Wayne Newton Net Worth, Age, Wife, Wiki, Bio, Height


Wayne Newton (born April 3, 1942) is an American singer, actor, and entertainer. He is known by the nicknames “The Midnight Idol”, “Mr. Las Vegas”, and “Mr. Entertainment”. Newton has been performing in Las Vegas since 1963 and is one of the most popular and highest-grossing entertainers in the city’s history.

He has also appeared in a number of movies and television shows, including “Licence to Kill” (1989), “The Adventures of Ford Fairlane” (1990), and “Vegas Vacation” (1997).

Wayne Newton with Adam Carolla


Full NameCarson Wayne Newton
Other Names/NicknamesThe Midnight Idol, Mr. Las Vegas, Mr. Entertainment
Profession(s)Singer, actor, entertainer
Date of BirthApril 3, 1942
Age (as of 2023)81
Place of BirthNorfolk, Virginia
Zodiac SignAries
Ancestry & HeritageEnglish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and German

Physical Stats

Height6′ 1″ (1.85 m)
Weight200 lbs (91 kg)
Body MeasurementsChest: 42 in (107 cm), Waist: 32 in (81 cm), Hips: 36 in (91 cm)
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlack
Wayne Newton with Arnel C. Pineda and Michaele Schon

Family & Relationships

ParentsPatrick Newton (father) and Evelyn Marie Smith (mother)
SiblingsJerry Newton (older brother)
AffairsNone publicly known
Relationship StatusMarried to Kathleen McCrone since 1994
Partner/SpouseKathleen McCrone
ChildrenErin Newton (daughter)

Education & Early Life

SchoolingElementary school in Roanoke, Virginia; Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia
Higher EducationAttended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Early LifeNewton began singing professionally at the age of six. He formed a rockabilly duo with his brother Jerry in the mid-1950s. The duo moved to Las Vegas in the early 1960s and performed at the Fremont Hotel and Casino.
Early InfluencesFrank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, and Elvis Presley


DebutReleased his first single, “A Picture of You”, in 1963
Significant Works“Danke Schoen” (1963), “Summer Wind” (1965), “Red Roses for a Blue Lady” (1965), “Daddy, Don’t You Walk So Fast” (1972), “Years” (1980)
Awards & NominationsReceived a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1983; won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for “The Adventures of Ford Fairlane” in 1990
Filmography/DiscographyReleased over 60 albums; starred in over 20 movies
Voice WorkProvided the voice of Bernard in the animated film “All Dogs Go to Heaven” (1989)
Music VideosAppeared in the music videos for “Danke Schoen” (1963) and “Red Roses for a Blue Lady” (1965)
Tours & Live ShowsHas performed in over 10,000 live shows
CollaborationsCollaborated with artists such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr.
DocumentariesFeatured in the documentary “Wayne Newton: The Entertainer” (2007)
Wayne Newton with his wife

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$500 million (estimated)
PropertiesOwns a mansion in Las Vegas and a ranch in Nevada
Business VenturesOwns several restaurants and casinos in Las Vegas
InvestmentsInvested in real estate, stocks, and bonds

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsGolf, tennis, and fishing
ControversiesNewton was investigated by the FBI in the 1980s for alleged ties to organized crime
Philanthropy & ActivismNewton is a supporter of several charities, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the American Red Cross
Public ImageNewton is known for his flamboyant personality and his Las Vegas showmanship
Personal ChallengesNewton has been open about his struggles with anxiety and depression
Notable InterviewsNewton has been interviewed by Oprah Winfrey, Larry King, and Barbara Walters
Publications & BooksNewton has written two books, “Mr. Entertainment: My Life in Show Business” (2003) and “The Entertainer: An Autobiography” (2018)
Personal AnecdotesNewton once met Elvis Presley at a party and was so nervous that he could barely speak
Quotes“I’m a showman. I love to entertain people. That’s what I do.” – Wayne Newton
Wayne Newton supporting Vegas Golden Knights Hockey Team

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@waynenewtonofficial
Twitter Handle@waynenewton
Facebook Handle@waynenewtonofficial
Youtube ChannelWayne Newton
TikTok ID@waynenewton

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesNewton has been referenced in several movies and television shows, including “The Simpsons”, “Seinfeld”, and “Family Guy”
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionNewton was awarded the Kennedy Center Honor in 2017
MentorshipNewton has mentored several young singers and entertainers
LegacyNewton is considered one of the greatest entertainers of all time. He has entertained millions of people around the world and has left a lasting legacy in the entertainment industry.