7 Things You Didn't Know About Kevin James

Check out these fun facts about the man behind Kevin Can Wait: Kevin James! Stream Kevin Can Wait on CBS All Access.

Get to know the star of CBS' new comedy, Kevin Can Wait.

Get to know the star of CBS' new comedy, Kevin Can Wait.

Hilarious, charming, and oh-so talented—Kevin James is beloved by many worldwide. But did you know he's also an athlete? 

Get to know more about the man behind Kevin Can Wait with these fun facts!

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He comes from a gifted family.

He comes from a gifted family.

While some siblings can hardly stand being in the same room, Kevin and his brother, actor and comedian Gary Valentine, seem to truly enjoy working together. In addition to co-starring in 
The King Of Queens, I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry, and Paul Blart: Mall Cop, the two New Yorkers also keep viewers laughing on Kevin Can Wait, where they play siblings. 


 
He's grateful to be working in Long Island.

He's grateful to be working in Long Island.

Kevin couldn't wait to get back to his childhood home, Long Island, New York, to shoot Kevin Can Wait. Not only is he closer to his family, but he also gets to enjoy one of his favorite local snacks: egg sandwiches. 

 
His first TV job was on

His first TV job was on "Candid Camera."

Kevin's first job on television was in 1992 when he made an uncredited appearance on The New Candid Camera, a reboot of the original practical joke show. 

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He's a sportsman, and he's got the accolades to prove it!

He's a sportsman, and he's got the accolades to prove it!

Kevin played football at the State University of New York at Cortland, where he majored in sports management. 
There's something new about his latest role.

There's something new about his latest role.

Kevin has always been committed to making fans laugh through his movies and TV shows, but he's never had a role like this before! Kevin Can Wait is the first show in which the actor plays a father. 
He's happily married.

He's happily married.

Kevin married his wife, actress Steffiana de la Cruz, in 2004. The couple has three daughters and one son.

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