Who is Deborah Gillespie? Meat Loaf’s wife? Singer married post divorcing wife of 25 years

Singer Meatloaf died Thursday, Jan. 20 at the age of 74. The rock star’s wife, Deborah Gillespie, was by his side at his death, and for the past 14 years, she Always by his side.

A statement released by the family on the passing of Meatloaf, also known as Michael Lee Addy, wrote: “It is with heartbreak that we announce that the incomparable Meatloaf passed away tonight by his wife Deborah.

Daughters Pearl and Amanda, along with close friends, have been with him for the past 24 hours. His astonishing career spanned 6 years, saw him sell over 100 million albums worldwide, and acted in over 65 films including Fight Club, Focus, Rocky Horror Picture Show and Wayne The world of grace”. We know he means a lot to many of you and we are so grateful for all the love and support as we go through a time of grief to lose such an inspiring artist and beautiful man. We appreciate your understanding of our need for privacy at this time.

From his heart to your soul…never stop rocking! Before Gillespie, the “Hell Bat” singer was married to Leslie Aday. Some of the other singers who have died recently include Johnny Ventura, Lil Meri and Greg Gilbert.

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Who is Deborah Gillespie?

Singer Meatloaf and his fiancee Deborah Gillespie attend the legendary Clive Davis pre-Grammy Awards party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 9, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California.

Gillespie is from Canada and she is Meat Loaf’s second wife. They married in 2007 and stayed together until his death. They don’t have any children, but she is the stepmother of his ex-wife’s two daughters. The couple spent their time between Los Angeles and Texas, where the rock star came from.

Her IMDB profile shows she starred in two documentaries for Meatloaf, Meatloaf: Living with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (2004) and Meatloaf: Finding Paradise (2007). Little is known about her, as she has always been a private figure and has not chosen to share details of their relationship publicly.

Leslie was the secretary at the Bellsville studio in Woodstock, New York, where he recorded “Bat Out of Jail.” Album producer Todd Rundgren said “meat patties kind of like” Leslie, then Leslie G Edmonds. The pair began dating in 1975 and married four years later at Todd Rundgren’s home on February 23, 1979.

Talking about how Meatloaf proposed to Leslie, Lundgren said that instead of asking her out for dinner or a movie, Meatloaf made what Lundgren called “his first” at the Bear Cafe. big move”. Meatloaf “had a package he brought from New York and handed her, and it was a huge whole salmon. It was like a bear proposed to his mate. Not a ring, but a salmon,” he said.

Leslie already had a daughter, Pearl, whom Meat Loaf adopted. They then had another child, Amanda, who divorced in 2001 after 25 years of marriage. Amanda Aday is best known for her role as Dora Mae Dreifuss on the TV show Carnival. Pearl himself became a singer.