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About Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford - All Her Personal Life Details and Pictures

Published Fri Feb 12 2021 By Aashika
About Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford - All Her Personal Life Details and Pictures

Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford is a musician who is the founder of the 'Honeys' band of the 1960s. She has been contributing as a singer for almost six decades. 

She was born on 6th February 1947, in Chicago, Illinois, and her zodiac sign is Aquarius. Rutherford has a younger sister, Diane Rovell who is also a singer. She grabbed more attention from the media and audiences after marrying Brian Wilson

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Net worth: $10 million

Marilyn Rutherford has an impressive amount of net worth that is $10 million. She is a singer and founder of bands through which she earns considerable income. 

Since 1961, the musician has been working in the music industry. Marilyn started her career with the group 'Honey' with members Diane Rovell and Ginger Blake.

Later, founded the group 'American Spring' along with her sister. However, she has also appeared in some shows like 'The Beach Boys: An American Family', 'Wilson Phillips: Still Holding On',  and 'Love and Mercy'.

Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford with her 'Honey' band member Diane Rovell and Ginger Blake.
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Married Life with Mr.Wilson  

The musician, Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford and Brian Wilson tied the knot on 7th December 1964. 

The two met when she was 15 and Wilson was 20 while attending a concert of the Beach Boys at Pandora's Box in October 1962. They were happy but later turned into the department. The pair are parents of two children during their marriage. 

A picture of Marilyn with her first husband Brian Wilson, the co-founder of  'Beach Boys' band.
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Reason Behind Divorce

In 1979, Marilyn Rutherford and her Husband Brian Wilson decided to separate after having 15 years of married life. The valid reason behind it was a mental health issue of Mr. Wilson when his father's death. The increased erratic behavior of Brian was affecting their two children. 

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After that, Marilyn told him, 'I love you, but the girls have got to have a normal home life." By understanding the situation, both made a mature decision and got split. 

Has Two Children

'American Spring' co-founder is the mother of two adorable and talented daughters. Her children, Carnie Wilson, and Wendy Wilson are following their parents' footsteps and are singers in the music industry as well as television personalities. The two have made a successful career in pop music. 

Marilyn Wilson's two daughters Carnie Wilson and Wendy Wilson.
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After Separation with Musician

Wilson's former wife has remained with a man whose surname is Rutherford but has not revealed his first name. Her current husband is a real estate agent in Los Angeles, California. Besides that, she has not opened up about her life-related info.

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Similarly, the co-founder of the 'Beach Boys' band also moved on with Melinda Ledbetter. The two exchanged the vows in 1995 which has been over two decades. Recently, on 6th January, Mr. Wilson tweeted his wife to wish them their 26th anniversary. They share five children and are happy with their married life. 

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