Steve Hutensky

Steve Hutensky is the founder of Made-Up Stories. He believes in happy endings, personal growth, and living your best life.

Steve Hutensky (born June 19, 1971) is an American author and highly sought-after personality in the marketing field. He is best known for his work on the worldwide hit TV show “Deal or No Deal.” “Deal or No Deal” aired on NBC for nine seasons between 2004 and 2012. He starred with five other significant celebrities as the show’s primary host.

Hutensky was born in San Diego, California, and raised in a beach community called La Jolla, where he attended La Jolla High School. He is Jewish and proud of it. In 2005, he was chosen to host the second annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival. He has also founded a local non-profit called “Get Your Rear in Gear.”

Steve Hutensky began his career as an author on the worldwide hit show “Deal or No Deal.” He has written over 100 books, which have been published by Random House, Penguin USA, Houghton Mifflin, and Oxford University Press. His books have been translated into over 20 languages. In 2017, Steve Hutensky’s first “Deal or No Deal” book became a New York Times bestseller.

Steve Hutensky started the podcast Made up Stories with his friend, Jaiya. The show is about the true stories of famous people and their life journeys. The show was featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, CBS Sunday Morning, and ABC’s “Primetime” in 2015. It is also currently available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio. The made-up stories podcast has received praise for having compelling tales about the life stories of the most influential modern-day celebrities, including Arianna Huffington, Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, and more.

Steve Hutensky has been named one of “Success Magazine’s” top 100 business coaches and featured on Fox TV’s “Good Day LA,” which aired live from his office in Encino, CA. He has also been a guest on the radio show “Star 98.7 FM”. Visit this page to learn more.


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