Kenny Loggins

  • Birth Name: Kenneth Clarke Loggins
  • Birth Place: Everett, Washington, United States
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Musician
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Fast Facts

  • Began playing guitar and writing songs in seventh grade.
  • Wrote songs for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Four of his songs appeared on their 1970 album Uncle Charlie and His Dog Teddy.
  • Performed live for dolphins in 1992 as part of an Earthtrust experiment to research dolphin intelligence.
  • Married his second wife in a nudist ceremony.
  • A longtime environmentalist and a member of conservation organizations such as Earthtrust.
  • Inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk in 2007.
  • Toured with Jim Messina (with whom he gained fame in the 1970s with such tunes as "House at Pooh Corner" and "Danny's Song") in 2005, and again in 2009.
  • During a 2011 concert in Manila, where he shared the stage with Filipino pop singer Martin Nievera (a friend, and a fan, of Loggins) Loggins fought off a painful back ailment, which curtailed some subsequent tour activity.

Awards

  • 1980, Grammy — Best Pop Vocal Performance - Male: Winner
  • 1985, Golden Globe — Best Original Song - Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1984, Oscar — Best Achievement in Music (Original Song): Nominee
  • 1978, BAFTA Film Awards — The Anthony Asquith Award: Nominee
  • 1999, Tony — Original Musical Score: Nominee
  • 1979, Grammy — Song of the Year: Winner

Relationships

  • Hana Loggins — Daughter
  • Robert George Loggins — Father
  • Crosby Loggins — Son
  • Isabella Loggins — Daughter
  • Lina Clelia Loggins — Mother
  • Lukas Loggins — Son
  • Eva Ein — Ex-wife
  • Julia Cooper — Ex-wife
  • Robert Loggins — Brother
  • Cody Loggins — Son
  • Dan Loggins — Brother

College

  • Attended Pasadena City College, Pasadena, California, United States

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