|Real Name:||Christopher Cody Rogers|
|Birthday:||December 4, 1981|
|Net Worth:||$56 million|
|Occupation:||American Director and Actor, Son of American Singer, Songwriter, and Actor Kenny Rogers|
Born in December 1981, Christopher Cody Rogers is the son of the late Kenny Rogers and Marianne Gordon.
His father was famous as one of the more popular musicians and actors in the 1970s and 1980s. And what do you know, Christopher is in the entertainment business as well.
He is now in his forties and enjoys the popularity that the name Rogers brings. Best known as the son of country music legend Kenny Rogers and actress Marianne Gordon, Cody Rogers works as a director and actor.
Fun fact: in 1980, his father collaborated with Lionel Richie for the hit song, Lady.
Who Was His Famous Father?
Before we go and talk about Christopher Cody Rogers, let’s spend a minute or two and talk about his famous father. That is how Christopher is famous.
Most people remember the late Kenny Rogers. Born Kenneth Ray Rogers in August 1938, he was an American singer, songwriter, and actor. In 2013, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. But nobody knows him by his real name.
Popular with the county audience, he produced more than 120 hit singles in various genres. Kenny topped the pop album charts for more than 200 individual weeks during his career and sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
Kenny began his recording career in the late 1950s with the Houston-based group, The Scholars. They released their first single, The Poor Little Doggie at the time. Rogers joined a couple of more groups during the 1950s and 1960s.
It wasn’t until the 1970s that he embarked on a solo career with successful collaborations with other music artists. For example, he had duets with Dolly Parton, Dottie West, and Sheena Easton. Also, he had a songwriting partnership with Lionel Richie.
In 1980, Kenny won a Grammy Award for his signature song, The Gambler. He then developed the Gambler persona into a character for many successful films starting with the Emmy-nominated film in 1980, Kenny Rogers as the Gambler.
Playboy producer Michael Trikilis produced Kenny’s feature film debut in 1982, Six Pack.
Kenny died at the age of 81 in March 2020. He was under hospice care at his home in Sandy Springs, Georgia, at the time of his death.
Now let’s get back to Christopher Cody Rogers, the son of Kenny Rogers. Born on December 4, 1981, he is now 41 years of age as of September 2022. He is a director and American actor, known mostly as the son of the music star.
He was born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. After his son was born, musician Kenny Rogers changed his priorities in life. Many believe he spent more time with his family.
Christophers’ mother was American actress Marianne Gordon, who was married to Kenny for 16 years, from 1977 to 1993. He holds American nationality.
Fun fact: the 1982 March edition of People magazine featured musician Kenny Rogers, his wife, American actress Marianne Rogers, and their baby Christopher on the cover.
During his life, Kenny had 5 children from his five different marriages. Besides Christopher, he had four more children. That means Cody Rogers has four siblings, Jordan Edward Rogers, Justin Charles Rogers, Carole Rogers, and Kenny Rogers Jr.
Speaking more about Christopher Cody Rogers’s family, he is also the grandson of Edward Floyd Rogers and Lucille Rogers. When Christopher was born, his father wanted to spend more time with his family.
He once said, “As you try to get ahead, it’s too easy to think that these kids are still going to be kids tomorrow and that once you get your current project done, you’ll spend some time with them. The next thing you know the child is grown up and you can’t relate to him at all”.
But decades later, Kenny revealed that despite his wish, his musical career continued to keep him away from his family, even after Christopher was born.
Kenny’s marriage to Marianne slowly crumbled after the birth of Cristopher.
Speaking with Independent in 2006, he said, “Everything was fine until our son Christopher was born, but I wouldn’t want him to take any responsibility for this. Because that’s when Marianne stopped touring with me and stayed home to take care of him and then when I came home from touring I found our lifestyles were changing.”
How much do you know about Christopher Cody Rogers’s career?
Cody Rogers followed his father’s footsteps in the way he joined the entertainment industry. Now, he is not a musician or as successful as his father was, but he is in the entertainment industry.
According to his profile, he spends most of his time and energy behind the camera. In 2018, Cristopher wrote that he directed and produced a short film called Two if By Sea.
He was also credited as an actor in the TV series Reno 911! And the TV movie, The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw.
Fun fact: he also appeared as a toddler in the TV movie documentary, Kelly & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember.
Christopher Cody Rogers is quite secretive when it comes to his personal life. There is no information about his married life. Yes, there are always rumors about a possible relationship and affairs, but as of September 2022, he seems to be single.
He is not much active on social media, so it is hard to find information that is valuable and true. There is no info about Christopher Cody Rogers’s wife or any other relationship.
What is Christopher Cody Rogers’s net worth? How much money does he earn thanks to his career in the entertainment industry?
Well, we do not know for certain, but his net worth is quite amazing for a little-known American actor and director.
It might have something to do with the inheritance of his father and his father’s net worth. At the time of his death, Kenny Rogers had a net worth of more than $250 million. Kenny worked hard for every cent he made, and his music will continue to bring in money.
With that in mind, per some sources, his son Cody Rogers has a net worth of $56 million. It is not quite accurate and confirmed.
The son of Kenny Rogers is known for his work in Park (2017), Loneliness (2017), and Two if by Sea (2018).