Who is Kevin James wife Steffiana De La Cruz? Her house, net worth.

Kevin James is best known for his appearances in the sitcom, Kings of Queens. The series began airing on the 21st of September 1988 and ran for a total of nine seasons before wrapping up on the 14th of May, 2007. As one of the most recognizable faces in the series, Kevin instantly shot to fame. But what many eagle-eyed viewers missed was the few appearances of Steffiana De La Cruz. She made few appearances on the series but was always shadowed by the stellar performances of her husband. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Steffiana De La Cruz.

Steffiana de la Cruz is a Filipino-American actress, former model and the wife of Kevin James, a comedian and actor. She has appeared in some of his projects, such as The King of Queens, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper, and Kevin Can Wait. 

Steffiana De La Cruz with her husband Kevin James.
Steffiana De La Cruz with her husband Kevin James.

Early Life:

Steffiana De La Cruz was born Stephanie Anna Marie Zantua on the 28th of August 1974 in New York City, USA. A second-generation American, Steffiana shares Filipino ancestry. Little is known about Steffiana’s parents save the fact that both her mother and father were born and raised in the Philippines.

Professional Career:

Born and raised in New York, Steffiana always knew what she wanted to do when she grew up. After graduating high school, Steffiana started her modeling career and went on to appear on the cover pages of some highly coveted magazines. Steffiana made her TV debut in the TV crime drama series Die Gang in 1977. Her next appearances came in the TV series Kings of Queens and she was cast in four episodes in different seasons. After her marriage with Kevin James, Steffiana made appearances on projects initiated by James including, Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Zookeeper (2011), and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015). Even though Steffiana was offered several other roles in movies and series produced by her husband, she declined the roles and started focusing on her obligations.

Net Worth:

Steffiana de la Cruz’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. She earned her wealth from her career as an actress and a former model. She has appeared in several movies and TV shows, mostly with her husband Kevin James.

Personal Life:

Steffiana De La Cruz is happily married to her husband Kevin James and the pair have been together since 2001. The pair met during a blind date in late 2001 and began dating soon after. Three months into the relationship, the pair moved in together and got engaged by the fall of 2003. Before meeting Kevin, Steffiana had an affair and also lived with actor Chris Penn. Chris offered Steffiana small roles in his movies and the pair remained together from 1993 to 1999.

Right before meeting Kevin, Steffiana was involved in a car accident that killed the Vietnamese actor, Thuy Trang. Kevin and Steffiana tied the knot on the 19th of June 2004. The wedding was held at the St. Edward Catholic Church in Dana Point, whereas the reception was held at the Montage Resort in Laguna Beach. 

Marriage and kids:

Steffiana De La Cruz and Kevin James have been married since June 19, 2004. They have celebrated their marriage anniversary every year with love and gratitude. James often posts sweet messages for his wife on social media, such as this one on the occasion of their 16th marriage anniversary: “16 years ago today! You’re all I need… and the kids… and Friday night pizza … and Sunday pasta … but that’s it… you, the kids, pizza, pasta. Love you…Deo Gratias.”


They have also welcomed four children into their family over the years: Sienna Marie (born in 2005), Shea Joelle (born in 2007), Kannon Valentine (born in 2011), and Sistine Sabella (born in 2015). They often attend movie premieres and events together as a family. They seem to have a happy and harmonious marriage that has lasted for almost two decades.


Steffiana De La Cruz’s current home location is not publicly known, but she and Kevin James have lived in different places over the years. They reportedly bought a mansion in Delray Beach, Florida, in 2012 for $18.5 million. They also owned a home in Encino, California,  which they bought for $3.2 Million in August 2003 and sold in 2013 for $5.5 million. They also have a property in Long Island, New York. According to the New York Post, Kevin James also bought a $14 million beachfront mansion in Delray Beach, Florida, in February 2021. The 6-bedroom, 7-and-a-half-bath estate has a heated pool, a guest house, a wine cellar, and an elevator

Public Appeareances with husband:

Steffiana de la Cruz has made several public appearances with her husband Kevin James, mostly at movie premieres and award shows. Some of her notable appearances include:

  • The premiere of Paul Blart: Mall Cop in 2009.
  • The premiere of Zookeeper in 2011.
  • The premiere of Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 in 2015.
  • The premiere of Grown Ups 2 in 2013.
  • The People’s Choice Awards in 2016.
  • The premiere of True Memoirs Of An International Assassin in New York City on November 3, 2016.

Steffiana De La Cruz usually wears elegant dresses and accessories that complement her dark hair and eyes. She has a radiant smile and a graceful posture. She often poses with her husband and their children on the red carpet.

A quick write on her husband, Kevin James:

Kevin James is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He was born on April 26, 1965, in Mineola, New York.

James started his career as a stand-up comedian, performing at various comedy clubs in New York City. In the late 1990s, he landed a role in the television sitcom “The King of Queens,” which aired for nine seasons from 1998 to 2007. The show was a critical and commercial success, and James gained a large following for his portrayal of the lovable and bumbling delivery driver Doug Heffernan.

After “The King of Queens,” James went on to star in several Hollywood films, including “Hitch” (2005), “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry” (2007), and “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” (2009). He also lent his voice to the character of Frankenstein in the animated film “Hotel Transylvania” (2012) and its sequels.

In addition to his acting work, James has continued to perform stand-up comedy and has released several comedy specials, including “Sweat the Small Stuff” (2001) and “Never Don’t Give Up” (2018).

Jeffrey Bruce Livingston Wiki/Bio Facts:

Birth NameStephanie Anna Marie Zantua
Other NameSteffiana De La Cruz
Date of BirthAugust 28, 1974
Age48 years old
Place of BirthNew York, United States
ProfessionActress, Former Model
Net worth$5 Million (estimated)
Spouse/PartnerKevin James (m.2004-present)
ChildrenSienna Marie, Shea Joelle, Kannon Valentine , Sistine Sabella
Height5 feet 8 inches (173 cm)
EyeDark Brown
HairDark Brown
Social MediaInactive

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