Kevin Skinner is an American country singer who has performed the singing since 2009. Skinner was also the winner of the reality show ‘America’s Got Talented’ in the fourth season. He comes from the background of a musician family.
Caption: America’s Got Talent, 2009 winner, Kevin Skinner
Kevin Skinner: Bio, Family, Education
Skinner was born on 25 February 1974, in McCracken County, Kentucky, the US. However, he originates from Mayfield, Kentucky. He was born to musician father Joe Skinner and no information on his mother. He grew up along with his siblings in McCracken County.
Further, he has not revealed information on his education. However, from the age of 12, he has started to play guitar. Ever since he has been writing, playing, singing, and learning music for his father as well.
Kevin Skinner: Profession & Achievements
Kevin has started his music career journey after auditioning for America’s Got Talent. In 2009, he performed alive audition and sang the song of Garth Brooks’ ‘If Tomorrow Never Come’. His has a magical voice which led him to gain massive fans. After that, he sang Aerosmith’s ‘I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing’ in Top 10 that led him to be the winner of the Show. Kevin received the $1 million prize with a headline show in Las Vegas. And also the annuity to pay over 40 years of periods.
On 10 March 2010, he debuted with his first album ‘Long Ride’ on the Saint Patrick’s Day. In 2011, Kevin released his second CD ‘Kevin Skinner: Live and Unplugged’. Prior to his musical career, he has revealed that he used to catch chickens and once had caught over 60,000 chickens in one-night along with his friends.
Kevin Skinner: Personal Life & Wife
Coming over to his personal life, he was once a married man. He had tied a knot to his former wife, Kristen Skinner. The couple had greeted two children from their marriage. But unfortunately, his wife left Kevin and children as soon as he won the reality show. However, the reason behind their separation is not available on the media yet.
There were rumors during his time in the competition, that he was suffering from mental issues. Also, he has a problem of singing in front of audiences. Later, Kevin has cleared up the rumor saying that he is new to this business and got little nervousness that’s all.
Kevin Skinner: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
As of now, we know that he has won the reality show and got the money prize of $1 million. Also, he has the surety of getting $25000 annually over 40 years. Besides these, there is no information about other income sources.
After winning the reality show, he has accumulated a huge fan following. However, the singer does not seems to prefer in the spotlight so, he can not be found on the social media platforms. But there is a Facebook account under his name @KevinSkinner with over 9K followers and last updated in 2012.
A special friendship with Roger Ragland of "Roger Ragland Outdoors" as seen on the Outdoor Channel. He hosts great hunting opportunities!
Kevin Skinner: Body Measurements
Kevin has a tall and slim body build with a height of 6 feet or 1.83 meters. There is no further information on his body measurements and weight.