Stephen Baldwin is a popular American actor cum producer. His notable characters are from the movies The Usual Suspects and Bio-Dome. He has also acted in TV series The Young Riders. But Stephen’s popularity rose after he took part in the reality show Celebrity Big Brother 7 and Celebrity Apprentice. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Stephen Baldwin in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Stephen Baldwin was born on 12th May 1966 in New York. His father was a football coach while his mother was a high school teacher. He was the youngest brother, and they were popular as the Baldwin Brothers. He also has two sisters, and he went on to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Stephen Baldwin had a Catholic upbringing.
In 1990, Stephen Baldwin got married to Kennya Deodato, who is a Brazilian graphic designer. They married after dating each other for three years. Following their marriage, his adopted the surname “Baldwin”. They have two daughters named Hailey and Alaia. He currently lives in New York’s Nyack along with his wife. He has been dedicated with only one woman in his life, and no other relationship is known about the actor. He has also dedicated himself to various charitable activities and has endorsed Donald Trump for the 2016 Presidential Elections.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 1987, Stephen Baldwin appeared in an episode of ‘American Playhouse’. He portrayed the role of William F. Cody in ‘The Young Riders’ from 1989 to 1992. In 1998, he was seen in the television miniseries called ‘Mr. Murder’. He was the host of ‘Scare Tactics’ in 2003. Baldwin was a contestant of the reality television series ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ in 2009. That same year, he participated in ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’. He was also a contestant of the shows ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ and ‘All-Star Celebrity Apprentice’. His other TV credits include ‘Night Visions’, ‘China Beach’, ‘Batman Beyond’, ‘Zebra Lounge’, and ‘Family Beyond’.
He made his movie debut in 1988 by appearing in the film ‘The Beast’. This was followed by appearing in ‘Last Exit to Brooklynn’. He then went on to appear in films like ‘Born on the Fourth of July’, ‘Bitter Harvest’, ‘Posse’, ‘A Simple Twist of Fate’, ‘8 Seconds’, and ‘Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle’. In 1995, he was seen in the film ‘The Usual Suspects’. This made him win the Awards Circuit Community Award and National Board of Review Award. His film credits from the ‘90s include ‘Scar City’, ‘Friends & Lovers’, ‘The Sex Monster’, and ‘Absence of the Good’.
In 2003, Baldwin was nominated for the DVD Exclusive Award for his role in the film ‘Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice’. He has also received a nomination for the Hoboken International Film Festival Award in 2008. His other film credits include ‘Faith of Our Fathers’, ‘Dino Time’, ‘The Genius Club’, ‘Shark in Venice’, ‘Six: The Mark Unleashed’, and ‘Lost Treasure’. His immense popularity also made him appear in the 2014 Italian film called ‘2047: Sights of Death’. In addition to this, Baldwin has served as the director of the documentaries ‘Livin’ It’ and ‘The Will to Drill’ released in 2004 and 2012 respectively.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth do you expect from a mid-card American actor who was popular more for reality shows? Well, Stephen Baldwin has a net worth of over $1 million. The main source of his income is his TV and movie roles which were not the lead roles, and that is why he could not make a huge deal of money. Besides, his venture as a producer did not go down well.
Even though he was not a very successful actor, he had been a true activist. His support for conservation politics and Christianity drew a lot of attention. He is more into directing and producing films at this stage of his career.