Zachary John Denver is the son of American singer-songwriter and humanitarian John Denver, who began his musical career with folk music groups in the late 1960s.
Who is Zachary John Denver Married to?
Most people didn't know that Zachary is a married man. Zachary has been married for a long time and currently enjoys a sound life with his wife, Jennifer Deutschendorf.
Together the couple shares one child, who is one of the beloved grandchildren of the late John Denver. As for Zak's wife, Jenny is a mysterious person who does not like to make a joint appearance with her spouse in public.
Jenny once caught the attention of the public eye with her mother-in-law Annie in 2010. She attended the Cesar Whispers In Aspen event organized by pro dog trainer Cesar Milan.
Zachary John Denver's Parents & Family
Zachary John Denver's father, John Denver, married his first wife Annie Martell of St. Peter, Minnesota. Annie is indeed the reason for his hit "Annie Song," which he composed within ten minutes after the two argued.
John Denver lived with his beloved wife, Annie Martell in Edina, Minnesota, from 1968 to 1971. However, John later continuously resided in Aspen until his last breath after his divorce and second marriage.
When it comes to family, John Denver and Annie Martell never gave birth to biological children. The singer, along with his wife, adopted Zachary John, and a girl Anna Kate Denver whom Denver said was "meant to be" theirs. The singer adopted Zachary John Denver in the early 1970s and celebrated his birthday on December 11.
Check out the clip of Zachary John Denver's late celebrity dad John Denver singing!
Denver was proud of the kids even though they weren't his own. John once added, "When I die, Zachary John and Anna Kate's father, boy, that's enough for me to be remembered" to express his love for his kids. Unfortunately, due to some unknown issues, John divorced his first wife, Annie, in 1982.
The musician said that career demands tore them apart. Martell also stated they were too young and immature to deal with Denver's huge success. However, there were also bad scandals. After the real estate settlement, John Denver reportedly nearly choked Martell and even cut their wedding bed in half with a chainsaw.
Zachary John Denver's Net Worth, Career
Zachary John and his sister Anna Kate inherited the whopping wealth and real estate properties built by their father, John Denver. Speaking of Denver's wealth, aside from his keen interest in music, he was also passionate about flying. In 1974, had bought a Learjet to take himself to concerts.
Not only that, John had a huge collection of vintage biplanes and owned a Christen eagle aerobic plane, including two Cessna 210 airplanes and an amateur-built Rutan Long-EZ. John Denver had a net worth of $70 million.
John Denver's Death
On October 12, 1997, John Denver passed away in a plane accident while taxing down the runway at Holbrook Municipal Airport in his vintage 1931 biplane. The singer-songwriter was announced dead after his light homebuilt aircraft hit Monterey Bay near Pacific Grove, California. The actual cause of death was multiple blunt force trauma resulting from the crash.
Zachary John Denver Quick Facts
- Zachary John Denver was the subject of a son, "A Baby Just Like You," which includes the line "Merry Christmas, little Zachary."
- Denver was 23 and in Durango when he learned the news of his father's death.
- Zachary has a sister Anna Kate who was adopted at the same time.
- Zachary John is the stepson of Australian actress Cassandra Delaney.
- Zachary is a half-brother of Jesse Belle Deutschendorf, John's daughter from ex-partner Cassandra.
- Denver is of Black or African ethnicity.
- Nephew of Teri Martell and Linda Nelson.