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Kevin Skinner’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

IntroAmerican musician
Is Singer 
Musician 
Songwriter 
Guitarist 
From United States of America 
Type Music 
Gendermale
Birth 25 February 1974, Mayfield, USA
Age:46 years
Star sign Pisces
Genre:
Country music
Instruments:
Guitar
Voice

Patrick Kevin Skinner (born February 25, 1974) is an American country music singer from the Jackson Purchase region of Kentucky. He is the winner of the fourth season of America’s Got Talent.

Early life and career

Skinner is from the Dublin community of Graves County, Kentucky, and started playing the guitar when he was 12 years old. He has been playing, writing, and singing ever since he learned the art of music from his musician father, Joe, who is a fan of Hank Williams. Skinner is divorced and has two children, a girl and a boy.

America’s Got Talent

Audition

Kevin Skinner performed in a live audition on the August 4, 2009 episode of America’s Got Talent. He became a fan favorite in the show after his performance of Garth Brooks’ “If Tomorrow Never Comes”.

Performances/results

WeekThemeSong choiceOriginal artistPerformance orderResult
AuditionN/A“If Tomorrow Never Comes” Garth BrooksN/ASafe
Vegas VerdictsMale SingersN/AN/AN/ASafe
Top 48Group 1“Make You Feel My Love” Bob Dylan11Safe
Top 20Group 1“Always on My Mind” Brenda Lee10Safe
Top 10N/A“I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing”Aerosmith9 Winner

Post Talent

Kevin received the $1 million prize, which was put into an annuity so it will be paid out over 40 years, and a headline show in Las Vegas, premiering in October 2009 and hosted by Jerry Springer. He performed “If Tomorrow Never Comes” on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien on September 17, 2009.

Career

Long Ride (2010–present)

His debut CD, “Long Ride” was released on his namesake Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2010. The album was released online on September 14, 2010.

Discography

Albums

YearAlbumPeak positions
US CountryUS
2010 Long Ride

2011 Kevin Skinner: Live And Unplugged

Singles

YearSingleAlbum
2010“Like It’s the Last Goodbye” Long Ride

Music videos

YearVideoDirector
2010“Like It’s the Last Goodbye” John Lloyd Miller