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Diane Kirk’s Death Cause Revealed! Wiki | Ex-Husband & Children

Diane Kirk’s Death Cause Revealed! Wiki | Ex-Husband & Children

Facts of Diane Kirk

Full Name: Diane Kirk
Birth Date: April 22, 1936
Age: 87 years
Death Date: July 16, 2015
Gender: Female
Profession: Musician
Country: United States
Horoscope: Taurus
DivorceGlen Campbell
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceUnited Stated
KidsDebby Campbell
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Diane Kirk is famous as the first wife Glen Campbell. Glen was an American country singer, guitarist, songwriter, and actor. Some of his best songs are Southern Nights, Yesterday, When I Was Yo, Rhinestone Cowboy, and many others. He was also the host of the Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television. 

Early Life of Diane Kirk

Diane Kirk opened her eyes to this beautiful world on April 22, 1936, in the United States of America.  Her zodiac sign was Taurus.

Daine held an American nationality while her ethnicity was white. Similarly, she followed the Christianity religion.

Married Life of Diane Kirk

Diane was a divorced woman and she was living life as a single woman. She was previously married to Glen Campbell. The couple tied their wedding knot in 1954. At the time of her marriage, she was just 15 and he was 17. 

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Caption: Diane Kirk’s ex-husband with his family (Source: Pinterest)

They were living separately for 12 months before their divorce. As it is mandatory to live separately to divorce. The couple divorced after four years of marriage in 1959.  They had some problems in their marriage which lead to their separation. 

Children of Diane Kirk

Diane and Glen’s first child died as an infant. Their first child Glen Travis Campbell Jr was born prematurely on July 25, 1955. Due to some complications, he died after a few days. They later gave birth to a daughter named Debby Campbell on September 21, 1956. 

Diane Kirk’s ex-husband Glen’s Net Worth

Glen had an estimated net worth of $50 million before his date on August 8, 2017. According to the source, an average salary of an American country singer is around $18,720.

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Caption: Diane Kirk’s ex-husband with his car (Photo: Pinterest)

Death Cause of Glen Campbell

Glen passed away on August 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. He was of 81 years old at the time of his death. The cause of his death was due to Alzheimer’s disease. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s six years before his death. Some of his friends paid a tribute to him:

“An incredible musician and an even better person,” he said

“for the artistry, grace & class you brought to country music”.

“You were a shining light in so many ways,”

The Journey of Ex-husband’s Career

Daine’s late ex-husband Glen began his music career by joining the rock and roll band called the Champs in Los Angeles. Then he took up a job at American Music, a publishing company. There he wrote songs and recorded demos. Soon he met a group of studio musicians called the Wrecking Crew.

He formed Gee Cees and performed at the Crossbow along with his band members from the Champs. The band also released a single, which did not do well. In the year 1962, he signed with Capitol Records. Later he achieved moderate success with songs like ‘Too Late to Worry, Too Blue to Cry’ and ‘Kentucky Means Paradise.

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Caption: Diane Kirk’s late ex-husband (Source: Pinterest)

In 1964 he started appearing on the syndicated series ‘Star Route’, the musical variety series ‘Shindig!’ and ‘Hollywood Jamboree.’ There he played as a regular in the series. The next year, his song ‘Universal Soldier became his biggest solo hit which reached No. 45 on the Hot 100.

TV Shows & Songs

In the year 1974, he co-starred in a television movie called ‘Strange Homecoming’. After that, he hosted several shows such as ‘Down Home, Down Under, and NBC special ‘Glen Campbell: Back to Basics. Then he hosted a music show called ‘The Glen Campbell Music Show. This music show runs from 1982 to 1983.

Some of his major hits are ‘Rhinestone Cowboy, ‘Southern Nights’, ‘Sunflower’ and ‘Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.)’ in the mid-1970s. Also, he began working on his final album, ‘Adiós’ which was released on June 9, 2017. In January 2013, he recorded his last song, ‘I’m Not Gonna Miss You.

Awards of Glen Campbell

Gen was the winner of ten Grammy Awards. He won five of these in 1967—two for ‘Gentle on My Mind’ and three for ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix. In 2012, he earned the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. His song ‘True Grit (1969) earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Song and the Golden Globe for Best Original Song.

He has also won the Academy of Country Music Award ten times, the American Music Awards thrice, Country Music Association Awards, and the GMA Dove Awards thrice, besides several other honors.

FAQ of Diane Kirk

When did Diane Kirk die?

Daine left this world on July 16, 2015. She had a natural death in her home. She was 79 years old at the time of her death.

Where is Glen Campbell’s house?

Glen bought a house in Malibu for $3,425,000 in May of 2005. The house has 4 bedrooms, and 6.5-bathroom, and is 6,540-square-foot.

What was the death cause of Diane Kirk’s ex-husband?

Diane Kirk’s ex-husband Glen passed away at the age of 81 in the final stages of Alzheimer’s disease.