Kenny Chesney Net Worth $250 million
Kenny Chesney salary $45,000,000
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Kenny Chesney is a an American country music singer, songwriter and record producer and his current net worth is $250 million.
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee as the son of David Chesney, a former elementary school teacher, and Karen Chandler, a hairstylist, but he grew up in Luttrell.
He attended Gibbs High School, where he played baseball and football and graduated in 1986.
Kenny received his first guitar as a Christmas present and started teaching himself how to play.
In 1989 he recorded a self-released demo album at the Classic Recording Studio in Bristol, Virginia.
While performing at the local clubs in Johnson City he sold 1,000 copies. After which he used the money to buy a new guitar.
A while after he attended East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, where he studied advertising. There he became a member of the ETSU Bluegrass Program and the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Graduated in 1990.
Upon graduating from East Tennessee State he moved to Nashville and started performing at some local clubs.
While there he took a job as a resident performer at The Turf, a honky tonk bar.
After the head of writer relations at BMI, Clay Bradley recommended him to a friend at Opryland Music Group.
He performed five songs at the audition for the enthusiastic Tomlinson, who later referred him to HitQuarters.
Tomlinson offered him a songwriting contract on the spot.
An appearance at a songwriter’s showcase the following year led to a contract with Capricorn Records.
His first album, In My Wildest Dream, released in 1994 on the independent Capricorn Records label sold approx. 10,000 copies before the label closed its country music division.
Today Kenny has recorded 20 albums with 14 of which received Gold or higher certification by the RIAA.
Apart from singing, he is also a producer with more than 40 top 10 singles on the US Billboard Hot Country Song and Country Airplay charts. 29 of those songs have reached number one on charts.
He is one of the richest singers in the world and has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.