Kris Kristofferson Height Weight Age Net Worth

Kristoffer Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, Texas, United States, on June 22, 1936, is an American musician and actor. Young Kris Kristofferson first started his career as a songwriter, he wrote song "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" for Johnny Cash (1969), for which won the Songwriter of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards. He made his big screen debut in drama film The Last Movie (1971) in role as Minstrel Wrangler. He got his television debut in Saturday Night Live (1976) in episode "Kris Kristofferson / Rita Coolidge". Kris's breakthrough came with Janis Joplin's version of his song "Me and Bobby McGee" (1971). He released debut studio album "Kristofferson" in 1970.

How tall is Kris Kristofferson and what is his weight? Kris Kristofferson's height is 5' 10" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 178 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 159 іn pоunds or 72 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. He is 88 years old. His net worth is around 160 million dollars.

Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson
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Birth Date

June 22, 1936


88 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Salt and Pepper

Eye color



5 ft 10 in | 178 cm

Net Worth

$160 Million


72 kg | 159 lbs

Shoe size

Not available

Best Movies

He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer for his role as Billy the Kid in Revisionist Western film Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973).

He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as John Norman Howard in musical romantic drama film A Star Is Born (1976).

He played Blackie Buck in music drama movie Songwriter (1984), also was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score.

He portrayed Abraham Whistler in superhero horror films:

Blade (1998), for which he was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Horror

Blade II (2002)

Blade: Trinity (2004)

He won the Action on Film Award for Outstanding Cast Performance - Feature for his role as John Francis Marshall in crime drama film The Red Maple Leaf (2016).

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974) comedy drama as David

The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976) drama as Jim Cameron

Convoy (1978) road action comedy as Martin 'Rubber Duck' Penwald

Heaven's Gate (1980) epic Western as James Averill

Trouble in Mind (1985) neo-noir crime as John 'Hawk' Hawkins

Big Top Pee-Wee (1988) comedy as Mace Montana

Millennium (1989) science fiction as Bill Smith

Lone Star (1996) neo-Western as Charlie Wade

Dance with Me (1998) romantic dance drama as John Burnett

Limbo (1999) drama as 'Smilin' Jack Johannson

He played Reed Haskett in family drama films Dolphin Tale (2011) and Dolphin Tale 2 (2014).

He voiced Old Donkey in animated biblical comedy movie The Star (2017).

Blaze (2018) biographical drama as Edwin Fuller

Best TV Shows

Amerika (1987) ABC miniseries in role as Devin Milford

Lives of the Saints (2004) drama miniseries as Matthew Bok

He narrated Showtime western anthology series Dead Man's Gun (1997–1999).

Texas Rising (2015) History Channel miniseries as President Andrew Jackson


Graduated from San Mateo High School in 1954.

Graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, California (1958), with a B.A. in Creative Literature.

Graduated from Oxford University (1960), with a B.Phil. degree in English literature.

Has brother, Kraigher.

Has Swedish, English, Scots-Irish, German, Swiss-German and Dutch ancestry.

He was a skilled boxer, rugby and football player.

He is a former United States Army Rangers captain.

He received flight training at Fort Rucker, Alabama.

He also worked as a commercial helicopter pilot.

He released studio albums:

Kristofferson (1970)

The Silver Tongued Devil and I (1971)

Border Lord (1972)

Jesus Was a Capricorn (1972)

Spooky Lady's Sideshow (1974)

Who's to Bless and Who's to Blame (1975)

Surreal Thing (1976) Easter Island (1978)

Shake Hands with the Devil (1979)

To the Bone (1981)

Repossessed (1986)

Third World Warrior (1990)

A Moment of Forever (1995)

The Austin Sessions (1999)

This Old Road (2006)

Closer to the Bone (2009)

Feeling Mortal (2013)

The Cedar Creek Sessions (2016)

Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2004 and into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1985.

Inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in Austin, Texas (2006).

He won the Country Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019.

He voiced Ned White in video game Gun (2005).

He voiced Chief Hanlon in video game Fallout: New Vegas (2010).

He has never had formal acting training.


He dated Jane Fonda (1981), Andrea De Portago (1980), Barbra Streisand (1976), Carly Simon (1972), Samantha Eggar (1971) and Janis Joplin (1969).


He was married to:

Rita Coolidge (1973-1980) they have daughter, Casey

Fran Beir (1961-1973) they have daughter, Tracy and son, Kris

He married Lisa Meyers in 1983, they have four sons: Jesse, Jody, Johnny, Blake and one daughter, Kelly Marie.