Kenny Hill Biography – Kenny Hill Wiki
Kenny Hill was a prominent businessman from Six Nations of the Grand River and co-owner of the Grand River Enterprises (GRE) cigarette company. In addition to GRE, Hill was also involved in a number of different ventures including the Wahta Springs bottled water company, a construction company, Jukasa Motor Speedway, the Brantford Golden Eagles junior hockey team, and a gas bar and convenience store at Six Nations, among others.
He was also involved in creating the Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation, which provides grants to Indigenous people and organizations. Celebrity supporters include Adam Beach, Kardinal Offishall and Emmanuel Lewis. In 2014, Hill and his business partner Jerry Montour of Hamilton bought Sundrim Golf Course on Highway 6 south of Caledonia and turned it into the high-end MontHill Golf and Country Club.
Kenny Hill Six Nations Age
Kenny Hill died in January 2021, in Miami Florida. He was 62 years old.
Kenny Hill Six Nations Death
Kenny Hill died in January 2021, at age 62, in Miami Florida. GRE president Steve Williams said in a statement: “He was a strong Six Nation community supporter, involved in a number of charitable initiatives and local businesses. We, his Grand River Enterprises family, would like to extend our condolences to his family and ask for privacy for the family at this time.”
APC United Late Model Series – which launched in 2015 – posted a message on its Facebook page following Hill’s death: “We are very sad to hear the news that Jukasa Motor Speedway Co-Owner Kenny Hill has passed away. Kenny was very welcoming of the series since his purchase of the speedway and we were honoured to have been included in the tracks rebirth under his and his team’s vision for the speedway. He will be missed.”
Glen Murray, a former Winnipeg mayor and Ontario Liberal cabinet minister, his condolences on Twitter. He tweeted: “So very sad to hear of the passing of Ken Hill of of Six Nations of the Grand River and a founder of Grand River Enterprises. He was a strong community builder and brilliant entrepreneur who cared deeply for his family & community.”
Kenny Hill Cause of Death
Kenny Hill’s cause of his death has not been released.
Kenny Hill Net Worth
According to court documents, Hill indicated in 2017 that he earned an income of $2,109,504 per year, which was not subject to income tax. Hill had accumulated significant landholdings at Six Nations of approximately 172 hectares of reserve land that had been acquired in about 20 transactions, according to Spectator’s 2006 investigation.
Hill and his business partner Jerry Montour of Hamilton turned GRE into a global player in the cigarette market, with annual sales that may have exceeded $300 million by the mid-2000s, according to a 2006 Spectator investigation. In a span of just over a decade, Hill and Montour took GRE from a cramped steel building on one of Six Nations’ concession roads in the early 1990s to a modern, gleaming factory that was 25 times the size. By 2006, GRE had signed a reported $70-million deal to be the official supplier of cigarettes to the German army, the first foreign company to win a contract with Germany’s Ministry of Defence.
Kenny Hill Wife
Kenny Hill was married to Brittany Beaver before their separation in 2013. Brittany Beaver Kenny Hill’s ex-wife and the mother of their son. In recent years, Hill had been fighting an acrimonious, expensive, high-profile child and spousal support case with Brittany Beaver. Beaver has been seeking $85,701 a month in spousal support, just over $33,000 a month in child support and 100 per cent of their child’s expenses, retroactive in each case to the date of their separation in 2013, according to court documents.
Hill attempted to have the case tossed out of court on the grounds that Ontario’s Family Law Act infringed on his Indigenous rights. He lost the argument, then lost an appeal and then unsuccessfully tried to take the case to the Supreme Court of Canada, which refused to hear the case. In the interim, Hill had been ordered to pay Beaver hundreds of thousands of dollars in court costs alone.