Nancy Wilson Biography

Updated On Jul 21, 2019 Published On Dec 08, 2015
Facts of Nancy Wilson
Date of Birth: 1954 , March-16
Birth Nation: United States
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Nancy Wilson full name Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actress, and producer. She is a member of the popular band named Heart.

Early life

She was born on 16th March 1954 in San Francisco, California, the United States to parents Lou Wilson and John Wilson. Her mother was a concert pianist and choir singer and her father was a musician and singer.

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She is the youngest daughter of her parents. She has two sisters. She is American and is of white ethnicity.

Married life and Divorce

On July 27, 1986, she got married to Cameron Crowe. He is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. They have two twin sons who were born on January 2000.

In June 2008, the couple announced that they are separated and they filed for divorce on 23, September 2010 citing “irreconcilable differences". After twenty-four years of marriage, the couple's divorce was finalized on 8 December 2010.

Soon after her divorce, she began her love affair with Geoff Bywater. He worked in music production on television shows for Fox. The couple got engaged in 2012. Soon after their engagement on 28, April 2012, the couple got married.

They are still together and happy with being each other loving spouse.

Career and net worth

Nancy Wilson rose to fame as a guitarist for the famous band Heart, alongside her sister Ann Wilson.

Together they have released several hit albums during the late 1970s and 1980s. They are best known for their albums Little Queen, Dreamboat Annie, Bad Animals, and Heart.

Apart from that, her band's hit singles include songs like Barracuda, Crazy on You and Magic Man to name a few.

Nancy is also the composer of the soundtracks for movies like Vanilla Sky, starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz, and Elizabethtown, featuring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst, to name some.

Net worth and Earnings

She earns a huge amount of salary and her net worth is $15 million dollars. Nancy Wilson made the most of her net worth from the sales of her record albums.

Some of the albums with their estimated earnings are given below:

  • Dreamboat Annie (1975): $1,560,000
  • Magazine (1977): $1,430,000
  • Little Queen (1977): $4,16

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    Born in Francisco, California, United States

    March 16 , 1954

    Nancy Wilson was born in San Francisco, California, United States to parents Lou Wilson and John Wilson. Her mother was a concert pianist and choir singer and her father was a musician and singer. She is youngest daughter of her parents. She has two sisters. She is American and is of white ethnicity.

    Married to Cameron Crowe

    July 27 , 1986

    Nancy Wilson has been married twice. She got married for first time on 27 July, 1986. Her husband was Cameron Crowe. He is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. They have children together. They were perfect couple and having great time together.

    Divorced with Canerone Crowe

    December 8 , 2010

    In June 2008, the couple announced that they are separated. They filed for divorce on 23, September 2010 with reason mentioned “irreconcilable differences". After twenty four years of marriage, the couple divorced was finalized after some month of they filed divorce and that was on 8 December, 2010.

    Twin Sons

    2000

    After fourteen years of marriage, Nancy Wilson became mother for first time in her life. She and her husband Cameron Crowe welcomed their twin sons in January 2000 together. They named them William James Crowe and Curtis Wilson Crowe.

    Married to Geoff Bywater

    April 28 , 2012

    Soon after her divorced, Nancy Wilson began her love affair with Geoff Bywater. He worked in music production on television shows for Fox. The couple got engaged in 2012. Soon after their engagement on 28, April 2012, the couple got married.

    Joined rock band Heart

    1974

    Nancy Wilson left school in the mid to joined rock band Heart in West Vancouver. Her older sister Ann was already one of the established members of that band and often invited her to join. She finally joined that band in 1974.

    Debut album of band Dreamboat Annie

    1975

    In 1976, Heart debut album was released by Mushroom Records. The album was released in Canada in October 1975 and it was released in United States on 14 February 1976. 30,000 copies were sold out of Canada within few month of its released.

    Won Star on the Walk of Fame

    2012

    Nancy Wilson has been nominated for several prestigious awards. Among them she once won Star on the Walk of Fame in 2012. She and her older sister, Ann shared that award.   It was the most memorable moment for both.

    Death of her Mother

    2006

    In 2006, her mother became ill. Nancy Wilson and her sister Ann cancelled their biggest concert. Nancy, Ann and Lynn three sisters sang their mother favorite songs all night. They lost their great supporter, fans and most beloved person that day.