Steve Howey

Steve Howey

Date Of BirthJuly 12, 1977
Age46 years 9 months 11 days
Day of BirthTuesday
Place Of BirthSan Antonio, Texas, United States
Zodiac SignCancer
ProfessionsProducer , Entrepreneur , Actor , Writer
Full Name Steven Michael Robert Howey

Personal Information
Residence Los angeles
Religion Christianity
Languages Spanish , English
Star SignCancer
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Trademark Beard
Body Features & Measurements
Height192 CM
6 Feet 4 Inches
Eye colorHazel
Hair color Dark Brown
Weight84 KG
185 lbs
Tattoos Arms
Body Type Athletic
Waist 31
Chest size 41
Biceps Size 17
Family Information
Father Bill Howey (William Duncan Howey; Actor, director, Acting coach)
Mother Carla Howey (Carla Sue)
Sons Knox Blue Howey (twin; born on 1st March 2015)
William Wolf Howey (born on 8th July 2009)
Wife Sarah Shahi (born on January 10, 1980; Actress, model; birth name- Aahoo Jahansouz Shahi;)
Daughter Violet Moon Howey (twin; born on 1st March 2015)
Brothers Chad Howey (diseased; died in 1976, before Steve was even born)
Bret Howey
Sister Tammy Howey
Grandfathers Harry E. Novinger (Maternal)
Col. Harry Novinger (ww2 veteran)
Brother In-Law Cyrus Shahi
Grandmother Mary Louise Flentge (Maternal)
Father In-Law Abbas Jahansouz Shahi
Mother In-Law Mah Monir Soroush Azar (interior designer)
Sister In-Law Samantha Shahi
Education Qualifications
Education (High School) Colorado High School
Education(College) Northeastern Junior College (Sterling, Colorado)
Career Information
Years Active 1999
Debut (TV series) Pacific Blue (1999)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbiesShooting (Competitive shooting)
Martial Arts
riding (Motorcycle)
Diving (For bottle caps)
Favorite Actors Steve McQueen
John Ritter
Rob Reiner
Denzel Washington
Jackie Gleason
Favorite Foods Cheese
Chicken wings
Favorite SportsBaseball , basketball
Favorite Beverages Beer
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileSteve Howey Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileSteve Howey Instagram Profile
More Information
Net worth$3 Million


Steve Howey is an American TV & movie actor. Steve is well know for his roles as Van Montgomery in Reba(sitcom named after Reba McEntire), Ben Piller in Ctrl (NBC comedy web series), Kevin Ball in Shameless (black comedy-drama) among others.

Family - Childhood

Steven Michael Robert Howey was born on 12th July 1977 in San Antonio, Texas, United States to Bill Howey(father) & Carla Howey(Mother). He grew up in Denver, Colorado. He spent his early childhood in a boat house with his parents.


Steve's father Bill Howey is an actor, director & a acting coach. Bill is a Navy veteran. The family has lived on the Pacific coast.  Bill has directed the movie Class(1998) which starred Steve Howey & Dixon White. Bill was the first Los Angeles acting teacher of George Clooney.

Steve Howey parents- Bill & Carla Howey

[ Steve Howey parents- Bill & Carla Howey ]


Carla Novinger is Steve's mother. Carla & Bill Howey married on 11th October 1975. They have 3 children together. Carla also works as acting coach/ teacher. The two live in Chandler, Arizona [2]

Steve Howey with his mom Carla

[ Steve Howey with his mom Carla ]


Steve has a brother in- Bret Howey. Tammy Howey is the only sister among the three siblings.

Steve Howey with brother Bret Howey & Dad Bill Howey

[ Steve Howey with brother Bret Howey & Dad Bill Howey ]


  • Colorado High School: Steve Studied at the Colorado Public High school. Steve was into basketball in High school, He got into the Northeastern Junior College through a basketball scholarship.
  • Northeastern Junior College: Steve studied at the NJC, a public community college in Sterling, Colorado. 

Steve Howey playing basketball

[ Steve Howey playing basketball ] [Credits: Getty Images]


Steve Howey & Sarah Shahi

Steve met actress Sarah Shahi (known for "Bullet to the Head", "Alias", "Old School", "Fairly Legal") in 2004. The two got engaged in June 2007 during their vacation in Hawaii. The couple got married on 7th February 2009 in Las Vegas.

