Burt Bacharach was an American composer, songwriter, producer, and pianist. From the late 1950s until the 1980s, he wrote hundreds of pop songs. He won three Grammy Awards and six Oscars. More than 1,000 different artists have recorded his songs. He had 73 US Top 40 hits and 52 UK Top 40 hits. He was known as of the most important and influential songwriters ever. Burt died naturally on February 9, 2023, when he was 94 years old.
Burt, who has written a lot of love songs, has been in love a few times over the course of his life. During his career, he was married four times, often to other musicians and stars. He also had four children. Here is all the information you need about Burt’s marriages.
Know About Burt’s Current Wife, Jane Hansen
Burt Bacharach’s fourth wife is Jane Hansen. Bacharach split up with his third wife, Carole Bayer Sager, in 1991, and they got married in 1993. Hansen is well-known among the wives and families of famous people in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, California.
Hansen chose to stay out of the spotlight, which was different from his other wives and relationships. She has kept her marriage to Bacharach private so that people can’t talk about it or make assumptions about it. But Hansen has been seen in public with Bacharach a few times on red carpets and at award shows. She was reportedly seen at the 2006 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy party with her husband.
Hansen and Bacharach have a son named Oliver and a daughter named Raleigh. Bacharach has two other kids from marriages before this one. The Grammy-winning songwriter and his wife, Hansen, were said to have been living together in their Los Angeles home, where Bacharach died.
Details About Burt’s Previous Marriages
Early in Burt’s career as a songwriter, he worked as a pianist and conductor for a number of singers. One of these singers, Paula Stewart, became his first wife. IMDb says that he played guitar and wrote music while she did her “Nice to See You” act at the Versailles Club in 1953. That same year, they got married. Before they broke up in 1958, they were married for five years.
His second marriage, to the actress Angie Dickinson, was a successful one that lasted for a total of 15 years (1965–1980). Nikki Bacharach, their daughter, was born in 1966; she committed suicide by suffocating herself with helium on January 4, 2007, after battling the symptoms of Asperger syndrome for a number of years.
In October 1982, not long after he and Angie broke up, Burt married his third wife, 75-year-old Carole Bayer Sager. Carole is a very successful songwriter in her own right. She has written a lot of hit songs, like “You’re Moving Out Today,” which was on her 1977 self-titled debut album. During their marriage, Carole and Burt worked on a number of songs together. One of them, “Arthur’s Theme,” which was sung by Christopher Cross in the 1981 movie Arthur and won an Oscar, was one of those songs. In 1985, they also took in a boy named Christopher Elton Bacharach. In 1991, Burt and Carole broke up.