Nathaniel Mandrell Dudney is the son of legendary country music singer and musician, Barbara Mandrell and her husband producer and Navy Pilot, Ken Dudney. One of the top country singers of all time, she gave some hit singles that debuted on Billboard at number one. Her songs went on to become anthems for generations in the 1970s-80s, with 6 of her singles reaching number one and 25 in the top ten on the Billboard country songs charts. Her pathbreaking singles came after 1975 when she joined ABC-Dot. She attained massive commercial success between the late 1970s and early 80s, with Sleeping Single in a Double Bed (1978), (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want to Be Right (1979), I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool (1981) and One of a Kind Pair of Fools (1983).
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|Full Name:||Nathaniel Mandrell Dudney|
|Stage Name:||Nathaniel Mandrell Dudney|
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|Parents:||Barbara Mandrell, Ken Dudney|
Nathaniel Mandrell Dudney’s Family Background
Born on 25 December 1948 in a musical family in Houston, Texas, Nathaniel’s mother Barbara Ann Mandrell spent her childhood mostly in California. She played various musical instruments when was a teenager as she started performing at the age of 13. Nathaniel’s father Ken Dudney was born on July 23, 1941, in Franklin, Tennessee, USA. Dudney produced several feature films including Barbara Mandrell: The Lady Is a Champ (1983), Barbara Mandrell: Something Special (1985), and Barbara Mandrell’s Christmas: A Family Reunion (1986). Nathaniel’s parents married on May 28, 1967. Nathaniel has an older brother Kenneth Matthew Dudney and an older sister Jaime Dudney, who is an actress.
Nathaniel Mandrell Dudney’s Career
Nathaniel’s mother started appearing on the TV show Town Hall Party when she was just a teenager. She signed her first contract with Columbia Records in 1969. Mandrell saw the zenith of her success soon when she released several singles in the 1970s &80s. With the fusion of country and R&B soul, her singles peaked in the charts as never before. Tonight My Baby’s Coming Home (1971) and The Midnight Oil were among the best of hers. After recovering from a car accident, which almost finished her career, she returned to recording in 1985 and gave several top ten singles. Fast Lanes and Country Roads (1985), No One Mends a Broken Heart Like You (1986), and I Wish I Could Fall in Love Today (1988) were among her stop creations of the decade. She was quite active till the early 1990s as she released several albums including No Nonsense in 1991. She made several TV appearances in the sitcom Empty Nest and Burning Rage during the 1980s and 1990s.
Nathaniel Mandrell Dudney’s Family Net Worth
Being a celebrity kid Nathaniel, undoubtedly, had a luxurious life as he grew up in 27,000 square feet home. Her mother, as one of the country’s most successful music artists, has earned a net worth of $50 million. For her extraordinary contribution as a singer, she was awarded 4 Academy of Country Music Awards and 2 Grammy Awards. She received 4 accolades from the Country Music Association for entertainer of the year.