Wanda Miller Biography
Wanda Miller is the wife of country music icon Kenny Rogers, who is known for his amazing country songs like, She believes in Me and The Gambler.
Kenny Rogers died on March 20, 2020, from natural causes.
Wanda Miller Age
Miller is 53 years old as of 2019. She is 28 years younger than Kenny Rogers.
Wanda Miller Parents
There is no much information known about Miller’s. Their names and occupations are not known. They are from Lowndes County.
According to Country Fancast, her parents were hesitant about letting Kenny and Wanda Marry due to their age difference of 28 years. Kenny was 2 years older than her parents.
However, they realized over time how in love they both were. “I will make you a promise. I will never lie to her and I will never lie to you,” Kenny told Wanda’s parents. Kenny Rogers and Wanda’s parents ended up becoming the best of friends.
Miller revealed that she and her twin boys still visited her parents in Lowndes County about 12 times a year and Kenny Rogers would go with the most of the times.
Wanda Miller Kenny Rogers Marriage
Miller and Kenny Rogers met in Atlanta while he was on a blind date but was instead smitten by her. He later called the restaurant and asked about her.
Wanda went on to return the call after she was convinced by her co-workers that they were no lying to her. And as they say, the rest is history. Wanda was 26 years old at that time. Miller and Kenny Rogers got married on June 1, 1997.
Wanda Miller Kenny Rogers Wedding
Miller and Rogers got married in 1997. However, we do not have the details of the exact venue the wedding took place. Miller shared a photo on Instagram of their wedding day in Jube 2019, celebrating their anniversary. “I Love these memories. Happy Anniversary KR.. 22 years and counting,” the caption read.
Below is a photo of the couple during their wedding.
Wanda Miller Kids
Miller and Kenny Rogers, had two children together, twin sons. Their names are Jordan Edward Rogers and Justin Charles Rogers. They were born in 2004.
Kenny Rogers had 3 other children from his previous marriages. He had a daughter named Carole Rogers whom he had with his first wife, Janice Gordon. He also had a son named Kenny Rogers Jr. with his third wife Margo Anderson and another son named Cody Rogers, with his fourth wife, Marianne Gordon.
Wanda Miller Kenny Rogers Death
Kenny Rogers died on March 20, 2020, at the age of 81 years old, in hospice, surrounded by family. He died from natural causes.
A statement released by the family read; “The Rogers family is sad to Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25 PM at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family.”
“In a career that spanned more than six decades, Kenny Rogers left an indelible mark on the history of American music. His songs have endeared music lovers and touched the lives of millions around the world. Chart-topping hits like ‘The Gambler,’ ‘Lady,’ ‘Islands In The Stream,’ ‘Lucille,’ ‘She Believes In Me,’ and ‘Through the Years’ are just a handful of Kenny Rogers’ songs that have inspired generations of artists and fans alike.
Rogers, with twenty-four number-one hits, was a Country Music Hall of Fame member, six-time CMA Awards winner, three-time GRAMMY® Award winner, recipient of the CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013, CMT Artist of a Lifetime Award honoree in 2015 and has been voted the ‘Favorite Singer of All Time’ in a joint poll by readers of both USA Today and People.”