Last Updated: June 22, 2023
Richest CelebritiesActors
Net Worth:
$4 Million
Date of Birth:
Nov 15, 1957 (65 years old)
Place of Birth:
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Actor, Film Producer, Film Director, Screenwriter, Television Producer
United States of America
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Ray McKinnon is an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer who has a net worth of $4 million. Ray McKinnon is perhaps best known for starring in the TV series "Deadwood", Sons of Anarchy" and "Mayans M.C.". He is also the creator and executive producer of the series "Rectify" which aired four seasons and 30 episodes between 2014 and 2016. In 2002 he won an Academy Award for Best Short Film, Live Action a film called "The Accountant."

Ray McKinnon was born on November 15, 1957, in Adel, Georgia. He developed an interest in storytelling and performance at an early age, participating in school plays and local theater productions. McKinnon attended Valdosta State University in Georgia, where he studied theater and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. His educational background laid the foundation for his future endeavors in the arts.

Independent Films

In 1995, Ray McKinnon co-founded Ginny Mule Pictures, an independent film production company, with his wife, actress Lisa Blount and his future "Justified" co-star Walton Goggins. Through Ginny Mule Pictures, McKinnon had the creative freedom to produce and direct his own projects, allowing him to explore his unique storytelling vision. The company became known for producing thought-provoking and character-driven films that resonated with audiences and critics alike.

In 2001 Ginny Mule produced a short film called "The Accountant." The film, which was directed by McKinnon and started both McKinnon and Goggins, went on to win the Academy Award for Best Short Film, Live Action at the 2002 Oscars.


One of McKinnon's breakthrough moments came with his role as Reverend H.W. Smith in the critically acclaimed HBO series "Deadwood." His portrayal of the conflicted and morally driven preacher showcased his acting prowess and garnered him widespread recognition. McKinnon's performance was praised for its depth and vulnerability, solidifying his status as a talented and versatile actor.


Writing and Directing Career

In addition to his acting career, Ray McKinnon has made a significant impact as a writer and director. He wrote and directed the short film "The Accountant," which won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 2002. McKinnon's storytelling abilities were further showcased in his writing and directing of the feature film "Chrystal" (2004), which he also starred in alongside actress Lisa Blount. The film received critical acclaim for its raw and emotionally charged narrative.


Ray McKinnon created and executive produced the acclaimed television drama series "Rectify," which premiered in 2013. The show, which centered around the life of a man released from death row after new DNA evidence emerged, received critical acclaim for its thought-provoking storytelling and nuanced performances. McKinnon's ability to explore complex themes and challenge societal norms through the series further established him as a skilled storyteller.

Notable Acting Roles in Film and Television

Throughout his career, Ray McKinnon has appeared in a variety of films and television shows. He has portrayed memorable characters in movies such as "Apollo 13" (1995), "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" (2000), and "Mud" (2012). His television credits include roles in shows like "Sons of Anarchy," "The Blind Side," and "Fear the Walking Dead." McKinnon's versatility as an actor has allowed him to tackle a diverse range of characters and genres.

Personal Life and Real Estate

Ray was married to Lisa Blount, his producing partner in Ginny Mule, from 1998 until her death in 2010.

In 2018 he paid $2 million for a home in LA's Brookside neighborhood. He listed this home for sale in 2022 for $3 million.

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