Kevin James Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Kevin James Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight95 kg
Date of BirthApril 26, 1965
Zodiac SignTaurus
SpouseSteffiana de la Cruz

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

Kevin James as seen in 2011
Kevin James as seen in 2011 (Angela George / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

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 KnipfingĀ  (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).
Kevin James as seen at the Super Bowl 44 in February 2010
Kevin James as seen at the Super Bowl 44 in February 2010 (Anthony Quintano / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

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 as seen on the set of Paul Blart Mall Cop in 2008
Kevin as seen on the set of Paul Blart Mall Cop in 2008 (Rene Schwietzke / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

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 Adam Sandler.
  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 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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