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Biography of American musician’s Ex-wife, Priscilla Esterline

Biography of American musician’s Ex-wife, Priscilla Esterline

Priscilla Esterline is famous as the ex-wife of American musician and actor John Cougar Mellencamp.

Cause of Death of Priscilla Esterline

She passed away at the age of 57 years old on 8 September 2012 at Adrian formerly of Tecumseh. During her last stage, she was looked after by her daughter Michelle Wilson and grandsons, Aron and Joshua.

Who is Priscilla Esterline Husband?

Priscilla Esterline was a divorced woman before her death. She lived a single life until her death after her divorce from John Mellencamp. She married John after dating for several years in the year 1970. From her marriage with John, she gave birth to a daughter named Michelle Mellencamp.

But the two divorced after being together for decades. They officially divorced in the year 1981 without revealing the reason for their divorce to their fans and followers.

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Caption: Priscilla Esterlineex-husband with his wife Elaine Irwin (Photo: married celeb)

Priscilla did not tie the knot with anyone after her divorce. While her husband, John married Vicky Granucci in 1981 and got divorced after being together for 11 years in 1989. He has two daughters from his marriage with Vicky named Teddi Jo Mellencamp and Justice Mellencamp.

After the end of his second marriage, John married Elaine Irwin in the year 1992. But even his third marriage did not last forever and they got divorced in 2011. From his third marriage, he has two sons and their names are Speck Mellencamp and Hud Mellencamp.

Born to American parents in Tecumseh, Michigan, in the United States on November 1, 1954. Her birth sign is Scorpio. She was born to parents LaVern (father) and Arvilla (Covell) Creger (mother). Esterline is of American nationality and comes from a white ethnical background. She had brown eyes with blonde hair color.

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Caption: Priscilla Esterline with her ex-husband (Photo: celebritynewsy)

Her ex-husband John Mellencamp is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Seymour, Indiana in October 1951. His full name is John Cougar Mellencamp. He attended Vincennes University.

Her Ex-Husband’s Career

Her ex-husband, John Mellencamp’s first recording was The Kid Inside. Later in 1977, he released his first album titled Chestnut Street Incident. He then played in a cover band, Crepe Soul. In the year 1978, John released his single “I Need a Lover”. The single was a hit in Australia as well as in the U.S. It became a Top 30 track in the U.S.

In the year  1982, he got his big break with the chart-topping album, American Fool. After that, he released an album titled Uh-Huh which was again another success and it became a Top 10 album during that time. The album included singles “Crumblin’ Down,” “Pink Houses” and “Authority Song.” Next in the year 1985, he recorded singles for his album titled ”Scarecrow”.

The album featured a mixture of styles and it also reached No.2 on the U.S.charts with its singles “R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A’,’ Small Town’ and as well as ‘Lonely Ol’ Night’. After that, he recorded an album The Lonesome Jubilee in 1987which featured a folk rock-type sound.

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Caption: Priscilla Esterline ex-husband John Mellencamp (Photo:nashvilleticketnews )

So far, he has received a Grammy Award and won 12 nominations. In the year 1982, he won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Performer for ‘Hurts So Good’. Later in 1991, he won the Nordoff-Robbins Silver Clef Special Music Industry Humanitarian Award. Similarly, John also holds the record for most songs by a solo artist to make it to #1 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Track chart.

Film Career

Apart from his successful music career, John has also appeared in a number of films. In 1992, he directed a film titled Falling from Grace where he also played a role. Then it appeared in films like Madison(2005), After Image(2001), and Lone Star State of Mind(2002).

He was also offered the role of Brad Pitt played in Thelma and Louise. Furthermore, in April 2007, he made an appearance as a “guest critic” on At the Movies, filling in for Roger Ebert.

What Is Her Ex-Husband’s Net Worth?

Priscilla Esterline’s ex-husband, John Cougar Mellencamp has a net worth of around $25 million as of 2019. He earned most of his wealth through his professional career as a musician, singer, and songwriter. He has gone on to sell more than 40 million albums worldwide. Also, he had 22 Top 40 hits in the U.S.

Besides, he also made a good amount of money through his acting career. He also appeared in some films like Madison, Lone Star State of Mind, Falling from Grace, and After Image.

Facts of Biography of American musician’s Ex-wife, Priscilla Esterline

Full NamePriscilla Esterline
Date Of BirthNovember 1, 1954
Age 67 years 8 months
DiedSeptember 8, 2012
Place Of BirthTecumseh, Michigan, the USA
SpouseJohn Mellencamp (m.1970–1981)
ChildrenMichelle Mellencamp
Parents LaVern (father), Arvilla (Covell) Creger(mother)
Star SignScorpio

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