Kenny Clarke Jr

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Celebrity Children (1950)
Thu Jul 23 2020
By   Selena

Kenny Clarke Jr was born with a silver spoon on his mouth. Well, he is remembered as the single child of late American Grammy Winning British singer, Annie Ross, and drummer, Kenny Clarke. His late mother Anni is famous for being the jazz vocalists of vocalese trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, which was formed in 1957.

He was born in 1950 in the United States but his actual birth date is not available at the moment. So far, he holds American citizenship whereas ethnicity is mixed. His grandparents are May Dalziel Short, Martha Grace Scott, Charles Spearman, and Jack Short. His uncles are Jimmy Logan and Buddy Logan.

What is The Relationship Status of Kenny Clarke Jr?

Despite being the celebrity kid, Kenny who is around 70 years old has not disclosed anything regarding his personal life to the media. In fact, he has been living a very low key life since his childhood. Because of this, most of his private details remains always far from the limelight or within himself.

Kenny Clarke Jr's Mother Annie Ross Dies At 89
Caption: Kenny Clarke Jr's Late Mother Annie Ross Performing at A Stage
Source: The Los Angeles

At the meanwhile, Kenny's relationship status is not known to the media. Henceforth, it is still strange whether he is actually married or not. But looking at his old age, it seems he must be a wedded man or might be enjoying his marital relationship with his wife somewhere in the United States. 

His Parents' Love Affair

Well, Kenny Clarke Jr was born to unmarry late couple, Annie and Kenny. They had a love affair in the year 1949 when Ross was just 19. They gave birth together to their son Kenny. 

Photo: Annie Ross and Sean Lynch On Their Wedding Day
Source: Variety

Then, Annabelle Allan returned to the U.S. along with her son. And she dedicated to not raise her son along and work late nights. Thus, she sends him Clarke Jr, in Pittsburgh to her brother and his wife's home. At the same time, she was addicted to drugs.

The veteran jazz singer then marries an actor Sean Lynch in 1963. But later they had divorced in 1975 after being married for seven years. Soon, Sean passed away in a car crash in 1979. Moreover, the British-American based singer also had a love relationship with the comedian Lenny Bruce.

Kenny Clarke Was A Married Twice
Photo: Kenny Clarke Was A Married Twice
Source: Sound Projection

Similarly, Kenneth Clarke Spearman, nicknamed Klook was married twice. His first wife was Carmen McRae, whom he partnered from 1944 to 1956. Daisy Wallbach was his second wife. They were together from 1962 to 1985. More to that, he had one son Laurent Clarke from his one relationship.

His Parents' Death Cause

Yes, sadly Clarke Jr has lost both of his parents. His mother, Ross who was born on 25 July 1930 died on 21 July 2020 Tuesday. Her death cause was emphysema and heart disease. She was 89.

Annie passed away just four days before her 90th birthday at her home in New York. While his dad, Kenny died on 26 January 1985 at his home in Montreuil, France due to heart attack. He was 71.

How Wealthy is Clarke Jr?

Born to wealthy parents, Kenny Junor must be living a luxurious lifestyle. But his actual profession has not been disclosed by any sites at the moment. As a son of a millionaire, his net worth is assumed to be around $300 thousand, which is alike to Cruz Beckham and Kwame Morris.

Whereas his mom, Annie Ross had an estimated net value of $500 thousand at the time of his death. She had amassed her wealth to her singing and acting career. Further, she had earned the million dollars as a member of the jazz vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross.

His father, Kenny Clarke also amassed a decent amount of money through his career as a jazz drummer and bandleader. His worth was valued to be around $800 thousand.

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