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Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney is a well-recognized American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Kenny Chesney is famous for recording more than 20 albums and producing more than 40 top singles on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs.

Early Life and Childhood

Kenny Chesney was born Kenneth Arnold Chesney on 26th March 1968 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. This makes him 55 years old as of now and American by nationality. Similarly, he follows Christianity and was born under the sun sign of Aries.

Moving on to his family members, he was born to David Chesney and  Karen Chandler. His father David was an elementary school teacher whereas his mother Karen was a hairstylist. In addition, he also has a younger sister named Jennifer Chandler.


Regarding his educational status, he studied at Gibbs High School and graduated in 1986. While in school, he dreamt of being a star athlete. However, after graduating from the school, he joined East Tennessee State University to study advertising. Here, he graduated in 1990.

Kenny Chesney – Professional Life and Career

Kenny was discovered by Capricorn Records at a songwriters’ show in 1993. Capricorn Records released his debut album, ‘ In My Wildest Dream,’ in 1994. BNA Records published Kenny’s second album, “All I Need to Know,” on June 13, 1995. Kenny released ‘Me and You’ in 1996. In 1997, ‘I Will Stand’ was released. Kenny released his greatest hits compilation album on September 26, 2000.

‘Be As You Are: Songs From an Old Blue Chair’ and ‘The Road And The Radio’ were Chesney’s two albums published in 2005. He released another compilation album, ‘Super Hits,’ on November 15, 2007. This year’s ‘The Flip Flop Summer Tour’ was also held. On October 14, 2008, Chesney launched his new album, ‘Lucky Old Sun.’ He began his ‘Sun City Carnival Tour’ in April 2009, beginning in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Cheney’s new CD, ‘Hemmingway Whiskey,’ was published in 2010. ‘The Color Orange’ was the title of the film, which premiered on ESPN on February 20, 2011. In the year 2012, ‘Welcome to Fish Bowl,’ Chesney’s thirteenth studio album was released. Starting in Tampa and ending in Foxboro at the end of August 2012, they performed in 22 different cities. The tour drew over a million people and brought in $96 million in revenue. Chesney embarked on his thirteenth tour, the ‘No Shoes Nation Tour,’ in March 2013. It was held to promote his most recent album, “Life on Rock,” which was released on February 5, 2013.

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Chesney’s most recent album, ‘The Big Revival,’ was released on September 23, 2014. It was a huge success, with many of its tracks reaching the top of the Country Airplay Chart. The next year, he embarked on ‘The Big Revival Tour.’ It started in Nashville on March 26, 2015, and ended in Foxboro.

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Caption: Kenny singing live (source: The New York Times)

Kenny Chesney – Net Worth 2024

Being a professional singer from the US, he has surely gained a pretty small amount of money. As of 2021, he has an estimated net worth of $200 million US dollars.

Kenny Chesney – Relationship Status

Mary Nolan has been Kenny Chesney’s long-term girlfriend since 2012. The duo has been in public together at events such as the CMA Awards and the Country Countdown Awards. He previously married actress Renée Zellweger on May 9, 2005, in the U.S. Virgin Islands resort island of St. John. Their marriage, however, did not last long, and they divorced in September 2005. Adrianna Costa, Jamie Hill Fuller, Amy Colley, and Jenn Brown were among the women he dated.

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Caption: Kenny Chesney with his girlfriend (source: Pinterest)

Kenny Chesney – Body Measurements

Enhancing his body measurements, Kenny Chesney is a tall and handsome guy. Talking of his height, he is 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7 meters tall. Likewise, the singer has a body weight of 65 kg. In addition, he has light brown hair with a pair of stunning blue eyes.

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Caption: Kenny Chesney posing for a photo (source: Sun Sentinel)

Social Media

Kenny Chesney is hugely popular on social media sites when it comes to his social media availability. Firstly, he has a huge 6.8 million followers on his verified Facebook page. Likewise, his @kennychesney Instagram account has more than 1.5 million followers. Also, he joined Twitter in June 2009 and has gained more than 2.6 million followers. Additionally, he also owns a YouTube channel with more than 1.12 million followers.