Kevin James is an American actor, comedian, singer, producer, and screenwriter who is best remembered for playing Doug Heffernan in the popular sitcom, The King of Queens (1998-2007). He has more than 2 million followers on Instagram, more than 500k followers on Twitter, more than 3 million followers on Facebook, and more than 900k subscribers on YouTube.

Born Name

Kevin George Knipfing

Nick Name

Kevin James

Sun Sign


Born Place

Mineola, New York, United States




Kevin attended Ward Melville High School and was a member of the school football and wrestling teams before graduating in 1983.

He was enrolled at the State University of New York at Cortland and played halfback for the varsity football team.


Actor, Comedian, Singer, Producer, Screenwriter


  • Father – Joseph Valentine Knipfing Jr.
  • Mother – Janet Knipfing
  • Siblings – Gary Valentine (Older Brother) (Actor, Comedian, Writer), Leslie Knipfing  (Sister)




5 ft 8 in 173 cm


95 kg or 209.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kevin has dated –

  1. Steffiana de la Cruz (2001-Present) – Kevin got hitched to actress Steffiana de la Cruz on June 19, 2004. They share 4 kids together – daughters Sienna-Marie James (b. September 30, 2005), Shea Joelle James (b. June 14, 2007), Sistine Sabella James (b. January 2015), and son Kannon Valentine James (b. April 24, 2011).

Race / Ethnicity


He has Italian, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazi, Sephardi) ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Portly physique


Roman Catholicism

Kevin James Facts

  1. His guest appearance as Doug Heffernan on Everybody Loves Raymond inspired him to create his own spin-off sitcom, The King of Queens in 1998.
  2. Kevin is great friends with comedians Ray Romano and .
  3. He supports the New York Jets football team, the New York Mets baseball team, and the New York Islanders ice hockey team.

Featured Image by Angela George / / CC BY-SA 3.0


Facts of Kevin James

  • full nameKevin James
  • Date of Birth April 26, 1965
  • Age 56 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • weight95 kg
  • height5 ft 8 in

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