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Wayne Shorter Wife: Carolina Dos Santos, Bio, Husband

Wayne Shorter Wife: Carolina Dos Santos, Bio, Husband

Carolina Dos Santos is an American personality who got into the media limelight as the third wife of American jazz saxophonist and composer, Wayne Shorter.

What is Carolina Dos Santos’s Age?

Carolina Dos Santos was born somewhere in the United States of America. According to her pictures, Carolina looks like she is in her late 60s.

By nationality, Carolina has American citizenship and belongs to the white ethnicity. Moreover, Carolina follows the Christianity religion.

Who was Carolina Dos Santos married to?

Carolina was married to Wayne Shorter. Her husband, Wayne was an American jazz saxophonist and composer by profession. In 1999, they got married to each other. Carolina was Wayne’s third wife who was living with him until his death.

Caption: Carolina Dos Santos with his late husband, Wayne Shorter on the frame (Source: Getty Images)

They lived as a married couple for 23 years. Now, Carolina is living a single life after her husband’s death.

Who were Wayne Shorter’s Ex-Wives?

Shorter’s ex-wives are Ana Maria Shorter and Teruko Nakagami. He got married to Teruko in 1961 and Teruko was his first wife. They split up in 1964. In 1970, he and Ana got married. After the death of Ana in 1996, the marriage came to an end.

Is Carolina Dos Santos a Mother?

No, Caroline is not a mother. But she is the stepmother of her husband’s child. The name of her step-children is Miyako Shorter and Iska Shorter. Iska died in 1985.

Who was Wayne Shorter?

Wayne was an American jazz saxophonist and composer by profession. He was born on August 25, 1933, in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Wayne became popular as a primary composer for, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in the late 1950s. He joined Miles Davis’s Second Great Quintet, in the 1960s. Wayne was a co-founder of the jazz fusion band Weather Report.

Caption: Carolina Dos Santos’s late husband, Wayne Shorter on the frame (Source: Opoyi)

Wayne wrote songs like Infant Eyes, Footprints, Black Nile, and Witch Hunt. Some of his other songs are Birdland, Fee-fi-fo-fum, All Blues, and Dance Cadaverous. Wayne received an Honorary Doctorate of Music from the Berklee College of Music in 1999. He also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz on September 17, 2013.

What was Wayne Shorter’s Net Worth?

As of 2023, Wayne had a net worth of $5 million. He gained this money from his professional career as an American jazz saxophonist and composer.  The annual average of saxophones in the USA is $622,106, so he might have earned this money as his annual income.

Caption: Carolina Dos Santos’s late husband, Wayne Shorter inside his house (Source: The New York Times)

Where did Carolina Dos Santos and Wayne Shorter live?

Carolina and Wayne were living in their house which is located in Los Angeles, California. He sold his Hollywood Hills West home at $3.495 million.

When did Wayne Shorter die?

Wayne died on March 2, 2023, in Los Angeles, California. Wayne was 89 years old at the time of his death. His death was announced by his publicist Alisse Kingsley confirmed on Thursday as:

“The American saxophonist died in a hospital in Los Angeles. He was admitted to a hospital in Los Angeles and was surrounded by his family members when Wayne Shorter died.”

FAQs of Carolina Dos Santos

Was Carolina Dos Santos friend with Ana Maria?

Yes, Carolina was friends with Ana Maria. They were pretty close together and after the death of Ana, Carolina got married to her friend’s husband, Wayne Shorter.

Was Wayne Shorter retired?

Yes, Wayne was retired. After performing in music for 70 years, he decided to retire due to health reasons in 2018.

Who did Wayne Shorter play with?

During his career, he played with trumpeter Lee Morgan and Freddie Hubbard, the drummers Williams, Elvin Jones, and Joe Chambers, the pianists Hancock, and McCoy Tyner, and the saxophonist James Spaulding. Even though they didn’t stay together they had a very friendly bond.

What did Wayne Shorter do in the army?

Wayne used to play Saxophone with Horace Silver in Army. In 1956, he joined the US Army and served for two years.

What is Wayne Shorter known for?

Wayne was popular for his 20th Century jazz music. In the late 1950s, he established himself in the jazz circuit and started playing saxophone.