Who is Juanita Dorricott?

Juanita Dorricott was born in 1964 in the United States of America, and is best known for being the wife of singer-songwriter Bob Seger. Her husband initially gained fame during the late 1960s to the early 1970s. Some of his hits include “Turn the Page”, “Against the Wind”, “We’ve Got Tonight”, and “Night Moves”.

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The Riches of Juanita Dorricott

Juanita Dorricott’s net worth remains undisclosed, though she undoubtedly benefits from the success of her husband. Bob has a net worth estimated to be over $45 million, earned through a successful career in music spanning around four decades.

Life and Relationship

Juanita wasn’t Bob’s first marriage, as the two met after he had a string of failed relationships. During the rise of his career, he started a relationship with Renee Andrietti whom he married in 1968 – the marriage didn’t even last a year, or as Bob would say, they were divorced one day short of a year. He then had a long-term relationship of 11 years with Jan Dinsdale, before in 1987 marrying actress Annette Sinclair after being in a relationship for some time, but that marriage also lasted for only around a year.

In the early 1990s, Juanita met Seger and the two started a relationship. They were married in 1993 in a ceremony held in the Bloomfield Hills-based events setting called The Village Club. It was a private affair attended only by close relatives and friends. The couple has two children together, and they reside in Orchard Lake Village which is located in Detroit. She mainly raises the family as her primary duty, and also supports her husband in his work.

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Husband – Bob Seger

Bob Seger grew up in Michigan alongside an older brother. His father worked for the Ford Motor Company, and was the one responsible for teaching him about music as he played several instruments. However, his father later abandoned the family and moved away to California, leaving the rest of them struggling.

Bob attended Tappan Junior High School, and later Pioneer High School where he ran in the track and field team. After matriculating, he continued to work on his music, inspired by the works of Elvis Presley and Little Richard.

In 1961, he started performing locally with a three-piece band called the Decibels; he was their vocalist and also played several instruments. After they disbanded, he became the lead singer of a group called The Town Criers, which started to gain a bit of a following locally; around this time, he was taking a lot of inspiration from The Beatles. The group started to gain more opportunities as their fame grew, and he was later invited to join a group called Doug Brown & The Omens. He was not the lead singer of this band, though he would occasionally perform songs as the lead.

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Bob Seger’s Musical Struggles

Seger eventually befriended Edward “Punch” Andrews, who would become his manager. He worked for Punch’s small record label, which writing and producing for other artists. He then decided to record his music, leaving the Omens and recording “East Side Story”, which would become his first local hit, and the name of his new band. The group released more music, which started to make a bit of impact in the US.

In 1968, the small record label he was working for folded, and he started to look for greener pastures.

He was able to sign a deal with Capitol Records, which he felt understood his genre. He started releasing songs which became hits, including “Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man” which is considered his first nationally famous song. However, he was unable to find any success after that, and he then joined a group called The System, but their music failed to do well too.

So he took a break from music, and returned in 1971 as a one-man act, releasing “Brand New Morning” which was a commercial failure.

He then started playing and touring with Teegarden & Van Winkle, staying with them for a year, until he began working with another backing band.

Bob Seger’s Rise to Fame

After many years of searching, Bob eventually put together a group of Detroit based musicians called The Silver Bullet Band, which he would find the most success with. The group recorded “Live Bullets” and “Night Moves” which was responsible for helping him break into national fame. Aside from Silver Bullet, the band Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section was also one of the groups responsible for some of his biggest hits.

He became identifiable with a raspy powerful voice. His songs were often about love, women, and blue-collar life which hit with many listeners. Aside from songs, he also recorded hits for other bands, including “Heartache Tonight” by the Eagles.

During his career, he has sold over 75 million albums, making him one of the bestselling artists of all time internationally. He has been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. He started his final tour in 2018, which is labeled as his farewell tour.

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Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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