42 interesting facts about country legend Kenny Rogers

42 interesting facts about country legend Kenny Rogers

He was arguably one of the best country singers of all time. The star had belted out many chart-topping records, sold over 165 million records worldwide, and accumulated a staggering net worth of upwards of $250 million. With his raspy voice and charisma, the hit-maker was adored both in America and around the world. He was born August 21st, 1938, in Houston, Texas, and sadly passed away on March 20th, 2020 of natural causes. The following are some facts about the music star.

[post_page_title]He wanted to be known as Kenneth[/post_page_title]

Kenny was as old-school as they come. At the start of his career, he wanted to be known by his birth name, Kenneth, but then Larry Kane, the television talk show host, advised him to change that to “Kenny”.

He wanted to be known as Kenneth

But the star was hesitant about changing his name but when Larry Kane introduced him to the audience as Kenny, the girls went berserk. So, he decided to change his performance name from Kenneth to Kenny.

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