Kenny Chesney is a American Country music artist who’s current net worth is estimated at $135 million. Much of his wealth has came from his music career but he has also been involved in acting and has written and produced music as well.
Kenny Chesney was born Kenneth Arnold Chesney in a small East Tennessee town in 1968. He was involved in sports as a youth and attended college in Johnson City, Tennessee at East Tennessee State University where he studied advertising. After graduating he bought himself a new guitar and headed to Nashville where he performed in bars and honky towns around the city.
Kenny is currently single but was previously married to actress Renee Zellweger in 2005. The two met at a charity function for tsunami relief and were married quickly. The marriage was annulled after only fours months with the reason being cited as fraud. Chesney currently has homes in his home state of Tennessee as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands. His family still resides in the same area of East Tennessee where he grew up.
Kenny has had success with 16 albums throughout his career, 14 of which have been certified gold or higher. He’s also had over 40 sings reach the top 10 singles list on the Billboard charts. He has had very successful tours nearly every year since 2001 and was awarded the Billboard touring package five years in a row from 2005 to 2009. His most successful albums include:
• All I Need to Know
• When the Sun Goes Down
• Just Who I am: Poets and Pirates
• Super Hits
• Greatest Hits II
• Hemingway’s Whiskey
Kenny Chesney’s wealth and success has came from his musical talent as an artist, producer and writer. Over his career he has changed his sound from a traditional Country sound to more of an island Country style but even with this change he has retained a huge fan base and is still one of the best selling Country music artists.