Kendall Schmidt was born on the 2nd November 1990, in Wichita, Kansas USA, and is an actor, singer-songwriter and music producer, but perhaps best known for playing Kendall Knight in TV series “Big Time Rush” (2009-2013). Schmidt is also a member of the boy band with the same name, and a member of pop duo Heffron Drive alongside Dustin Belt. Kendall has been active in the entertainment industry since 2001.
Have you ever wondered how rich Kendall Schmidt is as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Schmidt’s net worth is as high as $12 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry. In addition to being seen on television, Schmidt has also appeared in movies, which have improved his wealth too.
Kendall Schmidt Net Worth $12 Million
Kendall Schmidt is a son of Kathy and Kent Schmidt and grew up in Kansas with his brothers Kenneth and Kevin Schmidt, who are also actors. At the age of five, Kendall appeared in a Chex TV commercial, then when he was ten, his family moved to Los Angeles.
In 2001, Kendall debuted on television in an episode of “Raising Dad”, and later appeared in two episodes of “Gilmore Girls” (2001-2002). Between 2002 and 2004, Schmidt had minor roles in such TV series as “Frasier”, “ER”, and “CSI: Miami”. From 2009 to 2013, Schmidt played Kendall Knight in 75 episodes of “Big Time Rush”, the series which follows the story of a boy band members who are trying to make it in the music industry. Most recently, Kendall worked in the show called “School of Rock” (2016- ) and has appeared in three episodes thus far.
In 2008, Schmidt and Dustin Belt formed a band called Heffron Drive, and they released one album “Happy Mistakes” in 2014. In 2010, the Big Time Rush released its debut album entitled “BTR”, which achieved multi-platinum status in the US and recorded sales of over 3,000,000 copies worldwide, peaking at the No. 3 on Billboard 200, while it reached No. 14 on UK Albums chart. It also topped the US Kid Albums and US Digital Albums, with the singles “’Til I Forget About You”, “Boyfriend”, and “Worldwide” being the most popular song from the release. In 2011, the band recorded their second album “Elevate”, which reached No. 12 on the Billboard 200, and No. 72 on the UK Albums Chart, achieving multi-platinum status with over 2,000,000 sales – “Music Sounds Better With U” and “Windows Down” were the singles from the album, which increased Kendall`s net worth by a large margin. In 2013, their latest album “24/Seven” came out and peaked at No. 3 position on Billboard 200 chart.
Regarding his personal life, Kendall Schmidt is apparently in a relationship Micaela Von Turkovich. He is noted for having eight tattoos on his body: Scorpio zodiac sign, belt buckle, Peace sign with Fire, Water, Earth and Air, a fan bracelet, stitched up heart on his sleeve, boots, a Sugar Skull, and a tattoo of his dog Sissy. Also, in his free time he enjoys hockey.