Steven Crowder is a conservative political commentator who hosts Louder with Crowder as well as a YouTube channel and a daily political podcast. He is a comedian and a media host, as well. One of Crowder’s recurring segments on his YouTube channel is “Change my Mind.” He has a dual Canadian-American citizenship. In 2019, YouTube reviewed his videos due to homophobic slurs against journalist Carlos Maza. However, YouTube did not suspend his channel; instead, they chose to demonetize the channel. In 2020, YouTube decided to remonetize the channel, stating, (Crowder had) “addressed his behavior and content.
In early 2021, however, his channel was demonetized again due to Crowder’s questioning of the 2020 election results.
|Celebrated Name:||Steven Crowder|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Steven Blake Crowder|
|Birthdate:||July 7, 1987|
|Height:||6 ft. 2 in.|
|Children/Kids:||Twins – Son, Magnus; Daughter, Charlotte|
|Is Steven Crowder Gay?||No|
|Highest Political Office:||N/A|
|Profession:||Media Host and political commentator (conservative)|
|Colleges Attended:||Champlain College|
|Salary:||$100,000 per month through channel subscriptions and sponsors|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$4 million|
Biography – Early Life and Family
Steven Blake Crowder was born in Detroit, MI on July 7, 1987. His mother, Francine, was a French Canadian living in the United States at the time of Steven’s birth. His father, Darrin, is of American origin.
Crowder’s family moved to Montreal, Quebec when Steven was only three years old. As such, Crowder claims a dual citizenship.
Crowder’s family would remain in Canada throughout his childhood and teenage years. Crowder attended Centennial Regional High School in Quebec. When he graduated at the age of 18, Crowder would move back to the United States.
Steven has one brother, Jordan. The family raised the boys as conservative Christians. Crowder has been outspoken on his beliefs; he says he has never smoked or drank alcohol as a teenager growing up.
Crowder’s mother Francine wored as a costume designer. Darrin Crowder currently works alongside his son on the Louder with Crowder broadcast. Steven’s brother, Jordan, is an actor and a filmmaker.
Upon graduation from Centennial Regional, Steven enrolled at Champlain College in Vermont where he spent two semesters. He majored in creative arts.
Crowder has also been outspoken on his practice of abstinence prior to his marriage to Hilary Crowder. Crowder says that he did date some during his teenage years, but maintained his virginity until his marriage in 2012.
Crowder and his wife now have two children – a set of twins, Magnus and Charlotte. It is reported that Hilary had a miscarriage before the twins were born in August 2021. The Crowders live in Texas currently. The Crowders have a family dog, Hopper. Hopper has made appearances on Crowder’s social media pages.
In the last year, Crowder has suffered from some physical ailments, but he has not allowed the issues to stop him from broadcasting. He damaged his knee during a comedy skit in January 2021; he would undergo surgery in July of the same year to correct the damage. It was also reported around the time he injured his knee that he was suffering from a heart infection. There are no current reports on his health at this time, although the surgery appears to have been a success.
Age, Height, and Weight
Steven Crowder is a 34 year old male. He is 6′ 2″ tall and weighs 230 lbs.
Varying sources list Steven Crowder’s net worth between $3 million and $4 million.
A great deal of Crowder’s income is garnered from channel subscriptions and sponsors. As of 2021, he has more than 5.5 million subscribers for his YouTube channel which has garnered up to 1.5 billion views over the life of the channel.
Crowder has also amassed some wealth from his appearances on film over the years and during his time as a commentator with Fox News. He has a partnership with Blaze Media and heavily promotes his Mug Club which has exclusive content. He also works as a stand-up comedian in addition to his other ventures.
Crowder is a media host and a conservative political commentator; however, during his teen years, he worked as an actor in multiple big screen roles.
Crowder has actually been in “the business” since the tender age of twelve. At that time, he received a voice-acting role on the children’s TV show “Arthur.” He was cast as Alan “The Brain” Powers. He appeared in twelve episodes as well as in the movie Arthur’s Perfect Christmas.
