Kevin James is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his role as Doug Heffernan on the CBS sitcom ‘The King of Queens.’
Kevin was born in 1965, Mineola, New York, U.S.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Kevin George Knipfing|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Birth Date:||26 April 1965|
|Birth Place:||Mineola, New York|
|Parents:||Janet and Joseph Valentine|
|Spouse:||Steffiana de la Cruz (m. 2004)|
|Children:||Kannon Valentine James, Sistine Sabella James, Sienna-Marie James, Shea Joelle James|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$90 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
He is currently 55 years old with a height of 1.73 m and weighs about 116 kg.
Education, School/College University
He graduated from Ward Melville High School. He proceeded to study at the State University of New York at Cortland.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Kevin grew up in Stony Brook, New York. He is the second son of chiropractor’s office worker Janet and insurance agency owner Joseph Valentine Knipfing. His father is German-American. James also has an elder brother, who is a comedian and an actor. They were raised as Catholics.
He finds it hard to still talk about his religious view in the movie industry. In his political views, he says that he holds conservative views in which he gets from his Catholic Faith. He does not want to talk much since the majority of actors and actresses are republican
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
In June 2004, James married actress Steffiana de la Cruz in California. They were blessed with four children.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||19 June 2004|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Kevin James Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Steffiana de la Cruz|
|Kids:||Kannon Valentine James, Sistine Sabella James, Sienna-Marie James, Shea Joelle James|
Professional Life and Career
Kevin began doing stand-up comedy back in the year 1989, making his debut at the East Side Comedy Club on Long Island. He, therefore, started gaining popularity through numerous appearances on various talk shows. He was listed at #89 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-up Comedians. In 2001, James did his own stand-up comedy special called ‘Kevin James.’ In 2018, he released another stand-up special in Netflix called ‘Kevin James: Never Don’t Give Up.’
His first television job was in 1991, and he appeared as the announcer for the MTV sports game show from 1994-1996. In 2010, he hosted Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Award and was a nominee into the Arm Fart Hall of Fames of the next year’s show as Kevin but lost to Josh.
In 2011, he had a role with Vince Vaughn in the comedy-drama ‘The Dilemma.’ He has been in a position to improve his career path by actively participating in different films and activities. Besides his career, he has involved himself in other business ventures like promoting Pepsi 400 in 2007. In 2013 he was at the coke zero 400 with co-stars Adam Sandler he promoted Grown-ups 2.
Awards & Nominations
James has received numerous awards and nominations. He was nominated in Teen Choice Awards in 2005 under the category of Choice Movie Dance Scene and in 2015 as Movie Actor Comedy. In 2006, he was nominated in Prime Emmy Awards as an Outstanding Lead Actor in a comedy series. Additionally, he was nominated Golden Raspberry Awards in 2007, 2013, 2015, under the category of Worst Supporting Actor. In 2017 he was nominated in People’s Choice Award as the Favourite Actor in a New Series.
Kevin James Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of May 2020, Kevin has an estimated net worth of $90 million. He has gained his fortune through his career. He is one of the highest-paid comedians of the stand-up genre. He earns around $12 million from acting in movies and $3-4 million from different TV shows with his performances.
Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
There was some rumor that the comedian Kelvin had passed away, but the actor came out clearly and said he is still alive. Additionally, the naysayers came up with the rumor that the actor had separated from his wife, with proof that he was spotted going to pick a mail without his partner. However, Kevin has not spoken about that issue. Additionally, he has not been found with much controversy about his dating relationship with other women; hence is also a low key person. Not much is known about his life.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Kevin’s Facebook page has around 200K fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1.5 million followers. On Kevin Instagram account, he has around 2.5 million followers while on YouTube, Kevin has around 2m subscribers.
His net worth confirms the success of this great comedy actor. The tendency of his wealth to increase is of very high rate, even though right now is the highest-paid. He has shown much determination and hardworking throughout his entire career for him to be in that position. He is a role model to both his family and also the community at large. Additionally, Kevin has some hobbies which part of his life that includes comedy and watching football.