Kevin Costner’s Net Worth 2023: Ever been curious to know how much Kevin Costner is worth. Well, you’re at the right place. To satisfy your curiosity read on, as we take you through the biography, salary, earnings, and net worth of Kevin Costner. You’ll also learn how the Yellowstone actor made his money.
Who is Kevin Costner and How Much is He Worth?
||Kevin Michael Costner
|Date of Birth
||January 18, 1955 (age 68)
||Actor, Filmmaker, Musician, and Songwriter
||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
||United States of America
|Source of Wealth
Kevin Costner is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and songwriter with an estimated net worth of $300 million. Costner whose acting career span decades has made numerous appearance in a whole lot of movies, films, series and dramas.
He has played both supporting and leading roles in numerous movies including, “The Untouchables”, “No Way Out”, “Bull Durham”, “Field of Dream”, “Dances with Wolves”, “Hidden Figures” “Let Him Go”, “Yellowstone”, “Man of Steel” and a whole lot of others.
Over the course of his career, Costner has received numerous nominations and awards. So far, he has received two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Awards.
So how much do you know about Kevin Costner? Read on as we take a look at how Kevin Costner began his journey to fame.
Kevin Michael Costner was born on January 18, 1955, in Lynwood, California, United States of America. He is the son of William Costner (father) who was an electrician and Sharon Rae (née Tedrick), who was a welfare worker.
Costner is the youngest of three boys, the middle of whom died at birth. He and his family grew up in Campton, California. Kevin is of English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. He was raised a Baptist.
For his education, Costner attended Mt. Whitney High School, where he was in the marching band. Thereafter, he moved to Orange Country, subsequently graduating from Villa Park High School in 1973. He proceeded to California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) where he obtained his BA in marketing and finance in 1978.
Costner picked interest in acting and dancing while in his final year at college. He made his film debut in the film “Sizzle Beach, U.S.A”. In 1982, he made a brief appearance in the film “Night Shift”.
A year later, Costner appeared in a commercial for the “Apple Lisa” and “Table for Five”. He also had a small role in the film “Testament” that same year. Costner was cast as Alex in the film “The Big Chill”. In 1985, Costner had his breakout role in the film “Silverado”.
Two years later, he achieved movie star status following his appearance as federal agent Eliot Ness in “The Untouchable” and his role in the thriller “No Way Out”.
In 1990, Costner partnered with Jim Wilson to form the production company Tig Production. The company’s first film was “Dances with Wolves” which Costner directed and starred in. For his role in the movie, he won two Academy Awards.
In 2000, Costner played Kenneth O’Donnell in the film “Thirteen Days”. Going forward, Costner made appearances in “the Guardian”, Mr Brooks”. In 2008, his Tig Productions company metamorphosized into Tree House Films.
He also made appearances in “Swing Vote’, and “Rumour Has it”. Costner played Jonathan Kent in the film “Man of Steel’. He also starred in the miniseries “Hatfields & McCoys”. For his role, he won several awards.
In 2014, he was cast as Thomas Harper in the spy movie “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”. Four years later, he appeared in the TV series “Yellowstone”. In 2019, he played the voice of Enzo the dog in “The Art of Racing in the Rain”.
Costner is also a singer in the country-rock band, “Kevin Costner & Modern West. With the band, Costner has released several albums, some of which have been a huge success.
You might be eager to know more about Kevin Costner’s personal life. Kevin Costner has been married on two occasions and has seven children from three separate relationships.
His first marriage was to Cindy Silva in 1978 and divorced in 1994 after 16 years. During their marriage, they had three children, daughters Annie (born 1984) and Lily (born 1986), and son Joe (born 1988).
Following his divorce, Costner had a brief relationship with Bridget Rooney. The relationship produced a son, Liam Timothy (born 1996). During that period, he also dated Brigit Cunningham and Elle Macpherson.
On September 25, 2004, Costner tied the knot with his girlfriend of four years, Christine Baumgartner in his ranch in Aspen, Colorado. So far, the marriage has produced three children, sons Cayden (born 2007) and Hayes (born 2009), and daughter Grace (born 2010).
Social Media Engagement
Kevin Costner has a huge number of followers on his social media profile. He has over 638,000 followers on his Instagram account. On Facebook, Costner has over 2.1 million followers. He also has over 296,000 Twitter followers.
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Awards and Achievements
Kevin Costner has received numerous awards and recognitions over the course of his career.
Kevin has won two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, six Golden Raspberry Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and one Primetime Emmy Awards.
He has also received other honours which include
- Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement (1992).
- World of Little League Museum Hall of Excellence (2000).
- The Hollywood Walk of Fame (2003)
- César Honorary Award (2013)
- Hall of Great Western Performers (2019).
Kevin Costner Net Worth, Salary and Earnings 2023
As of February, 2023, Kevin Costner has an estimated net worth of $300 million. Costner’s primary source of income is his acting career which has spanned over two decades. He has earned a considerable amount over the course of his career.
Kevin earned $15 million each for his role in “Dragonfly” and “Thirteen Days”. He also earned $14 million for his role in “Waterworld”. For his roles in “JFK” and “Dances with Wolves”, he earned $7 million and $3 million respectively. He earned $1.5 million for his role in “Bull Durham”.
Costner makes $500,000 for every episode of “Yellowstone”. For his appearance in season one, he earned $7 million. His salary in seasons two and three stood at $5.5 million and $6.5 million. His salary in the series might grow as the episode counts grow in seasons four and five.
Costner was also the owner of a company Ocean Therapy Solutions, which he sold in 2010 for an undisclosed amount. He also earns money from his music tour and album sales.
Real Estate Investments
Kevin Costner has a lot of investment in real estate. Costner owns a 160-acre property in Aspen that features three lakefront homes. He acquired the property for an undisclosed amount in three separate transactions. However, it is known that the third transaction went for $7.3 million.
In 2006, Costner paid $28.5 million for a 17-acre undeveloped plot of land overlooking the ocean. In 2017, they tried to sell an additional 10-acre property in Carpinteria for $60 million. The price was reduced to $49 million a year later, subsequently taking it off the market. In 2009, he sold a 7-acre property in the same area for $25 million.
Kevin Costner is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and songwriter with an estimated net worth of $300 million. Costner who had a tough time getting a job has grown to become one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. He has worked his way to the top through sheer hard work and dedication.