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Alec Baldwin – Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Family

Alec Baldwin - Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Family

Alec Baldwin is an American actor, comedian, and producer. Baldwin’s acting career on television began with a good start when he received a role on the NBC soap opera “The Doctors.” He took over as the voice of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends in 1988, taking George Carlin’s spot as the show’s narrator.

This article covers detailed information about Alec Baldwin, his career, family, personal life, and net worth.

So, without any further ado, let’s get started –

Alec Baldwin’s Biography and Early Life

Alec Baldwin's Biography and Early Life
Alec Baldwin’s Biography and Early Life

Alexander Rae Baldwin, the eldest child of Carol Newcomb of Syracuse and Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr., was born on April 3, 1958, in Amityville, New York, and raised in the neighborhood of Nassau Shores in Massapequa. His three younger brothers, Daniel, William, and Stephen, also pursued acting careers. Additionally, he has two sisters named Jane Ann Baldwin Sasso and Elizabeth “Beth” Baldwin Keuchler.

Alec was brought up as a Roman Catholic along with his siblings. They have French, English, and Irish origins. Baldwin is a descendant of Mayflower passenger John Howland through his father, making him the 13th generation of his family to be born in North America and the 14th generation to reside there.

Baldwin played football for head coach Bob Reifsnyder while attending Alfred G. Berner High School in Massapequa. Baldwin was a busboy at Studio 54, a renowned discotheque in New York City. He studied at George Washington University from 1976 to 1979. He was unsuccessful in his bid to become student body president in 1979. Former American president Richard Nixon, with whom he shared a friendship, wrote him a handwritten letter urging him to take the defeat as a lesson.

He then shifted to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University (NYU), where he studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute with Geoffrey Horne and Mira Rostova. Afterward became a member of the Actors Studio. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from NYU in 1994.

Career

Alec Baldwin’s acting career on television began with a good start when he received a role on the NBC soap opera “The Doctors” in 1980. He took over as the voice of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends in 1988, taking George Carlin’s spot as the show’s narrator.

He followed a career in theatre and made his Broadway debut in the play “Loot” in 1986. His next performance was the popular comedy show Serious Money, starring Caryl Churchill. In 1991, Baldwin won an Obie Award for Best Actor for his performance as the lead in Prelude to a Kiss, which had a sold-out off-Broadway run.

Baldwin returned to the stage in 1998, starring alongside Angela Bassett in Shakespeare’s Hamlet at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre in New York City.

In 1987, he made his movie debut as the lead in “Forever Lulu.” The following notable films are – Tim Burton’s bizarre comedy “Beetlejuice,” “Married to the Mob,” “Talk Radio,” “Working Girl,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Miami Blues,” and “The Hunt for Red October.”

Even after his breakup with Basinger in the early 2000s, Baldwin played lower-profile supporting roles in films such as Pearl Harbor and The Cooler. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for The Cooler, The Aviator, Along Came Polly, and The Departed.

Alec Baldwin Age, Height, Weight

Alec was born on April 3, 1958, and is currently 65 years old as of 2023. Alec stands at 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) and weighs around 75 kilograms.

Alec Baldwin Wife

Alec Baldwin Wife
 

Baldwin and Kim Basinger, who played lovers in the movie The Marrying Man, first crossed paths in May 1990. The couple wed on August 19, 1993, and Ireland Basinger Baldwin was born on October 23, 1995. They announced their separation on December 5, 2000, and on September 3, 2002, they finalized their divorce.

Alec Baldwin later started dating Manhattan-based yoga instructor Hilaria Thomas in August 2011. That August, Baldwin and Thomas relocated and moved from the Upper West Side to Greenwich Village. The pair got engaged in April 2012, and on June 30, 2012, they were wed at New York City’s St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral. Together, they are parents of seven kids.

Hilaria is a Boston-born yoga instructor, businesswoman, and podcaster. She was born on January 6, 1984, and is currently 39 years old. Hilaria is also a founding member of the Yoga Vida chain of yoga studios, which is situated in New York.

