Facts of Kevin James
|Full Name||Kevin James|
|Birth Name||Kevin George Knipfing|
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, Film Producer, and Screenwriter|
|Birth City||Long Island, New York|
|Birth Country||Unites States of America|
|Father Name||Joseph Valentine Knipfing Jr|
|Father Profession||Insurance agency|
|Mother Name||Janet Knipfing|
|Mother Profession||Housewife and chiropractor's officer|
|Date of Birth||April 26,1965|
How Much Is The American Actor Kevin James Worth Of?
Emmy Award-nominee Kevin James is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and film producer. James is best known as Dough Heffernan from the CBS sitcom The King of Queens. To date he has appeared in films like Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper, Grown Ups, and Pixels.
He is also known for his voice acting in films like Hotel Transylvania series, Monster House, Barnyard, and more. His net worth is estimated at around $80 million as of 2019.
Net Worth Details- Career, Income Sources, And Salary
Kevin started his career as a stand-up comedian in 1989 from the East Side Comedy Club on Long Island. He rose to prominence from his guest appearance in shows like Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show, Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
He was listed at no.89 on Comedy Central’s list of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians. Similarly, he started his own stand-up special called Kevin James: Sweat the Small Stuff. Recently, he released his second stand-up special titled Kevin James: Never Don’t Give Up on Netflix.
Kevin made his television debut from The New Candid Camera in 1991. From 1994-96, he appeared as the announcer for the MTV’s sports game show SandBlast. He then moved to Los Angeles and guest-appeared on a few episodes of Ray Romano’s hit CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.
James’s breakthrough role came with the American sitcom The King of Queens where he played the role of Dough Heffernan from 1998 to 2007. He also got nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his outstanding performance in the series. Recently, he appeared in Kevin Can Wait as Kevin Gable.
His most notable Television series are Everybody Loves Raymond, Cosby, Becker, Martial Law, Liv & Maddie, and films like Pinocchio, Hitch, Monster House, The Dilemma, Little Boy, True Memoirs of an International Assassin, and several more.
Here is a list of few of his movies and their box office collection:
|Movie||Budget||Box Office Collection|
|Grown Ups||$80 million||$271.4 million|
|Zookeeper||$80 million||$169.8 million|
|Hotel Transylvania||$85 million||$358.4 million|
|Grown Ups 2||$80 million||$247 million|
|Pixels||$88-129 million||$244.9 million|
James has earned himself an impressive amount of money from his career. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kevin has a net worth of $80 million as of June 2019. His primary sources of income in his multiple careers.
Here is a list of his few earnings from movies:
|2006||The Kings of Queens (per episode)||$500,000|
|2010||Grown Ups||$5 million|
|2013||Grown Ups 2||$10 million|
Fun Fact: James is a big fan of the New York Jets and the New York Knicks.
Endorsements Deals, Social Media Earnings, And Charity
Apart from his multiple careers, James also pockets a decent amount of money from his sponsorships and endorsements deals. To date, he has endorsed several popular clothing/food/footwear brands including Pepsi.
Similarly, his social media accounts also make a nice sum of money which adds up to his massive fortune. According to Influencer Marketing Hub, Kevin can earn at the range of $2,816 to $4,693 per paid post from Instagram. He has over 945k followers on Instagram, 391k on Twitter, and 868k on Facebook.
Moreover, James is also involved in low-key charity works. Although the exact events and details are not out, he takes part in various philanthropic works.
Assets, House, Cars, Tax, Insurance, And Expenses
There is no doubt that James resides in a million dollar mansion with a lavish and luxurious lifestyle. Although his exact house location is not available at the moment, he surely owns a million dollar mansion riding around expensive cars.
He listed his huge 26,000 sq.ft mansion with 8 bedrooms, 9 full and 3 half-bathrooms for sale with an asking price of $28.85 million. The house was built in 2008 as a Mediterranean Revival with annual taxes nearly $450,000.
Similarly, in 2013, he sold his 5,386 sq.ft Encino house for $1.616 million following it his 11,291 sq.ft mansion for $5.5 million to former beauty queen-actress Donna Scott.
Except this, information regarding his insurance and expenses are not available at the moment.
Kevin James’s Personal Life- Age, Height, Family, Education, Wife, and Children
Kevin James was born Kevin George Knipfing on 26th April 1965 in Mineola, Long Island, New York, USA. He was born to father Joseph Valentine Knipfing, an insurance agent, and mother Janet Knipfing, a housewife and a chiropractor’s office.
James holds American nationality and has mixed (German-American) ethnic background. He grew up alongside his sister Leslie Knipfing and Gary Valentine who is also a comedian. He went to Ward Melville High School and later enrolled in the State University of New York at Cortland.
He is 54-year-old as of 2019. He stands 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall in height.
James is a married man and father of four. He tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Steffiana de la Cruz who is an actress. Their wedding took place on 19th June 2004 in the presence of their folks and friends. Together they share four children and are living a happy and blissful life.
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