Mostly Credited As: Steve Wilkos
Birth Name: Steven John Wilkos
Date Of Birth: March 09, 1964 (Age 52)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6' 3" (1.9 m)
Former Marine and Chicago police officer who served as Director of Security on the Jerry Springer Show for 13 years. Wilkos, with his hulking physique and bald head, became a cultural icon and occasionally was allowed to guest host the show when Springer was absent. These guest hosting stints went over so well that Wilkos was given his own talk show in the fall of 2007.
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Has two children with wife Rachelle: daughter Ruby and son Jack.
Resigned from the Chicago Police Department in 2001 to concentrate on his duties with the Jerry Springer Show.
Steve's father was also a Chicago policeman.
Couldn't do undercover work when he was a policeman because too many people would recognize him.
Joined the Marines immediately after graduation from high school and served there for seven years.
In his early appearances on the show, Steve had hair on his head but later began shaving it bald for the look he still has today.
Favorite meal is steak and spaghetti.
Is a fan of the Chicago Cubs.
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