One of the easiest ways that many people have come to become famous is by simply getting involved with celebrities and people who are famous. It is the same way that Tamara Gilmer has come to be known. She is the former wife of American country singer Rory Feek. The two spent seven years together as husband and wife before their marriage finally ended.
Since the end of their Union, Gilmer who only rose to fame through the marriage has retreated to her private life so much that there is hardly a thing that is known about how she has fared since the divorce.
Tamara Gilmer – Biography
A very private person who has never wanted becoming popular, Tamara Gilmer has kept everything about herself very private, away from the public domain. As a result of this, information regarding her date of birth as well as birthplace, parents, and education are all not known.
In addition to that, what Tamara does for a living is not known as her fame stems completely from her marriage to her husband in 1985. As soon as the marriage came to an end in 1992, she simply stole away from any form of public appearance with not even details regarding where she lives.
Relationship with Rory Feek and Kids
A few years even before Rory Lee Feek became famous, he met a young woman named Tamara Gilmer. Although there is no information regarding how they met or even when it is known that the lovers got married in 1985. They remained together until 1992 when the union finally came to an end in a divorce. No reason has been made public on the reason behind the divorce.
Even at that point, Feek was yet to make his break and become famous as a songwriter and singer. In fact, it was until 1996 that his fame began as a songwriter and then until later in the 2000s that he started making a name for himself as a singer.
Before the end of her marriage to the country music singer and songwriter, Tamara had two children; Heidi Feek who was born in 1986 and Hopie Feek who was born in 1988. Heidi Feek has followed in the footsteps of her father in becoming a singer. She started her career in 2010 with the release of her album, Eden EP. Her next work, The Only was released in 2013.
The two kids were mostly raised by their father in Tennessee and there is no information as regards the involvement of Tamara Gilmer in their growing up. According to Hopie, who has come out as gay, the only mother figure she has ever had was Joey Fleek who her father later married.
All The Facts About Rory Feek’s Ex-Wife
1. Her Husband
Rory Lee Feek was born on April 25, 1965, in Atchison, Kansas, U.S. which is also where he was brought up. Even though he served in the military for some time, Feek was inspired into playing the guitar and ultimately starting music when he was only 15 by country legend Don Williams.
2. Fleek Got Married a Second Time After the Divorce
While after the divorce there is nothing that is known about Tamara Gilmer relationship wise, Fleek has gone on to marry for a second time, but that was only a decade after the first marriage ended. In 2002, he got married to Joey Feek. Joey Marie Martin, as she was born in 1975, was also a musician who joined her husband to form the music duo Joey + Rory.
Since she was a child, Joey had loved music and so she later moved to Nashville, Tennessee where she hoped to pursue a career in country music in 1998. It was there that she met Rory at a songwriter night. The two dated for some time before they walked down the aisle in 2002. In 2014, Rory and Joey welcomed their daughter Indiana who was born with Down syndrome. Not too long later, Joey was diagnosed with cervical cancer which was first treated with surgery.
However, it was discovered in 2015 that the cancer was back and had spread to her colon. On March 4, 2016, she died from the disease and Rory is now left as a single parent to their daughter Indiana with the support of his two older daughters.
3. Tamara Gilmer’s Net Worth
As already stated above, Tamara Gilmer is living a very private life, there is nothing that is known as regards her net worth or even what she does. However, her former husband has a net worth that is estimated at $3 million.