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Mickey Gilley’s Wife Vivian Gilley Bio, Nationality, Cause of Death, Kids

Mickey Gilley’s Wife Vivian Gilley Bio, Nationality, Cause of Death, Kids

Facts of Vivian Gilley

Full Name:Vivian Gilley
Birth Date:August 10, 1939
Age:84 years
Country:United States
HusbandMickey Gilley
MarriedMickey Gilley
KidsGregory Gilley
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Vivian Gilley, an American personality came to the spotlight as the ex-wife of an American country music singer and songwriter, Mickey Gilley. 

How old is Vivian Gilley?

On August 10, 1939, Vivian opened her beautiful pair of eyes for the first time somewhere in the United States. Vivian used to cut her birthday cake annually on the 10th of August. Similarly, Gilley had a star sign of Leo. Gilley was only 80 years at the time of her death. Her birth name is Vivian McDonald.

By nationality, Vivian had American citizenship while she belong to a white ethnic community. Likewise, Vivian used to practice the Christianity religion.

Was Vivian Gilley married?

Vivian was a married woman. She had tied the wedding knot with her longtime boyfriend, Mickey Gilley. Her husband, Mickey was a professional American Country singer by profession.

Vivian Gilley's ex-husband
Caption: Vivian Gilley’s ex-husband (Source: WION)

The grand wedding of Vivian and Mickey was held in presence of their friends and family on December 27, 1962. Vivian was his second wife of mickey. Furthermore, Mickey and Vivian were living happily with each other during their conjugal period.

Did Vivian Gilley have children?

Vivian was the mother of a single child. She welcomed a son named Gregory Gilley with her husband, Mickey. Also, she was the stepmother of Kathy Michael, Grefory, and Keith Ray who are from Mickey’s first marriage.

What was Vivian Gilley’s Net Worth?

Vivian might have earned a hefty sum of money from her career as a manager of Mickey. However, Mickey Gilley had an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2022. This huge income is the outcome of Mickey’s primary career as a country American singer. As the annual average salary of a country singer is $18,720 to $141,440, it was estimated that Mickey might have earned this range of money from his singing career.

Vivian Gilley's ex-husband in a car
Caption: Vivian Gilley’s ex-husband in a car (Source: YouTube)

Mickey was quite happy with the money he was earning through his professional career singing. Gilley was living a lavish lifestyle from the money he had earned through her career.

What kind of accident did Mickey Gilley and his son have?

Mickey had a car accident with his son while traveling from Pasadena to Branson, Missouri. Mickey was going to his theater for performances. In 2009, Mickey suffered fell down and a sofa fell on top of him which resulted in crushing four vertebrae.

How did Vivian Gilley die?

Vivian left this world when she was only 80 years old at the time of her death. Similarly, Vivian had died due to Alzheimer’s disease. In 2019, Vivian breathe for the last time. After her death, Mickey shared a statement saying:

“2019 has been a year of heartbreak! This is the saddest time of my life”

When did Vivian Gilley’s ex-husband die?

Mickey left this world on May 7, 2022. Likewise, the main reason behind his death is not available at the moment. At the age of 86 years old, Vivian died. His publicist Zach Farnum confirmed his death saying:

“Gilley was 86 and had just come off of the road, his favorite place, having played ten shows in April.He passed peacefully with his family and close friends by his side.”

Professional Career of Vivian Gilley

  • Vivian had worked as a manager of Mickey Gilley.
  • However, her ex-husband started his career as a musician.
  • Gilley had opened his first nightclub in Pasadena, Texas, called Gilley’s Club in 1970  which is now known as the world’s biggest honky-tonk.
Vivian Gilley's ex-husband posing in red carpet
Caption: Vivian Gilley’s ex-husband posing on the red carpet (Source: The Hollywood Reporter )
  • In the 1980s film, Urban Cowboy, Gilley’s Club, and its mechanical bull was featured.
  • Gilley recorded a song named Room Full of Roses which was written by Tim Spencer in 1974.
  • Gilley had signed with Playboy Records where he had worked with his long-time friend Eddie Kilroy.