Kevin Bacon is a famous American musician and actor. He has a huge net worth of $35 million US dollars. He is working in the film industry since the age of 17 and is now one of the most recognized actors of the industry. He currently lives in the Upper West Side of Manhatten with his wife and two kids and he drives a Toyota Prius like many other Hollywood stars.
Kevin Bacon Biography
Kevin Bacon was born on 8th of July in the year 1958 in Pennsylvania. He got a scholarship to study at the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts when he was only 16 years old. After studying there for one year, he left the place and moved to New York to pursue his acting career as a professional actor. He got his first big role in the theater too soon which got him a chance to appear in a film called as Animal House.
After that, it seemed that his acting career stopped for a few years but soon he came back as a huge theater actor and started playing roles in the New York’s theater scene. Later he started working in films and started getting the attention of producers and casting agencies. In his personal life, Bacon married actress Kyra Sedgwick in 1988 after meeting her on the set of “Lemon Sky.” They have two children, Travis and Sosie and the family resides on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Kevin left his home to pursue a career in acting in New York City at the age of 17. In New York City, he appeared in a production at the Circle in the Square Theater School. He got a big role there and got a chance to work in a film called as Animal Horse. His career had a bad phase for some time but soon he got a role in New York theater scene in the play named as Forty Deuce for which he was awarded an Obie Award for his performance. In 1982, he worked in the film Diner for which he gained more widespread attention.
However, it was the 1984 film, “Footloose” that would make him a household name. He has worked in many notable movies like “The Big Picture”, “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles”, “JFK”, “Murder in the First”, “The River Wild”, “Frost/Nixon”, “Apollo 13”, “Mystic River”, “Hollow Man” and “X-Men: First Class”. Right now, Kevin is working on a TV show named as The Following which is aired on FOX network.
Kevin’s award list started with Obie Award for his role in the production of “Forty Deuce”. Bacon received a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, also receiving a Prime time Emmy Award nomination for the HBO original film Taking Chance which was released in the year 2009. Bacon also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the motion pictures industry in the year 2003.
Kevin Bacon Net Worth in 2017
Kevin has accumulated quite a fortune since he became a movie star in the 80’s. His estimated worth is $35 million US dollars as of 2017, most of which is due to his movies. He has also done a few endorsements in his career. In 2007 he did an ad for Hanes underwear range and in 2010 Kevin started promoting Logitech Revue with Google TV. Just a few months back Kevin bought an architectural house in Los Angeles for a sum of $2.5 million.
Kevin Bacon is one of the most famous Hollywood actors. He was always sure about his profession and passion as he left one of the best graduation institutions for his acting career and his move got him huge success and love of his fans. He is working in the industry for a very long time and has earned a huge net worth of $35 million which is still increasing all because of his marvelous acting skills.