Kevin Kline is a theater actor, singer and an Academy Award-winning movie actor. He is one of the best American actors to grace Hollywood, known for being picky about his roles. He has acted in a large number of films and done a lot of theater work and has been cast on screen with many famous actors like Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington etc. His net worth is $35 million US dollars.
Kevin Kline was born on 24 October 1947 in St Louis, Missouri. His father Robert Joseph Kline was a German Jewish and his mother Margaret Agnes Kirk was an Irish Catholic. He had three siblings; Alex, Christopher, and Kate.
His father owned a record store in the 1940s called The Record bar but in 1960s they started selling toys. They also owned a department store chain named Kline Inc.
He did his early education from St. Louis Priory School and attended Indiana University in Bloomington. He started as a pianist but after two years he started doing major in theater and speech. After graduating in 1970, he got a scholarship in Drama Division at the esteemed Julliard School in New York.
Kline married Phoebe Cates in 1989, after meeting her in 1983. They started living in New York City. They have two children Owen and Greta. Owen was diagnosed with a disease named juvenile diabetes which led Kline to become active in Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
His illustrious acting career began in 1972 when with Patti LuPone and David Ogden Stiers he created The Acting Company (formerly City Center Acting Company) with the backing of John Houseman. The Company performed Shakespeare’s plays all over America. He left The Acting Company in 1976.
He went on to act in many theater performances, even getting Tony award for “The Pirates of Penzance” and “Present Laughter”. He acted opposite Meryl Streep in 1982 in Sophie’s Choice. He was nominated in 1983 Golden Globe awards and also a BAFTA award for Most Outstanding Newcomer To Film. He went on to act in many films after that. He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1989 for the British comedy A Fish Called Wanda.
Kevin Kline won many awards after that like Drama Desk Awards, Golden Globe Awards, a Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year Award, a St. Louis International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award and a Gotham Award. He has even been inducted into American Theatre Hall of Fame and even has a star on St. Louis Walk of Fame.
How much is Kevin Kline Net Worth in 2017
Kevin Kline is a true savant and one of the best actors to ever graced American Soil. His acting skills have been commended by every big critic. His decades of experience in acting have earned him a net worth of $35 million US dollars.
Kevin Kline has proven himself to be a talented actor. He has achieved so much in his life that so little is really left for him to still achieve. He also received a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame for his immeasurable contribution to the Film Industry.