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Following the passing of the last surviving original member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gary Rossington, at 71, everyone delves into the life of his wife, Dale Krantz Rossington, and sheds light on their family and net worth as people pay tribute to the late legendary guitarist. The band confirmed the news of Gary Rossington’s death via a statement on Facebook on March 5.
The passing of Gary Rossington, the Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist, has saddened the music industry. Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant, and Bob Burns founded the band after meeting at a baseball game in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1964. Later, guitarist Allen Collins and bassist Larry Junstrom joined the group.
Skynyrd Confirmed Rossington’s Passing
On Sunday, Skynyrd confirmed Rossington’s passing on Facebook. The news of his death comes after the passing of prolific bass player Michael Rhodes, who died at 96. Skynyrd’s statement expressed their deepest sympathy and sadness for losing their “brother, friend, family member, songwriter, and guitarist.
The statement also mentioned that his Dale Rossington and two daughters survive Gary. The Rossington family has asked for privacy and prayers during this difficult time.
Dale Rossington Is A Musician
Born in 1952, Dale Rossington is a musician and serves as the lead vocalist for Rossington Collins Band. As her father was a church choir director growing up, Dale was surrounded by music, and her siblings were musically inclined.
During a spring performance in 1977, Dale met Gary when her band 38 Special opened for Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Additionally, Dale served as a lead vocalist for Skynyrd after the devastating 1977 plane crash that claimed the lives of Van Zant, Steve Gaines, and several others.
Dale & Gale Tied The Knot On July 13, 1982
Dale and Gale tied the knot on July 13, 1982, and marked their 30th wedding anniversary the previous year.
Last year, in 2022, Dale appeared on the TLC reality show Say Yes to the Dress, where she shared her emotions about being asked a significant question.
Dale had a delightful experience on the show, feeling beautiful and special and enjoying herself to the fullest. She mentioned how the show met her expectations and treated her as the most special bride.
Dale Rossington Net Worth & Real Estate
Dale Rossington’s net worth is $13 million. Dale and her husband, Gary Rossington, owned a 300-acre ranch in Tennessee, which includes a 10,000-square-foot mansion and a private lake. They have also owned other properties in Florida, including a beachfront mansion in Juno Beach.
In addition to their impressive real estate holdings, Dale is an avid car collector. They have a collection of classic cars, including a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible and a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS. They also own several custom-made motorcycles, including a 2014 Indian Chieftain and a 2014 Harley Davidson Softail.