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How many kids does Blaine Kern have?

five children
In addition to his wife, Kern is survived by five children: Blaine Jr., Thais, Barry, Brian and Blainey; as well as 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

When did Blaine marry?

View full size(Times-Picayune File Photo)Blaine Kern with then-girlfriend Holly Brown, in 2008. The pair are now married.

Who is Blaine Kern Sr wife?

Holly Kern
31, 2018. Holly Kern, widow of Blaine Kern Sr., touches the cape he wore as captain of the Krewe of Alla, as it covers his casket before his memorial service at Gallier Hall on Friday, July 10, 2020.

How old is Barry Kern?

“If I was going to get it, it’s kind of funny I got it at this time,” Kern, 58, said Friday.

Where was Blaine Kern of Mardi Gras born?

Blaine Salvador Kern was born in New Orleans on May 17, 1927. His mother, Josephine (Gendusa) Kern, was a homemaker. His father, Roy, was a sign painter who spent more time fishing and drinking than working.

How old was Blaine Kern when he died?

Credit… Blaine Kern, who helped turn Mardi Gras in New Orleans into a huge event known around the world, most notably through the innovative and spectacular parade floats he designed and built, died on June 25 at his home in the city. He was 93.

Who are the family members of Blaine Kern?

In addition to his son Barry, Mr. Kern is survived by his wife, Holly Kern; two other sons, Blaine Jr. and Brian; two daughters, Thais Barr and Blainey Kern; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Early in his career, the story goes, Mr. Kern was recruited by Walt Disney himself to work in California.

How old is Blaine Kern the float builder?

Blaine created the children’s book with his wife Holly. World-renowned float builder Blaine Kern, 90, and his wife Holly, 41, toss beads from a float at Mardi Gras World during a portrait session in New Orleans, La., Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.