Steve Kroft is a prominent American journalist. Steve Kroft is known best for his work in TV shows like 60 Minutes, West 57th. Steve Kroft has worked for CBS Evening News, The Atlantic, and more has led him to win many hearts. According to Steve Kroft’s wiki, his net worth has been accumulated from his exceptional work in journalism. The details of the very renowned and respected, Steve Kroft’s Obama interview, and wiki page, net worth, and age is widely searched about by her fans throughout the social networking sites.


Steve Kroft was born on August 22, 1945, in Kokomo, Indiana, U.S. to Margaret and Fred Kroft. Kroft went on to attended Syracuse University. He received his bachelor’s degree in 1967. Kroft was soon  drafted into the United States Army and served in the Vietnam War. He was assigned as a reporter for the Armed Forces Network. Steve was later reassigned to the military newspaper Stars and Stripes as a correspondent and photographer. Steve went on to join Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He soon held his master’s degree in 1975.


Kroft’s professional career began when he began working for Washington Post Company-owned stations based in Florida. Soon, Steve Kroft began working as an investigative reporter for WJXT in Jacksonville. He left to work for WPLG-TV in Miami. His career in CBS began in 1980 when he worked as a reporter in New York City. He worked as a correspondent for Southwest Bureau in Dallas. Soon he began working at the CBS London bureau as a foreign correspondent. Steve then began working as a reporter for CBS Evening News. Kroft began working for a magazine show called West 57th as a principal correspondent. In 1989, he joined 60 minutes. Soon, Kroft was seen interviewing politicians like President Obama, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, and more. Throughout his career in 60 Minutes, Steve Kroft received many Emmys. He has covered many issues like the civil war in El Salvador, the U.S. invasion of Grenada, the Lebanese Civil War, and more.

Kroft is not only noted for his work as a journalist but is also credited for his work in an episode of Murphy Brown and a 2000 movie, Small Time Crooks. Kroft has had an exceptional career in journalism and is a huge inspiration for aspiring journalists.

Personal life

Steve Kroft is currently married and living happily with his wife, Jennet Conant. Conant is a well-known author and journalist who is known best for her work in Rolling Stones, Newsweek, Esquire, GQ, Vanity Fair, and more. They have been married long enough. The couple has a son named John Conant Kroft. His son John attended Juilliard School. There have been rumors that, Steve Kroft was having an extramarital affair with Lisan Goines. Goines is a Manhattan Lawyer who is also married. At the time this rumor circulated, both the parties were silent when asked about it. However, more recently Kroft came clean about his affair with Goines. At present, Steve lives in New York City with his wife and son.


For his exceptional work in journalism, Steve has been honored with many awards. His shelf of awards includes 11 Emmy Awards. He has won a Lifetime Achievement Emmy as well. Likewise, Steve is no stranger to Peabody award. He has already won 5 of them. Steve has won Columbia University DuPont Award for two times. Steve is the recipient of George Arents Medal from Syracuse University and Medallion of the University honor given by University at Albany. Moreover, Steve Kroft has won George Polk Award, Gerald Loeb Award, and Paul White Award given by Radio Television Digital News Association. He is a respected and honorable man.

Net worth, achievement, social involvement

Steve Kroft’s age at present is 71. Steve Kroft’s age seems not be a big issue for him since he has been doing exceptionally well and is very enthusiastic towards his work even today. Steve is noted also for his various noteworthy interviews with many political leaders from both the democratic and republican side. Steve Kroft’s Obama interview garnered many fans and criticism as well as appreciation.

Steve Kroft’s net worth is estimated to be $ 16 million. He is known to have an annual salary of $ 2 million coming out of his work from CBS News. Furthermore, Steve Kroft’s net worth is also known to have been accumulated from his work in CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, WPLG-TV, West 57th, and more.

He is highly regarded by many journalists and news enthusiast, however, at times; Steve is also criticized for his comments. Steve Kroft’s wiki page gives the details about his net worth, age and more. The biography of the very talented and renowned, Steve Kroft can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Instagram, facebook and more.


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