After parting from his first wife, Kevin Costner dated Bridget Rooney, the niece of the late Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney. They also have son Liam Costner from their brief relationship.
According to the 2002 People article, ‘Bridget insisted on a paternity test’ to verify their son Liam’s parentage.
Who is Bridget Rooney?
Bridget Rooney is an actress and the niece of late Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney.
After divorcing his first wife, Cindy Costner, Kevin dated Bridget for a period of time, according to a 2002 People article.
Mega-hit movies starring Kevin Costner include Dances with Wolves (1990), Field of Dreams (1989), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), No Way Out (1987), The Untouchables (1987), and more.
In 1994, the actor and Cindy divorced after 16 years of marriage. The ex-couple has three children: Joe, 35; Lily, 36; and Annie, 39.
The Yellowstone actor and Bridget were only together for a few short months, but during that time, Liam Costner was born.
According to a 1996 New York Magazine article, Bridget, who was 34 at the time, worked for a regional television network in Aspen. She also spoke candidly to the magazine about her pregnancy, stating, “I’m 110% positive who the father is. Just taking pleasure in my pregnancy.
According to the 2002 People article, “Bridget insisted on a paternity test” to establish the paternity of their son Liam.
According to the source, Kevin allegedly established a trust fund for Liam. In 2023, the actor’s son will be 27 years old.
After their brief relationship, Kevin and Bridget broke up. Both ended their relationship and later married new partners. Kevin wed Christine in 2004, while Bridget married wealthy Bill Koch.
Bill is the brother of Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch, an American businessman, sailor, collector, and sailor. According to Forbes, in 2023 his net worth will be $1.6 billion. The petroleum coke and sulfur products business Oxbow Carbon Corp. was formed and is owned by Bill.