Who is Kevin Costner and what is his net worth 2018? Kevin Costner is an actor who has appeared in many films in his career. He is also a musician, director, and producer. He has received many awards and nominations in his career. He has successfully appeared in many films including Waterworld, Tin Cup, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Bodyguard, JFK, The Untouchables, Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, and Dances with Wolves. As a director, Costner has directed three films and has produced nine films. He is also the executive producer of the miniseries ‘Hatfields & McCoys’. His film debut was in the 1981 movie ‘Sizzie Beach, U.S.A.’.
Kevin Michael Costner was born in Lynwood, California on January 18, 1955. He is the son of William Costner and Sharon Rae Costner. His father was an electrician and his mother was a welfare worker. He had two other brothers, of which one died at birth. He was raised in in Compton, California as a Baptist. As a child, Costner used to sing in the church choir, write poems, played sports, and took piano classes.
He went to Mt. Whitney High School and completed his graduation in 1973 from Villa Park High School in Orange County. In 1978, Costner earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from CSUF (California State University, Fullerton). He was a member of the Delta ChiFraternity. He was interested in acting when he was in college. He first took the job of a marketing executive and also used to take acting classes at night. He then did various jobs like a tourist guide, driving trucks, and fishing boats.
In 1978, Kevin Costner got married to Cindy Silva. The couple has three children named Joseph “Joe” Tedrick, Lily McCall, and Anne “Annie” Clayton. They divorced in 1994. He has a son named Liam Timothy Costner with Bridget Rooney. In 2004, he was married to Christine Baumgartner. They have three children together named Cayden, Hayes, and Grace.
In 1981, Kevin Costner was seen in the film ‘Sizzie Beach, U.S.A.’. The film was released in 1986 and his official film debut was the 1973 film ‘The Touch’. He also had a brief role in the 1982 movie ‘Night Shift’. A year later, he was seen in the movie ‘Testament’. His breakout role came in 1985 with the film ‘Silverado’.
He then went on to appear in American Flyers, Fandango, and also in an episode of Amazing Stories. In 1987, he starred in the film ‘The Untouchables’ as a federal agent. He then had a lead role in ‘No Way Out’. This was followed by the films Bill Durham, Field of Dreams, and The Gunrunner. He became the executive producer of the 1990 film Revenge.
This was followed by starring, producing, and directing the critically acclaimed film ‘Dances with Wolves’. The film got 12 Oscar nominations and won 7. In the 1990s and 2000s, he appeared in many films. In 2015, he became the star and producer of the film ‘Black or White’. In 2016, he was seen in the film ‘Hidden Figures’ as “Al Harrison”.
In 1991, Kevin Costner won the Academy Award for Best Film and Best Director and was also nominated in Best Actor category. He has won two Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2012, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for ‘Hatfields & McCoys’. In 1992, he won the Japanese Academy Film Prize.
Kevin Costner Net Worth
Kevin Costner has successfully appeared in many films and has also become a successful director and producer. In 2018, he will be the executive producer of the television series ‘Yellowstone’. In 1990, he was seen in the series ‘The Earth Day Special’. Kevin Costner’s net worth is an estimated $270 million.
He is also the lead singer of the band ‘Kevin Costner & Modern West’. They have released four studio albums and eight singles. He is the part owner of the baseball team Lake County Fielders. He has also ventured into other business and has opened the educational place called ‘Tatanka: The Story of the Bison’.
Kevin Costner had relationships with Birgit Cunningham and Elle Macpherson. He is a member of National World War I Museum.