Discover the diverse and talented family of the legendary Willie Nelson, iconic country musician. With a family of eight children, each has carved their own path in life and some have followed their father's footsteps in the world of entertainment.
Lana Nelson Fowler
Lana Nelson Fowler, Willie's oldest child, was born on November 11, 1953. The daughter of Willie and his first wife, Martha Matthews, she channeled her creative talents into film costume designing. She has been married twice and is a proud mother of four kids.
Born on May 23, 1956, Susie Nelson is another child from Willie's first marriage. Like her father, Susie has a flair for words and has published a biography about her iconic dad. She's currently married to Bob Rosenbaum.
William “Billy” Hugh Nelson Jr
Willie's third child with Martha Matthews, William ‘Billy' Hugh Nelson Jr, was born on May 12, 1958. Billy was working on a gospel-inspired album with his father before he tragically passed away.
Paula Carlene Nelson
Willie's union with his third wife Connie Koepke gifted him Paula Carlene Nelson, who was born on October 27, 1969. Paula followed her father's love for music and was named Female Artist of the Year by the Country Music Association of Texas in 2016.
Amy Lee Nelson
Amy Lee Nelson, born July 6, 1973, is another daughter of Willie and Connie Koepke. Amy ventured into directing with her documentary ‘Lovey: King of the Roadies'. She's also part of the duo Folk Uke.
Lukas Autry Nelson
Lukas Autry Nelson, son of Willie and his fourth wife, Annie D'Angelo, leads his band, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real. His music, much like his father's, is garnering a lot of attention.
Jacob “Micah” Nelson
Jacob “Micah” Nelson is another son of Willie and Annie D'Angelo. A musician like his father and brother, Micah has released music under the name Particle Son.
The last name on our list is Renee Butts, born January 22, 1953. Renee, a daughter of Willie and his friend Mary Haney, worked as a graphic designer. She was married to Joel Butts until her sad demise in 2017.