Hilaria Baldwin is said to be of English, French, Canadian, German, Irish, and Slovak ancestry.

Hilaria, however, asserts that she grew up in a Spanish-speaking family and frequently visited Spain. After establishing International Integrators, a group dedicated to alternative health, her parents relocated to Mallorca in 2011. Her father was an attorney, and her mother was a physician and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School.

Alec Baldwin’s Net Worth

Alec Baldwin has an estimated net worth of around $70-75 Million as of April 2023.

Baldwin has displayed his acting range in films like Beetlejuice, Working Girl, The Hunt for Red October, The Cooler, The Departed, and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. All these notable works have helped Alec to gain such a massive net worth.

Alec Baldwin Daughters

Alec’s first daughter, Ireland Eliesse Baldwin, is an American fashion model. She was born on October 23, 1995. Ireland is the daughter of actors Alec and Kim Basinger and was born in Los Angeles. Ireland Baldwin began acting and modeling in 2013 and has since appeared in editorials for publications like Grazia and the movie Grudge Match.

In 2007, when she was 11 years old, her father left her a scandalous voicemail that garnered media attention. Her father described her as “a rude, thoughtless little pig.”

With Hilaria, Alec has three daughters Carmen Gabriela Baldwin who is 9 years old and was born in 2013. María Lucía Victoria was born in 2021 and is currently 2 years old. The third daughter Ilaria Catalina Irena was born recently in 2022. Other than daughters, Baldwin has 4 sons from Hilaria.

Alec Baldwin Brothers

Alec Baldwin Brothers
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Alec Baldwin has three brothers who also work in the film industry. These are –

Daniel Leroy Baldwin

Daniel is the second oldest of the four Baldwin brothers. He was born in the United States on October 5, 1960.

In the NBC TV series Homicide: Life on the Street, Baldwin played Detective Beau Felton. He has also been in some films, including Ned Blessing: The True Story of My Life (1992), Mulholland Falls (1996), Vampires (1998), and many others.

From 2017 through 2019, he presided over The Daniel Baldwin Show on Syracuse radio station WTLA. Additionally, he served as the host of the television program truTV Presents: World’s Dumbest. He went on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in February 2009 and acknowledged his problem with cocaine addiction.

William Joseph Baldwin

On February 21, 1963, William Joseph was born in the United States. He is the second-youngest of the four Baldwin brothers and a member of the Baldwin family. In addition to the Netflix series Northern Rescue (2019), he has been in the films Flatliners (1990), Backdraft (1991), Sliver (1993), Virus (1999), The Squid and the Whale (2005), and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. William Joseph Baldwin is wed to Chynna Phillips, a singer.

Stephen Andrew Baldwin

Stephen is an American actor, producer, and director who was born on May 12, 1966. He has acted in many films, including Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Posse (1993), 8 Seconds, Threesome, The Usual Suspects (1995), Bio-Dome (1996), and The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000).

Stephen Andrew Baldwin also appeared on Celebrity Big Brother 7, where he finished ninth in the UK, and Celebrity Apprentice. He also acted in the 1989–1992 television series The Young Riders. He was the director of the Christian skateboarding DVD Livin’ It in 2004.

Alec Baldwin’s Nationality, Religion, Ethnicity

Baldwin’s nationality is American. He and all of his siblings are of Irish, French, and English ancestry, and they are raised as Roman Catholics.

FAQs

How many kids does Alec Baldwin have?

Alexander Rae Baldwin has eight kids. Through his marriage to Kim Basinger, he has one daughter. Alec Baldwin has seven more children with his current wife, Hilaria, whom he has been wed to since 2012.

What is the net worth of Alec Baldwin?

Alec Baldwin has an estimated net worth of around $70-75 Million as of April 2023.

Alec Baldwin’s Ethnicity?

Alec and his siblings are of Irish, French, and English ancestry.

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