Kris Kristofferson Bio

(Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Musician)

Kris Kristofferson is an American singer-songwriter. Kris is a playboy and very famous with women. He is married and has eight children.

Relationship Statistics of Kris Kristofferson

What is Kris Kristofferson marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Kris Kristofferson get married ? (married date):February 08, 1983
How many children does Kris Kristofferson have ? (name):Eight (Tracy, Kris, Rita Coolidge, Johnny, Robert, Blake Cameron, Jesse Turner, Jody Ray, And Kelly Marie)
Is Kris Kristofferson having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Kris Kristofferson gay ?: No
Who is Kris Kristofferson wife ? (name):Lisa Meyers

More about the relationship

Kris Kristofferson has dated numerous girls.

Previously, he was in a relationship with Cherry Vanilla and Patti Davis.

Then he even had an encounter with Joan Baez in 1970.

He was in a relationship with Janis Joplin in 1969 and Samantha Eggar in 1971.

Then he started seeing Carly Simon in 1972 and Barbara Streisand in 1976.

He has been in a relationship with Andrea De Portago in 1980.


He married thrice in his lifetime. He married Fran Beir in the year of 1961 which ended in 1973.

Then he married Rita Coolidge in 1973 which ended in 1980. With his first marriage he has two children, Tracy and Kris and from his second marriage, he has one child Rita Coolidge.

Talking about the present relationship of Kris Kristofferson, he is married to a make-up artist Lisa Meyers. The couple has been married for 33 years and still, they are living a happily together. They got married on 18th Feb 1983 after dating for a year.

The couple is blessed with five children together, Johnny, Robert, Blake Cameron, Jesse Turner, Jody Ray, and Kelly Marie.

Who is Kris Kristofferson?

Golden Globe award winner Kris Kristofferson is an American actor, singer, songwriter and musician.

He is best known for the role he portrayed in the movie ‘Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore’ and ‘A Star Is Born’.

He is mostly known as the singer for the song which he composed such as ‘Me and Bobby’, ‘Sunday Morning Coming Down’, ‘For the Good Times’ and much more.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity

Born as Kristoffer Kristofferson in Brownsville, Texas on 22 July 1936 to parents, Mary Ann and Lars Henry Kristofferson.

His father was a U.S. Army Air Corps officer and his grandfather was an officer in the Swedish Army.

He is of American nationality and has mixed ethnicity of Swedish, English, Scottish, Irish, German and Dutch.


For his schooling, he went to San Mateo High School and joined Pomona College in 1954. He used to play rugby when he was studying in college.

Later on, he earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University and he studied at Merton College and graduated with a B.Phil in English Literature.

As being born in the military family, his father wanted him to seek future in the military as well although his interest was towards the entertainment field.

Kris Kristofferson: Career, Profession

Kristofferson joined the army as per his father’s wish after his graduation and became the captain. Then he became a helicopter pilot after receiving flight training at Fort Rucker, Alabama.

While being in the army he has won the ‘Veteran of the Year’ Award in 2003. But due to his strong interest towards the entertainment field, he left the army and pursue songwriting. Because of his sudden career decision, his family disowned him.

After leaving the army, the life of Kristofferson was full of struggles until he met with Johnny Cash and recorded ‘Sunday Morning Coming Down’.  He was gaining name and fame through the song he composed.

He won songwriter of the year at the country music award. After onwards, he signed to Epic Records in 1967 and released his single ‘Golden Idol/killing time but the song couldn’t do much.

Then he signed to Monument Records as a recording artist and debuted self-entitled album ‘Kristofferson’ in 1970. As a singer, he has a ‘Grammy Award’ for his third album ‘Border Lord’.

Then he started to work on with Willie Nelson, Waylo0n Jennings, and Johnny Cash and formed the supergroup ‘The Highwaymen’. As a group, they released their first album Highwayman which gained huge success.

Besides his musical career, Kristofferson even started to appear on films equally at ease in the world of acting as well as singing.

He has appeared in numerous movies including ‘Blume in Love’, ‘Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore’, ‘A Star Is Born’, ‘Hangover Street’ and much more. He had won Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in the film ‘A Star Is Born’.

Kris Kristofferson: Salary, Net worth

His success in his career has paid him well financially making him gain a net worth estimated of $ 80 million.

Kris Kristofferson: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

He was rumored and said to be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease but later on, it was found that he has Lyme disease.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

He is 5 feet and 11 inches tall. His weight is 90 kg and he has silver hairs and blue eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Kris is active on Facebook. He has more than 314.6k followers on Facebook and 6.4k subscribers on the Youtube channel. He does not have a verified Twitter and Instagram account.

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