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Kenny Chesney Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How did Kenny Chesney earn his money and wealth? $225 million

Kenny Chesney is a country music singer who is also a songwriter and music producer. He was born Kenneth Arnold Chesney on March 26, 1968, at Knoxville Tennessee. He named his first guitar “The Terminor”. After he graduated from East Tennessee State University in advertising, Chesney started performing in bars and self-released a demo album. He was signed up by Capricorn Records in 1993.

Chesney released his debut album “In My Wildest Dreams” in 1994 which included the singles “the Tin Man” and “Whatever It Takes”. His second album “All I Need to Know” (1995) contained hit singles “Fall In Love” and “Grandpa Told Me So”. Both these singles peaked at #10 and #23 in the charts. His third studio album “Me and You” (1996) became a gold-certified album and included hit singles “Back In My Arms Again” and “When I Close My Eyes” which peaked at #2 in the Billboard country music chart. His third album “I Will Stand” (1997) included his first #1 single “She’s Got It All” as well as “That’s Why I’m Here” and “A Chance”. His next album “Everywhere We Go” released in 1999 and he released a compilation of his hits “Greatest Hits” in 2000. He also released more albums titled “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” (2002), “All I Want For Christmas Is a Real Good Tan” (2003) and “When The Sun Goes Down” (2004) for which he won Album of the Year at the CMA Awards as well as being honored as the Entertainer of the Year and Artist of the Year at the AMA in 2004. In 2006, Chesney released two albums “Be as You Are” and The Road and the Radio”. He released a live album “Live: Live Those Songs Again” in 2006 and “Super Hits” in 2007.

Chesney has followed it up with albums “Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates” (2007), Lucky Old Sun” (2008), “Greatest Hits II” (2010), “Hemingway’s Whiskey” (2010), Welcome to the Fishbowl” (2012), “Life on a Rock” (2013), “The Big Revival” (2014), “Cosmic Hallelujah” (2016) and “Live in No Shoes Nation” (2017). His next studio album is expected in July 2018.

Chesney has collaborated with other musicians such as Confederate Railroad’s “When He Was My Age” (1995), Tim McGraw “Feel Like a Rock Star” (2012) and Dave Matthews in “I’m Alive” (2009).

Chesney is also interested in films and he produced and narrated in the biographical film “The Color Orange” and “The Boys of Fall”, a film made for ESPN which he co-directed and produced.

 What are the highest selling music albums of Kenny Chesney?

  1. The Big Revival (2014): #2
  2. Greatest Hits (2009): #3
  3. Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates (2007): #3
  4. LIVE: Live Those Songs Again (2006): #4
  5. Greatest Hits (2000): #13

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