Speck Mellencamp

Mon Feb 03 2020
By   Manish

Speck Mellencamp is the son of John Mellencamp, an American musician who is widely popular for his heartland rock genre. For his outstanding musical performances, he received a Grammy Award for the best rock vocal performance on his song, Hurts So Good, and nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for his album, John Mellencamp: Get a Leg Up

Mellencamp was born as Speck Wildhorse Mellencamp in 1995in the United States of America. He is American by his nationality and hails from German heritage. Find more about Mellencamp's personal life in the following sections.

Who is Speck's Dating?

The 25-year-old Celebrity Child is currently not dating anyone. Speck is not fond of letting his personal information out in public, especially when it comes to his relationship status.

Some time back, he made the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The cops arrested him for public intoxication, but fortunately, he is now enjoying his freedom. Besides these, there are not many public appearances from him except with his father, John.

Mellencamp's Parents, John & Elaine's Marital Relationship

Mellencamp's guardian, John Mellencamp, and Elaine Irwin exchanged their wedding vows on 5th September 1992. Their nuptial was an intimate ceremony held between their close friends and family relatives.

The pair had their first encounter during the photoshoot of John's music album, Whenever We Wanted in October 1991and after the shooting, they began dating. They later got engaged in August 1992 after dating for ten weeks.

Speck Mellencamp's husband, John Mellencamp and Elaine Irwin
Picture: Speck Mellencamp's parents, John Mellencamp and Elaine Irwin 
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The couple became the parents of two children, Speck, and Hud Mellencamp. Their older son was born in 1994 and is currently running 26. Both of their sons made their first appearance in their father's music event at Farm Aid in 2009.

After living together for 18 years in a blissful marriage, the couple separated on 1st September 2010with an amicable settlement for their properties, and custody of their kids. They filed for divorce on 14th January 2011 and formalized on 12th August 2011.

Speck's Father (Mellencamp)'s Other Marital Records & Affairs

Mellencamp's dad, John, was married to his first wife, Priscilla Esterline, in a small and private ceremony in 1969. Their marriage, however, ended with divorce in 1981, after staying together for more than a decade.

Upon their divorce, Mellencamp took the responsibility of their daughter, Michelle Mellencamp, who born on 4th December 1970. Michelle now becomes the mother of an adorable daughter, Elexis Suzanne Peach (born in 1989).

More to that, John tied the knot with his second spouse, Victoria L. Granucci. Their wedding ceremony was held on 23rd May 1981, in the presence of their close ones.

Speck Mellencamp's father, John Mellencamp was married to Victoria L. Granucci and their children
Image: Speck Mellencamp's father, John Mellencamp's wife, Victoria L. Granucci with their children 
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Two months later, the pair welcomed two children, Teddi Jo Mellencamp (born on 1st July 1981) and Justice Mellencamp (born in 1985). Furthermore, Teddi Jo is committed to Edwin Arroyave, with whom she became the parents of Cruze and Slate Arroyave. On the other hand, Justice is the wife of Michael Moore.

The couple's marriage didn't last long due to some misunderstandings and separated at the beginning of 1989. Later, they divorced on 7th July 1989, settling out the child support for their children.

John was involved in a romantic relationship with an American actress, Meg Ryanafter divorcing Irwin in 2011. Unfortunately, they split up after dating for three and a half years in the middle of 2014.

Speck Mellencamp's father, John Mellencamp was engaged with an actress, Meg Ryan
Photo: Speck Mellencamp's dad, John Mellencamp went on an on-off relationship with Meg Ryan 
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After their separation, Mellencamp started dating a former supermodel, Christie Brinkley, in September 2015. During an interview with the media, the duo proclaimed that they weren't together anymore in August 2016.

John eventually patches up again with his former girlfriend, Ryan in July 2017. A year later, the duo got engaged in November 2018, but they then broke their engagement on 4th November 2019because of some personal problem arose in their relationship.

Speck Mellencamp's mother, Elaine Irwin with her current husband, Jay Penske
Photo: Speck Mellencamp's mother, Elaine Irwin with her husband, Jay Penske 
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On the other hand, Speck's mother, Elaine, is currently in a happy conjugal relationship with an American media and publishing entrepreneur, Jay Penske, since October 2012. They also welcomed a daughter in May 2013, but the identity is still a mystery to their fans.

Pleading Guilty for Public Intoxication

The 25-year-old Speck charged with public intoxication after breaking the law enforcement in Monroe County, New York, on 16th July 2017. The incident was caused by a conflict between Speck and his older brother out the Jimmy John's at Kirkwood Avenue and Dunn Street in Bloomington.

Speck Mellencamp was arrested for public intoxication
Photo: Speck Mellencamp was taken in custody for resisting law enforcement. 
Source: NY Daily News

At the time of the altercation, Speck has blood all over his face and wasn't able to give specific information about the cause of their conflict. The Mellencamp brothers were very uncooperative with the Monroe Co Correctional Police. 

As a result, Speck and his brother were sentenced to 25 hours of community service and 194days on unsupervised court probation.

Net Worth of Speck's Dad - $25 Million

Speck's father, John, has a net worth of $25 Million as of 2020. He earns a lucrative salary from his professional works. Other than that, an American musician in the United States earns $44,156, which might be similar to Mellencamp's annual income.

Speck Mellencamp's father, John Mellencamp bought a house in Bloomington, Indiana
Image: Speck Mellencamp's dad, John Mellencamp purchased a house in Bloomington, Indiana 
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Speck and his family currently reside in a lavish house located in Bloomington, Indiana, which was bought by his father in the 1980s. Their home is based on 10,000square feet, which include 30-foot fully designated ceilings with handcraft murals.

Speck's father also owned a new apartment in SoHo, Manhattan, nearby New York City, NY, which costs $2.3 Million. Their rooftop consists of two bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms on 1,800 square foot.


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