Net Worth: $48 Million
- Age 56 years old
- Birth Place Seattle, Washington, US
- Height 1.57 m
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Kenneth Bruce Gorelick
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth June 5, 1956
- Occupation Musician, songwriter, record producer
- Children 2
Kenneth Bruce Gorelick, better known just as Kenny G the world over, 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 $48 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 to 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. Then Kenny 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 was 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 using circular breathing, 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.