Inside Kevin Turen’s Family: Meet The Producer’s Wife Evelina Oboza and Children Jack and James

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The Euphoria producer Kevin Turen was married to his spouse Evelina Oboza before his death and the duo had kids. Details about his family explored.

Hollywood is mourning the death of famed producer Kevin Turen whose works included being the executive producer of the movies The Idol and Euphoria.

He had a successful career in the entertainment industry that spanned decades.

He is survived by his wife Evelina after he tragically passed away in November 2023. Here’s everything we know about his family.

Turen, who was said to have had a photographic memory and could remember every frame of film he's ever watched, is survived by his wife of 11 years Evelina and their children. The pair are pictured here in 2018
Turen, who was said to have had a photographic memory and could remember every frame of film he’s ever watched, is survived by his wife of 11 years Evelina, and their children. The pair are pictured here in 2018

Who was Kevin Turen married to?

Kevin Turen was married once to his long-term spouse, Evelina Turen Oboza.

The executive producer tied the knot on June 23, 2012, to Evelina when he was 33 years old and she was years younger at the time.

The couple’s love life, including how they met, where they held their wedding, and other marital details, are not well documented online.

They remained a couple until his passing in November 2023, meaning they were married for 11 years.

Kevin and Evelina Turen had been married since June 2012Credit: Getty
Kevin and Evelina Turen had been married since June 2012. Credit: Getty

Who is Kevin Turen’s wife Evelina Oboza?

Evelina Oboza (now known as Evelina Turen or simply Eve) is best known as the wife of the late executive Hollywood producer, Kevin Turen.

Like her spouse, she is also in the entertainment industry and works as an actress with several movie credits under her belt.

Evelina is best known for her roles in The Box (2009), That Awkward Moment (2014), and Arbitrage (2012).

The actress has starred alongside huge Hollywood names including Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan, Mackenzie Davis, Evan Peters, Emma Roberts, and Cameron Diaz.

Evelina has also made appearances in the award-winning sitcom Scrubs as well as Desperate Housewives.

Did Kevin Turen and Evelina have any children?

In the Euphoria and The Idol producer, Kevin Turen’s over-decade marriage to his wife Evelina the couple were parents.

Kevin and Evelina had two children – all sons whose names are Jack Turen and James Turen.

Aside from their names, nothing else is known about the celebrity kids.

After Turen suddenly died, his friend described the producer as one of Hollywood’s “brightest stars”.

“Despite his many achievements in Hollywood, Kevin’s greatest passion was his family and friends,” he said.

“He was so proud of his children.

“He and his wife, Evelina, were resolved that their children grow up with great values and ensured they make a difference in the broader world.

“Our collective heart breaks for them, and we all feel such a profound sense of loss.

Kevin Turen sadly passed in November 2023
Kevin Turen sadly passed away in November 2023. Credit: Getty

Who was Kevin Turen and what are some of his movies and TV shows?

Kevin Turen, 44, was born on August 16, 1979, in New York City.

He was an American film and television producer, known for producing the X film series from 2022, among a spate of others.

He studied cinema at Columbia University, graduating with a degree in English and Critical Film Studies.

Turen made his producing debut on the indie film Wassup Rockers from director Larry Clark in 2005.

Alongside HBO hit show Euphoria, Turen was also an executive producer on The Idol, the show starring Abel Tesfaye – otherwise known as The Weeknd – and Lily-Rose Depp.

Turen produced Ti West’s critically acclaimed slasher films X and Pearl and Pieces of a Woman – which won Vanessa Kirby an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

He produced several feature films including Operation Endgame – written by Euphoria creator Sam Levinson.

Turen’s other credits include Arbitrage starring Richard Gere, All Is Lost starring Robert Redford, and two more Levinson movies – Assassination Nation and Malcolm & Marie.

He most recently worked on the Nicolas Cage and Pedro Pascal film The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.

Turen is also widely known for producing Pieces of a Woman in 2020, and Those Who Wish Me Dead in 2021.