About Stephen Baldwin
In 1994 Baldwin achieved recognition starring opposite Luke Perry, in the acclaimed rodeo picture 8 Seconds. In 1995 he landed a breakthrough role in the double-Oscar winning The Usual Suspects. Baldwin’s next role was in Bio-Dome, in 1996. In 2000, he played a buff Barney Rubble in family friendly The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas.
From January–March 2008, Baldwin appeared on Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice, Season 7, on NBC. Baldwin ﬁnished ﬁfth out of the 14 celebrity contestants. Baldwin and Trace Adkins became friends while competing on Celebrity Apprentice. In October 2008, Baldwin appeared in the Adkins’ music video, Muddy Water.
On October 18, 2008, Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin joked with lifelong Democrat Alec Baldwin during a Saturday Night Live skit that Stephen is her “favorite Baldwin brother.”
He was a contestant on the 2009 NBC reality show, I’m a Celebrity…Get Me out of Here! On the second episode, Baldwin baptized The Hills actor Spencer Pratt..
In September 2006, Baldwin released his book titled The Unusual Suspect, which details highlights from his personal life, career, days of drug abuse, and ultimately, his turn to becoming a born-again Christian after the 9/11 attacks.
In 2008, Baldwin teamed up with conservative talk-radio host Kevin McCullough to put together a Saturday radio show called Baldwin/McCullough *LIVE*. As of April 18, 2009, the show aired on more than 213 stations and in more than 400 cities across the US, and worldwide on Sirius 161 and XM 227. Today the very popular radio talk show airs on over 300 radio station affiliates to an audience of over 3 million listeners.
In 2010 the radio broadcast became a television simulcast, with Family Net Television offering to take the show to over 600 cable outlets and available in over 26.7 million homes. Baldwin appears weekly on the show from the broadcast studios in New York City, as well as from various locations around the US when he is traveling for other business purposes.
Baldwin and McCullough combined their talents, resources and network into a successful multimedia marketing company called XtreMEDIA. Promoting everything from soft drinks to Hollywood blockbuster movies. Organizing political events such as Xpac and also speaking at many events around the country including the very popular CPAC annual events held in Washington D.C.
In September 2006, Baldwin released his book titled The Unusual Suspect, which details highlights from his personal life, career, days of drug abuse, and his turn to becoming a born-again Christian after the September 11 attacks in 2001. In the same year, Baldwin, Mario D’Ortenzio and Bobby Brewer founded Breakthrough Ministry, which was designed to use extreme sports as a ministry via arena tours, called AsSalt Tours. The tours featured extreme sports celebrities, including Christian Hosoi. In 2007, Daniel Southern joined Baldwin as president of his ministry.
In late 2008, Baldwin formed a for-profit organization called Antioch Ministry, which exists “to facilitate the gifts and calling of Stephen Baldwin”. In 2009, Baldwin and Southern launched a third ministry called Now More Than Ever, designed to reach enlisted men and women in the military around the world. In 2008, Baldwin teamed up with conservative talk-radio host Kevin McCullough to put together a Saturday radio show called Baldwin/McCullough Radio. As of April 18, 2009, the show aired on 213 stations and in more than 400 cities across the US, and worldwide on Sirius 161 and XM 227. Baldwin appears weekly on the show from the broadcast studios in New York City, and from various locations around the country when he is traveling for other business purposes. He has traveled to other countries to speak about his faith.
In 2007, Baldwin endorsed Sam Brownback for U.S. President. After Brownback ended his campaign, Baldwin switched his support to Mike Huckabee. Baldwin was a staunch supporter of the John McCain–Sarah Palin presidential ticket after Huckabee dropped out of the 2008 presidential election. The same year, Baldwin threatened to move to Canada if Barack Obama was elected, and challenged the candidate to box for charity. In June 2011, Baldwin floated the possibility of entering New York City’s 2013 mayoral election as an opponent of his brother Alec, who had suggested that he may run himself. Baldwin endorsed Donald Trump for President in the 2016 presidential election.
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