Kevin Costner’s 1st Wife Cindy Costner Wiki: Husband, Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Who is Cindy Costner?

Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Costner (née Silva) was born on 29 October 1956 under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, in California USA. She is a 65-year-old occasional actress, but is probably best recognized for being the ex-wife of the legendary Hollywood actor and filmmaker Kevin Costner.

How rich is she, as of now? Cindy Costner Net Worth

As of early 2022, Cindy Costner’s net worth is estimated at over $80 million, apparently the amount of money she received through her divorce settlement from her ex-husband Kevin Costner, whose fortune is estimated at over $250 million.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Cindy Costner spent her early years in California, where she was raised by her parents; however, there is no information about their names and professions; it’s also unknown whether she has siblings or is an only child.

She’s of Portuguese descent, belongs to Hispanic ethnic group, and holds American nationality; she is a Christian. Regarding her education, she attended a local high school and then enrolled into California State University, Fullerton to obtain her Bachelor’s degree, with a Biological-Science major.

Professional Career

Right after her graduation, Cindy Costner launched her career as an actress, initially working in Disneyland where she portrayed the role of Snow White. Her debut feature film appearance came in 1990, when she appeared next to her husband Kevin in his epic Western film “Dances With Wolves”, then had the part of Rosa in the 1998 film “LightWeight”. She also made an appearance in the documentary TV series “Biography” in 2003.


Besides acting, Cindy spent some time working in the field of marketing for Delta Airlines, and also served as a manager of her husband’s restaurant in Pasadena. She is also an entrepreneur who runs a restaurant/pub called Palms Café, located in Newport Beach.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Cindy Costner has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.70m), her weight is around 123lbs (56kgs), but information about her vital statistics, bra, dress and shoe size isn’t available.

Personal Life

Cindy Costner met her future husband Kevin Costner in the early 1970s, when both of them were attending the same college. They became romantically involved in 1975, and eventually exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony held on 11 February 1978.

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The two are the parents of three children – she gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Annie in April 1984, welcomed their second daughter named Lily in August 1986., and their third child, son Joe was born in January 1988. Unfortunately, they divorced in 1994 after being married for 16 years.

Who is her ex-husband? Kevin Costner Short Wiki/Bio

Kevin Michael Costner was born on 18 January 1955 under the zodiac sign of Capricorn, in Lynwood, California USA, but was raised in Compton, California by his father, William Costner, who worked as an electrician, and his mother, Sharon Rae (née Tedrick), who was a welfare worker. He has two elder brothers named Daniel Craig Costner and Mark Douglas Costner.


Due to his father’s career, the family moved frequently from place to place, so he lived in various parts of California. He attended Mt. Whitney High School in Visalia, eventually matriculating from Villa Park High School in 1973. He then graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and Finance from California State University, Fullerton in 1978.

Rise to Prominence

Kevin Costner made his film debut as John Logan in the independent film “Malibu Hot Summer”, which was filmed in the late 1970s, but wasn’t released in 1981 after he became a celebrity. His big break came in 1985, when he was cast as Jake in the Academy Award-nominated Western film “Silverado”, next to Kevin Kline and Scott Glenn.

His next major appearance came two years later, when he took the lead role of Eliot Ness in Brian De Palma’s crime film “The Untouchables”, sharing the screen with Robert De Niro, Andy Garcia, and Sean Connery. It was both a critical and commercial success, with Connery winning an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. The same year, he played the main role of Tom Farrell in the neo-noir political thriller film “No Way Out”, followed by his portrayals of Crash Davis in the 1988 romantic comedy film “Bull Durham”, and as Ray Kinsela in the 1989 cult sports fantasy drama film “Field Of Dreams”, both of which helped him to solidify his status as an A-list actor.


Worldwide Recognition

In 1990, Kevin Costner teamed up with producer Jim Wilson to establish the company called Tig Productions. Their first project was the epic Western film “Dances With Wolves”, which Kevin also directed and starred in; it’s the adaptation of Michael Blake’s book of the same title. The film was a huge box office success, grossing over $420 million on a $22 million budget, and earning 12 Academy Award nominations of which it won seven, in such categories as Best Director, Best Picture, and Best Adapted Screenplay, and others. It also earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Director – Motion Picture.

During the same year, he produced and featured as Cochran in the romantic film “Revenge”, directed by Tony Scott.

It was followed by his portrayals of the title character in the action-adventure film “Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves”, and as Jim Garrison in Oliver Stone’s epic political thriller film “JFK”, both released in 1991. For his performance in the latter, Kevin received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor – Drama. He then played Robert ‘Butch’ Haynes in the critically acclaimed crime film “A Perfect World” (1993), directed by Clint Eastwood, followed by producing and starring as Mariner in Kevin Reynolds’ post-apocalyptic action film “Waterworld” (1995).

Continued Success

In 1996, Kevin Costner was cast as Roy McAvoy in the romantic comedy film “Tin Cup”, which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.


He then achieved success in 2000, when he was praised for his performance as Kenny O’Donnell in the historical political thriller film “Thirteen Days”, directed by Roger Donaldson. His next critically acclaimed project was his 2003 Western film “Open Range”, in which he starred as Charley Waite, followed by his portrayals of Beau Burroughs in the 2005 romantic comedy film “Rumor Has It”, opposite Jennifer Aniston, and Jack in the 2010 drama film “The Company Men”, next to Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, and Tommy Lee Jones.

Two years later, he produced and landed the role of ‘Devil’ Anse Hatfield in the History Channel three-episode miniseries “Hatfields & McCoys”, for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, as well as a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television.

Further Work

In 2014, Kevin Costner played Thomas Harper in the action thriller film “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”, which is the fifth installment of the “Jack Ryan” film series, sharing the screen with Alec Baldwin, Ben Affleck and Harrison Ford. He then produced and starred as Elliott Anderson in the 2015 drama film “Black Or White”, which was followed by his appearance as Al Harrison in the 2016 biopic “Hidden Figures”, directed by Theodore Melfi. During the same year, he featured as Jonathan Kent in the superhero film “Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice”, which was a huge commercial success with more than $870 million grossed worldwide. Most recently, he took his first regular TV role of his career, when he joined the main cast of the Paramount Network neo-Western drama series “Yellowstone” (2018-present), starring in the role of John Dutton.

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