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Kevin Chamberlin is an American actor known for his work on television and theater. He is recognized for playing theatrical roles such as Horton in Seussical and Uncle Fester in The Addams Family. Kevin appeared as Bertram Winkle in Disney's sitcom Jessie from 2011-2015. Likewise, he starred as The Wizard of Oz in Wicked on Broadway from 2018-2019.
Kevin was born on November 25, 1963, in Baltimore, Maryland, the U.S. He graduated with a BFA degree from Rutgers University, New Brunswick. For his theatre roles, Chamberlin has received three Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Award nominations.
Chamberlin: An Openly Gay Actor's Love Life
Kevin is 57 years old as of January 2021. While fans are familiar with his works, they don't know about his personal life. Chamberlin is a proud gay man and he openly talks about his sexual orientation. However, the actor is neither married nor he is dating anyone currently.
Being in show-business, Kevin meets a lot of people but he might not have found the right partner. Further, he hasn't shared his romantic status as well. Back in 2010, Kevin revealed that he had a partner who worked as a television writer.
Likewise in 2015, Chamberlin announced his marraige via Twitter. On June 26, 2015, he tweeted a post to celebrate the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage in the U.S. Two weeks later in one of the replies, he wrote: "Yes I am happily married."
Throughout his 25 years of a professional acting career, Chamberline has amassed a net worth of $500,000. Mostly, he appears in theater plays but his work on tv and film is also equally memorable. He appears in small roles in movies and some of them have collected excellent revenue at the Box-Office. Here, take a look:
|1995||Die Hard with a Vengeance||$366.1 million|
|2006||Lucky Number Slevin||$56.3 million|
|2012||The Possession||$82.9 million|
|2017||The Emoji Movie||$217.8 million|
The average salary for tv actors ranges somewhere between $36,990-$112,653. However, the paycheck widely varies and depends upon the show's popularity, earnings, and advertisements. Similarly, stage actors such as Rachel House and Bill Camp's net worth is in millions.
Became a victim of a Death Hoax
Unlike success and fame, gossips take only a little time to spread like wildfire. While gossips can be fruitful for some actors, sometimes it can be very disturbing.
In June 2015, Kevin became the victim of a death hoax. Multiple fake accounts shared the news of the actor's death from having a cardiac arrest. Well, the actor best known for playing Jesse is still alive and active.
Movies and Tv Shows
Chamberlin appeared in several movies but small roles. He gained wide recognition after playing the character of Bertram Winkle in Disney Channel Original Series, Jessie. He went on to play Bertram from 2011 to 2015. Other cast members included Debby Ryan, Peyton List, Cameron Boyce, Skai Jackson, etc.
Watch Kevin hilariously singing a part from The Wizard of Oz during Jessie's Tv Reunion!
A few of Kevin's notable movie appearances include Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Lucky Number Slevin (2006), The Possession (2012), and The Emoji Movie (2017). In January 2021, Kevin along with other actors appeared in Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical, an internet meme and crowdsourced musical.