Gearhardt Anthony Steffen III was born in San Francisco, California, on July 21, 1951. He was the son of Jane Powell, a famous actress and singer, and Lieut. Gearhardt Anthony Steffen Jr.
He married Suzanne Lorraine Moore in November 1949 in Los Angeles, California.
Gearhardt was a multi-talented professional with a wide range of abilities. His mother, Jane, ensured that Gearhardt and his siblings did not rely on her magnanimous wealth by teaching them to be independent.
Jane also left a trust fund for Gearhardt and his siblings. There is no information about his net worth, but his mother is estimated to be worth around $10 million.
He was well-known for being a polo player, insurance agent, skier, surfer, ice skater, singer, and guitarist. He has worked as an alpine ski patrol officer and a commercial driver.
Gearhardt also held temporary employment in various positions, including corporate sales at the Beverly Hills and professional taxi driving in metropolitan areas.
Gearhardt Anthony Steffen III lived a long life before he passed on July 13, 2004.
Jane Powell is the mother of Gearhardt Anthony Steffen III. She was born on April 1, 1929, in Portland, Oregon.
Jane Powell started performing when she was quite young. Before making her cinematic debut in 1944, she sang on the radio and performed in theaters.
She was a successful movie musical performer in the 1940s and 1950s. But in 1957, Jane’s career as a movie actress ended since she had outgrown the sweet girl next door role.
Some of her famous works are Royal Wedding (1951), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), Hit the Deck (1955), and A Date with Judy (1948).
She briefly resumed performing in front of the camera for TV, advertisements, and fitness videos.
Following her film career, Jane appeared in musicals such as The Sound of Music, Oklahoma!, and a one-woman performance called The Girl Next Door and How She Grew, which served as the inspiration for the title of her autobiography published in 1988.
The actress and singer lived a content and prosperous life and died on September 16, 2021.
Lieut. Gearhardt Anthony Steffen Jr. was born in San Francisco, California, on October 28, 1923. He married Jane Powell on November 5, 1949, in Los Angeles, California. But they later divorced in 1953.
Steffen served as a lieutenant in the renowned Tenth Mountain Division during World War II. He was given a commendation and a Bronze Star in February 1945 for his heroic actions in Mount Belvedere, Italy.
At age 80, Geardhardt Jr. passed away in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, on July 14, 2004.
Gearhardt Anthony Steffen III had two sisters named Lindsey Averill Nernst and Suzanne “Sissy” Steffen.
Suzanne was born on November 21, 1952. She was the biological sister of Gearhardt.
On the other hand, his half-sister Lindsey was born on February 1, 1956. She was the child of Jane Powell and her second husband, Patrick Nerney.