Apr. 3rd, 1942
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Wayne Newton's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Declared bankruptcy in 1992, yet was once listed in the Guiness Book as the world's highest paid entertainer.
- The street leading to the front of Las Vegas' McCarran Airport has been called "Wyane Newton Boulevard" for over 20 years.
- His mother was of German/Cherokee Indian and father of Irish/Powahatan Indian background.
- His first daughter's name is Erin, with his first wife Elaine and a daughter Lauren Ashley with second wife Kathleen. His wife, Kathleen, is an attorney. They met following one of his performances.
- Has been diagnosed with a viral infection to the heart, known as cardiomyopathy. Doctors told him that he should be recovered in two months' time [November 15, 2007].
- His signature song is "Danke Schoen" (German for "Thank You").
- Was discovered by 'Jackie Gleason (I)' (qv).
- Met 'Elvis Presley' (qv) while the two were working at Paramount. They became close friends.