Kevin Serge Durand was born on the 14th January 1974, in Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada, and is an actor best known to the world as Fred Dukes in the film “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” (2009), as Ricky in “Real Steel” (2011), and as Mogadorian Commander in “I Am Number Four”, among other roles. His career has been active since the mid-1990s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Kevin Durand is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Kevin`s net worth is as high as $1.5 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry.
Kevin Durand Net Worth $1.5 Million
Kevin is of part-French ancestry, and thanks to the ties he speaks French fluently. He is the son of Serge Durand and his wife Reina; Kevin grew up in his hometown and went to the St. Ignatius High School.
Kevin`s career began in 1997 with a brief role in the TV series “Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science”, and two years later he got his breakout role in Jay Roach`s comedy “Mystery, Alaska”, alongside Russell Crowe, Burt Reynolds and Hank Azaria. Before the 2000s began, Kevin also made an appearance in the film “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” (1999), which only helped him increase his net worth. Through 2001-2002, he played Joshua/Isaac in the James Cameron`s Golden Globe nominated TV series “Dark Angel”, also starring Jessica Alba, and he continued successfully through the early 2000s with roles in “Mob Princess” (2003), “The Goodbye Girl”(2004), and “The Butterfly Effect” (2004). Also in 2004 he was selected for the role of Agent Jay Swopes in the film and TV series “Touching Evil”. In 2006 he featured in the “Big Momma`s House 2”, and also appeared in “Smokin` Aces”, and “12 Hours to Live” the same year, which only added a substantial amount to his net worth.
In 2007, Kevin landed the role of Red in “Wild Hogs”, alongside such stars as John Travolta, Martin Lawrence, Ray Liotta and William H. Macy, and also had roles in “Who`s Your Monkey” and “3:10 to Yuma”, before in 2009 being selected for the role of Fred Dukes in the film “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”. With the beginning of the new decade, Kevin`s name became more known and he started to feature in blockbuster films, such as “Robin Hood” (2010), “I Am Number Four” (2011), “Real Steel” (2011),with Hugh Jackman, “A Dark Truth” (2012), directed by Damian Lee, “Resident Evil: Retribution” (2012), directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, then “Frutivale Station” (2013), and “Noah” (2014), all of which have increased Kevin`s net worth by a large margin. Also, he has been portraying Vasily Fet in the TV series “The Strain” since 2014.
In 2015, Kevin was selected for the role of Harbard, The Wonderer in the popular TV series “Vikings”, and most recently for the role of Lowell in the film “Tragedy Girls”, which will be released in 2017.
Regarding his personal life, Kevin has been married to Sandra Cho since 2010; the couple has a daughter together.
Liked to rap while attending St. Ignatius High School in Thunder Bay. He was the opening act for Maestro Fresh Wes at the local auditorium.
Named one of Canada's funniest new Comedians in 1994
He is of French-Canadian descent, and is fluent in French.
Due to his towering, muscular frame, he frequently plays imposing thugs and law enforcement types
[on filming Robin Hood] I think the most memorable moment for me was: Russell and I galloped up to the base of this castle that they built and he said, 'Take a good look at that castle and remember it, because they may not make movies like this anymore.'