What is Kevin Dillon’s net worth and salary?
Kevin Dillon is an American actor who has a net worth of $10 million. Kevin Dillon first gained notoriety for his acting roles in films such as ‘Platoon’, ‘The Blob’, ‘No Escape, War Party’ and more. He is probably most famous for appearing on the HBO TV show ‘Entourage’.
In Entourage, he played Johnny “Drama” Chase, the older brother of the show’s fictional star, Vinnie Chase. Kevin was nominated for Emmy Awards in 2007, 2008 and 2009, as well as a Golden Globe in 2008, for his performance on Entourage. He also played drummer John Densmore in the 1991 film The Doors, and starred in the 2006 film Poseidon, which was a remake of The Poseidon Adventure.
Dillon was born on August 19, 1965 in New Rochelle, New York. He is the son of Mary Ellen and Paul Dillon and has one sister and four brothers. His mother was a homemaker, while his father worked as a portrait painter, sales manager, and golf coach at Fordham University. His father often painted portraits of famous golfers, some of which are now on display at the Winged Foot Golf Club in New York. The family is of Irish origin, and his paternal grandmother’s brother, Alex Raymond, was the creator of the famous comic, “Flash Gordon”.
Kevin attended Mamaroneck High, along with his older brother Matt Dillon, (born a year earlier in 1964), who is also a film and television actor. Kevin has three other brothers, Paul Jr. (also an actor), Brian and Tim, and one sister, Katy Scholz.
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Kevin attended the New York School of Visual Arts and started acting in high school, but wanted to be an actor like his older brother Matt. Kevin’s first acting role was in the television movie, No Big Deal, where he played a juvenile delinquent who has trouble adjusting to his new school. In April 2006, Kevin married actress/model Jane Stuart in Las Vegas. They would eventually have a child together before divorcing in 2017. Kevin also has a daughter from a previous relationship.
During high school, Dillon had decided he wanted to pursue a career in acting. His older brother Matt was also interested in acting and had booked a role in the film ‘Tex Party’. While visiting him on set, Dillon was spotted by an agent and the two decided to work together. He booked his first role in 1983 when he was 18 years old in the television movie No Big Deal. Two years later, he booked a bigger role in the 1985 film Heaven Help Us as the character Ed Rooney. The following year, he received wider attention for his role in ‘Platoon’, a war film directed by Oliver Stone.
In 1988, he appeared in the remake of the 1958 American science fiction film The Blob. Although the film received mixed reviews, it has since gained a cult following. He also booked roles in the films “The Rescue” in 1988, “Immediate Family” and “When He’s Not a Stranger” in 1989. For all three films, he received nominations at the Young Artist Awards. He also played drummer John Densmore in the 1991 film The Doors, based on the band’s real-life story. To prepare for the role, he spent time with the real drummer, Allan Schwartzberg.
He entered television in the 1990s, with his first role in an episode of “Tales from the Crypt” in 1993. He also appeared in three episodes of “NYPD” in 1998 and then booked the lead role of Paul DeLucca . in That’s Life, which ran from 2000 to 2002. He also continued to book film roles during this time, including parts in True Crime, Gone in the Night, Stag, Misbegotten “. ” and “Hidden Agenda”. “, among others. He appeared in the 2006 film ‘Poseidon’ which was a remake of ‘The Poseidon Adventure’. One of his most popular films during this time was the 2009 film Hotel for Dogs, which made over. $117 million at the worldwide box office.
Dillon booked his most prominent role to date in 2004 when he was cast as the character Johnny “Drama” Chase in the series ‘Entourage. The series was very popular and garnered many award nominations and wins. his role in 2007, 2008 and 2009. He also received a Golden Globe nomination in 2008. The series ended in September 2011 after a total of eight seasons. Dillon later reprized his role as Chase in the film adaptation of the series, Entourage. ”, in 2015.
After “Entourage” ended, Dillon booked a role on “How to Be a Gentleman”, appearing in a new episode in 2011 and 2012. He also appeared in “TripTank” in 2015, “Blue Bloods” in 2017 and ‘Creepshow’ in 2021. On the movie front, he appeared in ‘The Throwaways’ in 2014, ‘Underdogs’ in 2015 and ‘A Day to Die’ in 2022.
Dillon married actress Jane Stuart in Las Vegas on April 21, 2006. At their wedding, Dillon’s former “Entourage” co-star, Jerry Ferrara, was his best man, and his co-star, Kevin Connolly, led him down the aisle. Dillion and Stuart had their first child together, a daughter named Ava, in 2006. Dillon also has another daughter, Amy, who was born from a previous relationship in 1991 that he has never discussed publicly.
Dillon and Stuart remained together when Dillion filed for divorce in 2016. Their divorce was not finalized until November 2019 and was the result of several years of legal battles, during which time Dillon revealed that their marriage was actually still over. since 2008 as Stuart had moved. A year after their divorce was finalized, the two are back in court for a child support dispute.
Following the divorce. Dillon was romantically linked to singer and musician Amy May. Dillon lives in Los Angeles but travels frequently to New York. He likes to play golf in his spare time.
Net worth details
As part of the 2019 divorce proceedings, Kevin’s ex-wife filed motions alleging that she stopped receiving tuition money from Dillon for their child and that he offered to start paying again only if she agreed to accept give up $7,0000 a month in spousal support. She estimated that Kevin’s net worth was around $10 million. Court filings claimed that Kevin owns $5 million in real estate, $3 million in liquid assets and $1 million in retirement accounts. The same filings claimed that Kevin earned about $16 million during his career since 2006, most of which came from Entourage.
The salary and earnings of the entourage
In his eight seasons as the main performer on Entourage, Kevin earned $11 million. At its peak, it earned $150,000 per episode. He then earned $2 million to appear as the lead performer in the 2015 film version of Entourage. Therefore, he earned $13 million appearing in Entourage between 2004 and 2015.