Ken Kirzinger is a famous Canadian Actor and Stuntman best known for his portrayals of Jason Voorhees in Freddy vs. Jason. His most notable works are Dead End(2007), Jy Ride-3, Watchmen (2009) and Paycheck (2003).
Who is Ken Kirzinger?
Ken was born on November 4, 1959, in Saskatchewan, Canada as Kenneth David Kirzinger. He is the second child of Agnes Kirzinger and Wilfred Kirzinger. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Likewise, his elder brother’s name is Dave Krizinger. His brother was the one who raised him.
He was an athletic kid. He used to play college football and basketball. At the University of British Columbia, he blew his knee out while playing football.
This led him into stunt work. During his college years, various notable colleges tried to scout him for several sports.
When he was a child he loved lots of good kills! And for a fun look for Blackburn. He grew up sneaking out of bed to watch Thriller Chiller Theatre. But at this point, he prefers Science and Fiction genres.
Dave Krizinger, Ken’s brother played for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League from 1978 to 1986.
In an interview, Ken said that he loved to watch movies when he was a child. He said that he got into stunt work in a hope of discovering and becoming a well-known actor.
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Ken Made His TV Debut in 1989
Ken’s first appearance took on the small screen. It was in 1989 with the horror franchise, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan as New York cook.
He has contributed his stunt scenes for more than 60 movies. Also on TV shows including Still Not Quite Human, Firestorm, The X-Files, Day Glow Warrior and so on.
Talking about his love life, he used to date an actress, Karen Campbell. The couple started dating in 2003. However, they seem to have separated.
At present, the actor is possibly single.
Ken Kirzinger Net Worth
As of 2021, Ken has an estimated net worth of $1 million. As an actor and stuntman, his yearly income is around $600,000. In other words, he earns around $50,000 a month.
There is a record of Freddy vs. Jason, in 2003 that earned $114.9 million at the box office. Playing Jason is a gift for Kirzinger that keeps on giving him.
Ken is a tall guy with a height of 6ft and 5 inches. He weighs around 90kg. Furthermore, he was the second tallest out of the nine actors to have played Jason Voorhees.
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