Who is Katie McNeil, Neil Diamond’s wife?

Katie McNeil
Neil Diamond and his wife Katie McNeil

Katie McNeil is the wife of American legendary musician Neil Diamond. She is also known by many as a talent manager and long-form music video and concert documentary producer. Katie McNeil’s husband who is regarded as one of America’s best has sold more than 130 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling musicians of all time. Though he had a great music career, Neil Diamond has had two failed marriages. Is Neil Diamond still married to his wife Katie? keep reading to find out.

Katie McNeil: Bio Summary

Full NameKatie McNeil
famous aswife of Neil Diamond
Age 53 years old as of 2023
Date of Birth1970
Place of Birth Smithtown, New York, United States of America
spouse Neil Diamond (m. 2012)

Who is Neil Diamond’s wife, Katie?

Katie McNeil was born in 1970. She was born and raised in Smithtown, New York. As of 2023, she is 53 years old while her famous singer husband is 82 years- The soulmates have almost a 30 years age gap. While growing up Katie loved horse riding and she even rode competitively throughout high school. She is a graduate of the University at Albany, SUNY, graduating in 1993 with a degree in communication.

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Katie McNeil is a talent manager and Video producer

Neil Diamond’s wife Katie McNeil as said earlier Manages Talents and also produces music videos and concert documentaries. It all started with an internship at MTV and later served as executive producer of television and home video at House of Blues Entertainment.

In 2003 Katie gained employment at 10th Street Entertainment now rebranded Better Noise Music. She was eventually promoted to artist management and the head of media which lead her to work with big names in the industry including Motley Crue, Blondie, Hanson, and Buckcherry.

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Four years later in 2007, Katie starred as herself — a “ball busting exec” — on the VH1 reality show, Mission: Man Band. That same year she gained employment as a manager at Azoff Entertainment. Aside from co-managing her husband Neil Diamond with Irving Azoff, she has also worked with top names including  Guns N’ Roses and 30 Seconds to Mars. According to her IMDB, she is known for Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (2006), Underneath Acoustic Live (2004), and Heart: Alive in Seattle (2003).

Neil Diamond and his wife Katie McNeil

Is Neil Diamond still married to his wife Katie?

Neil Diamond is still married to his wife Katie McNeil. According to Telegraph UK, Neil Diamond met his wife McNeil when they were filming a concert documentary. She was a video producer at that time with his 2009 concert documentary, Hot August Night/NYC. The couple clicked and decided to give their love a try.

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Taking to Twitter, the Legendary musician introduced Katie as his girlfriend and claimed he was “lovestruck.” But even so, while the musician was head over heels for his new lover, McNeil wasn’t completely convinced. The talent manager stated, “Part of me said, ‘Don’t get involved; he’s a client.’ There are a lot of complications for a lot of reasons. But our chemistry grew into something that couldn’t be denied,” reported Yahoo.

Neil Diamond and Katie’s wedding

Neil Diamond and Katie McNeil got married in 2012

The couple got engaged in 2011 and on April 21, 2012, the two tied the knot in a beautiful wedding ceremony. But Katie McNeil was more than just a wife to the musician. She was his muse and inspiration, especially for The Art of Love, which was five years in the making. The song, a standout for critics on his 2014 album Melody Road, according to News AU was a difficult one to write. But he credits his wife for helping him find the motivation to finish the song. “I had a woman I was in love with in the picture,” he said. “And just being with her and having her around me inspired me to stay with it.

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Aside from that, Katie has also been his album Melody Road, the Belfast Telegraph reported. Neil Diamon said, “It is her. You can’t avoid it. Yeah. She has informed the album but me too. There is no question about it. I am a happy man,” he laughs when asked if his wife Katie McNeil was the one behind romantic lyrics of Something Blue

He went on to say-” and it is about time. I have waited 70 years to become a happy man. I am very fortunate that I have reached this point in my life and I am around to enjoy it“. Diamond and his wife Katie have no children, however, Diamond, on the other hand, has four children from his serious marriages- They are Jesse DiamondMicah DiamondMarjorie DiamondElyn Diamond

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