Merlin Gene is an American country music singer, songwriter, ventriloquist, and humorist. He was born in California and grew up listening to classic country music. He started playing guitar at the age of 10 and wrote his first song at 12.
He moved to Nashville in his early 20s and began performing at local venues and festivals. Merlin developed a distinctive style of traditional country music with a touch of comedy and satire.
Merlin has released two albums: People, Places and Things in 2018 and The West Coast of Tennessee in 2020. His songs cover a range of topics, from drinking and divorce to cars and cowboys.
Some of his popular songs include I Think I’ll Give Drinking Another Try, The Ex-Wife I’ve Always Dreamed Of, Whiskey at Mickey D’s, and Just Another Stupid Modern Country Song. He also uses puppets in his show and music videos to add humor and entertainment.
Merlin Gene is known for his colorful appearance and personality. He wears ornate western suits, cowboy hats, and boots, and plays American-made guitars. He calls himself the “Hollywood movie cowboy” and pays tribute to the 1950s and 1960s Opry country singers. He has a loyal fan base who appreciate his authentic and humorous approach to country music.
Merlin has a show on the RFD TV network called The Merlin Gene Show, where he performs his songs and interacts with his puppets. The show airs on Saturdays at 7:00 PM Eastern Time and reruns on Thursday mornings at 7:00 AM Eastern Time. He also tours across the country and performs live shows for his fans.
Merlin Gene is an American country music singer who carries on the tradition of classic country music with a twist of comedy and fun.
Merlin Gene married his long-time partner Leslie Gene on May 7, 2023.
Merlin Gene’s Net Worth
Merlin Gene, the American country music singer, has a net worth of $5 million as of 2023. His income comes from album sales, live performances, and his television show, The Merlin Gene Show, which is shown on the RFD TV network.