Nancy Shevell:
• Born on 20 November 1959 in New Jersey, USA
• Net worth of $200 million
• From a Jewish family, holds American nationality
• Vice President of the Shevell Group of Companies
• Married to Paul McCartney in 2011, adopted each other's children

Who is Nancy Shevell?

Nancy Shevell was born on 20 November 1959, under the sign of Sagittarius, in New Jersey USA, and is a businesswoman, most recognized for serving as the Vice President for the haulage business conglomerate – the Shevell Group of Companies, owned by her father. She is also known as the current wife of The Beatles’ former member Paul McCartney.

How old is she, as of now? Net Worth and Assets

Nancy Shevell is 59-years-old as of late 2019; her net worth is as high as $200 million, earned from the business industry.

Her net worth also includes such assets as her home worth over $8 million located in East Hampton, Long Island, New York.

Early Life, Parents, Education

Nancy Shevell was brought up in Edison, New Jersey by her father, Myron P. Shevell, and her mother, Arlene Shevell. She has a brother named Jon, and a sister named Susan Shevell. She hails from a Jewish family, and holds American nationality. An interesting fact is that Nancy did not like to play with dolls, since she used to collect toy trucks and play at the truck terminals with her father.

While in high school, she played American Football for the school’s all-girl team. Upon matriculation from a private school, Nancy enrolled into Arizona State University, from which she graduated with a BA degree in Transportation.

Family Business

Nancy Shevell’s father established his transport company during the 1920s, carrying seafood from the coast of New Jersey to New York. Her father Myron joined his brother Daniel to launch an independent company, called the Shevell brothers, back in the 1960s.

Nancy Shevell and Paul McCartney

Shortly afterwards, they faced various problems including fraud charges and even bankruptcy, after which her uncle took his own life in 1975. Two years later, her father purchased the New England Motor Freight haulage company, and it later would become a subordinate company of the Shevell Group of Companies. At the time, her father was charged with fraud once again, but never went to trial. He was even accused of conspiring with Italian-American mobster Vincent Gigante.

Vice President of Shevell Group of Companies

Nancy Shevell joined the family business in 1983, and three years later was promoted to serve in the position of the Vice President. Additionally, Nancy served on the board of The Metropolitan Transportation Authority from 2001 to 2011; it represents one of the largest public administrations for transportation in New York.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

  • Long dark brown hair
  • Dark brown eyes
  • Height – 5ft 10ins (1.82 m)
  • Weight – 132lbs (60kgs)
  • Vital Statistics – 35-27-34
  • Shoe Size – 8 (US)

Ex-Husband Bruce Blakeman and Son

While in college, Nancy Shevell met her future husband Bruce Blakeman. He was an attorney, who later became involved in the politics. They were married for 23 years, but divorced in December of 2008. The couple had a son named Arlen Blakeman.

Relationship with Sir Paul McCartney

Nancy Shevell and Paul McCartney met each other in East Hampton, Long Island, New York in 2007, at the time while both of them were going through the period of separation from their ex-partners.

Although they started their relationship in November of 2007, Paul and Nancy out came publicly after their divorces were officially finalized in the following year.

Engagement and Wedding

In May of 2011 the couple announced their engagement, since he proposed to her with a 1925 Cartier solitaire diamond ring reputedly valued at $650,000, while they tied the knot later that year at a ceremony held at Old Marylebone Town Hall in London, England on 9 October. Paul’s daughter is famous designer Stella McCartney, and she designed the wedding dress for a bride. Both Paul and Nancy adopted each other’s children.

Premarital Agreement, Title of ‘Lady’ and Dedicated Song

Prior to their marriage, Nancy signed a premarital agreement which deprives her of the right to ask for any alimony if their marriage fails. Since Queen Elizabeth II knighted Paul McCartney for his ‘services to music’ in 1997, Nancy became Lady McCartney after they married. He dedicated to her the song “My Valentine”, from his 15th solo studio album “Kissed On The Bottom” (2012).

Cancer Survivor

Nancy Shevell’s mother passed away from a breast cancer in 1991. Moreover, she has been diagnosed with a cancer too, but fortunately has apparently beaten it and survived.

Former Member of ‘The Beatles’

Sir James Paul McCartney CH MBE was born on 18 June 1942 under the sign of Gemini, in Liverpool, England and is considered as one of the richest and most popular musicians all over the world. He initially came to prominence as the bassist and co-lead vocalist of ‘The Beatles’ – he also plays guitar and drums, and is a songwriter, and his collaboration with John Lennon is still the most successful in the history of music. Following the break-up of the band in 1970, Paul co-founded ‘Wings’, alongside his first wife Linda McCartney and Denny Laine.

He has released 25 studio albums and more than 90 singles, being considered one of the most successful musicians of all time, and winning 18 Grammy Awards.

Paul’s Previous Relationships

Paul McCartney dated Dorothy ‘Dot’ Rhone for three years, after which he proposed to her. However, they broke up and he started dating actress Jane Asher in 1963 – she inspired him to write the hit single “Yesterday”, and they engaged in 1967, but went their separate ways in early 1968. During the same year, he met his future first wife, Linda Eastman, and they married in March of the following year.

She gave birth to their three children, named James, Mary and Stella. The couple remained married until she died from a breast cancer in 1998. He then married former fashion model and businesswoman Heather Mills in January of 2000, but they separated six years later; their divorce was finalized in 2008.

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