Kris Kristofferson Net Worth

Kris Kristofferson Net Worth Is $160 Million

Boasting of a net worth of $160 million, Kris Kristofferson made his fame through the music and entertainment industry. Unlike many singers of the present, he wrote many of his own songs. He was born on June 22, 1936 in Brownsville. Texas. Since his father was an officer in the Army, his family had to move frequently to accommodate his job. After graduating from California's San Mateo High School, he enrolled from Pomona College. He achieved high grades and won a Rhodes Scholarship to go to Oxford University. 

kris kristofferson net worth

While at Oxford, he studied English literature and began to play around with songwriting. He joined the Army after his graduation. Later, he began working as a maintenance worker at Columbia Studios. This exposure to music inspired to try producing his own songs. He signed on with Monument Records and produced top songs like “Me and Bobby McGee”. His first album was officially released in 1970 and hit the top ten list on the Billboard charts. Over the next 40 years, Kris Kristofferson released a total of 17 studio albums as well as numerous singles. Although his first album just reached the marketplace, he won a Grammy just a year later.

kris kristofferson

His successful music career managed to get him noticed by the acting industry. He was cast in “The Last Movie” and began to appear in multiple films. Kris Kristofferson won a Golden Globe for his role in the 1976 “A Star is Born” By 1984, he started working on a country band with other stars called the Highwayman. Due to his significant achievements in the industry, he was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Grammys in 2014. Previously, he was placed in the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2004. During his life, he has been married three times. His most recent wife was Lisa Meyers. With her, he had five children. 

More Famous Singers Net Worth

Press Like If You Learnt Something New : )

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." Isaac Newton

The material in this site is purely for educational purposes only. In creating this side we have sourced info from many sites and would like to give credit to where it is due.We do not intend to infringe any website's copyrighted material and we use the information for educational purposes and use information that are public in nature and hopefully protected by freedom of information laws. Also, when I created this website years ago, I took many pictures from the internet that may infringe your copyright. I will be slowly taking all these down and if the picture that belongs to you or your company is still there, please drop me an email and I will remove the pictures. If you found that any article in this website infringe your rights please let us know and we will take it down. Thanks.


Forbes (The ultimate site for billionaire rankings)

CelebrityNetWorth (The ultimate site for net worth of celebrities)

TheRichest (Great site for things about money and rich people)

Wikipedia (Greatest site on earth for lots of information)