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Michael Steele Biography

Updated On 29 Sep, 2017 Published On 07 Jun, 2017
Michael Steele

Facts of Michael Steele

Date of Birth :
Age : 64 years old
Family Name : Steele
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Libra
Height : 5 Feet 8 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Michael Steele

What is Michael Steele marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Michael Steele have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Michael Steele having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Michael Steele Gay ? Don't Know

Micheal Stephen Steele is an American politician and MSNBC analyst. Steele served as the first African-American chairperson of the Republican National Committee. He has also entertained guest on cable political talk shows such as Comedy Centrals The Colbert Report and HBOs Real Time with Bill Maher. Steele also worked for several political campaigns. He has won several awards throughout his career.

Early Life

Michael Stephen Steele, known as Michael Steele, an American politician, born on October 19, 1958, at Andrews Air Force Base in Prince George’s Country, Maryland. He holds American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity.

He was adopted newborn by William and Maebell Steele. William passed away, and Maebell started to work as a laundress to raise her children. She later married John Turner, who was a truck driver. 

Michael was raised in the Petworth neighborhood of Northwest Washington, D.C, along with his sister, Monica Turner.

Early Education and Career

Steele was a student at Archbishop Carroll Roman Catholic High School in Washington, D.C. During his senior year, he was elected student council president. In 1977, Steele enrolled at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, where he got a bachelor’s degree in international studies.

For three years Steele prepared for the Catholic priesthood at the Augustinian Friars Seminary at Villanova University and taught high school students, world history, and economics for one year at Malvern Preparatory School in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

Then he enrolled at the Georgetown University Law Center and attended night classes and received his Juris Doctor in 1991 at his second attempt.

Later Steele was employed as a corporate securities associate at the Washington, D.C. office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen, and Hamilton. He functioned In financial investment for Wall Street underwriters, working at Cleary’sTokyo, Japan, office on major product liability and its London office on corporate matters from 1991 to 1997.


Steele joined the Republican Party and became chairman of the Prince George’s County Republican Central Committee. He was founding member of the centrist and socially inclusive Republican Leadership Council in 1993. In 2008, he left citing disagreements with the endorsing candidates.

In 1995 Maryland Republican Party elected Steele as the Republican Man of the Year. In December  2000, he was elected chairman of the Maryland Republican Party which made him the first African American elected chairman of any state Republican party. 

Michael is the president and CEO of The Steele Group. He started the company in 1999. It works with Institutional and individual clients to design overall business development, investor, networking and communications strategies.

Steele was also a chairman of the Republican National Committee. His achieved success when he made a commitment to motivating the Americans to engage in their local societies and empowering state and local Republican organizations to do the same. Steele is Political Analyst for MSNBC. Steele has also entertained guest on cable political talk shows such as Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report and HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher.

He has also won several awards like the Maryland State Republican Man of the Year in 1995, Black America’s Political Action Committee in 2002, Vikki Buckley Political Leadership Award.

Personal Life

Michael Steele is a married man. He married his beautiful wife Andrea Derritt in 1985. Michael Steele has two sons with Andrea named Michael II Steele and Drew Steele.

It has been 32 years of  Michael and Andrea's marriage, and the pair is still together. There is no rumor of his extramarital affairs. It seems like they are living a happy life together.

Net worth

Being a popular politician and having worked in different political faculty, he may be earning a good salary. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.


Michael Steele Married

First Marriage with Andrea Steele

Michael Steele, the famous politician was married to Andrea Steele in 1985. They have two sons together.

Michael Steele Children

SON : Michael Steele

Mother: Michael II Steele / Andrea Steele

Micheal II Steele is the first son of the famous political person Michael Steele and his wife Andrea Steele.

SON : Drew Steele

Mother: Michael Steel / Andrea Steele

Drew Steele is the second son of the politician Michael Steele and Andrea Steele.

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