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Date of Birth: 1965 , April-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Kevin James
Birth Name Kevin George Knipfing
Father Gary Valentine
Mother Leslie Knipfing
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Mineola, New York, United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor, TV personality
Net Worth $80 million
Married Yes
Married to Steffiana de la Cruz
Children Kannon Valentine James, Sienna-Marie James, Shea Joelle James, Sistine Sabella James

Quick Timeline of Kevin James

1965 Born in Mineola, New York
1989 Began his career as a Stand up comedian
1991 Appeared in The New Candid Camera
2005 First movie role
2002 Went on a blind date with Steffiana de la Cruz
2004 Married to Steffiana de la Cruz
2005 First child, Sienna-Marie James
2007 Second child, Shea Joelle James
2011 Third child, Kannon Valentine James
2015 Fourth child, Sistine Sabella James
2005 Won NRJ Ciné Awards
1996 Awarded in Montreal Comedy Festival

Detail Timeline of Kevin James

April 26 , 1965

Born in Mineola, New York

 Born as Kevin George Knipfing in Mineola, New York, United States of America to Janet James and Joseph Valentine Knipfing Jr., Kevin was raised in the upper class family. He is an American and is of German descent.

1989

Began his career as a Stand up comedian

One of the members of the high school wrestling team, Kevin is the graduate of Ward Melville High School. After that he joined State University of New York. There he also played in the varsity football team but sports career ended from there as he again suffered serious back injury. He then began his career as a standup comedian

1991

Appeared in The New Candid Camera

After he began his career as a standup comedian, he was offered several roles to appear in the television show and finally in 1991, he made his television appearance in The New Candid Camera. There his role was only to crack jokes. 

2005

First movie role

He has been seen in television shows and series since a long time but his feature film debut only came in 2005. He made his debut movie role in the romantic comedy movie, Hitch (film). Other major factor in that movie was Will Smith.

2002

Went on a blind date with Steffiana de la Cruz

He met love of his life Steffiana de la Cruz on a blind date and that was two years before they got married. This blind date was arranged by her interior decorator. They liked each other from their first meeting and began dating formally afterwards. 

June 19 , 2004

Married to Steffiana de la Cruz

On 19th of June 2004, Kevin got married to Steffiana de la Cruz. Steffiana de la Cruz is an actress and is known for her role in Zookeeper and Paul Blart: Mall Cop. She is also the former model and she is of Filipina descent. 

September 30 , 2005

First child, Sienna-Marie James

Sweet baby girl, Sienna-Marie James is his first child. After being married with love of his life, Steffiana de la Cruz for about a year, they together announced that they were expecting their first child together and they finally welcomed it on 30th of September. 

June 14 , 2007

Second child, Shea Joelle James

Be became father for the second time in his life in 2007. He and his wife, Steffiana de la Cruz announced with the start of 2007 that they were expecting their first child together and they finally welcomed it on 14th of June. 

April 24 , 2011

Third child, Kannon Valentine James

Steffiana de la Cruz also finally gave birth to a son. With the start of 2011, this sweet loving couple announced that they were expecting their third child together and they also claimed that this time it is different and they welcomed their first son on 24th of April. 

2015

Fourth child, Sistine Sabella James

He also became father for the fourth time in his life and that was with the start of 2015. He and his sweet wife, Steffiana de la Cruz welcomed their fourth child together in January 2015 and it was also a baby girl and they named her Sistine Sabella James. 

2005

Won NRJ Ciné Awards

One of the major awards he has ever won from his acting career is NRJ Ciné Awards. He got his nominated in this award in 2005 and that was for his role in the famous romantic comedy movie, Hitch. He won this award for Best Kiss (Meilleur baiser). 

1996

Awarded in Montreal Comedy Festival

He has also received several awards from his stand up comedian career. In 1996, he won one of the major awards in his life and that was in the Montreal Comedy Festival. There he was awarded with Just for Laughs. 

Content

Doug Heffernan of the television series The King of Queens is known in the real world as Kevin James and he is the famous actor and comedian from the United States. He is also popular for being the screenwriter, and producer.

Early Life & Education

Born as Kevin George Knipfing in Mineola, New York, United States of America to Janet James and Joseph Valentine Knipfing Jr., Kevin was raised in the upper-class family. He is an American and is of German descent.

Who is his Kevin James' wife?

On 19th of June 2004, Kevin got married to Steffiana de la Cruz. Steffiana de la Cruz is an actress and is known for her role in Zookeeper and Paul Blart: Mall Cop.

They were in love affairs before getting married and she was his girlfriend since the first they met each other. He is happy to have her as his loving spouse. Together they have been parents four times.

Career as an actor & TV Personality

One of the members of the high school wrestling team, Kevin is the graduate of Ward Melville High School. After suffering the back injury, he desired to continue on his education and then joined the State University of New York.

There he also played in the varsity football team but sports career ended from there as he again suffered a serious back injury. He then began his career as a standup comedian and then finally made his debut acting appearance in 1996 in the television series, Everybody Loves Raymond.

Salary And Net Worth

For his role in The King of Queens, he earned the salary of $500,000 per episode and his net worth is $80 million.