Kyra Sedgwick is an American actress best known for her work on shows like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Closer, among others. Similarly, the star has also worked on various films like Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman, The Game Plan, which has made her popular among fans.
Sedgwick was killed off from her iconic role as Madeline Wuntch in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, appearing in the special episode dedicated to the feud between her and Captain Holt.
Additionally, she is also popular as the wife of famous actor and musician Kevin Bacon.
Actress Kyra Sedgwick has a net worth of $16 million as of March 2020. On the other hand, some sources have claimed that she is worth $45 million.
She made this fortune from a career in acting that has lasted almost 40 years. Additionally, she also inherited a large sum of money from her family.
Sedgwick earns a six-figure salary from her work as an actress; in fact, she earned around $350,000 in 2010 from her work in The Closer alone.
Similarly, during the early stages of the show (2007), she earned around $250,000, which was gradually increased to $275,000.
For her work on the show, she has won multiple awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama.
Interesting: Bacon and Sedgwick lost a part of their savings in a Ponzi scheme by Bernard Madoff.
Kyra was born into a wealthy family, and her father was an ace businessman who dabbled in various industries. After the death of her father, Henry Dwight Sedgwick V, she inherited a huge sum of his estate.
Similarly, her great grandfather was also a well-off book writer known for published works like A Short History of Italy, The Life of Edward the Black Prince, etc.
Fun Fact: Kyra’s great grandfather Henry Dwight Sedgwick III married a 46-year-old woman Gabriella May Ladd when he was 91 years old.
The power couple bought a house in Los Angeles, California, the USA, in 2012 for just over $2.5 million.
The house is an architectural masterpiece and has used a lot of glass all over for the décor and design. The mansion also has 2,760 square feet of living space.
In a similar fashion, they also have a property in Sharon, Connecticut, the US, where the average house price is around $377,049 as per Zillow.
The Bacon- Sedgwick family lives in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, where the average price for a residence is around $1,243,760.
Sedgwick’s career first started after she worked on the show Another World in 1982 as Julia Shearer. Then she left the role in 1983 and appeared in another show ABC Afterschool Special 2 years later in 1985.
After this, she appeared in her first major show in the same year, 1985, in Miami Vice. She did a few minor roles in various TV shows before finally getting the role of ADA Quinn Coleman in Queens Supreme in 2003.
Her breakthrough and most notable role came as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson in the 2005 series The Closer. This is considered to be her best-known and notable role.
The series ended in 2012, after which she worked on shows like Sesame Street, Ten Days in the Valley, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Her stint as Deputy Chief Madeline Wuntch was one of the most beloved roles on TV in which she worked alongside Bradley Whitford, Andy Samberg, etc. and made for incredible chemistry with Andre Braugher as Captain Holt. The character was killed off in an episode dedicated to the feud between Raymond Holt and Wuntch.
Similarly, she has also worked on feature films, including the likes of Murder in the First, The Low Life, Personal Velocity: Three Portraits, Justice League: The New Frontier, Villains, etc.
Kyra Sedgwick was born Kyra Minturn Sedgwick on August 19, 1965, in New York City, U.S., to Henry Dwight Sedgwick V and Patricia Rosenwald.
She has 2 brothers named Robert Sedgwick and Mike Stern (half-brother) along with a sister named Holly Sedgwick.
The leading lady went to Friends Seminary and Sarah Lawrence College but later transferred to the University of Southern California, graduating with a theater degree.
Kyra married Kevin Bacon almost 32 years ago on September 4, 1988. They gave birth to their first child Travis Sedgwick Bacon on June 23, 1989, and Sosie Ruth Bacon on March 15, 1992.