Kenny Chesney Net Worth: $222 million
With a whopping $222 million in net worth, Kenny Chesney is one of the most celebrated country music artists. The American country music singer and songwriter, whose full name is Kenneth Arnold Chesney, was born on March 26, 1968 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is the eldest of two siblings and the only son of David Chesney, a teacher, and Karen Chandler, a hair stylist. Chesney went to Gibbs High School in 1986, where he played baseball and football. “The Terminor” was the first guitar that he received on Christmas and he began learning how to play it by himself. Chesney studied advertising at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City and recorded a self-released demo album at the Classic Recording Studio in Bristol, Virginia. After graduation from East Tennessee State in 1990, he moved to Nashville and performed at several local clubs, which paved way to grow his career in the music industry.
How did Kenny Chesney make his money?
Kenny Chesney has recorded 16 music albums so far, 14 of which have been certified gold. He has also produced more than forty singles in the Top 10 of the Hot Country Songs in Billboard, Country Airplay, and MediaBase Country charts, 28 of which have made it to #1. Most of these have also reached the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 mainstream chart, making Kenny Chesney one of the few well-accomplished crossover country entertainers. He has sold over 30 million albums internationally and has received notable awards, including Entertainer of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2008 from several Country Music associations. The “You Had Me From Hello” singer is indeed one of the most popular artists in the country music industry, earning him a net worth of 222 million dollars.