Height: 169 cm
Weight: 56 kg
Date of birth: December 8, 1953 (Age: 63)
Slim, elegant and sweet, Kim Basinger was born to be a star. Her great shaped body and long hair were noticed by model scouts of Ford Model Agency, when the future star was very young. At first she refused from the offer, but then changed her mind and accepted it.
Kim Basinger age is close to 62 now (she will be 62 on the 8th of December, 2015), but looking at her charming face, you refuse to believe that this woman is not young already. So, how did Kim Basinger manage to achieve such a loud success in her career?
Kim Basinger bio is not full of sorrows or troubles. She was born for success.
Kim Basinger Biography
The girl was born in the family of an actress and musician on December, 8 in 1953 in Athens (Georgia). Her mother, Ann Lee, used to be a very beautiful woman, who served as a model and appeared in several popular movies. Her father, named Donald, was a big musician and former soldier, who tried to be strict to his five children (Kim has two sisters and two brothers). That’s why the future star told, she was tired from her father’s criticism, as he had never given her compliments. She was a very shy and silent child, who had big troubles at school.
Kim was beautiful from very childhood, but she wasn’t aware of it. That’s why, when she was offered to work as a model at the age of 16, she was very impressed as she had never considered herself as a beauty. She wanted to refuse from the offer, as she studied ballet from 3 years old and dreamed to make career as a ballerina. But then she accepted the offer and had been working as a model during 5 years.
In 1971 young and attractive Kim decided to move to Los Angeles and start her acting career. During several years she took part in some TV shows. The most successful of them was TV series “Charlie’s Angels”, where her slim figure was noticed by popular film directors. Thus she appeared in some films on the big screen, but they didn’t bring any fame to her.
To vivid her career, Kim Basinger made up her mind to take part in photosession for “Playboy”. Her flexible body and full sensitive lips became popular among producers and film directors. But they offered her the roles of sexual blonds. Erotism of Kim and the curves of her body had defined the direction of her career for many years ahead.
Nevertheless the first success came to Kim Basinger, when she acted as Jodie in the movie “Hard Country” in 1981. Two years later she got the role that brought her world fame and love. It was the role of Domino in the movie “Never Say Never Again”. To act in a Bond movie was a great honor for the young actress. At the film set she worked with a male star Sean Connery.
Kim Basinger was very lucky to act with the best male actors. Her film partners were popular and talented and she could learn from them. Thus she played with Mickey Rourke at “Nine 1/2 Weeks”. This erotic movie became a visiting card of a sexual blond Kim.
Later she acted with Richard Gere in the film “No Merci”. Her other star partner was Bruce Willis in the movie “The Blind Date”.
In 1989 Kim Basinger played one of the most prominent roles in her career. Kim acted as Vicki Vale, press photographer in the movie “Batman”. Kim Basinger Batman till now remains one of the best movies in her career.
Now Kim is more than 60. But she looks great and takes part in various modern movies like “Grudge Match” and “I Am Here”. The beauty has made a deal with model agency in her 60. It is the same agency, where her 18 year old daughter works as a model.
Kim Basinger is often asked how she had managed to keep her body slim and her skin so soft. She answers, it was possible due to a vegan diet and cardio workouts that she does 6 times per week.
Being rich, popular and very beautiful, the actress is not happy in her personal life. She had been married twice. The first time she became a wife of Ron Snyder-Britton, the makeup artist. She got divorced him in 1988. In 1991 she met her second husband and a father of her daughter, Alec Baldwin. They acted in the movie “The Marrying Man” together. Alec and Kim fell in love, got married and had a daughter Ireland Eliesse Baldwin. In 2002 they got divorced and during many years struggled for their daughter custody.
Now Kim is alone. She tells in her interviews, that sad marriage experience prevented her from attempts to start family life again. Kim Basinger dating is the most discussed topic among her fans. They can’t believe that such a beautiful lady can stay alone. She even was supposed to date Eminem, who is 20 years younger. But Kim doesn’t comment any rumors about her personal life.
Kim Basinger daughter is working as a model now. She admires her slim and fashionable mother, who is always young. Kim tries to remain the best sample for her daughter.