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.
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
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.
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.