Quick Facts of Terry Kinney

  • Full NameTerry Kinney
  • Net Worth$5 Million
  • Date of Birth29 January, 1954
  • NicknameTerry
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceLincoln, Illinois
  • Ethnicity Caucasian white
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActor, Director
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1978-Present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseElizabeth Perkins (m. 1984; div. 1988) Kathryn Erbe (m. 1993; div. 2006)
  • Height6 feet (1.83 m)
  • EducationIllinois State University
  • Children2 - Maeve Elsbeth Erbe Kinney (b. 1995), Carson Lincoln Kinney (b. 2003)
  • Horoscope Aquarius

In Hollywood over the past years, many actors have appeared,  but very few succeed to established their names in the field of acting, but Terry Kinney has set the standard of his own in the entertainment industry. He got the limelight of media gaining worldwide attention for his mesmerizing performances in movies and TV shows.

Terry is a divorced man as of 2019. He married twice in his whole life and had a happy relationship with his second wife. Together, they welcomed two beautiful children in their life. Despite, he didn’t stay much longer in relationship with his first spouse.

Who is Terry Kinney? Bio & Wiki

Terry Kinney was born on 29th January 1954, in Lincoln, Illinois, United States. Moreover, he holds an American nationality and belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity. He was raised by his mother, Elizabeth L. Eimer, a TV operator, and his father, Kenneth C. Kinney, a tractor company supervisor.

Photo of Terry Kinney when he was young.
Photo of Terry Kinney when he was young.

Terry is a graduate of Illinois State University, located in Normal, Illinois where he became friends with an American actor, Jeff Perry. From an early age, he developed a passion for acting and participated in many theatrical plays while at university. He and Perry portrayed in the musical, Grease.

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Inside of Terry Kinney’s Career

Terry Kinney started his career from theatres in 1974, where he first worked with Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry in the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Later, he portrayed in the play of The Lover where he worked as a director in 1976. He also directed in the musical, Fool for Love in 1984. His other theatre works are After Ashley, Fifth of July, and many others.

Terry made his debut appearance in the American teen movie, Seven Minutes in Heaven where he played the role of a photographer, Bill in 1985. He then guests appeared as an assistant of State Atty, William Pepin in the television series, Miami Vice in 1986. His other movie credits are Law & Order, Billions, etc. In 2019, he starred in the American biological crime thriller movie, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile as Mike Fisher.

How much is Terry Kinney’s Net Worth?

Terry Kinney has an estimated net worth of $5 Million as of 2019. Back in 2018, he maintained a lucrative net worth of $4 Million. Having an impressive amount of wealth, he also makes a fruitful amount of fortune from his other works, which include advertisements, endorsements, and many others.

Terry co-starred with Christopher Meloni who has a net worth of $30 Million and Dean Winters whose net worth is $5 Million in the American television drama series, Oz. He also appeared with many famous actors who have a handsome amount of wealth.

Terry earns a lucrative amount of salary from his profession. However, his actual salary is currently under review, but we assume that he boasts a salary in the range of $500 to $800 Thousand annually.

Interesting: Famous American actor, Tom Lipinski is good at singing and dancing.

Who is Terry Kinney’s Wife? His Marriage & Children

Terry Kinney met his first wife, Elizabeth Perkins, an American actress while working in Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. Since then, they started dating each other and became engaged together.

The couple married on 27th March 1984, in Queens, New York City. Unfortunately, their relationship didn’t last for long and filed for divorce due to some misunderstanding between them. Their divorce was finalized on 10th October 1988. They don’t have any children from their marriage.

Terry Kinney with his second wife, Kathryn Erbe.
Terry Kinney with his second wife, Kathryn Erbe.

After the divorce, Terry met his second spouse, Kathryn Erbe, also an American actress on the set of Oz. Later, they embarked their relationship to a new level and started sharing their company.

The pair became engaged and tied the knot in 1993, in Newton, Massachusetts. From their marriage, Terry and Erbe welcomed two adorable children including a daughter, Maeve Elsbeth Erbe Kinney (born on 26th October 1995) and a son, Carson Lincoln Kinney (born on 15th October 2003). However, they also separated due to irreconcilable differences between them.

Terry Kinney and Erbe with their first child.
Terry Kinney and Erbe with their first child.

After Erbe left him, Terry isn’t linked with any other woman in any relationship until now. Besides, he isn’t involved in any controversies and rumors regarding his personal life and career. Currently, he resides in Lincoln, Illinois, with his family and friends.

Interesting Facts about Terry Kinney

  • Terry Kinney is the co-founder of the Steppenwolf Theater Company.
  • For his performance, Terry is nominated six times and won only one time for the Joseph Jefferson Award as Best Actor.
  • He is an avid yoga practitioner.
  • He is fond of traveling.
  • His zodiac sign is Aquarius.