Lee Greenwood
Lee Greenwood
Real Name/Full Name Melvin Lee Greenwood
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Lee Greenwood
Birth Place: South Gate, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 27 October 1942
Age/How Old: 81 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 160 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 137 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –  Eugene Greenwood
Mother – Bliss Greenwood
Siblings: Patricia Greenwood
School: Sacramento High School
College: College of Pacific
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Kimberley Payne (m. 1992)
Kids/Children Name: Dalton Greenwood, Laura Rene Greenwood, Parker Greenwood
Profession: Singer and songwriter
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Melvin Lee Greenwood, popularly known as Lee Greenwood, has earned a great deal of fame by being a singer and songwriter. He mainly produces his music in the country music genre. He is even known to have played Saxophone. He has stepped into the musical world since 1962 and has been quite active since then. He is known to have given many chartbuster performances to the music industry and has been dramatically honored for it.

Well, how well do you know about Lee Greenwood? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Lee Greenwood’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 Lee Greenwood to date.

Biography and Early Life

Lee Greenwood was born on October 27, 1942, in California, United States. His father’s name was Eugene Greenwood, and his mother’s name was Bliss Greenwood. He grew up on a poultry farm with his grandparents after the divorce of his parents. Lee was interested in music from an early age, and by the time he was seven years old, he was already a part of the church’s choir.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Lee Greenwood in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lee Greenwood’s age is 81 years old as of today’s date 16th July 2024 having been born on 27 October 1942. Though, he is 5’3″ in feet and inches and 160 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 137 lbs in Pound and 62kg in Kilograms.


Lee went to the Sacramento High School in Los Angeles. He completed high school in the year 1960. As he was interested in music from his early days, so he wanted to enroll in it. Thus he was able to get many scholarships. Finally, he was able to get into the College of Pacific. He was also into basketball and even wanted to pursue it.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Lee Greenwood With Wife Kimberley Payne
Lee Greenwood With Wife Kimberley Payne

Lee was kind of unlucky first in his dating life until he met Kimberly Payne. She is known to be Miss Tennessee. After three unsuccessful marriages, he finally tied the knot with Kimberly. There are o records about his past wives. The happy couple now resides in Franklin. The couple is blessed with two children.

Is Lee Greenwood Gay?

No, Lee Greenwood is definitely not gay. He is known to have married four women in his life. He is also the father of three kids. This clearly proves that Lee is not gay.

Professional Career

Lee Greenwood started his professional career by forming his band named “The Apollos” in 1962. After playing in local casinos in Vegas for some years, the band got a chance to work with Paramount Records. However, the band broke up in the ‘70s, and it was later in 1981 when the MCA records signed Lee. Lee released his debut single “It turns me inside out” with MCA, and the song topped on the country music charts. Lee had finally got his big break.

In the ‘80s, Lee released several albums and became one of the most prominent country artists. His iconic single “God bless the USA” was sacked three times and still remains one of the most patriotic songs. Lee has released a total of twenty-two studio albums in his career.


Lee, for his magnificent contribution to the music industry, has received many notable awards and recognition. He has been honored with the Country Music Association Award for God Bless the United States in 1985. He even won the Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 1984. He also received the Academy of Country Music Award for Male Artist of the Year and is also known to be in many nominations.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lee Greenwood in 2024

Lee Greenwood Net Worth
Lee Greenwood Net Worth

The net worth of Lee Greenwood estimated in 2024 and found out to be a total of $12 million. He has earned a significant part of his net worth by being a successful singer. The sales from his albums have made it possible for Lee to generate such a considerable net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Lee’s most successful song in his career was God Bless the U.S.A.
  • Throughout his career, he has produced seven #1 songs.
  • Lee was so into music that he did not go for a baseball scholarship.
  • Lee is quite active on all social media platforms and has many followers and posts about music and adorable pictures with his family.

Lee Greenwood has undoubtedly achieved some great heights in his career. He never settled for less and had that hunger to reach more. He focused on his passion since he was a child and has proved to be one of the best singers in the music industry.


  1. A couple accuracy points: “Sacramento High” was, and is in Sacramento, CA, although now it’s a charter school (by the same name). “College of (the) Pacific” was, and is a liberal arts school in Stockton, CA. Both are in Northern California.

  2. Lee Greenwood has to be admired for his patriotism evidenced in the lyrics, prayers, monologs and passion in his songs and performances. I’ve only had one opportunity to see him perform in person but if the opportunity presents itself again I will be there. Listening to his music can bring a swell in your soul and tears in your eyes. He speaks out through his music………so sad there are not more like him.


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