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Kenny G

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Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Industry: Musicians
Residence: Seattle, Washington
Country: United States
BirthDay: 5 June 1956
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.71 m

Kenny G was bornon 5 June 1956 in Seattle, Washington, American, is Saxophonist. From being a music aficionado to a sideman and finally turning on to becoming the Grammy award winning smooth jazz saxophonist, Kenny G has come a long way. A prodigious child, he developed an affinity for music since an early age. by the time he turned ten, he started playing the saxophone and seven years later, debuted as a sideman for Barry White. His escalating career graph is dotted with bestselling albums, each of which gathered a platinum status at the box office. While all his albums were major hits, it was his fourth studio album, ‘Duotones’ and his sixth studio album, ‘Breathless’ that earned ground-breaking reception. He received the prestigious Grammy award in 1994 for his track, ‘Forever in Love’. He even has a Guinness Book of Records to his credit. Apart from playing music, Kenny G is an avid golfer and has partaken in a number of tournaments. He ranked the No 1 status in 2006 in the Golf Digest ranking of Top 100 in Music.


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However, their unison did not last long and the two legally separated in 2012


The album peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Jazz chartIn 2011, he made quite a number of appearances, starting with Super Bowl XLV ad for Audi, ‘Release the Hounds’


In 2009, he teamed up with the band, Weezer in an AOL promotion of their album, Raditude


In 2008, he came with a Latin beat album, ‘Rhythm and Romance’


He was named by the Golf Digest as the music industry’s No 1 Golfer in 2006


Thus in 2002, he came up with the album, ‘Paradise’ which had tropical sounds


He participated in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am tournament, once winning the title in 2001


In 2000, upon receiving an invite, he performed at the White House for state governors and members of the Clinton Cabinet


Year 1999 witnessed the release of his album, ‘Classics in the Key of G’


1 status on the Billboard Dance/Club Play Songs chart in April 1997


Same year, his song, ‘Havana’ from the 1996 released album, ‘The Moment’ was remixed by DJs Todd Terry and Tony Moran and released promotionally to dance clubs in the U


Two years later, in 1994, he released his first holiday album titled, ‘Miracles’


In 1992, he came up with his sixth studio album, ‘Breathless’


In 1982, impressed by his version of the ABBA track ‘Dancing Queen’ president Clive Davis signed him as a solo artist with Arista Records in 1982


He was still in high school when he first landed himself a job as a sideman for Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra in 1973

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