Where is Troy Dendekker now? Bradley Nowell’s wife Wiki Bio, Net Worth, Husband, Facts

Death is a tragic occurrence which is nevertheless inevitable though it at times causes a great emotional breakdown, people tend to heal with time.

Troy Dendekker was married to an American performer, lead vocalist, and guitarist of the band Sublime by name Bradley Nowell who died a week after their marriage ceremony.

Bradley Nowell’s death was a big blow to Troy Dendekker as she became widowed just a week after her marriage and didn’t get to enjoy her marriage.

This article however contains information concerning Troy Dendekker including her Bio, early life, how she handled her husband Bradley Nowell’s death, and more.

Are you in a hurry? here are some facts about Troy Dendekker

Troy Dendekker Wiki Facts

Name:Troy Dendekker
Net worth :$1 Million
Birth Place:United States of America
Height:5 feet 8 inches
Eye Color:Brown
Zodiac Sign:Pisces
Husband(Ex): (1996-1996):Bradley Nowell (1996-1996)
Husband(Current): Kiki Holmes (2002-Present): (1996-1996)
Weight:58 Kilogram
Age:47 years
Father: David Newton
Mother: Robin Newton

Troy Dendekker Bio, Early Life, and Education

Troy Dendekker who is also known popularly as Troy Nowell was born on the 8th of March 1971 in the United States of America. She is an American by nationality and of white ethnicity.

There is no much information about Troy Dendekker’s childhood and early life. However, it is known that she was born and raised in the United States by her father David Newton, and her mother Robin Newton.

There has not been any information as regards to if her parents had any other children or not. Therefore it remains something of wonder is Troy Denddeker is the only child or has other siblings.

There is also not much information concerning Troy Nowell education. Nevertheless, sources have it that she attended Notre Dame High School. Aside from that, no other information about her any other educational qualifications.

Troy Dendekker Career

Troy Dendekker’s career is still under review and it is not yet known to the public. Nevertheless, sources have it that Troy Dendekker was once a singer back in the day.

Troy Dendekker’s net worth

Troy Dendekker Net worth is estimated to be about $1 million. This she was able to acquire as a result of the demise of her husband Brad Nowell.

Most of Bradley Nowell’s asset was directed to Troy Nowell after his death and as a result, she has a lot of assets and liabilities in her name.

As a musician and guitarist, Before Bradley Nowell’s death he had a lot of released song collections which made great sales. Even after his death, the self-titled album recorded by him when he was still alive was also released. This was however their last album before they split.

The record collection released by sublime after Bradley Nowell’s death got him an estimated profit of $3,165,342. All the profits from all the albums released as well as assets belonging to Bradley Nowell were allocated to Troy Dendekker.

Troy Dendekker and Bradley Nowell Relationship and Marriage

Troy Dendekker and Bradley Nowell met while Bradley Nowell was on tour in the early 1990s they got into a relationship and they dated for a while falling more deeply in love with others.

While they were still dating, getting more intimate with each other, Troy Nowell became pregnant and gave birth to a son on June 25, 1995. Bradley Nowell son was called Jakob James Nowell.

After the birth of Bradley Nowell son, Jakob James Nowell, the couple decided to get married. They tied the knot on the 18th of May 1996 at Las Vegas with the wedding theme being Hawaiian.

unfortunately, a week after their marriage, Bradley Nowell died of a heroin overdose.

Bradley Nowell Short Bio


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Late Bradley James Nowell was born at Belmont Shore, Long Beach, California, the USA on the 22nd of February 1968. However, He died at the age of 28 in San Francisco, California on the 25th of May 1996

During his days on earth, he was into music as a profession. He was the lead singer and guitarist of the Sublim band which he founded in 1988 together with the drummer Bud Gaugh and a bassist Eric Wilson. Bradley James Nowell is popularly known for being the leader of the Sublime Band.

Before Bradley James Nowell founded the Sublime, he had played for several other bands and was good at what he does.

Their first debut album was released in 1991 and was titled “Jah won’t Pay The bills” and later after, in 1992, they released their second album titled “40oz” which made great sales during that time.

Still, in 1992, the Sublime band released another hit album titled “To freedom”. This particular album was a bang, it reached No. 140 on the Billboard 200 chart and also earned two platinum certifications in the United States.

After the release of “To freedom” in 1992, the band released its third album two years later in 1994 which they titled “Robbin’ The Hood”, which was commercially successful and was certified gold in the US.

