Who is Steve Burton?
Steve Burton is an American actor who is best known for his role as General Hospital on the popular television show General Hospital.
Steve, who was born on June 28, 1970, portrayed Jason Morgan, who was one of the longest-running characters on the show.
The Daytime Emmy Award-winning actor, who was born in Indianapolis, was recognized for his performance.
After departing the program in 2012, Steve returned in 2017 to reprise his role; however, he was forced to leave the show in 2021 after refusing to receive the Covid vaccine.
In addition, he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for his role as Dylan McAvoy on The Young and the Restless.
Steve has voiced the role of Cloud Strife in the Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy franchises on a number of occasions, both in video games and in cinema, over the years.
What Is Steve Burton’s Net Worth?
Steve has a net worth of approximately $3 million, according to Celebrity Net Value, however, some websites have his worth as high as $5 million.
Steve was on General Hospital for 23 years and earned an average of $1,000 per episode, which is about the typical salary of a soap opera performer.
In 2022, he returned to the Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem cast as Harris Micheals, resuming his role as the character.
Steve Burton Early Life & Career
Steve Burton was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to an optician mother and an engineer father, and grew up in Beverly Hills, California, where he attended Beverly Hills High School. Steve Burton began his acting career as a surfer in the American television fantasy sitcom “Out of This World,” which aired from 1987 to 1991 and featured Burton in 60 episodes. Steve Burton’s net worth grew significantly as a result of this good start, which was followed by his successful portrayal as Harris Michaels in another TV series, “Days of Our Lives.” Burton’s overall net worth grew in 1994 when he appeared in Richard Pepin’s science fiction thriller “Cyber Tracker.” Following that, Burton starred in the sequel “Cyber Tracker 2,” which was released in 1995.
In 2001, Steve starred alongside Robert Redford and James Gandolfini in the American action drama “The Last Castle,” which was directed by playwright Rod Lurie. Steve Burton’s net worth was boosted by his appearances in various episodes of the science fiction miniseries “Taken” (2002).
Burton also worked as a voice actor for “Square Enix” products, including “Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children,” “Kingdom Hearts,” “Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories,” and “Dissidia: Final Fantasy,” among others, from 2002 to 2011. In addition, Burton’s net worth increased significantly after directing the 2005 American drama film “Laws of Gambling.”
From January 2013 to the present, Steve Burton has played Dylan McAvoy on William J. Bell and Lee Philip Bell’s American soap opera “The Young and the Restless.” Steve’s current position presupposes his current source of income. Steve has appeared in over 20 films, television series, and programs.
Although Steve Burton has only won one award – for his outstanding performances as an actor in “General Hospital” – from 1997 to 2005, he was nominated for three other awards: Outstanding Younger/ Supporting/ Lead Actor, all for his work in “General Hospital.”
Steve Burton Personal Life
Steve Burton has been married to Sheree Gustin since 1999, and the couple has three children together. The family is currently based in Tennessee, where Burton purchased a home in 2012.