Kris Kristofferson
Kris Kristofferson
Real Name/Full Name Kristoffer Kristofferson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Kris Kristofferson
Birth Place: Brownville, Texas, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 June 1936
Age/How Old: 87 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 90 Kg
In Pounds – 199 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
Parents Name: Father – Lars Henry Kristofferson
Mother – Mary Ann Ashbrook
Siblings: Brother: Kraigher Kristofferson
Sister: Karen Kirschenbauer
School: San Mateo High School
College: Merton College, Pomona College, University of Oxford
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Lisa Meyers (m. 1983), Rita Coolidge (m. 1973–1980), Fran Beer (m. 1960–1969)
Kids/Children Name: 8 (Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Robert Kristofferson, Blake Cameron Kristofferson, Jesse Turner Kristofferson, Jody Ray Kristofferson, Tracy Kristofferson, Kelly Marie Kristofferson, Casey Kristofferson)
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Net Worth: $180 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Kristoffer Kristofferson is an American by origin. He is not only a singer but also a famous songwriter. Apart from all these, his qualities as a good actor also fit perfectly in the list of his talents. “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Help Me Make It Through The Night,” and “For Good Times” are some of his highlighted songs that have earned a lot of praise and attention. He is mostly found composing his own songs. Apart from that, he collaborated with some of the popular songwriters, including Shel Silverstein.

Well, how well do you know about Kris Kristofferson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kris Kristofferson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Kris Kristofferson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Kristoffer Kristofferson was born on June 22 in the year 1936. His birthplace is Brownsville in Texas. His parents are Mary Ann, mother, and Lars Henry Kristofferson, father. His father was a U.S. Army Air Corps officer and, in turn, motivated his son to do the same. He also has two siblings, a brother and a sister, and the three of them grew up together.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kris Kristofferson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Kris Kristofferson’s age is 87 years old as of today’s date 18th June 2024 having been born on 22 June 1936. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 199 lbs in Pound and 90kg in Kilograms.


He started his education in San Mateo, California. After graduating from school, He joined Pomona College and Marton College. After studying there, he joined the University of Oxford and earned a degree from there. He completed his academic career successfully.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Kris Kristofferson With Wife Lisa Meyers
Kris Kristofferson With Wife Lisa Meyers

Kris married thrice. His present wife is Lisa Meyers. He has eight children who have grown up to be successful gentlemen and ladies. He is also known to have dated a lot of girls while he was a bachelor or unmarried.

Is Kris Kristofferson Gay?

Kris has married thrice and has eight children who have grown up to be successful in their ways. Apart from that, considering his young age, he had always had girlfriends and has been spotted dating when he was young. There has never been any rumor which suggested that he had any romantic connection with a guy. These facts clearly help get the inference that he is not gay and his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Kris started his career through U.S. Army. He had to join military services due to his family pressure. Although he had no interest in it, he had to continue it for a long time.

But that, after serving for a lot of years, he finally decided to quit and opt for his passion, which is music. He shifted to Nashville to start his music career. But He had to struggle a lot. Being unable to start, he had to search for other odd jobs to earn a living. Finally, after a lot of waiting, he finally managed to get a job in a studio. Slowly he got the pitch and started making successful compositions.


His contribution to the field of music is never-ending, and he is still working as a musician and wholeheartedly contributing to the music domain. But his list of awards is also likewise to his work. They can be enlisted as follows:

  • He won the Country Music Association Awards for two years.
  • The Golden Globe Awards as well was won by him.
  • Academy of Country Music Awards for three years.
  • He won the most prestigious Grammy Award in the year 1971.

He has also been nominated for various other awards summing up to be a lot. He also won many other awards, with the above-mentioned awards being the highlights.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kris Kristofferson in 2024

Kris Kristofferson Net Worth
Kris Kristofferson Net Worth

As of 2024, Kris owns a net worth of $180 million which is vast, and he is still actively involved with music as his work and as his passion, so his net worth is sure to keep increasing with time. He is a man of music, and hence it is clearly evident that he will work till his last breath.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Various interesting facts can be known about Kris. Some of them are as follows:

  • Kris’s hobbies include cooking, and he enjoys it.
  • Non-Veg food is what he prefers the most above all.
  • His favorite colors are Christmas Gold and Quartz.
  • Amsterdam and Rovinj are his favorite destinations which he always enjoys spending time at.
  • Many of his songs which were written earlier, were made in an oil rig located in Southern Louisiana.

Kris Kristofferson is a musician of all times, and till now, he is admired by song lovers. His fans are from different generations, and the new generation also looks upto his music to get motivated and work harder. He himself is still active as a musician and has not let his age be a bar to his passion.



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