Sammy Kershaw Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Sep, 2019
Facts of Sammy Kershaw
Name Samuel Kershaw
Birth Name Samuel Paul Kershaw
Father Minos Cashat
Mother Emily Rachal Cashat
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Kaplan, Louisiana, U.S.
Ethnicity White
Profession Music Artist
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Married Yes
Siblings 1
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Sammy Kershaw is an American music artist who is best known for his numerous Billboard Hot Country Songs charts including She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful and Haunted Heart. From his successful career, he has earned three RIAA platinum certifications and two gold certifications.

What Is Sammy Kershaw's Net Worth?

The 61-year-old musical artist, Sammy's net worth is $1 million as of 2019. The main source of his income is his musical career.

Some reliable online sources reported an average musician earns around $40,000 to $50,000 per year. However, looking at his experience and popularity, Kershaw's annual income can be speculated way above the average earning.

Professional Music Career

Kershaw was only 12 years old when he debuted in his musical career with local bandleader J.B. Perry. He often served for Perry as both a musician and roadie. In 1993, he released the album Haunted Heart, and She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful. In October 1997, Kershaw released Love of My Life as the lead-off single from his album Labor of Love which was written by Keith Stegall and Dan Hill.

Furthermore, Sammy released the cover songs Covers the Hits in 2000. In the following year, he collaborated with Audium Entertainment to release the album I Want My Money Back.

The American Music Star Sammy Kershaw SOURCE: Famous Birthday

Sammy has released 16 studio albums with three RIAA platinum certifications and two gold certifications on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. His hit albums include Cadillac Style, Anywhere but Here, Queen of My Double-Wide Trailer, Third Rate Romance, and Vidalia among others.

Singer Sammy Kershaw's Is Married Four Times

Sammy has been married four times. He married to his first wife June Roy, in the 1970s and split up in 1980s. They share two children.

In the 1980s, he wedded his second wife but parted their ways in the same year. However, there are no details regarding his marriage to his second wife.

In 1985, he tied the knot with his third wife, Kim Kershaw. After sharing 14 years of married life, they separated in 1999. They gave birth to two children together.

After his divorce from Kim, he tied the knot with fellow country singer Lorrie Morgan in 2001. Their marriage lasted six years before they parted their ways in 2007.

Currently, he is in a romantic relationship with girlfriend Mendy Gregory, an American Homemaker from Lafayette Louisiana. There is no information about their dating history but as of now, their relationship is going very strong.

Sammy Kershaw and Mendy Gregory With Their Daughter SOURCE:

The couple welcomed their first child, a baby girl, Natalie Mae Kershaw, on September 11, 2019, in Lafayette, La. The singer announced the arrival of their little bundle of joy to several different outlets and online portals. He also announced the news from his Facebook account in which he has over 28k followers.

Born In Louisiana, Kershaw Started Playing Guitar At 7

Sammy Kershaw was born as Sammy Paul Kershaw on 24th February 1958 in Kaplan, Louisiana, USA. He is an American as per his nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. He was born as the oldest of two children to father Minos Cashat and mother Emily Rachal Cashat. Unfortunately, his father died when he was 11. 

Sammy grew up along with his brother, Minos Joseph Cashat, Jr. During his childhood, he was very close to his grandfather. When he was seven years old, Sammy's grandfather gifted him his first guitar. Coming to the year 2013, Kershaw's younger brother Minos died of cancer.