Kyra Sedgwick Wiki (Net Worth, Bio, Age, Husband)
Born in New York City, US, Kyra Sedgwick is a seasoned actor, director, and producer, whose works have won her several awards. The most popular role she had ever played is that of Deputy Chief Branda Leigh Johnson, a main cast in The Closer, through which she won a 2007 Golden Globe Award and 2010 Emmy Award.
Kyra was born on August 19, 1965, to both Henry Dwight Sedgwick and Patricia Dwight Sedgwick. Her father was a venture capitalist while her mother worked as a speech teacher and therapist.
Her childhood was spent around her siblings- Two brothers and a sister. Their names are Mike Stern, Robert Sedgwick, and Holy Sedgwick, the other girl.
Her family lineage shows that she is a descendant of some historic figures including William Ellery, one of the people that signed the Declaration of Independence, and Samuel Appleton. There are several other notable affiliated to her by blood.
When Kyra was just four, her parents separated and divorced two years later. Her mother later became the wife of Ben Heller, an Art Dealer.
Kyra’s earlier education was completed in Friends Seminary. She later attended Sarah Lawrence College but later went on to study theatre studies at the University of Southern California.
Kyra’s Sedwick Relationship
Kyra Sedgwick is married to another popular actor, Kevin Bacon. They have been together since 4th September 1988 and have two children- Sosie and Travis.
The couple has been together for 29 years and has inspired several families around the world. They have both maintained a clean sheet as regards extra affairs, scandals, or rumors.
Kyra Sedgwick Networth and Awards
Her first appearance was on Another World, a soap opera that brought her to the limelight at the age of 16. Here, she plays the role of Julia Shearer, Liz Matthew’s troubled granddaughter.
Later, she has featured in Lanford Wilson’s Lemon Sky recreated into a TV version. She was later featured in several other movies including Singles, Phenomenon, and Something to Talk About as well as Heart and Souls.
Later, she was portrayed as a Jewish Immigrant in a TV film that later became well known, Miss Rose White. In 2004, she was cast for Secondhand Lions for the role of Mae Coleman. Then, in 2007, she was cast for Stella Peck in another Hollywood Movie, Game Plan.
Alongside her husband, Kevin Bacon, she acted in The Woodsman, a 2004 movie. The most important role she ever played, Depute Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, was in the TV series, The Closer, which lasted between 2005 to 2012. The series, however, got a sequel called Major Crimes.
Her role in this series brought her a lot of fame and awards as she was given a 2007 Golden Globe Award. This award was soon followed by the star honor on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Later in 2015, she began the production of Proof, a Tv Series she brought to the limelight in 2015 through TNT. She has been nominated for 48 awards including for the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for the best-supporting actress as a result of her role in the Something to Talk About. She had won 8 awards in all.
Her successful career has not only given her fame but also brought her fortune. Sedgwick began earning $300000 per episode in 2007 for The Closer TV series.
She is currently worth $16 Million and is known to get a salary of $350000, annually. Sedgwick has been booked to play a lead role as Jean Raines, a character in My Village, an ABC comedy. The series has been accepted by ABC and has gotten a chance of name to Call Your Mother.
Rumors and Scandal
Kyra Sedgwick and her husband, Kevin Bacon became the stories for several headlines after they were scammed through Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.
People began to rumor that their relationship was been affected by this problem. The family, however, has ensured the information was dispelled and that their union is still intact.
Kyra Sedgwick’s Body Measurement
Kyra has taken her time to maintain her body structure. Consequently, she is 5 feet and 6 inches tall. Her weight is 49 kg. She has a figure of 30-23-33, shooting out her hourglass shape.
Moreover, her eyes are dark brown, which complements her curly blonde hair. She openly declared that she had plastic surgeries and did several ones like Botox, Face-lifting, and lip filling.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Kyra Sedgwick has an impressive social media presence. She can easily boast of 96.7k followers on Twitter and another 120k on Instagram. She, however, does not have an official Facebook account.
Her Director’s Role
She has directed several shows. In 2017, she made her directorial debut through ‘Story of a Girl’, which is a TV movie. Later in 2019, she directed an episode in ‘God Friended me’. Also, in 2019, she directed the role of an episode in Grace and Frankie.
Also in 2019, she got to direct a TV movie, Girl weekend. Later, she directed the ‘Jessica Rabbit’ episode in In the Dark. A month later, on July 28, she got to direct an episode in City on A Hill. On December 31, 2019, she also got to direct ‘The Transfer Agent’ episode in Ray Donovan.
In 2019, she directed the 139th Episode, Dilman, of Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Honors and Accolades
- 2001: She won the DVD Exclusive Awards for the best actress through Labor Pains.
- 2005: She won the Copper Wing Tribute Award at the Phoenix Film Festival.
- 2007: She won the Golden Globe Awards for the TV Series Best Actress for her role in the Closer.
- 2009: She got inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which made her get a star at 8356 Hollywood, Bld.
- 2013: She won the President’s Award organized by the Society of Camera Operators.
- 2017: She got the John Cassavetes Award, which she got at the Denver International Film Festival.
- 2017: She became the recipient of the Best Female-Directed Narrative Feature for her role in the Story of a Girl.