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Facts of Barbara Rood

Full NameBarbara Rood
First NameBarbara
Last NameRood
ProfessionCelebrity Ex-Wife
Birth CityWinifred, Kentucky
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseWaylon Jennings
Date of BirthJuly 28,1942
Age81 years

Barbara Rood is famous for being the ex-wife of popular American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor Waylon Jennings

Relationship between Barbara and Waylon 

Barbara and Waylon were happily married in 1967 and then later got divorced in 1968

Although the couples aren’t yet together, Waylon said in an interview that Barbara’s a dear heart. They met each other during their musical journey. 

Was Barbara the only wife of Waylon Jennings? 

Barbara wasn’t the only wife of Waylon. She was his third wife. The first wife of Waylon was Maxine Caroll Lawrence

The couple tied the knot in 1956. Waylon was only 18 years old at that time. Things didn’t work between them, so they got divorced in 1962

On December 10, 1962, Waylon married his second wife, Lynne Jones, but things didn’t go well between them, so the couple had to get divorced in 1967

In an interview, Waylon said they had to go through a divorce after Lynne couldn’t look with the same affection to his children as she did to her own child. 

Meanwhile, Waylon married again for the fourth time to Jessi Colter on October 26, 1969. The couples were together till Waylon was alive.

Barbara Rood ex-husband Waylon Jennings with his fourth wife Jessi Colter
Barbara Rood ex-husband Waylon Jennings with his fourth wife Jessi Colter. Source: Pinterest

Children of Barbara and Waylon 

Barbara and Waylon didn’t have children, but Waylon had children from his other relationships. He had six children. 

He and his first wife gave birth to four children. Terry Vance was the first son of the couple. He was born in 1957 and passed away in 2019 at 62. 

The second child of the couple was Julie Rae. She was born in 1958 and passed away in 2014

The third and fourth children were Buddy Dean and Deana, who were born in 1960. Waylon and his second wife had adopted a child named Tomi Lynne

After that, he and his fourth wife gave birth to their youngest son Waylon Albright on May 19, 1979, in Nashville, Tennessee, United States

He's also a singer and guitarist like his father. 

Introduction of Waylon Jennings

Late Waylon was born on June 15, 1937, in Littlefield, Texas, United States. He was a singer, songwriter, musician, and actor by profession. 

He was involved in music from the age of eight as he had already started playing a musical instrument like the guitar. 

After the end of his musical career, he was also involved in the business. Today Waylon is no more in this world as he died on February 13, 2002, at 64. 

He died due to complications of diabetes when he was asleep.

Importance of education for Waylon

In an interview, Waylon said that quitting school was the wrong decision he had ever taken because when you quit school, all you would do was hang out with quitters. 

He said that while going through all his life, he had a complex about quitting school, and he used to wish that at least he would have graduated from high school. 

He said that he became afraid when his son asked him about his education that how far he had gone in school. 

He said that he quit school, and it has caused him a lot of trouble for a lot of years. 

He didn’t lie to his son about his education because he wanted to teach his son to be truthful. 

Net worth 

The net worth of Barbara Rood is under review. Instead, her ex-husband’s net worth was estimated to be $7 million.


  1. Barbara was 79 years old when she passed away, and the cause of her death is under review. She was born on July 28, 1942, in Winifred, Kentucky.

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