Kenneth Bruce Gorelick was born on five June 1956, in Seattle, Washington. Kenneth is a famous American smooth jazz saxophonist, music composer, and producer. He got fame from the album Duotones in 1986; it’s a famous album. Kenny G is the selling artist; he makes sales totalling more than 75 million. Kenneth had developed a great understanding of music from an early age. Kenneth started playing the saxophone at the beginning often, and he has debuted as a sideman for Barry White seven years later. Kenny G achieved Grammy award-winning smooth jazz and saxophonist.
The native birthplace of Kenneth is Seattle, the West Coast seaport city of the United States. Kenny took admission in Whitworth Elementary School, Aki Kurose Middle School, a secondary public school in Seattle, Washington, Franklin High School, and the University of Washington, all in his home city of Seattle. Kenneth was failed in the first attempt to get a chance for the jazz band, but later on, due to his dedication, he has secured the first chair in the same. He was also a part of the golf team in his high school.
Kenneth started his career in 1973 by debuting as a sideman for Barry White’s 40-piece string-laden orchestra named The Love Unlimited; he was still in high school at the time of his first job. However, Kenneth did not give up his education and joined the University of Washington, Seattle, pursuing his professional stint as a saxophonist. He also got in touch with the funk band ‘Cold, Bold & Together’ and played with Barry White. President Clive Davis was impressed by his ABBA track “The Dancing Queen” and signed him as a solo artist in 1982. The same year, Kenny G released his self-titled debut album. In 1994 Kenny’s self-titled released album was awarded the Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist award, whereas, in the same year, his album “Breathless” was nominated for the same award. Kenny G was also recognized by Grammy Awards, held annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
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In 1980 Kenny was married to Janice DeLeon and got divorced in 1987. Later on, he married Lyndie Benson in 1992 and got blessed with two sons Brian and Max. Brian earned his graduation from the University of Southern California, whereas Max was graduated from Columbia University. Benson filed for separation in January 2012. In 1996, Kenny G built a house in Hunts Point, Washington, which he sold to Craig McCaw in 1999, and he is now living in Malibu, California.
Kenny G is an American smooth and contemporary jazz saxophonist who has an approximate net worth of $100 million. In addition, he is the most renowned and popular instrumentalist of all time.