Kevin Spacey is an American actor, producer, and singer who became active in the 1980s. Kevin Spacey enjoyed a long and successful run in the entertainment industry until the career-denting harassment accusations surfaced in 2017.
As of 2023, Kevin Spacey's net worth is estimated to be $80 million.
|Net Worth||$80 million|
|Given Name||Kevin Spacey Fowler|
|Famous Name||Kevin Spacey|
|Source(s) of Fame||Actor, Producer and Singer|
|Date of Birth||July 26, 1959|
|Place of Birth||South Orange, New Jersey, USA|
Kevin Spacey Fowler was born on 26th July 1959 in South Orange, New Jersey to parents Thomas Geoffrey Fowler and Kathleen Ann. Spacey was raised alongside siblings Randy Fowler and Julie Ann Fowler Keir in Southern California.
Spacey attended Canoga Park High School for his 10th and 11th grades before joining Chatsworth High School. While at Chatsworth, Spacey began sharpening his life-long skill by starring in the school’s production of ‘The Sound of Music.’ He went on to graduate as co-valedictorian in 1977.
After his graduation, Spacey joined Julliard School in New York where he studied drama under the instruction of Marian Seldes. Besides his keen interest in drama, Spacey was also an aspiring stand-up comedian and often performed in bowling alley contests.
Spacey’s professional career began in the famous New York theatre scene. In 1982, he landed his first Broadway appearance and by 1986, his prowess in the scene was widely acknowledged. With his success in the theatrical scene came numerous opportunities including castings for small roles in films. By 1990 Spacey was landing roles both in film and TV and reached his peak in 1991 when he was recognized at Academy awards.
Besides his work on the screens, Spacey retained his love for live theatre and spent ten years as an artistic creator at the Old Vic in London. The role earned him the coveted Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire honor. Spacey’s career has been an overall success with appearances in films like; ‘The Usual Suspects,’ ‘A Time to Kill,’ ‘A Bug’s Life,’ and ‘Superman Returns.’ He has also conquered TV appearances with ‘Recount,’ ‘House of Cards,’ and his occasional appearances on SNL.
Throughout his career, Spacey has won four Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Academy Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a British Academy Film Award. He has also been a nominee for a Grammy Award and 12 Primetime Emmy Awards. Spacey also received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999.
Despite his incredible success over the years, Spacey has suffered a huge hit to his career as a result of harassment accusations brought against him by fellow actor Anthony Rapp. As a result of the development, Spacey was replaced in the film ‘All the Money in the World and removed from the final season of ‘House of Cards.’ Netflix also canceled his film ‘Gore’ and distanced itself from Spacey. A rumored comeback has been speculated however, no confirmation has been made.
Despite being in the industry for over 30 years, Spacey has managed to separate his public and private life. At the onset of his career, Spacey preferred to keep his relationships away from the media until a few outlets began speculating that he was gay. Spacey immediately shut down the rumors and publicized his relationship with Dianne Dreyer. Spacey has since been linked to Ashleigh Banfield in 2014.
However, in 2017 amidst the numerous accusations against him, Spacey decided to come out. He received backlash for trying to deflect the public from the grave accusations he was facing. Spacey has since been battling legal issues pertaining to these accusations. At the moment, Spacey’s relationship status is unknown.
Spacey is active on Instagram with 606k followers, 59k monthly listeners on Spotify, and 118k YouTube subscribers.
Despite the embarrassing and unforeseen fall of Spacey’s career, his positive impact on the live theatre community stands. His $80million net worth is proof of his prowess.