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Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers was a Grammy Award-winning country music singer and songwriter. His best known songs include “The Gambler” and “Lucille“. He acted in several movies and television series. He owned a franchise of roast chicken restaurants called “Kenny Rogers Roasters“.

Early Life of Kenneth Rogers

Rogers was born the fourth of eight children on August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas. His parents were Lucille Lois (née Hester; 1910–1991), a nurse’s assistant, and Edward Floyd Rogers (1904–1975), a carpenter. Rogers was said to be of Irish and Native American ancestry. Rogers attended Wharton Elementary School, George Washington Junior High School, and graduated from Jefferson Davis High School (now Northside High School) in 1956.

In 1949 Rogers won a talent show at the Texan Theatre. He served as a busboy at the Rice Hotel and swept floors at a hat store for $9 a week. He later attended the University of Houston.

Death of Kenneth Rogers

On March 20, 2020, Rogers died under hospice care in Sandy Springs, Georgia from natural causes, aged 81.

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