Table of Contents
- 0.1 #Kennya Baldwin Biography
- 1 #Early life
- 2 #Personal life
- 3 #Controversies
- 4 Return to Christian faith
- 5 Net Worth
- 6 Other facts
#Kennya Baldwin Biography
Kennya Baldwin is an American graphics designer who is known more as the wife of renowned actor, film producer, and author Stephen Baldwin. She is also the daughter of the legendary Brazilian music composer and pianist Eumir Deodato who won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance in 1974. Despite being a part of two famous families, she has managed to stay away from the limelight.
Kennya Baldwin is a hit Brazilian graphic designer and wife to Hollywood icon Stephen Baldwin. Know more about her bio, career, net worth, family, husband, and more her.
|Name||Kennya Deodato Baldwin|
|Birthday||Oct. 24, 1968|
|Mother||Mary Ellen Deodato|
Kennya Baldwin was born on October 24, 1968, as Kennay Deudato. Her father is Brazil’s most famous Bossa Nova jazz musician Eumir Deodato while her mother is Mary Ellem Deodato. As the daughter of a famous musician, she was exposed to limelight very early in her life, but she steered clear of all limelight by shifting to the USA. She studied at New York Preparatory School and passed out in the year 1984. After school, she enrolled in the Parsons School of Design and graduated with a degree in Graphics Designing.
Kennya met Stephen Baldwin for the first time in a subway in 1987. At that time, she was just 19 years old and was working as a graphics designer in New York. Stephen Baldwin was in the earliest stages of his acting career back then. The two fell in love with each other and dated for 3 years before tying the knot on June 10, 1990. The couple is about to complete 3 decades of married life.
Kennya gave birth to their first child, Alaia, on January 24, 1993. Their second daughter named Hailey was born on November 22, 1996. Both Alaia and Hailey are famous models. Hailey is married to famous singer Justin Bieber while Alaia is married to Andrew Aronow.
Stephen Baldwin defaulted on payment of 1 million dollars for a mortgage in the year 2009. Since Kennya was the co-owner of Stephen Baldwin’s properties, she had to file for joint bankruptcy with him on July 21, 2009. They had to give up their home in Upper Grandview in New York and another home in the village of Nyack. The family eventually had to stay in the house of Stephen’s brother and Hollywood actor, Alec Baldwin.
Kennya Baldwin’s married life ran into trouble when a rumor started floating around in 2018 that Stephen was having an affair with a masseuse, Ruth Perez Anselmi. The tabloids picked up this rumor and publicised it. A friend of Ruth added fuel to the fire by claiming that Stephen was dating Ruth for more than 2 years. Despite such a rumor, the marital bond between Kennya and Stephen endured and is still strong.
Return to Christian faith
Kennya Baldwin, though born a Christian, stopped practicing her faith after immigrating to the USA from her native Brazil and eventually drifted away from religion. However, the turning point in her life with respect to religion came when she hired a nanny to look after her daughters. The Portuguese nanny being a devout Christian, used to sing hymns for the children. This attracted Kennya Baldwin, and she was eventually influenced by the nanny to start visiting the Brazilian Evangelical Church. His wife influenced Stephen Baldwin, who was suffering from drug problems, and he also took refuge in Christianity. Both Kennya and Stephen Baldwin are now devout Christians.
The net worth of Kennya Baldwin is $300,000, mainly due to her earnings as a graphic designer. Her husband Stephen’s career in the entertainment industry has fetched him a net worth of $1,000,000. Thus, the total net worth of the Baldwin couple is $1.3 million.
Kennya Baldwin appeared in a documentary Livin It: Usual Suspects in 2005.
Kenny Baldwin was once approached by the famous actor Leonardo DiCaprio in a London bar for a date. She reportedly not only rejected his request but also asked him to take the permission of her husband before asking her out.
Kenny Baldwin does not have any social media account, which is consistent with her desire to stay away from the limelight. It is reported that her daughters tried to bring her on social media by creating her accounts, but she was never interested. However, her daughters do post about their mother on social media.