Rodney Carrington is a multi-talented American comedian, musician as well as an actor best known for his unique combination of comedy and music. He has featured in the sitcom titled Rodney which was released in 2004 and his music album titled Morning Wood was one of the most famous country music in the 2000s.
The Texas-born star has been associated with Capitol Records and Mercury Records; he has released six major studio albums including his music compilation titled Greatest Hits which was making the rounds in the United States in 2004. Read on to find out more about the multi-talented star below.
Rodney’s Age and Early Life
Rodney Carrington was born as Rodney Scott Carrington in Longview, Texas in the United States on October 19, 1968. From a very tender age, Rodney developed an interest in country music and this led him to participate in several music competitions as well as sitcoms during high school. After his graduation from high school, the talented star enrolled at Kilgore College at Texas.
When he was done with Kilgore, Rodney started his career as a comedian and performed at different local events, clubs and for radio shows. He featured on the then-popular radio show titled The Bob and Tom Show which helped him to gain much exposure. Rodney’s style of comedy is quite unique, he marries his comedy lines with musical performance to enhance the beauty of his shows.
However, Rodney Carrington left Texas in 1990 in a bid to find a better place to enhance his comedy and music career. Later on, in 1998, he released his first studio album titled Hangin’ with Rodney. The album was a mixture of country music and comedy; it was ranked as one of the top 100 country albums at the time. Two years later, he released his second album titled Morning Wood which also did well.
Subsequently, he released other albums including Nut Sack in 2003, King on the Mountains in 2007 as well as his first Christmas album titled Make it Christmas which was released in 2009.
Apart from his comedy and music career, the multi-talented star is also an actor. He made his acting debut in 2004 when he starred in a sitcom titled Rodney which aired on ABC for two seasons. He also appeared in the 2005 movie titled AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture and Beer for My Horses in 2008 among others.
Net Worth, How Rich Is He?
The star has been successful since the inception of his career, he has a net worth of $6 million. It is obvious he earned his wealth from his career as a music artist as well as a comedian. Rodney has gained so much from his stand-up comedy shows and the sale of his music albums.
Rodney Carrington’s Family: Wife and Kids
The comic star is handsome and has an attractive personality. He is the type every woman would want to be involved with because of his witty and wonderful jokes as well as his extraordinary voice. Talking about his personal life, the talented comedian isn’t one of such celebrities who jump from one love partner to another. He has always drawn the line between his career and his personal life and has kept to that until now.
Wondering if he is married or not? Well, he was once a married man and a proud father of three children. He married his long-term sweetheart named Terri Carrington. The couple got married in 1993 and was blessed with three sons named Zac Carrington, Sam Carrington and George Carrington. Terri and Rodney shared a strong bond which has unfortunately collapsed.
The foundation of every lasting relationship, as they say, is true love. Just like other celebrity marriages, the couple had a wonderful married life and when things started going awry, they both decided to call it a quit. Due to series of unresolved issues, the couple separated after eighteen years of marriage.
They separated in 2010 and two years later their divorce was finalized. After the divorce, the couple got equal custody of their children. Since then, Rodney hasn’t been in any known relationship until date, and there’s no information about Terri’s relationships. Rodney currently resides in his home located in South Tulsa, Oklahoma in the United States.
Height – Quick Facts about Rodney Carrington
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
Weight: 84 kg
Birth Name: Rodney Scott Carrington
Date of Birth: October 19, 1968
Birth City: Longview, Texas, United States
Birth Sign: Libra
Education: Kilgore College
Profession: Musician, Comedian, Actor
Marital Status: Divorced
Spouse: Terri Carrington (m. 1993 – 2012)
Children: 3 (Zac, Sam, and George Carrington)
Net Worth: $6 million