Who Is Juanita Dorricott Married To? Her Life Before & After Bob Seger
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Juanita Dorricott is the American singer, songwriter, and musician Bob Seger’s wife. The couple has been married for almost three decades and is the parents of two children.

It has been some time since Doricot’s husband Seger decided to end his performing career. Although Juanita was not the first person Bob walked down the aisle with, she proved to be “the one” for the retired psychedelic vocalist.

So how did the couple manage to turn a chance meeting into a blissful journey that has gone so smoothly? Find out, along with some facts about Bob Seger’s third wife, Juanita Dorricot.

Juanita Dorricott Is From Ohio

Juanita Dorricott was born around 1964. She is also often called Nita.

The youngest of five children, Bob Seger’s wife with blue eyes and blonde hair was born in Kent, Ohio, but moved to Troy, Michigan at the age of 10.

Who Is Juanita Dorricott Married To? Her Life Before & After Bob Seger
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Doricotta once told me that her siblings started living all over the country as adults and that every summer they all meet on Mackinac Island.

“I love coming from a big family and am glad that my kids are close to their cousins,”

said Bob’s wife of 28 years.

Juanita Dorricott And Her Husband, Bob Seger Are Together Since 1990 

Doricotte married her husband Seger on 10 July 1993 in a small private circle at The Village Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Nita is 19 years younger than her vocalist husband.

Together they are the parents of a son Cole (born 1992) and a daughter Samantha Char (born 1995).

Juanita and the Detroit-born rock icon are said to have started dating in January 1991.

Who Is Juanita Dorricott Married To? Her Life Before & After Bob Seger
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Seger dedicated one of his songs, “You Take Me In”, to his long-time partner Doricot, who only found out about it after the album’s release. In fact, the singer admitted that he kept it a secret from her for three years. Another song he dedicated to his wife is “You Take Me In”. In addition, “Are You” was inspired by an incident when Nita bought children’s shoes on the internet.

The blonde mother of two and her husband divide their time between Orchard Lake Village and West Bloomfield, Michigan. They used to live in Oakland County, Mich.

Prior to Doricot, Seger was married to Rene Andriette. They were married in 1968, but the union lasted “one day less than a year”. Juanita’s husband then had a long relationship with Jan Dinsdale from 1972 to 1983. He then married the actress Annette Sinclair in 1987, but the two divorced a year later.

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Juanita Dorricott Was Also In Another Relationship Before Meeting Bob Seger

Ohio-born Juanita and Bob first met at the former Juke Box in Royal Oak around 1990.

Speaking to My Digital in September 2019, Cole and Samantha’s mother revealed that she met Bob through a mutual friend, but she was engaged to someone else at the time.

Doricotta explained that she was naive and not the star-struck type at the time, so at the time, she said she had no idea who he was. However, she could remember Bob telling her a joke about country singers.

Juanita eventually called off the engagement, and Bob threw himself into it to make a move. After a while, they became friends, fell in love, and quickly moved on – soon to celebrate their 29th wedding anniversary.

Nita said she still has the napkin with her phone number written on it.

A Brief About Juanita Dorricot’s Rockstar Husband, Bob Seger

As already mentioned, Dorricot’s long-time singing partner Seger is a hard rock vocalist who achieved his greatest national success with Live Bullet (1976), a multi-platinum album. In 1976, Bob became a national artist with the studio album Night Moves.

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Bob’s career, which began in the 1960s, has spanned more than six decades, selling more than 75 million records worldwide, making the Nita man one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012. A father of two, Doricott was named Billboard’s 2015 Legend of the Year at the 12th Annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards.

In March 1987, Bob & the Silver Bullet Band (formed by Seger in 1974) received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for their contributions to the music industry.

Is Juanita Dorricott’s Husband Still Recording?

In September 2018, Bob Seger announced his final tour, Travelin’ Man. At that time, Seger also announced that although he may continue to record, Travelin’ Man was the end of his touring career.

Who Is Juanita Dorricott Married To? Her Life Before & After Bob Seger

In addition, Nita’s husband gave further confirmation of the end of his career in June 2021, the month he also lost his close friend and saxophonist Alto Reed.

The emotional Seger said after his friend’s passing that he couldn’t imagine going on tour again.

Dorricot’s Son Is A Filmmaker

Dorricot and Seger’s first child, Christopher Cole Seger, is an award-winning film director and screenwriter working for NRM Streamcast and Ten6ths Productions. He has been passionate about storytelling since childhood. Cole studied English Literature at the University of Auckland and Auckland Community College.

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Dorricot and Bob’s only son briefly apprenticed with the Auckland Press and in various retail roles. He then attended the Michigan Film Institute to study film production. For his graduation film, Carrying The Weight, Cole received an award for Best Short Screenplay.

Samantha, the daughter of Nita and Bob, is a former student at Auckland University.

Juanita Was Married To A Navy In The Past 

Before Bob, Doricot was married to Jack W. Doricot, a deceased US Navy serviceman. Her ex-husband Jack died of Alzheimer’s disease on 4 August 2014. Doricot’s ex-husband was born in Akron and attended the College of Wooster, the University of California, and Kent State University. Juanita’s former spouse was also a law professor and had received his doctorate from Kent State University.

However, it is not clear what led Doricot to divorce her ex-husband Jack.

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Juanita’s Husband Bob Is Rich 

From a career spanning almost six decades, Doricot’s husband, Grammy Award-winning heart-rock musician Bob Seger, is reported to be worth more than 60 million US dollars. And with hundreds of tours, multi-platinum recordings, and more than a dozen albums, this should come as no surprise.

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He also owns a 30 000 square meter mega-mansion on Laplaya Lane in West Bloomfield, Michigan.

On the other hand, the net worth of Seger’s wife Juanita is a whole different ball game of conjecture and theorizing, especially when it comes to estimating her wealth.

Some Additional Facts About Juanita Dorricott

  • She is a country music lover.
  • Both Nita and her husband are keen golfers and enjoy playing together, especially on the shores of Lake Michigan.
  • Juanita loves living in Michigan.
  • She loves homemade mashed potatoes and homemade biscuits.

Quick Facts About Juanita Dorricott

Full Name: Juanita Dorricott
Gender: Female
Country: America
Husband Bob Seger
Married Bob Seger
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Blonde
Status Married
Nationality American
Kids Cole and Samantha Char