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Who is Kris Kristofferson’s Wife, Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Height

Who is Kris Kristofferson’s Wife, Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Height

Facts of Kris Kristofferson

Full Name:Kris Kristofferson
Birth Date:June 22, 1936
Age:88 years
Country:United States
Height: 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)
WifeLisa Meyers
MarriedLisa Meyers (1983)
Break UpJanis Joplin
DivorceFrances Mavia Beer, Rita Coolidge
Net Worth$160 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorWhite-Brown
Birth PlaceBrownsville, Texas
GrandparentsRoy Wilson Ashbrook and Anna Louise Adams
EducationSan Mateo High School, Pomona College, Oxford University's Merton College
FatherLars Henry Kristofferson
MotherMary Ann Ashbrook
SiblingsKraigher and Karen
KidsTracy Kristofferson, Kris Kristofferson Jr, Casey Kristofferson, ohnny Robert Kristofferson, Kelly Marie Kristofferson, Jody Kristofferson, Jesse Kristofferson, and Blake Cameron Kristofferson.
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American retired actor, Kris Kristofferson is still recognized for his appearances in Blume in Love, Convoy, Vigilante Force, Hanover Street, and so on.

What is the Age of Kris Kristofferson?

Kris Kristofferson was born on 22nd June 1936, in Brownsville, Texas, in the United States of America. As of 2022, he is at the age of 86 years old and her horoscope is Cancer. His birth name is Kristoffer Kristofferson. He is the son of Lars Henry Kristofferson (father) and Mary Ann Ashbrook (mother). His father was a United States Air Force major general who later joined the Saudi Arabian company, Aramco.

Kris Kristofferson with his mother
Caption: Kris Kristofferson with his mother (Photo: Texas Border Business)

His grandparents were Sweden immigrants and his grandfather was an officer in the Swedish Army. Further, his maternal grandparents are Roy Wilson Ashbrook and Anna Louise Adams while his maternal great grandparents are James Freeman Adams and Anna Sophia Nash.

Kris grew up with his two siblings, a brother, and a sister. His brother, Kraigher is a fighter pilot while his sister, Karen is an actress. By nationality, Kris is an American while he belongs to mixed ethnical background.

Where did Kris Kristofferson go to College?

Kris finished high school education at San Mateo High School, in California in the year 1954. After that, he joined Pomona College in Claremont where he finished his B.A. in Literature. He received Rhodes Scholarship and joined Oxford University’s Merton College and received a B. Phil in English literature in the year 1960. In the year 1973, he received an honorary doctorate in fine arts from Pomona College.

What is Kris Kristofferson’s Net Worth?

Kris has earned a hefty amount through his professional career as an actor, musician, and songwriter. He has an estimated net worth of around $160 million as of 2022. He is regarded as one of the best-selling artists to ever emerge from the 1970s. Ever since then, thanks to both his amazing acting and singing abilities, he has found great success in the entertainment business.

Kris Kristofferson driving his car
Caption: Kris Kristofferson driving his car (Photo: HotCars)

Besides, Kris earns a decent amount through endorsements, advertisements, and sponsorships of several fashion brands and companies. He owns a home in Los Flores Canyon in Malibu where he is residing lavishly with his wife and other family members.

Is Kris Kristofferson still married to Lisa Meyers?

Yes, Kris is still married to his wife, Lisa Meyers. He crossed paths with Lisa in the year 1982 and eventually fell in love with her. Kris always praises his wife, Lisa for teaching him the importance of balancing his career and life at the same time. He shared his feeling after meeting Lisa with some online media. He said:

“We met at the gymnasium and we were looking at each other and I borrowed a piece of equipment off her, which was a ploy, I guess, because I saw something there that was promising”

Kris Kristofferson with his wife, Lisa Meyers
Caption: Kris Kristofferson with his wife, Lisa Meyers (Photo: Wide Open Country)

After a year, they tied the wedding knot in the year 1983 at a private wedding ceremony where their close friends and family were only invited. Since then, they are having a great time with each other as there is not even a single rumor regarding their divorce or extra-marital affairs.

Previous Relationships & Marriages of Kris Kristofferson

Kris has married thrice in his life. At first, he tied the wedding vows to his longtime girlfriend, Frances Mavia Beer in the year 1961. However, their marriage did not last long so they parted ways through a divorce. After that, he dated Janis Joplin but their relationship ended after her death in 1970.

Kris Kristofferson with his ex-wife, Rita Coolidge
Caption: Kris Kristofferson with his ex-wife, Rita Coolidge (Photo: The Irish Times)

Kris married for the second time with a singer, Rita Coolidge in 1973. Their marriage lasted for seven years and they divorce in 1980.

How many Children does Kris Kristofferson have?

Kris has eight children from his present and previous marriages. His daughter, Tracy Kristofferson, and a son, Kris Kristofferson Jr were born to him and his first wife. He and his second wife welcomed a daughter, Casey Kristofferson together in 1974.

Kris Kristofferson with his children
Caption: Kris Kristofferson with his children (Photo: Country Thang Daily)

Kris and his third wife, Lisa shares five children together, Johnny Robert Kristofferson, Kelly Marie Kristofferson, Jody Kristofferson, Jesse Kristofferson, and Blake Cameron Kristofferson. Kris loves all of his eight children equally.

What disease does Kris Kristofferson have?

Kris told some magazines that he was diagnosed with Lyme disease in the year 2016. In this recent years, he has been troubled with memory loss.

How Tall is Kris Kristofferson?

Kris stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall while his body weight is 90kg. Kris has not mentioned his body measurements to the media yet. Kristofferson has white-brown colored hair while his eyes are blue in color.

What did Kris Kristofferson do in the military?

Kris joined the U.S. Army due to the pressure of his family. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant at that time. Later, he attained the rank of captain and he even became a helicopter pilot but he left the military because he was not passionate about it

Career Line of Kris Kristofferson

  • After leaving the military force, Kris started to work as a songwriter.
  • He has written several hit albums like A Star is Born, Border Lord, Full Moon, To the Bone, Third World Warrior, and so on.
  • Besides, Kris is also famous for his amazing acting career.
  • His notable appearances in movies and TV series include Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, Blume in Love, A Star is Born, Lone Star, Millennium, Dolphin Tale 2, and many more.
Kris Kristofferson, American retired actor
Caption: Kris Kristofferson, American retired actor (Photo: Taste of Country)
  • Kris has won four Grammy Awards.
  • Some of his other prestigious awards are two Country Music Association Awards, Golden Globe Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards, and Americana Music Honors & Awards.

FAQ of Kris Kristofferson

Did Kris Kristofferson serve in Vietnam?

He graduated from West Point and became a helicopter pilot, finishing his military service in 1965 just as the Vietnam War was unfolding.

What is Kris Kristofferson’s most famous song?

Me & Bobby McGee is perhaps the song that Kristofferson is best known for.

Did Janis Joplin date Kris Kristofferson?

Kristofferson briefly dated Janis Joplin before her death in October 1970.