Kenny Burns Biography
Kenny Burns is an American entrepreneur, television and radio host, and entertainment industry executive. He is currently Combs Enterprises’ Senior Vice President of Brand Development. Sean Combs Enterprises is the entertainment mogul’s entrepreneurial arm, which houses brands such as Enyce, DeLeón Tequila, AQUA Hydrate, Combs Wine and Spirits, REVOLT TV, Bad Boy, Sean John, and Ciroc Vodka.
Kenny Burns Age
On October 29, 1972, in Washington, DC, the United States of America, Kenny Burns was born. He is 49 years old.
Kenny Burns Height
Kenny is 6 feet 3 inches/1.91 meters tall.
Kenny Burns Family
Kenny was born to his father and mother on October 29, 1972, in Washington, DC, United States of America. He is of American nationality but of African-American ethnicity ( Black ethnic group). Despite his celebrity, Kenny has kept his parents and siblings out of the spotlight.
Kenny Burns Wife
Kenny is married to Jessica Burns, a lovely woman. The couple married in 1999 and is the proud parents of two sons.
Kenny Burns Education
Kenny attended Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C. He later enrolled at Morris Brown College. While there, Kenny founded 2620 Entertainment, a promotional company. Notorious B.I.G., Jay Z, and Outkast were all introduced to the Atlanta market by the company.
Kenny Burns Salary
Kenny earns an annual salary of $104,598.
Kenny Burns Net Worth
Kenny’s approximated net worth is $3 million.
Kenny Burns Career
Kenny is a music, entertainment, television, radio, fashion, and marketing entrepreneur, producer, and author with over two decades of experience. He was an on-air host from 2011 to 2013. During his early career, he collaborated with artists such as Monica and Jay-Z. Dream, his first music concept, was the only female Pop group to debut at No. 2 on the Billboard charts.
As an executive for Mariah Carey’s Monarch Music, he continued to achieve platinum success. He signed international music superstar Akon and discovered Wale, a fellow Washingtonian hip-hop artist. Later he rose through the ranks to become Vice President of the legendary hip-hop music label Roc-A-Fella Records. His current show airs every day from 2 to 6 p.m.
Before joining Jay-Roc-A-Fella Z’s Records, he worked as a promoter in Atlanta. While there, Kenny helped promote Axe Body Spray’s brand. He was one of the businessmen behind the girl group Dream in the early 2000s. After launching his own label, Studio 43, after founding the upscale clothing company Ryan Kenny, which was worn by some celebrities.
In 2004, he co-founded the Ryan Kenny men’s clothing line with Derek Dudley and Ryan Glover. Kennt, Derek, and Ryan were named among the 75 Most Powerful Blacks in Corporate America in the February 2005 issue of Black Enterprise. Kenny launched Studio 43, a boutique record label, the same year and signed his first artist.
Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey is a brand of Tennessee whiskey made by Uncle Nearest. Kenny has worked with a number of well-known brands, including DeLeón, Ciroc, Heineken, and Hennessy. However, Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey is the most memorable brand in his portfolio. Nathan “Nearest” Green, the first Black master distiller, inspired the whiskey’s name. He was one of the first investors and the Nearest’s biggest advocate. In 2018, he joined Uncle Nearest CEO Fawn Weaver in expanding on the brand’s little-known history.