Troy Dendekker Biography, Age, Husband, Net worth, Life Lessons

Who is Troy Dendekker?

Troy Dendekker is a musician, drug activist, and mother of four. She is an American and famously known for being the wife of the late Bradley Nowell, an American guitarist and the lead singer of the band Sublime. Her fame began after her husband Bradley Nowell died in 1996 from a heroin overdose when his band, Sublime, was on tour in a San Francisco hotel.

The only child Bradley and Troy gave birth to also follows in his Dad’s footsteps of being a singer. And at the same time, he also helps his Mom with her drug activist. Do you want to learn more about the Troy Dendekker biography? Read till the end of this article.

Profile Summary

NameTroy Dendekker
Age52 years
Date of birthMarch 8, 1971
NationalityUnited States of America
FatherDavid Newton
MotherRobin Newton

Troy Dendekker Biography

Troy Dendekker was born on March 8, 1971, to David Newton and Robin Newton. She was born in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, and grew up with her parents.

There’s little information about Troy Dendekker’s career and what she does for a living. However, due to her social media presence, we acknowledged Troy as a musician and drug activist on social media after she lost her late husband to drugs. 

Troy Dendekker Marital Status

As earlier said, Troy is the wife of the late Bradley Nowell, the lead singer and guitarist of the sublime band in 1996. Before his death, Troy and Bradley had been dating for years. They welcomed a male child named Jakob James Nowell in 1995, a singer like his late Dad. 

But later decided to get married in 1996 in Las Vegas. Not long after Troy and Bradley got married, a terrifying incident happened. Bradley was addicted to drugs, and seven days after their wedding, he was found dead because of heroin overdoses in a hotel in San Francisco where he and his band Sublime were for a tour.

The death of Bradley makes Troy popular in America, but that doesn’t keep her. Also, she encounters in several interviews how she has loved Brandley and how she would have yelled at him for dying from heroin overdoses.

Troy Dendekker and Bradley Nowell 1
Troy Dendekker’s husband – Bradley Nowell

However, a few years after his death, Troy tried moving on by getting remarried. Instead, she re-married Kiki Holmes in 2022, famously known as Keith Holmes. But she keeps on posting memories with her late husband.

Troy Dendekker and her husband after Bradley Nowell Kiki Holmes
Troy Dendekker and Kiki Holmes after her husband Bradley Nowell

Also, apart from the only child she and Bradley birthed, she gave birth to three other children for her new husband. But the marriage journey with her new husband didn’t last long due to misunderstandings, and they divorced in 2018.

Bradley Nowell is known as the lead singer and guitarist of sublime; despite his death, the band continues with their activities by releasing all songs Bradley sang before his death, while his wife Troy Dendekker is now in charge of the band.

Troy Dendekker Net worth 

The actual Troy Dendekker net worth is unknown. But with her inheritance from her late husband’s released albums, Troy Dendekker’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million approximately.

Troy Dendekker Social Media Presence

Troy Dendekker has a social media account she handles on Instagram. She’s also on Facebook, but you can find her more active on Instagram at Mama Troy.

Troy Dendekker Life Lessons

Here are a few things you can learn about Troy Dendekker:

  • Try letting go: Troy doesn’t allow her husband’s death to keep her in a place. Although she misses him and always wants him alive, she can do nothing.
  • Understand that life won’t be as we have always wanted: Troy has always wanted the best with her husband after their marriage. But life doesn’t go the way she wanted. 
  • Just be happy with yourself: No one will lose their husband seven days after getting married. But as life won’t always favor you, you need to be satisfied with yourself.

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