Philip Sternberg – Catherine Reitman’s Husband Bio

Who is Philip Sternberg?

Philip Sternberg is a name that echoes in the entertainment industry. A celebrated American-Canadian celebrity, he is a multifaceted personality known for his producing, directing, and acting expertise. Sternberg’s significant other is none other than the talented actress Catherine Reitman.

Sternberg’s reputation in the industry is indisputable. He has worked on several popular shows such as Workin’ Moms, Divorce Corp, Six Little McGhees, Manswers, Farmer Wants a Wife, Hot Guys Who Cook, and The Super. The Canadian Screen Awards have nominated him four times, cementing his position as a remarkable talent in the industry. He has also been nominated, alongside his wife, for the One ACTRA Awards.

Philip Sternberg Bio
Philip Sternberg Bio

Quick Facts

Full NamePhilip Sternberg
Age45 years old
BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada
Current residenceToronto, Ontario, Canada
ParentsNo information
SiblingsNo information
Marital statusMarried
SpouseCatherine Reitman
ChildrenJackson Sternberg,
Liam Sternberg
Profession Actor and producer
Net WorthUSD 750,000 
Social mediaTwitter
Height6 feet 

Fun Facts

  1. Philip Sternberg is an actor and producer who made his acting debut in the TV series City Guys. Sternberg has acted in shows such as Firefly and Workin’ Moms. 
  2. Sternberg has produced several shows, including Manswers, Farmer Wants a Wife, Six Little McGhees, and The Super. Likewise, he was the President of Candor Entertainment for five years. 
  3. Sternberg is married to Canadian-American actress Catherine Reitman. The couple tied the knot in August 2009 and share two children together. 
  4. Sternberg and his wife, Catherine Reitman, formed Wolf & Rabbit Entertainment ULC in 2016 to produce the Canadian sitcom Workin’ Moms, in which Reitman plays the lead role. 
  5. Presently, Philip Sternberg serves as the executive producer of Workin’ Moms. Likewise, he also has a recurring role in the show. 

Philip Sternberg Birthday

Philip Sternberg was born in 1978. He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Currently, he is 45 years old.

Philip Sternberg Career

In 2001, Philip Sternberg entered the world of entertainment as an actor in the TV series City Guys. Following this, he was cast in the television series Firefly. 

In 2007, Sternberg tried his luck as a producer in the TV show titled Hot Guys Who Cook. He served as the show’s producer from 2007 to 2008. 

After this, Sternberg worked as a producer for several other shows, including Manswers, Farmer Wants a Wife, and The Super. In addition, the American-Canadian celebrity produced pilots for various TV channels and online streaming platforms such as Vh1, History Channel, Spike TV, Revision 3, Discovery Channel, Hulu, and Showtime.

Philip Sternberg
Philip Sternberg

Sternberg, who served as President of Candor Entertainment for five years, produced the documentary Divorce Corp. Likewise, he produced Six Little McGhees for Oprah Winfrey Network and The Super for AXS.

Six Little McGhees is an American reality television series released on December 15, 2012. In 2014, the reality show won the 20th Annual NAMIC Vision Awards. 

In 2016, Philip Sternberg and his wife, Catherine Reitman, formed Wolf & Rabbit Entertainment ULC. The production company was formed to produce CBC’s Canadian television sitcom titled Workin’ Moms.

While Sternberg is the show’s executive producer, his wife, Catherine Reitman, is the creator, executive producer, writer, and star of the series. In addition to his role as an executive producer, Sternberg also plays the recurring role of Nathan Foster, Catherine Reitman’s onscreen husband, in the Canadian sitcom.

The CBC sitcom, which details the hilarious challenges of being a working mother, received five Canadian Screen Award nominations in 2017, including Best Actress, Comedy, for Catherine Reitman, and Best Series, Comedy. In addition, the show received the International Emmy Award for Best Comedy Series nomination in 2018 and 2019. 

Philip Sternberg also made his directorial debut through the show. He was nominated for the Canadian Screen Awards four times, and the cast of the hit CBS show was nominated for the One ACTRA Awards.


Catherine Reitman

Philip Sternberg is a happily married man. The handsome actor is the husband of Canadian-American actress Catherine Reitman. 

Sternberg and Reitman are not just married in real life. The duo also is an onscreen couple on the hit CBC comedy series Workin’ Moms, produced by Sternberg and Retitman’s company Wolf & Rabbit Entertainment ULC. 

