Rick Steves Tours, Net worth, Italy, Europe, travel guide, wife, personal life

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth May 10, 1955
Nationality American
Profession TV personality, Television presenter, Author, Radio Personality
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Single
Spouse Anne Steves (m.?-div.2019)
Married on not disclosed
Children(s) Jackie Steves, Andy Steves
Education at University of Washington
Net Worth(s) Around $10 million
Name on Birth Richard Steves
Divorce Yes
Height 1.83 m
Twitter @RickSteves
Age 67 Years

Rick Steves tour around the world and the shows he bases upon these travel diaries have been extremely popular with his fans around the world. An American television personality and author, he has been known best for his shows like Travel with Rick Steves and Rick Steves Europe.


Rick Steves has been actively involved in his traveling and travel guide profession since a long time. He surely has a career worth of envy as he gets to travel the world and showcase his travel diaries on television. He is a resident of Edmonds, Washington, and his age as of now is 61 years.


Rick Steves was born on the 10th of May 1955. His age is 61 years currently. Rick Steves was born in Barstow, California and is a personality of Norweigan ancestry.

Early Life and Education

Rick Steves was educated at the University of Washington. He started off his career as a teenager when he started teaching travel classes.

Career and Net Worth

Rick Steves career started off even when he was studying. He started teaching travel classes through The Experimental College. Rick Steves tours started becoming more and more popular when he worked as a tour guide in summer.

Based on Rick Steves tours, he wrote a book entitled Europe Through the Back Door which became extremely popular amongst his fans, he later held several travel classes and slide show presentations before starting a television show called Travels in Europe with Rick Steves. Rick Steves Europe tours and travels have been made hugely popular because of the show.

Rick Steves Europe was another show he started on 2000 which has even been popular in the year 2014. As of now, Rick Steves tours have been more popular because of his advocacy of independent travel. Rick Steves Italy and Europe tours have been jotted down and the details about it made available to his fans.

Rick Steves is the popular host, producer, and writer of Oregon Public Broadcasting television series called Rick Steves’ Europe. He has constantly been encouraging his viewers not to only visit big towns and major cities but also too cozy villages away from popular routes.

Rick Steves has his very own production company called the Backdoor Productions. Through it, he has started writing a new genre of travel writing and anecdotes. More recently, Rick Steves tours details were published also through his book called Travel as a Political Act. This is a guide on thoughtful travel.

Rick Steves career has expanded to newspaper, radio and mobile applications. No wonder, Rick Steves net worth is extremely high. He has been a syndicated newspaper columnist for the Tribune Media Services and has launched the mobile application called Rick Steves Audio Europe. He has also been known for his constant indulgement with politics and for sharing his thoughts about it.

Rick Steves net worth is a whopping 10 million dollars. His net worth has constantly been on the rise in the recent years and with his expansion to other businesses, he is surely set to eanr more name, fame, and money in the days to come.

Personal Life and Spouse

The active Lutheran, Rick Steves has written a huge number of books and education videos on such subjects. He has written about the Martin Luther as well as the European reformation. He is the supporter of Liberation theology too. He has been the avid supporter and the speaker for the Lutheran Peace Fellowship.

Rick Steves has been pretty open about the details of his personal life. Despite his busy schedule, he was married to Anne Steves. He got married to her and the couple had two children together. However, on the year 2010, the couple ended up in a divorce. After the divorce of the couple, Rick Steves has not been married. He has also not been associated to be dating anyone from the acting fraternity or the entertainment business. He is pretty much single and seems to be enjoying his life of a veteran travel personality.

Rick Steves children are named Andy Steves and Jackie Steves. Both of them are grown, children. Rick Steves currently lives in Edmonds, Washington and manage his home and Back Door Production headquarters there.

Awards, Achievements, and Recognition

Rick Steves has been the recipient of several awards in the duration of his career. He has won the High times Magazine Award as well as the EU’s Outstanding Friend of Europe Award. He has also been the recipient of the Travel Expert and NCIV Citizen Diplomat Award winner. He has also been the recipient of The Webby Awards.

Apart from this, Rick Steves tours and his social media accounts have been widely followed by his fans. He is active on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter and continues to talk to his fans through the same.

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