Kevin James Net Worth: $120 Million (approx.)
|Net Worth:||$120 Million (approx.)|
|Date of Birth:||Apr 26, 1965|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian, Film Producer, Television producer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Kevin James net worth is around $120 million. Kevin James is a famous American comedian, actor, writer, and producer.
Kevin Jame is an actor, comedian, and screenwriter. Kevin James first became a household name with his role as the character Doug Heffernan on the CBS sitcom “The King of Queens” (1998-2007), and gained further popularity with his many comedy films.
How much is Kevin James net worth?
Kevin James net worth is around $120 million in 2023.
Kevin James Earnings/ salary:
Kevin’s salary per episode on “The King of Queens” was around $300,000. For the final seasons Kevin James earned $400,000 per episode. As an executive producer and owner of a percentage of the show’s backend equity, Kevin James has more than $50 million on syndication deals to date.
Kevin James House:
In 2012, Kevin James paid $18.5 million for a big oceanfront home in Delray Beach, Florida. A year later the couple paid $4.25 million for the empty lot next door. Kevin tried to sell the property without finding a taker. As of this writing they are still the owners. Annual property taxes on the compound come to right around $500,000.
Kevin James previously owned a couple homes in Los Angeles, the most notable he sold in 2013 for $5.5 million.
Kevin James Biography:
|Born||Kevin George Knipfing|
April 26, 1965 (age 57)
Mineola, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, screenwriter|
|Spouse(s)||Steffiana de la Cruz(m. 2004)|
|Relatives||Gary Valentine (brother)|
Kevin Knipfing was born in Mineola, New York, on April 26, 1965. Kevin James is famous by his professional name, Kevin James. Kevin James grew up in Stony Brook, New York, with his brother, fellow comedian and actor Gary Valentine, and their sister Leslie.
Kevin mother Janet worked as an office worker, and his father, Joseph Valentine Knipfing Jr., was an insurance agency owner. Kevin James graduated from Ward Melville High School, where he was a member of the wrestling team. Kevin James continued his education at the State University of New York at Cortland. While at college, a back injury received when he played on the varsity football team ended Kevin James sporting career.
Kevin James Career
Kevin James made his stand-up comedy debut in 1989 at the East Side Comedy Club on Long Island. Kevin was managed by Richie Minervini. As his popularity grew, Kevin James got appearances on talk shows like “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “Late Show with David Letterman”, “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, “Dennis Miller Live”, “The Late Late Show”, “The Rosie O’Donnell Show”, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, and “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee”.
Kevin James Acting Career
Using his comic timing and improvisational skills, Kevin James landed his first television job in 1991 on “The New Candid Camera”. Kevin was an actor responsible for pulling practical jokes on unsuspecting people. Between 1994 and 1996, he worked as the announcer for MTV sports game show “SandBlast”.
After moving to Los Angeles and befriending Ray Romano, Kevin James guest-starred on several episodes of Romano’s CBS sitcom “Everybody Love Raymond”. Kevin James landed the opportunity to develop his own sitcom, and the resulting show “The King of Queens” ran on CBS from September 1998 to May 2007.
On it, he played the working class parcel delivery man Doug Heffernan that lives in Queens, New York. For his work on the show’s eighth season, James was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2006.
Kevin James made a cameo in the 2004 comedy film “50 First Dates”, after which he made his starring film debut in the 2005 romantic comedy “Hitch”.
Kevin James then went on to star in films like “Grilled” (2006), “I Now Pronounce You Chunk & Larry” (2007), “You Don’t Mess with the Zohan” (2008), and “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” (2009). In particular, last film “Mall Cop” enjoyed huge box office success, grossing around $219 million from ticket and home video sales. It even had a sequel, “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” (2015). Kevin James not only starred in both “Mall Cop” films, he was also the writer and producer for them.
Kevin James also appeared in “Grown Ups” (2010), which was a box office success despite negative critical reviews, and the 2013 sequel “Grown Ups 2”. Kevin James continued his comedy film work with “The Dilemma” (2011), co-starring Vince Vaughn; “Zookeeper” (2011), which he also wrote and produced; “Here Comes the Boom”, which he produced; and “Pixels” (2015). He has also starred in films produced by the online streaming giant Netflix, such as “True Memoirs of an International Assassin” (2016) and “Sandy Wexler” (2017).
Kevin James has also provided voice work for animated films like “Monster House” (2006), “Barnyard” (2006), “Hotel Transylvania” (2012), “Hotel Transylvania 2” (2015), and “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” (2018).. He returned to television work in September 2016 with his sitcom “Kevin Can Wait”, but it only ran for two seasons until May 2018.
Kevin James Work
While promoting his film “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry” in 2007, Kevin James acted as the grand marshal for the Pepsi 400 NASCAR Cup Series stock car race. Kevin James repeated this role in 2010 while promoting “Grown Ups”, in 2012 at the fall Talladega race to promote “Here Comes the Boom”, and in July 2013 at the Coke-Zero 400 to promote “Grown Ups 2”.
In July 2009, the web series “Dusty Peacock” debuted and began streaming on Crackle. It was produced by James, and starred his brother Gary Valentine.
Kevin James Wife:
Kevin James married actress Steffiana de la Cruz in California on June 19, 2004.
The couple first met in 2001 on a blind date. Together, they have four children.