He may be a successful actor, but Kevin Costner is also the father of seven wonderful children — and he loves having a big blended family! The Yellowstone the actor is the father of his daughters, AnneLily and Grace, and her sons, Joe, Liam, Cayden and Hayes, from three different relationships.
Although Kevin has opened up about the difficulty of sometimes having “two sets of children”, he didn’t want it any other way. In fact, Kevin has adapted to the challenges that come with a 26-year age gap between his oldest and youngest children.
“As [my] kids interacting with each other, there’s always that little bit of, ‘Do you care about us now as much as you care about them?’ It’s just a natural thing that happens, and you have to talk about the size of love,” he said. mom.com in 2015. “The ability to be able to love someone else doesn’t mean there’s less love for you. Love always seems able to cling to as many people as it is necessary in this circle.
Kevin noted that his adoration only grew for his children as he welcomed one after another. Because he cared deeply about them, he needed to have a chat with Annie, Lily, Joe, and Liam about any “jealousy” that might have existed in the family.
“I basically recalled [my older kids] that they were going to spend twice as much time with me on this planet,” field of dreams said the star. “I said, ‘Look, they won’t have what you had,’ and then they all kissed.”
Each of Kevin’s children is different, but he can’t help but laugh at some of the fun things his youngest daughter Grace does. During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in 2015, the Oscar the winner hilariously recalled a time Grace put him in his place.
“[One time] I was looking [my movie] Black or white and there’s this moment when I’m coming out of a swimming pool…and she came in and sat down next to me…and she said, ‘Daddy, you have a big belly!’ he joked. “And I tried to explain to his character development, that I was going to be a grandfather [in the film].”
Check out the gallery below to meet Kevin’s seven children!