Vera Steimberg Moder is an Argentine make-up artist, who has been the gifted hand behind the incredible looks of several Hollywood actors, on set. She is recognized as one of the best makeup artists in Hollywood. However, she is perhaps best known for being the ex-wife of cinematographer Daniel Moder who is now married to famous actress Julia Roberts. Let’s take a peek into her bio, career and other interesting facts about her.
Vera Steimberg Moder’s Bio
Vera Steimberg was born in 1973, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Not long after her birth in 1973, her family moved to the United States where she spent much of her formative years. Although there are no details about her childhood, early education, siblings and parents or what they did for a living, we, however, know that Steimberg’s penchant for makeup was evident from the start. Nevertheless, it was in her mid-twenties she began to pursue a makeup career. Her career began as an assistant hair stylist and make-up artist on the 1999 thriller, Total Stranger. The then young Steimberg moved to Los Angeles where she approached several Hollywood stars just so she could secure jobs as a makeup artist. Her talent spoke so loud and she soon caught the attention of the likes of Madonna and Eddie Murphy.
She worked as a special make-up effects artist on the 2000 Romance-comedy film Nutty Professor II: The Klumps; where she impressively transformed it’s lead actor, Eddie Murphy, into an erudite personality. She also worked on the Romance-comedy, Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001); the action film, The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002); the family comedy, Daddy Day Care (2003), and the 2006 Comedy-drama film, Dream Girls. Within this time, Steimberg’s reputation as a reliable, talented makeup artist was gaining traction. And soon other prominent film producers began employing her services.
Vera Steimberg Moder soon worked with top Hollywood personalities like Sarah Baker, Gabrielle Union, and Zoe Saldana on movies such as The Losers (2010), Colombiana (2011) and The Words (2012). She also worked on the comedy film Norbit (2007) and A Thousand Words (2012); a Comedy-drama film featuring Eddie Murphy as the lead character. Furthermore, Steimberg was the crafty hands behind the looks of the actors and actresses who appeared in blockbusters like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
While her work with A-list actor, Eddie Murphy has characterized much of her make-up career, perhaps, Steimberg’s closest actor-friend and client has been American actress and dancer, Zoe Yadira Saldana; with whom she worked on The Losers (2010) and Colombiana (2011). Vera Steimberg Moder also worked on the famous movie, Planet of the Apes featuring American actor and producer, Mark Wahlberg. Beyond movies, Vera Steimberg’s brush has beautified the faces of many high-value client and celebrities who continue to employ her services to this day.
Other Facts About Daniel Moder’s Ex-Wife
1. Net Worth
As of early-2019, sources reveal that Vera Steimberg Moder is estimated to worth over $1 million. Much of which she has amassed from makeup gigs and contracts over the years. Plus, her now-ended marriage to Daniel Moder has also influenced her earnings. While $1 million is no chicken feed, it becomes 10 times smaller when compared to her ex-husband’s $10 million fortune.
2. Daniel Moder’s Ex-Wife
Although there are too scanty details about their relationship before marriage, we know that Vera Steimberg and Moder married in 1997. After five years without a child, things got sour for the couple and within this time, Daniel met Julia Roberts on the set of the film The Mexican. It was in 2000. Although married, Daniel started a relationship with Roberts. Roberts herself was still dating Benjamin Bratt at the time.
Vera and Daniel eventually went their separate ways when their divorce was finalized in mid-2002. In the same year, Moder married Roberts in a low-key ceremony at the actress’ ranch in Taos, New Mexico. Together, they have three children. As of this writing, there is no news about Steimberg’s marriage to anyone yet. She continues to pursue her career as a makeup artist.
3. Height and Body Measurement
Vera Steimberg Moder is of average build. She has dark-brown eyes and blonde hair. As far as specifics go, her height, weight, body measurement, bra, shoe and dress sizes are yet to be known.