Wayne Newton Bio, Age, Wife, Las Vegas, Songs, Net Worth, Albums

Last Updated on August 7, 2022 by Administrator

Wayne Newton Biography

Wayne Newton (Carson Wayne Newton) is an American singer and entertainer and he is known by nicknames like The Midnight Idol, Mr. Las Vegas, and Mr. Entertainment.

Wayne Newton

Some of his well-known songs include 1972’s “Daddy, Don’t You Walk So Fast” (his biggest hit, peaking at No. 4 on the Billboard chart), “Years” (1980), and his vocal version of “Red Roses for a Blue Lady” (1965).

Wayne was born in Norfolk, Virginia, to Patrick Newton, an auto mechanic, and his wife, Evelyn Marie “Smith”. He is of Irish, German, and Native American ancestry and his mother is half Cherokee and his father is half Powhatan.

Wayne Newton Age

Wayne was born on April 3, 1942.

Wayne Newton Wife

Wayne is married to Kathleen McCrone, a lawyer from North Olmsted, Ohio. The couple got married in 1994 and they have one daughter together.

Wayne was previously married to Elaine Okamura from 1968 to 1985 when they divorced. Together they had one child, Erin Newton.

Wayne Newton Las Vegas

Wayne performed his  25,000th solo show in Las Vegas in 1994.  Later in 1999, he signed a 10-year deal with the Stardust, calling for him to perform there 40 weeks out of the year for six shows a week in a showroom named after him.

In 2005, in preparation for the eventual demolition of the casino, the deal was, from all reports, amicably terminated; Wayne began a 30-show stint that summer at the Hilton. Wayne’s last show at the Stardust was on April 20, 2005, and during a break in his on-stage performance, he announced to the crowd that night he wanted to spend more time with his wife and new daughter as the main reasonings for canceling the contract. He said the Boyd family made him a very nice offer to stay on past the demolition of the hotel and casino and to play in other Boyd venues, but he declined citing “another deal in the works for Vegas”, but he did not mention the Hilton specifically.
News crews were expecting this performance to end on time, to make their 10 pm and 11 pm shows, but the show finally ended around 11:30 pm, thus eliminating the possibility. Mr. Las Vegas went on at 7:30 that night, and sang nearly his entire repertoire and songs of other Vegas mainstays as well.

In 2001, Wayne succeeded Bob Hope as chairman of the USO Celebrity Circle and in January 2005, he started a reality television show on E! called The Entertainer.

Wayne Newton Net Worth

Wayne has a net worth of $120 million dollars.

Wayne Newton Albums

  1. Michelle (Capitol, 1967)
  2. Wow!: Live Hollywood Concert (Capitol, 1968)
  3. The Greatest! (Capitol, 1968)
  4. Somewhere My Love (Capitol, 1968)
  5. “Dreams of the Everyday Housewife” and “Town & Country” (MGM, 1968)
  6. One More Time (MGM, 1968)
  7. Walking on New Grass (MGM, 1968)
  8. Christmas Isn’t Christmas Without You (MGM, 1968)
  9. Live at the Frontier, Las Vegas (MGM, 1969)
  10. How I Got This Way (Capitol, 1971)
  11. Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast (Chelsea, 1972)
  12. Can’t You Hear the Song? (Chelsea, 1972)
  13. While We’re Still Young (Chelsea, 1973)
  14. Pour Me a Little More Wine (Chelsea, 1973)
  15. Everybody Knows (RCA Camden, 1974)
  16. The Best of Wayne Newton Live (Chelsea, 1974)
  17. The Midnight Idol (Chelsea, 1975)
  18. Tomorrow (Chelsea, 1976)
  19. Christmas Everywhere (Chelsea, 1976)
  20. Change of Heart (20th Century Fox, 1978)

Wayne Newton Songs | Singles

  1. Through the Eyes of Love
  2. Love of the Common People
  3. All the Time
  4. Remembering
  5. Dreams of the Everyday Housewife
  6. Husbands and Wives
  7. (I Guess) the Lord Must Be in New York City
  8. Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast(gold record)[12]
  9. Can’t You Hear the Song?
  10. Anthem
  11. Pour Me a Little More Wine
  12. While We’re Young
  13. Help Me, Help You
  14. Lady Lay
  15. The Hungry Years
  16. You Stepped Into My Life
  17. I Apologize
  18. While the Feeling’s Good(with Tammy Wynette)
  19. The Letter

Wayne Newton Movies

Year
Movie
Role
1969
80 Steps to Jonah
Mark Jonah Winters
1986
North and South
Captain Thomas Turner
1986
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
voice, archival
1989
Licence to Kill
Professor Joe Butcher
1990
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Julian Grendel
1991
The Dark Backward
Jackie Chrome
1993
Best of the Best 2
Weldon
1995
Night of the Running Man
August Gurino
1997
Vegas Vacation
Wayne Newton
1997
Elvis meet Nixon
Himself
2001
Ocean’s Eleven
Boxing Spectator (cameo)
2004
Who’s Your Daddy?
Peter Mack
2003
According to Jim
Himself (cameo)
2004
Elvis Has Left the Building
Himself (cameo, uncredited)
2006
Smokin’ Aces
Wayne Newton (cameo)
2009
The Hangover
(cameo)
2011
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
Jimmy 10-Strings (voice)
2011
40 West
Sankey (cameo)
2013
Getting Back to Zero
Bruce
2016
Sharknado: The 4th Awakens
Himself

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