Jessica Nesmith is best known for being the daughter of Michael Nesmith, an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the pop-rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees (1966–1968). Her dad died at his home on December 10, 2021, of unspecified natural causes, according to a family statement just 20 days shy of his 79th birthday.
She was born in September 1970 (age 51 years as of 2021)
Jessica Nesmith’s dad was married four times
Nesmith was married three times and had four children. He met his first wife, Phyllis Ann Barbour in 1964, while at San Antonio College. Together, they had three children: Christian, born in 1965; Jonathan, born in 1968; and Jessica, born in 1970. Nesmith and Barbour divorced in 1972.
Nesmith also had a son, Jason, born in August 1968 to Nurit Wilde, whom he met while working on The Monkees. In 1976, he married his second wife, Kathryn Bild.
In 2000, he married his third wife, Victoria Kennedy, but the marriage ended in divorce in 2011.
Jessica who has done Punk rock Karaoke cover of The Misfits occasionally posts photos of his dad on his social media pages.
Michael Nesmith Death & Cause
Michael Nesmith died at his home on December 10, 2021, of unspecified natural causes, according to a family statement sent to Rolling Stone magazine, 20 days before his 79th birthday.
“With infinite love we announce that Michael Nesmith has passed away this morning in his home, surrounded by family, peacefully and of natural causes,” his family said in a statement. “We ask that you respect our privacy at this time and we thank you for the love and light that all of you have shown him and us.”
Nesmith was forced to cancel the last four dates of his 2018 tour with Micky Dolenz due to a “minor health scare”. In an interview with Rolling Stone published on July 26 of that year, Nesmith said he had undergone quadruple bypass heart surgery and had been hospitalized for over a month.
Nesmith enrolled part-time at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he studied American history and music history after the Monkees’ TV series ended in 1968. In 1973, Nesmith founded the Countryside Records label with Jac Holzman, the founder of Elektra Records. In 1974, Nesmith started Pacific Arts Records and released what he called “a book with a soundtrack”, titled The Prison, as the company’s first release.
You May Also Like
Michael A. Ross is best known for being the husband of Markie Post, an American actress, known for her roles as bail bondswoman Terri Michaels in The Fall Guy on ABC from 1982 to 1985. Post died due to cancer on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at age 70. She had been diagnosed just under four years prior to her death.