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Full NamePatrick Kevin Skinner
First NamePatrick
Middle NameKevin
Last NameSkinner
Birth NamePatrick Kevin Skinner
ProfessionCountry singer
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Birth CityMcCracken County, Kentucky
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameJoe Skinner
Father ProfessionMusician
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopePisces
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseKristen (ex-wife)
No Of Children2
Sibilings3
EducationGarves County High School
Height183 cm
Weight87 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 25,1974
Age45 years
Networth
Year2019
Amount$300,000
Currencyusd

Kevin Skinner, an American country singer rose to fame after he became the winner of the talent show America's Got Talent (AGT) Season 4. His performance of Aerosmith's 'I don't Wanna Miss A Thing' in the finale proved his trump card to glory.

With hands over the grand prize money of $1 million, the Kentucky-based artist not only opened the gateway to fame but also to fortune.

How Much Net Worth Kevin Skinner Owns In 2019?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 45-year-old country singer has a net worth of $300,000 as of December 2019.

'America's Got Talent' Journey & Victory

With the America's Got Talent (AGT) Season 4 audition through Garth Brooks' If Tomorrow Never Comes, on August 4, 2009, Kevin didn't take long to become fan-favorite.

Also, he became a pivotal singing figure of the judges' panel too, where Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne, and David Hasselhoff served.

Thereafter, Skinner sang 'Make You Feel My Love' by Bob Dylan during the Top 48 that advanced him to Top 20, where he performed Always on My Mind by Brenda Lee.

American country singer Kevin Skinner won the Season 4 of America's Got Talent in 2009
American country singer Kevin Skinner won the Season 4 of America's Got Talent in 2009

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In the Top 10, Kevin Skinner amused the crowd with Aerosmith hit & platinum-certified single 'I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing', eventually winning the Season 4 of America's Got Talent- concluded on September 16, 2009.

As obvious, the winner of the AGT Kevin was awarded the prize money of $1 million, before taxes.

Agreed On Annuity Pay Of 'AGT' Prize Money

It's a fact that none of the AGT winners ever took the whole $1 million home. So, is for Kevin Skinner.

Reportedly, the show offers an annuity payment of $25,000 per year throughout the next 40 years. Another offer gets the winner the present cash value that counts around $300,000 that turns out to be $150,000- $200,000 after tax cut.

Since Kevin went for the annuity, he receives an annual sum of $25,000. However, the income amount is taxable, so, he is likely to receive much lower than the humongous million dollars paycheck.

Post 'AGT' Career: What Is Kevin Doing Currently?

On September 17, 2009, starting his post-AGT career, Kevin performed the song 'If Tomorrow Never Comes' on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.

Moreover, in 2010, he released an album Long Ride & then released another album Kevin Skinner: Live And Unplugged in 2011. However, his music venture didn't turn commercial success.

AGT winner Kevin released 2 albums, though, was proved to be commercial disappointment
AGT winner Kevin released 2 albums, though, was proved to be a commercial disappointment

Source: E! Online

Ever since the Kentucky-born singer went low-key & is quite inactive in the music industry. No updates on his music venture are out for now.

How Effective Is 'America's Got Talent' Venture For Contestants?

Well, it's not likely that all the AGT figures went through declining fame, but some got with a paved way to success too.

Reportedly, America's Got Talent (AGT) Season 2 winner Terry Fator, a ventriloquist, signed a 5-year contract worth $100 million at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Matt Franco, a magician who won Season 9 of AGT currently headlines at The LINQ Hotel and Casino performing at the Mat Franco Theatre in Las Vegas.

Despite not winning, the Season 5 runner-up Jackie Evancho (then 10 years old singer) penned record deal with Columbia Records and SYCO music & is worth $4 million now.

Short-Bio & Personal Life

Kevin Skinner was born Patrick Kevin Skinner on February 25, 1974, in McCracken County, Kentucky, the USA. His father Joe was a musician which got him an influence in music and started playing guitar at the age of 12.

The American country singer grew up alongside 3 siblings: Michael, Rodney and Jennifer in Kentucky & attended Graves County High School.

Reportedly, Skinner was once a married man and later divorced with his wife Kristen, after welcoming 2 children: a son & a daughter.

Currently, he owns a house in Kentucky & lives there.

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