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


Philip Sternberg is a producer, director, writer and also actor. He is especially popular for his production, directing and acting work on the TV series “working moms

Apart from his career, Sternberg is also famous as a famous husband after his marriage to the Canadian-American actress Catherine Reitman† The pair even worked together in the remarkable series “Working mom.”

Talking about his love life, Philip tied the knot with his partner in 2009 and has been together ever since. The husband and wife have had a decade and their marital relationship is still going smoothly. Likewise, his wife even calls herself a “faithful lover.” Perhaps it is the lovebirds’ loyalty that pays off, resulting in their long-lasting bond.

So let’s see if loyalty is the only thing that helps the friends go in with each other. Also, learn about Philip’s wife, kids, movies and much more in the article below!


What is Philip Sternberg’s age?

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

While the details of her early life are not much in the media, Philip reportedly had a comfortable childhood. She is also a well-educated person.

Philip Sternberg is Catherine Reitmain’s Husband: Their Marriage

Yes, Sternberg is the husband of the famous Canadian-American actress Catherine Reitman. His wife starred in many movies such as Knocked Up (2007), I Love You, Man (2009), and Friends with benefits (2011)to name a few.

Philip Sternberg and her wife actress Catherine Reitman
Philip Sternberg with his wife Catherine Reitman
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Speaking of their marriage, the favorite celebrity couple exchanged their vows in August 2009. They got married at Catherine’s parents’ home in Santa Barbara, California. Their low-key event was attended by their close friends and relatives. To celebrate their honeymoon, Philip and his wife Catherine went to Italy.

The couple, like most couples, dated for a while before their wedding. However, their first meeting was not like most of them. Do you want to know how? Watch the subtitle below!

How did Philip and his wife Catherine first meet?

The relationship between Philip and Catherine is open to everyone, but how the couple first met is a mystery to many. Well, we are going to solve the riddle for all of you and reveal the very first meeting of the duo.

The Canadian-American actress once talked about her relationship and how they met. According to her, Catherine saw her now-husband Philip when she went to receive a paycheck for a friend Philip provided. The couple clicked right away, despite being “pretty ridiculously dressed when they first saw each other.”

Anyway, the duo did not exchange numbers and contact at the time. Later, after three months, Philip and Catherine met again at an event. This time they decided to hold on to each other and soon they started dating.

Philip exchanged ring with his girlfriend in the most romantic way

After a romantic relationship of six months, Philip, producer of the Workin’ Mom, 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-beauty asked her to “walk over the fence to the cliff’s edge” nearby. She went on to say that she thought he was going to “either propose or kill 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’d written, “Will you marry me?” in painted white shells and long-stemmed roses.”

Philip then let himself as a romantic boyfriend ‘fall on his knee’ with a ring. The working moms writer said “saying yes” to her partner was “the smartest move” she ever made.

Philip Sternberg has two children

The producer has two children 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.

The children of Philip Sternberg and Catherine Reitman
The sons of Philip Sternberg, Jackson Sternberg and Liam Sternberg
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Still, the mother and father have not revealed anything about their babies except their names. Not even their dates of birth. But the mother of the sons sometimes posts their photos on her Instagram.

Sternberg’s wife, Catherine, had postpartum depression (PPD)

While the mother of two loved having children in her life, the actress also went through postpartum depression (PPD). The actress suffer from PPD twice after the birth of both her sons.

For those who don’t know what PPD is, it’s “baby blues” that new moms experience after giving birth. It includes mood swings, anxiety and other various difficulties.

Catherine later shared how much she struggled during that period. She felt that she was no longer herself after having a child. She also fantasized about things like being hit by a car and imagining a gas leak that would cause her to fall off. All the actress wanted at the time was to be taken care of for a while and get rid of all her responsibilities.

Philip’s wife remembered being painfully alone, but surrounded by many people. She went out with friends and laughed, but found herself crying all the way home. The working mom writer wished someone had told her about the temporary hormonal condition she was going through and how to deal with it.

Is Working Moms Based On A True Story?

Workin’ Mom is a sitcom about working mothers trying to balance their job and family life. It’s 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

While Reitman was struggling with PPD, her husband Philip insisted she write about all of her experiences. It was then that she began to write down her words about the scenes she witnessed during the PPD. She wrote herself as four different characters who would outgrow this period.

In the end, with the help of their friends, Philip and Catherine completed the shoot and created a wonderful series”working moms† The writer has now overcome her depression and even if she feels dark on days, recently it is “just to feel lighter.”

What movies has Philip Sternberg starred in? His career

As we mentioned before, Philip has worked in many films as a producer, director, actor and as a writer. As an actor, he starred in TV series like City Guys, Firefly, First Flight, Southland Tales, and working moms

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

Besides that, he also served as President of Candor Entertainment for five years. He went on to produce pilots for Vh1, History Channel and Discovery Channel just to name a few. The producer accordingly founded Wolf & Rabbit Entertainment ULC. produce working moms for CBC, with his wife Catherine Reitman.

Philip’s social media tools

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

The 44-year-old has 1,841 followers on his Insta, but has not posted anything on his feed. Similarly, Philip has 2,475 followers on his Twitter with his last tweet on August 20, 2019.

Meanwhile, his bride Catherine is quite active on her Instagram with 235,000 followers and 645 posts as of 2022.

What is Philip Sternberg’s net worth?

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

Also, Philip and Catherine reportedly bought a $2.6 million home in Los Angeles. California, in March 2012. Meanwhile, his partner Catherine has amassed a total net worth of $1.3 million.