Ken Jenkins

Inside Biography

American actor Ken Jenkins is famous for playing Dr. Bob Kelso / Dr. Kelso in the medical comedy-drama TV series Scrubs (2001–2009). Similarly, she is also known for his roles in Last Man Standing, The Sum of All Fears, Courage Under Fire, and Cougar Town.


Ken Jenkins was born on August 28, 1940, in Dayton, Ohio, the United States. He is an American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Regarding Jenkins' education, in 1958, he graduated from Wilbur Wright High School. Later, he attended Antioch College.

Career And Net Worth

Ken Jenkins joined Actors Theatre of Louisville in 1969 and worked as a company member for 3 years. Then, he began his professional journey as Larry in the film What Comes Around in 1985. 

After that, Jenkins appeared on several episodes of TV series as Homefront, The X-Files, Babylon 5, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Wiseguy, Early Edition, and Beverly Hills, 90210. Eventually, in 1996, he grabbed the spotlight for playing 1996 film Courage Under Fire starring Denzel WashingtonMeg RyanMichael MoriartyMatt Damon, and Scott Glenn.

CAPTION: Ken Jenkins as Dr. Bob Kelso in Scrubs SOURCE: Gazette Review

Additionally, Ken became the part of movies like The Wizard of Loneliness, Executive Decision, The Abyss, Air America, Last Man Standing, Fled, Gone in 60 Seconds, I Am Sam, The Sum of All Fears, Matewan, and Psycho.

From 2001 to 2010, 80 years old actor became a part of the hit TV show Scrubs portraying Dr. Robert Kelso starring Zach BraffSarah ChalkeDonald FaisonJohn C. McGinleyDave Franco, and Neil Flynn. Moreover, he also featured in the sitcom Cougar Town between 2010 to 2015.

Ken Jenkins' Net Worth In 2020

Talking about Ken Jenkins' fortune, he is yet to reveal the exact figure of his net worth. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to be around $3 million

All of his worth is collected from his films, series, commercials, and endorsement deals. No doubt, he earns hundreds of thousands of salary from his successful acting career.

Father Of Three Kids With Ex-Wife

5 feet 7 inches tall Jenkins is currently married to an actress and playwright Katharine Houghton. The couple tied the knot on January 1, 1970.  

Previously, Ken exchanged the wedding rings with Joan Patchen in 1958. The duo shares 3 children, sons: an actor Daniel Jenkins (Jan 17, 1963), Matthew Jenkins, and Joshua Jenkins. Unfortunately, the pair divorced in 1969.

by samikshya, 16 Sep, 2020

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