Kevin Sussman, an American actor, and comedian came into limelight through his role in Ugly Betty (2006- 2007). His role as Stuart Bloom in the TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory earned him further fame; initially a recurring cast (from Season 2-5), Sussman became a regular in the series in Season 6.
Professional since 1996, the New York City-born actor records 42 acting credits as of mid-2020. Throughout his career journey, Kevin has appeared in TV series: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Mentalist, and Children’s Hospital.
His film appearances include Almost Famous (2000), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Funny Money (2006), Made Of Honor (2008), and Killers (2010).
How Much Is Kevin Sussman’s Net Worth In 2020?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 49-year-old Kevin Sussman has a net worth of $3 million as of August 2020. The major source of his income is acting career spanning over 23 years.
Despite the fact that Sussman made his acting debut in 1996, it was until 2006 when he came to the limelight after portraying Walter in Ugly Betty (2006-2007).
From 2009 to 2019, he worked in The Big Bang Theory, firstly as recurring & then as regular cast (in 85 episodes). Reportedly, Kevin earned a salary of $50,000 per episode.
The highest-earning cast in The Big Bang Theory was Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, and Kaley Cuoco, all earned $900,000-an-episode in the final season.
As for a fact, originally they were set to earn$1 million per episode but took a $100,000 cut in their salary in order to increase the pay of other casts.
Sussman’s Career From Commercials To TV Series and Movies
The American Academy of Dramatic Arts graduate Kevin started his career through commercials in the mid-90s, namely worked for FedEx.
In 1996, he made TV debut in an episode of Law & Order that followed his guest appearance in Ghost Stories (1998) and Third Watch (1999). In 1999, Sussman earned his film debut comedy-drama Third Watch.
Following brief appearances in The Sopranos (2000), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2003), and ER (2004), Sussman earned notable fame as the main cast in Ugly Betty (2006- 2007, 16 episodes).
In the aforementioned ABC comedy-drama, he shared the screen with America Ferrera, Vanessa Williams, Ana Ortiz, to name a few.
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Then, Kevin Sussman joined the TV series The Big Bang Theory (2006- 2019) in 2006 (Season 2), & became its regular cast only in Season 6 until its end in 2019.
He appeared in guest roles in other TV series as well, The Mentalist (2010), The Good Guys (2010), Childrens Hospital (2010), Weeds (2012), and Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (2015).
Films and Box-Office Collection
In 2001, Kevin played a minor role in the sci-fi drama film A.I. Artificial Intelligence starring Haley Joel Osment and Jude Law. It was his 3rd film of career & first-ever commercial hit.
His most recent film appearance was in 2nd Serve (2012).
Check out the box-office collection of Kevin Sussman’s films:
|A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)||$100 million||$235.9 million|
|Changing Lanes (2002)||$45 million||$94.9 million|
|Sweet Home Alabama (2002)||$30 million||$180.6 million|
|Hitch (2005)||$55-$70 million||$371.6 million|
|Made of Honor (2008)||$40 million||$106.4 million|
|Burn After Reading (2008)||$37 million||$163.7 million|
Is A Divorce: Where Does He Live and Current Relationship Status?
Meanwhile, Kevin Sussman lives in Los Angeles & is allegedly single. Regarding his dating stories or girlfriend, The Big Bang Theory star is low-key.
The 5 ft. 9 inches tall actor was in a marital relationship with then-wife Alessandra Young. The duo married on January 3, 2006.
But after 6 years of relationship, they announced their split on December 31, 2012. It was until May 28, 2014, when they legally split.
The estranged couple divorced on October 3, 2017, after more than 3 years of legally entering separation. According to court documents, Sussman’s now ex-wife Alessandra subjected to no spousal support, as the actor already paid her off once.
Kevin and Alessandra never shared children.
Short-Bio: Family Background And Education
Kevin Sussman was born on December 4, 1970, in Staten Island, New York City, New York, the USA. He is the youngest of 4 sons of Jewish parents. Also, he has a younger stepbrother Greg and younger stepsister Stacey.
Quite often, Sussman shares a snap of his parents on social media like Instagram & Twitter.
As of August 2020, Kevin’s age is 49. He attended College of Staten Island for a year and then enrolled at & graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Manhattan.
Kevin studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village, New York City.