Kenny Chesney is an American country music singer, songwriter and record producer. He has recorded 20 albums, 20 of which have been certified Gold or higher by the RIAA. He has also produced more than 40 Top 10 singles on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, 30 of which have reached number one. Many of these have also charted within the Top 40 of the US Billboard Hot 100, making him one of the most successful crossover country artists. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

Birth Name

Kenneth Arnold Chesney

Nickname

Kenny, Hillbilly Rockstar, Bubba, Uncle Kenny

Profession

Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Genre

Country

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar

Labels

Capricorn Records, BNA Records, Columbia Records, Warner Nashville Records

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Kenny Chesney was born on the 26th of March 1968,  in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.

Age

He’s currently 51 years old.

Residence

Nashville, Tennessee and St. John, Virgin Islands, United States

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

White

He has English and Scots-Irish ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Kenny Chesney graduated from Gibbs High School in 1986. Chesney studied advertising at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, where he was a member of the ETSU Bluegrass Program and the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and graduated in 1990.

Family Details

  • Father – David Chesney (Former Elementary School Teacher)
  • Mother – Karen Chandler (Hair Stylist)
  • Siblings – Jennifer Chandler (Younger Sister)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kenny Chesney dated –

  • Renee Zellweger (2005) – In January 2005, Kenny started dating actress Renée Zellweger. Within 4 months, the couple got married on St. John Islands (part of the Virgin Islands) on May 9, 2005. However, their marriage was short-lived resulting in the announcement of an annulment on September 15, 2005, citing fraud as the reason for separation. By late December 2005, the annulment was finalized.
  • Amy Colley (2008-2010) – After meeting through mutual friends in mid-2008, Kenny started dating Miss Tennessee and nurse, Amy Colley. During the 2 years of their relationship, the couple went through many ups and downs amidst Kenny’s busy schedule and cheating rumor with Jenn Brown.
  • Jenn Brown (2010) – While Kenny was still in a relationship with Amy, he was photographed on a beach in Cancun, Mexico sharing an intimate moment with ESPN sports reporter Jenn Brown. The scandal ultimately led to the end of his relationship with girlfriend Amy Colley.

  • Mary Nolan (2012-Present) – In the 2016 CMA Awards, Kenny was seen with a beautiful lady identified as Mary Nolan. The couple has been secretly dating since 2012 and was previously seen together at the backstage of the American Country Countdown Awards in 2014.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet –  5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.70 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 65 kg
  • In Pounds – 143 lbs

Body Measurements

His body specs are currently unavailable.

Body Build

Athletic

Hair Color

Bald

Eye Color

Blue

Shoe Size

He wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Regarded as one of the most successful crossover country artists, with forty singles have reached the top 10 on Billboard Hot Country Songs.and Country Airplay charts, 29 of which have reached number one.

Album Debut

in April 19, 1994, his debut album In My Wildest Dreams was released on Capricorn Records. The album has 10 original tracks.

Film Debut

He hasn’t appeared in any film yet.

Television Debut

In June 12, 2000, he made his first TV show appearance as a musical guest on the comedy music TV show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Brand Endorsements

He has done endorsement work for the following brands: SiriusXM, Engel Coolers, Blue Chair, Bay Rum, Music and Memory and Corona Light.

Kenny Chesney Favorite

  • Favorite Musicians – Conway Twitty, Keith Whitley, Ricky Skaggs, George Jones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, James Taylor
  • Favorite Book – The Firm by John Grisham
  • Favorite TV Show – Friends (1994-2004)
  • Favorite Vacation Destination – Caribbean
  • Favorite Food – Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • Favorite Football Teams – Boston Red Sox, Tennessee Titans

Kenny Chesney Net worth

Kenny Chesney has an estimated net worth of $225 million dollars as of 2019. He owns several luxury estates across the country, including a $9.2 million dollar 1,000 square foot mansion in Franklin, a $7.9 million dollars lavish estate on the island of St. John in the Virgin islands and a $5.2 million beach house in Malibu.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kenny Chesney

  • Growing up, he wanted to be a professional football player, but his short stature worked against him.
  • During high school, he played a lot of baseball and football.
  • In early days of his music career, he performed at several local clubs in Nashville.
  • Kenny owns a liquor company which produces rum labeled Blue Chair Bay.
  • He learned to play guitar on his own from the guitar which he received as a Christmas gift. He named it The Terminor.
  • He has a dog named, Puncho.
  • In 2003, Chesney recorded All I Want for Christmas Is a Real Good Tan. The album’s title track peaked at No. 30 on the country charts from holiday airplay.
  • In November 2007, Chesney was named the CMA Entertainer of the Year for the third time in four years.
  • Chesney has won the Billboard Touring Award for Top Package Tour five consecutive years between 2005 and 2009 and again in 2011.
  • In May 2009, Chesney released his second compilation album, Greatest Hits II.
  • In 2010, Kenny co-directed and produced Boys of Fall for ESPN.
  • In July 2010, Chesney released The Boys of Fall as the lead-off single from his album Hemingway’s Whiskey, which was released in September 2010.
  • In June 2012, Chesney released his fourteenth studio album, Welcome to the Fishbowl.
  • In June 2014, Chesney released the new song American Kids to radio. This song served as the lead off single from his sixteenth studio album The Big Revival, which was released on September 23, 2014.
  • In 2017, Chesney came to the aid of the U.S. and British Virgin Islands victims of Hurricane Irma, one of whom was given a free lift to the mainland United States.
  • In January 2018, it was announced that Chesney had ended his contract with Sony Music Nashville and signed to Warner Bros. Records Nashville.
  • In June 27, 2018, Chesney released his first album with Warner, entitled Songs for the Saints to critical praise.
  • Visit his official website @ kennychesney.com.
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