Kris Kristofferson Biography
‘Kristoffer Kristofferson’ Kris Kristofferson is a retired actor, musician, and songwriter from America. All his songwriting credits were hits for the other artists. They include; the songs ‘For the Good Times’, ‘Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down’, ‘Help Me Make It Through the Night’, and ‘Me and Boby McGee’.
Kris Kristofferson Age|Birthday
Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas, the United States on 22nd June 1936. Therefore, he is 85 years old as of 2021 and celebrates his birthday on 22nd June every year.
Kris Kristofferson Height|Weight
Kristofferson’s height is 5 feet 7 inches (approximately 1.8 meters). In addition, his weight is 73 kilograms.
Kris Kristofferson Family
Kristofferson’s father is Lars Henry who was a military serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps and his mother Mary Ann. His family settled in San Mateo long enough for him to graduate although they moved a lot.
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Kris Kristofferson Wife
He was first married to his Fran Beer from 1960 to 1969. Later he got married to his fellow singer Rita Coolidge from 1973 to 1980. However, he is now married to Lisa Meyers since 1983.
In addition, he has eight children namely, Blake, Kelly Marie, Johnny, Jesse, Tracy, Kris, Cassey, and Jody.
Kris Kristofferson Education|Career
Kristofferson joined Pomona College. Later he joined the rugby union and football in a fraternity group called Kappa Delta. In addition, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Arts in the year 1958.
In addition, he got the Rhodes Scholarship to join Oxford University. He was offered the highest honor in college sport (the Blues), after excelling in boxing. Moreover, he graduated with a B. Phil degree in English literature from college in 1960. He joined the army due to family pressure serving as a helicopter pilot stationed in Germany. His decision to leave the army was a shock to his family leading them to disown him.
He is a US-based singer, film star, and songwriter. In addition, he has written most of his songs which has made him a prominent figure in the country music genre. Additionally, he has to earn alternate fame as a movie star and he is a part of Hollywood.
Moreover, his first album launch sky-rocketed him to one of the topmost positions in the country music genre in 1970. This won him a Grammy the following year due to fame. His song ‘Viet Nam Blues’ was released in 1966. During his career phase, he frequented Louisiana and Nashville.
Additionally, in the coming years, his success went further with hits like Me and Bobby McGee, Come Sundown, The Taker, and Help Me Make it Through the Night.
His film career commenced in 1971 with ‘The Last Movie’. Moreover, he went on to perform in movies like Vigilante Force, Shake Hands With the Devil, Blume In Love, and Flashpoint. Additionally, in 197, he won the Golden Globes for his acting skills in the movie ‘A Star is Born.
Kris Kristofferson Net Worth
Kristofferson’s net worth is $200 million.