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(Musician, singer-songwrite,r painter, actor)

Actor John Mellencamp is in a relationship and a father of four.

Relationship Facts of John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of John Mellencamp?

The prominent Musician John Mellencamp is in a long-time relationship with  Meg Ryan since Nov 2014.

He has even been in relationships with Christie Brinkley from 2015 – 2016 and had an encounter with Mariel Hemingway in 1991.

Earlier, he had even married Elaine Irwin 1992 – 2011, Vicky Granucci 1981 – 1989, and Priscilla Esterline 1969 – 1981.

He has altogether five children named Teddi Jo Mellencamp, Hud Mellencamp, Speck Mellencamp, Michelle Mellencamp, and Justice Mellencamp.

But there is no issue of separation between the blessed couple. Their relationship is depending on mutual trust and understanding. They both are loyal to each other.

Who is John Mellencamp?

John Mellencamp is a musician, singer-songwriter, painter, as well as and actor. He is famous for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock.

In the 1990s, he rose to the frame while “honing an almost startlingly plainspoken writing style.”

Additionally, he holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist. In 2008, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Furthermore, his biggest musical influences are Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, James Brown, and the Rolling Stones. This year, he will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

In which school did John Mellencamp attend?

Born on 7th October 1951 in  Seymour, the United States, the son of Richard Mellencamp (father) and Marilyn Lowe (mother).

His full name is Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, and John Cougar Mellencamp. He belongs to the American nationality as well as belongs to the German, Scottish, English, Scots-Irish Welsh, French, and remote Flemish.

He had eloped with his pregnant girlfriend Priscilla Esterline when he was at the age of 18.

Additionally, he has altogether four siblings named Ted Mellencamp, Joe Mellencamp, Laura Hackman, and Janet Kiel. Furthermore, in 1974, he graduated from Vincennes University.

John Mellencamp: Professional Career, Awards

Starting his career history, he had begun by recording The Kid Inside, the follow-up to Chestnut Street Incident, in 1977.

He had started playing in a cover band called Crepe Sole. In 1978, he eventually improved and released his single “I Need a Lover”.

This song hit in Australia, and then a Top 30 track in the U.S. upon it. In 1982, he had a big breakthrough came with the chart-topping album American Fool.

The next year (1983), he had enjoyed more commercial success with Uh-Huh, which became a Top 10 album on the strength of three hit singles

Similarly, he had acclaimed Scarecrow which featured a mixture of styles, from the uptempo “R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A in 1985. He continued to mature as an artist with his next recording.

In 1987, he had his recording named The Lonesome Jubilee which featured some experimentation with a folk rock-type sound. In 1992, he had tried his hand at acting. He directed and starred in a semi-autobiographical drama about a successful musician returning to his small-town roots.

Likewise, delivered Human Wheels, scoring a solid radio play with its title track and “What if I Came Knocking.” in 1993.

He had continued churning out music that reflected his musings on life and middle age via the albums John Mellencamp in 1998, Rough Harvest in 1999, and Cuttin’ Heads in 2001.

In 2009, he recorded new songs at a series of historic locations in the South, including the First African Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia, and Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. He also revealed his talents as a painter to a wider audience in 2012.

Furthermore, he released his first studio album in four years, the folk-and-blues infused Plain Spoken in 2014.

As so far, he has won the titles like century award in 2001, Best Male Rock Vocal Performance in 1983, and Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist in 1983.

Net worth

And earns a net worth of $2.5 million.

Is John Mellencamp involved in any rumors and controversies?

There was a rumor that his girlfriend Christie Brinkley is slamming the New York Post’s report that she broke up with him due to his “hellbent political opinions and redneck ways.”

Body Measurements

Moving towards his body measurements, he has maintained his height of 5 feet 8 inches.

His hair color is dark brown and his eyes color is blue. Besides this, there is no information regarding his other body measurements.

Social Media Profile

John is quite active on social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Currently, he has almost 36.1k followers on Instagram, more than 1.2 million followers on Facebook, and over 87.1k followers on Twitter.


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