Who is Kevin Selleck?

Kevin Selleck is an American musician and an actor who gained popularity after playing a major role in Magnum, P.I., and Scream 2.

Kevin is also recognized as the son of American model Jacqueline Ray and a stepson of veteran Hollywood actor Tom Selleck.

The actor was adopted by the veteran actor and producer Tom Selleck, after his mother Jacqueline Ray married the famous Hollywood personality on May 15, 1971.

Kevin Selleck Biography
Kevin Selleck Biography

Read the complete article to know about the information about Tom Selleck’s stepson Kevin.

Quick facts

NameKevin Selleck
Date of birth1966
Age56 years old
GenderMale
CountryUSA
NationalityAmerican
ZodiacUnknown
ParentsTom Selleck (step-father)

Jacqueline Ray (mother)
Half-sisters Umeko Ray

Hannah Margaret Selleck
SpouseAnnabelle Selleck
Children6
Eye colorBrown
Hair colorBlack
Height6 ft.3 inch(191cm)
EducationGraduated from Southern California
ProfessionActor, former-musician
Net worthUSD 18 million

Kevin Selleck interesting facts

1. Kevin Selleck was born Kevin Shephard

Kevin was born to the American model Jacqueline Ray and her first husband, whose name is not known. 

His mother’s second husband, Tom Selleck, adopted him, and thus, he was known as Kevin Selleck.

2. Kevin was a musician before being an actor

Kevin had formed a band called ‘Tonic’ in 1993. However, due to a massive fight with the bandmates, he left the band and later established himself as an actor with the help of his step-father, Tom Selleck.

3. He was a drug addict

Kevin Selleck has been a victim of drug addiction. He went to Betty Ford Rehabilitation when he was 22 years old. 

4. Kevin Selleck’s mother is in jail

Kevin’s mother, Jacqueline, paid USD 12,000 to a hitman named Luis Barker to kill her son-in-law, Leon Bauchum. Leon was harassing her daughter mentally and physically. 

She is serving 18 years of jail time.

Childhood

Kevin was born in 1966 in the U.S.A as Kevin Shepard. The full information about his date of birth is not verified yet.

Kevin was born to his mother Jacqueline Ray, who is a former actor and model.  His parents got separated at a young age, due to which the whereabouts of his biological dad are unknown.

Kevin Selleck

He has one half-sibling named Umeko Ray. 

His mother, Jacqueline Ray, got married to the famous Hollywood actor Tom Selleck.

Kevin holds American nationality, but the details about his ethnicity are not yet verified.

Education

He attended a high school in Los Angeles, California. He later graduated from the University of Southern California. It is the same university where his stepfather, Tom Selleck, is an alumnus. 

Kevin loved playing volleyball when he was in university, just like his step-father.

Kevin Selleck relationships

Kevin is happily married to Annabelle Selleck. They married on August 7, 1987, in a very secretive way. Their wedding only had the presence of their family and friends.

The couple has six children altogether. However, the names of the children are unknown.

Kevin Selleck and Annabel Selleck

53-year-old Kevin and his wife Annabelle are very secret people. They are very private and live their life away from media attention.

Both Kevin and Anabelle Selleck’s past relationships are not confirmed by any news portals.

Kevin’s wife, Annabelle owns an Australian dog food company called ‘Good Pet Food Kitchen’

Annabelle is married to a very high profile family where her father-in-law Tom Selleck’s net worth is USD 45 million, whereas her husband’s net worth is USD 18 million..

The detailed information about Annabelle Selleck’s earnings, personal life, and education is not yet confirmed.

Jacqueline Ray and Kevin Selleck

After the divorce with Tom Selleck, Kevin’s mother, Jacqueline Ray, married Clarence Barry Witmer on March 21, 1992.

Jacqueline Ray, now 66 years, is best known for her role in Flints (1967), Beyond the Universe (1981), Gnome Mobile (1967), and many more.

She also appeared in Magnum, P.I. (1981-1983) with her son and ex-husband Tom Selleck.

Currently, she is in jail, as she allegedly tried to murder her own son-in-law, Leon Bauchum, who tortured her daughter Umeko Selleck mentally and physically

Tom Selleck and Kevin Selleck

Kevin and his stepfather, Tom Selleck, share a very beautiful bond together.

The iconic actor Tom Selleck adopted Kevin on August 7, 1987, after he got married to Jacqueline Ray, on May 15, 1971. Kevin was already 21 years old then.

Tom Selleck With Jacquiline Ray
Tom Selleck With Jacquiline Ray

Tom Selleck helped Kevin shape his career in acting after he failed in his musical career.

