Rodney Carrington Biography
Rodney Carrington is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and country music artist. He has released six major-label studios albums and a greatest hits package, on Mercury Records and Capitol Records. Most of his songs are recorded in a neotraditional country style. Carrington’s comedy act typically combines stand-up comedy and original songs. Moreover, he has also starred in the ABC sitcom Rodney and in the 2008 film Beer for My Horses.
Rodney’s first album, released in 1998, Hanging with Rodney, via Mercury Records Nashville. The album consisted of both stand-up comedy and original songs. For his next album, 2000’s Morning Wood, he moved to Capitol Nashville. It was his first Top 20 album on the US Country Charts, first Gold-certified recording. This brought him to the singles charts for the first time with More of a Man. After this, it came the live album Live: C’mon Laugh You Bastards.
Moreover, his third release for Capitola was 2003’s Nut Sack which mostly consisted of studio-recorded comedy songs and only featured stand-up sketches. In 2004, a Greatest Hits followed, which comprised selections from his Capitol recordings on two-disc, as well as two previously unreleased songs. The compilation reached No.3 on the Billboard Top Comedy Albums chart and No. 11 on the Billboard Top Country albums chart.
In 2004, is when Carrington made his acting debut in Rodney, a sitcom based largely on his own life which aired on AC for two seasons. Moreover, in 2007, he released King of the Mountains. Despite reachingNo.2 on the US Comedy Albums chart and No. 15 on the US Country chart, King of the Mountains reached No. 68 on the US Billboard 200 pop albums chart, the highest-ever peak position for any of his recordings. King of the Mountains contains his second serious song, Angel Friend, a tribute to his best friend Barry Martin, who died suddenly in 2003.
Moreover, in 2008, he appeared in the film Beer for My Horses. He released his sixth studio album El Nino Loco in 2009 which contains the third non-comedy song Funny Man and his final release for Capitol records. Later that year, he released the first-ever Christmas Album, Make It Christmas. Additionally, Carrington has released two more comedy albums on the independent label Laughter’s Good Records: Laughter’s Good in 2014 and Here Comes the Truth in 2017.
Rodney attended Pine Tree High School for his high school education level. Late on, he joined and graduated from Kilgore College.
Rodney Carrington Age
How old is Rodney Carrington? Carrington is 52 years old as of 2020. He was born on October 19, 1968, in Longview, Texas. In addition, he usually celebrates his birthday on the 19th of October every year.
Rodney Carrington Wife
Carrington was happily married to his beautiful wife Terri Lockhart Carrington. The duo got married in 1993. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2012. Together, they have been blessed with three sons: Zac, born in 1994, a sales representative at the USA Medical Partners, Sam born in 1996, and George born in 1998.
Rodney Carrington Family
Carrington is the son of Emily (mother) and Robert (father). Rodney has two siblings Robert Lynn Carrington who resides in Henderson and sister Shana Kain. However, more details regarding the family are not available in the public domain.
Rodney Carrington’s Height
Carrington stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 84kgs. In addition, he has black hair color and green colored eyes.
Rodney Carrington Net Worth
Carrington has an estimated net worth of around $8 million as of 2021. His income is mainly attributed to her successful career as a stand-up comedian and as an actor.