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Get to Know Ron Snyder - Kim Basinger's Former Husband Who is a Makeup Artist

Published Fri May 14 2021 By sonalama
Get to Know Ron Snyder - Kim Basinger's Former Husband Who is a Makeup Artist

Ron Synder is an American makeup artist as well as an author. He started working as a makeup artist in the early 1960s. Later, he discovered his unique skill of writing poems and essays in 2005.

Ron was brought into this world on February 16, 1939, in Santa Monica, California, U.S.A. He was enrolled and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Mathematics. 

Have a look at the below information to know him more closely.

Married to Kim Basinger

                                     Ron Synder with his wife Kim Basinger.                                                               Image Source: FanPix.Net

The Makeup Artist Ron Snyder was married to the renowned American model turned actress, Kim Basinger on  October 12, 1980. They were blessed with three children who were named Allison, and twins Brett and Ashley. Later on January 30, 1990, the couple decided to break their marriage due to a lot of controversy in their conjugal life.

Controversy with Wife.

During their married life, both Ron and Kim had a lot of problems with each other. Kim accused his husband of abusing drugs and also criticized him to be a heavy gambler. 

While Ron blamed his wife for hiding money from him and also found her cheating on him with different men. Both of them were fed up and decided to get separated in 1990.

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Ron Synder started his career in the early 1960s as a makeup artist. He has worked as a Makeup Department Head in many tv series and was recognized for his work as well. Some of his work includes Hung, Swingtown, Deadwood, The Terminal, The Last Samurai, The Big Brass Ring, and so on.

Later in 2005, he found himself writing essays and poems and was fond of them. Now he also works as an author has written many books. In the book Kim Basinger: Longer than Forever, he has expressed his feelings and situations of his controversial conjugal life with his wife. Dark Journey to Blackness, Novelty: Words of Passion for her, Man or Monster are some of his works.

Book written by Ron Synder also known as Ron Britton.

Net Worth and Source of Income

The estimated net worth of Ron Synder is around $14 million which he earned through his profession as a makeup artist as well as an author. He has worked very sincerely throughout his life and now has a decent amount of income.


The makeup artist has won two PrimeTime Emmys for Outstanding Makeup for a Series(Non-Prosthetic) for the tv series Deadwood in 2005 and 2007. He was also nominated for Best Period Makeup and Best Contemporary Makeup in Hollywood Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Award.

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