Who is Steven Rinella?
Steven Rinella is an award-winning American conservationist, hunter, author, fisherman, television host, and outdoorsman popularly known for hosting the television series MeatEater on Sportsman Channel television. He is married to his wife Catherine Finch and has three children.
In this article, I will be sharing with you Steven Rinella’s biography, age, family, net worth, and other facts about him but before we proceed let’s quickly have a look at his profile summary below.
|48 years old
|February 13, 1974
|Twin Lake, Michigan
|Late Frank J. Rinella
|Two elder brothers
Matthew and Daniel Rinella
|$1 million approx
Steven Rinella Biography
Steven Rinella was born on February 13, 1974 in Twin Lake, Michigan, United States of America. As of 2022, he is 48 years old and celebrates his birthday every year on February 13.
He grew up alongside his two older brothers in Twin Lake as they all learnt how to hunt and fish from their father at an early age. Steven holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His zodiac/birth sign is Aquarius.
Family Background, Wife and Kids
Steven Rinella was born to his mother Rosemary Johnson and to his father late Frank J. Rinella who passed away in 2002. He has two elder brothers whose names are Matthew Rinella and Daniel Rinella. His brother Matthew is a professional hunter while Daniel is a professional fisherman.
Steven Rinella got married to his wife Catherine Finch on July 12, 2008 in Fennville, Michigan, USA. The couple are blessed with three children.
Steven attended Reeths-Puffer schools, and then proceeded to Muskegon Community College where he began to write about his passion for hunting, fishing and adventures in wildlife after taking advice from his English 101 instructor.
He also attended Grand Valley State University where he graduated with Bachelor of Arts in English and University of Montana where he graduated with Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.
Steven Rinella career kicked off immediately after school. He wrote many stories about his adventures that eventually got featured in top national publications in the US such as New York Times, Outside, Men’s Journal, O the Oprah Magazine, Glamour, the New Yorker, Field and Stream, Petersen’s Hunting, and American Hunter.
TV Show “MeatEater”
Steven started his own TV show called the MeatEater in January 1, 2012. It is a weekly half-hour hunting show that ran for six seasons on Sportsman Channel television before moving to Netflix in 2018.
The show is based on Steven’s hunting skills in locations such as Montana, Alaska, Mexico, New Zealand, Wisconsin, California, Arizona and also preparations of some meals after hunt.
Podcast “The MeatEater”
Steven also runs a podcast called “The MeatEater” which ranks amongst the top 10 sports podcast. Apart from hosting his own podcast he has also been a frequent guest on “The Joe Rogan Experience” by Joe Rogan.
Steven Rinella is also famous for his many publications which are:
- The Scavenger’s Guide to Haute Cuisine (2006)
- American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon (2009)
- Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter (2013)
- The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game (2015)
- The MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook (2018)
- The Meateater Guide To Wilderness Skills and Survival (2020)
Awards and Nominations
Steven’s book American Buffalo won numerous awards including Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award and Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award. It also became Amazon Book of the month.
In 2012 his TV show MeatEater was nominated for Best New Series, Best Host, Best Hunting Show and Best Educational Show on Sportsman Choice Awards.
Height and Weight Measurements
For now Steven is yet to reveal his height and weight measurements to the public.
Steven Rinella Net Worth
Steven Rinella has so far built a successful career for himself. He has a TV show, host a podcast and was written many publications with all these combined it is estimated that he has a net worth of $1 million USD approximately. However his official net worth hasn’t been estimated yet as this is just an assumption.
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