Kenny Rogers Biography

Kenneth Donald "Kenny" Rogers is an American singer-songwriter, photographer, record producer, actor, entrepreneur and author, and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Though he has been most successful with country audiences, he has charted more than 120 hit singles across various music genres, topped the country and pop album charts for more than 200 individual weeks in the United States alone and has sold over 165 million records worldwide, making him one of the highest-selling artists of all time.

Two of his albums, The Gambler and Kenny, are featured in the About.com poll of "The 200 Most Influential Country Albums Ever". He was voted the "Favorite Singer of All-Time" in a 1986 joint poll by readers of both USA Today and People. He has received numerous such awards as the AMAs, Grammys, ACMs and CMAs, as well as a lifetime achievement award for a career spanning six decades in 2003.

Later success includes the 2006 album release, Water & Bridges, an across the board hit, that hit the Top 5 in the Billboard Country Albums sales charts, also charting in the Top 15 of the Billboard 200. The first single from the album, "I Can't Unlove You," was also a sizable chart hit. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Kenny Rogers
Full Name:
Kenneth Ray Rogers
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Record producer, Musician, Artist, Photographer, Entrepreneur, Author, Visual Artist, Music artist
Date of Birth:
August 21, 1938 (79)
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Marriages
  • 1997-06-01
    Grammy Award-winning singer Kenny Rogers (59) weds Wanda Miller (31) at his ranch in Athens, Georgia
Kenny Rogers Timeline
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