Toni Tennille Biography -Toni Tennille Wiki
Toni Tennille full name Cathryn Antoinette Tennille, is an American singer-songwriter and keyboardist.
Tennille graduated from Sidney Lanier High School and then for two years attended Auburn University in Alabama, where she studied classical piano and sang with the university’s big band, the Auburn Knights.
Tennille is best known as one-half of the 1970s duo Captain & Tennille with her former husband Daryl Dragon. She has also done musical work independently of her husband, including solo albums and session work.
Toni Tennille Age
She was born on May 8, 1940 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States.
Toni Tennille Sisters
She has three younger sisters; Jane Tennille, Louisa Tennille, and Melissa Tennille.
Toni Tennille Family
She was born to her father Frank who owned a furniture store and also served in the Alabama Legislature from 1951 to 1954 and her mother, Cathryn, who hosted a local television show. Her father had been a singer with Bob Crosby’s Bob-Cats. She has three younger sisters.
Toni Tennille Husband
Tennille married her first husband, Kenneth Shearer, in June 1962 at the age of 22. They divorced in late 1972. She then married Daryl Dragon on November 11, 1975. Tennille filed for divorce from Dragon on January 16, 2014, after 39 years of marriage. The divorce was finalized in July 2014. They remained close friends.
Captain and Tennille Divorce
Toni Tennille filed for divorce from Dragon in the State of Arizona on January 16, 2014, after 39 years of marriage. Dragon stated he was unaware of this until he was served with the divorce papers.
On January 23, 2014, The Washington Post reported health insurance related to health issues might be the reason for the divorce, as both issues had been referenced in divorce documents filed with the courts. Tennille had reported on her blog in 2010 her husband’s neurological condition was characterized by such extreme tremors he could no longer play keyboards.
The divorce was finalized in July 2014. In her memoirs, Tenille described their marriage as loveless and lacking physical affection.
On April 12, 2016, while appearing on The Today Show, Tennille confirmed her divorce from Dragon was finalized, and stated that the reason for the divorce was Dragon’s “inability to be affectionate”.
Toni Tennille Children
This information is being updated.
Toni Tennille Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $4.5 Million.
Toni Tennille Death
Toni Tennille is still alive.
Toni Tennille Albums
- More Than You Know (1984)
- All Of Me (1987)
- Never Let Me Go (1991)
- Things Are Swingin’ (1994)
- Incurably Romantic (2001)