Rodney Carrington - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 28, 2022

Rodney Carrington
Profession: Comedian, Actor, Singer, Screenwriter
Best Known For: Morning Wood (album)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $6 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 19, 1968 (age 54)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Rodney Scott Carrington
Birth Place: Longview, Texas, USA
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: Robert Carrington
Mother's Name: Emily Carrington
Siblings: 2

Robert Carrington Sr. (brother)
Shanna (sister)

University: Kilgore College
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced

Terri Carrington (Sept 25, 1993 - 2012)

Children: 3

George Carrington (son)
Sam Carrington (son)
Zac Carrington (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 84 kg (185.19 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Rodney Carrington?

Rodney Carrington is a Comedian, Actor, Singer, and Screenwriter.

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Rodney Carrington – Age, Parents, Siblings

Rodney Carrington’s birth took place on October 19, 1968, in Longview, Texas, USA. He was born Rodney Scott Carrington to his father Robert Carrington and his mother Emily Carrington. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- brother Robert Carrington Sr. and sister Shanna. Not much is known about his early life and upbringing except that he lived in Longview, Texas from 1968 to 1990.

Education, Ethnicity

As for education, he had attended Kilgore College where he studied theater. Did Rodney Carrington graduate from college? He has yet to share the details of his college days.

His ethnicity is not known.

Rodney Carrington – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Rodney Carrington married his long-time girlfriend Terri on September 25, 1993. How many children does Rodney Carrington have? 

Together he and his wife have three children, all boys. They are named George Carrington (born 1998), Sam Carrington (born 1996), and Zac Carrington (born 1994). 

Terri Carrington and Rodney Carrington were married for more than 18 years. But their marriage could no longer function and the couple divorced in 2012. He is currently single, although a secret romantic affair cannot be ruled out.

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Source: showbizpost (Terri Carrington with her three sons)

Rodney Carrington – Career

Before fame

Before securing his musical fame, Carrington struggled a lot. He lived in the back of a truck, sold T-shirts out of a suitcase, and worked as a comedian in local venues and in radio programs such as The Bob and Tom Show

He released his first album in 1998 and was named Hangin' with Rodney. This album of his contained both stand-up comedy, and songs that were able to climb up to No. 73 on Top Country Albums.

Soon after, Rodney Carrington released his next album, 2000's Morning Wood. Some songs did climb up the chart and one even was able to reach No. 71 on Hot Country Singles & Tracks, reaching Gold in the US Albums such as Life: C'mon Laugh You Bastards, Nut Sack followed the releases quickly. 

The latter album of his was able to reach No. 60 in A Greatest Hits package. The same year in 2004, he was able to land his debut role in Rodney. Both the albums and acting gained him deserved fame.

Source: seatgeek (Rodney Carrington performs on-stage)

Worked in?

Rodney Carrington over the years has released a series of albums including King of the Mountains (2007), El Niño Loco (2009), Laughter's Good (2014), and Here Comes The Truth I (2017). Carrington has also acted in Beer for My Horses (2008), and AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005). His song Show them to me is very well received.

In 2016, he also toured across the country with the Here Comes The Truth Tour.

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Worked with

He has worked with Toby Keith, and Willie Nelson and is close friends with comedian Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson.

Rodney Carrington – Awards, Nominations

He was nominated for the 2008’s CMT Music Awards in the category Supporting Character of the Year.

Source: Amazon (Rodney Carrington in Rodney)

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Rodney Carrington – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth has been estimated to be around $6 million while the figure on his annual salary has not been shared with the public.

Rodney Carrington – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Rodney Carrington has thousands of followers and counting. He also has a YouTube channel with over 125k subscribers.

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