Kyra Sedgwick

Inside Biography

Kyra Sedgwick is a well-known actor and producer. She is best recognized for her role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on the TNT's crime drama, The Closer. She won a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award for her role in the series. She is also known for her recurring role as Madeline Wuntch on the sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Her other film roles include Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Cameron Crowe's Singles (1992), Heart and Souls (1992), Phenomenon (1996), What's Cooking (2000), Secondhand Lions (2003), The Game Plan (2007), and The Possession (2012).

The actress is married to actor Kevin Bacon and shares two children; Travis Sedgwick and Sosie Ruth Bacon. The family lives on the Upper Side of Manhattan.

Early Life, Bio, And Family Of Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Sedgwick was born on the 19th of August 1965, in New York City, New York, U.S. She holds an American nationality belonging to the White-American ethnicity.

Kyra Sedgwick is the daughter of a speech teacher and a capitalist. She is sister to Robert Sedgwick, an actor, a half-sister to Mile Stern, the jazz guitarist, and is a niece to Job Sedgwick. She had to suffer her parents’ divorce at the early age of six.

The name of Kyra Sedgwick's father is Henry Dwight Sedgwick and her mother's name is Patricia Sedgwick. Her father was a capitalist while her mother was a speech teacher and a family therapist.

After graduating from Friends Seminary Kyra Sedgwick registered herself in Sarah Lawrence College but later she transferred herself to the University of Southern California. She has graduated with a degree in theatre studies.

Career In Films & TV Series

After Kyra Sedgwick's debut in 'Another World' at the early age of 16, she made her entry into the field of media. She appeared in Hollywood films like 'Singles', 'Something to Talk About', 'Heart and Souls' and 'Phenomenon'.

Later in 2003, Sedgwick played in 'Secondhand Lions' and then in 2007 she got popular from her movie 'The Game Plan'. She has dubbed her voice in some popular movies like 'Batman and Mystery of Batwoman'.

Sedgwick has also played in some television series like The Closer (2005-12, 109 episodes) which made her very popular in the media & even more, won her a Gloden Globe (in 2007) and an Emmy Award (in 2010). There, she shared the screen with the likes of J. K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gosset, among others.

After TV works in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2014-20) and Ten Days in the Valley (2017-18), the New York City native landed as Jean Raines in Call Your Mother (2021- Present) starring Joey Bragg, Rachel Sennott & Austin Crute.

Throughout her career, Krya's notable movie credits include Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990), The Woodsman (2004),  Cop Car (2015), The Edge of Seventeen (2016), and Villains (2019).

Net Worth & Salary 

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kyra Sedgwick has an estimated net worth of $45 million as of early 2021. Without any doubt, the acting career is the main source of her income, while her stints as a producer & director have aided in her fortune growth- she was worth $16 million in the early 2010s.

The IMDB reports, Sedgwick, while working in 'The Closer' was earning $250K per episode in 2007. Then it rose to $275Kin 2009-10 and jumped to $350K-an-episode.

Her husband Kevin Bacon is a millionaire as well; with the on-screen of more than 4 decades, the Golden Globe-winning actor has a $45 million net worth.

Together, Kyra and Kevin own multiple properties across the United States that are inclusive of 40-acre rural property in Sharon, Connecticut (bought in the 90s) and an apartment in New York City with views of Central Park. They are also the owner of the Los Feliz house, purchased in December 2011 for $2.5 million.

Reportedly, the duo was one of the victims of Bernie Madoff's ma s sive Ponzi scheme (considered one of the biggest scams in US history) and supposedly lost $30-$40 million.

"I see him as a sick man," Sedgwick told on CNN in 2012. "And I see us as adults who made a choice. And I see a lot of people who are so much worse off than we are..."

Mother Of Two With Husband Kevin Bacon- Married Life & Relationship

The Call Your Mother actress is married for more than 3 decades & is the mother of two children. who are both grown-ups & pursue a career in the entertainment industry? Sedgwick married Hollywood actor Kevin Bacon on September 4, 1988. 

But they have not opened up much about their courtship, though many obvious a s sumptions state that their common acting interest set up their chemistry.

Together, the veteran actors, as well as the couple, share 2 children: Travis Sedgwick Bacon and actress Sosie Ruth Bacon.

Currently, Krya and Kevin reside in New York City and also divide their time in their Los Feliz residence.  

She has won several awards due to her role as deputy chief Brenda Leigh Johnson in the television series 'The Closer'. She was honored with the Golden Globe Award in the category of Lead Actress and later in 2010.

Also, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for the same series. She also received an award as a star on the Hollywood Walk of fame for television.

Plastic Surgery

Although there has been a strong rumor about her doing a procedure of plastic surgery, no official confirmation has been made by her or her husband. Although it is informed that she had to suffer from an immobile forehead after the surgery, she hasn’t yet revealed it.

But in later days she has strongly voiced to stand against usage of any unnecessary cosmetics. This may be indicative of her being unhappy with her decision to undergo cosmetic surgery.

Kyra Sedgwick's Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Kyra Sedgwick stands at a height of 5' 5" (1.65 m) and weighs 49 kg. Her body measurement is 30-23-33.
  • The color of her eyes is dark brown and has curly blonde hair.
  • As of 2021, Kyra is aged 55 years old. 
  • In 2012, after appearing on the U.S. TV show Finding Your Roots, she learned that she and Bacon are tenth cousins.

by sanjeet, 16 Jan, 2014

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