Jerry Lee Lewis is a newlywed again. The 76-year-old musician married his seventh wife earlier this month. His new bride is Judith Brown. Judith was once married to Lewis’s second cousin Rusty Brown. Lewis himself was once married to Myra Gale Brown, Rusty’s sister, when Myra was just 13 years old. Myra was Lewis’s third wife as well as his second cousin. If it sounds confusing, that’s because it is.
CNN reported that Jerry Lee Lewis’s representative Maureen O’Connor announced the happy news on Thursday, March 29, 2012. The couple wed in Natchez, Mississippi earlier this month. According to People, Jerry Lee Lewis divorced wife number six back in 2004. That marriage lasted two decades.
It’s good to see that Jerry Lee Lewis hasn’t given up on love. Even if this is his seventh shot at romance, he deserves the opportunity to find happiness. Fans of the singer are thrilled that he has finally found his soulmate. Congratulations to the happy couple are in order.
A young Jerry Lee Lewis appeared at the Ramada Inn, Boston, Massachusetts in 1976. Henry Horenstein immortalized his Boston appearance in a classic photo. Today, there are six Jerry Lee Lewis tribute acts available for performances in Boston, proving that the popularity of Jerry Lee Lewis will outlast any of his seven marriages.