Joe Costner: Kevin Costner’s son who transitioned from acting to sound engineer

Joe Costner: Son of Kevin Costner who transitioned from acting to sound engineer

Joe Costner is an American actor, audio engineer and production sound mixer. He is best known for being the son of the famous actor, filmmaker, musician and songwriter, Kevin Costner. Joe is known to have a successful career like his father but on a slightly different path.

Joe Costner biography

a younger Joe Costner
Joe Costner (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Joe Tedrick Costner was born on January 31, 1988, in Los Angeles County, California, United States of America. He has a degree in History from the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Joe Costner career

Joe Costner enjoying his work

Costner began his acting career as a child, starring in Tin Cup (1996) and The Postman (1997) with his father and older sisters. He also appeared in Better Than Yourself. Costner currently works behind the scenes in entertainment as an audio engineer and production sound mixer.

“Joe just graduated from Boulder. He’s really gifted in music. He’s settling in on what his journey will be … and his mission. I think the best indication of Joe is that he’s a solid person and his friends are really solid,” his father Kevin Costner told HuffPost in 2014.

“You really can judge how well he has done in life by the quality of his friends and how he has kept them. I’ve tried to encourage him, it’s good to be your own person.”

Joe Costner movies

Below is a list of some of the movies that Costner has been featured in:

  • Tin Cup (1996)
  • The Postman (1997)
  • Better Than Yourself

Joe Costner’s net worth

Costner reportedly has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

His father, on the other hand, has an estimated net worth of $400 million, according to Parade.

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Joe Costner family

Joe Costner with his family

Costner is the youngest son of Kevin Costner and Cindy Silva. Kevin Costner is a multi-award-winning actor, filmmaker and musician. He is known for starring in leading man roles for popular films like The Untouchables (1987), Bull Durham (1988), Field of Dreams (1989), JFK (1991), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), The Bodyguard (1992), A Perfect World (1993) and Wyatt Earp (1994).

Other works he has been credited with include The Postman (1997), Open Range (2003), Silverado (1985) No Way Out (1987), Tin Cup (1996), Message in a Bottle (1999), For Love of the Game (1999), Thirteen Days (2000), Mr. Brooks (2007), Swing Vote (2008), The Company Men (2010), 3 Days to Kill (2014), Draft Day (2014), Black or White (2014), McFarland, USA (2015) and The Highwaymen (2019).

He has also starred in Man of Steel (2013), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014), Hidden Figures (2016), Molly’s Game (2017) and Let Him Go (2020).

On television, Kevin Costner is known for starring in the miniseries Hatfields & McCoys (2012) and the Paramount Network original drama series, Yellowstone. He has earned several awards and recognitions, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Costner’s mother, Silva, is an actress who starred in Dances with Wolves (1990) and LiteWeight (1998). Both Kevin Costner and Silva met in 1975 while in college. Three years later, they were married and had three children together – two girls and a boy. In 1994, the couple divorced after 16 years of marriage.

Costner’s older sisters are Annie Costner and Lily Costner. Annie (born on April 15, 1984) also followed in her father’s footsteps at a young age, appearing alongside Costner in the Oscar-winning film, Dances With Wolves, as Christine. She also appeared in the Baby-Sitters ClubThe Postman and Lazy Teenage Superheroes.

Annie is now a producer and a co-founder of Sound Off Films. Through her company, she has produced various documentaries, including Katy Perry’s Witness Tour documentary, The Pittsburgh Drug TrialsThe Discarded: A Tale of Two Rios and Bump and Spike. She is married to a physician, Dr Danny Cox.

Lily (born on August 4, 1986) also had a brief stint in acting before transitioning to music. She is currently the lead singer of her father’s band, Kevin Costner & Modern West. She joined his band for a duet of the song “Heaven’s Gate”, which is featured on the album Tales from Yellowstone.

Costner also has four step-siblings from his father’s relationships – Liam Costner (born in November 1996), who is Costner’s son from a brief relationship with Bridget Rooney; Cayden Wyatt Costner (born on May 6, 2007), Hayes Logan Costner (born on February 12, 2009) and  Grace Avery Costner (born on June 2, 2010), who are Costner’s children with his estranged wife, Christine Baumgartner.

Joe Costner age

Costner is currently 35 years old and will turn 36 in January 2024.

Joe Costner now

Joe Costner previously worked as a sound mixer for his older sister Annie’s production company. Now, he has founded his own company, Spartan Recording, according to Good Housekeeping.

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