Steve Bunin Bio, Wiki, KING 5, Age, Height, Partner, Kids, Family, Income, and Net Worth

Steve Bunin Biography

Steve Bunin is an American journalist who is working for KING 5 as a news anchor on the weekday broadcast from 4:30-7:00 a.m. He joined the KING 5 News team in December 2016. 

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How Old is Steve Bunin?

Bunin was born on February 21st, 1974. He is 48 years old as of 2022.

Steve Bunin Height / Measurements

Bunin is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.

Steve Bunin Partner/ Wife

Bunin exchanged vows with his wife, Viviane on March 16th, 2005. As of 2022, they celebrated their 17th anniversary. The couple has a daughter. Also, his wife serves as a doctor. However, we will update information about his spouse once it’s available.

Steve Bunin Kids / Children

Bunin has a daughter with his wife. Even so, he manages to keep information regarding her away from the limelight. Also, he has a dog named Shaya. However, we will update this information about his children once it’s available.

Steve Bunin Family / Relatives

Bunin manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Even so, his mom celebrates her birthday on March 4th. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether he has any siblings or not. We will update this information once it’s available.

Steve Bunin Education

Upon completion of his high school education at Mercer Island High School, Bunin went on to join the

Steve Bunin Career

Bunin serves KING 5 as a news anchor on the weekday broadcast from 4:30-7:00 a.m. He joined the KING 5 News team in December 2016. Further, he served WTVH-TV in Syracuse, New York from 1995 to 1996 as a sports anchor. While there, he served with David Muir. Additionally, he served in Binghamton, New York at WICZ-TV as a sports anchor. From1998 to 2000, he served in Flagstaff, Arizona at KNAZ-TV as a sports anchor.

Moreover, he served in Lansing, Michigan from 2000 to 2001 at WLAJ-TV and WOTV-TV in Battle Creek, Michigan from 2002-2003 as a sports anchor. Furthermore, he served ESPN from 2003 to 2012 as a sports anchor. Also, he hosted various shows. For instance, Outside The Lines, SportsCenter, and College Football Live. To boot, he hosted Baseball Tonight, ESPN Radio, NFL Live, Sports Reporters, and many NCAA and pro sports happenings on ESPN and ESPN2.

In addition, he served as the lead anchor for Comcast SportsNet Houston for 2 years since 2012 prior to its bankruptcy. During his quarter-century there, he was selected for the Texas Emmy Awards for Best Sports Anchor and secured an Emmy for his 2014, hour interview special with Carl Lewis. Moreover, from 2015 to 2016 he served as a co-host of sports radio talk programs on ESPN Radio KFNC Houston and SB Nation Radio with Sean Salisbury.

In 1998 and 2000, he secured three Associated Press awards for sportscasting in Arizona and Michigan. In 2010, he became the key anchor at ESPN to gain the company’s prestigious “Game Ball” award for character. Further, in 2012 Barack Obama presented him the President’s Volunteer Service Award for his volunteer endeavors, chiefly with at-risk teens.

Additionally, Sports Illustrated’s media critic, Richard Deitsch dubbed him“one of the most underrated talents in sports journalism.” Also, during Sports Illustrated’s 2011 Media Awards, he was announced as one of the “Twelve Broadcasters Viewers Deserve More Of In 2012.” While serving ESPN, he won an Emmy Award as part of the team on SportsCenter.

Furthermore, he has secured three Regional Emmy Awards and was nominated for 12 Emmys, counting Best News Anchor every year since moving to KING-5. Later, he won the award in 2021. Overall, he won an Emmy award four times and was nominated 13-times.


Bunin works with KING 5 where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Greg Copeland
  2. Joyce Taylor
  3. Adam Claibon
  4. Rich Marriott
  5. Christine Pae
  6. Saint Bryan
  7. Chris Egan
  8. Paul Silvi

How Much Does Steve Bunin Earn?

Bunin receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.

How Much is Steve Bunin Worth?

Through Bunin’s career as an anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.

Steve Bunin Hand Suregery

Bunin underwent surgery on his finger in 2019.

Thrilled to be back on the air on KING 5 with Joyce Taylor after a few days recovery from surgery on my finger. Typing is a challenge, but otherwise, I’m doing alright! I asked the surgeon, scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the worst, how badly it was broken. “Eight, ” he said. Made me proud. If you’re gonna do something, aim high! Grateful to him and the whole staff that got me through the operation… and to my wife, the best partner in the world..” he posted on his Facebook account on February 2019.

Steve Bunin Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Bunin is active on his social media accounts. He has about 1.9K followers on his Facebook Page, about 5018 followers on his Twitter account, and around 756 followers on his Instagram account.

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