Kris Kristofferson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Mother, Wife, Tours, Health, Movies, Songs and Net worth

Kris Kristofferson


Kris Kristofferson Biography

Kris Kristofferson an American singer-songwriter and actor known as the writer and recorder of the songs Me and Bobby McGee, For the Good Times, Sunday Morning Coming Down, and Help Me Make It Through the Night. Kris composed his own songs and collaborated with Nashville songwriters such as Shel Silverstein.

Kris Kristofferson Age

Kristofferson was born on June 22, 1936, in Brownsville, Texas, United States of America.

Kris Kristofferson Height and Weight

Kristofferson stands tall at a height of 5ft 9 in (1.79 m). He also weighs 161 lbs (73 kgs).

Kris Kristofferson Education

For the nature of his father’s job who was a military serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps. They settled in San Mateo, California, where he graduated from San Mateo High School in 1954. He then enrolled in Роmоnа Соllеgе in Southern California in the same year. At college, he played rugby and football and he also јоіnеd а frаtеrnіtу grоuр саllеd Карра Dеltа. Нe grаduаtеd frоm соllеgе іn 1958, еаrnіng а Васhеlоr оf Аrtѕ Dеgrее.

He lаtеr gоt іntо Охfоrd Unіvеrѕіtу where he studied at Merton College аftеr gеttіng thе Rhоdеѕ ѕсhоlаrѕhір. Не ехсеllеd іn bохіng while at Oxford, he was awarded his Blue for boxing, thе hіghеѕt hоnоr оffеrеd іn соllеgе ѕроrt. Kristofferson grаduаtеd frоm соllеgе іn 1960, еаrnіng а В.Рhіl dеgrее іn Еnglіѕh lіtеrаturе. Duе tо fаmіlу рrеѕѕurе, hе јоіnеd thе аrmу, ѕеrvіng аѕ а hеlісорtеr ріlоt. Не wаѕ ѕtаtіоnеd іn Gеrmаnу.

Kris Kristofferson Parents

Kristofferson was born to Mary Ann and Lars Henry Kristofferson, a U.S. Army Air Corps officer (later a U.S. Air Force major general). He was the first of three children in his family. Kristofferson’s paternal grandparents emigrated from Sweden. Kris’ mother had English, Scots-Irish, Swiss-German, and Dutch ancestry.

His paternal grandfather was an officer in the Swedish Army. Kristofferson’s father pushed him towards a military career when he was a child. Kris took a summer job with a dredging contractor on Wake Island at the age of 17. He referred it as the hardest job he ever had.

Kris Kristofferson Mother

Kristofferson was born to Mary Ann Ashbrook his mother who had English, Scots-Irish, German, Swiss-German, and Dutch ancestry.

Kris Kristofferson Married

Kristofferson is married to Lisa Kristofferson. The duo tied the knot in 1983, in an intimate ceremony in the Pepperdine University chapel. Being Kristofferson’s third marriage and Lisa’s second.

The duo owns a home in Los Flores Canyon in Malibu, California, and maintains a residence in Hana on the island of Maui. Kristofferson had previous marriages with Fran Beer 1960-1969 and Rita Coolidge 1973-1980.

Kris Kristofferson Children

Kristofferson has eight children from three marriages: daughter Tracy born in 1962 and son Kris born in 1968 from his first marriage to Fran Beer; daughter Casey born in 1974 from his second marriage to Rita Coolidge; and Jesse born 1983, Jody born 1985, Johnny born 1988, Kelly Marie born 1990, and Blake born in 1994 from his marriage to his current wife Lisa (Meyers) Kristofferson.

Kris Kristofferson Salary

Kristofferson annual salary are estimated to be $20,000,000.

Kris Kristofferson Net Worth

Kristofferson has an estimated Net Worth of $200 million.

Kris Kristofferson Death

Rumors of Kristofferson’s death spread quickly earlier in November 2018 causing concern among fans across the world. However, the report was later confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor is alive and well.

Willie Nelson Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson composed a group known as The Highwaymen. It was an American country music supergroup. The four of the genre’s biggest artists were known for their pioneering influence on the outlaw country subgenre.

Between 1985 and 1995 the group was active and it recorded three major-label albums as The Highwaymen: two on Columbia Records and one for Liberty Records. The group’s Columbia works produced three chart singles, including the number one “Highwayman” in 1985.

