Kevin Quinn Biography

Kevin Quinn is an American actor and singer. Let’s have a look at his family, childhood, personal life, career, achievements and some fun facts.

Kevin Quinn
Quick Facts

Birthday: May 21, 1997

Nationality: American

Famous: Actors American Men

Age: 21 Years, 21 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Taurus

Also Known As: Kevin Gerard Quinn

Born in: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous as: Actor

Height: 1.78 m

Family:

father: Brian Quinn

mother: Tamara Quinn

siblings: Courtney Quinn

City: Chicago, Illinois

U.S. State: Illinois

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Kevin Quinn is an American actor and singer. He is known for Disney Channel’s ‘Bunk’d’ where he can be seen playing the athletic and charming, Xander. Kevin spent most part of his adolescence playing basketball and developed a strong inclination towards performing arts in his teenage. He ended up becoming one of the contestants on American Idol 12 and won over the hearts of the judges and audience alike with his innocent looks and amazing talent. For some time after that, he shifted his attention to acting and joined a few theatre groups while performing in different plays. Kevin constantly participated in school level singing and acting competitions and was quite in the list of popular kids there. As of now, Kevin has played several roles, which makes him a well-known face among the family audiences and side by side, he is preparing to take out his first EP.

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Kevin Quinn
Childhood & Early Life
  • Kevin Quinn was born on May 21 1997 in Chicago and was brought up in Illinois. His parents are Brian Quinn, an advertising professional and Tamara Quinn, a social activist. He also has a twin sister, with whom he is extremely close.
  • While in school, Kevin played house league basketball and wanted to make a career in the game. He played well for his age and was quite popular among the seniors as well. However, a change of thoughts occurred, and he felt himself drifting towards performing arts. He sidelined basketball and focused all his attention on honing his acting chops and singing while participating in school level competitions.
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Career
  • Kevin Quinn became one of the contestants on the American Idol for its season 12 and although he didn’t end up as the winner, he had a huge impact on the judges and the audiences while many of the guest judges praised his voice and prophesized that he will be a big star someday. He ended up being one of the top 60 male voices of the country in that season of the famous reality show.
  • A few months later, Kevin was signed on to portray the character of Johnny in the Steppenwolf theatre’s ‘Lord of the Flies’. The theatre piece was directed by Halena Kays and was met with acclaim. Later, Kevin focused his attention on the classic theatre and bagged the role of Henry V as a boy in the Chicago Shakespeare theatre’s production based on the great medieval king. Critics fell short of praises for the unknown young actor and his performance was termed as ‘mature and honest’.
  • Kevin then went on to be seen on two episodic TV shows, ‘Shameless’ and ‘Chicago PD’. In the latter one he plays the role of Nate Hansen, a young teenager who is going through a lot of hardships in order to keep his family safe. Kevin also has to his credit, an educational film titled ‘Screen’ which was made by DePaul University to educate the youth about the horrors of technology. He plays Tommy in the movie, a young man obsessed with TV and girls. With a 2015 indie film, Kevin made his feature film debut. The film is titled ‘Kids and Ghosts’ and Kevin plays a bully who unknowingly wakes up evil souls and falls in the pits of danger.
  • Kevin has an extensive training in singing which helped him gain popularity in New Trier High School’s choirs. Kevin also used to be a key part of the Midwest Young Artists ‘VX-Voice Ensemble’, a prolific and experienced in-studio recording group which functioned under the direction of Gary Fry, an Emmy Award recipient. Kevin has also been an integral part of the renowned Children's Theater of Winnetka, where he performed in two of the biggest of their ventures ‘Good News’ and ‘My Fair Lady’. The famous group previously had some famed names attached to it such as Betsy Morgan, the popular Broadway actress, and Beck Bennett, one of the present cast members of the Comedy Night Live.
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Personal Life
  • Kevin Quinn is a well-known social activist and has raise funds for the autistic children and does the volunteer work for a social group dedicated to the differently abled children’s welfare.
  • In his free time, Kevin can be seen indulging in Frisbee matches with his twin sister, Courtney Quinn, along with his best friend, in his backyard.
  • Kevin has millions of fans on social media platforms and like any other young adult, he likes to be in touch with his fans as much as he can.
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Last Updated
- August 10, 2018
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