Introduction of Michael Ciminella
Michael Ciminella is popular as the ex-husband of famous singer Naomi Judd. He is a marketing strategist and businessman, born in 1945. As of 2023, he is 78 years old. He was born in Ashland, Kentucky, United States. He currently resides in Louisville, Kentucky, US.
He finished his schooling and graduation from University in Kentucky, US. Michael’s father’s name is Michael Lawrence Ciminella, and his mother is Mary Bernadine Ciminella. Both of his parents have passed away.
After finishing his schooling, he established a commercial venture. He also started working as a marketing consultant. Even though he became successful in business, he wasn’t in the limelight until he married Naomi Judd.
Michael Ciminela was previously arrested for the accusation of dealing drugs. Later, he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 2 years in jail. In 1991, he was arrested for possessing methamphetamine with the intent of distributing it and was sentenced to 3 years in jail. After his release, he refused to admit to drug dealing allegations.
Early Life and Childhood
Michael was born in Ashland, Kentucky, United States. This place is famous for its natural beauty and world-renowned art. He grew up in a warm family environment.
Before joining the university for his graduation, he completed his schooling in Kentucky, US. Just after completing his schooling, he started his career by working as a marketing strategist. He also established commercial ventures.
Michael Ciminella’s ex-wife Naomi Judd
Naomi Judd, Michael Ciminela’s ex-wife, is a famous American singer. Naomi was born on January 11, 1946, in Ashland, Kentucky, US. Naomi has won over five Grammy awards with her daughter Wynonna as a duo. As a duo, they gained popularity and rose to fame.
Sadly, she stopped her performance after being diagnosed with Hepatitis in 1991. Later, her daughter became a soloist and only performed together during their Tours. Before she married Michael, she was in a relationship with Charles Jordan. She got pregnant during her relationship, so he abandoned her.
Naomi was already pregnant with her daughter Wynonna, so Michael and Naomi raised her on their own. Charles Jordan passed away in 2000. Wynonna knew about her biological father at the age of 30. After Divorcing Michael, Naomi married her second husband, Larry Strickland(bass singer), in 1989.
Her inner struggles come to the forefront in her book “River of Time,” published in 2016, where she openly shares her mental journey. Naomi committed suicide due to her mental illness and died on the 30th of April,2022.
Naomi and her Daughter were supposed to perform the day before her death. It was heartbreaking for her family and the music industry as they lost one precious gem and family member.
Michael Ciminela’s current relationship status
Previously, Michael Ciminela was married to American singer Naomi Judd. They were together for eight years. Michael entered into a marriage relationship with Naomi when she reached 18 years of age and was expecting a daughter, Wynonna, from her ex-boyfriend, Charles Jordan.
They welcomed their actual first baby they had together, named Ashley Judd, on the 19th of April 1968 in LA, California. Being together for eight years, they got divorced in 1972. After Divorcing Michael, Naomi married her second husband, Larry Strickland(bass singer), in 1989. Due to mental illness, she died by committing suicide at the age of 76.
After their divorce, he married c in November 2010. They are in a happy relationship and living together in Louisville, Kentucky.
Michael Ciminella’s Children
Michael was married to Naomi when she was expecting Wynonna from her ex-boyfriend, Charles, who abandoned her. So, Wynonna Judd is a stepdaughter of Michael. Wynonna was unaware of the fact that Michael was not her biological father. Later, she learned about her birth father when she turned 30.
Michael and Naomi were blessed with another daughter named Ashley Judd on the 19th of April, 1968. As of 2023, she is 79 years old. She is also a famous American actress with a net worth of around $14 million.
Is Michael and Wynonna biologically related?
No, Michael and Wynonna are not biologically related. Wynonna is a stepdaughter of Michael. Wynonna is the daughter of Michael’s ex-wife, Naomi Judd, and her boyfriend, Charles Jordan. Before marrying Michael, Naomi was already carrying a child of Charles Jordan. Charles Jordan left her because she was pregnant with his child.
After Charles abandoned her, she got married to Michael and raised her. Wynonna also thought that Michael was her father until she found out about Charles Jordan, her biological father, at the age of 30. Sadly, he passed away in 2000.
Michael’s stepdaughter Wynonna
Wynonna is a very famous American singer born on the 30th of May, 1964. As of 2023, she is 59 years old. Previously, her name was Diana, but she started her career as Wynonna because her mother legally changed her name.
She gained fame after joining her mother, Naomi Judd, as a duo. But the duo disbanded in 1991 because her mother was diagnosed with Hepatitis. After the disbandment, she started her career again as a soloist. As a soloist, she has a lot of music hits, which helped her get the title of one of the best female country musicians in history.
Wynonna is a stepdaughter of Michael Ciminella. Her biological parents were Michael’s ex-wife, Naomi Judd, and her ex-boyfriend, Charles Jordan. Sadly, her biological father, Charles, passed away in 2000. Her mother also committed suicide due to her mental illness and died in 2022.
Michael’s daughter, Ashley Judd
Ashely Judd is a famous American actress born on the 19th of April, 1968. She is the daughter of Michael Judd and his ex-wife, Naomi Judd. Like her sister, Ashley also has experienced huge success in her career. Before her acting debut, she also worked as a model for a short period. As of 2023, she is 55 years old.
Ashley and Wynonna have a very close bond. In one of her interviews, she even describes her relationship with her sister as most powerful.
Michael Ciminella’s Net Worth
According to sources, his net worth is estimated to be around 1 million dollars. Financially, his other family members are also doing well. Michael Ciminella’s daughter, Ashley Judd, has a net worth of 14 million dollars, and his stepdaughter, Wynonna, has a net worth of 12 million dollars.