Kenny G Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Divorce, SpongeBob, Net Worth, Salary

By | April 11, 2021

Kenny G Biography

Kenny G (Kenneth Bruce Gorelick) an American smooth jazz saxophonist known for his 1986 album. He is also one of the best-selling artists of all time, with global sales totaling more than 75 million records.

Kenny G Age

Kenny, was born on June 5th, 1956 in Seattle, Washington, United States.

Kenny G Career

Kennybegan his career with a job as a sideman for Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra in 1973; at the age of 17 and still in high school. He palyed professionally while studying for a major in accounting at the University of Washington in Seattle and graduated from Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude.

He as well played with the funk band Cold, Bold, and Together before being a credited member of The Jeff Lorber Fusion. He started his solo career after his period with Lorber. He took part on the soundtrack of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run in 2021 with his covers of “My Heart Will Go On” as well as “Gary’s Song”, which had been written for the SpongeBob SquarePants episode “Have You Seen This Snail?” The Nickelodeon series parodies the artist with the character Kelpy G.

Kenny G Net Worth and Salary

Kenny estimated net worth is currently under review. He has made a great fortune from his musical career.

Kenny G Height and Weight

Kenneth stahds tall at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.74 meters). He also has a body weight of 74 kilograms (164 lbs).

Kenny G Family, Parents and Siblings

Kenneth was born to Morris Gorelick, his father, and Evelyn Gorelick, his mother. His mother originated from Saskatchewan, Canada. He was raised up along with his brother Brian Gorelick.

Kenny G Dating, Wife

Back in 1980, Kenny married Janice DeLeon but the couple divorced in 1987. He later remarried Lyndie Benson in 1992 and are the parents of two sons; Max and Brian. Max graduated from Columbia University and Brian from the University of Southern California. In January 2012, Benson-Gorelick filed for legal separation. Kenny later filed for divorce in August 2012.

Kenny G Education

Kenny attended Whitworth Elementary School, Sharples Junior High School, and then joined University of Washington, all in his home city of Seattle. Kenny entered high school he failed at his first attempt to get into the jazz band but auditioned again the following year and earned the first chair.

He as well had private lessons on the saxophone and clarinet from Johnny Jessen, once a week for a year. He as well featured on his high school golf team. Kenny has been a fan of the sport since his elder brother, Brian Gorelick, introduced him to it when he was ten.

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