Birth Name: Kristoffer Kristian Kristofferson
Age: 78, born 22 June 1936
Born and residing in: United States
Height: 5' 11"
Relationship Status: Married
Partner: Lisa Meyers
Kris Kristofferson's father was an Air Force general who pushed his son to a military career. Kris was a Golden Gloves boxer and went to Pomona College in California. From there, he earned a Rhodes scholarship to study literature at Oxford. He ultimately joined the army and achieved the rank of captain. He became a helicopter pilot, which served him well later. In 1965 he resigned his commission to pursue songwriting. He had just been assigned to become a teacher at West Point. He got a job swee