Esteban Ernesto Echevarria Samson was born on the 2nd December 1956 in Havana, Cuba and is a Cuban-American actor perhaps still best known for his role of Manny Ribera in 1983 Brian De Palma’s cult movie “Scarface” as well as for his role of Don Eladio in the worldwide popular TV drama series .
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this actor has accumulated so far? How rich Steven Bauer is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Steven Bauer’s net worth, as of mid-2016, is $2.5 million, which has been acquired throughout his acting career now spanning over 30 years.
Steven Bauer Net Worth $2.5 Million
Steven Bauer was born to schoolteacher Lillian Samson Agostini and Cubana Airlines pilot Esteban Echevarria. His ancestry is mostly Cuban and Jewish, but he has also some Italian blood. Due to Fidel Castro’s Revolution in the 1960s, Steven, at the age of four, with his parents moved to Miami, Florida, USA where in 1974 he attended Miami Coral Park High School, then continued his education at Miami Dade Community College. Although he was initially interested in music, he transferred to the University of Miami majoring in Theater Arts. Certainly, Steven Bauer’s interest in acting has lasted since his college days, as well as his friendship with (future) actor Ray Liotta.
Some of the Steven’s first roles include performances at the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre. Steven Bauer debuted on television with the role of a Cuban exile family’s teenage son in “¿Qué Pasa, USA?”, a PBS bilingual sitcom which aired between 1977 and 1979. These engagements provided the basis for Steven Bauer’s net worth.
These were followed by minor roles in, among others films, “From Here to Eternity” and “Hill Street Blues” in 1980 and 1981, the 1981 TV movie “She’s in the Army Now” as well as various off-Broadway stage appearances. The real breakthrough in Steven Bauer’s career came in 1983, when he starred alongside Al Pacino in “Scarface”. For his performance of Manny Riberra, Tony Montana’s right hand man, Steven Bauer was nominated for Golden Globe’s Best Supporting Actor Award. All these achievements have helped Steven Bauer to build a successful acting career as well as an enviable sum of money.
During the 1980s, Steven Bauer added to his acting portfolio, appearing in some high-profile movies including another Brian De Palma crime thriller, “Body Double” (1984), “Running Scared” (1986), “Sword of Gideon” (1986) and “The Beast of War” (1988). It is certain that all these involvements have made a positive impact on the overall net worth of Steven Bauer.
In his career so far, Steven Bauer has starred in over 100 movies, of which the most famous are “Raising Cain” (1992), “Primal Fear” (1996), “Traffic” (2000) and “Behind Enemy Lines: Columbia” (2009), “The Last Gamble” (2012), for which he was honored with Feature Film and Festival Awards for the Best Actor. Apart from movies, Steven Bauer has also appeared in numerous TV series such as “Drug Wars: The Camarena Story”, “Wiseguy”, “Breaking Bad” and “Ray Donovan”. He has even “voice-acted” in video games such as “Scarface: The World is Yours” and “Hitman: Absolution”.
When it comes to his personal life, it has been acknowledged that Steven Bauer has been married four times; his first marriage, with Melanie Griffith who he met on the set of “She’s in the Army Now” and with whom he has a son, lasted from 1981 to 1989. Subsequently, he married Ingrid Anderson in 1989 but divorced after just two years; they have a son. Christiana Boney was Steven’s third wife(1992-2002), and in 2003 Steven married Paulette Mitlimore, but they divorced in 2012.
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