Who is Leslie Knipfing? Check out her Biography and Personal Life
Leslie Knipfing is the sister of famous American actor and comedian George Knipfing who is best known as Kevin James. Also her other brother Gary Joseph Knipling is an actor popularly known as Gary Valentine.
Leslie Knipfing was born to American parents on 17th November 1974 in Bismarck, North Dakota. As of 2019, her age is 45 years old, and was born under the birth sign Scorpio. Her mother’s name is Janet and her father’s name is Joseph Valentine Knipfing Jr.
Leslie’s mother is a homemaker by profession while her father owns an insurance agency. By nationality, Leslie has American citizenship and belongs to mixed ethnicity of German and Jewish. Leslie has two elder brothers Gary Joseph Knipfing and Kevin George Knipfing. Both her brothers are famous in America.
While Leslie’s brothers both pursued a career in the entertainment industry as an actor and comedian. Leslie always remained a low life away from media attention. She suffers from Retinitis Pigmentosa, a genetic eye disease that causes visual impairment and loss of vision. As a result, she has not been able to pursue any specific career due to the disease.
Leslie helps her brother Kevin in raising money for charity events for the disease. She shares a very strong bond with her brothers and she is often seen with her brothers especially Kevin. As of now, Leslie has engaged herself in several charity works. Along with her brother Kevin, she is raising a donation for many charity events for retinitis pigmentosa.
Leslie Knipfing’s height is 5 feet 9 inches. She has got light brown eyes with blond color hair.
Who is Her Brother?
Leslie’s brothers are both well-known American actors and comedians. Her brother Kevin James is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, voice actor, and producer. Kevin is famous for portraying the character of Doug Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens. Similarly, he is also known for his notable roles in movies like Grown Ups (2010), Here Comes the Boom (2012), and also Pixels (2015).
Leslie’s other brother Gary is also a well-known American actor. He is known for his roles in I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, Here Comes The Boom, and so on.
Her brother Kevin James’s Professional Career
Leslie’s brother Kevin before entering the television industry was a football fullback. He later realized that it was not for him and made a decision to move towards acting. He then started his new career as a stand-up comedian. After that, he made his first TV appearance as a TV presenter. In the year 1991, he became the host for the show, “New Candid Camera”.
Kevin also appeared on the TV sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond” and it was a big hit in the box office. After that, he appeared in his own sitcom titled “King of Queens” from September 21, 1998, to May 14, 2007. He also had a recurring role in the movie “Hitch” in the year 2005.
Later in the year 2007, Kevin got his major break from the movie titled “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry”. He then appeared in several films like Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Grown Ups (2010), and also in Grown Ups 2 (2013), Zookeeper (2011), Here Comes the Boom (2012), and any more.
Leslie Knipfing’s Brother Kevin James Net Worth
Her brother Kevin James has a whopping amount of net worth of $80 million as of 2019. Kevin is one of the highest-paid standup comedians in America. On average he receives more than $12 million from films and $3-$4 million from TV shows.
Leslie Knipfing’s Personal Life
Moving on to the personal life of Leslie Knipfing, she is yet to get married. As per some online sources, Leslie is currently single and she is not engaged in any kind of love affair or relationship.
Whereas, Leslie’s brothers Kevin James and Gary Valentine are both married. His brother Kevin is married to an actress Steffiana de la Cruz. Kevin and his wife tied the wedding knot on 19th June 2004, in California at an intimate ceremony in the presence of their close friends and family members.
The couple shares four lovely children together. They are Kannon Valentine James, Shea Joelle James, Sienna-Marie James, and Sistine Sabella James.
Facts of Who is Leslie Knipfing? Check out her Biography and Personal Life
|Full Name||Leslie Knipfing|
|Date Of Birth||17th November 1974|
|Age||51 years 8 months|
|Place Of Birth||Bismarck, North Dakota|
|Height||5 feet and 9 inches|
|Parents||Joseph Valentine Knipfing Jr., Janet Knipfing|
|Siblings||Gary Valentine, Kevin James|