In 1982, Tom Selleck and Jacqueline Ray got divorced after 11 years of marriage.

Despite the divorce, Tom Selleck always supported his stepson, emotionally and mentally.

In 1987, Tom Selleck married Jillie Mack Selleck. The couple has a daughter named Hannah After the divorce, Tom Selleck married actress Jillie Mack on August 7, 1987. The couple was blessed with a baby girl, Hannah Selleck (born December 16, 1988).

However, Hannah didn’t choose Hollywood as her career. Hannah Selleck is a full-time Horse Breeder.

Kevin’s road to fame

Kevin gained media attention after his mother married a very renowned Hollywood icon, Tom Selleck.

Kevin was adopted when he was 19 years old. Tom Selleck gave all the stardom and love to his stepson, Kevin, and changed his surname from “Shephard” to “Selleck”.

Kevin always has emotional as well as mental support from his stepfather.

Although Tom Selleck and Jacqueline Ray parted their ways, he always took care of Kevin’s career and life.

Kevin Selleck early career

Kevin started off his career in the music industry.

Kevin formed a band called “Tonic” in 1993, along with his other bandmates; Emerson Heart (Lead Vocalist and Rythm guitarist), Dan Lavery (Bass guitarist and Backup vocalist), Dan Rothefold (Backup vocalist and Drummer), and Jeff Russo (Lead guitarist and backup vocalist).

Kevin and the band released their first debut album called “Lemon Parade” in 1996, which eventually became platinum.

In 1997, “Tonic” again released another album named “If You Can Only See”. The album reached No. 11 on Billboard Airplay Hot 100.

Unfortunately, in the same year, Kevin had a huge fight with the bandmates due to which he left the band.

Kevin tried to establish himself in the music industry, but he failed. Unluckily, his other musical venture didn’t succeed.

However, due to his father’s legacy, he got featured in the T.V. series Magnum, P.I. in 1980, and Scream 2 in 1997.

It was definitely a big break for his career in Hollywood.

Currently, he is not engaged in any of the projects.

Tom Selleck career

Tom Selleck is an American actor born on January 29, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan.

Tom Selleck started off his career through T.V. shows like Magnum, P.I. (1980), which was a major hit. Tom also won Emmy awards and the Golden Globe award for the role.

Tom Selleck also played a major role in the top-grossing film named “Three Men and a Baby” in 1987.

The veteran actor also appeared in the sequel “Three Men and a Little Lady” (1990), “Down under” (1990), “Baseball” (1992), “In and pit” (1997), “The Love Letter(1999)”.

Tom Selleck, now 75 years, is famous for his roles as “Richard Burke” on Friends (1994) and “A.J. Cooper” on Las Vegas (2003).

His movie “Three Men and a Baby,” was the highest-grossing movie in 1987.

Tom Selleck was also part of the Jessee Stone series (2010) and Blue Bloods (2010).

Kevin Selleck movies and T.V. shows

Kevin has been part of a few movies and T.V. shows.

Initially, he started off his career as a part of a Musical band named “Tonic” in 1993. However, luck was not in his favor and he failed to establish his career as a musician.

Afterward, Kevin has contributed a soundtrack for a movie called “Scream 2′ in 1997. He has also starred in a T.V. show titled Magnum, P.I. (1980-1988) as a grandson.

Awards and nominations

Kevin has not been awarded or even nominated for any of his works to date. He is struggling to get recognition for his works in Hollywood.

However, his stepfather, Tom Selleck has won many awards such as the People’s Choice Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, the Golden Globe award, MTV movie award, and many more.

Controversies

Celebrity life is incomplete without controversies.

His life is very controversial in many aspects. His family is also engaged in many controversies every now and then.

At the age of 22, he went to Betty Ford Rehabilitation due to his drug addiction.

After getting the proper treatment and medications, he is free from drug addictions.

The controversy didn’t stop there. He also failed to pay USD 6000 to a credit card company, due to which he came under the limelight for all the wrong reasons.

Reportedly, it was during the time when he was having a drug addiction, in 2011.

Kevin’s mother, Jacqueline Ray, also got into a controversy after she paid a killer named Luis Barker a sum of USD 12000 dollars to kill her son-in-law, Leon Bauchum.

According to the sources, Umeko Selleck’s husband Leon Bauchum used to harass her, both mentally and physically.

Sadly, Jacqueline Ray is serving her 18 years of sentence in jail.

net worth

The approximate net worth of Kevin is USD 18 million.

Likewise, Kevin’s father, Tom Selleck has a net worth of USD 45 million.

Social media

He is a very private person. Kevin is not active on any kind of social media platform.

That’s everything you need to know about Kevin.

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