Jamie Wachtel is a famous portrait photographer residing in Los Angeles. She is the third wife of the late American singer, musician, and songwriter Scott Weiland, the Stone Temple Pilots frontman who died of thedrug over dose back in 2015.
Following the death of her husband, the Canton native started over her life and is now one of the renowned photographers. Wachtel first started her career as a model and later developed a strong passion for photography.
Early Life and Education
Jamie Wachtel was born in Canton, Ohio, U.S to the parents James and Karel Wachtel. Her nickname was Jimmy. From her early age she was interested in photography and at the age of twelve, she got her first camera.
She moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in modeling and got her first modeling project when she was just 16. She went on to work as a model as well as a producer, photo assistant and studio manager with the number of incredible photographers in Los Angeles.
Career and Net Worth
Jamie Wachtel is a photographer and painter and she has amassed an impressive amount of net worth from her career. Her paintings are kept in Purchase and Shipping for sale and the painting costs range from $300-$1200.
She became a household name in the media after she married Scott Weiland, the popular singer who sadly died due to the drug overdose. Her husband, Scott was best known as the lead singer of the band entitled Stone Temple Pilots.
After the terrible death of her husband, she put her 2.7-carat white gold and diamond engagement ring on eBay for sale with a starting price of $8,000. She explained why she did that on the post on her Facebook page where she wrote,
"This is the ring Scott gave me when he first proposed me. Eight months into this new chapter of my life, I need to part with it."
She didn't give any details of the ring and the total amount of her net worth is under the review. She's sold many paintings online and she's a famous photographer, hence we can estimate that her net worth is in six-digit figures.
Jamie Wachtel has been married twice in her life time. Prior Scott Weiland, she was married to a mystery man with whom she shares a son named Wolfgang. She then married Scott Weiland making her his third wife.
The couple was together for only two years. They first met each other when Jamie was photographing for a music video I'll Be Home for Christmas. Once in an interview with Heavy.Com Scott talked about how blessed he was to meet Jamie. He said,
"I am incredibly happy as I met her. She is incredibly beautiful in every aspect and I guess we will marry soon. She is the greatest thing that happened to me in a long, long time."
The couple tied the knot in 2013's summer in their Los Angeles home. The ceremony was attended by their close friends and families. The couple was living a blissful married life until Scott's death. He died on a bus tour to After Scott's death Jamie is probably single and she has not married anyone till date. Hence, we presume that she's still single.
Previously she was in a relationship with Wolfgang. When she was just 16 years old she moved to Los Angeles in order to pursue her career in the field of modeling. There she met Wolfgang and was together with him. The duo was even blessed with a son.