Kevin Cronin facts: age, parents, wife, children, net worth and more revealed

Kevin Cronin

Kevin Cronin is an American musician who is the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the rock band REO Speedwagon.

The band had several hits on the Billboard Hot 100 throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including two chart-toppers written by Cronin: “Keep On Loving You” (1980) and “Can’t Fight This Feeling” (1984).

Cronin later made some appearances on television, including in an episode of the Netflix series “Ozark” in 2020.

Kevin Cronin

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Age

Kevin Patrick Cronin Jr. was born on October 6, 1951 in Evanston, Illinois. He celebrated his 72nd birthday in 2023.

Kevin Cronin grew up in southwest suburban Oak Lawn, where he learned to play guitar.

He attended St. Linus Catholic Elementary School. Cronin went on to graduate from nearby Brother Rice High School in Chicago.

Parents and siblings

Unfortunately, there is no any public information about Cronin’s parents and siblings.

Wife and children

Kevin Cronin is married to Cronin Lisa Marie Wells since April 25, 1992. The couple has four children: son Paris, daughter Holly, and twin sons Josh and Shane.

Net worth

Kevin Cronin’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million as of 2024.

Kevin Cronin

More about Kevin Cronin

As a guitarist, Cronin has commonly used a 1952 Fender Telecaster, a 1958 Fender Broadcaster, a Gibson Les Paul, and Ovation Viper Series 6 & 12 String. For his amps, he typically uses Vox AC-30 Combos.

Among his other notable appearances in the media, Cronin was a celebrity contestant on the television music game show “Don’t Forget the Lyrics!” in 2008.

He ultimately reached the $350,000 round before forgetting the lyrics to Donna Summer’s “Last Dance.” Elsewhere, Cronin appears in an infomercial for TimeLife’s “Ultimate Rock Ballads” CD collection.


In 1998 Kevin and Lisa paid $1.065 million for a home in Thousand Oaks, California. The 5,300 square foot home sits on a little over one acre and is likely worth around $4 million today.

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