Kevin James Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
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Kevin James is the real definition of a devoted comedian and television actor. He is one of the vast personalities in the acting industry. Kevin’s super cute and super talented character will never come to be replaced by anyone. He has incredibly won billions of hearts with his remarkable acting both in movies and TV shows. He is a comic naturalist who rose to stardom thanks to his excellent series of Everybody Loves Raymond and much more.
In his formative years, Kevin wore a severe kind of personality. He came to welcome his nutritious sense of humor early in his native home. James was surrounded by the impartial type of friends and relatives while growing up. He began to discover the ultimate power of laughter when he joined a public speaking class. At his middle age, he still looks young and very energetic.
Early And Childhood Life
On 26, April 1965, Kevin James Knipfing was born in Long Island, Mineola, New York, United States. He is the son of an insurance agent, Joseph Valentine Knipfing and Janet a devoted housewife. Kevin’s first career majored in Sports Management where he studied at the State University of New York. After three years in the catalog, he realized that wasn’t his calling. He dropped out and started to hone his comic talent in an entertainment theater and countable groups.
Subsequently following the footsteps of his elder brother Garry, Kevin joined his comedy journey. He was first given the play, and the results he gave were all positive. You know the crowd reaction and confidence within ruled his day. He deposited all his energy by going to different clubs with Garry. That is where he realized that he had the zeal for comedy.
For eleven good years, James Kevin has performed stand-up comics, and in the process, he met Ray Romano. In 1983, Ray was given a big break, and that’s where Kevin began to search his Star title. In 1992, he was given a platform in The Tonight Show where he made a killing. His lucky break came in 1996 where he joined the ‘Just for Laughs’ comedy festival. Later on, Kevin landed a regular role on Romano’s sitcom; Everybody Loved Raymond in 1996.
Further, James received his developmental deal when The King of Queens debuted with the higher rating. With this success, James started to be featured in supporting roles such as 50 First Dates that welcomed him into the big screen fraternity. In 2006, his effort with his longtime friend Ray made them be voiced in several animated films such as Monster House and the Barnyard.
Kevin’s steadfast love for comedy maintained his comical position over the coming years. He has majored in humor films like Grown Ups1 and 2, Zookeeper and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry. His most significant fame came when he played nine recurrent episodes of ‘The King of Queens’ sitcom as Doug Heffernan.
From 2006 to 2017, Kevin James has earned the fruits of his toil by receiving different recognitions. He was nominated as the Outstanding Leading Actor in 2006, Most Inspiring Performance in ‘Here Comes the Boom’ movie, NRJ Cine Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Teen and Razzie awards and much more.
Kevin James went on a blind date and met the love of his life, Steffiana de la Cruz. After dating for two years, they got married on June 19; 2014. The couple has four children; three daughters, Sienna, Shea Joelle, Sistine and a son; Kannon Valentine. In his free time, James loves to watch a basketball, especially the New York Knicks and New York Jets. He shares a very close friendship with Bas Rutten, a retired MMA fighter.