Steve Darnell is an American actor and producer. He is famous for starring in the television shows such as “Vegas Rat Rods”, “Five Finger Death Punch: House of the Rising Sun”, and “The Gavin McInnes Show”. He is well-known for his car customization reality series “Vegas Rat Rods” which aired on Discovery. “Vegas Rat Rods” follows Steve Darnell and his crew “The Welder Up Crew” in their quest to design and redesign vehicles. This crew comprises Travis Deeter, Cheyenne, Dan, Frant, Justine Kramer, Steve Darnell, and Merlon Johnson. He is a badass car rebel who brings junk cars back to life. Moreover, he is also a creative designer and he is loved by people for his wild rides. He has productions credit on Five Finger Death Punch’s music video for their single ‘House of the Rising Sun’ in 2014. This is an alternative metal track that is a remake of the original version performed by ‘The Animals’ in 1964. He was a ranchman before he got into his engineering career. He spent a lot of time on his uncle’s ranch in Eastern Montana- this is where he first learned about old trucks, which were turned into farming equipment. He customized his own car by taking a Dodge Pickup Cummins diesel engine (5.9L) and putting it in a 1993 Dodge Sedan in the year 2008. He then moved to Las Vegas to grow his new Hot Rod business. The first vehicle that Steve Darnell owned was an orange 73 Datsun.
What is Steve Darnell Known For?
- Being an American reality TV star.
- For his production credit on Five Finger Death Punch’s 2014 music video for the song ‘House of the Rising Sun’.
Where is Steve Darnell From? Details About His Family, Parents, and Education
Steve Darnell took birth on 1st December in the late 1960s. His place of birth is in Billings, Montana, the USA. He is American by nationality and his ethnic background is Mixed. Details about his parents are still to get unfold yet as he also has not been revealed yet. However, the fact is known that he has a sibling, a sister namely Madison King (elder sister). His father taught him how to drive forklifts. father was an ironworker at Steel Engineers in Las Vegas. Later, he worked for his father’s steel company, “Economy Steel”. He has stated that his sister is very supportive of his career and is thankful for her presence in his life. During his teenage years, he was interested in the sports of wrestling. It was his high school wrestling coach, Rich Malia who encouraged him to take automotive trades. When Rich Malia wanted a bicycle for his daughter’s Christmas present, he asked Darnell to build one rather than buying one from the store. His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius and he follows the Christianity religion. His present age is in his early 50s.
About his educational background, Darnell attended and earned his high school degree from Skyview High School. He was also part of the Castle Rock Middle School and Skyview wrestling team. When he was in high school, Steve accidentally drove his 1970 Blazer into a house! The accident happened after his break failed, prompting the car to ram right into the garage, talking most of the structure entirely off of its foundation.
Steve Darnell Wife and Children
Steve Darnell was a married man but he is single at present. He is divorced from his wife. He has not publicized his married date and his wife’s name to the media. Steve once mentioned his wife in his YouTube video on 23rd January 2020 stating he is working really hard after discovering his ex-wife was pregnant with his first son. He is a very secretive and private man when it comes to his personal life. The couple was blessed with two kids namely Chase Darnell (first son) and Kash Darnell (second son). After his divorce, there is no marital news about him. Thus, it is assumed that he is single at present. He is enjoying his present life happily with his kids. He wanted to provide them with a secure future, which led to the start of “Welder up”. The relationship between the father and his two sons not only exists in their profession. Both of his sons regard their father, Steve, as their source of inspiration. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.
How much is Steve Darnell Net Worth and Salary?
Steve Darnell is an actor and producer by profession. The net worth of Steve Darnell is estimated to have $800K as of 2021. His main source of wealth is from his TV appearances and ranch shops (from his exploits in car restoration). It started when he was a teenager. He would buy old and barely running cars and fix them up mostly on his own which he then sell them at a profit. By the mid-90s, his salary was around in the range of $1500-$1800 per week from building rod iron whereas he is present salary is still to get unfold yet. It is reported that he can charge anywhere between $80,000 and $90,000 for designing cars while the average build can cost his clients in the region of $100,000. From his work in production welding, he was making around $20,000. Also, he is making cool earnings from appearing on “Vegas Rat Rods”. He has also luxurious car collections and vintage cars including 1957 Chevy 210, 1968 Dodge Charger, and Ford Model A Sedan. He also has a mansion/home in Las Vegas.
How tall is Steve Darnell?
Steve Darnell is a handsome man with a tall height of 5 ft 8 in or 172 cm or 1.72 m. His balanced bodyweight consists of 75 Kg or 165 lbs. He has a pair of attractive blue eyes and his hair color is grey. Also, he has inked various tattoos on his body. His hair is short. His body type is athletic. A father of two teenage sons, he still appears heartthrob along with his seductive personality, hypnotizing blue eyes, and outstandingly handsome appearance. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality attracting a lot of people towards him.