Annie D’ Angelo and Willie Nelson make up the perfect couple. A legendary voice in the world of country music, Willie Nelson is known not just for his music but also for his work in trying to legalize marijuana. But for all the success Willie has achieved in his professional life, his personal life was filled with troubles. After a disastrous first marriage with Martha Matthews who would physically abuse Willie and two more divorces, Willie found his way to Annie D’ Angelo. The pair have been together for nearly three decades and still share the same love. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Annie D’ Angelo.
Early Life and career:
Annie D’Angelo was born on the 29th of April 1963. Born and raised in the United States, Annie has revealed little about her early life. A make-up artist, Annie’s first work was in the movie Bachelor Party, starring Tom Hanks, Adrian Zmed, Wiliam Tepper, and Tawny Kitaen. In 1987, Annie worked as a make-up supervisor for Hot Pursuit, and as a make-up artist for The Rosary Murders. The next year saw Annie work on a few movies including, Where the Hell’s That Gold? and Gleaming the Cube.
Meeting Willie and getting married:
Willie and Annie met at the set of Stagecoach in 1986. At that time Willie was still married to Connie Koepke. The pair began dating after Willie’s divorce and tied the knot in 1991 with the ceremony held at St. Alcuin Church in Nashville, Tennessee. In their 29 years of togetherness, the pair have two lovely children, Lukas Nelson, born on 25th of December 1988, and Jacob Micah Nelson, born on the 24th of May 1990. The family of four lives alongside Willie’s precious children in Hawaii.
Since their marriage in 1991, Annie has been instrumental in helping Willie get his life back together. One of the best things she did was reorganize his finances. Around the time, Willie had a huge payroll and a lot of people were sponging off him. But Annie managed to change things substantially and helped Willie to rescue his payroll. Annie also joined Willie in his marijuana activism and is the owner of a line of edibles in 2017, called Annie’s Edibles. Talking about her products, Annie revealed,
“I make my infused chocolates for people who want to enjoy gourmet cannabis chocolate in a controllable way. It’s important that my chocolates are suitable for those with diet restrictions – whether someone is vegan, has Celiac Disease or gluten allergies, requires a low or balanced sweetener diet or if they have a low tolerance to cannabis they can still enjoy the benefits of my infused chocolates.”
A hard time:
Willie is not the easiest person to get along with. He has been quite open about his struggles with his previous wives and admits that he has learned a lot from his previous marriages. Talking to Parade, Willie revealed,
“well, I now understand a lot more than I did. I’m not easy to live with. I’m pretty temperamental, you know. I’ve been used to doing things my own way for so long that I’m not interested in any suggestions. There was friction with my other wives. But it seems like Annie and I did okay with each other. It takes a special person to live with me.”
Both of the two children from Willie and Annie has followed in the footstep of their father. Lukas is a lead vocalist and guitarist for the country-rock group “Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.” Besides releasing several albums including Naked Garden (2020), Turn Off the News (Build a Garden) (2019), Luckas has worked as a film score composer for the movie A star is born. He won BAFTA Award for Best Film Music alongside Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.
As for the second son, Jacob Micah Nelson, he is a wannabe musician. Jacob grew up joining his father in the country music tours. Jacob also performed in several musical gigs alongside his elder brother Lukas & his band members. In 2007, Jacob released his Christian/Gospel album “I Beleive.” Since Jacob is yet to come with any major songs.