Kevin Selleck is an American musician and actor. Kevin Selleck had gained attention when he performed in Magnum P.I. which was released in 1980 and Scream 2 produced in 1997. He likes to keep his personal matters away from the public.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Selleck was born in 1966 as Kevin S. Shepard in the USA. He is known as the son of the former model and actress Jacqueline Ray and stepson of veteran Hollywood actor Tom Selleck. On August 7, 1987, Kevin Selleck was adopted by Tom Selleck, the iconic actor when he was nineteen years old. Tom was previously married to Kevin’s mother. He is 54 years old. His nationality is American. His religion is Christianity.
Kevin’s mother Jacqueline Ray is a retired American model and actress. She is best known for her significant positions in Beyond the Universe‘s 1981 film. Ray’s other popular film parts include In Like Flint and Outpost Zeta’s The Killings. She was also featured on the TV shows.
Tom Selleck is an American actor, film producer, California Army National Guard veteran, and National Rifle Association (NRA) spokesman. Thomas Magnum as a private investigator in the television series Magnum, P.I.from 1980 to 1988, as Peter Mitchell in Three Men and a Baby, and also as NYPD Commissioner Frank Reagan in Blue Bloods on CBS since 2010. Kevin has one half-sibling known as Umeko Ray and a stepsister named Hannah.
Tom and Ray’s marriage lasted just a little over, and they separated in August 1982. Even though they divorced, Kelvin remained with Tom Selleck as he helped him sail his life. Kelvin was raised together with his step-sister named Hannah Margaret Selleck.
Kevin graduated from Southern California University, and he began playing volleyball like his stepfather.
Career and Profession Life
Kelvin started his musical career by joining the American rock band ‘Tonic’ as a drummer in 1993. He and alongside others four formed the rock band Tonic which consisted of Emerson Hart – the lead vocal and rhythm guitarist, Jeff Russo – lead guitarist and backup vocals, Dan Lavery – the bass guitarist and also backup vocals, and Dan Rothchild – a bass guitarist and backup vocals, while he manned the drums in 1993.
They released their first album titled Lemon Parade in July 1996; the album had the singles Open Up Your Eyes; If You Could Only See and Soldier’s Daughter. The singles featured on the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 airwaves for 57 weeks in all and the album later became platinum. In 1997, Kevin got into a fight with one of the members of the band and eventually quit the group. After separating from the band, he started his acting journey.
Eventually tried again with one of his friends to find his way back in the music industry by forming yet another band, sadly, the venture backfired as they had trouble launching out despite all the financial and moral support given to him by his stepfather, Tom Selleck. Due to his father’s influence, he starred in the TV series Magnum, P.I. in 1980, and Scream 2 in 1997 of which he wrote the soundtrack for the project.
Since then he has not been active in Hollywood. But he is still pursuing his career as an actor. Despite several attempts, he has not been able to successfully convert his attempts into a long-lasting career but he has not been the one to stop trying.
Awards and Nomination
Tom received many awards such as Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award for Magnum, P.I. Likewise, he also got nominations including several Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Award, and Golden Apple Award.
Kevin’s net worth is estimated at $18 million dollars. He has earned his wealth from his successful career as a musician and actor. His stepfather Tom has a net worth of $45 million dollars, and he receives a salary of around $150 thousand per episode in his Hollywood movies. Also, his net worth is around $1 million dollars.
Kevin Selleck is married to Annabelle Selleck. They married on 7th August 1987. Kevin and Annabelle married at a private place where only their close friends and family were present. They have six children together. They have tried a lot to keep their personal information away from the media. Kelvin has become a changed person and is trying his best to look after their family now
When Kevin was 22 years old, he was addicted to drinking alcohol. Also, his credit card company filed a case against him after he was due $6,000 in 2011. Then his father did continuous effort to get him on track and got him better.
Selleck also had a lot of family issues like his birth mother made headlines in 2014 that she hired a Hitman, Luis Baker with the sum of $12,000 to kill Kelvin’s half- sister’s husband, Bauchum Leon who she alleged was abused emotionally and physically her daughter, Umeko Ray. And she is serving for an 18-years jail term.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Kevin stands the height of 6 feet 3 inches tall. He has black eyes and brown hair. Hence, other information is not available at the moment.
Kelvin doesn’t use any social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has and is trying his best to keep his personal matters far from the media.