Lenedra Carroll is someone who has touched almost everything there is to touch, an American who has become famous as a businesswoman, writer, and mother of the singer Jewel Kilcher, nominated for the Grammy Awards and winner of many awards.
Lenedra Carroll was born in 1952 in the heart of Alaska. It was also here on a farm that the woman who was to become controversial and many other things including success was raised in poverty. Although specific details of her life and education remain hidden it is known that she had three brothers and sisters and that her father was Jasper Jewel Carroll while her mother was Arva Carroll. The highlights of her life revolved around her marriage with Atz who was a Mormon and her involvement in the entertainment industry.
In the industry, Carroll has been able to make her point not only as a singer and manager but also as CEO of a major entertainment company that serves the global market. Even if she is a woman who has won the admiration of many people. What always comes back to haunt her is the story her children especially Jewel have to tell about her. Even if the singer points out that she knows that her mother is only human.
Lenedra Carroll’s Husband, Family, and Children
One of the things that contributed to Carroll’s popularity as we have already pointed out is her family. She was first married to Atz Kilcher who was himself a singer and a television personality. Although little is known about their relationship or the date of their marriage what is known is that the marriage ended in 1982. Just as we knew nothing about the marriage we knew nothing about why it ended.
Before the end of the union, Lenedra and Atz had three children: Jewel Kilcher who was born in 1974 Atz Lee (1977) and Shane Kilcher who is the eldest of the children and was born in 1969. All the children are popular because they are all in the entertainment industry with the two boys being part of the reality series Alaska; The Last Frontier’ while Jewel is almost in many things like her mother but even more. She is a singer writer poet businesswoman and many other things.
Lenedra Caroll does not have one of the best relationships with her children especially Jewel who did not hide the fact that her mother left her when she was only 8 years old. More than that it is the fact that Atz Kilcher was awarded custody of the children including the jewel. To make matters worse after Lenedra left her husband became an alcoholic and was violent towards the children, especially Jewell who revealed how difficult it was for her when her mother left.
In her book however, Jewel revealed that even though it happened that way Lenedra Carroll became her manager for a while and that they even founded Higher Ground for Humanity a non-profit organization together before things went wrong between the two and the two separated without contact in 2010. Interestingly Caroll was unable to establish a relationship with her family even with her children and it was rather her husband who was an abusive father who managed to establish a good relationship with them.
After separating from Atz Lenedra remained single and did not remarry but Atz married Bonnie Dupre a television personality.
Facts about Lenedra Carroll
- She has gone from poverty to wealth
- Lenedra, as she is affectionately known is a singer, writer, and businesswoman.
She was unable to have a good relationship with her children, especially her daughter Jewel.
- Jewel revealed that Caroll contributed to her rise as a creative person
- She is a poet, consultant, teacher, and spokesperson.
- She has not remarried since she divorced her husband and it is not known that she has gone out in public with another person.
- Lenedra would have a net worth of $13 million. It is important to note, however, that this amount has not been officially confirmed.