Kennya Baldwin: Interesting Facts About Stephen Baldwin’s Wife
Kennya Baldwin is a member of the star-studded Baldwin family. She is the wife of Stephen Andrew Baldwin, the youngest of the Baldwin Brothers. The rest of the clan includes sibs Alexander Rae Baldwin III, Daniel Leroy Baldwin, and William Joseph Baldwin (Billy Baldwin). Kennya rose to prominence after she wedded Stephen. But she too comes from an honored family with Grammy winner Eumir Deodato being her father. Here’s more on Stephen Baldwin’s wife Kennya Baldwin.
Kennya Baldwin – Background
Kennya Deodato Baldwin was born on 24th October 1968 in New York, USA. Although she is an American by birth, her ethnicity is mixed. She is the daughter of the renowned Brazilian music icon Eumir Deodato de Almeida. Her 80-year-old pianist, composer, record producer, and arranger dad got nominated for Grammys thrice. He won the prestigious award in 1974. It was for the Best Pop Instrumental Performance category.
The name of Kennya’s mother is Mary Ellen Deodato. Sadly, she passed away on April 9, 2021, at the age of 50 years. Deodato’s daughter went to the class of 1984 at York Preparatory School in New York. Later she got admitted to the Parsons School of Design in Lower Manhattan.
She Became A Baldwin in 1990
Kennya Deodato met her man in 1987 at a subway station in New York. Soon love blossomed and they started dating. After 3 years of courtship, they tied the knot on June 10, 1990. The couple was going strong for almost 3 decades until Stephen got accused of cheating on his wife. The media caught him spending private time with a masseuse named Ruth Perez Anselm in 2018.
While Baldwin refuted the claims when confronted, Ruth publicly acknowledged their relationship. She spilled the beans about how things began in 2016 during Baldwin’s work tours to LA. Interestingly, despite infidelity allegations, Kennya didn’t leave her husband. She and Stephen are still spouses.
They Have Supermodel Daughters and A Famous Son-in-law In Justin Bieber
The Baldwin couple has two gorgeous daughters. Their firstborn is Alaia Baldwin. The model cum actress is currently 30 years and married to Andrew Aronow. Alaia also advocates for women with endometriosis, a condition she has personally experienced. Kennya’s younger daughter is Hailey Bieber. She is a supermodel and has worked for several big brands like Guess, Ralph Lauren, and Tommy Hilfiger. With above 50M Instagram followers currently, she is the more popular of the two siblings. The Baldwin family has an even bigger name attached to them though. It is none other than famed Canadian singer Justin Bieber who Hailey married in 2018.
Stephen Baldwin’s Wife Is A Staunch Christian Thanks To Her Maid
Kennya and Stephen turning to Jesus have a lot to do with a Brazilian housemaid named Augusta. After the birth of their first daughter, the couple hired her. While working she used to sing about Jesus in Portuguese. When asked about the same, Augusta said she learned that if she came to work for them, the Baldwins would develop faith in Christianity. As per Stephen, she also claimed that “She had a dream and saw me, saw my wife and saw my first daughter Alaia”. All these had a strong influence on Kennya who received Jesus wholeheartedly. Stephen however was not convinced initially but had a change of heart after 9/11.
Kennya Baldwin- Career And Net Worth
Kennya started her career as an IT professional in graphic design. She is still a graphic designer by profession. But the details of her workplace are kept a secret from the general public. Her net worth is believed to be $300,000. As for her actor, producer, and director husband Stephen, his net worth is around $1 Million. Kennya’s dad Eumir Deodato meanwhile owns an estimated net worth of $10 Million. Being the daughter, she probably would be inheriting from that. If and when that happens her monetary assets will increase significantly.
By the way, did you know Stephen Baldwin and Kennya Baldwin were broke once? Well, they filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2009. Stephen reportedly owed $1.2 million in two mortgages on a house of $1.1 million value. He also had a $1 million tax debt and $70,000 in credit card. He is understood to have paid the debts later on.