Eli Stone, Awake, Justified, Legends, and NCIS. He starred in Regina King's directorial debut Let The Church Say Amen, a novel adoption from ReShonda Tate Billingsley's 2005 best selling.

Steve Harris also lent his voice for the animated TV series, The Batman as Ethan Bennett.  Besides acting, he also played basketball as a member of various teams in the NBAE League.

Steve Harris' Net Worth

Steve Harris made a quite impressive sum from his acting career. His estimated net worth is $500k as per some online sources but no official confirmation has come about it. 

He earned $100k per episode from TV series and around $150k from movies. Some of his box office hit films are, 

Year Movies Budget (US Dollar) Box-office Collection (US Dollar) IMDb rating Starring
1996 The Rock $75 million $335.1 million 7.4 stars Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, Michael Biehn, William Forsythe
2002 Minority Report $102 million $358.4 million 7.7 stars Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow
2003 Bringing Down the House $33 million $164.7 million 5.6 stars Steve Martin, Queen Latifah, Eugene Levy, Joan Plowright
2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman $5.5 million $50.7 million 5.7 stars Kimberly Elise, Shemar Moore, Tamara Taylor, Tiffany Evans
2010 Takers $32 million $69.1 million 6.2 stars Matt Dillon, Paul Walker, Idris Elba, Jay Hernandez

Steve Harris' Personal Life

Steve Harris is unmarried, he is possibly single at the moment. He is one of those celebrities who prefers to keep their personal life away from the limelight. He never discusses his love life with media. Due to secretive nature, there aren't any rumors regarding his marriage and affairs. 

Unlike other actors, he isn't active on any social sites. He is quite ambitious and hardworking whose first priority is always his work. 

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