Who is Kevin James' wife? Meet Steffiana De La Cruz

Jane Corscadden February 16, 2021
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Who is Kevin James’ wife, Steffiana De La Cruz? The actor is known for many roles, including playing Doug on long-running CBS sitcom The King of Queens.

Kevin James’s newest series, The Crew, has just been released on Netflix, to mixed reviews. As a result, people are now looking to know a little more about his personal life.

Who is Kevin James’ wife?

Kevin James’s wife is Steffiana De La Cruz, an actress and former model who was born in New York City in August 1974.

Her birth name is Stephanie Anna Marie Zantua.

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The couple began seeing each other after a blind date organised by James’s interior decorator in 2001.

Kevin and Steffiana were engaged in 2003 and married on June 19 2004 at the St Edward Catholic Church in Dana Point, California.

In the years that followed, they had four children together. In September 2005, Steffiana gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Sienna-Marie.

Two years later, their second daughter, Shea Joelle, was born in Los Angeles. She was named after New York’s Shea Stadium, the home of the New York Mets – the baseball team Kevin James is a fan of.

Their son, Kannon Valentine, was born on Easter Sunday in 2011 and their third daughter Sistine Sabella was born in 2015.

Before becoming Kevin James’ wife, Steffiana De La Cruz was involved with actor Chris Penn. The pair dated for six years, but broke up in 1999 – two years before she was introduced to her future husband, Kevin James.

What films and TV shows feature Steffiana De La Cruz?

Kevin James’ wife, Steffiana De La Cruz, first appeared on TV in 1997’s Die Gang. She played the role of Massseurin.

Since then, she has featured in many of the same TV shows and films as her husband.

For instance, she appeared in four episodes of The King Of Queens from 2002-2006. As well as this, she was in 2009’s Paul Blart: Mall Cop and 2015’s sequel, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2.

Most recently, Steffiana featured in the TV series Kevin Can Wait, a CBS show about a retired police officer. The show ran from 2016-2018, and Steffiana featured in episodes from 2017 and 2018.

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Jane is a freelance journalist from Belfast, Northern Ireland specialising in news, culture and politics. She studied Politics at Queen’s University Belfast before completing a Journalism MA at the University of Ulster. Always trawling social media and keeping up to date with the latest trends and crazes, her main interest lies in digital culture and internet trends.