Kim Basinger was an actress for many decades, playing the role of love interest to several famous men in Hollywood. Her career spanned parts of four decades, and during this time, she had amassed a large number of fans. She had also gained a lot of weight, and this made her appear older than what she actually was. Kim Basinger trivia will show that her real name is Kimbaert. Kim Basinger was born in September 1953 in Athens, Georgia. As of today, she is 67 years old, with 5 foot 7 inches in height.
In her early career, Kim Basinger appeared in several films, including “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, “For What It’s Worth”, “My Fair Lady”, “Escape from Alcatraz”, “You Will Never Leave Me”, “The Perfect Score”, and “A Raisin in the Sun”. Since these films, Kim Basinger has developed a reputation as an excellent actress and singer, and has achieved a great deal of success both personally and professionally. To date, Kim Basinger has been married to Mark Basinger, a real estate developer, for the past 35 years. She has also had one child.
|Real Name||Kim Basinger|
|Net Worth||$36 million|
|Height in Feet Inches||5 Feet 8 Inch|
|Height in Centimeter||173 cm|
|Height in Meter||1.73 m|
|Weight in Kilogram||53 Kg|
|Weight in Pounds||123 pounds|
|Feet/ Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Dress Size||6 (US)|
|Body Measurements||34-24-35 Inches|
|Waist Size||24 Inches|
|Hip Size||35 Inches|
|Date of Birth||December 8, 1953|
|Birth Place||Athens, Georgia, United States|
|Zodiac Sign||Not Known|
|Father||Donald Wade Basinger|
|Siblings||Brothers: James Michael “Mick” and Skip|
Sisters: Ashley and Barbara
|Current Relationship/ Affair||Unknown|
A Kim Basinger biography will show that she started out in her acting career in the late thirties, playing the part of a young Vietnamese girl in one of her first films. From this period, she gradually progressed through different roles in movies and later became known as a character artiste, specializing in plays and character modeling. After her marriage to Mark Basinger, Kim Basinger continued in this area, playing the lead role in a number of successful films. She also did some voice-overs, such as appearing in the animated series “The Chip Shop” for which she received an Oscar nomination.
One interesting fact about Kim Basinger’s career is the fact that she married twice during her lifetime. She was married to Mark Basinger for thirty-one years, from September 1955 to March 1986. Kim Basinger had two children from this marriage and still has occasional encounters with former lovers. One of those is Andy Warhol, whom she was married to for fourteen years, until he died in 1990.
Kim Basinger’s most well-known role was as the long-running love interest of Jean Hershey in the television drama “When Harry Met Sally”. She played the role of a rich, spoiled woman who was enamored of Jean but always felt insecure because of their mutual attraction. As a result, the two never had sex on camera. Their relationship was chronic by the tabloids for decades, as Basinger would receive death threats. Her final appearance on screen was in the movie version of the story, “When Harry Met Sally”, in which she played the mother of a young boy who falls in love with Harry.
Although Kim Basinger never achieved the success of her career as an actress or an actress/writer, her name remains synonymous with one of Hollywood’s longest-running plots. Her many credits include “When Harry Met Sally”, “Net Smoke”, “My Fair Lady”, “A Christmas Story”, “A Christmas Carol”, “E.T.” as well as “Dante’s Peak”. Kim Basinger ranks seventeenth among all the actresses of her time in terms of total number of films with screen-time, and she ranks eighteenth in terms of highest-paid actresses.