Steve Janowitz Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Apr, 2020
Facts of Steve Janowitz
Date of Birth: 1942
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Steve Janowitz
Nick Name Steve
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Profession Former High School Teacher
Famous for Husband of actress Joy Behar
Married Yes
Married to Joy Behar (m.2011)
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Steve Janowitz is an American citizen who started to come in fame after he got married to an actress Joy Behar. Joy Behar is famous for co-hosting the show called The Views. The couple who started dating in the late eighties remained in a relationship for a long time before they exchanged their vows in 2011.

Who Is Steve Janowitz?      

Steve Janowitz was born in 1942 in the United States of America. As far as Steve Janowitch's nationality is concerned, he holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

He has not disclosed where he has studied at. Details about his parents and siblings have also not been disclosed. 

Famous As Husband of Joy Behar

Steve Janowitz was a responsible American citizen busy with his day to day life, however, he suddenly came to limelight when he met the love of his life, who is also the love of thousands of others. He met Joy Behar; a comedian, actress, and writer who co-hosts the popular ABC daytime talk show the View.

Few romantic dates were enough for them to fall in love and Steve and Joy officially started dating in 1982. 

The pair was together for many years, but marraige was never on their cards. They loved each other and wanted to be together, Joy even called Steve her "spousal equivalent". After dating for more than two decades, Behar announced in March 2009 that she might eventually marry Janowitz.

CAPTION: retired teacher Steve Janowitz with his wife Joy Behar SOURCE: hightline

The people went crazy over the news and Joy was constantly asked about her upcoming nuptials. She got really tired of all the queries and shockingly called off the engagement only after three months. She took the decision not because she was not in love anymore, because she wanted people to stop talking about her marraige.

Eventually, the power couple married on August 11, 2011, in a very intimate ceremony and lives a very low-key life.

Prior, Joy was married to a college professor Joe Behar from 1965 to 1981. they have a daughter named Eve Behar Scotti born in 1970. As of now, Eve is happily married and has a son named Luca born in February 2011.

As of 2019, Steve and Joy are living their happy conjugal life together in a 1,400 square foot apartment located.


After completing his studies, Steve is involved in his own business. Janowitz hasn't revealed much about his career though he has been in the media for a long time. 

Talking about his wife Joy Behar's career, she is an actress. She began her career in show business as a receptionist in the early 1980s. She put her step in the show business as a producer on Good Morning America. Later, she also appeared on her own show Good Morning America.

As a comedian, she has worked at various night clubs in New York City. In 1983, she lost her job at GMA and began performing at prominent clubs. The following year, she took part in the NBC show The New Show. The same year, she appeared on Good Morning America as a guest star.

CAPTION: Steve Janowitz's wife Joy Behar on the show called The View SOURCE: ABC News

In 1988, she made her appearance as Helga Von Haupt in Baby Boom. She also worked in the comedy film Cookie. Soon, she began appearing in many movies which include ‘This is My Life’ (1992) and ‘Manhattan Murder Mystery’ (1996). During this time, she also debuted on stage on The Food Chain (1995) and The Vagina Monologues (1996).

Besides acting, she has also written a book Joy Shtick: or what is the Existential Vacuum and does it come with Attachments? In May 1999. Some of her other books include ‘Sheetzu Caca Poopoo: My Kind of Dog’, ‘When You Need a Life: But Don’t Want to Eat Chocolate’.

What's His Net Worth?

Steve Janowitz has accumulated a decent net worth in thousands of dollars. He earned the worth from his career as a businessman.

Talking about his wife Joy Behar, she has an approximated net worth of $12 million which she collected from her movie and television career.

She bought an apartment in Sag Harbor, New York City for $4.75 million in September 2016. She also has a luxurious house in Hamptons which she bought for $3.8 million. The house consists of 4 Bedrooms and 4.5 Baths.


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