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Legendary Hollywood actor, Kevin Costner, as we all know, is blessed with several children from separate marriages. However, one of his sons, Cayden Wyatt Costner, is the main star of this article.

Born to already established parents, Costner enjoyed a lavish upbringing and has been in the spotlight right from birth. Being the son of a prolific on-screen figure, the attention that Costner has gotten has prompted members of the public to know more about him.

Who is Cayden Wyatt Costner?

Cayden Wyatt Costner

Cayden Wyatt Costner, born on May 6, 2007, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America, is the eldest son of the renowned actor, Kevin Costner, and model Christine Baumgartner.

Costner’s father, Kevin Costner, is a prominent figure in the American film industry, having achieved success as an actor, director, producer, and musician. His mother, Christine Baumgartner, is a well-known model and handbag designer.

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Costner grew up with his six siblings, two of whom are his biological siblings, Hayes and Grace, who were born in 2009 and 2010, respectively. The other four are his half-siblings from his father’s previous marriages.

Kevin Costner with his son

Despite his family’s fame, Costner remains relatively private, with limited information available about his personal life, education and career aspirations. His family, particularly his parents, has taken measures to shield him from the public eye.

As of the latest available measurements, Costner is reported to stand at 5 feet, 2 inches tall.

Cayden Wyatt Costner’s age

As of the time of this writing, Costner is 16 years old. He was born on May 7, 2007, under the Taurus zodiac sign.

Cayden Wyatt Costner’s net worth

As a minor and a private individual, specific financial details about Costner’s wealth are not publicly disclosed.

However, his father, the award-winning movie icon Kevin Costner, is estimated to be worth $250 million.

Cayden Wyatt Costner’s family

Cayden Wyatt Costner family

Costner hails from a renowned family deeply embedded in the entertainment industry. He is the first child from Kevin Costner’s marriage to Christine Baumgartner, who tied the knot in September 2004.

His father, Kevin Costner, is a distinguished figure in Hollywood, who is celebrated for his roles in iconic films and recognised as a director and producer. 

Costner’s mother, Christine Baumgartner, is a notable model and handbag designer. She ventured into the fashion industry and in October 2005, she launched her handbag collection. Baumgartner holds a business degree from California State University Fullerton.

The Costner family, including Cayden Costner himself, has been the subject of public interest since his birth, given his father’s celebrity status. Despite the family’s efforts to maintain privacy, their lives occasionally come under scrutiny from curious fans and the media.

His father was previously married to Cindy Costner, with whom he shares three children, making Cayden the half-brother of Annie Costner, Lily Costner and Joe Costner. After his divorce from Cindy, Kevin Cindy Costner had a relationship with Bridget Rooney, resulting in the birth of Cayden’s half-brother, Liam Costner.

The family expanded when Costner’s siblings from Kevin Costner’s marriage to Christine, namely Hayes Logan Costner and Grace Avery Costner, entered the picture. Hayes, born in 2009, and Grace, born in 2010, are Cayden’s immediate younger brother and sister, respectively.

His eldest sibling, Annie Costner, born on April 15, 1984, followed in their father’s footsteps into acting. She graced the screen alongside her dad in the Oscar-winning film, Dances With Wolves. Transitioning from acting to producing, Annie co-founded Sound Off Films in 2014, lending her talents to documentary productions such as Katy Perry’s Witness Tour and The Discarded: A Tale of Two Rios. In July 2016, she exchanged vows with Dr. Danny Cox, a physician, in a ceremony held on her father’s private estate in Carpinteria, California.

Costner’s second-eldest sibling, Lily Costner, was born on August 4, 1986. She is Kevin Costner’s second child with Cindy Silva. Like her older sister, Lily ventured into acting with roles in movies such as The Baby-Sitters Club and The Postman. Lily, a gifted singer, contributed to soundtracks and even collaborated with her father’s band, Kevin Costner & Modern West, for a duet on the song “Heaven’s Gate”.

On January 31, 1988, Costner’s oldest brother, Joe, was born, the youngest child of Kevin and Cindy Costner. Just like his older sisters and parents. Joe is also actively involved in entertainment. After appearing in films such as The Postman and Tin Cup as a boy, he ultimately discovered his true passion in the entertainment industry: Working behind the scenes. Upon graduating from the University of Colorado, Joe showed his love of music and his father praised him for his strong morals and loyal connections.

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Costner’s immediate older brother, Liam, was born in November 1996 and is the son of Kevin Costner and Bridget Rooney. Preferring a more private life, Liam stays largely out of the public eye.

He has two younger siblings. His immediate biological younger brother, Hayes Logan, is two years younger than Costner. He was born on February 12, 2009, and is the second child of Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner. Named after a cowboy character in a Western film, Hayes has embraced sports at a young age, often accompanying his siblings to their father’s movie premieres.

As for his younger sister, Grace Avery Costner, the youngest of the Costner siblings. She was born on June 2, 2010. At just five years old, Grace displayed an early understanding of her father’s transformative appearances in film roles. Described as a “girly girl” by her dad, Grace engages in pursuits such as sewing and dancing, adding a unique charm to the Costner family dynamics.

Cayden Wyatt Costner’s parents

Cayden Wyatt Costner parents

Costner’s parents’ relationship kicked off on a golf course in the 1980s. However, at that time, Kevin Costner was still married to his first wife, Cindy Silva, with whom he had three children. The marriage to Silva ended in 1994, and in the interim, Costner had a brief relationship with Bridget Rooney, resulting in the birth of his son Liam (26).

After his divorce from Silva in 1994, fate led Costner back to Christine Baumgartner. Their paths crossed at a restaurant in 1998 and began dating.

Recalling the early days, Kevin Costner said: “We exchanged numbers, and I told her that I would—did she mind if I called her in two weeks? I did not realise that was like an insult to a woman”.

Their love story culminated in a fairytale wedding in September 2004. The couple exchanged vows at Costner’s 160-acre ranch, The Dunbar, near Aspen, Colorado. The picturesque event featured Costner arriving in a horse-drawn carriage, while Baumgartner made her entrance in a vintage pickup truck, creating a memorable celebration.

However, the once-harmonious marriage faced a challenging twist. Baumgartner filed for divorce from Kevin Costner on May 1, 2023, citing “irreconcilable differences”. The subsequent legal proceedings proved contentious. Costner’s legal team claimed that Baumgartner refused to vacate their shared home in the Santa Barbara area, leading to a judge’s order for her to leave by July 31, 2023.

Amidst the divorce battle, financial disagreements came to the forefront. In June 2023, Baumgartner requested a substantial monthly child support sum of $248,000 for their three teenage children. The court initially ruled for just under $130,000 in July 2023. However, in August 2023, Baumgartner’s team sought an increase to $175,057, arguing that the children should experience a lifestyle comparable to their father’s when in their mother’s care.

Cayden Wyatt Costner now

Cayden Wyatt Costner now

In recent times, Cayden Wyatt Costner has continued to maintain a low profile in the public eye. While he is occasionally spotted at family events and outings, the teenager is still a high school student and has always been spoken well of by his parents during interviews. 

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