|Celebrated Name:||Kevin Eastman|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Kevin Brooks Eastman|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Date:||13 May 1962|
|Birth Place:||Portland, Maine, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Courtney Carr|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes(Shane)|
|Is Kevin Eastman Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Comic book author|
|Salary:||$32000 per month|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Best known to be the creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Kevin Eastman is a popular comic book author. He is also a writer and has served as the editor of Heavy Metal magazine. Some of his notable works include The Melting Pot and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He is the founder of Tundra Publishing and has even acted in many films.
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Early Life & Biography
Kevin Brooks Eastman was born on May 13, 1962, in Portland, Maine. His mother was a phlebotomist and his father was a tool and die maker. When he was only 9 years old, his parents separated. He got inspired by his grandmother who was a painter.
As a child, Kevin went to Westbrook High School in Maine’s Westbrook. His schoolmate was Steve Lavigne and he soon became a comic book fan. Kevin idolizes Jack Kirby and his favorite film is Kamandi.
It was hard for Kevin when his father left him with his grandmother when he was only 5 years old. His mother got married to another man and he has also been to Portland School of Art. In there, he used to cook lobsters in a restaurant during summers.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 13 May 1962, Kevin Eastman is 61 years old as of today’s date 8th December 2023. His height is 2.0 m tall, and weight is 70 kg.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Kevin Eastman’s first marriage was to actress and model Julie Strain. The couple remained married from 1995 until 2006. In 2013, he got married to producer and actress Courtney Carr. They have a son named Shane. Kevin also has another child from his previous relationship.
Kevin Eastman started his career by working in a restaurant. In there, he used to look for publishers and soon developed a professional relationship with Peter Laird. Soon the duo collaborated on various comics projects. In 1984, they published Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in a black and white issue. It became highly successful and within a year it received three additional printings.
With the success of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, he was able to make a profit of $2000. Soon he became a full-time comic book creator along with Peter Laird. Kevin and Peter merchandised their property as the Turtles phenomenon was on the rise. It soon became Turtles comics, games, books, and other merchandising items. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles also came up with many films.
However, Kevin Peter parted ways and decided to have a solo career. He was also the co-manager of Mirage Studios. In 1990 he became the founder of Tundra Publishing and soon became a member of Creator’s Bill of Rights. Additionally, Kevin Eastman was also the editor and publisher of the magazine called Heavy Metal. In 1992, he purchased the magazine and later sold it in 2014.
Apart from this, Kevin has also been a subject of many documentary films including Turtle Power and Independents. As an actor, he has appeared in the films Tales from the Crapper, TMNT movie, Citizen Toxic: The Toxic Avenger IV, and The Rock n’ Roll Cops. He has also come up with a black and white graphic novel entitled Fistful of Blood. He is also credited as a writer on the animated children’s series called Corn & Peg.
Awards & Achievements
In 1989, Kevin Eastman was conferred with the Inkpot Award by Comic-Con International. As the founder of Tundra Publishing, he has also gone on to win the Eisner Awards and Harvey Awards. Additionally, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have also bagged many awards in multiple categories.
Net Worth & Salary of Kevin Eastman in 2023
As of December 2023, the net worth of cabin Eastman is around $25 million. Thanks to his career as a comic book author that he is able to make this money. Sources reveal that his annual income is $1 million. Kevin has been active on many fronts and by merchandising Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, his wealth witnessed a huge increase.
Kevin Eastman has been talented from a very young age. He witnessed many hardships when his parents separated. Even when he was running Tundra Publishing, he faced financial difficulties. Despite financial losses, he was philosophical with Tundra. He is highly talented and is an influential person. As a fan of fantasy and science fiction magazines, he found a way to amaze people with his creativity. Kevin is very active in his career and we can see him coming up with new things.