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There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs, this line has been very well proved by ‘Ted Nugent’ who is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and pro-gun political activist. He is born with the name of Theodore Anthony Nugent and is fondly known with different names such as The Nuge, Motor City Madman, Uncle Ted, and Terrible Ted by his near and dear ones.
He is well-known for his bluesy and frenzied guitar playing and his energetic live shows. He is well recognized as the former member and the lead guitarist of the rock band, The Amboy Dukes. But after the band was split, he collaborated with numerous artists and became a member of the rock supergroup, Damn Yankees.
Apart from music, he is a pro-gun political activist and he board member of the National Rifle Association. Mr.Ted is also better known for his political views and controversial statements.
Height / Weight / Age
Ted was born on 13 December 1948 and turns 72 years old in 2020. He seems to be tall with a height of 183 cm in centimeters and 6’0” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 40 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 15 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 82 kg in kilograms and 181 lbs in pounds approximately. His green eye color and his salt and pepper hair make his personality even more elegant.
As one of the successful musicians over 7 decades, he made a good fortune of around $10 million. His major source of income is from his music career and television endeavors.
Education / Family
Ted was born and raised up in Redford, Michigan in the United States and belongs to the white Caucasian ethnicity. He is born to his father Warren Henry Nugent was a career army sergeant and his mother Marion Dorothy.
He is grown up with his three siblings named Jeffrey, John, and Kathy. As of his education, he completed his schooling at St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and William Fremd High School. Thereafter, he attended Oakland Community College to pursue his higher studies.
|Real Name||Theodore Anthony Nugent|
|Nickname||The Nuge, Terrible Ted, Motor City Madman, Uncle Ted|
|Birth Place||Redford, Michigan in the United States|
|Date Of Birth||13 December 1948|
|Age||72 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 183 cm
In feet inches – 6’0”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 82 kg
In Pounds – 181 lbs
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
|Profession||Singer, Song Writer, and Guitarist|
|School||St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois
William Fremd High School
|College||Oakland Community College|
|Home Town||Redford, Michigan in the United States|
|Fathers Name||Warren Henry Nugent|
|Mothers Name||Marion Dorothy|
|Siblings||Jeffrey, John, Kathy|
Career / Fashion And Style
As of his career, he started his career in 1964 with the formation of the rock band, The Amboy Dukes, and the band’s name comes from the title of a novel by Irving Shulman. He was the only consistent member of the band. His band is better known for their hit single, “Journey to the Center of the Mind”. In 1975, his band released 7 albums before they split.
In 2009, the band reunited again to perform at the Detroit Music Awards. For their contribution to rock music, they were honored with the Distinguished Achievement Award. After dropped the band in 1975 he pursued his solo career and signed to Epic Records.
As a Solo Artist, he released several albums such as Free-for-All, State of Shock, Ted Nugent, Cat Scratch Fever, Scream Dream, and Weekend Warriors under Epic Records. Thereafter, he signed to Atlantic Record and with them released several albums such as Penetrator, If You Can’t Lick ‘Em…Lick’Em, Little Miss Dangerous, Nugent, and Spirit of the World.
In 1989, he joined the supergroup Damn Yankees with Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, and Michael Cartellone. After that, he released two albums titled Damn Yankees and Don’t Tread. Then, he left the band and revived his solo career, and released other albums under various record labels like Craveman, Shutup & Jam!, Love Grenade and The Music Made Me Do It.
Apart from music, he appeared in some television shows such as Spirit of the Wild on the Outdoor Channel. In 2003, he hosted the VH1 reality tv show, Surviving Nugent as well as hosted Surviving Nugent: The Ted Commandments in 2004.
In 2005, he hosted the reality show, Wanted: Ted or Alive. In 2006, he appeared on the VH1 reality show, Super Group. In 2000, he wrote several books including New York Times Best Selling God, Guns, & Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he dated several women in the past before getting married. He got married twice in his life. In 1970, he got married for the first time to Sandra Jezowski. The couple was blessed with a son Theodore Tobias “Toby” Nugent, and a daughter, Sasha Nugent.
But, they parted their ways in 1979. Unfortunately, his wife died in 1982 in a car crash. Later, he married Shemane Deziel with whom he blessed with a son, Rocco Winchester Nugent. He also has 3 other children named Chantal Nugent, Starr Nugent, and Ted Mann from other relationships.
|Children||Chantal Nugent, Rocco Winchester Nugent, Sasha, Starr Nugent, Theodore Tobias Nugent, Ted Mann
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|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Ted Nugent
- Nugent is a board member of the National Rifle Association.
- During his interview, in the 1990s, he reveals that he deliberately failed his draft physical test by taking drugs and eating nothing but junk food for days.
- He reunited with his band in 2009 and was honored with the Distinguished Achievement Award at the Detroit Music Awards.
- Ted was a vocal critic of former US President, Barack Obama and has made several controversial political comments.
- In April 2021, he was tested positive for COVID 19.
- He suffers from hearing loss.
- In 2006, he was inducted into the Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame.
- He injured himself in 2004 while filming Surviving Nugent: The Ted Commandments with a chainsaw that required 44 stitches and a leg brace.
- Ted is a strong supporter of the Republican Party and Donald Trump.
- He was investigated by the Secret Service over his controversial statements about President Barack Obama.
- He is a spokesman for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program.