At 17, Crowder worked regularly as a stand-up comedian.
In 2002, Crowder appeared in the movie Two Summers. This was a family drama film, and it was Crowder’s official big screen debut. He would continue to appear in multiple movies between 2002 and 2009. These films include:
*3 Needles (2005)
*The Covenant (2006)
*The Secret (2007)
*Bend and Break (2008) This was brother Jordan’s directing debut.
*The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)
*To Save a Life (2009)
Crowder was uploading videos to a YouTube channel as early as 2012.
Crowder’s Political Activity
By the end of the 2000s, around the same time he was appearing in his last films, Crowder began to appear on various television programs as an opinion panelist.
Crowder appeared on various Fox News television programs between 2009 and 2013. At the same time, he teamed up with Pajamas Media, a conservative news blog that is known as P Media today. On Pajamas Media, Crowder began posting his satirical videos, paving the way for his future YouTube channel.
Around 2013, Crowder began working with Andrew Breitbart. He began posting videos on the Big Hollywood website.
In 2011, Crowder was the MC of the 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
Crowder was present at a Michigan demonstration regarding a then-recently passed right-to-work law in the state. Demonstrators were attempting to tear down a tent belonging to Americans for Prosperity, with whom Crowder was present. During the scuffle, Crowder was punched several times by a union activist. Controversy surrounded the vehicle as it appeared some of the tape had been edited before being uploaded to YouTube. However, Crowder would later release the unedited video.
Steven Crowder Career 2013 – present
Fox decided to release Crowder from their business relationship in October 2013. Crowder was said to have made some disparaging comments regarding both Fox News and popular conservative host Sean Hannity.
In 2017, Steven’s Louder with Crowder became regularly featured on Conservative Review‘s streaming service, CRTV. Steven hosts the show with his father, Darrin. He does not only comedic bits but also political commentary as well.
Although CRTV has merged with Glenn Beck’s The Blaze. Crowder’s show still appears on this platform. Crowder’s YouTube channel has been up since 2009. Part of his show is a “Change My Mind” recurring segment. He sits at a table with a sign stating “Change my Mind.” He will interact with people walking by, discussing a controversial political topic, then ask the individual in question to “change his mind.” One particular segment featured Crowder’s sign reading “Male Privilege is a Myth.”
Crowder’s segment has spawned multiple memes.
Controversy regarding Crowder’s jabs at political opponents in videos caused YouTube to investigate his videos then demonetize the channel, only to remonetize it later.
However, in early 2021, Crowder’s YouTube channel would be demonetized again.
The initial controversy came about when Crowder reacted to the journalists Vox series, “Breakthrough.” Crowder made several slurs regarding journalist Carlos Maza’s status as a gay Hispanic man. After Crowder addressed the remarks and appeared to be remorseful for any harm done to Maza, YouTube remonetized his channel.
At the time of the channel’s demonetization, Crowder had the support of Ted Cruz, who had made appearances on the Crowder show.
Crowder was once again demonetized in early 2021. This time, Crowder filed a lawsuit seeking an injunction on his account’s suspension. As of this writing, the lawsuit is still in litigation.
In March 2021, YouTube suspended its partnership with Crowder and his YouTube channel. Crowder was once again accused of making slurs, and, YouTube cited the incident as a second violation of their policies. At that point, they suspended the channel. This is also part of the aforementioned litigation.
In October, Crowder took to Twitter to report that he had received a “hard strike” from YouTube. At that point in time, Crowder was suspended for one week, at least from uploading new content or livestreaming on the platform.
Crowder’s suit mentions “vague rules” in his suit against the platform.
Crowder has also filed suit against Facebook, saying that they censored him unfairly as well. The platform cites remarks made by Crowder on his channel.
Crowder is still hosting his podcast, and he has a large amount of followers on various social media platforms.