Who is Music Icon Kenny Rogers’ Ex-Wife: Everything You Need To Know About Marianne Gordon

Marianne Gordon
Marianne Gordon

Marianne Gordon Biography – Wiki

Marianne Gordon (born January 28, 1946) is an American actress who is best known for being the ex-wife of the late Kenny Rogers, an American country music superstar who has reportedly been announced dead on Friday at the age of 81 due to natural causes.

She is 74 years old.

Breaking News: Kenny Rogers Dead at 81

81-year-old Kenny Rogers, who was Wanda’s current husband, passed away in hospice, surrounded by family. His cause of death is considered to be natural, a representative told Variety.

He was famous and best known for leaving his legacy in a number of amazing classic country songs, including The Gambler, Lady, She Believes in Me, and Through the Years.

Everything You Need To Know About Marianne Gordon

Early Life:

Marianne Gordon was born on January 28, 1946, in Athens, Georgia, U.S. After being in college for a year and working as a model for some time in New York, she moved to Atlanta. From there, she then moved to California where she got some movie roles, including Rosemary’s Baby and Modern Millie.

By the time, she also joined Hee Haw in 1971.


Gordon’s filmography includes supporting roles in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965), Rosemary’s Baby (1968), Little Darlings (1980), The Being (1983) and The Giant of Thunder Mountain (1991), among others.

She was also a cast member of Hee Haw for many years.


  • Birthday: January 28
  • Birth Year: 1946
  • Birth Place: Athens, Georgia, United States
  • Husband: Kenny Rodgers (1977-1993), Michael Trikilis (1971-1975)
  • Children: Christopher Cody Rogers
  • Awards: TV Land Entertainer Award

Marianne Gordon Husband, Kenny Rogers

She was Kenny Rogers’ fourth wife and they were married in 1977. The couple met in the 1970 when Kenny was a guest at Hee Haw. After they met a second time at a party, they started dating while they both were going through divorces. They moved forward slowly and didn’t rush anything. She always went on tour with Kenny Rogers, and he often accompanied her for guest appearances on Hee Haw.

Before her marriage with Kenny, she was previously married to Michael Trikilis.

Marianne Gordon Children

Together, they had one child Christopher Cody Rogers.

Marianne Gordon & Kenny Rogers Divorce

The couple divorced in 1993, after being together for 16 years. The divorce settlement for Rogers and his then-wife Gordon included $60 million, Independent reported. And with that, he figured she deserved it. He said his band broke up while they were married and he ended up in a tremendous amount of debt but she stood by him every step of the way.

He said: “But Marianne really did deserve the 60 million because she is a great girl and we had a perfect marriage for 15 years”.



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