Anyone who grew up listening to super hit rock band ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’ may have hoped to meet the band’s lead guitarist John Frusciante or even have a secret little crush on him. Frusciante is one of the most successful guitarists of his time. He played for the band resulting in altogether four highest selling CD’s among which ‘California’ was the best-seller.
Although Frusciante’s career is incredible, his love life is rather shattered. He was previously married to Nicole Turley, but their marriage ended in a rough divorce. The pair’s divorce created a lot of dramas. Read the full article to know the story:
John Frusciante married life with Nicole Turley
John Frusciante’s wife Turley is also an artist who belonged to ‘Swahili Blonde’ band as a drummer and lead vocalist. The pair got married in 2011 after dating for a while.
Although it seemed like their marital relationship was going great, it wasn’t in reality.
John Frusciante divorce issues and controversies with Nicole Turley
Nicole Turley filed for divorce on 8th May 2015. Her divorce alimony demand was quite high. She placed a monthly demand of $75,000. The news came out it 3rd October 2015.
Although Frusciante was already paying $20,000 per month to his ex-wife, she demanded more stating that the money wasn’t enough to maintain her quality living.
She also revealed that her ex-husband’s net worth was as high as $14 million, had three houses, and a private music studio.
John Frusciante paying huge alimony to his former wife
John Frusciante was exhausted because of Turley’s high demand; thus he refused to pay her such a huge amount. He even stated that he was paying her $2,600 per month which she spent buying gifts and expenses for her adult brother. He also made negative comments about Turley’s career as a musician as he said:
I don’t know if you can call her recording efforts a hobby or a past-time … but it seems improper to characterize Nicole as a professional musician.
Video: John Frusciante with ex-wife Nicole Turley in one of their vacations
However, the final decision of the court was in favor of Turley, stating that Frusciante had to pay $53,000 each month to his former wife. Moreover, he even had to pay $71,000 to cover Turley’s legal expense.
After his split with Turley, Frusciante hasn’t been spotted with any ladies. He hasn’t been involved in any affairs which make his relationship status single. There are rumors of his dating relationship with Marcia Pinna, but the pair has not talked anything about it.
It seems like he is shattered by the amount he had to pay because of his failed first marriage. Who knows!!
Does John Frusciante have a child?
He does not have any children yet.
Is he married?
He was married to Nicole Turley, the drummer and lead vocalist of Swahili Blonde, however, on October 19, 2015, the couple had a divorce.