More and more people are becoming celebrities not for starting off something in their name from scratch, but for being affiliated in one way or the other to people who have achieved a lot in their careers. Leslie Knipfing, the sister of Kevin James the renowned comedian, actor, screenwriter, and producer is one of these guys.
Leslie is most known for working in the charity events of her brother through which she has been able to impact many lives positively. Largely, what people know about Leslie revolves around her brother, his charity, and their larger family. But in this article, we are going to be revealing a lot of personal facts we gathered about the kind-hearted woman.
Leslie Knipfing – Bio
Reports of her birth have it that she was born into her popular family on the 17th day of November in the year 1974 in Mineola, New York City, the United States of America but was raised in Stony Brook, Long Island. She is an American national while her family is of German descent.
Not much has been disclosed about Leslie Knipfing’s younger days in terms of where she went to school (high school and college), what course she studied, and all other similar things. However, it is believed that she is well educated even though her eye disease known as Retinitis Pigmentosa made her childhood less fun. The disease is a rare genetic disorder that affects the eye leading to vision impairment. Her poor eyesight is said to be the reason that she couldn’t pursue a career in the acting industry and it has also limited her from other things.
Notwithstanding, Leslie has been able to turn around her condition for good. Being gentle and kind-hearted, she has devoted much of her life to charities creating awareness about the rare genetic eye disease. In doing this, she has put smiles on the faces of many people, working alongside her brother Kevin James by raising money for various charities and non-governmental organizations.
Aside from working for charity causes, Leslie Knipfing is also known to be working for her brother in organizing his schedules and making sure everything runs smoothly for him. Her brother has disclosed many times that he is grateful for all that she does for him.
Leslie Knipfing was born into a famous family whose head is Joseph Valentine Knipfing with Janet Knipfing as his wife. She is the youngest of their three children, including Hollywood actor, producer, and comedian Kevin George Knipfing famously known as Kevin James and Gary Joseph Knipfing better-known with his screen name Gary Valentine. He’s also an actor, comedian, and writer.
The eldest of the Knipfing siblings, Gary, was born on November 22, 1961. He is best known for his works as an actor on The King of Queens (1999–2007), Stuck on You (2003), I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007), Men of a Certain Age (2009-2011), Wrong (2012), Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015), Kevin Can Wait (2016-2018), and other works.
Her immediate elder brother Kevin James was born on April 26, 1965, and he began his entertainment career in the year 1989. He is known for his works on The King of Queens (1998–2007), Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Zookeeper (2011), Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015), and Kevin Can Wait (2016–2018). He has been largely successful in his career with a couple of awards and nominations in recognition of his exceptional acting talent.
Other Facts About Kevin James’ Sister
- Net Worth
Though she does not have a career that she is well known in, Leslie Knipfing has a net worth reported to be about $1.5 million.
- Relationship Life
No disclosures have been made about Leslie’s love interest, none in the past, neither is there any in the present. Perhaps, at the right time, she will let us in on the ongoings in her love life.
- Body Measurement
Some of the information that still remains missing about this celebrity are details of her body measurements like weight, bust, waist, and hips. However, aside from these unknowns, we know that she stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches which is 5 inches above the average height of an American woman (5 feet 4 inches).