Steve Howey With Wife Sarah Shahi

Image: Steve Howey With Wife Sarah Shahi


The couple have three children, a son born on 8th July 2009 named William Wolf Howey (water birth at home) and twins (son & a daughter) born on 1st March 2015 named- Violet Moon Howey(daughter) & Knox Blue Howey(Son).

Steve Howey family: Wife Sarah Shahi, Sons and daughter

[ Steve Howey family: Wife Sarah Shahi, Sons and daughter ]

Interesting Facts

  • Scottish descent: Steve Howey is of Scottish ancestry, as revealed by him during the Craig Ferguson Late Night show. He also has English, German genes in him.
  • Bret Howey: Steve's older brother Bret used to ride Dirt bikes.
  • He didn't want to be an actor as a kid, his father was an actor as well as an acting coach, that got him in to the business.
  • Political affiliation: Steve Howey is a member of the Republican Party .
  • Diving for bottle caps: As a kid of 8 years he would dive on the coast of Mexico for bottle caps and trade them for candies, he grew up loving and living adventures.
  • Opkix: He is one of the key investors of Opkix.
  • He doesn't like working out hard, he likes to walk on treadmill while listening to music.
  • He used to drink everyday in his youth he would eat bowls of chicken wings and drink 3 pitchers of beer
  • Most devoted Role: Among many roles he has taken up, he is most devoted to the role of Husband and Father (as per the Imdb bio written by the actor himself)
  • He doesn't like casting directors touching on his shoulders for bonding, he prefers words for bonding
  • SpiritDay pride: He participated in SpiritDay pride wearing Purple jacket to support LGBT
  • 40th birthday party: His family threw him a surprise party for his 40th birthday on a yacht. He had grown up on a sailboat, the family had decided it was time of reminiscence for him. It was planned by his wife Sarah, attended by his 'shameless' castmates.
  • Kate Hudson' Love interest: He has played Kate's love interest in two movies- Bride Wars (2009) & Something Borrowed (2011)
  • Steve is known for his physical masculinity combined with gentleness of heart
  • Philanthropy
    • Starlight Children's Foundation: Steve Howey volunteers for the nonprofit organization "Starlight Children's Foundation" which has been helping hospitalized children & the families.
  • What are Steve Howey's Hobbies?
    • Competitive shooting
    • Diving
    • Martial Arts
    • Music
    • Riding Dirt Bikes
    • Riding Motorcycles
    • Playing Poker

Nanny controversy

Steve's nanny Sarah Alaseri had sued him and his wife in 2016 alleging that he had insulted her calling bad names and insulted her religion Islam. As per the complainant, she was berated for practicing Islamic customs at Steve & Sarah's home.

There were also allegations of sexual malpractices (including showing male private pics) against Sarah & Steve by the Nanny Sarah Alaseri. After the spat she publicized that Sarah Shahi had confided in her of having an affair with an A-list actor.

She complained of wrongful termination, non-payment and harassment.


He has tattoos all over his body- on biceps, arms & chest. He has a tiger tattoo on his arm. His Tattoos have been changing with time.

Steve Howey Tattoos

[ Steve Howey Tattoos ]



Steve has appeared in more than 90 Episodes of the TV Series 'Shameless', he played Kevin Ball, the husband of Veronica in the Series. Kevin plays a dyslexic who had grown up in foster home. 

Steve played the father of twins on 'Shameless', years later he became father of twins in real life.

Steve Howey with Shameless Cast

[ Steve Howey with Shameless Cast ]


Steve played Van Montgomery, the son in-law of the titular role Reba (played by Reba McEntire). Van Montgomery is the high school football team cornerback. He was kicked out of house by his parents after he decided to marry his pregnant girlfriend Cheyenne. He moves in with Cheyenne at her mother Reba's house. He gets a tailbone injury which forces him to give up the football career dream. He becomes a realtor in partnership with his mother in-law Reba.

Steve Howey with Reba Cast

[ Steve Howey with Reba Cast ]


Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2019 Stuber Felix  
2018 Game Over, Man! Rich  
2018 Making Babies John Kelly  
2017 Blue & Green Michiga'n TV Movie
2016 Unleashed Sam  
2016 Love on the Run Rick  
2015 See You in Valhalla Makewi  
2014 In Your Eyes Bo Soames  
2013 Wrong Cops Sandy / Michael  
2011 Conception Joel  
2011 Something Borrowed Marcus  
2011 Losing Control Terry  
2009 Stan Helsing Stan Helsing  
2009 Still Waiting... Agnew Direct to video
2009 Bride Wars Daniel  
2008 Five Year Plan Mickey TV Movie
2007 The Beast Ty Troop TV Movie
2006 DOA: Dead or Alive Weatherby  
2005 Supercross K.C. Carlyle  
1998 Class Jim It was directed by Steve's father Bill; Steve is also the producer of the movie


