Kris Kristofferson is a famous actor, singer, and songwriter from the USA. He is popular for his songs like “Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down”, “Once More with Feeling”, “For the Good Times”, Me and Bobby McGee”, and many more.
He won the Golden Globe Award for his song “A Star Is Born” in 1976. In 2019, he was nominated for the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his studio album called “Highwayman 2”.
Which is the most famous song by Kris Kristofferson?
Kris’s famous song was “Me & Bobby McGee”.
Kris Kristofferson’s Bio, Age
Kris Kristofferson was born Kristoffer Kristofferson on June 22, 1936, in Texas, United States. He is currently 86 years old as of 2022. His zodiac sign is Cancer and he holds American nationality.
Kris’s father’s name was Lars Henry Kristofferson and his mother’s name was Mary Ann Ashbrook. His father was a major general of the U.S. Army Air Force. He has two siblings named Kraigher Kristofferson and Karen Kristofferson.
Kristofferson attended Pomona college from 1954 to 1958. After that, he joined Merton College in 1960. Later, he completed his graduation from the University of Oxford.
Which is the debut album of Kris Kristofferson?
Kris Kristofferson’s debut album was “Kristofferson”. But, it became a flop.
Kris joined the U.S. Army and was posted in West Germany in the early 1960s. He was selected as an English instructor at West Point military academy in 1965. Later, he quit the Army and moved to pursue his career in songwriting.
In 1966, Kris wrote a song named “Viet Nam Blues” for singer Dave Dudley. After that, he recorded the songs like “Once More With Feeling”, “For the Good Times”, and “Help Me Make It Through the Night” in the 1970s. His debut album titled “Kristofferson” became a flop but, his second album “The Silver Tongued Devil and I” did extremely well in the Country and Pop charts.
Kristofferson made his acting debut in the movie “The Last Movie” in 1971. He appeared along with James Coburn and Bob Dylan in the movie “Pat Garrett and Bill the Kid” in 1973. In 1978, he appeared in the movie “Convoy”. The movie was a grand success and made $45 million at the box office collection.
In 1982, he released a double album named “The Winning Hand” which peaked at No.4 on “U.S Billboard Top Country Album”. He worked along with Wesley Snipes in the action movie “Blade” in 1998.
Between 2001 and 2008, he appeared in the movies like “Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story”, “The Wendell Baker Story”, and “Planet of the Apes”. In 2014, he appeared in the movie “Dolphin Tale”.
From 2016 to 2018, Kris appeared in the movies like “Lawless Range”, “Hickok”, “The Star”, and “Blaze”.
What is the Net Worth of Kris Kristofferson?
Kris Kristofferson has earned a good amount of money throughout his career. Moreover, he has an estimated net worth of $160 million as of 2022.
Kris Kristofferson’s Relationship Status
Kris was married to Frances “Fran” Mavia Beer in 1961. After that, he tied the knot with singer Rita Coolidge in 1973. But, they divorced in 1980. In 1983, he married Lisa Meyers.
Kris and Lisa own a home in Los Flores Canyon in Malibu. Kris has 8 children from his 3 marriages. He had one son named Kris and one daughter named Tracy with Fran Beer. From his second marriage, he had one daughter named Casey.
From his third marriage, he had 5 children named Jesse, Jody, Johnny, Kelly Marie, and Blake.
Is Kris Kristofferson an Army?
Kris joined the U.S. Army and was posted in West Germany in the early 1960s. But, he quit the Army and moved to pursue his career in songwriting.
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Body Measurements: Height & Weight
Kris is 5 feet 11 inches or 180 cm tall and weighs 90 kg or 199 lbs. His hair color is white and has black eyes.