Steven Chadwick McQueen, popularly known as Steven R. McQueen, is an American actor and model. He is best known for his role as Jeremy Gilbert in the hit supernatural TV series, The Vampire Diaries. In this article, we will discuss McQueen’s career, personal life, and some unknown facts.
McQueen made his acting debut in 2005 with the TV series Threshold. He then appeared in a few TV shows and films like Everwood, Club Soda, and Piranha 3D, before landing his breakthrough role in The Vampire Diaries in 2009.
He played the character of Jeremy Gilbert, the younger brother of the show’s female lead, Elena Gilbert. He appeared in the series for six seasons, from 2009 to 2015.
Apart from The Vampire Diaries, McQueen has also appeared in other TV shows like Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., and Legacies. In 2020, he starred in the independent film, A Violent Separation.
McQueen was born on July 13, 1988, in Los Angeles, California, to Chad McQueen and Stacey Toten. He belongs to a mixed ethnicity of Scottish, English, German, Spanish, Dutch, Filipino, and Chinese from his father’s side, and English and German from his mother’s side. McQueen was home-schooled, and his educational qualifications are not known.
McQueen’s personal life has been the subject of much speculation. He has been in several relationships with actresses like Chelsea Kane, Trisha Cummings, Malese Jow, Candice Accola, Dylan Penn, and Olivia Pickren. However, he is currently believed to be single.
Steven R. McQueen stands at a height of 6 feet (183 cm) and weighs around 170 lbs (77 kg). He has a fit and toned physique, with a chest measuring 43 inches, waist measuring 29 inches, biceps measuring 14.5 inches, and neck measuring 12 inches. He has dark brown eyes and hair, which complement his rugged good looks.
Here are some lesser-known facts about Steven R. McQueen:
- McQueen is the grandson of Hollywood legend Steve McQueen and Neile Adams.
- He added the initial R to his name as a tribute to his stepfather’s surname, Robitaille.
- Contrary to his character’s portrayal in The Vampire Diaries, McQueen does not smoke or use drugs in real life.
- He died in the show, The Vampire Diaries, but was resurrected in the fourth season.
- Initially portrayed as a boy-man, McQueen’s character in The Vampire Diaries later transformed into a strong and muscular man.
- The popular singer, Enrique Iglesias, is his second cousin.
As of 2023, McQueen’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. He reportedly earned $15,000 per episode for his role in The Vampire Diaries. However, details about his car or bike collection are not known.
Steven R. McQueen is a talented actor who has carved a niche for himself in the entertainment industry with his impressive performances. He continues to be a popular figure among fans and is always in the news for his personal life. Despite the constant media attention, McQueen maintains a low profile and focuses on his work.