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Big Kenny

Big Kenny was born on November 1, 1963 in Culpeper, Virginia, USA as William Kenneth Alphin. He has been married to Christiev Carothers since January 23, 2005. They have two children. He was previously married to Karen Garr. See full bio »
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 2013 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2013) ... (writer: "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)" - uncredited)
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Country Music Week (2012) ... (writer: "Save a Horse" (Ride a Cowboy))
 2012 Magic Mike (writer: "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)" - as Kenny Alphin)
 2011 The Apprentice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 7Up Finale Part 2: Sweet Victory (2011) ... (writer: "Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy)" - uncredited)
 2011 CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs (TV Movie) (performer: "Lost In This Moment")
 2010 Huckabee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 July 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)")
 2009 Best of CMT Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)")
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sparks Fly Out (2008) ... (performer: "I Play Chicken with the Train" - uncredited)
 2006 40th Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Hicktown")
 2006 CMT Presents: Karaoke Revolution Country (Video Game) (as Kenny Alphin, "Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy)")
 2006 Austin City Limits (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gretchen Wilson/Miranda Lambert (2006) ... (writer: "Here for the Party")
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Viva Las Vegas (2005) ... (writer: "Comin' To Your City")
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Alternate Names:

Big Kenny Alphin | Kenny Alphin | Big & Rich | Big and Rich


6' 5" (1.96 m)

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Ran real-estate developing company Alphin Development in the 1980s. Was partners with Matt Walker's father. The company went bankrupt during the real estate recession of 1990.

Moved to Nashville in 1992 and began a solo country music career. Used the name Big Kenny Rocks until he met band mate John Rich, then shortened it to Big Kenny. See more »


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