Former basketball layer Steve Craig is famously known to be the husband of famous American singer and actress Marie Osmond. Steve is now a motivational speaker after he changed his career path. Steve and Marie have been married twice after the couple had a 26-year-long fallout from their split in 1985.
What Is Steve Craig’s Net Worth?
Steve Craig has made prominent part of his net worth from his playing career in basketball. The former player turned into a motivational preacher and traveled across the county for various public speaking events. For his motivational speeches, he entitled to decent earnings.
His wife, Marie has accumulated a net worth of $20 million. Marie is generating a lot of earnings from her singing and acting career. Her songs 1995’s solo song, What Kind of Man and the hit album of 2010 titled I Can Do This gave her millions of dollars of revenue. Besides singing, Marie receipts rise from her noteworthy acting part in ABC’s The Gift of Love in 1978 and the 1995’s American Sitcom Maybe This Time.
She further elevates her fortunes with her three best selling books, Behind the Smile: My Journey Out (2001), Might As Well Laugh About It Now (2009) and 2013’s The Key Is Love which is featured in the New York Times bestsellers list.
Steve's Married Life: Shares Wedding Vows For the Second Time
Steve is married to Marie not once but twice. Steve and Marie shared the wedding for the first time in 1982 and separated in 1985. The couple later reconciled and tied the knot again on 4 May 2011 in Las Vegas
It all began when the couple met five years before their wedding. They dated 18 months before getting married on 26 June 1982 and Steve welcomed his first child as a son, Stephen James Craig, on 20 April 1983. Marie then filed for divorce citing "mental cruelty" in October 1985.
Marie in her 2010 interview for Oprah Winfrey stated that Steve always wanted to have a family and travel the whole world. She suffered mental trauma after one of her adopted son Michael Bryan committed suicide at the age of 19. Her son took his own life when he jumped from the eighth floor of his apartment building in Los Angeles in February 2010.
Just a year later after her son's demise, the couple reconciled their differences and got hitched on 4 May 2011 in Las Vegas and their son Stephen helped his parents get back together. Marie chose the 4th of May as her wedding day in the memory of her son Michale and her mother. She reportedly wanted them to be at the function in spirit.
Steve Craig and his wife Marie Osmond at their wedding on 4 May 2011 (Photo: dailymail.com)
The wedding was held at a Mormon temple, and later the reception was kept at their home in Nevada. Both Steve and Marie walked the aisle and looked to start afresh about their new beginnings. Marie fitted the same wedding dress designed by Ret Turner that she had put on for almost three decades ago in her first marriage with Steve.
The actress was previously engaged to Jeff Clayton in 1979, but they called off their engagement. She went on to marry Brian Blosil on 28 October 1986 in Utah. Marie. She has two children Rachael Lauren and Matthew Richard with her then-husband, Brian. Mari has also adopted five children, Jessica Marie, Michael Bryan, Brandon Warren, Brianna Patricia, and Abigail Olive May. In March 2007, they announced that they are separated and are heading for divorce.
His wife, Marie Osmond was performing for the Las Vegas residency after she alongside Donny launched the Donny & Marie show in September 2008. The residency was launched only for the six-week concert, but it was extended again and again. After a decade, they confirmed that they are ending their longtime Las Vegas residency. They officially confirmed their retirement on Good Morning America and told that their last show would be on 16 November 2019. Donny told;
“We have been through so much the last 11 years. Her particularly, And she gets on stage and she’s such a professional. She does a great job. I’m gonna miss this a lot… There’s a bond here that will never be broken.”
Marie even confirmed the news on her Instagram post on 22 March 2019.
Steve Craig always has been by her side and cheered her on her work-craft. Currently, the couple is rejoicing wonderful lifestyle alongside their grandchildren. On 12 December 2018, one of the daughters named Brianna officially shared her wedding vows with a guy named David Schwep. Meanwhile, she congratulated her via Instagram and warmly wished her.
Steve Craig currently aged 61 keeps his personal information to himself. The motivational speaker keeps a low profile to reveal anything about his family background. Steve stands a few inches taller to the height of his wife that is 1.65 m (5' 5") as per wiki. He possesses a healthy body shape and probably belongs to white ethnicity.