Kris Kristofferson Actor

Kris focused on acting he appeared in many films including Blume in Love (directed by Paul Mazursky) and Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, and Convoy (all directed by Sam Peckinpah). Kris starred in the 7-episode TV series Amerika with Robert Urich and Christine Lahti in 1987.

He went on in acting Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, Vigilante Force, a film based on the Yukio Mishima novel The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea, A Star Is Born (with Barbra Streisand), for which he received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, and Flashpoint in 1984 (directed by William Tannen).

Kris Kristofferson Military

Kris joined the U.S. Army and attained the rank of captain. After Kris got flight training at Fort Rucker, Alabama, he became a helicopter pilot. He completed Ranger School too. He had been serving in West Germany as a part of the 8th Infantry Division during the early 1960s. He revived his music career during this period and founded a band.

When his tour of duty ended in 1965, Kris was given the assignment to teach English literature at West Point. Instead, he decided to leave the Army and pursue songwriting. He was disowned by his family because of his career decision, and sources are unclear on whether or not they reconciled.

They saw it as a rejection of everything they stood for, in spite of the fact that he has said he is proud of his time in the military, and in 2003 he received the American Veterans Awards “Veteran of the Year Award.

Kris Kristofferson Movies

  • From the Year 2014 to 2018
  • 2018 -Blaze-Mr. Fuller
  • 2017 – Hickok- George Knox
  • 2017 – The Star- Old Donkey (voice)
  • 2017 – Abilene – George Knox
  • 2016 – Traded- Billy
  • 2016 – The Red Maple Leaf- John Francis Marshall
  • 2015 – Texas Rising-Andrew Jackson
  • 2014- San Patricios-Boss Flood
  • 2014 – Dolphin Tale 2- Reed Haskett
  • 2014 – 7 Minutes-Mr. B
  • 2014 – The Winding Stream: The Carters, the Cashes and the Course of Country Music Himself
  • From year 2011 to 2013
  • 2013 – Angels Sing- The Colonel
  • 2013 – Midnight Stallion- Jack Shepard
  • 2012 – Joyful Noise- Bernard Sparrow
  • 2012 – Deadfall -Chet Mills
  • 2012 – The Motel Life- Earl Hurley
  • 2011 -Dolphin Tale- Reed Haskett
  • 2011- The Greening of Whitney Brown – Dusty Brown
  • The year 2010 Movies
  • 2010 – Bloodworth- E. F. Bloodworth
  • 2010 – The Last Rites of Ransom Pride- Shepherd Graves
  • 2010 Yohan: The Child Wanderer – Old Yohan
  • 2010 – Fallout: New Vegas -Chief Hanlon (voice)
  • The year 2009 Movies
  • 2009 – John Rich: Shuttin’ Detroit Down- John
  • 2009 – He’s Just Not That into You – Ken Murphy
  • 2009 – Powder Blue-Randall
  • 2009 – For Sale by Owner- Ferlin Smith
  • From the Year 2007 And 2008 Movies
  • 2008 – Jump Out Boy- Raymond
  • 2008 – Snow Buddies-Talon (voice)
  • 2007 – Crossing the Heart- Ray
  • 2007 – I’m Not There- Narrator
  • The year 2006 Movies
  • 2006 – Brats: Our Journey Home- Narrator
  • 2006 Disappearances- Quebec Bill Bonhomme
  • 2006 – Fast Food Nation- Rudy Martin
  • 2006 – Room 10- Howard Davis
  • 2006 – Payback: Straight Up- Bronson
  • The year 2005 Movies
  • 2005 – The Jacket -Dr. Thomas Becker
  • 2005 – The Wendell Baker Story- L.R. Nasher
  • 2005 – Dreame-Pop Crane
  • 2005 Gun-Ned White (voice)
  • The year 2003 and 2004 Movies
  • 2004 – Silver City- Wes Benteen
  • 2004 – Forever Is a Long, Long Time- Hank Williams
  • 2004 – Blade: Trinity- Abraham Whistler
  • 2003 – Where the Red Fern Grows- Older Billy Coleman
  • The year 2000 to 2002 Movies
  • 2002 – D-Tox- Dr. John ‘Doc’ Mitchell
  • 2002 – Blade II -Abraham Whistler
  • 2001 – Planet of the Apes-Karubi
  • 2001 – Chelsea Walls-Bud
  • 2001 – Wooly Boys-Shuck
  • 2000 – Comanche
  • The year 1999 Movies
  • 1999 – Payback- Bronson
  • 1999 Molokai: The Story of Father Damien-Rudolph Meyer
  • 1999 Limbo-‘Smilin’ Jack Johannson
  • 1999 – The Joyriders-Eddie
  • The year 1998 Movies
  • 1998 – Girls’ Night- Cody
  • 1998 – Blade-Abraham Whistler
  • 1998 – Dance with Me -John Burnett
  • 1998-A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries, Bill Willis
  • 1998 – The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock- Doc (voice)
  • 1998 – Two for Texas-Hugh Allison
  • The year 1991 to 1997 Movies
  • 1997 – Fire Down Below-Orin Hanner Sr.
  • 1996 – Lone Star-Charlie Wade
  • 1995 – Pharaoh’s Army – Preacher
  • 1993 – No Place to Hide-Joe Garvey
  • 1993 – Paper Hearts-Tom
  • 1993 -Knights- Gabriel
  • 1992 – Original Intent-Jack Saunders
  • 1991 – Night of the Cyclone- Stanley ‘Stan’
  • From the Year 1981 to 1990 Movies
  • 1990 – Sandino -Tom Holte
  • 1989 – Millennium- Bill Smith
  • 1989 – Welcome Home- Jake
  • 1988 -Big Top Pee-wee -Mace Montana
  • 1985 -Trouble in Mind- John ‘Hawk’ Hawkins
  • 1984 – Flashpoint -Bobby Logan
  • 1984 – Songwriter- Blackie Buck
  • 1982 – The Last Horror Film- Kris Kristofferson
  • 1981 – Rollover -Hubbell Smith
  • From 1976 to 1980 Movies
  • 1980 – Heaven’s Gate -James Averill
  • 1978 -Convoy- Martin ‘Rubber Duck’ Penwald
  • 1977 – Semi-Tough-Marvin ‘Shake’ Tiller
  • 1976 – The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea- Jim Cameron
  • 1976 -Vigilante Force-Aaron Arnold
  • 1976 – A Star Is Born- John Norman Howard
  • From the Year 1971 to 1974 Movies
  • 1974 – Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia-Biker
  • 1974 – Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore-David
  • 1973 – The Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus- Vocalist
  • 1973 – Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid-Billy the Kid
  • 1973 – Blume in Love- Elmo Cole
  • 1972 – Cisco Pike -Cisco Pike
  • 1971 – The Last Movie- Minstrel Wrangler

