Kevin McKidd Net Worth

December 8, 2023
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Kevin McKidd was born on the 9th August 1973, in Elgin, Moray, Scotland, and is an actor, director and an occasional musician. He is best known for his roles of Tommy in Danny Boyle’s cult movie “Trainspotting” (1996), as Dan Vasser in 2007 NBC’s sitcom “Journeyman”, and most memorable as Dr. Owen Hunt in ABC’s medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy”. McKidd is also reprising his role of Tommy in the soon-to-be-released “T2 Trainspotting”.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this Scottish-American actor has accumulated so far? How rich Kevin McKidd is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Kevin McKidd’s net worth, as of early 2017, is over $2 million, acquired through his acting career which is now spanning over 21 years.


Kevin McKidd Net Worth $2 million


Kevin was born to a secretary, Kathleen and a plumber, Neil McKidd. After attending Seafield Primary School and Elgin Academy, Kevin enrolled at the University of Edinburgh where he began studying engineering. Parallel to his studies, he joined the university’s student theatre company, Bedlam Theatre and soon after decided to abandon his studies in order to pursue a full-time acting career. He debuted as an actor in 1994, when he was cast in the leading role in Robert Carlyle‘s “The Silver Darlings” stegeplay at the Rain Dog Theatre Company. This was followed by his big screen debut in Danny Boyle‘s 1996 drama based on Irvine Welsh’s eponymous novel – “Trainspotting”, starring as the gentle giant Tommy alongside Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller and Ewen Bremner. It is a fun fact that Kevin as Tommy is the only main character that was not featured on the movie’s advertising poster, as he left on holiday right after the filming was over. All these ventures provided the basis for Kevin McKidd’s net worth, and helped him to set the path towards a prominent acting career.

For his portrayal of Johnny in another Irvine Welsh’s novel movie adaptation “The Acid House” in 1998, Kevin McKidd was rewarded with the International Fantasy Film Award for the Best Actor. In 2000 he starred as Count Vronsky in BBC’s four-part historical miniseries “Anna Karenina”, and in 2002 appeared as Pte Cooper in Neil Marshall’s fantasy horror “Dog Soldiers”. For his performance of Frankie in the 2003 crime drama “16 Years of Alcohol”, McKidd was nominated for a British Independent Film Award, as well as for a prestigious BAFTA Award. A year later, he was cast as James Hepburn, the fourth Earl of Bothwell, Mary, Queen of Scots’ third husband in another BBC historical miniseries “Gunpowder, Treason & Plot”. For this performance, he was rewarded with a Biarritz International Festival of Audiovisual Programming award. It is certain that all these ventures helped Kevin McKidd to add a significant sum to his overall net worth.

Throughout the 2000s, Kevin appeared in a continuous streak of notable acting roles in moviemaking industry’s big names’ motion picture projects. He appeared in Ridley Scott’s 2005 historical spectacle “Kingdom of Heaven” opposite Eva Green, Liam Neeson and Orlando Bloom, and in 2007 in “Hannibal Rising”, a prequel to the 1991 cult horror “The Silence of the Lambs”. Apart from movies, McKidd also added several memorable TV series’ roles to his portfolio, such as the roles of Lucius Vorenus in “Rome” as well as Dan Vasser in “Journeyman”, for which he was nominated for the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Saturn Award. Doubtlessly, all these accomplishments have made a positive impact on Kevin McKidd’s wealth.

However, the real breakthrough in his acting career came with the role of Dr. Owen Hunt in ABC TV ‘s hit medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy”, appearing in 201 episodes of the show from its fourth season in 2008. He even produced several episode of the season seven, and for these engagements was rewarded with a Prism Award in 2010.

Additionally, Kevin had also voice-acted in several video games such as “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City”, “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” and “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3”, with all these achievements contributed to Kevin’s wealth.

Following his interest in music, in 2012 Kevin recorded “The Speyside Sessions”, a collection of Scottish folk songs released in aid of the Save the Children organization.

When it comes to his personal life, Kevin McKidd has been married to Jane Parker since 1999 with whom he has a son and a daughter. Since 2015, he and his family members have American citizenship.

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