Kevin Selleck

by anupama Wed Jul 28 2021 Updated On Tue Dec 14 2021
Kevin Selleck

Kevin Selleck is the son of Hollywood actor Tom Selleck. Kevin was adopted by Tom when he was just nineteen years old. So, he is not the biological son of Tom.

More about Kevin

Kevin was born on July 16, 1966. He was brought up and raised till his teenage years in Burbank

His mother’s name is Jacqueline Mary Ray, born on January 26, 1945, in California, USA. She is seventy-six years old. She is a former model and an actress. 

Kevin’s biological father’s name is Shepherd. His parents did not have a good relationship and got separated when he was a kid. 

Kevin’s dad was mainly absent throughout his childhood.

A Drummer

Kevin was a drummer. He was a member of alternative rock and post-grunge band called Tonic

This band was formed back in the year 1993 by Emerson Hart and Jeff Russo, who were the vocalist and lead guitarist of the band. 

They were long lost childhood friends. They added bass player Dan Rothchild who was spotted at a venue named The Kibitz Room. 

Lastly, Kevin was added as a drummer. He was recruited at an LA venue named Masker’s cafe. 

Kevin’s career as a drummer was paying off. This band was heavily recognized back in the 90s. Due to some personal reasons, he left the band in the year 1996.

Kevin Selleck with his old band members from the band Tonic
Kevin Selleck with his old band members from the band Tonic. Source: Pinterest

Career as an actor

Due to his father Tom’s influence, he got a role in a television series called Magnum P.I. in 1980

He also starred in the movie Scream 2 and made a soundtrack with his band Tonic for the movie. 

His career in acting did not flourish as much as his father’s. He decided to quit the entertainment field after working as a drummer and actor. 

Currently, he has his career off cameras and does not want any media attention.

Blue Bloods episode and conversation with fans

Kevin’s father, Tom, gave an interview in Talks at Google. He and his friend Kevin Wade who is also the writer of Tom’s series They talked about the series Blue Bloods and also talked about the character.  

Tom was in the episodes of Blue Bloods from the beginning days whereas Kevin joined the production after a few episodes.  

In the interview, Tom and Kevin talked about Tom’s character Frank Reagan in the series where he played the role of a police commissioner. He talks about the character's intensiveness and difficulties. 

Tom revealed that he gets scared of screen test. He knows that he will be cast in the movie's role anyways. Still, he gets nervous when it comes to screen tests. 

Tom spent more than 100 episodes with the Blue Bloods production team. On the other hand, Kevin told about how the show is still going as he and the team are focused on the script of the show. 

He addressed that as the episode goes on passing, more new things should be introduced to the show. 

He also revealed that the character in the show themselves should get the experiences of new things and situations as the episodes and seasons keep on passing. This will help people to stay connected to the show. 

However, people still love the show as it extended, according to Kevin and Tom. Tom also had a conversation with the audience on the show and answered their questions. 

Adopted by Tom

After the divorce of Kevin’s biological parents, his mother got married to Tom Selleck. The pair’s wedding was held on May 15, 1971

Tom adopted him after the marriage and gave him his last name. 

Even though his mother and his non-biological father got separated, he always maintained a good relationship with him.

Kevin’s marriage

Kevin married a woman named Anabelle Selleck. His marriage took place in the early 1990s. He has six kids with Anabelle

He chooses not to involve his family in the limelight. 

His wife, Anabelle, also remains out of the spotlight and also does not use social media account. Her pictures as well as her kid's pictures are not available in public.

Kevin’s struggle

Kevin was always a troubled kid since his early childhood days. His childhood experiences affected his teenage years a lot. 

Due to his unpleasant behavior, his mother Jacqueline nearly sent him to junior boarding school. 

At the very young age of twenty-two, he suffered from alcohol addiction. He was sent to Betty Rehabilitation Centre to help him get through his addiction.

His behavior was unpleasant and unstable during his early days because of his mother’s unstable marital relationships. 

He was not close with his biological father. His mother got married three times. Her marriage never worked, which affected the mental health of Kevin

Not having a proper father figure to guide him at the early stage of his life was a huge reason to face those struggles. 

His non-biological father, Tom, helped him a lot to recover. 

Net Worth

The exact net worth of Kevin is not disclosed to the public.

The net worth of his father, Tom Selleck, is shown below:

Net WorthSources
$45 millionActor, producer, screenwriter


  • Kevin Selleck is fifty-five years old.
  • His nationality is American.

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