Wayne Newton


Mr. Las Vegas aka Wayne Newton

Wayne Newton’s legacy as a stage and screen performer is well established over his six decades in show business. He’s also a strong advocate for Native people, working for years to help his tribe gain recognition and on behalf of Native veterans. Host Alyssa London interviewed Newton in...

What Las Vegas means to Wayne Newton

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — He’s known as Mr. Las Vegas for a reason. Wayne Newton started performing in Las Vegas when he was just 15-years-old. He first came here with his brother before he went solo and says it hasn’t always been easy but his love for the town kept him going.

Wayne Newton Named Senior Vice President of Airport Operations for Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines' board of directors has promoted 30-year airline veteran Wayne Newton to senior vice president of airport operations and customer services. In addition to overseeing airport and cargo operations across 125 locations and a team of employees and contractors, Newton will now lead Alaska's largest hub in Seattle. He has also been named the chairman of the McGee Air Services board of directors, an Alaska Airlines subsidiary that provides ground services.

Wayne Newton gushed about Hacks Season 1 and ended up with a Season 2 guest role

The Las Vegas icon, whom Deborah Vance name-dropped in Season 1, plays himself in the second season. “We heard that Wayne had seen the show and we thought it was a good representation of Las Vegas and loved it so we said, ‘Okay hunny, you want to be on?’” co-creator Lucia Aniello tells Los Angeles Magazine. “Wayne was such a fun sport and it was such a blast to have him on set.” Aniello adds: "He was totally willing to run with the punches, and we had a really fun time with him."