Annie D'Angelo Is Willie Nelson's Fourth Wife – Facts about Her
Annie D'Angelo is the fourth wife of the legendary country music artist Willie Nelson. They met in the mid-1980s and married in the early 1990s. The couple has grown their family, and their relationship has grown stronger.
Willie Nelson started his musical journey at an early age. When he was six, he learned to play the guitar, and shortly after, he began writing songs.
Before he was a teenager, he had begun earning money by singing in public places and continued through high school. After leaving school, he joined the U.S. Air Force, and by 1952, he married his first wife at 19.
Their union lasted for ten years, producing three children before their divorce. One year later, he married his second wife, but they divorced after eight years together.
That same year, he married his third wife, and they were together for 17 years before divorcing after having had two children.
After their divorce, Willie waited for three years before marrying his fourth wife, Annie D'Angelo. The couple welcomed two sons, Lukas Antry Nelson and Jacob Micah Nelson.
According to her second son, she is a powerful woman, and he once warned people not to mess with her. On March 8, 2018, as he celebrated International Women's Day on Instagram, he posted a picture of her and wrote:
"This is my mother, Annie D'Angelo Nelson. She is a powerful woman."
Annie Tries to Keep Her Life under Wraps
Annie has worked as a makeup artist in the entertainment industry. She was on the set of "Bachelor Party," "Hot Pursuit," "The Rosary Murders," "The Gladiator," "Gleaming the Cube," and more.
However, it was during her work on the set of "Stagecoach" in 1986 that she met her husband. When they met, she was known as Ann Marie D'Angelo.
Even though she is married to a famous star, she has tried to keep her life private. She has an Instagram page but did not mention her name in the bio, and the account is not open to the public.
Annie Is the Fourth Wife of a Country Music Legend
Annie and her husband married on September 16, 1991. Even though their marriage is the longest the musician has been in, they have had their fair share of ups and downs.
In an interview, Willie revealed that his wife has been with him through thick and thin. She stood by him when he was arrested several times for drug-related offenses.
She has helped him live a healthier lifestyle while also managing his finances. According to his friend, many people around Willie had grown dependent on him, causing him to spend more money catering to their needs.
The musician acknowledged that Annie was the real deal as he was not easy to live with because he was used to doing things his way. However, things were different with his fourth wife, and he believed she was special.
In September 2020, the couple's son wished them a happy anniversary as he posted a picture of them on his Instagram page. Currently, they have been married for 31 years.
Both of Annie's Sons Followed in Their Father's Footsteps
Before Annie and Willie married in 1991, they had welcomed two children. Their first son Lukas was born in 1988, and he followed in his father's musical footsteps.
He has a band known as Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and is a Grammy Award winner for being a co-producer for the music used in the 2018 romance musical movie "A Star Is Born."
The couple welcomed their second child Jacob in 1990. He also followed in his father's footsteps as a musician, and they have been known to tour together.
Jacob is a musician and an artist who describes himself as a professional amateur. He goes by the name 'Particle Kid' and incorporates visual art with his music through film, animation, and paintings.
Annie Went Full-on "Type A" to Protect Her Husband's Health
In January 2021, Willie Nelson left his cozy Texas ranch, where he enjoys life with his wife and animals, to receive his COVID-19 vaccination at a drive-up clinic.
Annie revealed in an interview that she was "Type A" about the COVID situation and that everything that came into their home was sterilized to ensure her husband's safety.
She further stated that they had both gotten their vaccination shots and were doing anything they could to help. Even though they were both tired the day after getting their shots, they obeyed instructions and let the vaccine do its job.