Wayne Newton is an American singer and entertainer, most famous for his long-running residencies in Las Vegas. He is best known for the hit songs “Danke Schoen” and “Daddy, Don’t You Walk So Fast”. Born as Carson Wayne Newton on April 3, 1942 in Roanoke, Virginia to Evelyn Marie and Patrick Newton, he started singing professionally as a child. He is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Native American ancestry. He has been nicknamed Mr. Las Vegas. Since April 9, 1994, he has been married to Kathleen McCrone. He was previously married to Elaine Okamura. He has two daughters, Erin and Lauren.
Wayne Newton Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 3 April 1942
Birth Place: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Birth Name: Carson Wayne Newton
Nickname: Mr. Las Vegas
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Occupation: Singer, Actor
Religion: Roman Catholic
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Wayne Newton Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 198 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 90 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2″
Height in Meters: 1.88 m
Shoe Size: N/A
Wayne Newton Family Details:
Father: Patrick Newton (Mechanic)
Mother: Evelyn Marie Newton (Housewife)
Spouse: Kathleen McCrone (m. 1994), Elaine Okamura (m. 1968-1985)
Children: Erin Newton (Daughter), Lauren Ashley Newton (Daughter)
Siblings: Jerry Newton (Brother)
Wayne Newton Education:
North High School
Wayne Newton Facts:
*His father used to work as a mechanic and his mother stayed home to raise their two children.
*He began his professional singing career at the age of 6.
*He was discovered by Jackie Gleason.
*He has spent more than five decades as one of Las Vegas’s most popular entertainers.
*His signature song is “Danke Schoen”.
*Follow him on Twitter and Myspace.