Stephen Baldwin Net Worth
Stephen Baldwin net worth and salary: Stephen Baldwin is an American actor, director, producer and author who has a net worth of $500 thousand dollars. Stephen Baldwin is known for his various film and television roles, as well as for his outspoken support of Christianity and conservative politics. His most notable projects include such films and television shows as "The Young Riders", "8 Seconds", "The Usual Suspects", "Bio-Dome", "One Tough Cop", and "Celebrity Apprentice". His brothers are actors Alec Baldwin, Billy Baldwin and Daniel Baldwin. Stephen was born on May 12, 1966 in Massapequa, New York. He attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before pursuing television roles. He soon landed small roles in such '80s comedies as Kate and Allie and Family Ties before landing his first feature film part in 1988's The Beast. Over the next few years, he continued appearing in smaller roles. His breakthrough came in 1994's The Usual Suspects. His career cooled in the late 90s and 2000 after appearances in poorly-received movies such as Bio-Dome. He became a born-again Christian after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Stephen Baldwin married graphic designer Kennya Baldwin in 1990 and the couple had two children, Alaia (1993) and Hailey (1996). Both daughters have since gone on to have successful modeling careers. Kennya's father is Grammy Award-winning Brazilian musician Eumir Deodato.
Financial issues: In 2009, Stephen's home in Rockland County, New York was auctioned in foreclosure after he defaulted on more than $800,000 worth of mortgage payments. It was also revealed at the time that the couple owed tens of thousand in state and federal taxes on the property. Stephen filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in July 2009. His court filing claimed that the actor had several million dollars worth of debt. In March 2013, Baldwin pleaded guilty to failing to file income taxes in the years 2008, 2009 and 2010. He had to pay $300,000 worth of back taxes and penalties.