John Edward Prine was born on October 10, 1946, in Maywood, Illinois, U.S. Prine was an American country folk singer-songwriter, composer, recording artist, live performer, and occasional actor from the early 1970s until he died. His humorous style of original music that has elements of protest and social commentary made him well known.
Throughout the 73 years he spent on earth, Prine married three times. His first marriage was Ann Carole, his girlfriend from high school in 1966. The marriage lasted until the late 1970s.
Prine also married bassist Rachel Peer from 1984 to 1988. Prine met his final wife, Fiona Whelan. They got married in 1996. Fiona later became his manager.
Who Is John Prine’s Wife Fiona Whelan?
Fiona Whelan is best known as the wife of the famous songwriter and guitarist. Fiona was born in Ireland and first worked as a recording-studio business manager in Dublin.
In 2015 when John’s longtime manager, Al Bunetta passed away, Fiona took over to become John’s full-fledged manager.
How did John Prine and Fiona meet?
Fiona met John Prine in 1988 at an after-party at the Blooms Hotel in Dublin during his tour in Ireland.
According to Prine,