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Who Is Joy Behar’s Husband Steve Janowitz? Explore His Relationship Details, Kids & Net Worth

Steve Janowitz

Steve Janowitz is an American retired teacher and best known to the public as the loyal husband of a famous comedian and host Joy Behar. 

Joy Behar’s husband, Steve Janowitz, is currently not active on social media. He does not have an official Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook page.

Who Is Steve Janowitz? How Old Is He?

Steve Janowitz is best known as the husband of comedian and co-host of The View, tv-show Joy Behar. He was born in New York City, the United States, in 1942. He has a white background and is around 79-80 years old.

Who Are Steve Janowitz’s Parents?

Steve Janowitz has not revealed the names of his parents, but his father was a shop owner, and his mother was a housewife.

His grandfather emigrated from Italy to America shortly after World War 1. He is a private person as he doesn’t have any social media accounts. But he is known to be a local high school student in New York City.

How Did Steve Janowitz Start Dating?

Steve Janowitz first met his comedian wife, Joy Behar, at a semi-nudist colony, as revealed by his wife on an episode of The View in 2020. 

She shared, “He was far away naked. And then at night, there was a movie playing, and then I saw him fully dressed. But I remembered him from the daytime. It’s true.”

Steve and Joy dated for almost 30 years before tying the knot in 2011. They started dating in 1982.

Jay shared that they held off on getting married as she wanted to wait until same-sex marriage was legal in New York.

Joy also shared that she became serious about getting married in 2009 because somebody she knew lost her partner, a gay woman, and she had to pretend to be her sister to deal with stuff.

She also expressed how tiring it was for asking senior discounts for her boyfriend, and he was also tired of being called Old guy by her relatives.

His comedian wife, Joy, had also shared on-air that she waited to get married to Steve until his parents were dead because she didn’t want to have in-laws, and both her parents are deceased too.

Is Steve Janowitz Still Married To Joy Behar?

Steve Janowitz is still married to Joy Behar since 2011. But their relationship is much longer as they dated for 30 years before marrying each other in a private ceremony attended by close friends and family.

His wife, Jay Behar, is a former stand-up comedian and has worked in television. She is now co-host of the tv show, The View and has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Lorne Michael’s short-lived The New Show.

Joy is also known for hosting the show live from Queens and had a chat show, Way Off-Broadway, on Lifetime Television in 1987. She has also published several books like Joy Shtick -Or What is the Existential Vacuum and Does it Come With Attachments?

She has also appeared in a comedy film, Hall Pass, and Amazon series Crisis in Six Scenes.

Who Are Steve Janowitz’s Kids?

Steve and Joy have no children together. Steve is step-father to Joy’s daughter Eve Behar from her past relationship with Joseph Behar, born in 1970 in Long Island, New York.

What Is Steve Janowitz’s Net Worth?

As per some reports, Steve Janowitz has an estimated net worth of $800,000. He is currently a retired teacher in New York City. He began his teaching career right after graduating as a high school teacher. Steve worked as a teacher for almost 45 years before retiring.

Steve currently resides in a 1,400 sqft apartment with his lovely wife, Joy Behar. They enjoy a luxurious lifestyle as both of them earn significantly. As a retired teacher, Steve is reported to make roughly $48,00 each year on average.

 The couple is in a happy and healthy marital relationship. There have been no news of their divorce, split or extramarital affairs till now.

What Does Steve Janowitz do for a living?

Steve Janowitz is now a retired teacher living in New York City. He enjoys his luxurious life with his lovely wife, Joy Behar, who works as a co-host on tv shows.