Kyra Sedgwick is a famous American actress. She starts her career from television. Now she is renowned on the big screen as well. Sedgwick got recognized worldwide for working a lead role in a TV series, “The Closer.” Kyra always wanted to be on the big screen since her childhood. At the age of sixteen, she cast in a TV series, “Another World.” Kyra Sedgwick’s net worth is around $45 million.
Kyra Sedgwick (full name Kyra Minturn Sedgwick) was born in New York, America, on 19 August 1965. Her mother, Patricia Heller, was a family and educational therapist. Whereas her father Henry D. Sedgwick works as a venture capitalist.
Kyra belongs to prominent family background. Her great grandfather founded a school named “Gorton School.” Whereas, Edie Sedgwick (her cousin) was a famous pop artist and her brother Robert is a well-known actor. Kyra is the niece of John Sedgwick.
Sedgwick was only six years old when her parents took a divorce. Later, after the divorce, she, along with her mother, move to the Upper Eastside of New York to live in her stepfather’s (Ben Heller) house. Her stepfather was an art dealer. Patricia Heller was a huge fan of theater.
She knew many of the celebrities from Broadway. Kyra’s mother encourages her to take an interest in theater and arts. At the age of twelve, she performed on stage for the first time in her school play “Fiddler on the Roof.”
Beginning of Career
Kyra got the first professional opportunity to work as an actress at the age of sixteen. She cast in a TV series “Another World” But Kyra always wanted to be on the big screen. Over the decade, she starred in many small roles of TV series. These small roles help her to build a strong resume.
In 1985, she cast in a lead role as Cindy Eller in A Modern Fairy Tale. Moreover, she was also a part of a TV film, “Lemon Sky.”
Later, in 1989, Kyra got her most significant break in an “Oliver Stone’s Born On the Fourth of July” as a supporting actress. Because of her excellent performance, she got reorganization in Hollywood, as this movie starred Tom Cruise.
Meanwhile, in the same year, she starred in “Miss Rose White” as a Polish woman who moved to New York. Later, this movie won the Emmy Award.
In 1992, she got the lead role in “Cameron Crowe’s Singles” She worked along with Chris Cornell, Bridget Fonda, Matt Dillon, and others. The story of this movie revolves around love life after college.
While working in Lanford Wilson’s play “Lemon Sky,” Kyra meets Kevin Bacon. At first, she thought he is arrogant and showing attitude towards her. But later she changed her mind and began to like her.
In 1988, both decided to knit a knot. Kyra was only 22 years old when she marries Kevin. After one year, she gave birth to Travis Bacon. After three years, Sosie Bacon born in 1992.
Kyra Sedgwick Personal Details
|Real Name||Kyra Minturn Sedgwick|
|Date of Birth||19 August 1965|
|Place of Birth||New York, America|
|Profession / Occupation||Actress|
Kyra Sedgwick Measurements
|Height||5'5 feet or 165 cm|
|Weight||121 pounds or 55 kg|
|Bra, Cup Size||32 C|
|Shoe Size||7.5 US|
|Dress Size||6 Us|
Kyra Sedgwick Family Details
|Spouse / Husband Name||Kevin Bacon|
|Father Name||Henry D. Sedgwick|
|Mother Name||Patricia Heller|
|Siblings||Sosie Bacon |
Kyra Sedgwick Net Worth
Kyra Sedgwick’s net worth is approximately $45 million. She earned the handsome amount of money from struggling in TV series until she reached on the big screen. She was cast in “The Closer” in 2007, and earn $300,000 each episode.
She starred in various successful movies, such as The Game Plan, Inside Out, Ledge, and others. Kyra performs numerous concerts, stage shows, and events. Kyra is known to be the most famous actress in Hollywood. In 2013, she horned with President’s Award by Society of Camera Operator.
Facts About Kyra Sedgwick
- Kyra Sedgwick belongs to a blue blood lineage family.
- When she was six years old, her parents divorced.
- She, along with her mother, start living with Ben Heller (Kyra’s stepfather).
- Sedgwick makes her first professional debut at the age of fifteen.
- Her husband was a co-star in Lemon Sky.