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Gordon Lightfoot Biography

Updated On 13 Dec, 2017 Published On 24 Jul, 2015
Gordon Lightfoot

Facts of Gordon Lightfoot

Date of Birth :
Age : 85 years old
Family Name : Lightfoot
Birth Country : Canada
Birth Sign : Scorpio
Height : 6 Feet

Relationship short Statistics of Gordon Lightfoot

What is Gordon Lightfoot marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Gordon Lightfoot have ? (name): 6 Children
Is Gordon Lightfoot having any relationship affair ?: Yes2 affair
Is Gordon Lightfoot Gay ? No

Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr., is a internationally recognized folk-rock legend and songwriter, who has achieved huge success in country music, folk and folk-rock. For his services to entertainment, he has been honored with the "Officer of the Order of Canada" and the "Companion of the Order of Canada". He has received 16 Juno awards and has earned 5 Grammy nominations. He earned an honorary doctorate of music from Lakehead University.

Talking about his personal life, he has been married twice till the date and has divorced both the time. From his first and second marriage, he has raised four children: two from first and two from the second. After his first marriage, he has been through some serious relationships and has raised two children with his girlfriends. There is no controversy about him seen so far.

Early Life

Gordon Lightfoot was born Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. on November 17, 1938, Orillia, Ontario, to Jessica and Gordon Lightfoot, Sr., who owned a large dry cleaning firm. 

Gordon Lightfoot Affairs

  1. Second Affair with Cathy Smith

    She is an occasional backup singer, rock groupie and legal secretary. She served 15 months in the California state prison system for injecting John Belushi with a fatal dose of heroin and cocaine in 1982.

  2. Third Affair with Cathy Coonley

    She is one of Lightfoot's girlfriend who has raised a son along with her boyfriend. The couple were never married.

Gordon Lightfoot Married

First Marriage with Brita

She is a Swedish lady who have raised 2 kids with her husband. The couple were together for 10 years.

Second Marriage with Elizabeth Moon

She is the second wife of Lightfoot. The couple were married for nine years and then got separated.

Gordon Lightfoot Children

SON : Fred

Mother: Brita

He is the first child born to Lightfoot and his wife. He was born healthy.


Mother: Brita

She was born safe and sound. Following her father's footstep, she now has become a singer.

SON : Miles

Mother: Elizabeth Moon

He was born safe and sound. His images can be viewed on the internet.

SON : Galen Magee

Mother: Unknown

He is one of Lightfoot's child whose proper details has not been disclosed yet.

SON : Eric Lightfoot

Mother: Cathy Coonley

He was born safe and sound. He is the fourth child born to Lightfoot and his girlfriend.

DAUGHTER : Meredith

Mother: Elizabeth Moon

She was born healthy. Her images can be viewed on the internet.

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