Born into affluence is a big deal. Even better is when your parents and siblings are currently the creme de la crème of society, you are never going to suffer. This is the case of Liam Costner, the son of veteran American actor Kevin Costner. If you are familiar with Hollywood, you definitely would have come across Kevin Costner. He is one of the mainstays in Hollywood today.
But that’s not all about Liam Costner. He is also the stepson of billionaire William Koch. In this article, we will explore everything about the young man and show his relationship with his father. Who are his siblings? What is he doing now? All these and more are what we will be revealing.
Who is Liam Costner?
Liam Costner was born on November 15, 1996, in the United States of America to Bridget Rooney and Kevin Costner. Details about his education are not available on the internet for obvious reasons. If you are wondering why, well, most celebrities don’t put out their private lives on the social media space. His background shows that he was brought up in a well-to-do family and that’s all that matters.
However, at a young age, his parents separated. Again, another regular occurrence with celebrities.
Who is Liam Costner’s Father?
It is true that Liam is only starting to make a name for himself but that is not true for his father, Kevin Costner. With two Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Award, two Academy Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, you can’t downplay the talent of Costner Sr. Kevin Costner was born on January 18, 1955, in Lynnwood, California, the United States of America to a welfare worker, Sharon Rae and an electrician, William Costner.
Costner is of English, German, English, Scottish, Irish and Welsh origins. Perhaps all of these had a role to play in the aggregation of talents that he has. In hindsight, is there any role Kevin Costner cannot play? We doubt it. Growing up, studying Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry was not what Kevin loved to do. But poetry, piano, music, sports, you would see Kevin Costner leading in these activities. It was there and then, his parents knew that this particular sin was destined for the arts.
Kevin Costner graduated from Mt. Whitney High School. He was a member of the musical band. After his graduation, he enrolled in California State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Finance in 1978. This degree would later become highly useful to him as he ventured into his career.
The Early Career of Kevin Costner, The Father of Liam Costner
After earning his degree in marketing, Costner decided to focus on his gift; acting. It didn’t come easy but the same year he graduated, he made his film debut. The name of the film is Sizzle Beach. However, even though it was his debut film and you know how uneasy people get to see their first work out there in public, he had to wait till 1981. The film was welcomed with mixed feelings. Kevin Costner would go on to feature in other films like Bull Durham (1988), Dance with Wolves (1990) amongst many others.
It was his performance in Dance with Wolves that won him two Academy Awards. From there, there was no going back.
Kevin Costner co-produced the most expensive movie at the time, Waterworld. This shows his stocks had risen at this point.
Liam’s father would go on to make many more movies.
Who is the Mother of Liam Costner?
If you are a big fan of the National Football League, then you must have come across the Pittsburgh Steelers football franchise. Liam Costner’s mother, Bridget Rooney, inherited the franchise from her grandparents. By now, you should know that Rooney’s household is wealthy. Bridget Rooney was born in 1962. There are no details about her early background.
One thing we can tell you for certain is, Rooney was a model before deciding to take over the sports franchise. Today, Rooney, Liam Costner’s mother, is in charge of the administrative form.
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What Happened to Liam Costner’s Parents?
Before Kevin Costner met Bridget Rooney, he was engaged to Cindy Silva. Somehow, the relationship didn’t work out. Then he met with Bridget Rooney. The two fell in love and dated for a while. They didn’t get to marry. However, the relationship produced a son in Liam Costner.
The relationship didn’t last long as both couldn’t come to a consensus on how to move with their lives. They finally separated but remained friends.
Bridget would later marry a business mogul, Bill Koch who is 22 years older than she is. They married in 2005 in a lavish wedding in Colorado.
Is Liam Costner in a Romantic Relationship?
You can’t be the son of a celebrity with a mass following and not have ladies swooning around you. It is almost an impossibility. So, we shouldn’t act surprised if Liam comes and posts a lady on his social media or even ladies, he is enjoying the influence of his father. However, so far, we haven’t had any news of Liam in a relationship. According to him, he is focusing on his career which looks like following in the footsteps of his famous father.
What is Liam Costner’s Net Worth?
Having a father who has a net worth of $250 million, you would think, oh well, he should be rich too. But for Liam, it looks like he needs to work for his money just as his father has done. So far, Liam’s net worth is not available. Perhaps, when he works and owns his craft, we would have this discussion again in the future.
What Liam Costner wants to do with his life isn’t clear. We also know that the fact that he is related to a famous, wealthy actor would mean that the spotlight will always be on him. Whatever career path he decides to go with, one thing is sure, he would get all the support he needs.