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Facts of Kenny G

Full NameKenny G
First NameKenny
Last NameG
Birth NameKenneth Bruce Gorelick
Birth CityWashington
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameMorris Gorelick
Mother NameEvelyn Gorelick
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseLyndie Benson
No Of Children2
EducationUniversity of Washington
Height171 cm
Weight74 kg
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Date of BirthJune 5,1956
Age64 years

What is Kenny G's Net Worth?

Kenny G is an American saxophonist who is best known for his albums like Duotones, The Moment and Breathless. Some of his hit songs are Forever in Love, Going Home, That Somebody Was You, and The Wedding Song to name a few. He is one of the best selling artists of all time and has sold over more than 75 million record albums.

The American musician has accumulated a net worth of $50 million as of 2019. The article below summarises Kenny's overall wealth, his salary, earnings and other sources of income if any.

Net Worth Details- Earnings, Salary, And Other Income Sources

Kenny G has amassed a massive fortune of $50 million from his career as a saxophonist. He earned most of his net worth from the sales of his official record albums and from featured in different shows and concerts.

American Saxophonist, Kenny G
Kenny G

He started his professional career at the age of 17 as a sideman of Love Unlimited Orchestra of Barry White. He also recorded with Seattle's Funk band Cold, Bold & Together.

He then became the credited member of the band The Jeff Lorber Fusion. After spending some time with the band he ventured out to pursue his solo career and landed a contract in 1982 with Arista Records.

He has performed with renown musicians like Andrea Bocelli, Steve Miller, Toni Braxton, Celine Dion, Michael Bolton, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra, and Smokey Robinson to name a few.

He is now one of the best and the biggest-selling instrumental musician of all times with a record sales of 75 million records.


As a musician, he earns most of his money from featuring in albums and from the sales of his solo record albums. The sales of his albums are enlisted below:

Kenny G1982$750,000
G Force1983$1,500,000
Kenny G Live (live album)1989$4,500,000
Miracles: The Holiday Album1994$12,000,000
The Moment1996$6,000,000
Greatest Hits (compilation album)1997$5,500,000
Faith: A Holiday Album 1999$4,500,000
Classics In The Key of G1999$1,500,000
Wishes: A Holiday Album2002$750,000
At Last...The Duets Album2004$750,000

The earnings of his other albums I'm in the Mood for Love...The Most Romantic Melodies of All Time, Rhythm and RomanceHeart and SoulNamaste and Brazilian Nights are currently unknown.

The earnings from all these albums are all part of his current net worth.

Instagram, YouTube, And Endorsement Deals 

He is regular on Instagram where he has the username @kennyg where he has over 129k followers. His estimated earnings for every post ranges between $387 - $645.

His Vevo channel KennyGVEVO has over 321k subscribers and its monthly earnings are estimated to be $497 - $8K while ith yearly earnings are said to be $6K - $95.5K. An artist earns 20% from the channel's earnings while the rest goes to the channel.

He has not endorsed any brands and has no endorsement deals.

Assets- Houses And Cars

He owns a house spread over 3,500 sq ft in Malibu, California, a property he purchased in 1998 for $12.5 million. He refurnished the house with an extra $3.5 million.

Kenny G's House
Kenny G's house in Malibu

He also owned a mansion in Hunts Point, Washington. He bought the land in 1995 for $8.8 million and built a house for $5.1 million. He later sold the house to McCaw for $26.5 million.


He rides a Mercedes Benz CL65 AMG which has a starting price of $42,750.

Charity, Insurances, And Taxes

Kenny is associated with charitable foundations like the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, Caddy for a Cure, and Neurofibromatosis, Inc. The contribution he made for the cause of these organizations is unrevealed.

There is no data regarding the insurance policies that he has overtaken, but being a celebrity with such a fortune he must have been insured.

Talking about taxes, he must be paying a huge sum for his $50 million net worth and also for his assets.

Kenny G's Personal Life- Age, Education, Relationships, Height And Weight

He was born as Kenneth Bruce Gorelick on 5th June 1956 in Seattle, Washington, in the United States. He is the son of father Morris Gorelick and mother Evelyn Gorelick.

He has a brother named Brian Gorelick. He is of American nationality, and his ethnicity is white.

He started playing the saxophone when he was just 10 years old.


As a child, he attended Whitworth Elementary School. He then enrolled at Sharples Junior High School and later transferred Franklin High School.

He later graduated from the University of Washington.


73-years-old Kenny has been married and divorced twice. He married his first wife Janice Deleon in 1980 and later divorced her in 1987.

Kenny G's sons; Noah and Max
Kenny G with his sons; Noah and Max

He married ex-wife Lyndie Benson in 1992. The couple has two sons together named Max Gorelick and Noah Gorelick. After 20 years of marriage, the couple divorced in January 2012.

Height And Weight

The American saxophonist stands tall with an average height of 5 feet and 7 inches (171 cms) and his body weight is 74 kg (163.14 lbs).

Updated On Mon Sep 16 2019 Published On Thu Sep 12 2019 By BluePrince