Kenny Rogers is considered one of the most influential singers in country music. Social Media was flooded with sorrowful tributes just a couple of hours after his passing. He was a legend with an incredible mark on the history of music.
He worked very hard for every penny and shared everything with his wife and five kids. He was a different sort of country music superstar, even though he had success on both country and pop charts. He was humble and unselfish.
He had sold $250,000,000 worth of records at his career peak and owned a private jet and a 1,200-acre farm in Georgia.
In fact, money never drove him. I’m ambitious but success does not drive me, happiness yes. I would be happy just being a local musician and paying for my house, car, and things like that.
He was also a good actor starring in several films. A six-decade career he was also a partner with the CEO of KFC and launched his own restaurant Kenny Rogers Roasters.
At his death time, he had around $250 million and sold more than 165 million records.
Thank you Kenny for the music and the good feelings you shared with us. You have left a great legacy. We miss you!