Where is Steve Thomas from This Old House now? What happened to him in 2020?

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One of the many hosts that have come and gone on This Old House is Steve Thomas. What happened to Steve Thomas from This Old House? Where is Steve Thomas in 2020? Keep on reading for a short bio on the former This Old House cast member. To know all about what he does now, who is Steve Thomas, age, bio, wiki, family, why did he leave The Old House and everything else read the article down below.

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What happened to Steve Thomas from This Old House? 

Where is Steve Thomas now?

Steve Thomas is a Daytime Emmy Award winning host; he has received a total of nine nominations for Outstanding Service Show Host. Known as a "serial renovator", he helped This Old House become one of the most watched series on PBS of all time. 

He was approached by PBS in 1989 after he returned from a sailing voyage to Satawal. He was to replace Bob Vila and he went on to host the show from 1989 to 2003.

After 14 years on This Old House, Thomas decided he wanted to move on to other things, including new projects on the DIY Network. He went on to cover historical restorations on History Channel's Save Our History.

He also began hosting Renovation Nation on Planet Green, Discovery's now defunct channel - Planet Green. He hosted the green home building show for two seasons until it was cancelled in 2010.

You might be surprised but sailing was a big part of Steve when he was young. At the age of 13, he bought his first sailboat, at 25 he worked as a carpenter on 23m ketch in France, around the age of 29 he went on sailing across the Pacific. Another fun fact about Steve is that he has mastered the ancient technique of star path navigation.

Steve is a famous speaker, video producer, and also a writer. He is also committed to public service, serving on Timber Framers Guild and the Board of Trustees of the LifeFlight of Maine Foundation. For five years he worked with Habitat for Humanity International on the ReStore and Home Builders Blitz initiatives.

Where is Steve Thomas now? 2020 updates

As of December 2018, Thomas was living in Maine with his wife, Evelyn "Evy" Blum. He has a Facebook page where he regularly posted updates up until December 29 of last year. Thomas hasn't been active on Facebook for a while.  Follow Steve on his official Facebook page to know what he's up to in 2019.

Being the advocate of green renovation that focuses on using sustainably sourced materials etc to reduce energy usage and overall greenhouse gas emissions, Steve is a public speaker and the ambassador for Habitat for Humanity International. He especially emphasized on Women Build, Builders Blitz, and ReStore. Steve helped renovate the Sea Cove Cottage in Maine in 2013 and others in Portland.

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Steve Thomas Bio

Steve Thomas and wife Evy

Steve Thomas was born in 1952 in Pomona, California. His father, who used to buy old houses and repair them, inspired him to work in construction and renovation. Thomas graduated in philosophy from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. He renovated his first home in 1974 and continued to perform renovations in the Pacific Northwest until moving to Massachusetts in 1980. 

Besides restorations, Thomas has dedicated his life to adventure. After graduating college, he went sailboat racing to Hawaii and then sailed back to Seattle. He then worked as a first mate of a 103' schooner in the Mediterranean for a year and later as a boatbuilder in Antibes, France. He then sailed from England to San Francisco via the Panama Canal in a 40' sloop. 

He has been married to his wife, Evy, since 1980. The couple are parents to a son.

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What is Steve Thomas’s Net worth?

Although Steve has left the show, due to amicable terms he is still able to make some cash out of royalty when the show air reruns. He also has published 4 books and has even been on the cover of magazines like Su Casa Magazine back in January 2013. His net worth is estimated to be roughly $1M.

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