An American actress Kim Delaney is widely known for her starring role on ABC drama TV series known as NYPD Blue as Detective Diane Russell. For that role, she also won an Emmy Award. During her early career, she portrayed the role as Jenny Gardner in ABC daytime TV drama called All My Children. Later, she had the leading roles in TV dramas CSI: Miami, Philly and on Lifetime TV drama called Army Wives. Kim has been active in the acting field since 1981 and from that time, she has succeed a lot and gained huge number of fans following.
Kim Delaney is the native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She came into this world on 29th November of the year 1961 which has now made her reach at the age of 54. She is the daughter of Joan and Jack Delaney. Her mother was a homemaker whereas her father was a union official and a former head of United Auto Workers. Kim was raised up as Roman Catholic. She was grown up in Roxborough. Her other family members also include her four brothers who are named as Patrick, Keith, John and Ed. She went to get her education from the J. W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School. While there, she worked as model for Elite agency.
After completing her graduation, she went to New York and then she found an employment there as a model. At same time, she also studied acting with William Esper. Delaney first came into the lime light after she played as an innocent teenager Jenny Gardner Nelson on soap opera called All My Children which was also her first job. After leaving the NYPD Blue, she started acting in feature films. Her other movies and TV credits include Lady Boss, Hangfire, The Force, 10.5, Mission to Mars, Serial Killer, Closer and Closer, Hotel, Tour of Duty, The O.C., Army Wives and many more.
A beautiful lady Kim has already got married. She has married twice as well as divorced too. At first, she was married to her first husband Charles Grant with whom she tied her knot in 1984. Due to some reason, the pair got divorced just after four years of their marriage in 1988. After that, she again got married with her second husband Joseph Cortese in 1989. Later, they separated in 1994. In addition to that, Kim also has one child, a son named Jack together with Joseph to whom she gave birth in 1990.
Prior to getting married for two times, she was also engaged with the producer Alan Barnette from 1997 till 2006. It is not known whether she is dating some or not presently. She also has dogs named Penny and Sydney. Kim was arrested in 2002 in Malibu, California for suspicion of drunk driving after she refused taking breathalyzer test. In 2011, she was also selected as a speaker at presentation of National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal to Robert Gates. She is a hard working woman with the estimated net worth of $3 million. Besides that, to know more details related to her bio, she can be followed in Instagram and Twitter.