Kevin Bacon, an American actor and musician, is popularly known for numerous movies and dramas especially Footloose, JFK, Mystic River and many more. Apart from the filmy world, he is recognized for his game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. Kevin Bacon Net worth has successfully increased after his outstanding performance. A full bio is given below.
An icon known for his outstanding performance Kevin Bacon was born on July 8, 1958. Kevin, who contributed lots in the filmy sector, has appeared in about 288 TV episodes, 110 Series, 74 Features film, 50 TV special, 39 video, 27 TV movie, 11 short film, TV mini-series, TV short, Video Game. Kevin’s major genres are talk-show, drama, documentary, thriller, history, comedy, music, biography, action, animation, game-show and many more.
Bacon was raised by Edmund Norwood Bacon, an urban planner, architect, educator and author and his wife Ruth Hilda Holmes, teacher. He was the youngest child among the six. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
As he had an acting skill since his early age, he was enrolled to Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts at the age of 16. Then to Julia R. Masterman School. Regularly, Bacon joined the Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Then, the knowledge enabled him to solidify his passion for the arts.
By the age of 17, with a passion of enhancing an acting career, he left his home.
Then he appeared in a production at the Circle in the Square Theater School. Afterward he had his debut in the National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978). But he didn’t gain what he was expecting.
Though he wasn’t able to gain an attention, he never stops. Instead, he began auditioning for small roles in Theater. He worked on television soap operas Search for Tomorrow (1979) and Guiding Light (1980-81) in New York.
He appeared with a prominent role in Friday the 13th and further worked in several films including Getting Out at Phoenix Theater, Flux at Second Stage Theater during 1981-82. In 1982 he won Obie Award for Forty Deuce and gradually appeared in Footloose (1984), She’s Having a Baby (1998), Tremors (1990), Flatliners (1990) and Apollo 13 (1995), the woodsman (2004), The Following (2013-2015) and so on.
Bacon has appeared in a major advertising campaign. Based on the concept of his Six Degree and his various film roles for the EE mobile network in the United Kingdom. He worked as a commercial spokesperson for egg industry U.S. in 2015.
Besides his acting career, Bacon is good in singing. Thus,he has formed a band called The Bacon Brothers in 1995 along with his brother Michael, Emmy Award winning composer. Their band has released 6 albums by 2013. Forosoco is their first album on 4 November, 1997.
Kevin, before his marriage to Kyra Sedgwick, was dating Tracy Pollan. Pollan is an actress and popular for television series Family ties.
They dated from 1981 to 1986. The reason behind their breakup is not public yet. He is currently married to Kyra Sedgwick. The couple met while doing Lemon Sky (1987) and married the next year (September 4, 1998). They had starred together in Murder in the First, The Woodsman, Pyrates and other.
The couple were blessed with two children named Sosie Bacon (March 15, 1992) and Travis Bacon (June 23, 1989).
Kevin Bacon was handed different awards for his work. Some of them are: Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Murder in the First (1996), Screen Actors Guild Award for Apollo 13 (1996), Boston Society of Film Critic Award for Mystic River (2003), Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actor Guild Award for Taking Chance (2010) and Saturn Award for X-Men: First Class (2011). He was also nominated for numerous films under different category and associations.
Kevin Bacon Net worth is estimated to be $50 million. If his progress continues in the same manner Kevin Bacon Net worth is expected to be huge in near future. Acting, game, music are the sources of Kevin Bacon Net worth.
Pies and boots and dogs and gratitude. Happy day and love to all https://t.co/pnGex3W5pE— Kevin Bacon (@kevinbacon) November 23, 2017