Hank Penny Net Worth (2024) And Biography

Hank Penny is an American musician who has a net worth of $2 million. His career has been marked by a number of hits and collaborations with other musicians.

Full nameHerbert Clayton Penny
Net worth2 Million USD (Approx.)
Age73 years
Birth date18 September 1918
BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama, United States
ProfessionMusician, Actor, Comedian
WifeSue Thompson, Shari Penny 
About Hank Penny

But, how did he accumulate such worth? What are his sources of income? Also, we will deep dive into his career achievement, personal life, early life, and bio.

Hank Penny Net Worth: Career and Sources of Income

Hank Penny was one of the best banjo players of his time. His music career started in 1930 at just 12 years of age, and he was the leader of Radio Cowboys. The net worth Hank penny accumulated mostly contributed to his music career.

During world war 2, hank formed Plantation Boys where he played similar kinds of sound. He moved to Los Angeles in 1944 and started a larger Western swing band. Some of his popular pieces of music are given below:

  • Bloodshot Eyes (1949)
  • Catch ’em young, treat ’em rough, and tell ’em nothin’ (1951)
  • Flamin’ Mamie (1946)
  • Rabbits don’t ever get married (1952)
  •  taxes, taxes (1952)
  • You are bound to look like a monkey (1952)
  • Won’t you ride in my little red wagon (1946)

In 1954 again he moved to Las Vegas and started a casino. Hank penny is not just a musician but also a very well-known comedian and actor. 

Some of the popular movies he appeared in such as Frontier Outpost (1950), The Blazing Trail (1949), Heading West (1946), Lone Star Moonlight (1946), and many more short films.

Hand Penny Key Facts

  • Hank Penny’s zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • Hank Penny’s full biography written by historian Rich Kienzle on Southwest Shuffle book. 
  • Probably his most listened music is Get Yourself a Red Head (1946).

Early Life and Bio

Hank Penny's Early Life

Hank penny’s full name is Herbert Clayton Penny. He was born on 18 September 1918 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. He died of heart failure on 17 April 1992 in Camarillo, USA, aged 73. 

Hank Penny’s Wife and Personal Life

Hank was first married to Sue Thompson in 1953, and she was also a country singer. Their child is famous record producer Greg Penny. Hank Penni’s second wife’s name is Shari Penny, and they married in 1967. They also have a girl, and her name is Sydney Penny. She is also an American actress best known for acting on the soap opera All My Children.


How did Hank penny die?

According to his son, Hank Penny died of heart failure in his home. 

Who was Hank Penny married to?

Hank Penny married Sue Thompson from 1953 -1963 and Shari Penny from 1967-1992.