Steve Berke is an American rapper, YouTube personality, entrepreneur, and former All-American tennis player. He is also known as the co-founder of the International Church of Cannabis, a cannabis activist and a two-time candidate for mayor of Miami Beach.
Steve Berke Biography
Steve Ryan Berke was born on May 5, 1981, in North Miami, Florida, the United States of America. He is 41 years old as of 2022. He had a passion for tennis since he was a child and won his first national championship, representing the United States in the World Team Championships in Japan when he was 14 years old.
Regarding his family background, Steve Berke has not revealed any information regarding his father, mother or siblings. Therefore, it is not known whether he has any siblings or not. He trained at the Nick Bollettieri tennis academy in Bradenton, Florida.
Steve Berke was ranked No. 10 in the nation in the 18 and under age group and top 50 in the ITF world junior rankings in 1999. He schooled at Yale University where he made it to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament as the first unranked male player to do so.
Steve Berke earned All-America honours, Ivy League Player of the Year, and first-team All-Ivy as a college tennis player. He was nationally ranked No. 45 in singles by the International Tennis Association in the preseason. However, during one of his first professional tennis tournaments, he ended up with two severely herniated spinal discs and had to undergo rehabilitation.
Steve Berke ventured into comedy. He subsequently transitioned from stand-up comedy to YouTube. He got his first YouTube success with the pro-marijuana remake of Eminem’s “Love the Way You Lie.” His most famous video was released in early 2013 and was a parody of “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Called “Pot Shop.” The parody garnered over 15 million views.
Steve Berke was a candidate for mayor of Miami Beach in both 2011 and 2013. He founded Bang Holdings, a digital media company that specializes in cannabis advertising and is publicly traded under the symbol “BXNG.” He co-founded the International Church of Cannabis in 2017. He also established Elevation Ministries in September 2016.
Steve Berke Wife
Steve Berke is not a married man or so it appears. There are no records of him being in any relationship with any known individual as of the moment.
Steve Berke Net Worth
Steve Berke has accumulated an estimated net worth of approximately $2 million which he has earned primarily from his successful career as a YouTube personality, entrepreneur and former tennis player.