Kenny G Net Worth

Kenny G Net Worth

Net Worth: $50 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Age 56 years old
  • Birth Place Seattle, Washington
  • Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)
  • Marital Status Divorced (Lyndie Benson)
  • Full Name Kenneth Bruce Gorelick
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth June 5, 1956
  • Ethnicity Ashkenazi Jewish
  • Occupation Saxophonist
  • Education University of Washington, Whitworth Elementary School, Franklin High School, Sharples Junior High School
  • Children 2 (Noah, Max)
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About Kenny G

Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, better known just as Kenny G, is an American contemporary smooth jazz saxophonist. He rose to fame in 1986 with his album Duotones. He is one of the best selling instrument musicians presently. Over the past few years, he has sold over 75 million records. Kenny G’s current estimated net worth stands at an impressive $50 million.

He was born on June 5th 1956. He is originally from Seattle, Washington. Kenny started playing saxophone when he was 10 years old – that was in 1966. He was trained under the local trumpeter Gerald Pfister. He used to practice in Grover Washington Jr. records. Buffet crampon alto was his first saxophone.

He was only 17 when he got himself a job as a sideman to Barry White’s orchestra. Kenny was studying accounts at the University of Washington, but he continued to play professionally too. He was with the band Cold, Bold and Together. Kenny eventually became a part of The Jeff Lorber Fusion. He has released many solo albums with many artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Whitney Houston, Peabo Bryson, Toni Braxton and Celine Dion.

Kenny’s name entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for playing the longest note on saxophone ever in 1997. At the J&R Music studio he used circular breathing and played an E-flat for 45 minutes. In April 1997, his mixes went to #1 on the Billboard charts. He plays Selmer Mark VI Soprano, Alto and Tenor saxophones. Kenny G has also created a line up of saxophones called Kenny G Saxophones.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Kenny G's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2004 N/A
Record Sales 2004

Estimated earnings from his album At Last...The Duets Album (certified gold by RIAA)

$750,000
Earnings 2002 N/A
Record Sales 2002

Estimated earnings from his album Wishes: A Holiday Album (certified gold by RIAA)

$750,000
Record Sales 2002

Estimated earnings from his album Paradise (certified gold by RIAA)

$750,000
Earnings 1999 N/A
Record Sales 1999

Estimated earnings from his album Faith: A Holiday Album (certified 3x platinum by RIAA)

$4,500,000
Record Sales 1999

Estimated earnings from his album Classics In The Key of G (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,500,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales 1997

Estimated earnings from his compilation album Greatest Hits (certified 3x platinum by RIAA and silver by BPI)

$5,500,000
Earnings 1996 N/A
Record Sales 1996

Estimated earnings from his album The Moment (certified 4x platinum by RIAA and gold by BPI)

$6,000,000
Earnings 1994 N/A
Record Sales 1994

Estimated earnings from his album Miracles: The Holiday Album (certified 8x platinum by RIAA)

$12,000,000
Earnings 1992 N/A
Record Sales 1992

Estimated earnings from his album Breathless (certified diamond by RIAA and gold by BPI)

$18,000,000
Earnings 1989 N/A
Record Sales 1989

Estimated earnings from his live album Kenny G Live (certified 3x platinum by RIAA)

$4,500,000
Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from his album Silhouette (certified 4x platinum by RIAA)

$6,000,000
Earnings 1986 N/A
Record Sales 1986

Estimated earnings from his album Duotones (certified 5x platinum by RIAA)

$7,500,000
Earnings 1985 N/A
Record Sales 1985

Estimated earnings from his album Gravity (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,500,000
Earnings 1983 N/A
Record Sales 1983

Estimated earnings from his album G Force (certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,500,000
Earnings 1982 N/A
Record Sales 1982

Estimated earnings from his album Kenny G (certified gold by RIAA)

$750,000
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