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.
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. The couple had 2 children, Tommy Prine, And Jack Prine.
Meet Tommy Prine
Tommy Prine was born on October 4, 1995. Tommy is best known as the son of the late legendary multi-Grammy award-winning artist, John Prine. Tommy Prine started using the guitar at age 10 where he started picking melodies. Though he has crafted his unique sound over the years, he learned from observing one of the best.
Meet Jack Prine
Jack is the younger twin of Tommy. He was also born in 1995. He also follows the steps of his father. He is very passionate about songwriting and playing the guitar.