• Cheri Steinfeld is an interior designer and social media personality, known as the mother of popular American actress Hailee Steinfeld and American race car driver Griffin Steinfeld.
• She matriculated in 1988 and has been married for close to three decades to American fitness and personal trainer Peter Steinfeld.
• She enjoys bird watching, travelling and practicing yoga in her spare time.
• Her net worth is estimated at over $500,000.
• Her daughter, Hailee Steinfeld, is an actress, film producer and composer, with over 50 acting credits to her name, and has won 26 of the 84 awards for which she has been nominated.
Who is Cheri Steinfeld?
Cheri was born in the USA on 22 March; her exact year of birth remains undisclosed, but is probably 1970 – her zodiac sign is Aries, and she holds American nationality. She’s an interior designer and social media personality, but is probably only known for being the mother of popular American actress Hailee Steinfeld, and American race car driver Griffin Steinfeld.
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Early life and education
Cheri was raised in California by her parents, about whom not a lot is known because she respects their privacy; it’s believed that her father was the owner of his own small business, and that her mother was a housewife. Because Cheri hasn’t spoken about having any siblings, she’s believed to be an only child.
She was interested in numerous activities during her teenage years, and thus spent barely any time at home. Cheri was a member of her high school’s drama club, appearing in plays performed both at the school and a local theatre, she was a member of a dance troupe and also enjoyed playing various sports with her peers.
It’s widely believed that she matriculated in 1988, and because Cheri hasn’t spoken of her further education, it’s said that she hasn’t attended college.
Cheri began working as an interior designer in the ‘90s, and has been involved in the industry since then; she hasn’t shared many other details about her career with the public.
Love life and relationships
Even though Cheri prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, it’s still widely known that she’s been a married woman, for close to three decades now. She wed American fitness and personal trainer Peter Steinfeld in a private ceremony, attended by only the closest of their friends and family members; the two haven’t disclosed the date of their wedding, but most likely in the first half of the ‘90s. Peter’s brother is famous American actor and fitness trainer Jake Steinfeld.
Cheri gave birth to her and Peter’s son Griffin on 9 January 1994, and their daughter Hailee followed on 11 December 1996.
Neither Cheri nor Peter have spoken of any other people whom they’ve perhaps been with, and as of August 2022, Cheri’s married to Peter Steinfeld, and they have two children together.
Hobbies and other interests
Cheri likes to spend her spare time bird watching – her favorites are pigeons.
She’s a philanthropist, and together with her daughter, has volunteered with various charity organizations, as well as donated money to a couple; she’s mostly into working with organizations that aim to improve the quality of life for underprivileged children.
Cheri’s passionate about travelling and has been to at least one country on every continent, with the exception of Antarctica; her two favorite cities to travel to are Paris, France and Miami, Florida.
She was physically highly active during her 20s, 30s and 40s, as she had multiple training sessions at the gym every week; Cheri no longer goes to the gym, but occasionally practices yoga at home.
She enjoys watching movies late at night – her favorite actor and actress are Eddie Redmayne and Helena Bonham Carter, while a couple of her favorite films include “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”, “Fight Club” and “Les Miserables”.
Age, height and net worth
Cheri’s believed to be between in her early 50s – she has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 8ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of August 2022, Cheri’s net worth stands at over $500,000, while her daughter’s net worth’s been estimated at over $10 million.
Who is her daughter Hailee Steinfeld?
Hailee was born in Los Angeles, California; her zodiac sign is Sagittarius and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress, film producer and composer, with more than 50 acting credits to her name, perhaps known best for her portrayal of Charlie, one of the lead characters in the 2018 action science fiction adventure movie “Bumblebee”, directed by Travis Knight, and which also starred Jorge Lendeborg Jr. and John Cena. It follows the transformer Bumblebee, which has found shelter in a junkyard in a small town in California, and soon-to-turn 18 Charlie Watson has now found and befriended; the movie won two of the 15 awards for which it was nominated.
Hailee was raised in Agoura Hills, California, before the family moved to Thousand Oaks. She became interested in acting when she was eight, after her cousin True O’Brien appeared in a TV commercial. Hailee then asked her mother to take her to auditions, and she was 10 when she made her debut TV series appearance, playing Little Girl in the 2007 episode “Gracie’s Bully” of the comedy “Back to You”, while the following year saw her make her debut film appearance, playing Heather in the short drama “Heather: A Fairy Tale”.
Hailee continued to act throughout her entire education. She studied at Ascension Lutheran School, before progressing to Conejo Elementary and then Colina Middle School; she was homeschooled starting from 2008, and Hailee passed her GED tests in June 2015.
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She gained recognition in 2010, when cast to play Mattie Ross, one of the main characters in the critically acclaimed western movie “True Grit”, written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and which also starred Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon. It follows a teenager who’s ‘hired’ a US Marshal to help her catch her father’s killer; the movie won 38 of the 217 awards for which it was nominated, including 10 Oscar nominations.
A couple of Hailee’s following notable performances were in the romantic movie “Hateship Loveship”, the hit musical comedy film “Begin Again”, and the romantic movie “Romeo and Juliet”, all released in 2013.
The year 2015 saw Hailee star in the musical comedy drama “Ten Thousand Saints”, alongside Ethan Hawke and Asa Butterfield. Set in the ‘80s, the movie follows a teenager who’s moved to New York City from Vermont, wanting to live with his father; was nominated for a Golden Trailer Award for Best Independent Poster.
Three of Hailee’s most recent roles have all been in 2021 – 10 episodes of the animated action adventure series “Arcane” (lead voice role), six episodes of the action crime adventure mini-series “Hawkeye”, and 30 episodes of the biographical comedy series “Dickinson” between 2019 and 2021 (lead role).
Hailee’s won 26 of the 84 awards for which she’s been nominated, including a 2011 Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, for “True Grit”.