Kevin Costner Wife: Meet Christine Baumgartner


Kevin Michael Costner, born on January 18, 1955, in Lynwood, California, is an American actor, producer, film director, and musician.

Throughout his career, he has received various accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Costner grew up in Compton, California, as the youngest of three boys. Unfortunately, his second brother died at birth.


His mother, Sharon Rae (née Tedrick), worked as a welfare worker, while his father, William Costner, worked as an electrician and later as a utilities executive at Southern California Edison.

His father’s ancestors were German immigrants who came to North Carolina in the 1700s.

In addition, Costner has English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry. Raised Baptist, Costner was not an academic student.

However, he did enjoy sports, especially football, and took piano lessons. He also wrote poetry and sang in the First Baptist Choir.

At the age of seven, he watched the 1963 film How the West Was Won, which “formed” his childhood.

In 1985, Costner’s breakout role was in the western film Silverado, directed by Lawrence Kasdan.

He then appeared in several successful films such as The Untouchables (1987), Bull Durham (1988), and Field of Dreams (1989).

In 1990, he starred in and directed the epic Dances with Wolves, which won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Throughout the 1990s, he continued to star in and direct successful films, such as Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), The Bodyguard (1992), and Waterworld (1995).

In 2003, Costner starred in Open Range, which he also produced and directed.

He then appeared in several box office hits such as Man of Steel (2013), Hidden Figures (2016), and Molly’s Game (2017).

In addition to his film career, Costner has released two country music albums and has performed in various concerts.

Kevin Costner Wife: Meet Christine Baumgartner

Kevin Costner was married to Christine Baumgartner who has filed for divorce after 19 years of marriage.

The couple first met in 1999 when Costner was filming a movie in Aspen, Colorado. Baumgartner, who was working as a model and handbag designer at the time, caught the actor’s eye and the two began dating shortly after.

They tied the knot on September 25, 2004, in a private ceremony at Costner’s ranch in Aspen.

Over the course of their marriage, the couple welcomed three children together.

Their two sons were born in 2007 and 2009, and their daughter was born in 2010.

Costner has often spoken about his love for his family and how important they are to him.

However, it seems that the couple’s relationship has hit a rough patch.

According to reports, Baumgartner filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences.

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