Many people knew the name of Rory Feek, who's won the hearts of millions with his mesmerizing voice and memorable songs, but there are only a few who are familiar with his ex-wife, Tamara Gilmer. Gilmer's estranged husband is also a prolific actor who received three notable awards for his movie, Josephine.
Gilmer was born in the United States of America and holds an American nationality. Moreover, she belongs to a white ethnicity. To know more about Feek's personal life, read the article till the end.
Tamara's Marital Relationship with Rory Feek
Tamara Gilmer had enjoyed the most joyful moments with her beloved husband, Rory Lee Feek. The couple got married in a small, private ceremony held on 3rd October 1985.
After their wedding ceremony, the couple stood for over six years in a nuptial relationship, but later, they separated because of the lack of intimacy in 1992. Further, the duo divorce was finalized on 25th March 1992.
Shares Two Beautiful Children
Tamara Gilmer and her estranged husband, Feek are blessed with two beautiful daughters. Their older daughter, Heidi Feek was born on 3rd October 1986, in Beaufort, South Carolina. As of now, Heidi is working as a singer-songwriter and also portrays in various hit movies as well.
Similarly, the former couple also welcomed their second daughter, Hopie Feek in 1988. She is also an actress who portrayed in the biographical documentary, To Joey with Love. Currently, she is married to Wendy since 27th October 2018.
Gilmer's Estranged Spouse, Rory & Joe Marie's Nuptials
Tamara's ex-husband, Rory then married Joey Marie Feek with whom she started a country and bluegrass duo, Joey + Rory. The couple united as husband and wife on 15th June 2002.
The married pair further shared an adorable daughter, Indiana Boone Feek on 17th February 2014. At the time of birth, Indiana was born with the disease of down syndrome, but now, she is recovered and lives a healthy lifestyle.
All the things were alright, but Joey later diagnosed with metastatic cervical cancer. Sadly, his beloved spouse died on 4th March 2016. After the death of Joey, Rory took the responsibility of Indiana.
Fortune in Millions
Gilmer's former spouse, Rory's net worth is $3 Million as of early 2021. Similarly, he also maintains a handsome salary from his profession. In the United States, the average earnings of a singer-songwriter is $71,933, according to Salary Expert.
Take a look at the trailer of To Joey, with Love
Tamara's ex-husband, Feek directed a biographical documentary, To Joey with Love, which rated 8.4 out of 10 through 117 ratings. The documentary grossed $1,709,073 in the United States and $4,066 in other territories with total earnings of $1,713,139. Just like Rory, some other celebrities like Melora Hardin Young and Ashley Judd also featured and directed many blockbuster movies.
Books by Tamara's Former Husband, Rory
Gilmer's ex-spouse, Rory wrote his first book, This Life I Live: One Man's Extraordinary, Ordinary Life, and the Woman Who Changed It Forever in 2017. According to The New York Times, Tamara's book is listed Feek as the best seller, which rated 5 out of 5 stars through 844 ratings.
In this book, Rory expresses the love story between Joey and Rory and the final months with Joey in the time she was battling cancer. As of now, the book is listed at $11.99 on hardcover, which includes 125 used ($0.10), 45 new ($4.99), and five collectible ($7.80). Similarly, it also costs $9.99 for the Kindle edition.
Feek wrote his second book, The Cow Said Neigh!: A Farm Story with the help of an instructor of Bruno Robert on 2nd October 2018. As of now, the price of this book costs $11.92, including 28 used ($2.56) and 35 new ($5.10).
Rory also published a book, Once Upon a Farm: Lessons on Growing Love, Life, and Hope on a New Frontier on 19th June 2018. Currently, it listed in the cost of $11.06, consisting of 62 used ($1.79), 51 ($5.51), one collectible ($0.99), The Day God Made You (2020).
Ex-husband, Rory Honors Late Wife on 18th wedding anniversary
In the year 2016, Rory Feek's wife died of cancer. Joey is still a major part of his life that he shared with a daughter, Indiana.
The couple tied the knot in June 2002 and Feek says that he still pays tribute to this day.
“There are people that would say, ‘It would’ve been your 18th wedding anniversary.’ And, it is. She’s still wearing my ring. So am I,” he told Sheinelle Jones on Friday on the 3rd hour of TODAY from his farm in Tennessee, while showing his own wedding band that he was wearing.
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