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Steve Sohmer

Steve Sohmer

Facts of Steve Sohmer

Full Name: Steve Sohmer
Birth Date: June 24, 1945
Age: 75 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Author, Shakespearen scholar, Television producer and Writer
Country: America
Horoscope: Cancer
Height: 0 feet 6 inches (0.15m)
WifeEx-Deidra Hall
MarriedEx-Deidra Hall
DivorceDeidra Hall
Net Worth$39.3 million
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorGrey
Birth PlaceSavannah, Georgia
EducationColumbia University, Boston University and Oxford University
KidsDavid Atticus Sohmer, Tully Chapin and Ilisa Sohmer
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Steve Sohmer is a Shakespearean scholar, author of both fiction and nonfiction books, a television writer and producer, and former network television and motion picture studio executive.

Moreover, he has produced some popular television series such as Cheers, Family Ties, The A-Team, and Remington Steele.

Steve Sohmer was born on 26th June 1945, in Savannah, Georgia. As of 2019, his age is 74 years old and the birth sign is Cancer. The information about his parents and siblings are still under the wrap. However, Steve holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnic background.

 Education and Colleges

Steve studied at Yale and Columbia University. Then after, Steve earned a Master of Arts degree from Boston University and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Oxford University. Steve Sohmer stands at a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch and his weight is around 74kg. Similarly, he has grey hair color with a pair of light brown eyes.

What is Sohmer’s Net Worth?

Sohmer has an estimated net worth of $39.3 million. Apart from that, he is America’s one of the best selling authors. Each of Steve Sohmer’s book costs- Shakespeare’s Mystery Play($28.95), Patriots($12.17), Favourite Son($18.95), and The Way it Was ($24.00).

Who is Steve Sohmer Currently Dating after Divorce from Hall?

Talking about his personal life, Steve Sohmer married soap opera actress, Deidra Hall on 31st December 1991. The couple dated for a couple of years before their marriage. They shared two sons together; David Atticus Sohmer (born on August 23, 1992) and Tully Chapin (January  19, 1995). Sohmer and Hall lived together for 15 years. Later, they quit the relationship in the year 2006.

Their relationship came to an end after Hall’s friend found Steve’s active online dating profile. The TV producer has one daughter, Ilisa Sohmer from the previous relationship.

Deidre Hall
Caption: Deidre Hall, Steve Sohmer’s Ex-Wife

Reportedly, Steve’s wife gave the wrong information regarding her salary. It was said that Steve was earning a lot less than her. Despite this, the author was ordered to pay child support for the children.

Shakespearean Scholar’s Career

Steve Sohmer started his career as a Shakespearean scholar, author of fiction and non-fiction books. His first novel ‘The Way It’ was published by Simon & Schuster’s Robert Gottlieb. Additionally, his book was critically acclaimed and chosen by The New York Times as one of the 20 best novels of the year. Moreover, Steve was given the name of the creative director of the Bureau of Advertising of the American Newspaper Publishers Association in 1967.

Steve Sohmer
Caption: Steve Sohmer

Similarly,  Steve resigned from the bureau to establish his own media promotion firm in partnership with The Minneapolis and Tribune Company. Also, for the upcoming 5 years the NY-based company created and firm sales presentations for clients.

In the year 1977, Sohmer was named Vice president Marketing and promotion of the CBS Television Network. Even, Steve moved to NBC television as executive vice president in charge of marketing and promotion, Saturday morning programming, specials, and daytime television in 1982. Especially relevant, Steve launched hit series including Cheers, Family Ties, The  A-Team, and Remington Steele.