Table of Biography

Kevin Zegers is a talented actor and model from Canada. Kevin Zegers is known for his performances in various films and television series. Some of his notable film roles include playing Josh Framm in the “Air Bud” film series, Toby Osbourne in “Transamerica” (2005), and Damian Dalgaard in the television series “Gossip Girl.”

Early Life

Kevin Zegers was born in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, on September 19, 1984. He is currently 39 years old and he has a zodiac sign of Virgo. His full name is Kevin Joseph Zegers and holds Canadian nationality. He belongs to the Dutch ethnicity and practices the Judaism religion.

Caption: Kevin Zegers’s childhood photo (Source: Pinterest)

The names of his parents are James Zegers and Mary-Ellen. His father is a quarry worker while his mother is a teacher by profession. He grew up with his two sisters Krista and Katie.

Kevin Zegers – Education

Moving forward to his academics, he attended St Mary’s Catholic High School in Woodstock. He is also active in sports, especially basketball, ice hockey, and golf. To raise money for a local Angeles School, he played on the Hollywood Knights celebrity basketball team.

Professional Career

At the age of six, Kevin Zegers began his performing career, appearing in about 30 TV commercials. When he was just seven years old, he made his film debut in the Michael J. Fox 1993 comedy film “Life with Mikey” playing a younger version of Fox’s character.

Following that, he made a guest appearance on the acclaimed science fiction series “The X-Files” in 1995, playing a stigmatic child of Kevin Kryder.

He then played the recurring role of Sean Blake in the TV series “Traders” appearing in a total of seven episodes from 1996 to 1997. During this period, he appeared in many made-for-television films, including “Thicker Than Blood: The Larry McLinden Story” (1994), “The Silence of Adultery” (1995), and “Rose Hill” (1997),.

Boosted his acting career with the movie “Air Bud”

The actor went on to play  Noah Thompson in the ‘Let’s Get Invisible!’ episode of “Goosebumps.” His role as Josh Framm in the sports comedy film “Air Bud” (1997) boosted his acting career.

Caption: The poster of the 1997 sports comedy film, Air Bud (Source: IMDb)

The movie is about a lonely boy who befriends a basketball-playing dog. Zegers appeared in all four sequels of “Air Bud.” He also appeared in a film named “MVP: Most Valuable Primate” (2000), which featured a hockey-playing chimp.

During the late 1990s, he appeared in films such as “A Call To Remember” (1997), “Nico the Unicorn” (1998), “Treasure Island” (1999), and “Time Share” (2000). He portrayed the role of Ryan Ollman, a boy who discovers he is a clone in the TV series “So Weird” (1999).

He starred in some low-budget horror films, many of which were Canadian, including “Shadow Builder,” “Komodo” (1999), “Wrong Turn” (2003), “Fear of the Dark,” and “The Hollow” (2004).

The actor also appeared in the short-lived American television series “Titans” (2000), opposite Yasmine Bleeth. The role was his first regular television series role.

From 2000s to present

He co-starred with Harry Hamlin in “Sex, Lies & Obsession” (2001), a Lifetime Network film about sex addiction, and with Gena Rowlands and James Caan in “The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie” (2003), a television film drama that won three Daytime Emmys: Outstanding Children/Youth/Family Special, Outstanding Performer (Rowlands), and Outstanding Writing. Between 2003 to 2004, he appeared in two TV series “Smallville” and “House.”

He was cast in the  Academy Award-nominated independent film “Transamerica,” in 2005. In the movie, he played the major role of Toby Wilkins, co-starring Felicity Huffman. During the same period, he appeared with Shailene Woodley in the television film “Felicity: An American Girl Adventure.”

In 2006, he played supervillain Concussion in the comedy “Zoom” starring with Tim Allen. The same year, he had the lead role opposite Samaire Armstrong in the romantic comedy “It’s a Boy Girl Thing.”

Recent works

From 2009 to 2010, he guest-starred as Damien Dalgaard in the TV series “Gossip Girl.” In late 2010, he reprised the role for multiple episodes throughout season 4 of this TV series. He played the male protagonist Mark Muir in the television series “Titanic: Blood and Steel.”

He played Alec Lightwood in “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” (2013). Moreover, he joined “Fear the Walking Dead” for its fourth season, where he played the role of Melvin.

In 2019, he appeared in the reality show “Hell’s Kitchen” and also appeared in the parody TV series “What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage.” He played the main role of Brendon Arces in the police procedural crime TV series “The Rookie: Feds” from 2022 to 2023.

Some of his recent movie appearances are “The Curse of Downers Grove” (2015), “Aftermath” (2017), “Nighthawks” (2019) and “Corrective Measures” (2022).

Awards

Zegers won the 1998 Young Artist Award in Best Performance in a Feature Film: Leading Young Actor category for his works in ‘Air Bud.’ He won the Trophée Chopard – Male Revelation for ‘Transamerica’ in the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. Moreover, he has been nominated for five Young Artist Awards.

Net Worth 2024

The actor has been active in the entertainment industry since 1992 and has been able to earn good fortune. The majority of his earnings come from his television and movie roles. As of 2023, this actor’s net worth is estimated at around $2 million while his salary as an actor is above $38k.

Relationship Status

On the 3rd of August 2013, Kevin Zegers married his longtime girlfriend, Jaime Feld. With the marriage, they are blessed with twin girls, Zoe Madison Zegers and Blake Everleigh Zegers.

Till now, there have been no major controversies or scandals widely reported involving Zegers.

Body Measurements

Caption: Kevin Zegers and Kendrick Sampson posing for a photo (Source: Just Jared Jr.)

This actor stands 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.75 m) and weighs around 72 kg (159 lbs). In addition, he has a pair of blue eyes with light brown hair colour and his body measurement is 40-32-16 inches.

Kevin Zegers – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@kevinzegers1984’ there are over 225k followers. Likewise, there are over 5.9k followers on his Facebook page and he is not present on Twitter.

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