Tuesday 20 June 2017

Kevin Costner

Kevin Michael Costner was born on January 18, 1955. An American director, actor, producer and a musician who is a shinning star with two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and one Emmy award. He has done remarkable performances in The Untouchables, Bull Durhman, Field of Dreams, The Bodyguard and Waterworld. For his role Devil Anse Hatfeild in Hatfields and McCoys earned a Screen Actor Guild Award for him.
In his television career he has won the Primetime Emmy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.

Kevin Costner Religion

He grew up in a family of Baptists devotee and like others he sang in the church choir. On the funeral of his The Bodyguard's co-star  Whitney Houston he stated that church "was our private bond"
As an adult now he is a  Christian believer who believes in afterlife and high power.   

Kevin Costner Political Views

Before 1955 Costner was a Republican supporter but later he shifted his opinion when he grew older. He never admits of being a Democrat but he acts like one. His commitment towards Environmental Activities makes him a liberal. 
In the elections of 2008 he campaigned for Barack Obama and at Colorado State University's rally he said "My generation didn't get it done, and we need you to help us."
In October 2014 he sent a tribute to British troops thanking them for their work.

Who is he dating?

In his college days he dated his fellow student Cindy Silva followed by their marriage in 1981. After three years the couple had three children subsequently Ann, Lily and Joe. After 16 years of their marriage the couple divorced in 1994. 
Later he had a brief relationship with Bridget Rooney and had a son named Liam. But later this couple divorced and Costner dated Birgit Cunningham for a short time span. In 1996 he was found to be dating the supermodel Elle Macpherson. 
On September 25, 2004 Costner married his 4 years rumored girlfriend who is a German Americn model and handbag designer Christine Baumgartner. They had their first child Cayden in 2006, another son Hayes in 2009 and a daughter Grace in 2010. 

Kevin Costner Hobbies

Costner was not much interested in studies but developed interests for sports, piano, poetry and he even sang in the First Baptist Choir. He has also developed astonishing horse riding skills which can be seen in many of his films. He is a great of U.K Arsenal Football Club and once booked a private helicopter to see the match of 2003. Sometimes he is seen to be practicing at Texas Longhorn Baseball and a close friend of baseball coach Augie Garrido. 

Interesting Facts

He is known as the "All American Man"

His father was a Ditch digger and an electrician.

He took night acting classes in his college days.

He played a disappointing role in Big Chill as a suicide victim.

Costner has got good relations with the Bush family. 

His first directorial movie Dance with Wolves earned seven nomination awards for Best Foreign Film at various international events. 

He supported Bill Clinton in the Presidential Race.

Ranked as 87th sexiest star in the Empire's magazine.

With Cindy he had the 5th most expensive celebrity divorce of around $80 million.