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This article is about a minion that appears in Despicable Me 2 and the film Minions. For a short one-eyed minion in Despicable Me, see Kevin (Despicable Me).

Uh... la cucaracha?
— Kevin answers confusingly to Scarlet Overkill

Kevin is one of the Minions and the main protagonist of the film Minions.

A minion by the same name, having a different appearance, appears in Despicable Me.


Kevin is a tall, two-eyed minion with sprout cut hair and is usually seen wearing his golf apparel.


Kevin loves to make fun of and tease people or Minions, shown when he made fun of Jerry and teases him for being a coward. He loves playing golf and cricket. In the film Minions he is the leader of the trio in search of a new master. He truly cares about the well-being of the Minion tribe (which is dependent on them having a proper master).                                             


Despicable Me 2


Kevin and a horrified Jerry

Kevin and Jerry are asked to watch the girls. After Jerry sang them a lullaby, they play golf. The ball is planted on Jerry's mouth and Kevin planned to hit Jerry on the head, but is interrupted by a noise. Terrified, Kevin and Jerry tried to check what is causing the noise but it just a cat looking through the garbage. Kevin laughed at Jerry for being a coward which caused Jerry to start a fight with him. A light shone from above interrupted their fight, and Kevin left Jerry abducted and wave his hands to Jerry. After Jerry is abducted, Kevin struggled to save himself from having the same fate as Jerry. However, he failed his attempt to do so and they both floated to the air and disappeared.

He is then shown at the Beach with the other kidnapped minions. Later, he is brought to El Macho's Secret Lab and is transformed into an evil minion using the PX-41 serum after Tom.


Kevin being reverted to his original form

After Gru left Eduardo's mansion with the girls, Eduardo unlocked trapped Kevin to find Gru. The next day, he broke into Gru's house which scared away Kyle and frightened Margo Agnes. When he is about to eat Agnes' unicorn toy, Agnes screamed loudly which stunned Kevin and some stuff in the house was demolished. While Margo and Agnes reached Gru's laboratory safely and meeting with Edith, Kevin fell into the laboratory from the top. However before he proceeds to attack, he is reverted back into a normal minion by Dr. Nefario, using the PX-41 Antidote. Delighted to have Kevin back, minions piled on top of him with joy for his return. Kevin later went with the girls, Dr Nefario, and other minions to El Macho's Lair in order to revert the Evil minions back to the regular form.

In the end, Kevin, along with his friends Stuart, Dave, and Jerry, are all dressed in white, singing "I Swear" at Gru and Lucy's wedding.

He appears during the credits promoting the spin-off movie, Minions, along with his friends Bob and Stuart.


Kevin steps up for the entire Minion tribe for the search of a new master, after the tribe is in peril, he recruits Stuart and Bob for this mission. Kevin sometimes wore Bob along the way. Halfway on the boat, Kevin notices Bob's stomach rumbling and whimpering. Stuart begins to lick Kevin, but is disgusted and spanks several times. Bob then sucks on Kevin's head and he pushes both them. And they made it to New York City. The minions' coat was too heavy and hot. And they were looking for something to separate for three minions, but they finally found their legendary denim suits - overalls. And just right for Kevin Stewart and Bob.

During Villain-Con, he starts to fantasize about Scarlet Overkill declaring him and the trio as the best henchmen that could ever exist; after Bob wins Scarlet's challenge, he introduces himself, Stuart and Bob to her as the Minions.

In London, he is given a Lava Lamp Gun by Herb Overkill to steal the Queen of England's crown, Kevin manages to sneak the Minions into the Tower of London, but are stopped by Beefeaters. Luckily, Stuart successfully changes their behavior, but they are soon stopped by the old Blind Tower Guard. Soon, the crown is taken away and used by the Queen Elizabeth II, so they follow the queen's carriage and eventually crash in a nearby park. Succeeding Bob's coronation, he is seen playing Polo and Cricket at the Buckingham Palace. When Scarlet finds out what has happened, he offers the crown to her, despite this, he is still sent to be tortured. He, Stuart and Bob escape from the torture chamber, and arrive at Scarlet's coronation, but the later two accidentally drop a chandelier over her. Scarlet, mad, sends other villains to persecute them. Kevin is the only minion who manages to escape and later finds Queen Elizabeth II in a bar.