Kris Kristofferson Songs

  • A Moment Of Forever
  • Anthem ’84
  • Ask Any Working Girl
  • Between Heaven And Here
  • Broken Freedom Song
  • Casey’s Last Ride
  • Crippled Crow
  • Devil To Pay
  • Duvalier’s Dream
  • Epitaph
  • Epitaph (black And Blue)
  • Forever In Your Love
  • Good Love
  • Help Me Make It Through The Night
  • I May Smoke Too Much
  • I’ll Take Any Chance I Can With You
  • If It’s All The Same To You
  • If You Don’t Like Hank Williams
  • It’s All Over All Over Again
  • Jody And The Kid
  • Johnny Lobo
  • Just The Other Side Of Nowhere
  • Lights Of Magdala
  • Long Way From Home
  • Love Don’t Live Here Anymore
  • Love Is The Way
  • Love Of Money
  • Me And Bobby Mcgee
  • New Game Now
  • New Mister Me
  • One For The Money
  • Please Don’t Tell Me How The Story Ends
  • Rescue Mission
  • Road Warrior’s Ament
  • Rock And Roll Time
  • Sam’s Song
  • Same Old Song
  • Shake Hands With The Devil
  • Shandy (the Perfect Disguise)
  • Shipwrecked In The Ighties
  • Shouldn’t Feel So Bad
  • Smile At Me Again
  • Stagger Mountain Tragedy
  • Stairway To The Bottom
  • Stranger
  • The Promise
  • The Silvertongued Devil And I
  • The Taker
  • To Beat The Devil
  • Under The Gun
  • Watch Closely Now
  • What About Me
  • When I Loved Her
  • Worth Fighting For
  • You Show Me Yours
  • Kris Kristofferson Albums
  • These are some of Kris albums
  • Kristofferson
  • The Silver Tongued Devil and I
  • Border Lord
  • Jesus Was a Capricorn
  • Spooky Lady’s Sideshow
  • Who’s to Bless and Who’s to Blame
  • Surreal Thing
  • Easter Island
  • Shake Hands with the Devil
  • To the Bone
  • Repossessed
  • Third World Warrior
  • A Moment of Forever
  • The Austin Sessions