Kevin McKidd Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 May, 2021
Facts of Kevin McKidd
Date of Birth: 1973 , August-9
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Kevin McKidd
Father Neil McKidd
Mother Kathleen McKidd
Nationality Scottish
Birth Place/City Elgin, Moray
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Movies and Television series
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $83,000 per episode
Married Yes
Married to Arielle Goldrath
Children Four
Divorce Jane Parker
Education Seafield Primary School, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh's Queen Margaret University
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Trainspotting, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, De-Lovely, AfterLife, and more
TV Show Rome, Journey-Man, Grey's Anatomy, Star Wars Rebels, North Square, and more
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Kevin McKidd is a British actor, TV director, and occasional singer who is famously known for portraying Owen Hunt in ABC's Grey's Anatomy. The actor has been part of TV series like Rome, Journey-Man, as well as films such as Trainspotting and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Moreover, McKidd has also done voiceover for the popular game Call of Duty franchise.

Bio-Wiki: Parents & Education

Kevin McKidd was born on August 9, 1973, in Elgin, Moray, Scotland. He is the son of his parents, Kathleen McKidd, a secretary, and Neil McKidd, a plumber.

At the age of seventeen, he was a worker at The Macallan distillery in Speyside. He went to Seafield Primary School, followed by Elgin Academy, and was also one of the members of the dramatic group, Moray Youth Theatre.

He attended the University of Edinburgh, followed by studying drama at Edinburgh's Queen Margaret University. There he joined Bedham Theatre and became a member of The Improvers.

As of 2021, the actor aged 47 and stands tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.81 meters. He holds Scottish nationality. 

Acting Journey: Popular Role In 'Grey's Anatomy'

Kevin McKidd, 47, who is famous among fans especially girls for his Scottish accent kick-started his acting career in the drama film Small Faces in 1996. The same year, he acted in the black comedy-drama film Trainspotting and appeared in two TV series, Father Ted and Kavanagh QC.

He has since appeared in films and television series like Regeneration, Hideous Kinky, The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns, North Square, and more.

Kevin McKidd as Owen Hunt in ABC's Grey's Anatomy SOURCE: [email protected]

From 2005-2007, he was cast as Lucius Vorenus in the historical drama series Rome. Since 2008, he is playing the popular role of Owen Hunt in ABC's Grey's Anatomy alongside Ellen Pompeo, Kate Walsh, Katherine Heigl, and Justin Chambers.

Some of his other notable TV shows and movies are Star Wars Rebels, Made of Honor, Journeyman, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, and Tulip Fever.

How Much Is Kevin McKidd's Net Worth?

The 47-year-old actor has a whopping net worth of $2 million as of May 2021. He gathered all his riches throughout his successful acting career. He makes around $83,000 per episode.

Grey's Anatomy star also bags good fortune from his social media. He garners $5,283 to $8,805 from his Instagram @therealkmckidd with 2.6 million followers.

Furthermore, the actor has worked in Chris Columbus' directorial film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, which was made under a $95 million budget and grossed over $226.4 million at the box office.

Married Twice - Blessed With Four Children

Grey's Anatomy actor McKidd has been married twice. He is currently married to his second wife, Arielle Goldrath. The two exchanged wedding vows in a Jewish ceremony on January 13, 2018. 

Grey's Anatomy actor Kevin McKidd with his wife and children SOURCE: [email protected]

They welcomed their first baby son, Aiden McKidd, on 13 May 2018. Later, Goldrath gave birth to their second baby daughter, Nava James McKidd, on July 27, 2019.

Prior to Arielle, Kevin was married to his first wife, Jane Parker. They got married in 1999, but after eighteen years of togetherness, they divorced in December 2017. 

They share two children, a son Joseph McKidd, born in 2000, and a daughter Iona McKidd, born in 2002.

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