Kenny Loggins Biography
Kenny Loggins(Kenneth Clark Loggins) an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is knkown for his early songs that were recorded with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in 1970.
With seven albums recorded as Loggins and Messina as of 1972 to 1977. His first soundtrack contributions date back to A Star Is Born in 1976. His is famous as the King of the Movie Soundtrack. Kenneth experienced a string of soundtrack successes working as a solo artist including an Academy Award nomination for his 1985 song “Footloose”.
Back in 2013, he released Finally Home just after he formed the group Blue Sky Riders with Gary Burr and Georgia Middleman. He earned a Daytime Emmy Award, two Grammy Awards, and was nominated for an Academy Award, a Tony Award, and a Golden Globe Award.
Kenny Loggins Age
Loggins, was born on January 7th, 1948 in Everett, Washington, United States.
Kenny Loggins Career
Loggins had his first band, The Second Helping, that released three singles back in 1968 and 1969 on Viva Records. Greg Shaw described the efforts “excellent punky folk-pop records” that were written by Loggins who was likely to be the bandleader and singer as well; Shaw included “Let Me In” on both Highs in the Mid-Sixties, Volume 2 and the Pebbles, Volume 9 CD.
He as well had a short gig playing guitar for the New Improved Electric Prunes in 1969 before writing four songs for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band that were part of their album Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy. In his early twenties, he served as the band Gator Creek with Mike Deasy.
The band first recorded version of “Danny’s Song” (later recorded by Loggins and Messina and a No. 7 Hot 100 hit for Anne Murray in 1973) was featured on their only album, released on Mercury Records. He has a;so worked with a number of bands and as solo and he has had great success in his musical career.
Kenny Loggins Net Worth and Salary
Loggins has an estimated net worth of $ 25 million. His musical career and has earned him accomplishments as well as won different awards for his great works.
Kenny Loggins Height and Weight
Kenny stands tall at a height of 1.93 meters. He also has a body weight of 82 kilograms.
Kenny Loggins Family
Kenneth was born to Robert Geroge Loggins and Lina. His father worked as a salesman of English and while his mother was a homemaker of Italian descent. He was raused up along with his three elder brothers.
Kenny Loggins Dating, Wife and Children
Kenny married Eva Ein from 1978 to 1990 and shared three children: Crosby, Cody born in 1983 and Isabella in 1988. Back in 2007 Crosby Loggins, produced his first CD, We All Go Home. In 2008, He as well got voted the winner of the MTV reality show Rock the Cradle.
Loggins had health problems in 1982, he and got referred to Julia Cooper, a colon therapist. The dou felt an immediate connection and were married but unhappy in their relationships. Loggins then had one child, and his wife was pregnant with their second.
At the laps of 1980s Loggins separated from his wife at nearly the same time Julia left her husband, and they started a deeper relationship. Loggins’s divorce was made final in 1990; The duo got married in July 1992.
Back in 1994 they werw part of Equinox International, a multi-level marketing organization, and created a promotional video for the company, as did Ted Danson and Dave Parker. The duo shared two children: Lukas, born in 1993, and Hana, born in 1997. After some years of marriage, they assembled material from the journals each kept, which included poems, songs, and letters.
They penned a 1997 book, The Unimaginable Life, about their relationship. Its aim was to offer an alternative to typical relationships where spouses feel they cannot be honest. Later on, they faced possible bankruptcy.
The duo later divorced in 2004. Loggins said in 2009, “I got pretty blindsided by Julia’s decision to leave. She’s a very impulsive woman, and she found herself going through a midlife crisis, and she didn’t know what to make of it and it changed her life.”
He has a home in the hills north of Santa Barbara, California, and has resided there for decades. He is famous locally as a generous fundraiser for numerous charities. Loggins is a second cousin to singer-songwriter Dave Loggins.
Kenny Loggins Education
Loggins enrolled at San Gabriel Mission High School and graduating in 1966.