Who is Steve Damstra? Meet Paget Brewster’s Husband

The popular “Criminal Minds” star, Paget Brewster, has been happily married for almost 8 years now. 

Paget and her lovely hubby Steve have tied the knot back in 2014, and to this day, everything seems to be going perfectly in their relationship. 

Unlike Paget, Steve hasn’t ever really been the focus of the public’s eye, so digging up information about his life has been a bit tedious. 

But don’t worry, we found a few interesting details. Let’s check out what we know about Steve Damstra.

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Paget Valerie Brewster is an American actress and singer born in Concord on July 13, 1988.

Paget started her on-screen career in 1994 when she hosted a late-night talk show in the San Francisco Bay Area. The show aired for a total of 65 episodes on KPIX-TV, and it went by the name “Paget.”

Paget’s first recognizable role was on the fourth season of the NBC sitcom “Friends,” where she portrayed a character named Kathy. 

But, her true breakthrough role was as FBI Supervisory Special Agent Emily Prentiss on the CBS crime drama “Criminal Minds.”

She made regular appearances on the show from 2006 to 2012. After that, she mostly made a couple of guest appearances, but soon after, she returned in 2016 as the main cast member again. 

Apart from her brilliant work on “Criminal Minds,” Paget also has a lot of other roles under her belt. She voiced Elise and Mr. Mumbles on “Dan Vs.” and portrayed Debra Chambers in the fifth season of “Community.”

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Who Is Steve Damstra? 

Steve Damstra is an American musician, songwriter, and film score composer born on September 21, 1981.

Apart from his marriage with Paget, Steve is best known as a “Whirlwind Heat” band member.

Steve keeps his personal life very private, and the names of his parent and sibling, if he even has one, are unknown.

Thanks to his successful musician career, Steve has made around $1 million, which stands as his current net worth according to numerous reports.

In 1996, Steve co-formed the indie-rock band “Whirlwind Heat,” his co-creators were a vocalist and synthesizer player David James Swanson and a drummer Brad Holland.

Their studio debut album came out in 2003 titled “Do Rabbits Wonder?” and the following year, their first EP came out, “Flamingo Honey.”

The group fell apart somewhere in 2008 after their third and final full-length studio album came out, “Self-titled or Scoop Du Jour.”

Not long after, Steve formed another band, “Folded Light” with his new co-star Jaffe Zinn. Their first self-titled album came out in 2009. Their collaboration was pretty successful as the duo issued five more albums until 2020.

Their last studio album, the sixth one, debuted in 2020 and it is titled “Beach Gem.”

Paget and Steve met on the job. The two lovebird’s paths first crossed on the set of “Magic Valley.” They almost immediately fell in love and dated for a couple of years before Steve proposed to her in 2013.

The couple decided to officially tie the knot in 2014 in LA and the person who officiated the wedding was no other than Matthew Gray Gubler.

Nowadays, they spend most of their time in their Los Angeles residence.