Kevin Spacey, is an iconic actor, film director, screenwriter and producer. His role as Francis Underwood in the Netflix original series, “House of Cards”, earned him a global recognition.
The Oscar award winning actor Kevin, has featured in blockbusters movies like “The Usual Suspect”, “Seven”, “A Time to Kill”, “American Beauty” and “Outbreak”.
- Nationality: New Jersey, United of America
- Date of Birth: July 26, 1959
- Occupation: Actor/Producer
- Net Worth: $120 Million
With over 2 decades of experience in acting, Kevin Spacey is one of the A-list actors we have in Hollywood industry. See Also: TY Burrell Net Worth ($30 Million) and Biography
Kevin Spacey Biography
Kevin Spacey Fowler was born in South Orange, New Jersey to Thomas Geoffrey Fowler(Father), a Technical writer and data consultant and Kathleen Ann(Mother), a Secretary. He has three other siblings Julie Ann, Randall Fowler and Rob Stewart.
At age 4, Spacey family moved to Southern California. He attended Northridge Military Academy and Canoga Park High School followed by Chatsworth High school and graduated in 1977. Kevin attended Los Angeles Valley College briefly. For two years he studied at the prestigious NYC’s Julliard school.
Kevin Spacey is a very private person regarding his relationship. He has been romantically linked with April Winchell and the affairs was rumored to only have lasted for 1 year. His longest relationship was with a scriptwriter Dianne Dreyer, from 1992-2000. Despite being a successful actor, Kevin has never being married.
He came out as gay in October 2017.
Kevin Spacey Net Worth And Career Path
Kevin Spacey, first appearance on a professional stage was as a spear carrier in a NY Shakespeare Festival performance back in 1981. He also appeared in a Broadway production of Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts as Oswald. In the production of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night, he acted as Jamie, the eldest son of Tyrone.
His first major TV appearance was on Crime Story‘s second season premier. He played the role of an American senator. Spacey won a Tony Award in 1991 for his role as Uncle Louie in Neil Simon’s production of Lost in Yonkers.
In 1995, Spacey went on to win awards for Best Supporting Actor for his performances on The Usual Suspects, Seven and Outbreak.
In March 2011, Spacey played the role of Frank in the Netflix Original Series “House of Cards”. For his role in the TV series, he ended up winning a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama and a Screen Actors Guild nomination.
All together Spacey has acted in more than 50 films which includes; “Pay it Forward”(2000), “The Life of David Gale”(2003), “Superman Returns”(2006), “Casino Jack”(2010) and “Elvis & Nixon(2016)”.
Kevin Spacey Net Worth
His movies have taken in nearly $2.5 billion worldwide. He has appeared in more than a dozen movies that have earned more than $100 million in the global box office. Four of his movies have earned more than $300 million, including “Superman Returns,” which took in $391.1 million; “A Bug’s Life,” which earned $363.4 million; “American Beauty,” which earned $356.3 million; and “Se7en,” which took in $327.3 million. Spacey starred in 2017’s “Baby Driver” and “Billionaire Boys Club”.
Spacey earned $5 million for the first two seasons before doubling his salary to $9 million for season 3. See Also: Sofia Vergara Net Worth ($200 Million) and Biography
On October 2017, Anthony Rapp an actor accused Kevin of sexual assaults in an alleged encounter in 1986. He accused Kevin of making sexual advances towards him when he was just 14-years old. Initially Kevin, denied the accusations, but later apologized to Rapp for his behavior that day.
Furthermore, the Oscar winning actor has been hit with multiple sexual allegations from people he has worked with onscreen and off screen.
Following those allegations, he was fired from Netflix’s “Houise of Cards, his biopic “Gore Vidal” was cancelled and he was removed from Ridely Scott’s biographic film “All the Money in the World”.