Courtney Gains is an American actor and singer. He is well-known for his performance in the 1984 supernatural horror film, “Children of the Corn” where he portrayed the role of Malachai.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Courtney Geighton Gains
Nick Name
Courtney Gains
Birth Date
22nd August 1965
Birth Place
Los Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac Sign
5 feet 11 inches
1.8 meters
89 kg
Social Media
Actor, Singer
Net Worth$3 million


Where was Courtney born and raised?

Courtney Gains was born on 22nd August 1965 in Los Angeles, California, United States. His birth name is Courtney Geighton Gains. Courtney hasn’t shared any information regarding his parents or siblings yet. Nor he has mentioned anything regarding his childhood.

Courtney has American nationality and white ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Libra. Talking about Courtney’s educational background, he has never once mentioned his degree. Since he has been active in acting since an early age, we believe he took acting classes in his early days.

Courtney Gains in 2017 Lovecraft Film Fest
Courtney Gains in 2017 Lovecraft Film Fest Source: Facebook

How did Courtney start his Career?

Courtney started his acting career in 1984 with his best-known movie “Children of the Corn” portraying the role of Malachai. He then went on to play smaller roles in the films and tv series such as “Hardbodies,” “Lust in the Dust,” “The Children of Times Square,” “Vietnam War Story,” “In the Heat of the Night,” etc.

Courtney gained his first award in 2008. His role in the film “Benny Bliss and the Disciples of Greatness” gained him the Audience Award for Best Actor. 2018 was the best year for Courtney as his performance in the film “Allen + Millie: A Short Romance” gained him two Awards of Merit Special Mention, Festival Award, Los Angeles Film Awards, Los Angeles Horror Competition, MedFF, Mykonos International Film Festival, Red Corner Film Festival, Sicily International Film Festival, Spotlight Horror Film Awards, West Coast International Film Festival, and Zed Fest Film Festival Award.

Courtney Gains

Courtney has been taking several other roles in upcoming films. He will next be appearing in the movies “Room 13,” “American Bigfoot,” “The Next Cassavetes,” “Eden Falls,” “Turning Tables,” and so on. Courtney is also a singer and guitarist apart from being a talented actor. In July 2021, he released his first album called “There was A Time” Acoustic Gaines Vol 1.

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Body Measurement

Courtney Gains is currently 56 years old turning 57 in August 2022. He is a handsome man and despite his age; he is actively working in an acting career. Courtney possesses blue eyes and golden hair. He stands 5 feet 11 inches which are about 1.8 meters and weighs 89 kg. Courtney hasn’t disclosed further information regarding his physical measurements or about his sexual orientation yet.

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Is Courtney Gains married?

Courtney is very secretive when it comes to opening up about his personal life. We don’t know if he is either married or not since Courtney has never once mentioned his love life or children. He is rather leading a single and happy life focused on his career. Courtney has neither mentioned anything about his interests. However, we do know that he is a social person despite disclosing his personal information to the public.


Social media account

Courtney Gains is active on Instagram. He has about 713 followers on Instagram where he can be connected with @courtneygains. On Facebook, he has gathered over 2.7 thousand followers. But it is his fan page account. Courtney is quite secretive when it comes to disclosing his personal life. Maybe it is one of the reasons that he isn’t active much on the social media platform. His posts are mainly related to his promotion of movies or songs.

Courtney Gains on the right with his friends
Courtney Gains on the right with his friend’s Source: Facebook

Net worth & Lifestyle 2022

Courtney has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2022. He makes his earnings through the entertainment industry. He will be making more earnings in the coming future with his increasing film roles. Courtney prefers to live a simple and busy life despite all the fame.



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