Who is Mike Nesmith’s wife? Singer, 78, remained good friends with all 3 wives

Michael Nesmith was married three times and had a total of four children


                            Who is Mike Nesmith’s wife? Singer, 78, remained good friends with all 3 wives
Michael Nesmith aka Mike Nesmith (Photo by [email protected])
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Michael Nesmith, fondly known as Mike Nesmith, died on Friday, December 10, 2021. He was best known as the singer and guitarist for the iconic pop-rock band the Monkees. The musician died of natural causes. He was 78. The unfortunate news of his demise was shared by his family via an official statement as they asked his fans to respect their privacy. According to Rolling Stone, the family shared, “With Infinite Love we announce that Michael Nesmith has passed away this morning in his home, surrounded by family, peacefully and of natural causes.”
 
The statement further read, “We ask that you respect our privacy at this time and we thank you for the love and light that all of you have shown him and us.” Mike Nesmith was one of the original members of the group including Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Davy Jones. While Jones and Tork passed away in 2012 and 2019 respectively, Dolenz and Nesmith had performed in November 2021 as a part of their farewell tour. Speaking of celebrity deaths, we recently lost Lisa Banes in a hit-and-run accident. The 'Deliverance' star Ned Beatty too left us for the heavenly abode. Other celebrities that we lost in the last few months include Chick Vennera, Jay Jay Philips, Carmen Salinas, Greg Tate, DMX, Jay Black, Mort Sahl, Jeanette Maus, and others.
 
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Who is Michael Nesmith’s wife?

Michael Nesmith was married three times and had a total of four children. The renowned musician first tied the knot with Phyllis Ann Barbour in 1964 and had three kids. They divorced in 1972, He then walked down the aisle with his second wife identified as Kathryn Bild in 1976. They too headed for a split after staying in the marriage for 12 years. Kathryn is apparently a songwriter. Nesmith then got married to Victoria Kennedy in the year 2000 but, unfortunately, this marriage too resulted in a divorce in 2011. The singer had his fourth kid with Nurit Wilde but it did not result in a marriage.

Interestingly, Michael Nesmith’s second wife Kathryn Bild got back to him after the latter had a health scare. In an interview with Starts at 60 in 2019, the singer had revealed, “I have a very unusual relationship with my ex-wives. My second ex [Kathryn] moved back in with me. She got very ill and she called to ask me. She’d been gone for years and she asked if she could come and stay with me, telling me she was very ill and under the care of a doctor, but she was being driven crazy by being in hospital.” He also shed light on his relationship with his third wife Victoria adding, “My third wife, Victoria, has moved on and found herself better wings and more lift! She took off. But we’re still in touch, we know where each other live. We’re very collegial.” On the work front, Nesmith was famous for penning hits like ‘Mary, Mary’, ‘Circle Sky’, ‘Listen to the Band’ and ‘The Girl I Knew Somewhere’.

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‘Mike Nesmith was innovative and humble yet overlooked’

Social media users logged into Twitter to bid the singer one final goodbye. “When a Monkee goes, there goes a big chunk of my childhood. And heart. DYK… Nesmith launched what would become MTV. He was really into music videos before music videos were a thing. RIP Mike Nesmith”, said one devastated fan as another stated, “I feel privileged to have seen @TheMonkees farewell tour with @TheMickyDolenz1& #MikeNesmith  in September. #TheMonkees always brought me joy through their show & music throughout the years & I’ve passed that appreciation on to my kids. Thank you Mike and RIP.”
 
The next one shared, “RIP #MikeNesmith. I can't believe I'm writing this.  I love the #Monkees so much!  They were my favorite group growing up.  At 37, still my favorite.  I saw Davy many times, Peter once, & Micky 3 times.  Never saw Mike.” Another posted, “RIP Mike Nesmith I absolutely loved them in the 60s you cannot not sing a long and tap your foot to a monkees song!”  One user stated, “Rest in Piece Mike Nesmith. I always liked the woolly hat.” Another stated, “Mike Nesmith was a great guy innovative and Humble yet overlooked and under appreciated the only good thing to come out of this is hopefully he gets the respect he deserves Rest Easy Buddy.”  While, one user concluded, “I’m heartbroken to learn of #MikeNesmith’s passing. I fell in love with all four Monkees as a toddler & never stopped loving them. They were my first favorite band. I ordered this album off the TV when I was 4! My husband & I chose “I’m a Believer” as our song. #RIPMikeNesmith”
 

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