Wayne Newton Birthday (April 3rd)

Wayne Newton Birthday (April 3rd)


Wayne Newton is a legendary American singer and performer who has won many hearts with his versatile talent and style. Earning the reputation of as "America's Number 1 Entertainer,” He excels in playing numerous musical instruments, singing, acting and performing on television and stage.

Wayne Newton Personal information:

  • Born on 3rd April in Norfolk, Virginia, Carson Wayne Newton now resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • After a failed marriage with Elaine Okamura, and a broken engagement with Marla Heasley , He is now married to Kathleen McCrone and has adopted a daughter.
  • Genres: pop, rhythm and blues, ballads, country, rock and instrumental.
  • Instruments played: banjo, guitar, steel guitar, piano trumpet, and violin

Wayne Newton Professional Profile

Wayne Newton made a humble beginning with random singing performances in clubs, fairs and restaurants with his brother. He first performance was at age five and he hosted his own radio show at six years of age. He also hosted a television show by twelve and was quite popular in Las Vegas by the time he was sixteen. An astounding number of hit performances earned him the title of “Mr. Las Vegas”. He has many hit singles to his credit like Red Roses for a Blue Lady, Danke Schoen, Dreams of the Everyday Housewife, Little Green Apples, Bill Bailey, Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast and many, many others. He performance on The Jackie Gleason Show gave him the ultimate breakthrough in the musical entertainment industry.

Wayne Newton featured in many successful movies such as Bonanza (1966), 80 Steps to Jonah (1969), License to Kill (1989), The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990) , The Dark Backward (1991), Best of the Best 2 (1993), Night of the Running Man (1994), National Lampoon's Vegas Vacation (1997), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Who's Your Daddy? (2003), According to Jim (2003) and Elvis Has Left the Building (2004), Smokin' Aces (2006).Other than movies, He Wayne Newton acted in various popular television series like Bonanza, Full House, Roseanne, L.A. Law, Las Vegas, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and “That 70's Show”.  He also made television appearances in MTV's reality show "Pimp my Ride", "My Wife and Kids”, "7th Heaven and “Dancing with the Stars”

Wayne Newton Awards and Honors

  • Woodrow Wilson Award for public service in 2008.
  • Wayne Newton has a road named after him at the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

Quotable Quotes

"You can take of a man's money, but when it's all said and done, you've only taken his money. When you take of a man's time, you've taken a part of his life”.