Wayne Newton is an American singer and entertainer living and performing in Las Vegas. He has performed over 30,000 solo shows in Las Vegas over a period of over 40 years, earning him the nickname Mr. Las Vegas.
- April 13, 1942: Born in Roanoke, Virgina
- 1952: Family forced to move to Arizona due to Wayne's severe asthma
- 1958: Got first Las Vegas gig during his Junior year of High School
- 1962: Performed on the Jackie Gleason show
- 1994: Performed his 25,000th show in Las Vegas
- 2007: Featured as one of the stars on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars"