Steve Higgins Profile
Steve Higgins is an American writer, announcer, actor, comedian, and producer. He is the writer and producer of Saturday Night Live, and also serves as the announcer of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Steve Higgins Age
He was born Stephen Higgins on August 13, 1963, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. He is 57 years old as of 2020.
Steve Higgins Family
He is the son of Marian (née Coppola) and Harold Higgins, who managed the custodial operations in West Des Moines schools.
Steve Higgins Wife / Steve Higgins Married
He is married to Ellen Higgins since 1993 and together they have four children.
Steve Higgins Salary | Steve Higgins Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $2 Million which he has earned from his career as an American writer and producer. As per the payscale.com, the average salary of the writer is $50,965 per year.
Steve Higgins Career
Higgins used to tour along with his brothers David and Alan, and Dave Gruber Allen, in the comedy troupe Don’t Quit Your Day Job and performed at notable places in Iowa including the Spaghetti Works, Corky’s, and the Hotel Kirkwood.
They then moved to California where they started performing in Los Angeles and soon got their big break on the Comedy Central sketch comedy series The Higgins Boys and Gruber.
In 1989, he performed along with his brother Dave, and Gruber at The Vic Theatre in Chicago, Illinois for HBO’s One Night Stand television series.
In 1993, Higgins performed at the Girly Magazine Party show at Theatre/Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, acting as “a sleazoid male chauvinist comedy duo who exchange off-color ethnic jokes and prance around in suits and ties like Steve Martin on PCP.”
Higgins then went on to become a writer for the short-lived MTV programs The Jon Stewart Show and Trashed.
In 2000, Higgins played the inspirational AV teacher in the last episode of Freaks and Geeks. From 2009 to 2014, he worked at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, where he served as an announcer. When Jimmy Fallon was selected by NBC to succeed Jay Leno, Higgins was brought on as announcer for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
In 2013, Higgins voiced Mr. Awesome in the Hulu original series The Awesomes. In 2014, he voiced the character “the Edible Blargmonger” in Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas.
Steve Higgins SNL
From 1995 to 1997, he was the co-head writer of Saturday Night Live. Since 1997, he has served on the writing staff of the show, and since 1996, he has served as a producer of the show.
Steve Higgins Ghostbusters
Paranormal researcher Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy) and physicist Erin Gilbert are trying to prove that ghosts exist in modern society. When strange apparitions appear in Manhattan, Gilbert and Yates turn to engineer Jillian Holtzmann for help. Also joining the team is Patty Tolan, a lifelong New Yorker who knows the city inside and out. Armed with proton packs and plenty of attitude, the four women prepare for an epic battle as more than 1,000 mischievous ghouls descend on Times Square.
Release date: July 11, 2016 (USA)
Director: Paul Feig
Box office: 229.1 million USD
Budget: 144 million USD (2016)
Producers: Ivan Reitman, Amy Pascal