Subsequently being threatened by Scarlet on the news to kill his friends, Kevin runs to her castle to find a way to save them, he activates Herb's ultimate weapon, and enlarges himself; this later helps to save Stuart and Bob. The villainess faces the giant Kevin, shooting numerous bursts from the Lava Lamp Guns on her dress but missing Kevin, Stuart and Bob. She sights the Minion tribe and shoots at them, cutting off their escape. As she prepares to finish them off, however, Kevin is able to punch her through two buildings and into a third, temporarily knocking her out. She recovers and manages to send a missile at the Minion tribe, but Kevin catches and swallows the missile and tries to stop the Overkills from escaping, seemingly sacrificing himself to blow them up. He survives the explosion and reverts to his original size but his clothes don't, so he's merely in his underwear and his denim overalls act as a parachute. He eventually he bumps into Lord Nelson's statue, which stops him.

At the end, Kevin is knighted by Queen Elizabeth; seeing how a young Gru stops Scarlet from stealing the crown once again, he and other minions start to call him their "new boss" and chase Gru towards the movie's end.

Appearances in Other Media

Illumination Entertainment

Kevin makes cameo appearance in the opening title of Illumination Entertainment in Sing and Despicable Me 3.

Minions Paradise

Kevin minions paradise

Kevin in Minions Paradise

Kevin is an unlockable and playable character in Minions Paradise. When the location Villain Island is unlocked, players need to help Kevin to fill favors for the villain, as they are too on the vacation island.

There are also stories for Kevin, and he also have stuffs need to be made. His collections are Bounce Blaster, Tent, and Sailboat. After Kevin and all villains are helped, he is still on the Villain Island as a unplayable character, and he's also the only minion there.


Main article: Kevin/Gallery


  • Kevin is the one who manages the wireless network in Gru's house, shown when Gru is looking for him when the Wi-Fi is not working.
  • He is also the only minion who knows what is going to happen to him when the serum is injected to him. He is also the only minion reverted to normal by injection.
  • Kevin is the 3rd minion to be abducted after Jerry and Tom.
  • He is the only Minion to be knighted by the British Empire.
  • He has a crush on Scarlet Overkill.
  • Kevin bears some resemblance to Margo Gru, which is why he was the protagonist of Minions, along with Bob and Stuart, due to him being their unofficial "leader."
  • According to Pierre Coffin, the minion was named Kevin after a Ancient Greek word "kevinos", which translates as "leader".[1] Nevertheless, the name is actually of Goidelic origin.
  • Kevin looks a lot like a Twinkie, and the Twinkies mascot Twinkie the Kid. Oddly enough, Twinkies partnered with the Despicable Me franchise several times.



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Bob (Despicable MeBob) • Carl (Despicable MeDespicable Me 2) • ChrisDaveDonnyEricHenryJerry (Despicable Me/Despicable Me 3Despicable Me 2) • JohnKenKevin (Despicable MeDespicable Me 2/Minions) • LanceMarkMelMikeNorbertOttoPhil (Despicable MeDespicable Me 2) • StuartTim (Despicable MeDespicable Me 2) • Tom (Despicable Me 2/Despicable Me 3Minions) • Tony
Other Appearances
Minion RushMinions Paradise

Felonius GruLucy WildeMargoEdithAgnesMinions (KevinStuartBob) • Dr. Nefario
VectorEl MachoScarlet OverkillBalthazar Bratt
Other characters
KyleSilas RamsbottomMarlena GruRobert GruDru

Characters in Despicable Me
Felonius GruMargoEdithAgnesMinionsDr. Nefario
VectorMr. Perkins
Other characters
Justin (Justin's FatherJustin's Mother) • MSNBC AnchormanGertrudeFredKyleMarlena GruMiss HattiePennyCarnival BarkerRobert GruThe Social Worker
Characters in Despicable Me 2
Felonius GruLucy WildeMargoEdithAgnesMinionsDr. Nefario
El MachoEvil MinionsPollito
Other characters
Silas RamsbottomKyleJillianNatalieLisaAntonio PerezFloyd EaglesanShannonItalian WaiterGertrudeMichelleFredMarlena GruIce Cream VendorJewel ThiefMiniature UFO
Characters in Minions
Minions (KevinStuartBob) • Felonius Gru
Scarlet OverkillHerb OverkillDumo the SumoFrankie FishlipsMr. Spikey
Other characters
AmphibianThe T. RexCount DraculaNapoleon BonaparteQueen Elizabeth IIWalter NelsonMadge NelsonWalter Nelson Jr.Tina NelsonBinky NelsonYetisMarlena GruProfessor FluxDr. NefarioGlam SlammerBeefeatersBlind Tower GuardFabricePoochyKyleSecurity Guard
Characters in Despicable Me 3
Felonius GruLucy WildeMargo GruEdith GruAgnes GruDru GruMinions
Balthazar BrattClive
Other characters
Silas RamsbottomValerie Da VinciDr. NefarioKyleFritzMarlena GruVincenzo and PaoloRobert GruNikoNiko's MotherLucky

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