Biography on Wife of Charley Pride; Rozene Cohran
Rozene Cohran is famous for being the wife of American singer, musician, and guitarist Charley Pride. He is also a former professional baseball player.
Rozene Cohran has American nationality. The celebrity wife has an average build and her hair color looks dark brown and her eyes are black.
Is Rozene Cohran still Married to Her Husband Charley Pride?
Yes, the celebrity wife, Rozene Cohran is still married to her husband. She married Charley Pride, an American country singer, musician, and also a former professional baseball player. She first met her husband when he used to play baseball in the Southern states. The couple tied the marriage knot in the year 1956.
From her marriage with Pride, Rozene has three lovely children, two sons, and a daughter. They are Kraig Pride, Dion Pride, and Angela Pride. Currently, Rozene is enjoying a happy married life with her husband and children in Dallas, Texas.
Her Husband Started Career from the National Anthem
Rozene’s husband Charley Pride is famous as the best-selling performer on RCA Records. He is one of the very few African-American performers to find success in country music.
Pride started his music career by singing the national anthem at baseball games. He used to perform in honky-tonks and nightclubs. He did a recording with Chet Atkins, vice president of RCA Records. In the year 1965, he released his first single, “Snakes Crawl at Night.” He then had his first No. 1 single with All I Have to Offer You (Is Me) in 1969. After that in 1971, he released the song “Kiss an Angel Good Morning,” which became his best-selling record.
The song earned him a Grammy Award as the year’s Best Country Song. The same year, he earned the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year and Top Male Vocalist Awards. To date, he has thirty-six No. 1 singles and more than seventy million albums sold worldwide.
Pride made his first appearance at the Grand Ole Opry on 1 January 1967. He became the first-ever African American member of the Grand Ole Opry on 1 May 1993. He was also inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2000. Then in 2008, he received a lifetime achievement award from the Mississippi Arts Commission.
He has given several hit songs including “Mississippi Cotton Picking Delta Town” and “Roll on Mississippi.” In the year 2011, he was honored with a marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail. Pride also performed at the White House for Pres. Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in July 2009.
As a Professional Baseball Player
Pride is also a former professional baseball player. He first played organized games in the Iowa State League. Then he played as a professional player in the Negro American League as a pitcher. He also played as an outfielder for the Memphis Red Sox.
Furthermore, he used to play for the El Paso Kings. Also for a team in Nogales, Mexico. Later in 1956, he played the Memphis Red Sox where he won 14 games as a picture. He also earned a position on the Negro American League All-Star Team. The same year in 1956, Pride played against a group of major league players.
His Awards & Achievements
Charley Pride has won several awards and nominations in his career. In 1971, he won Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year. In the year 1972, he won Grammy Award under the category of Best Male Country Vocal Performance.
He won some more awards including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, the Country Music Association Award for Male Vocalist of the Year(1971,1972), the Academy of Country Music Awards Cliffie Stone Icon Award(1994), American Music Award for Favorite Album Country(1974), and so on.
Her Husband’s Net Worth
Her husband Charley Pride has a net worth of around $40 million as of 2019. He earned most of his wealth through his multi-professional career as a country singer, musician, and former professional baseball player. He has given several hit songs in his singing career such as Roll on Mississippi and Just Between You and Me.
Facts of Biography on Wife of Charley Pride; Rozene Cohran
|Full Name||Rozene Cohran|
|Spouse||Charley Pride m.1956|
|Children||Kraig Pride, Dion Pride, Angela Pride|