Who is Kevin Zegers?
Kevin Joseph Zegers was born on 19 September 1984 under the zodiac sign of Virgo, in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada. He is a 36-year-old actor, probably best recognized for landing the role of Josh Framm in the “Air Bud” film series, playing Damian Daalgard in The CW’s teen drama series “Gossip Girl” (2009-2011), and featuring as Oscar Keaton in the ABC crime and legal drama series “Notorious” (2016).
How rich is he, as of now? Kevin Zegers Net Worth
As of mid-2021, Kevin Zegers’ net worth is estimated at well over $1 million, earned through his successful involvement in the entertainment industry as a professional actor, who has worked on 75 television and film titles since he launched his career back in the early 1990s.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Kevin Zegers is of part-Dutch descent; he spent his early years in his hometown of Woodstock, where he was raised by his father Jim Zegers, a quarry worker, and his mother Mary-Ellen Zegers, who works as a teacher. He has two sisters named Katie and Krista – the former is also an actress. He holds Canadian nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. Regarding his education, Kevin went to St Mary’s Catholic High School in his hometown.
Kevin Zegers started pursuing his career at the age of six, when he made appearances in about 30 TV commercials, while he made his TV acting debut as Jeremy Morris in an episode of the CBC Television legal drama series “Street Legal” in 1992. It was followed in 1993 by his debut feature film appearance as little Mickey in the comedy film “Life With Mikey”, next to Michael J. Fox. He then landed a small role and shared the screen with his sister Kate in the 1994 horror film “In The Mouth Of Madness”, directed by John Carpenter”. Between 1994 and 1997, Kevin provided his voice to Mikey Ramon in the PBS animated children’s television series “The Magic School Bus”.
Concurrently, he also had the guest part of Kevin Kryder in the episode “Revelations” of the critically-acclaimed Fox sci-fi drama series “The X-Files” (1995), and then landed the recurring role of Sean Blake in the Global Television Network drama series “Traders” (1996-1997).
Rise to Fame
Kevin Zegers gained enormous popularity when he was chosen to play Josh Framm in Charles Martin Smith’s 1997 sports comedy film “Air Bud”, which was a commercial success, and earned him a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor. He would later reprise the role in its sequels, “Air Bud: Golden Receiver” (1998), “Air Bud: World Pup” (2000), and “Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch” (2002).
At the time, he worked on other projects; in 1998, he played Billy Hastings in the adventure fantasy film “Nico The Unicorn”, which was followed by his appearances as Jim Hawkins in the 1999 film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel “Treasure Island,” and Thomas Weiland in the 2000 romantic comedy film “Time Share”. His next major role came when he joined the main cast of the American prime time TV soap opera “Titans”, in which he played Ethan Benchley opposite Yasmine Bleeth. The series was broadcast on NBC from 2000 until it was canceled due to low ratings in 2001. He then played Josh Thomas in the Lifetime drama film “Sex, Lies & Obsession” (2001), and Darrow Raines in the Canadian-American independent coming-of-age drama film “Virginia’s Run” (2002).
In 2003, Kevin Zegers took the roles of Evan in the slasher film “Wrong Turn”, and Charlie in the Daytime Emmy Award-winning made-for-TV drama film “The Incredible Mrs Ritchie”, next to James Caan and Gena Rowlands. It was followed by his appearance as Terry in the action-horror film “Dawn Of The Dead”, which was a huge box office success with more than $100 million grossed worldwide on a $26 million budget. He then featured as Toby in the Academy Award-nominated independent comedy-drama film “Transamerica” (2005), opposite Felicity Huffman, and played Woody Deane in the romantic comedy film “It’s A Boy Girl Thing” (2006), directed by Nick Hurran.
Two years later, he shared the screen with John Malkovich and Tom Arnold in the drama film “Gardens Of The Night”, in which he starred as Frank. His next significant part came when he landed the recurring role of Damien Dalgaard in The CW’s teen drama series “Gossip Girl” (2009-2011), alongside Leighton Meester and Blake Lively. Concurrently, he played Dan Walker in the 2010 survival film “Frozen”, next to Shawn Ashmore and Emma Bell, and featured as Paul Dynan in the 2011 crime thriller film “The Entitled”.
In 2012, Kevin Zegers was cast as Mark Muir in the History Asia costume drama miniseries “Titanic: Blood And Steel”, which follows the lives of people who made the steamship Titanic.
It was followed by his portrayals of Alex in the urban fantasy film “The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones”, along with Lilly Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower, and Simon Brunson in the comedy-drama film “All The Wrong Reasons”, both in 2013. In the next year, he landed the main role of Owen Burke in the Fox crime drama miniseries “Gracepoint”, and then featured as Chuck in the thriller film “The Curse Of Downers Grove” in 2015.
His next main appearance came in 2016 with his portrayal of Oscar Keaton in the ABC crime and legal drama series “Notorious”; however, it was canceled after a single season. Thereafter, he played John Gullick in Elliott Lester’s thriller film “Aftermath” alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Kurt in the romantic comedy film “Another Kind Of Wedding”, both in 2017.
Kevin then starred in the role of Mel in the fourth season of the post-apocalyptic horror TV drama series “Fear The Walking Dead”, aired on AMC in 2018. Through 2018 and ‘19, he appeared as Toby Sellers in the Bravo / USA Network true crime anthology series “Dirty John”, followed by his portrayal of Chad in the 2019 thriller film “Nighthawks”, for which he was also an associate producer.
Most recently, Kevin played Beau Radnor in the Starz crime drama series “Power” (2019-2020), and then joined the main cast of the ABC legal comedy-drama series “Rebel” (2021), in which he had the part of Dr. Nathaniel Flynn.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Kevin Zegers has short dark brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.77m), while his weight is around 154lbs (70kgs). His chest size is 40, waist 32, and biceps size is 16. His shoe size is 10 (US).
Personal Life and Trivia
Kevin Zegers is a married man – his wife is agent Jaime Feld. After dating for six years, they became engaged in April 2013 and tied the knot in a ceremony held on 3 August of the same year. They welcomed twin girls they named Blake Everleigh and Zoe Madison in August 2015. The family currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
He is an animal lover, and has two pet dogs named Walter and Nugget. In his spare time he’s very active in sports, and enjoys playing basketball and ice hockey. He is also an avid golfer and weightlifter. He once played in the Hollywood Knights celebrity basketball team, to help raise money for local schools in Los Angeles.