Kenny Rogers Net Worth Is $250 Million
Born on August 21, 1938, Kenny Rogers grew up in Texas. Throughout his career, he has served as a songwriter, producer and singer. He has also worked as a photographer, entrepreneur and actor. In his musical career, he managed to have 70 singles to become hits and two of his albums are listed as the top 200 Most Influential Country Albums ever. In 1986, he was named as the “Favorite Singer of All-Time” following a People Magazine survey. With all of his commercial success and musical prowess, Kenny Rogers has managed to win hundreds of different awards including Grammys and Country Music Awards.
Altogether, Kenny Roger has managed to accumulate a net worth of $250 million from his various projects. His career first began during the 1950s when he recorded albums with the Scholars. Although he was not the lead singer at the time, he was able to become the lead singer after the band ended. By 1958, he became a member of the Bobby Doyle Trio and signed a contract with Columbia Records. This band was unfortunately short-lived and ended in 1965. Over the following two years, he was a part of two other failed ventures. His first success arrived in 1967 when he created the musical group, The First Edition. This led to top hits like “Just Dropped In” and “Something's Burning”.
When this group dissolved in 1976, Kenny Rogers try developing a solo career. After signing on with United Artist, he released his first hit as a solo artist. “Lucille” managed to top the charts in over 12 different countries and more than five million copies were purchased. Although he had other successful songs, his career started to slide by 1990. New artists like Garth Brooks provided more competition and took part of his market share. In 2000, he still managed to have a top hit with the song, “Buy Me a Rose”.