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Grant Kenny Biography – Grant Kenny Wiki
Grant Kenny OAM is an Australian former Ironman, surf lifesaver, and canoeist. Kenny gained a lot of popularity after winning both the Australian Junior and Open Iron Man Championship on the same day in 1980, at the age of 16.
He then won the Australian Open Ironman Title for the following three years. He also became a household name in Australia because of his sponsorship deals with Kelloggs Nutri-Grain and appeared in television commercials for the cereal. Kenny later became an important figure in creating the Uncle Toby’s Super Series, which was a ground-breaking professional Iron Man circuit that lasted for 12 years. Kenny was a competitor in the first two seasons, but by 1989 his other interests had taken away the necessary time to train for such a demanding sport and his results were never anything like his domination during his late teens.
He competed in two Summer Olympics In kayaks,. He won a bronze medal in the K-2 1000 m event with Barry Kelly at Los Angeles in 1984. Kenny is a recipient of the Medal of the Order of Australia, which he received in 1986 for his service to the sport. He was also awarded the Australian Sports Medal in 2000, and the Centenary Medal in 2001, both for his services to the sporting and business world. He was also introduced into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1996.
Grant Kenny Age
He was born on 14 June 1963 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.
Grant Kenny Family
He is the brother to Martin Kenny and Melinda Kenny.
Grant Kenny Wife
He was married to Lisa Curry in 1986. His wife Lisa Curry is an Australian former competition swimmer. Curry won 15 gold, seven silver, and eight bronze international swimming medals. They have three children, including model Jett Kenny Jaimi, and Morgan. Their daughter Jaimi died in September 2020 following a long illness. Curry and Kenny separated in May 2009. In 2008 Curry had a heart surgery operation to implant a defibrillator after being found to have an irregular heartbeat as a consequence of a viral infection. In October 2016, Curry announced her engagement to entertain Mark Andrew Tabone. They married in May 2018.
Grant Kenny Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8m) tall.
Grant Kenny Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Grant Kenny Nationality
He is of Australian nationality.
Grant Kenny Instagram
His Instagram is set to a private account.