Kyra Sedgwick: Eveything About American Actress

Kyra Sedgwick is a well-known American actress, director, and producer who has been Brenda Leigh Johnson’s crime drama “The Closer.” In 2007, she received the Golden Globe and 2010 Emmy Award for her TV series role. She is also noted for her recurring appearance in Brooklyn Nine- Nine’s procedural comedy series. Kyra Sedgwick’s Net Worth is $45 million.

Early Life Of Kyra Sedgwick

The mother was a speech and education specialist, while her dad was a venture capitalist. Kyra was born in the year 1965. Patricia (Rosenwald) and Henry Dwight Henry Sedgwick V were her parents. New York City is her home town, so she was not a new face on American soil.

Her mother, Patricia, is an educational/family therapist and a speech teacher. Her father, Henry Dwight Sedgewick V, invested heavily in corporate companies. Sedgwick’s parents divorced in Kyra’s early childhood, and then her mother married an art dealer, Ben Heller.

She identified herself as Jewish because her mother was similar, but her father was of English heritage.

Sedgwick is a descendant of history’s better individuals, including Judge Theodore Sedgwick and the singer William Ellery, Endicott Peabody, and Henry Dwight Sedgwick III’s granddaughter.

She is also the actor’s sister Robert Sedgwick, guitarist Robert Sedgwick’s half-sister, actress Edie Sedgwick, writer John Sedgwick’s niece R&B song singer George Nozuka’s aunt.

Later, her mother married a well-known art dealer, Ben Heller, and then her parents divorced.

Sedgwick graduated from the Friends Seminary and consequently attended Lawrence University Sarah. She has graduated from the University of South California with a theatre degree.

Kyra pursued a career involving stage, screen, and TV. Kyra has the potential to be an actor, and she makes her compassionate.

Career Of Kyra Sedgwick

  • When she played Julia Shearer’s role in the popular TV soap opera “Another World,” Kyra Sedgwick began her work at 16. She depicted Lanford Wilson’s role in “Lemon Sky” in 1988.
  • In the 1990s, she has been featured in several Hollywood popular films such as ‘Heart and Souls’ (1993), ‘Murder in the First’ (1995), ‘Low life’ (1995), ‘Losing Chase’ (1996), ‘Critical Care’ (1997).
  • When she played a Jewish immigrant at the Emmy-winning TV movie, the householder was Sedgwick, ‘Miss Rose White.’
  • In the 2003 ‘Secondhand Lions’ and 2005’s ‘Loverboy,’ she showed Mae Coleman’s role.  She and her husband appeared in the 2004 film ‘The Woodsman,’. In ‘Batman: Mystery of Batwoman’. She also provided her voice for Batwoman’s fictional superhero character.
  • ‘The Closer’ television series, widely recognized from 2005 to 2012, remembered Sedgwick. The TV drama television series, which appeared on the TNT network for one season, was also produced.

Kyra Sedgwick Net Worth and Salary

Kyra Sedgwick is an award-winning US actress with a $45 million net worth. This is a net value combined with her partner, Kevin Bacon, aged 30 and over. By playing in films, TV, and video, Kyra Sedgwick established her net worth.

She played her first role on TV when she appeared in the Another World at 16. She then started to be seen for TV movies and videos in many movies.

Sedgwick named as the Best Leading Singer in 2007 and awarded a Primetime Emmy for Excellence in 2010 with the Golden Globe during this series’s airing.

 In 2005 and 2006, she has won two Best Actress Satellite Awards and a People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Drama Diva in 2009. Sedgwick has appeared in many films, including ‘The Game Plan,’ ‘Phenomenon,’ ‘Heart and Souls’ and several others. Her TV series and sitcoms include ‘Ally McBeal,’ ‘Amazing Stories,’ ‘Miami Vice,’ and an ABC Afternoon Special episode, and television movies.

Kyra gained $150,000 per episode in the early season of “The Closer.” She earned $250,000 in the middle seasons. She earned $350,000 per episode by the end of the season.

Awards & Achievements

In her acting career, Sedgwick received many awards and nominations. She was awarded the Golden Globe award in 2007 for her role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson in the TV series ‘The Closer.’ At the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards, she also won the lead actress Awards.

In the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television 2009, she was given a star. During the Denver International Film Festival, she was awarded the John Cassavetes Prize in 2017. Apart from those, here are some highlighting awards which she earned.

  • Won Copper Wing Tribute at Phoenix Film Festival in 2005.
  • In 2013, the Society of Camera Operators honored her with the President’s Award.
  • Has won the John Cassavetes Award at Denver International Film Festival in 2017.

Personal Life Of Kyra Sedgwick

Kevin Bacon, a famous actor, married Sedgwick in 1984. She discovered later in 2011 that she and her husband were ninth cousins in the TV show Finding Your Rocs.

On the set PBS edition of Lemon Sky, Kyra Sedgwick met her husband, Kevin Bacon. They had two children, and they got married in 1988; Sosie Ruth Bacon (born 1992) and Travis Sedgewick Bacon (born 1989).

The couple worked together in the video ‘It’s a New Day’ during Barack Obama’s presidential victory in 2008. In the plays, Pyrates, Murder in the First, The Woodsman, and Loverboy, they also starred together. Now she is living in Connecticut with her husband and two children.

Real Estate Business Of Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra and Kevin spent 2.5 million dollars to purchase a house in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles in December 2011. According to public records, the couples also own a 40-acre country property in Sharon, Connecticut, which they acquired in the 1990s. They also have a huge apartment overlooking New York City’s Central Park.

Kevin, Krya, and Bernie Madoff:

It is confirmed that Kevin and Kyra have been some of the victims of the huge Ponzi scheme of Bernie Maddoff. Kevin and Kyra allegedly lost a substantial portion of their total net worth. The losses are supposed to amount to tens of millions of dollars, up to 30 to 40 million dollars.

Some of the Famous Quotes from Kyra Sedgwick

Quote 1: 

“He put a ring in the toe of a stocking. On Christmas Eve, we opened our stockings and it was there at the bottom of the toe. Then he got down on his knees and he was shaking.”

Quote 2: 

“I do it because I want to exercise people’s compassion and I do it because I really believe that for some reason what I do is important and meaningful.”

Quote 3: 

“While it is challenging working with a kid because they’re so of the moment all the time. My acting style is to try to take something from my life that the character can relate to and that I can relate the character to.”

Quote 4: 

“It’s that I’m 39. I feel hot and sexy, actually, I feel it inside myself. I don’t feel dried up and tired and no longer interested in sex is what I’m trying to say.”

Quote 5: 

“I think that certainly, my choices empower me.”

Quote 6: 

“Hollywood movies are run on fear and they don’t want to make bold choices. They, generally, speaking want to keep things status quo. That’s not really interesting for me.”

Quote 7: 

“After 14 years, it better be a real marriage, you know? We do have a great time together. We are really lucky.”

Wrapping Up

Kyra Sedgwick’s Net Worth has estimated at over $50 million in January 2021.

Kyra Sedgwick is one of the world’s most famous actresses. At a very young age, she began her career and made her name by hard work and determination. In 2013, the Society of Camera Operators awarded her with the President’s Award.

Her successful career as a television and film actress has made this enormous fortune. She also engages in different live concerts, events, and shows on the stage, contributing significantly to her net worth.