The Sublime band finally released their last self-titled album after Brad Nowell’s death of Brad Nowell and their last album was the most successful, it attained much popularity and went as high as reaching No. 13 on the American Billboard 200 chart.

Troy Dendekker’s husband, Bradley Nowell’s Death

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Bradley Nowell was a drug addict before he met Troy Dendekker. He was helplessly addicted to the intake of heroin. After he met Troy Dendekker and they fell in love with having a son, he decided to abstain from the use of heroin.

He succeeded in abstaining from heroin for a while, he became even clean till he got married to Troy Dendekker but unfortunately, this didn’t last long.

On the morning of the 25th of May, 1996 Bradley Nowell was discovered dead at the Ocean View Motel in San Francisco. This was a week after his marriage to Troy Dendekker. It was tragic that he couldn’t totally abstain from the use of heroin.

The autopsy report has it that he died from the overdose of heroin. He probably couldn’t stay totally clear of drugs and falling back to it, he was unlucky, overdosed and died on the spot.

Bradley Nowell was found dead at the Ocean View Motel in San Francisco by Bud Gaugh the drummer of the sublime band.

The band was on a quest to begin their five-day tour from Northern California followed by a European and East Coast tour at that time.

They lodged at the Ocean View Motel in San Francisco and in the morning, Bud discovered Nowell lying helplessly on the floor next to his bed lifeless.

In the memory of Bradley Nowell death, the Sublime Band released their last album as well as album compilations of some music Brad Nowell had recorded while he was still alive.

Troy Dendekker’s Re-Marriage


After, Bradley Nowell’s death, Troy Dendekker though grieving, became a center of public attention. She grew in popularity and news about her was covered by the media.

Bradley Nowell’s death affected her emotionally but however, she decided to move on and live a normal life with her son very little at that time.

Troy Dendekker’s marriage to Bradley James Nowell was a very short one and after Bradley Nowell death, she felt the need of remarrying and having a complete family once again.

On the 1st of November, 2002, Troy Dendekker got married to her second husband whose name is “Kiki Holmes”. Their marriage ceremony was a very private one with the company of just close friends and family.

The couple is happily married and living together to date and November 2020 will mark their 18th anniversary of staying happily married.

Bradley Nowell Son

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Bradley Nowell son, Jakob James Nowell was born on the 25th of June 1995. He is 25 years old as of 2020 and is following his father’s footsteps in the choice of career.

Bradley Nowell’s son, Jakob James Nowell has his own band, LAW, which comprises Jakob Nowell himself on vocal and guitar, Logan Spellacy on bass, Aidan Palacio on the lead guitar, and Nick Aguilar on drums.

He is into music just like his father Bradley Nowell and also has a band of his own by the name “Law” also like his father.

The “LAW” band consists of Bradley Nowell’s son Jakob James Nowell as the music vocalist and guitarist, Aidan Palacio as the lead guitarist, Logan Spellacy as the bassist, and Nick Aguilar as the drummer.

Bradley Nowell son, Jakob Nowell has stated that his band “Law” is totally different from his father’s “sublime” stating the fact that it has a different fashioning factor as well as a different origination.

Troy Dendekker’s Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Troy Dendekker turned 49 years old as of the 8th of March 2020. She stands 5feet 8inches tall weighing about 128Ibs(58kg).

She is a beautiful woman with a nice-looking physical appearance and a fit body stature having long beautiful dark hair and gorgeous brown colored eyes which also contributes to her outstanding looks.

Adding to her looks, Troy Dendekker has tattoos in various areas of her body. Nevertheless, Her vital statistics are 35-25-36.

Social Media Presence


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Troy Dendekker has a positive online presence. She is active on social media with an Instagram which she comes on at times to upload a picture of her husband and son. She also posts several other contents on her Instagram handle.

Nevertheless, she prefers spending more time with her family than on social media.

Her other official account with other social media handles like Facebook and twitter is still under review and has not been confirmed yet.

Some Take-home Facts About Troy Dendekker

  • Troy Dendekker was the wife to the American singer Bradley Nowell who was the leader of the Sublime band.
  • She was born on the 8th of March 1971 in the United States of America.
  • Her late husband Bradley Nowell died of a heroin overdose a week after their marriage ceremony.
  • Troy Dendekker had a son with Bradley Nowell before his death who they called Jakob James Nowell
  • Troy Dendekker remarried to a man by name Kiki Holmes and they are currently living happily together.

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