Born as Steven John Carrell, Steve is an American writer, actor/ director and producer as well. He was born to an engineer father Edwin A. Carrell and mother Harriet as the youngest of four children on August 16 of 1962. He was born in the Emerson Hospital of Massachusetts, United States of America, and his ancestry in Italian and German.
As a child, he studied in more than one school and the family kept on moving. His former schools include: Middlesex School, The Fenn School and Nashoba Brooks School. He was a good student in school and also a good athlete; taking active parts in sports like lacrosse and hockey. He also an actor’s spirit and was confident in his presentation. He used to mimic of several well- known people at home, and he later joined a reenacting group and presented on the day of 10th (North Lincoln) Regiment of Foot. He was always interested in history and was a student of that subject. He completed his education in 1984 from Denison University in Ohio. During his time in Ohio, he also got involved with a performing group Burpee's Seedy Theatrical Company. He was also a goalie of the Big Red hockey team and also was in a comedy troupe group. Born and bred as a Christian (Roman Catholic), he is an American by nationality. Steve belongs to white ethnicity. His 1st notable role in TV was an advertisement for Brown’s Chicken in 1989. Having been involved with one or many groups, he got his chance to debut in a feature film in the year 1991 called Curly Sue. After that, he reappeared with ABC in a short comedy The Dana Carvey Show. With long term appearances still not in his bag, he continued to show up on whatever he was offered, including shows and series like Watching Elly, Just Shoot Me!, Over the Top etc. Then in 2005, he signed a contract with ABC for his part in their new show The Office, in which he portrayed the role of Dunder Mifflin. With the long running and popularity of the show, Steve was growing too. In 2006, he won the Golden Globe and Television Critics Association awards for his role in the same series, and was nominated 6 times for the Emmys. Besides TV, he has also been in many films now. In 2004, he was popular after he played a role in the film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.
After that, he appeared in several movies like: Over the Hedge, Little miss Sunshine, The 40-year-old Virgin, Get Smart, Date Night etc. He has won many awards and admits that he loves and enjoys his work. He has wide fan following all over the world. In order to stay connected with all his recent rumors and activities, you can follow Steve on his twitter account or on his Facebook fan’s page. To know more about him, you can read his biography in Wikipedia, IMDB, Rottentomatoes etc. His estimated net worth is around 20 million US dollars, with 17 million already in 2011.