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Kevin Costner is an American famous actor, producer, and director. He has received two Academy Awards winners, two Golden Globe Awards winners, a Primetime Emmy Award winners, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He is known for his roles in The Untouchables, Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, Dances with Wolves, JFK, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Hidden Figures, Hatfields & McCoys. In 2018, Kevin has starred as John Dutton on the Paramount Network original drama series Yellowstone for which he received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination.

Birth Name

Kevin Michael Costner

Nickname

Kevin

Profession

Actor, Director, Producer, Musician

Genre

Country, Country Rock

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar

Labels

Universal South Records, Edel Music, Madison Gate Records

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Kevin Costner was born on the 18th of January 1955, in Lynwood, California, United States.

Age

He’s currently 67 years old.

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Ethnicity

White

He is of English, German, Swiss-German, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish descent.

Religion

Christianity

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Education

Kevin Costner studied at Mt. Whitney High School in Visalia, California and Villa Park High School in Villa Park. Later, he attended California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) and in 1978, he graduated with a BA degree in Marketing and Finance.

Family Details

  • Father – William Costner
  • Mother – Sharon Rae
  • Siblings – Daniel Craig Costner (Older Brother), Mark Douglas Costner (Older Brother) (Died at birth)
  • Relatives – Walter Madison Costner (Paternal Grandfather), Lillie Mae/May Reno (Paternal Grandmother), Clyde Asbury Tedrick (Maternal Grandfather), Verna Margaret Manring (Maternal Grandmother)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kevin Costner has dated –

  • Cindy Costner (1975-1994) – In March 1975, Kevin started dating his college sweetheart Cindy Costner. Cindy played “Snow White” for Disneyland. On March 5, 1978, after dating for 3 years the couple tied the knot . They have 3 children together – daughters Anne Clayton (b. April 15, 1984) and Lily McCall (b. August 4, 1986) and a son named Joe Tedrick (b. January 31, 1988). The couple’s marriage lasted for 16 years.
  • Christine Dennard (1983-1987) – In 1983, Kevin began an affair with Christine Dennard. In 1987, they broke up, their relationship lasted for almost 4 years.
  • Mira Sorvino (1993) – In 1993, Kevin had an encounter with actress Mira Sorvino.
  • Bridget Rooney (1995-1997) – In 1995, Kevin began dating Bridget Rooney. They even had a son together named Liam Costner (b. 1996). However, in January 1997, the couple broke up.
  • Courteney Cox (1995) – In 1995, Kevin briefly dated actress Courteney Cox.
  • Joan Lunden (1995) – In 1995, Kevin had a brief encounter with TV news presenter Joan Lunden.
  • Elle Macpherson (1996) – In 1996, Kevin had a brief relationship with the Australian model Elle Macpherson.
  • Tawny Little (1997-1998) – In November 1997, Kevin started a relationship with TV personality Tawny Little. However, in January 1998,they split, their relationship did not last long.

  • Christine Baumgartner (2000-Present) – In August 2000, Kevin began a relationship with former model-turned-handbag designer Christine Baumgartner. On June 26, 2003, the couple got engaged and tied the knot in 2004 at his ranch outside Aspen. They are blessed with 3 children – 2 sons named Cayden Wyatt Costner (b. May 6, 2007) and Hayes Logan Costner (b. February 12, 2009) and a daughter named Grace Avery Costner (b. June 2, 2010).

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 1 inches
  • In centimeters – 185 cm
  • In meters – 1.85 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 80 kg
  • In Pounds – 176 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Green

Hair Color

Blonde

Due to advancing age, gray hair strands are visible on his head.

Shoe Size

His shoe size is 11 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Kevin is famous for his performances in films including The Untouchables (1987) as Eliot Ness, Bull Durham (1988) as Crash Davis, Field of Dreams (1989) as Ray Kinsella, Dances with Wolves (1990) as Lieutenant John J. Dunbar, JFK (1991) as Jim Garrison, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) as Robin Hood, The Bodyguard (1992) as Frank Farmer, and A Perfect World (1993) as Robert “Butch” Haynes; and TV series Hatfields & McCoys (2012) as Devil Anse Hatfield, and Yellowstone as John Dutton. Beside that he is famous for being the singer of rock/country band Kevin Costner and Modern West.

Film Debut

In 1981, Costner made his feature film debut in the comedy film Malibu Hot Summer as John Logan.

Television Debut

In 1985, Kevin made his first TV show appearance on the adventure comedy-drama series Amazing Stories as the Captain.

Album Debut

On November 11, 2008, Kevin’s band Kevin Costner & Modern West released their first studio album titled Untold Truths with Universal South Records. The album had 12 songs.

Brand Endorsements

Kevin has endorsed many brands such as Apple Lisa computer (1983), Turkish Airlines (2009), Valleverde shoes (2000), Roots canned coffee (2001), Energetix (2011), and TGV (2017).

Kevin Costner Net worth

Kevin Costner has an estimated net worth of $250 million dollars as of 2022.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Kevin Costner

  • Kevin is a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity of CSUF.
  • In May 1998, readers of the German magazine Amica voted Kevin as the Most Erotic Male.
  • In 1990 and 1991, People magazine added him in their list of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
  • Kevin built a golf course on the land given to him by Sioux nation after making Dances with Wolves (1990).
  • In 1995, Empire magazine included him at #87 in their list of 100 Sexiest Stars in Film History.
  • He has starred in films about John F. Kennedy a couple of times including JFK (1991) and Thirteen Days (2000).
  • Kevin has purposely avoided appearing in film sequels making him one of the few blockbuster stars to do so.
  • He is a co-owner of the Midnight Star casino in Deadwood, South Dakota.
  • In 2003, Costner opened the Tatanka Interpretive site in Deadwood, South Dakota.
  • He is a fan of the English soccer club Arsenal Football Club.
  • Kevin has participated numerous times in the celebrity golf tournament in Pebble Beach, California.
  • Kevin is one of the few actors to be recognized for winning an Academy Award for Best Director.
  •  In 1992 and 1996 he has supported Bill Clinton in his presidential elections.
  • He own production companies named TIG Productions and Treehouse Films. His paternal grandmother’s nickname inspired the name “Tig”.
  • In 1990, he used to play golf with former President Ronald Reagan.
  • He is a skilled equestrian which is reflected in the film The Postman (1997) where he did his own riding.
  • On August 11, 2003, he received the Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • In 2008, he was inducted into the Irish-American Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • He is a supporter of the New York Knicks.
  • In 2015, he released a book titled The Explorers Guild, which was co-written by Jon Baird.
  • In 2020, Costner joined Woody Sears’s new audio entertainment travel app, Hear, as a co-founder, podcast narrator, and investor. Costner narrates some of the audio stories provided by the iPhone subscription app for travelers on road trips across the United States who want to hear about the people, places, and histories they are encountering on their travels.
  • On August 12, 2021, Kevin led the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox onto the field prior to the MLB at Field of Dreams game held in Dyersville, Iowa and gave a short speech.
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