- Name: Troy Gentry
- Age at Death: 50 years old
- Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Singer
- Net Worth: US $10 Million
- Status: Deceased
Troy Gentry was an American country singer and guitarist. He was half the popular country duo ‘Montgomery Gentry’ alongside Eddie Montgomery. They’re known for albums like Tattoos & Scars (1999), You Do Your Thing (2004) and Rebels on the Run (2011). Troy Lee Gentry was born on April 5, 1967 in Lexington, Kentucky. His parents were Lloyd and Pat. He had two siblings, Jane and Keith. Gentry was a graduate of Lexington Community College. He also studied at the University of Kentucky where he majored in marketing and business management.
Kentucky Vocalists Troy Gentry and Eddie Montgomery formed the country music duo ‘Montgomery Gentry’ in 1999. Prior to that, they both performed as part of two different bands. Montgomery Gentry released 7 studio albums, 3 compilation albums and more than 20 singles. Their debut studio album, Tattoos & Scars, was released in April 1999 by Columbia Records. The album peaked at #10 on the Top Country Albums chart and was certified Platinum by the RIAA. It was led by the singles “Hillbilly Shoes”, “Lonely and Gone” and “Daddy Won’t Sell the Farm”. Their second album, Carrying On, was released in May 2001. It achieved Gold status and produced two singles “She Couldn’t Change Me” and “Cold One Comin’ On”. Montgomery Gentry released 4 more albums for Columbia Records, My Town (2002), You Do Your Thing (2004), Some People Change (2006), and Back When I Knew It All (2008). The duo’s 7th album, Rebels on the Run, was released October 2011 via Average Joe’s Entertainment.
Montgomery Gentry has released multiple charted singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. Their #1 hits include “If You Ever Stop Loving Me”, “Something to Be Proud Of”, “Lucky Man” and “Roll with Me”. They’ve also collaborated with musicians like Charlie Daniels, Five for Fighting and Toby Keith. Gentry and Montgomery were dubbed ‘Duo of the Year’ in 2000 by both the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association. They were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2009.
Troy Gentry died on September 8, 2017 at the age of 50. He was killed in a helicopter crash in Medford, New Jersey. The tragedy occurred hours before he was set to perform. The pilot also died in the crash. Gentry was married to ‘Angie McClure’ from December 1999 until his death. They had a daughter named Kaylee. He had a second daughter, Taylor, from his marriage to Kia Bradley. Gentry was about 6ft 2in tall and he had an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Troy Gentry Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Troy Lee Gentry
- Birthday: April 5, 1967
- Place of Birth: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Singer, Guitarist
- Years Active: 1999-2017
- Net Worth & Salary: US $10 Million
- Marriage(s): Kia Bradley, Angie McClure
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: September 8, 2017
- Cause of Death: Helicopter Crash
- Place of Death: Medford, New Jersey, U.S.