Philip Sternberg and Catherine Reitman
Philip Sternberg and Catherine Reitman

In an interview with, Catherine Reitman dished out how she met Philip Sternberg for the first time and how romance blossomed between the two. Recalling their first meeting, Reitman said,

“I was picking up a paycheque for my friend after an audition when I first saw Philip. I was dressed ridiculously, in short shorts, with two braids, for a role that I absolutely was wrong for and didn’t get. Philip handed me the cheque and there was clear electricity between us. We didn’t exchange numbers. We just smiled and knew that something was happening. Three months later, we ran into each other at an event. Philip told me there was no way I was walking out of his life again.”

While most people’s idea of a first date would be something like a romantic dinner, Sternberg and Reitman’s first date was quite unconventional, to say the least. First, the couple went to Knocked Up’s cast and crew screening.

Catherine was quite embarrassed about Philip seeing her onscreen. When her back appeared on screen, he leaned into her and cheekily whispered: “Now that’s a nice neck.”

Within the first month of their relationship, Philip and Catherine had already said, “I love you,” and had gotten engaged within six months of their courtship. In fact, Philip and Catherine’s engagement story is quite romantic. 

Describing how Philip popped the big question, Catherine said,

“We were driving down to San Diego from L.A. for the weekend. I was starving and in a terrible mood for the entire drive. Little did I know what secret Philip was sitting on. I begged him to stop for fast food, but he said he had something planned.”

Giving more details of their romantic proposal, the Workin’ Moms star said,

“When we arrived, he pulled a picnic out. It was all of my favorite cheeses and cured meats. I dove in like an animal, while he sat and watched me nervously. A storm was rolling in, and he began to panic. He asked me to take a walk with him. I was crushed: But we just started eating! I took that walk and we approached a cliff. He asked me to walk over the fencing onto the cliff’s edge. It hit me all of a sudden: this man was either going to propose … or murder me. 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. He dropped to his knee, and I took the crappy flea market ring off my ring finger and threw it into the sea. Saying yes to him was the smartest move I’ve ever made.”

she further said. 

Marriage and Children

Following their aww-worthy proposal, Catherine Reitman and Philip Sternberg exchanged wedding vows in Santa Barbara, Calif., at Reitman’s parents’ home in August 2009. Following their wedding, the newlyweds jetted off to Italy for their honeymoon. 

Soon after, the happy couple decided to expand their family. Their son, Jackson, was born in 2014. Likewise, the couple welcomed their youngest son, Liam, in 2016. 

Philip Sternberg with wife, Catherine Reitman and kids
Philip Sternberg with wife, Catherine Reitman, and kids

In an interview with, Catherine Reitman and Philip Sternberg talked about how the husband-wife duo manages to balance their personal and professional life while giving enough time for their kids. Sternberg said,

“This remains one of the harder challenges for us. We are producing partners for the first time on a new TV series called Workin’ Moms for CBC. Plus Catherine is the showrunner, stars in it, and directs two of the 13 episodes. We try to take these moments whenever we can. Naptime on the weekends has become our favorite minutes of the day.”

Likewise, Reitman added,

“As we work together and have very young children, taking the time to just be together is extremely difficult. What always floors us is how just taking a small moment to connect can make such a difference.”

Sternberg and Reitman have had a smooth-sailing marriage so far despite some time management struggles. The couple has been married for over 12 years and enjoys marital bliss

Philip Sternberg Net worth

As of 2022, Philip Sternberg has an estimated net worth of approximately $750,000. Sternberg has accumulated such impressive wealth through his career as a producer and actor. 

While Sternberg’s net worth is definitely remarkable, his wife, Catherine Reitman, has an even greater net worth than him. The Wedding Crashers actress has an estimated net worth of approximately 1.3 million.

Together, the power couple boasts an incredible, combined net worth of $2.25 million. Owing to such massive net worth, there is no doubt that Philip Sternberg and Catherine Reitman lead a luxurious lifestyle

The couple previously resided in their LA home. However, in 2016, Reitman and Sternberg moved to their new home at Lawrence and Yonge in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Social Media

Philip Sternberg is inactive on social networking platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. However, for fans wishing to glimpse the producer’s personal life, Sternberg’s wife, Catherine Reitman’s Instagram account offers plenty of insights. 

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