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Wayne Newton's Wife: Details on His Married Life

Published Mon Apr 26 2021 By Tashipalmo
Wayne Newton's Wife: Details on His Married Life

Who is Wayne Newton's Wife? Get All Details On The singer's Married Life Here! 

Carson Wayne Newton, the American singer and actor. Mostly regarded as an entertainer, Wayne was once cited as one of the best-known entertainers in Las Vegas. 

A gifted musician, Wayne would sing at hotels and casinos in Las Vegas and soon became a local star. His gigs at the city of lights also gave him nicknames like "The Midnight idol," "Mr Las Vegas."

Wayne Newton was born on April 3, 1942, in Norfolk, Virginia. His father, Patrick Newton, was an auto mechanic, and his mother, Marie Newton, a homemaker. Wayne's talents were gifted and instilled by young Wayne himself by learning instruments like guitar, piano at a raw age. Continue reading to know about Wayne's enthralling married life. 

Inside Wayne Newton's Married Life!

Best known for his 1970s hit "Daddy, don't you walk so fast," Wayne's vocals had caught the attention of figures like Lucile Bails and Bobby Darin, the support of whom further lifted his career. 

Wayne and his wife Kathleen.

 Known as Las Vegas's best entertainer, Wayne Newton started his career by singing in bars and casinos.
Photo Source: Review-Journal

Newton is also very few of the male celebrities who've done plastic surgery. A feat that made people dub him as "Mr. Facelift." Often mistaken for gay because of his peculiar choices and acts, Wayne is married and not once but twice and has kids from both his marriage. 

Wayne married Elaine Okamura in 1968, and they call it quit in 1985. The former couple had one daughter together named Erin Newton. 

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A decade after his divorce, Wayne tied the knot with the renowned American attorney Kathleen McCrone on 9th April 1994. The couple had their daughter Ashley Newton on 19 April 2002

Wayne and his wife and daughter.

 Wayne Newton is married to a renowned attorney Kathleen McCrone, and they share a daughter together.
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The couple, although they have stood intact all these years, together suffered a lot during the trying times in 2010, when Wayne's daughter Erin fell sick, and the same year Kathleen lost one of her sisters. Wayne and his family went through a traumatic experience recently when a burglar broke into his house with a gun. 

Wayne Newton's Impressive And Continuing Career! 

Wayne had dropped out of school to endeavor into his singing career. Young Wayne successfully captured the audience's heart with his babyface and soprano voice. The fame landed him an offer at the Jackie Gleason Show, where he performed 12 times.  

Wayne posing before his performance

Wayne Newton performs in his own show "Before i go" in Las Vegas.  
Photo Source: Las Vegas Magazine

Wayne Newton's breakthrough came in 1962 when singer Bobby Darin helped him in starting his solo career. Newton's songs like "Danke Schoen," "Red roses for a blue lady," and more in the following years hit the top charts.  

His incredible success in music landed him many roles in a number of films and television shows. The 79 years old needless to say, did saw a gradual fall from the top charts as new music and genres took over.  

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But the singer kept his entertainer title intact and went around the world performing for his audiences. As per sources, the veteran singer now performs at a casino named Tropicana in Las Vegas in his own show "Once before go."   

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