Courtney Gains is a talented American actor who has won a lot of awards throughout his professional career. He rose to prominence after portraying the role of Malachai in the supernatural slasher movie called Children of the Corn. It was his debut performance but he was able to win a lot of hearts through his performance. Please stick with us to know more about the details of his life and his journey to popularity.
|Full Name||Courtney Gains|
|Date of Birth||22 August 1965|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, United States of America|
|Age||56 years old|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.79m/179cm)|
|Ex-Girlfriend||Kelley Marie Pospisil|
|Net Worth||$3 million (estimated)|
Early Life and Family Details
Courtney Gains was born on 22 August 1965 in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. Sadly, he has not revealed who his parents are to the public. Neither has he spoken much about his siblings. However, according to online sources, his mother used to work as an entertainer when he was a young child of 14 years of age. Besides this, he is currently 56 years old with the zodiac sign of Leo.
Courtney Gains is an American by nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. Apart from this, he has not revealed which religion he practices at the moment. Furthermore, his educational background and qualifications are also currently missing. He prefers to keep the details concerning his early life away from the media’s attention. He has also been extremely successful in doing so as there is no reliable information concerning his education at the moment.
Courtney Gains stands at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.79m/179cm) tall and he weighs around 89kg (196lbs). Apart from this, he has kept the details of his body measurements and related information away from the media’s attention. Talking about his physical appearance, he has an average body build. In addition to this, the color of his eyes is blue and the color of his hair is golden.
Courtney Gains began his journey in the world of entertainment by portraying Malachai in the 1984 supernatural horror movie, Children of the Corn. This role would also be the breakthrough moment of his career as people began recognizing him through this role. Another one of his most notable roles came a year later when he played the role of Dixon in the science fiction movie, Back to the Future alongside actors like Lea Thompson and Elisabeth Shue. He is also famous as Kenneth Wurman from the teen romantic and comedy movie, Can’t Buy Me Love.
In addition to this, Courtney has also appeared in a lot of different television series. His first recurring role on television came in 1993 when he played the role of Coley Hiffern for two episodes of the crime, drama, and mystery television series, In the Heat of the Night. Likewise, he played the recurring role of Roy Cantwell for five episodes of the crime, drama television series, The Guardian. He has also played the remarkable role of the six-fingered man or Frank Nunn in the comedy, crime, drama television series called Monk.
Courtney Gains has established himself well in the entertainment industry, especially in the horror movie genre. He portrayed Allen Mitchell in the short horror and comedy movie, Allen + Millie: A Short Romance. This role would later win him a total of sixteen different awards. These awards include individual as well as shared awards with the cast members of the movie. He has won awards like the West Coast International Film Festival Award along with the Los Angeles Film Award for this role.
Apart from his career as an actor, Courtney has also contributed his talents to the music industry. On 6 December 1996, he performed live with the American rock band called Phish during their concert in Las Vegas. Furthermore, he has also released his solo album as a musician. He has also made a guest appearance on the crime, drama, and mystery series, Diagnosis Murder where he portrayed Dwayne Roberts for an episode. According to an interview with Convicted Artist, he claims that he is very proud of appearing in the series.
Talking about Courtney Gains’ presence on social media platforms, he is active on Instagram. His account (@courtneygains) currently has 601 followers. Apart from this, he is not available on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. There is an account on Twitter (@CourtneyGains) that might belong to the actor but the last tweet made was on 18 February 2013.
Love Life and Spouse
Courtney Gains is most probably single and not in a relationship with anyone at the moment. However, he was in a romantic relationship with his ex-girlfriend and her name is Kelley Marie Pospisil. Sadly, their relationship stole the limelight for a lot of wrong reasons. They did not have any children from their relationship and they dated each other for two years. However, things began falling apart for the two of them and they finally drifted apart.
According to an article by TMZ, Kelley filed a restraining order against the actor in 2012. The main reason for this was that he was harassing her after their break-up. In addition to this, she also stated that he used to send her threatening messages on her phone. Apart from this, there is no reliable information available concerning his current relationship status at the moment.
Net Worth of Courtney Gains
Courtney Gains earns from his professional career as an actor. He has also played a lot of remarkable roles in the industry and has garnered a lot of attention towards himself. In addition to this, he is an award-winning actor and he has also won the hearts of many. As of the year 2021, he has an estimated net worth that lies somewhere around $3 million.
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