Kenny Chesney Net Worth: $200 Million (approx.)
|Net Worth:||$200 Million (approx.)|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 26, 1968|
|Height:||5 ft 5 in (1.676 m)|
|Profession:||Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Music artist|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Kenny Chesney net worth is around $200 million. Kenny Chesney is famous American country music singer, songwriter and musician.
Kenny Chesney has released 19 studio albums and won many major awards, including CMA Awards and Billboard Music Awards. With record sales of more than 30 million and dozens of hit singles on the “Billboard” Hot 100, US “Billboard” Hot Country Songs, and Country Airplay charts, Kenny has enjoyed great success as a country crossover artist. Chesney also co-directed and produced the football documentary “The Boys of Fall” for ESPN.
Kenny Chesney Salary:
In his touring years, Kenny Chesney is one of the highest- earning celebrity in the world. For example, between 2017 and 2018, Kenny Chesney earned $40 million.
Kenny Chesney House:
In 2010, Kenny Chesney paid $9.25 million for an 11,143 square foot mansion and 30-acre property in Franklin, Tennessee; Kenny Chesney also spent $755,000 for an adjoining property that brought his property to a total of 56 acres. Kenny Chesney put this home on the market in August 2021 for $14 million. Kenny Chesney accepted $11.5 million for the property in December 2021.
Kenny Chesney has also owned many homes in St. John in the Virgin Islands, and a home rumored to belong to him sold for $4.752 million in 2007.
Kenny Chesney Biography:
Kenny Chesney was born as Kenneth Arnold Chesney on 26 March , 1968, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Kenny Chesney mother, Karen, worked as a hair stylist, and his father taught at an elementary school.
Kenny Chesney has a younger sister, Jennifer. Kenny Chesney taught himself to play guitar after receiving one as a Christmas gift. He played football and baseball at Gibbs High School, graduating in 1986.
Kenny Chesney then enrolled at East Tennessee State University, getting a degree in advertising in 1990; as a college student, he joined the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and the ETSU Bluegrass Program.
Kenny Chesney recorded a demo in 1989 and sold 1,000 copies to members of the audience when he performed at Johnson City clubs. Kenny Chesney moved to Nashville after graduation and began performing at local clubs, becoming the resident performer at a honky-tonk bar called The Surf.
Kenny Chesney Career:
In 1992, Kenny Chesney auditioned for Troy Tomlinson of Opryland Music Group and got a songwriter’s contract. In 1993, Kenny was signed to Capricorn Records after a songwriter’s showcase. In 1994, Kenny Chesney released his debut album, “In My Wildest Dreams,” which sold 10,000 copies before Capricorn closed its Nashville country music division.
Kenny Chesney released the album “All I Need to Know” in 1995 after signing with BNA Records; the album went gold, and singles “Fall in Love” and “All I Need to Know” were Top 10 hits on the “Billboard” Hot Country Songs chart.
In 1996, Chesney released the certified platinum “Me and You,” which earned him a New Male Vocalist of the Year award from the Academy of Country Music.
Kenny Chesney followed “Me and You” with 16 more studio albums, including the 4x platinum “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” (2002) and “When the Sun Goes Down” (2004) as well as the holiday album “All I Want for Christmas Is a Real Good Tan” (2003). Many of Kenny’s singles have reached #1 on the Hot Country Songs chart, including “She’s Got It All” (1997), “There Goes My Life” (2003), “Don’t Blink” (2007), and “The Boys of Fall” (2010).
Kenny Chesney has collaborated with many popular artists. Kenny Chesney performed a cover of Hank Williams’ “Hey Good Lookin” with Jimmy Buffett, Alan Jackson, George Strait, Clint Black, and Toby Keith for Buffett’s 2004 album “License To Chill” and appeared on the album’s title track.
Tracy Lawrence hired Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw to perform on “Find Out Who Your Friends Are” when he was recording his 2007 album “For the Love,” and Chesney co-wrote Rascal Flatts’ single “Take Me There” with Wendell Mobley and Neil Thrasher in 2007.
Reba McEntire’s 2007 album “Reba” included a duet with Kenny Chesney called “Every Other Weekend, and some of his own singles have featured artists such as P!NK, Dave Matthews, George Strait, and Tim McGraw.
During an April 2008 concert at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina, many bones in Chesney’s right foot were crushed when it was caught between the stage and a hydraulic lift during the start of his performance. Despite huge pain, Kenny Chesney finished the concert .Later on, he decided to keep a doctor on standby at every concert rather than cancel any tour dates.
Kenny Chesney Wife:
Kenny married actress Renee Zellweger on May 9, 2005, 4 months after meeting her at a tsunami relief event. In September 2005, the couple announced that they were annulling the marriage, with Renee listing fraud as the reason for the annulment on court papers. The union officially ended in December 2005.
Kenny Chesney Awards and Honors
In 2006, Kenny Chesney recieved a “Billboard” Music Award for Top Country Artist, and he won the Top Country Collaboration (for “Setting the World on Fire”) and Top Country Tour awards in 2017. Kenny Chesney was named Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards in 2004, and he won a People’s Choice Award for Male Artist in 2007.
Kenny Chesney has been honored 8 times by the Academy of Country Music Awards, winning Top New Male Vocalist (1988), Single Record of the Year (2003), Top Male Vocalist (2003), Vocal Event of the Year (2008), and Entertainer of the Year (2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008).
Kenny Chesney has also earned 8 Country Music Association Awards and 6 Grammy nominations.
Kenny Chesney Interesting facts:
- In 2000, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw were arrested after a scuffle with New York police officers when Kenny climbed on top of a police horse and rode away.
- Police charged Chesney with disorderly conduct and McGraw with assault, but both men were acquitted in 2001.
- In 2017, Kenny Chesney formed the Love for Love City Foundation to help victims of Hurricane Irma.
- Though Kenny Chesney was in Nashville when the category 5 storm hit, he allowed many friends seek shelter in his mansion in the Virgin Islands; His friends all survived, but the hurricane destroyed the home.