4 Famous Musicians Who Fathered [Extremely] Many Children
As fans, we often wonder how much of our favorite artists' lives are like us - their hobbies, interests, and how many kids they have. Most of them have just one or two children and stop there. However, some musicians prefer to have more children. Like with awards and recognitions, it seems the adage "the more, the merrier" applies to having kids. Here are some iconic musicians who fathered many children:
Willie Nelson - 7 Children
The outlaw country musician who fathered many children - seven kids across three of his relationships - is still active and performing at 87! With his first marriage with Martha Matthews from 1952 to 1962 gave Willie Nelson three children: Lana (1953), Susie (1956), and Willie "Billie" Hugh (1958 - 1991)
With his third wife, Connie Koepke, he had two daughters Paula Carlene (1959) and Amy Lee (1973). Lastly, Willie's fourth wife, Annie D'Angelo, bore him two sons Lucas Autry (1988) and Jacob Micah (1990).
Bob Marley - 11 Children
Preaching about love and peace, fans are not surprised that Bob Marley is a musician who fathered many children. Tuff Gong himself has a total of 11 children from seven partners throughout his life. First was with Alpharita Constantia "Rita" Anderson: Cedelia (1967), David "Ziggy" (1968), and Stephen (1972.) Additionally, Bob also adopted Sharon (1964), Rita's child from a previous marriage. Bob also took in Stephanie (1974), Rita's child from an affair.