Alec Baldwin is an actor who gained recognition after appearing in the TV series ‘Knots Landing’. He is popular for his role as Jack Donaghy on the popular NBC series ’30 Rock’. He has appeared in several movies like ‘Hunt for Red October’, ‘The Marrying Man’, ‘The Aviator’, ‘The Departed’, and ‘Beetlejuice’. Baldwin has also served as a columnist for the ‘Huffington Post’. He has won several awards in his career and has received global attention for portraying the role of President Donald Trump in the series Saturday Night Live. He is also the host of the show ‘Match Game’. The estimated net worth of Alec Baldwin is $70 million US dollars.
Alec Baldwin Biography
Alexander Rae “Alec” Baldwin III was born on April 3, 1958, in Amityville, New York. He was born to parents Carol Newcomb and Alexander Rae Baldwin, Jr. His father was a teacher and a football coach. He is the eldest son and has got three younger brothers named Stephen, William, and Daniel who are also actors. He has also got two sisters by the name Jane and Beth.
He went to the Alfred G. Berner High School and used to play football. He also used to work as a busboy in New York at the disco Studio 54. He went to George Washington University and then later got transferred to New York University. Baldwin was at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He was then accepted in the Actors Studio as a member. Baldwin completed his BA in Fine Arts from NYU in 1994.
Alec Baldwin married Actress Kim Basinger in 1993. The couple has a daughter named Ireland. Their divorce was finalized in 2002. He began to date Hilaria Thomas in 2011. They got married in June 2012 and have got three children together namely Carmen, Rafael, and Leonardo Angel Charles.
In 1986, he made his Broadway debut in ‘Loot’. He has appeared in several stage shows in his career. He made his acting debut in the 1987 film ‘Forever, Lulu’. In 1991, he was seen in the movie ‘The Marrying Man’ along with Kim Basinger, his future wife. This was followed by his roles in ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’, and ‘Prelude to a Kiss’.
He then went on to appear in several other films. His first acting role was in the TV series ‘The Doctors’ in 1980. He then went on to appear in several TV series like ‘Cutter to Houston’, ‘Knots Landing’, ‘Dress Gray’, and ‘Thomas and the Magic Railroad’. Baldwin also appeared in ‘Friends’ and ‘Will & Grace’. He wrote an episode of the popular series ‘Law & Order’. This was followed by his appearance on ’30 Rock’.
He also became the co-host of the show ‘The Essentials Robert Osborne’ on TCM. Baldwin has also served as the host of the radio show called ‘The New York Philharmonic This Week’. As of 2017, he has hosted the ‘Saturday Night Live’ 17 times and is also the host of the game show called Match Game.
Alec Baldwin was nominated for the 2004 Academy Awards for his performance in ‘The Cooler’. In his career, he has won three Golden Globe Awards and two Primetime Emmy Awards. Baldwin has also won several other awards and nominations in his career like ‘TV Guide Awards’, ‘Screen Actor Guild Awards’, and ‘Satellite Awards’.
How much is Net Worth of Alec Baldwin in 2017
Alec Baldwin has achieved a wonderful acting career and has composed himself to be one of the most popular actors. He has also worked as a comedian, producer, and writer. By doing so, the actor has gone to accumulate good wealth for himself. Alec Baldwin’s net worth is an estimated $70 million US dollars as of 2017. He owes his fortune to all the shows he has appeared particularly ’30 Rock’. Part of this income also comes by becoming a host of the shows like ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Match Game’. He has also worked as a radio host and has also hosted the 2010 Academy Awards.
Apart from being associated with the entertainment industry, Baldwin is also known for philanthropy. He has served as a spokesperson for ‘Capital One’ and has donated millions in charity. In 2011, he was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.