• Steelo Brim is an American-born television personality, actor, and art gatherer.
• He is best known for producing and co-hosting the MTV comedy clip show “Ridiculousness.”
• He began rapping at the age of 8 and released his debut album, “Eldorado Excursions” in March 2022.
• He is worth approximately $3 million as of 202•
• He was accused of sexual assault in 2015 but no charges were filed.
Steelo Brim is an American-born television personality, actor, and art gatherer. He’s possibly best known for producing and co-hosting the MTV comedy clip show “Ridiculousness,” which is hosted by Rob Dyrdek.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Sterling ‘Steelo’ Brim was born under the Gemini zodiac sign on 5 June 1988, in Chicago, Illinois, which makes him 34 years old as of 2022. His mother, Tracy Brim, was a pastor, and his dad, Frank Brim served as a battalion chief of the Chicago Fire Department. He was raised alongside his sister and two brothers. Steelo’s father had a baseball team in Chicago’s West Side and he grew up playing baseball – he was very good at it, and was even ranked the best player on his father’s team. He was also very interested in rapping when he was a child. Steelo’s parents parted ways in 1991 when he was three. Allegedly, Steelo lost his mother when he was 11 and his father when he was 13.
Brim attended Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago where he continued playing baseball. He later enrolled at Morgan State University, Baltimore, but quit his studies in 2007 at the age of 19, and moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a career in music.
Sterling played a minor role in the 2001 sports drama film “Hardball.” When he was 19, he secured a job at a radio station in Los Angeles shortly after he relocated there. He also worked for several record labels such as Atlanta records and Songbook Atlantic. He later landed a job at the production company, Fantasy Factory, where he worked with the accomplished record producer, Chris Pfaff. He later met the professional skater and entrepreneur, Robert ‘Rob’ Stanley Dyrdek, in the production company.
The cast of Hardball at the premiere. Had no clue Steelo Brim was in that pic.twitter.com/Y7O0YLVsYw
— Andrew Darago (@AWDarago) March 30, 2020
Rise to Prominence and Musical Career
In 2009, Steelo co-hosted the reality show, “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory”, then in 2011, he collaborated with Dyrdek and the TV personality Chanel West Coast to co-host the show “Ridiculousness,” which is centered around showcasing the funniest viral videos from the internet. Some of the prominent guests who’ve appeared in the show include Riff Raff, Lil’ Jon, and Mac Miller. Brim later voiced Meaty in season one of Rob Dyrdek’s animated TV series, “Wild Grinders” in 2012 and 2013.
Brim was cast as Ulysses in the short movie “Orange Drive” in 2013. In the year that followed, he joined the cast of the Anne Lane, Ali Ghandour and Chris Reinacher-starred comedy series “Teenage Mountain Lion,” which premiered in 2014. He’s also credited with voicing Graham in the video game “NBA 2K17.” Moreover, he appeared in the short movies “About the People” and “Scream: Killer Party.” 2020 saw him serving as a panelist in “The Great Debate”, and in the same year, he began hosting the weekly podcast, “Wine and Weed” alongside Chris Reinacher. The duo discusses news-making headlines, and has invited various famous guests to their podcasts.
Steelo began rapping at the age of eight, and has now collaborated with many musicians such as BJ The Chicago Kid, Def Loaf, and Arin Ray among others, to release several rap songs. He released his debut album, “Eldorado Excursions” in March 2022, revealing that he gave the album the name because his father owned a Cadillac Eldorado when he was a child, and he ‘discovered’ music in the car. The album is comprised of several singles such as “Uncle Elroy,” which he recorded with Arin Ray and Fabulous, “Actin’ Out” with Nomad P., “My Love” with Arin Ray and Buddy, and “Proper” among others.
Steelo has 1.6 million, 350,000, and 40,000 fans on Instagram (@steelobrim), Twitter (@SteeloBrim) and Facebook respectively.
Are you enjoying the Jonas Blizzard, Steelo Brim? ABSOLUTELY NOT!
Posted by Ridiculousness on Saturday, January 23, 2016
Steelo started seeing the acclaimed English fashion designer Conna Walker in 2015. Conna was born in England on 20 September 1992, and is the founder and CEO of House of CB – she created the fashion house when she was 17 after she was gifted $3,880 by her dad. Her firm has more than 40 retail stores now, and recorded around $15 million in profits in 2018. The designer also owns the Mistress Rocks fashion house, and has designed attires for several prominent personalities including Jennifer Lopez, Chrissy Teigen, and Kim Kardashian. She is active on Instagram with almost 200,000 followers and is worth around $2 million as of 2022. Steelo popped the question in 2016. In 2019, Steelo and Walker deleted their photos together on their social media platforms following their break up. Steelo is currently single and unmarried and does not have any children.
Previously, Steelo dated the actress and adult film star, Mary Jean Vegas. He is good friends with his “Ridiculousness” co-host, Chanel West Coast. Brim has maintained a friendly relationship with the “Creed” actor, Michael B. Jordan, who was his roommate in Los Angeles.
On 28 January 2017, Brim lost his three-year-old nephew following a pool accident at his home in California. According to TMZ, the child was wandering in the backyard without any adult supervision when he fell into the pool. He was rushed to a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
Rumors and Controversies
On 20 April 2015, Brim was accused of sexual assault by the adult film actress, Mary Jean. According to law enforcement sources, Jean was driving on the New York City streets when Steelo insisted that he wanted sex and after she refused to give in to his demands, he grabbed her crotch and punched her breasts saying ‘this belongs to me.’ Steelo claimed that Jean forced him to stay in the car and threatened to report to the authorities that he had raped her. Upon weighing his options, Brim leaped from the moving car, which saw him injuring his arm and destroying his Rolex. Steelo denied the rape allegations and no charges were filed.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Brim is of Black ethnicity and has a pair of dark brown eyes. black hair a fair skin tone. He’s 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall and weighs approximately 145lbs (66kgs).
Steelo has earned a good sum from his successful career in the entertainment industry. He is worth approximately $3 million as of 2022. The “Ridiculousness” co-host owns several high-end properties, including a 6000-square feet home in Encino, Los Angeles, which is valued at over $4 million. He previously sold his other home situated in Toluca Lake for $1.5 million in 2018. According to the Fox Corporation’s tabloid news website, TMZ, Brim was robbed of over $100,000 in valuables in December 2019, after burglars broke into his house.