John Richard Schneider, born on April 8, 1960, is an American actor and singer. You might recognize him best as Beauregard “Bo” Duke in the fun TV show The Dukes of Hazzard or as Jonathan Kent in Smallville from 2001 to 2011. He also played James “Jim” Cryer in The Haves and the Have Nots, a show by Tyler Perry.
Apart from acting, Schneider has been singing since the early 1980s. He’s released nine studio albums, a greatest hits package, and eighteen singles. Some of his popular songs like “I’ve Been Around Enough to Know,” “Country Girls,” “What’s a Memory Like You,” and “You’re the Last Thing I Needed Tonight” have even topped the Billboard country singles charts.
John Schneider’s Current Wife Alicia Allain Schneider
John Schneider and Alicia have had a harmonious life together since they began dating. Let’s take a look into their life to know more:
When Did John Schneider and Alicia start dating?
In April 2015, John Schneider and Alicia Allain began dating. Alicia was not only his girlfriend but also his business partner and manager. She owned Maven Entertainment and worked as an actress and hairstylist.
When did John Schneider and Alicia Marry?
After four years, in September 2019, John and Alicia got married in a small ceremony in a barn on their property. After getting married, they worked together on different projects like making inexpensive independent films and creating lots of music—over a hundred songs, to be exact
John Schneider’s and Alicia’s Children
John Schneider and Alicia did not have kids of their own. They are parents of children from their previous relationships. John’s second marriage with Elly made him a step dad to Elly’s three kids from her previous relationships namely Mandy, Leah, and Chasen. Also, the ex-couple of them had a daughter named Karis.
Alicia on the other hand was the mom to a girl named Jessica Ann Dollard from her previous relationship before she met John.
Alicia Allain Schneider’s Death in 2023
Alicia Allain Schneider died of breast cancer after battling with it for four years on Feb 21, 2023. John was seen mourning the death of his wife and being highly upset with the wife’s demise.
John Schneider’s Ex-wives
Apart from Alicia Allain Schneider, John also had married twice, the details about his ex-wives are below:
Tawny Little (m.1983 – 1986)
The actor from Smallville met Tawny Elaine Godin, also known as Tawny Little or Tawny Little-Welch, who was a former Miss America (1976). They first met in 1982 at the Oscar ceremony when she interviewed him as an L.A. News anchor while he was rising as a country singer.
A year after their meeting, in 1983, they got married inside Burbank Studios, where The Dukes of Hazzard was filmed. Unfortunately, their marriage didn’t last long and ended three years later due to “unavoidable circumstances,” as reported by the Daily Mail.
Elly Castle ( 1993 to 2019)
Later, in July 1993, John got married to Elvira “Elly” Castle, and they had a child named Karis, who is now 27 years old. Their marriage lasted for more than two decades until Castle filed for divorce in 2014, mentioning “irreconcilable differences.”
Schneider faced a short time in jail for not providing alimony to his second wife, but he was released because the jail was overcrowded. John also played a role in raising Castle’s children from a previous marriage, namely Leah, who is 35 years old, and Chasen, who is 31 years old.
Alicia Allain Schneider’s death had been a blow to John and the entire world. Fans wanted the couple to have the chance to spend more time together, but one can’t stop what’s meant to be.
John Schneider is seen to be giving a tribute to his wife till now. He looks like he is in the move-on phase, and it might take some time for him to be his true self.
Fans are anticipating for John to move on from his memories and think of having a new beginning soon.
Q. What is the full name of John Schneider?
John Richard Schneider is the full name of John Schneider.
Q. How old is John Schneider?
John Schneider is 63 years old.
Q. Who was the second wife of John Schneider?
Elly Castle was the second wife of John Schneider.
Q. Who was John Schneider’s wife in 2023?
Alicia Allain Schneider was the wife of John Schneider in 2023.