Who is Kennedy Owen? The Untold Truth of Gary Owen’s Only Daughter

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Who is Kennedy Owen? The Untold Truth of Gary Owen’s Only Daughter

Kennedy Owen is the only daughter of Gary Owen, an actor, and a stand-up comedian. Spending six years in the U.S. Navy, Gary gradually started doing stand-up and eventually, the ex-army was named “Funniest Serviceman in America.” He gained early attention after winning the “Funniest Black Comedian in San Diego” contest.

While Kennedy’s father is a regular face in the media, Kennedy Owens’s mother is a different story. Although many of you might already know her, there are some people who are still unaware of Kennedy’s mother.

Besides, Kennedy, an NC A&T college pupil has two siblings including an older half-brother from her mother’s previous relationship. To know more about Gray Owen’s daughter’s life, keep reading!

What is Kennedy Owen’s Age in 2022?

Her age is 20 as of 2022. She was born in 2002, in Los Angeles, California. She celebrates her birthday on 3rd July. Commemorating her last birthday, Kennedy’s mom Kenya Owen shared a collage of pictures of themselves with a lengthy caption,

“I am screaming Happy 19th Birthday to my baby girl. You have turned out to be more than I could have hoped for. Through this crazy year, you have managed to remain a straight “A” student, great friend, you have one of the biggest hearts, and are the best daughter.”

Kennedy Owen's birthday celebration
Kennedy along with her mother.
Source: Facebook

Is Kennedy Owen adopted?

No, Kennedy is the biological daughter of Gary Owen and his wife Kenya. Gary has an adopted son named Emilio Owen, Kennedy’s half-brother from her mother’s relationship with Emilio Toliver Sr. The comedian adopted Emilio after his marriage with Kenya in 2003.

Besides, Kennedy has a biological brother Austin Owen, born on 27th November 2000, in Los Angeles.

Are Her Parents Still Married?

Kenya and Gary tied the knot on 19th July 2003, in Oakland, California. The two wed in front of their family members and close friends. As for their wedding dress, Kenya wore a white gown, whereas, the groom donned a sky suit blue suit.

The two dated for a long time before their nuptials. They met for the first time back in the late 1990s after Gary’s performance at Sunset Boulevard, The Comedy Club. But, the two still wouldn’t start dating until they met again at the same spot. They subsequently began talking on the phone and going on dates. And they married in 2003.

Kennedy Owen father and mother
Kennedy Owen’s parents on their wedding day.
Source: Instagram

Following their nuptials, things seemed pretty well between the duo for several years. But, their married life hit the rock after 18 years of marriage in 2021. Gary’s then-wife Kenya filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences in March of the year.

Who is Kennedy Owens’s mother?

Her doting mom Kenya is a budding entrepreneur. She is now the owner of Premier Sports and Corporate Travel, LLC. Located in Cincinnati in Ohio, the Domestic Limited Liability Company was created on 20th March 2009.

Besides, Kenya is an occasional actress who worked in a few movies such as Look I’m Smiling and Gary Owen.

Her Ethnicity

Kennedy is biracial as her mother is an Afro-America, whereas, her father has a Caucasian ethnicity. Her nationality is American.

Kennedy Owen College

The 19-year-old young girl first attended Heritage High School. She later went on to study at North Carolina A&T State University. Soon after Owen’s acceptance at the college, her proud dad took to Instagram to congratulate his daughter. He wrote the caption,

“Ok it’s official my daughter has been accepted to go to NC A&T next year. She told me her freshman year of high school she wanted to attend an HBCU. A&T was her first choice. So get ready @terrencej @frederickwjr @willpowerpacker that loud white guy at the homecoming game will be me for the next 4 years. #ProudDad #AggiePride #HBCU.”

Many of Gary’s fans also congratulated his daughter in his comment section. One wrote, “That is awesome. Great school!!!”

Another wrote, “Congratulations…. this is an awesome accomplishment,”

Besides, Gary’s daughter also attended Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, an independent Christian school in downtown Cincinnati.

Kennedy Owen University
Kennedy, the daughter of Gary Owen.
Source: Facebook

What is Her Net Worth?

The exact amount of Gary’s net worth is yet to be revealed. But, on the other hand, her doting father Gary has an estimated net worth of $3 million in 2021. His main source of income is his stand-up comedy and acting career.

Gary has worked in dozens of movies such as Rebound, College, Daddy Day Care, and Thin Like a Man. Similarly, the actor has worked in numerous TV shows that include The Gary Owen Show, TBS show House of Payne, and more.

Is Kennedy Owen in a Relationship With Anyone? Her Dating Life

As per her FB page, Kennedy is dating her mysterious boyfriend since April 11, 2015. Although it’s been over six-year that the two began dating, neither Kennedy nor her unknown beau shares a single photo of themselves on their social media handles. Instead, their low-key presence has simply confused if the duo is actually in a relationship.

Social Media Presence

Kennedy is active on Facebook with hundreds of fan following. She also had an Instagram account but it doesn’t exist now.