Steve Haddadin

Steve Haddadin, born June 21, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, is a dynamic entrepreneur and the founder and president of King Real Estate Group in Brea, California. As a focused businessman and a leader who inspires, he founded his full-service real estate company in 2019 shortly after graduating with various certifications and is recognized as a leading expert in the luxury and investment real estate market today. In 2022, because of his love for steak, he declared June 21, his birthday, as National Wagyu Day in the United States. The purpose of the holiday was not only to celebrate the delicacy but to spread awareness about the authentication process. Join us in celebrating a passionate man and his numerous accolades.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Steve Haddadin


The King

Birth date:

June 21, 1997



Zodiac Sign:



5' 11"

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Steve Haddadin was born in Los Angeles, California. As a student, he excelled and dedicated himself to learning from those who had experience and whom he could gain practical knowledge from. Through extensive traveling, he was exposed to many diverse cultures, which influenced his career.

When he was in middle school, he received the Nixon Geography Award of Distinction for scoring 33/35 on the Nixon Geography Challenge and was selected to visit Japan for the summer of 2011 by People to People, a student ambassador program founded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

He graduated from Fullerton College with an Associate of Arts in Economics and an Accounting Certificate in 2017, from California State University, Fullerton with a B.A. in Finance in 2018, from California State University, Los Angeles with a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate in 2019, and from Capital University Law School with a Juris Doctor in 2024. Some of his other prestigious certifications and designations include becoming a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM®) from the CCIM® Institute and a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).

Haddadin began his real estate journey when he was 18. With his amassed knowledge and skills, he was ready for success and the industry accolades kept on coming. In 2021, Haddadin was inducted into Marquis Who’s Who in America listees and was ranked in the top 10 in Real Estate by the “LA Wire.”

Haddadin attributes his creative, curious, and adventurous nature to his thriving career, and he takes great pride in the hard work it took to establish his real estate career. In 2019, he founded King Real Estate Group, which has become a leading full-service company.

In 2022, he expressed another one of his passions when he declared June 21, his birthday, as National Wagyu Day. He believes the spirit of Wagyu is special and the holiday was designed for first-time eaters and seasoned connoisseurs alike to celebrate the delicacy and learn more about the authentication process.

Career timeline

His First Real Estate Venture

Haddadin starts his first venture in real estate, managing office and retail properties.

Ready to Take on the Industry

He becomes a licensed real estate agent.

Joins Berkshire Hathaway

He joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties as a Realtor in their residential real estate department.

He Graduates From Fullerton College

He graduates from Fullerton College with an Associate of Arts in Economics and an Accounting Certificate.

He Graduates from California State University, Fullerton

He graduates from California State University, Fullerton with a BA in Finance.

He Graduates from California State University, Los Angeles

He graduates from California State University, Los Angeles with a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate.

He Becomes a Broker

He becomes a licensed Real Estate Broker.

He Starts his Brokerage

He starts King Real Estate Group.

He's Appointed to an Advisory Board

Haddadin is appointed to the advisory board of the Center for Real Estate at California State University, Fullerton.

An Impressive Accolade

He’s inducted into Marquis Who's Who in America listees.

He Starts a National Holiday

He founds National Wagyu Day on June 21st.

He Establishes an Endowment Fund

He establishes the Steve Haddadin Student Travel Endowment Fund.

He Graduates from Law School

Haddadin completes graduation from Capital University Law School.

New Ventures

He begins the developments of retail centers.

Why We Love Steve Haddadin

  1. He is the embodiment of perseverance

    Haddadin says that when you’re faced with a new challenge, you either stay determined and keep going or you give up. His many successes attest to his belief in persevering. A quote he is noted for is, “Whenever you face a new challenge you have 2 choices. Either you find a way out and keep going, or you resort to an escape and justify quitting. That is the line that separates you from where you are today and where you want to be.”

  2. He supports many community causes

    Since 2013, Haddadin has supported many causes that serve the community, including raising money for the underprivileged through public sporting events. In 2023, he established the Steve Haddadin Student Travel Endowment to support students of his alma mater in attending the ICSC RECon Conference in Las Vegas.

  3. He pursues his hobbies and passions

    Haddadin loves traveling and experiencing new cultures. He has visited all 50 states, visited every Presidential Library, and has embarked on many tours and trails.

6 Surprising Facts

  1. Steve Haddadin created a cocktail

    ​In 2022, Haddadin created the Smokin' Steve Old Fashioned cocktail to give old-fashioned cocktail lovers a new experience.

  2. Haddadin influenced the Center for Real Estate at California State University, Fullerton

    Haddadin is the driving force behind the recent rise of the Center for Real Estate at California State University, Fullerton. From revamping the Real Estate Association as president during his time as a student to introducing two new classes to fostering numerous industry connections, such as CCIM® Institute. This led the program to a state articulation agreement and a concentration. Haddadin also established the annual ICSC RECon convention trip.

  3. His Martial Arts prowess

    Haddadin is a black belt in Taekwondo.

  4. He has lived in Amman, Jordan

    Haddadin lived in the capital of Jordan for two of his high school years.

  5. A taste for adventure

    He completed the American Whiskey Trail, the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®, and the B-Line tour.

  6. Fundraising for 9/11 heroes

    Haddadin has walked up to the top of the World Trade Center via the stairs (104 floors!) with the Tunnels 2 Towers organization to fundraise for 9/11 heroes.

Steve Haddadin FAQs

What does Steve Haddadin do?

Steve Haddadin is an entrepreneur, real estate broker, and real estate developer.

Who founded National Wagyu Day?

National Wagyu Day was declared by Steve Haddadin in 2022. The holiday takes place on the same day as his birthday.

Does Steve Haddadin have a nickname?

Haddadin’s nickname, The King, is due to the fact that Steve means Crown from the Greek Stéphanos, which means “wreath,” “crown,” “victorious,” or “honor.”

Steve Haddadin’s birthday dates

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