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Jesse Belle Deutschendorf is the daughter of the famous star John Denver and Australian actress Cassandra Delaney.
Jesse Belle was born on 18th May 1989 in Aspen, Colorado. Her ancestry follows up to German, and she belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
Jesse belle Deutschendorf has two step-siblings. A brother named Zachary John and a sister named Anna Kate.
Moreover, Jesse belle’s grandparents were Erma Louise and Lt. Col. Henry John Deutschendorf. Her grandfather was in the US Army Air force.
Henry John was well known for setting several speed records in the B58 Hustler-Bomber.
Jesse Belle’s maternal aunt is Delvene Delaney, who was also an Australian soap opera actress and singer.
Her paternal uncle Ron Deutschendorf was the only brother of John Denver.
Who Is John Denver?
John Denver, late, the father of Jesse Belle, was an American actor, singer, songwriter, activist, and humanitarian.
He released around three hundred songs, of which 75 percent were composed by himself.
His famous songs include Rocky Mountain High, Take Me Home, Sunshine On My Shoulders, Country Roads, Calypso, and many others.
John Denver came into sight in many television films, including ‘Oh, God!’ In 1977 which was a huge hit, Walking Thunder in 1997, and Savant in 1998
John Denver won the Emmy award and Entertainer of the year award in 1975, along with many other awards recognizing and appreciating his work.
John Denver’s Marriage to Cassandra Delany
John married Cassandra Delany in 1988 after dating her for two years. This was his second marriage.
He had Jesse Belle with Cassandra after a year of marriage. However, the duo separated after three years of marriage.
In court, Denver said that his marriage with Cassandra was ‘irretrievably broken.’ The couple also decided on joint custody of Jesse Belle, who was around 2.5 years old.
However, Jesse Belle mostly lived with her mother. Both of them resided in Aspen together.
About The First Marriage Of John Denver
John Denver married Annie Martell before he married Cassandra. The couple first exchanged glances at a concert held in Minnesota in 1966.
John and Annie dated for a year before they ran down the aisle. The couple later adopted two kids, Zachary and Anna kate.
It was reported that the couple adopted kids because they couldn’t biologically have a kid of their own.
John Denver along with his family went to Aspen from Minnesota to live in the mountain house of John Denver.
However, John’s relationship with Annie ended in 1982.
In an interview, John explained how both of them demanded and expected different things from their career, which led them to split ways.
John Denver’s Addiction To Alcohol
In 1993, Denver was found guilty of alcohol addiction and was placed on probation. Despite the charges, he drunk drove his car and crashed it into a tree in Aspen in August 1994.
John was also a huge fan of flying. He had a separate plane to land for his concerts. He bought a Learjet as he was fond of collecting vintage planes.
In 1995, he was disqualified by the Federal Aviation Administration from flying any aircraft due to his inability to maintain sobriety.
Death Of Jesse Belle’s Father
John Denver died on 12th October 1997, due to a plane crash. He had an experience of 2700 hours of flying various engines.
However, on 12th October, he took off from Pacific Groove Airfield around 5:30 pm. He was driving an aircraft with which he had problems in the past.
After a smooth take-off, Denver lost control of the plane, and it crashed over Monterey Bay. Later, the investigation discovered that Denver couldn’t switch the fuel tank, which led to the crash.
However, fans speculated the crash was a suicide attempt. To end the misery of his life and his terrible addiction to alcohol, John Denver took his life.
The Married Life Of Jesse Belle
Jesse Belle married Eli LeGate on 27th October 2019. The duo dated for years before they exchanged vows.
The couple got married in John Denver sanctuary and continue to reside in Aspen, Colorado. The wedding ceremony included close relatives, friends, and colleagues.
The wedding ceremony was huge as any other celebrity star would have it. Jesse Belle wore a creamish white gown while her husband Eli LeGate wore a navy suit.
The other details about the married life of Jesse and Eli are kept private, but it is reported that the duo is living a joyous life.
Furthermore, the details about their children haven’t surfaced in the media despite being married for over three years.
It is also reported, however, that the couple is focusing on careers right now rather than having children.
Social Handles Of Jesse Belle
As mentioned earlier, most of the details of Jesse Belle’s life are unknown, mostly because she has been keeping her life private.
She is active on Facebook and Instagram by the username @rocky_mountain_mermaid, but she has made her account private.
It is also found through her private Instagram that Jesse Belle is fond of painting. Moreover, she is also involved in making crystal jewelry herself.
The Net Worth Of Jesse Belle
The source of income of Jesse Belle is not known yet but her net worth is estimated to be around $300,000 because of her association with an influential family.
The net worth of late John Denver was $60 million. After the death of John, his mansion was put on the market for sale for $3.68 million.
The mansion was sold for $2.75 million to an Irish family. The same mansion is worth $11 million today.