Austin Drew Greenfield-The Untold Details About Ronnie Spector’s Son
Austin Drew Greenfield is the son of Ronnie Spector, a late undisputed Queen of Rock in the mid-’60s. His mother was the co-founder and front member of the girl group The Ronettes. Besides, Austin’s father Jonathan Greenfield was his mother’s manager. They had been married until Ronnie’s death in Jan 2022.
So, let’s know about the life of Austin after his mother’s death. What is the star kid doing up to these days? Here is everything you need to know about Ronnie Spector’s son Austin including his age, parents’ enduring marriage, siblings, and more.
Let’s get started!
Who is Ronnie Spector’s Son Austin Drew Greenfield?
Austin is a popular star kid who has been in the limelight since the beginning for being the son of one of the most popular rock and roll artists of all time Ronnie Spector. His mother Spector who died in 2022 had a huge contribution to pop-rock music.
She released her debut album Siren in 1980 but the artist only gained fame after starring in the late singer and songwriter Eddie Money’s song and video of “Take Me Home Tonight” in 1986. The single turned out to be the biggest hit, making it to a No. five on Billboard.
Later on, Spector released a few other hit albums including Unfinished Business, English Heart, She Talks to Rainbows and more. In 2007, the rock and roll legend was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
How old is Austin Drew Greenfield? His Early Details
Austin is 40 years old in 2023. He was born in late 1982, a year before his parents Ronnie and Jonathan got married. He was born and raised in Danbury, Connecticut, the United States.
Like many star kids, Austin has also kept most part of his life to himself. Saying so, the details about his early life and education are out of the media.
He belongs to American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity as his maternal grandmother was Black and Cherokee, while his maternal grandfather was Irish.
His Parents Had Been Married For 40 Years Before Ronnie’s Death
Austin’s parents Ronnie and Jonathan Greenfield first met in 1974 while his mother was performing at New York’s Madison Square Garden. However, the two didn’t meet in person at the time. Despite that, Jonathan “was pretty convinced that when God created woman that it would look just like Ronnie did when I saw her that night at the Garden.”
They met for the second time in 1978 when Jonathan was a stage manager of an off-Broadway production of The Neon Woman. It was Greenfield who first approached Spector. His first line was,
“Do you mind if I hug you?”
He recalled that “She sort of looked at me like, ‘Give me a break.’ [But] Ronnie let me give her a hug.”
They soon began meeting at the show every night and then began dating. As for their wedding, the two wed in 1983, a few years after they began their lovey-dovey.
As a matter of fact, the two had their first son, Austin a year before their marriage in 1982. Both Spector and her then-husband Greenfield were highly committed to each other and were together until the artist passed away in 2022.
Austin Drew Greenfield’s Mother Ronnie’s Cause of Death
On 12th Jan 2022, the death of one of the legendary rock and roll artists of all time Ronnie Spector shocked everyone. She died at her home in Danbury and was 78 years old at the time of her passing.
Sources report, Greenfield’s mother died of cancer.
Where is Austin D Greenfield Now?
At present, Austin, 40 resides in Branford, Connecticut. He always remained tight-lipped about his life. So, there are no details about what Austin does for a living.
Austin Is a Tennis Professional
As per his Facebook profile, Greenfield is a tennis professional at Guilford Racquet & Swim Club, in Guilford, CT. He began working for Guilford in October 2021.
He is also a tennis player at USPTA as well as a USATT Certified Table Tennis Club Coach at USATT.
He Has Four Siblings
“Now that they’re 15 and 16, I can start doing regular shows. It’s [about] trying to have a real family, a real life, a real career, and real people around me.”
Besides Jason, Austin has three older half-siblings from his late mother Ronnie’s first marriage to Phil Spector.
Is Austin Married? His Hush-Hush Love Life
As we mentioned above Austin is living a life entirely off the radar. He is neither officially active on any social media handles nor any online tabloids reported if Austin Drew Greenfield is married to anyone at present.
If some sources are to be believed Branford is living a single life.
His Net Worth
Austin Branford has an estimated net worth of $300,000 in 2023. On the other hand, his late mom had a net worth of $5 million at the time of her net worth.
He currently resides in Branford, Connecticut.
FAQ About Austin Drew Greenfield
- Austin is 40 years old in 2023.
- He is the son of the late artist Ronnie Spector and her husband Jonathan Greenfield.
- Greenfield is a tennis professional.
- He now resides in Branford, Connecticut.
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