Kirk Pengilly is a musician from Australia. He is renowned being a member of an Australian Band named INXS. His area of interest in musical instruments is playing guitar, flute, keyboards and saxophone. But sometimes he seems to be performing as a backing vocalist.
Born: July 4, 1958 (58 Years Old)
Marital Status: Married (Divorced: Deni Hines and Current Wife: Layne Beachley)
Children: April Rose Pengilly
Net Worth: 10 Million Dollar
He is a musician by profession so his major source of income is from his album releases, rock shows, stage performances and background vocalist in movies. Apart from these, he is invited as a chief guest on various shows and programs which also contributes to his income. He is one of the richest musicians in the world. He is very famous as a member of INXS from which he earns a major part of his income.
Pengilly was born in Melbourne, Australia. He had a long relationship with his fellow member of the band for 10 Years. Her name is Karen Hutchinson from and he has got daughter from her named April Rose Pengilly who is currently a famous model and an actor. Pengilly married to Deni Hines who is a singer in 1993 that hardly lasted 10 months. His engagement with a DJ named Louise Hegarty also lasted for 7 years and it was over thereafter. In 2010, he married to Layne Beachley who is a world champion in pro surfer. Recently he is selected as an ambassador of the eye foundation.
He started his career after moving to Sydney in 1966. He made a group of his friends after joining Forest High School. His first band was Guinness in which he was a lead songwriter and singer as well. His inspiration for music and band was Pink Floyd and Emerson Lake. He mixed up acountry rock and concert style which lead him and his to suffer a lot and the band was dissolved. Then after he became a member of INXS which is a very popular band in Australia which his main role is guitarist and vocalist. He also seems to play saxophone and flute in many of his releases. He is also the creator of Happy Christmas music to fan club members. Some of his very famous and loved songs are Kiss The Dirt, By My Side, Need You Tonight, Baby Don’t Cry, Disappear, Original Sin, Suicide Blond, Devil Inside, Don’t Change, Never Enough Time and much more. Apart from this, he has been the part of various projects like The Igniters, Distant Thunders, Martin Plaza and Still in Bed.