Philip Sternberg-The Untold Facts About Catherine Reitman’s Husband

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Philip Sternberg-The Untold Facts About Catherine Reitman’s Husband

Philip Sternberg is a producer, director, writer, and also actor. He is predominantly popular for his producing, directing, and acting work in the TV series “Workin’ Moms.”

Apart from his career, Sternberg is also famous as a celebrity spouse after his marriage to the Canadian-American actress Catherine Reitman. The pair even worked together in the notable series “Workin’ Mom.” 

Talking about his love life, Philip tied knots with his partner in 2009 and has been together since then. The husband and wife have crossed a decade and their marital relationship still sailing smoothly. Likewise, his spouse even calls herself a “loyal lover.” Maybe, it is the lovebirds’ loyalty that is paying off resulting in their long-lasting bond.

So, let’s find out if loyalty is the only thing helping the mates go in with each other. Also know about Philip’s wife, kids, movies, and many more in the article below!

What Is The Age of Philip Sternberg?

Born in the year 1978, Philip is 44 years old in 2022. He celebrates his birthday on April 10. Being born in LA, California, he holds American citizenship and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. Moreover, the producer follows Christianity as a religion.

While the details about his early life aren’t much in the media, Philip reportedly had a comfortable childhood. He is also a well-educated person.

Philip Sternberg Is Catherine Reitmain’s Husband: Their Wedding

Yes, Sternberg is the husband of the famous Canadian-American actress Catherine Reitman. His spouse has starred in many films like Knocked Up (2007), I Love You, Man (2009), and Friends with Benefits (2011), to name a few.

Philip Sternberg and her spouse actress Catherine Reitman
Philip Sternberg alongside his wife Catherine Reitman
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Talking about their wedding, the favorite celebrity couple exchanged their vows in August 2009. They wed at Catherine’s parent’s house in Santa Barbara California. Their low-key event was attended by their close friends and family members. To celebrate their honeymoon, Philip and his wife Catherine went to Italy.

The pair, like most the couples, dated for some time before their nuptials. However, their first meeting wasn’t like most of theirs. Want to know how? Look at the subheading below!

How Did Philip And His Wife Catherine First Meet?

Philip and Catherine’s relationship is open to everyone, however, how the couple first met is a mystery to many. Well, we are going to solve the riddle for you all revealing the duo’s very first meeting.

The Canadian-American actress once talked about her relationship and how they came across each other. Well, according to her, Catherine saw her now-husband Philip when she went to receive a paycheck for a friend which was delivered by Philip. The pair instantly clicked despite her “dressed quite ridiculously when they first saw each other.”

Regardless, the duo neither exchanged numbers nor any means of contact at that time. Later, Philip and Catherine again bumped into each other in an event after three months. This time they decided to hold onto one another and soon started dating.

Philip Exchanged Ring With His Girlfriend In The Most Romantic Way

After six months of a romantic relationship, the Workin’ Mom’s producer Philip decided to exchange a ring with his girlfriend. He proposed to Reitman after a long drive from Los Angeles to San Diego near a beach.

The actress recalled that her then-beau asked her “to walk over the fencing onto the cliff’s edge” nearby. She further told that she had thought he “was either going to propose or murder” her,

“I took the risk. He pointed to a nearby beach. It was hard to see through the storm, but there, in the sand, he had written out “Will You Marry Me?” in painted white seashells and long-stemmed roses.”

Philip then as a romantic boyfriend, “dropped to his knee” with a ring. The Workin’ Moms writer expressed that “saying yes” to her partner “was the smartest move” she has ever made.

Philip Sternberg Have Two Kids

The producer has two kids with his wife Catherine, in their marital bliss. Philip is the proud father of two children named Jackson Sternberg and Liam Sternberg with his wife of a decade.

Philip Sternberg and Catherine Reitman's children
Philip Sternberg’s sons Jackson Sternberg and Liam Sternberg
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Yet, the mother and father have not revealed anything about their babies other than their names. Not even their birth dates. But, the mom of the sons sometimes posts their photos on her Instagram.

Sternberg’s Wife Catherine Had Postpartum Depression (PPD)

While the mother of two was happy to have kids in her life, the actress also went through postpartum depression (PPD). The actress suffered from PPD twice after giving birth to both her sons.

For those who don’t know what PPD is, it is “baby blues” experienced by new mothers, after childbirth. It includes mood swings, anxiety, and other several difficulties.

Catherine later expressed how much she struggled in that period. She felt she wasn’t herself anymore after having a child. Also, she would fantasize about stuff like, her hitting by a car and imagining a gas leak that would knock her off. The only thing, the actress wanted at the time was to be cared for and get rid of all her responsibilities for some time.

Philip’s wife recalled she was painfully alone, yet surrounded by many people. She would go out with friends and laugh, only to find herself crying for the entire drive home. The Workin’ Mom writer wished someone had told her about the temporary hormonal state she was going through and how to cope with it.

Is Workin’ Moms Based On a True Story?

Workin’ Mom is a sitcom, which is about working mothers who try to balance their jobs and family lives. It is actually inspired by Philip’s better half, Catherine Reitman’s own experience. So yes, we can say it is based on a true story.

Philip Sternberg and Catherine Reitman's Workin' Moms Cast
Stars of the TV sitcom Workin’ Moms

At the time when Reitman was struggling with PPD, her husband Philip insisted her to write about all her experiences. It was then she started putting down her words about the scenes she had lived during the PPD. She wrote herself as four different characters who would outgrow this period.

Eventually, Philip and Catherine with the help of their friends completed the shoot and made a beautiful series “Workin’ Moms.” The writer has now overcome her depression and even if she feels dark on days, it is “only to feel lighter” the other day.

What Movies Has Philip Sternberg Been In? His Career

As we mentioned earlier, Philip has worked in many movies as a producer, director, actor as well as a writer. As an actor, he has been in TV series like City Guys, Firefly, First Flight, Southland Tales, and Workin’ Moms.

Likewise, he has worked as a producer in Divorce Corp (2014), The Super (2011), and several other series and documentaries. In addition to this, the multi-talented Philip is not only a producer but also a writer of Divorce Corp and The Super.

Except for that, he also served as President of Candor Entertainment for five years. He furthermore produced pilots for Vh1, History Channel, and Discovery Channel to name a few. The producer correspondingly established Wolf & Rabbit Entertainment ULC. to produce Workin’ Moms for CBC, with his spouse Catherine Reitman.

Philip’s Social Media Handles

The actor and producer have social media accounts on Instagram and Twitter under the name “#pzsternberg.” Yet, he is not active on any of them.

The 44-years-old has 1841 followers on his Insta but hasn’t posted anything on his feed. Similarly, Philip has 2475 followers on his Twitter with his last tweet on August 20, 2019.

Meanwhile, his bride Catherine is quite active on her Instagram with 235K followers and 645 posts as of 2022.

What Is The Net Worth Of Philip Sternberg?

Being involved in multiple prestigious fields, Philip surely is making millions from his career. He has a net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022.

Also, Philip and Catherine reportedly bought a house for $2.6millon in Los Angeles. California, in March 2012. Meanwhile, his partner Catherine has amassed total assets of $1.3million.