Kenny Rogers Wiki 2024- Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers is an American retired singer, songwriter, music producer, and actor. He began his career with several bands and musicians before going solo and releasing his debut album “Love Lifted Me.”

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Kenny Rogers
Real Name/Full Name:Kenneth Ray Rogers
Age:85 years old
Birth Date:21 August 1938
Birth Place:Houston, Texas
Height:1.82 m
Weight:80 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse (Name):Wanda Miller (m. 1997), Marianne Gordon (m. 1977–1993), Margo Anderson (m. 1964–1976), Jean Rogers Kenny Rogers (m. 1960–1963), Janice Gordon (m. 1958–1960)
Children:Yes (Christopher Cody Rogers, Justin Charles Rogers, Jordan Edward Rogers, Kenny Rogers Jr., Carole Rogers)
Profession:American retired singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur
Net Worth in 2024:$300 million

Kenny Rogers Biography

Kenneth Donald Rogers was born in Houston, Texas, on August 21, 1938. His father, Edward Floyd Rogers, was a carpenter who died in 1975, and his mother, Lucille Rogers, was also a nurse assistant who died in 1991. Kenny Rogers grew up in his hometown and attended the Wharton Dual Language Academy.

Kenny Rogers Age, Height, Weight

Kenny Rogers was born on August 21, 1938, and is 85 years old as of today. His height is 1.82 meters and his weight is 80 kilograms.

Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers


Kenny Rogers began his career with the Bobby Doyle band, with whom he performed in clubs before splitting up in 1965. After that, he collaborated with two musicians, Eddy Arnold and Mickey Gilley. During his early career, Kenny Rogers was a member of another band called “The New Christy Minstrels.”

After “The New Christy Minstrels” failed, Kenny and the other members formed “The First Edition,” which they later renamed “Kenny Rogers and The First Edition.” They had many successful albums together before breaking up in 1976.

In the same year, 1976, Kenny Rogers launched his solo career with the release of “Love Lifted Me,” which charted on top country music charts. His self-titled album’s single “Lucille” reached number one on several charts around the world, including in the United Kingdom, Canada, Yugoslavia, and the United States. Kenny Rogers’ sixth album, “The Gambler,” debuted at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart in the United States and at number one on the Canadian RPM Country Albums chart.

Kenny Rogers Achievements and Awards

Kenny Rogers has received over 60 awards and nominations. He was nominated for 19 Grammy Awards and won three of them. Kenny Rogers has two Grammy Awards for Best Male Country Vocal Performance for “The Gambler” and “Lucille,” as well as one for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for “Make No Mistake, She’s Mine.”

Kenny Rogers has won 13 American Music Awards, seven Academy of Country Music Awards, five Country Music Association Awards, three Music City News Country Awards, and two CMT Music Awards. He was recently inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in 2017.

Kenny Rogers’ Net Worth in 2024

In March 2024, Kenny Rogers, a retired singer, songwriter, and music producer is estimated to have a net worth of $300 million. He amassed hundreds of millions of dollars through the albums and singles he released, sold, and performed. Kenny Rogers earned approximately $5 million from album sales of “The Gambler,” and more than $3 million from album sales of “Kenny.”

Kenny Rogers is widely regarded as one of the greatest country musicians of all time. He began his career in a few bands, then worked with other musicians before going solo. “Love Lifted Me” is Kenny Rogers’ debut solo studio album. Throughout his career, he received numerous awards. Kenny Rogers is married to Wanda Miller, with whom he lives happily.

Kenny Rogers Wife, Marriage

Kenny Rogers has been married and divorced five times. His first marriage was to Janice Gordon for two years, from 1958 to 1960, and their only child is Carole Rogers. Kenny’s second marriage to Jean Rogers lasted from 1960 to 1963 and produced no children. He married Margo Anderson a year later, and they divorced in 1976, leaving one son, Kenny Rogers Jr. His final divorce was from actress Marianne Gordon in 1993, and they had one son, Christopher Cody Rogers.

Kenny Rogers has been married to Wanda Miller since 1997. Jordan Edward Rogers and Justin Charles Rogers, Kenny and Wanda’s twin sons, were born.