Toni Tennille

Toni Tennille is a popular American singer, songwriter, and keyboardist. She is most well-known for being a part of the popular duo Captain & Tennille with her former husband Daryl Dragon. Their partnership led to multiple successful songs including, “Love Will Keep Us Together”, which landed them a Grammy Award. She is equally famous for starring in the nationally syndicated musical show, “The Toni Tennille Show”.

Well, how well do you know about Toni Tennille? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Toni Tennille’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Toni Tennille to date.

Biography and Early Life

Toni Tennille, whose birth name is Cathryn Antoinette Tennille, was born on the 8th of May 1940 in Montgomery, Alabama, the U.S. to parents, Frank Tennille and Cathryn Tennille. Her father worked as a singer and even served in the Alabama Legislature for three years. Her mother on the other hand served as a host for a daily TV show in Montgomery. She has three siblings, Jane, Melissa, and Louisa Tennille.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Toni Tennille in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Toni Tennille’s age is 81 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 8 May 1940. Though, she is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is N/A and hair color is Blonde.


Toni Tennille received her education from Sidney Lanier High School, which is located in the Montgomery city of Alabama. She then studied at Auburn University for a couple of years. During this time, she studied classical piano and served as the singer of the university’s band, the Auburn Knights.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Toni Tennille married Kenneth Shearer in 1962 but they got divorced a decade later in 1972. She then married the popular American musician, Daryl Dragon in 1975. Their marriage ended in divorce three decades later in 2014. However, they remained friends even after the end of their marriage, and she even supported him during his final days. Daryl died on the 2nd of January 2019 due to kidney failure.  She is currently single as per our records.

Is Toni Tennille Lesbian?

Toni Tennille is straight when it comes to her sexual orientation and is neither lesbian/gay nor bisexual. She was previously married to Kenneth Shearer and Daryl Dragon. Apart from that, there isn’t any record of her previous relationships and she is currently single as per our records. Going by her relationship history, it’s clear that she is straight.

Professional Career

Toni Tennille didn’t get into music immediately after completing her education and she instead worked as a file clerk following which she worked as a statistical analyst for North American Rockwell Corporation. She became a member of the South Coast Repertory (SCR) in the late 1960s.

In 1969, she wrote the music for the new rock musical, “Mother Earth” which brought her initial success. She had previously worked for the popular rock band, The Beach Boys and she returned to the band after completing her work on “Mother Earth”. She played electric piano with the band on their 1972 tour.

She then formed “Captain & Tennille” along with the popular American musician and her future husband, Daryl Dragon in 1973. Their relationship gave birth to several hits including, “The Way I Want to Touch You”, “Love Will Keep Us Together”, “Do That to Me One More Time”, and “Muskrat Love”. In 1975, they released the singles, “The Way I Want to Touch You” which captured the 4th position on the Billboard Hot 100, and “Love Will Keep Us Together”, which landed them a Grammy Award. From 1979 to 1981, they starred in the nationally syndicated musical show, “The Toni Tennille Show”. Her memoir, “Toni Tennille: A Memoir” was released in 2016.


Toni Tennille along with Daryl Dragon was the winner of the 1975 Grammy Award for Record of the Year for their song, “Love Will Keep Us Together”.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Toni Tennille in 2021

As of 2021, Toni Tennille has garnered a net worth of $5 Million. She has garnered most of her earnings from her music career. She has been greatly successful in her work and therefore it’s no surprise that she has garnered such a handsome net worth.

Toni Tennille has been a great musician and her work shows that. With that being said, we wish her the best of luck in all her future endeavors and thank her for the amazing songs she has given us over the years.


Facts of Cathryn Antoinette Tennille

  • Gender Female
  • full nameCathryn Antoinette Tennille
  • birthplaceMontgomery, Alabama, U.S.
  • Date of Birth May 08, 1940
  • Age 82 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religion
  • net worth$5 Million
  • professionSinger, Songwriter, and Keyboardist
  • weightIn Kilograms – 55 Kg, In Pounds – 121 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorN/A
  • high schoolSidney Lanier High School

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