Where are Bob Dylan's children now? Iconic artist's family sees him as 'wisest, funniest, most humble'

Bob Dylan has six children of whom the eldest child was adopted by him after his marriage to first wife Sara


                            Where are Bob Dylan's children now? Iconic artist's family sees him as 'wisest, funniest, most humble'
Bob Dylan performs on stage (Getty Images)
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Ut's Bob Dylan's 80th birthday and on this occasion, his children shared what they thought about their father. Dylan was married to Sara Dylan till 1977 and the two share four children — Jesse Byron Dylan, Anna Lea, Samuel Isaac Abram and Jakob Luke. 

Dylan also adopted Sara's daughter Maria Lownds, who later became Maria Dylan. After divorce from Sara, Dylan married his backup singer Carolyn Dennis and the two had a daughter Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan. However, information regarding his marriage to Dennis or their daughter was kept away from the limelight until the publication of Howard Sounes's biography 'Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan' in 2001. The two divorced in 1992.

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Where are Bob Dylan's children now?

Maria Dylan

Maria who was adopted by Dylan after his marriage to Sara is currently living away from the spotlight. 

Jesse Dylan

Jesse is Sara and Dylan's first biological child and he is also in the entertainment industry. However, unlike his father, Jesse is a director and producer who has worked on multiple projects like 'American Wedding', a few episodes of 'Instant Def', and Will.i.am’s Emmy Award-winning music video 'Yes We Can'. He is also the founder of Wondros, which is a global creative agency and production company. According to Jesse's LinkedIn page, his company's mission is “to inspire passion, engage, and motivate people to take action in healthcare, cybersecurity, politics, and other areas for change."

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Anna Dylan

Anna Dylan follows in the footsteps of her eldest sister Maria and has remained away from the spotlight. She is also not present on any of the social media websites. According to a report in Daily Mail, however, she is an artist.

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Samuel Dylan

Not much is known about Samuel, except that he is married to Stacy Dylan and has a son Lowell Dylan, who reportedly has a disability that the couple had revealed while organizing a fundraiser. Lowell has Crohn’s Disease and speaking about this, Stacy said, "Lowell is now 14, and taking care of him, the younger of two children, is a full-time job and more. His care requires special diets and monitoring, along with dealing with tutors, doctors, specialists, massage therapists, hypnotherapists. I’m basically a case manager, mom and a cook.”

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Jakob Dylan

Jacob is one of the two children of Dylan's who followed in his footsteps and he became the lead vocalist of The Wallflowers. Jakob also has another similarity with his father and that is the way he keeps his personal life away from the spotlight.


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Yet, he once spoke about his father and said, "Other people have put that tag on [Bob] in some otherworldly sense. I say it as any kid who admired his dad and had a great relationship with him.” He also pointed out that his father would never miss his Little League games and he also collected all of the balls with which Jakob hit home run.

Desiree Dennis-Dylan

For the longest time, Desiree's birth and her relationship with Dylan had been kept a secret. Even Dylan's marriage to her mother had been a secret that was only outed in 2001. However, supporting Dylan, Desiree's mother Carolyn said, "to portray Bob as hiding his daughter is just malicious and ridiculous. That is something he would never do. Bob has been a wonderful, active father to Desiree."

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Carolyn Dennis (Getty Images)

At the time when Sounes' biography was published, Carolyn released a statement in which she also said, "Bob and I made a choice to keep our marriage a private matter for a simple reason — to give our daughter a normal childhood." Calling her dad "one of the funniest, wisest and most humble," Desiree said, "The world may know him as a lot of things, but to me he’s always been Dad. And I love him for it."

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