How rich is Kristoffer Kristofferson?
Kristoffer Kristofferson Net Worth:
|Birth date:||June 22, 1936|
|Birth place:||Brownsville, Texas, United States|
|Height:||5' 11½" (1.82 m)|
|Profession:||Soundtrack, Actor, Composer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Children:||Tracy Kristofferson, Jesse Turner Kristofferson|
|Albums:||Songs of Kristofferson, Natural Act, The Austin Sessions|
Kristoffer Kristofferson Net Worth:
Kris Kristofferson Net Worth $160 Million
Kris Kristofferson is an American singer, actor, writer, and musician. He has a net worth of $160 Million. Kris Kristofferson is a widely followed country musician, which is where his wealth comes from. He was born on June 22, 1936 in Brownsville, Texas. He graduated from the Pomona College with a Literature degree. In his music career, he is known to be the writer of most of the tunes he performs. Most of these have become enormous successes. In 1985, he joined fellow country musicians Willie Nelson, Waylon Jenningsand Johnny Cash. They formed the country music super group called “The Highwaymen”.
Kris was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2004. On November 10th 2010, he was honored as a BMI Icon at the 57th annual BMI Country Awards. Throughout his career, he’s earned 48 BMI Country and Pop Awards. He’s been married three times, and has eight kids. In 1960, he married his high school sweetheart Frances Beer. They had two children. The couple divorced in 1969. Then he dated Janis Joplin, but she died. Then he dated Barbra Streisand. Kris had a fling with Joan Baezin 1970. In 1973, he married the vocalist Rita Coolidge and had a child together with her. The couple divorced in 1980. Finally he married Lisa Meyers in 1983 and went on to have five kids.
Kris Kristofferson is an American singer, songwriter and actor who has a net worth of $160 million. As the sole writer of most of his songs, Kris Kristofferson has accumulated his wealth by way of a long successful country music career and as a film star. His father was a US Army Air Corps officer who eventually climbed to the rank of Major General. Kris and his family moved a lot to accommodate the father’s military duties. Kris eventually graduated from San Mateo High School in Northern California afterward attended Pomona College. He graduated from Pamona summa cum laude and earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University in England. He graduated from Oxford with a degree in English Literature. While studying in England, Kris began writing music as a side hobby. After graduating, he joined the military. His music career began after he left the Army and went to Nashville. While living in Nashville, Kris was employed as a helicopter pilot so when a care worker at Columbia Studios.
Kris was eventually signed to Monument Records. Many popular artists also began recording cover versions of his songs. Janis Joplin, who dated Kris, covered his tune “Me and Bobby McGee”. The song would continue to become one of Joplin’s most well-known hits. Kris’ first studio solo album “Kristofferson” was launched in 1970 and peaked at number 10 to the United States Country music charts. Between 1970 and 2010, Kris released 17 studio albums and heaps of singles. In 1971 Kris won his first Grammy and launched an acting career by appearing in the picture “The Last Movie”. Tons more roles would follow. Kris was won a Golden Globe for Best Actor because of his work on the 1976 movie “A Star is Born”. Kris was also nominated for an Academy Award for Original Music Score for the 1984 film “Songwriter”. In 1984 Kris additionally joined up with a number of fellow country stars to start a super group called The Highwaymen. In January 2014, Kris was honored in the Grammys with a Lifetime Achievement award.