Troy Dendekker is the wife of late Bradley Nowell, an American musician, lead singer, and guitarist of the band Sublime. Troy became widow just after one week of marriage, and now she has moved on with her life and is happily married to her second husband.
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Troy Dendekker Bio
Troy Dendekker was born in 1970 in the United States. Any further details about her birth, family or relatives are not disclosed by Troy. Both her nationality and ethnicity is American.
Troy Dendekker Age, Height and Weight
Troy Dendekker is now 52 years old and yet she is attractive. Her body measurement is 35-25-36 inches. Her height is around 5 feet 8 inches and her weight is 58kg. She is a blonde with blue colored eyes.
Troy Dendekker Career
Troy Dendekker's career is not known to the public. However, it is said that Troy used to sing back in her days.
Troy Dendekker and Bradley Nowell
Sublime released the album 40oz. to Freedom and Robbin' the Hodd in Bradley's career in Sublime. Both albums were successful commercially and critically. Bradley played in several bands before he formed Sublime. Then in 1988, he formed Sublime with Eric Wilson in the bass and Bud Gaugh in drum.
Troy Dendekker and Bradley Nowell Troy and Bradley got married on May 18, 1996. They got married in Las Vegas and the wedding theme was Hawaiian. The couple already had a child before getting married. They had a baby boy born on June 25, 1995, whom they named Jakob James Nowell.
Death of Bradley Nowell
Bradley was addicted to the use of heroin. He had his health worsening in that time. But as he met with Troy and the couple had a son together, Bradley started to pull himself together and became sober eventually.
Troy and Bradley were happy together and even got married. But this didn't last for long as Bradley was found dead on the morning of May 25, 1996, just a week after his marriage to Troy. Later it was found that the reason for his death was the overdose of heroin.
His band Sublime was about to begin their five-day tour from Northern California, followed by a European and East Coast tour. However, during their stay in San Francisco at the Ocean View Motel, the drummer of the band, Bud Gaugh woke up and found Bradley lying on the floor next to his bed.
Later Sublime released a self-titled album, Sublime and subsequently released several album compilations which featured hundreds of song which Bradley had recorded in his life.
Troy Dendekker re-marriage
Troy was a normal woman before marrying Bradley.
With his marriage with him and sudden death, she became the talk of the town. After Bradley's death, she led a normal life with her son. But everyone needs someone to lean on, so Troy made a decision of getting married for the second time in her life.
Troy Dendekker got married for the second time to Kiki Holmes and shared their vows in a very private ceremony on November 1, 2002. The couple is happily married and in 16th year as husband and wife. Troy Dendekker and Kiki Holmes
Troy Dendekker Son
Troy's son Jakob is now a grown-up man.
He is of 23 and has been walking in the same path as his father's. Jakob has his own band, LAW, which consists Jakob himself on vocal and guitar, Logaun Spellacy on bass, Aidan Palacio on the lead guitar and Nick Aguilar on drums.
Talking about what makes his band stand out to his father's Jakob said,"Our music isn't to promote any kind of weed smoking or partying - there's no lyrics of surfing or skating. Although that's all cool, we feel that that wasn't the goal of what Sublime was doing.Bradley Nowell with Jakob and his dog
Although that may have been a big part of where they came from and their lifestyle, it's not where we come from They came from reggae, but we take from certain darker aspects of reggae if anything. " He further said about LAW, " Ultimately, our style will be this analog; an old-school-straight-forward attack that we are hoping can get people excited that rock can exist...
and it can exist in this new re-realized form by this new wave of youthful people who are pissed off and angry about the right things... the base formula that we stick with is what I believe my father created and what he really nailed.
Genuine and no-nonsense is the note that we take most from that SoCal style. "
Troy Dendekker Net worth
Thanks to her late husband, Bradley Nowell, because of whom Troy has this net worth today.
Troy Dendekke net worth is $1 million
Sublime had already released albums when Bradley was alive and after his death too, they released a self-titled album and subsequently released others which were recorded by Bradley when he was alive. So no doubt, all the money of Bradley's share went to Troy.
The album which was released after Bradley's death Sublime alone earned $3,165,342 from his video sales only.