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Kenny Rogers Biography, Age, Death, Ex-wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 21, 2020

Short Biography

Kenny Rogers was born on 21-08-1938 in Houston in the state of Texas, United States. He was an American Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Recording Artist, Record Producer, Film Actor, Television Actor & Entrepreneur.

Kenny Rogers Complete Bio & Career

Kenny Rogers was an American Grammy Award winning musician, songwriter and singer. He has scored nearly 125 hit singles. He had also topped the pop and country charts for an unparalleled 200 weeks. He was certainly one of ‘the highest- selling artists of all time’. His albums had recorded a sale of more than 130 million copies across the globe. ‘People’ magazine and The‘USA Today’ poll, voted him as an All Time Favourite Singer. 
He was also a privileged member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. In addition to singing, he was also a record producer, actor, photographer, author, and entrepreneur. He has acted in famous movies like ‘Six Pack’, ‘Christmas in America’, ‘Coward of the County’ and ‘The Gambler’ among others. He had also authored the photo books like ‘Your Friends and Mine’ and ‘Kenny Rogers' America’. He had also authored the famous autobiographical book titled ‘LuckorSomethingLikeit: A Memoir’. Some of Albums which need a special mention are ‘Kenny’, ‘The Gambler’, ‘Share Your Love', 'Gideon’, ‘Eyes That See in the Dark’, ‘Kenny Rogers’ and ‘Love or Something Like It’ among others. He was also a successful entrepreneur and owns the restaurant chain called ‘Kenny Rogers Roasters’. He kept performing even when he was in his 70s and one of late performances that was praised was his performance at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts in the year 2013.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 20-03-2020 due to natural cause at his residence in Sandy Springs.

DEATHDAY 20 March,2020 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Sandy Springs, Georgia

Kenny Rogers Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Edward Floyd Rogers, and Lucille. He had 7 siblings named Barbara, Billy Rogers, Roy Rogers, Lelan Rogers, Geraldine, Randy Rogers,  and Sandy. He married 5 times and had 5 children in all. He was married to Janice Gordon from 1958 to 1960. He then married Jean Rogers in 1960 and divorced her in 1963. He then married Margo Anderson in in 1964 and separated in 1976. In 1977 he married American actress Marianne Gordon  in 1977 and divorced her in 1993. He married for the last time to Wanda Miller in 1997.

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Houston, Texas
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Sandy Spring, Georgia, United States
School Jefferson Davis High School, Houston
College N/A
Qualification High School Graduate
Hobbies Driving
Marital Status Divorced
Debut First Song - ‘Poor Little Doggie’ (1956)
First Film - Saga of Sonora (1973)
First TV Series - Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1994)
Best Movies The Dream Makers (1975), Six Pack (1982), Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues (1983), The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991), and Big Dreams and Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story (1995) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport Baseball
Favorite Place Colbert

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Kenny Rogers

  • He married 5 times and all of his marriage ended in a divorce.
  • He was also a photographer and was once invited at the White House to create a portrait of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
  • His album, ‘The Gambler’ peaked at the number one position on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums and he also gained the moniker 'The Gambler' post that.
  • He started his career with the band name 'The Scholars'.

Kenny Rogers Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Kenny Rogers was 81 years 6 months & 30 days old age.