|Steve Wilkos Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||March 9, 1964|
Steve Wilkos is an American television personality, talk show host, actor, U.S. Marine, and a former law enforcement officer with the Chicago Police Department who is best known for hosting the syndicated tabloid talk show, The Steve Wilkos Show.
Steven John Wilkos
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Darien, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Steve Wilkos attended Lane Technical High School located in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of Chicago and graduated from there in 1982.
Television Personality, Talk Show Host, Actor, U.S. Marine, Former Police Officer, Patrolman, Director of Security
- Father – Stanley Wilkos (Former police officer who was in the Korean War as an army paratrooper)
- Mother – Jeanette (née Pelikan) (Beauty School Instructor)
- Siblings – He has 3 siblings.
- Others – Stanley Wilkos (Paternal Grandfather), Angeline/Angela Kostecki/Kostasvi (Paternal Grandmother), Orville James Pelikan (Maternal Grandfather), Anna/Anne/Ann/Annie R. Evans/Evan (Maternal Grandmother)
Steve Wilkos is represented by The Steve Wilkos Show, Production Company, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Steve Wilkos has dated –
- Rosae Wilkos (1985-1987)
- Hannah Wilkos (1999)
- Rachelle Consiglio (2000-Present) – He married television producer Rachelle Consiglio in 2000 and the duo parents 2 children – a daughter named Ruby (b. 2004) and a son named Jack (b. 2006).
Race / Ethnicity
Steve Wilkos is of Polish, Hungarian/Slovak, Czech/Bohemian, and German descent.
- Shaved head
- Loud voice
- Imposing stature
- Often throws chairs
Steve Wilkos Facts
- He was raised alongside his siblings in the Roscoe Village neighborhood in North Center, Chicago.
- Steve Wilkos was in service with the United States Marine Corps from October 1982 to March 1989 and during that period, he was stationed in South Korea, Japan, Illinois, Virginia, and South Carolina.
- With the Chicago Police Department, he served in the Logan Square, Chicago, Humboldt Park, and Near West Side neighborhoods.
- He got himself into legal trouble when he was involved in a rollover crash near his home on January 21, 2018.
- As an actor, Steve Wilkos has been cast in projects like Pauly Shore Is Dead, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, and Kismet.
- His popularity has also generated a huge social media fan base for Steve as well as his show with more than 2.5 million followers on Facebook, more than 200k followers on Instagram, and more than 100k followers on Twitter.
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