TV Series List

Year TV Series Character Comments
2011-2020 Shameless Kevin Ball 120+ Episodes; Main Role
2019 Dead to Me Jason I've Gotta Get Away (Season 1 Episode 5)
2018 Good Mythical Morning   "Name That Pet Shame" (Season 14 Episode 33)
2018 SEAL Team Danny Cooper Containment, The Upside Down,Getaway Day (Season 1 Episode 11-13)
2017 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Andy McPherson (The Monster) Intent (Season 19 Episode 8)
2016 The Oversharer Delivery Man Delivery Man (Season 1  Episode 8)
2015 Workaholics Blue Knight DeMamp "Gramps DeMamp Is Dead" ( Season 5 Episode 7)
2014 Where's This Party? Marco Santini  
2014 Jennifer Falls Frank The Virginity Thief ( Season 1 Episode 4)
2013 Sons of Anarchy Hopper One One Six, Poenitentia, Salvage  (Season 6 Episode 2,3,6)
2013 New Girl Jax McTavish Tinfinity ( Season 2 Episode 18)
2011 Love Bites Kell Season 1 Episodes- 0 & 1
2010 Psych Derek "Thrill Seekers and Hell Raisers" ( Season 4 Episode 11)
2009 State of Romance Mike Season 1 Episode 1
2009 Ctrl Ben Piller 10 episodes; Season 1 Episodes 1-10; Main role
2009 Surviving Suburbia Brock Three End Tables(Season 1 Episode 11)
2001-2007 Reba Van Montgomery 125 Episodes; Main Role; performed in the track: "The Morning After"
2006 Twins Zack Blast from the Past( Season 1 Episode 18)
2001 Any Day Now Troy Everyone Deserves to Be Loved(Season 4 Episode 3)
2000 The Drew Carey Show Student Be Drew to Your School( Season 6 Episode 2)
2000 ER Quarterback Elizey Homecoming(Season 7 Episode 1)
2000 Get Real Chris DeFalco Falling from Grace( Season 1 Episode 13)
1999 Totally Tooned In (Narrator)  
1999 Pacific Blue   Silicone Valley of the Dolls(Season 5 Episode 5


Music Videos

  • "Every Other Weekend": Steve appeared in Reba McEntire's music video "Every Other Weekend" along with his co-star on the Reba show Joanna García.

News & Updates

  • Miami Living: He has appeared on the cover page of Miami Living magazine.
  • He has been interviewed and profiled by Hollywood Reporter, People magazine, Men's Fitness and others.


  • I always want to challenge myself
  • I'm never content just to pursue one style or art form. It's about forging ahead in new adventures at every turn.
  • Getting into shape helped get me into a better mood, and when I'm in a better mood, I'm funnier
  • The older you get, the easier it is to get injured.
  • sex scenes are like fight scenes they demand highest fitness
  • Procrastination is a habit like anything else.
  • 98% of the actors out there are struggling, its hard out there
  • There is no specific method to success in acting, each has his/ her own way.
  • A Man's career is a marathon, a woman's career is a sprint.
  • I can not eat eggs without hot sauce.
  • There's no filter for ones soul (referring to snapchat filter)
  • Be thankful for the microwave.
  • Selling meth is actually quite easy
  • Baseball makes people very loud.
  • Turn off the news. Hug someone.
  • The greatest gift doesn't come with an exchange receipt. #children
  • Love who you got
  • Being a parent everyday is a Monday
  • I drink coffee not cause I have to but because I want to. I drink whiskey not cause I want to but because I have to.
  • Just when I start getting good at bottle flip, apparently it's not a thing anymore.
  • Surfers describe riding a wave as living in the moment. Nothing else existing but the present. I feel the same way about falling down stairs
  • Sometimes I smoke a cigar just to annoy you. Most times I enjoy it.
  • Stretch marks show me that you're not what you use to be. That's beautiful. Change is good.
  • Kids are so wonderful and ruin everything at the same time.
  • Don't talk unless you can improve the conversation.
  • I bet you that when aliens get stoned they think about us.
  • There is a correlation between being in better shape and having great sex. 
  • I feel my career hasn't started yet.
  • For someone who practices unhealthy habits, I'm in great shape.


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