|Real Name/Full Name||Patrick Charles Eugene Boone|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Pat Boone|
|Birth Place:||Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||1 June 1934|
|Age/How Old:||89 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5 ft 8 in
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
|Eye Color:||Light Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father– Archie Altman Boone
Mother – Margaret Virginia
|Siblings:||Nick Todd (Cecil Altman Boone)|
|School:||David Lipscomb High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Shirley Foley|
|Kids/Children Name:||4 daughters; Cheryl aka Cherry Lynn, Linda aka Lindi Lee, Deborah aka Debby Ann, and Laura aka Laury Gene|
|Profession:||Singer, Spokesperson, Actor, Author, Motivational Speaker, Producer|
|Net Worth:||$60 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
Pat Boone is one of the celebrities of the 1950s, along with Elvis Presley. He is a singer, producer, actor, speaker and spokesperson. Boone has also written several books.
Well, how well do you know about Pat Boone? If not much, here is what we know about Pat Boone to date.
Biography and Early Life
On June 1, 1934, Pat Boone was born to parents Margaret Virginia (maiden name Pritchard) and Archie Altman Boone in Jacksonville, Florida. However, Boone was brought up in Nashville, Tennessee, as his family had moved there when Boone was two. He has one younger brother, Cecil Altman Boone, who sings under the stage name Nick Todd. Cecil was born a year after Pat on June 1, 1935.
In The 700 Club interview, Boone also claimed to be the successor of Daniel Boone. Daniel Boone was a frontiersman and amongst the first folk heroes of America.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Pat Boone in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Pat Boone’s age is 89 years old as of today’s date 1st June 2023 having been born on 1 June 1934. Though, he is 5 ft 8 in in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163lbs in Pound and 74 kg in Kilograms.
Pat Boone was a student of David Lipscomb High School in Nashville. He graduated from the same in the year 1952.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
One year after graduating from high school, on a November day in 1953, Pat Boone married Shirley Lee Foley. Shirley was the daughter of Red Foley and Judy Martin and had musical heritage: Red Foley was a country musician, and Judy Martin, a singer.
Foley and Boone were a couple of 19-year-olds when they married. They have had their share of ups and downs in their marriage. Boone revealed that in the 1960s, his marriage to Foley had dwindled into misery because of his alcoholism and penchant for parties. Foley, however, was soon acquainted with the Charismatic Movement, which enabled her to be more focused on her religion. She was able to influence Pat and her four daughters to do the same.
Shirley also did a stint as a recording artist and a television personality, though less popular than her husband. She died at the age of 84 in 2019 from vasculitis.
Is Pat Boone Gay?
No, Pat Boone is not gay. He identifies as a straight white man and has been married to Shirley Foley.
During his early career days, Boone would sing in the Centennial Park in Nashville. The erstwhile Republic Records signed him, and he would record music for them in 1954. One year later, he was signed by Dot Records.
Fame came to him when his version of Fat Domino’s “Ain’t That a Shame” was loved by the masses. He would then continue to make song covers of black R&B singers for predominantly white Americans.
One of Boone’s greatest hits was the cover of “I Almost Lost My Mind.” His fame was second only to Elvis Presley.
Boone went on to become one of the most famous celebrities of the 50s, signing great product endorsements. Most of his songs were covers of black artists.
He was a conservative Christian, and this was reflected in all his professional choices. Boone refused an offer to star with Marilyn Monroe owing to his conservatism. Later this conservatism would make him side with the Republicans as he was one of the believers of the conspiracy theories related to the Obamas.
He also acted in movies like God’s Not Dead 2, The Greatest Story Ever Told & Journey to the Earth’s Center. These became some of the highest-grossing ventures of his career.
Pat Boone has several awards and honours to his name. He is the winner of the NME Award for World’s Outstanding Popular Singer and NME Award for Favourite US Male Singer. Both these awards were conferred on Boone in the same year, that is, in 1957.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Pat Boone in 2023
Pat Boone has amassed an enormous fortune owing to his multiple sources of income. His keen interest in basketball led him to own the team The Cooga Moogas. He also joined politics by supporting Barry Goldwater in the US presidential election in 1964. It comes as no surprise then that Pat Boone has a considerable net worth of $60 million as of 2023.
Pat Boone is one of the greatest celebrities of the 50s. He is also the author of several books and has created a fan base for himself. With his charismatic image, he was able to found his own recording label – the Lamb & Lion Records. That in itself is remarkable.