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Overview (3)

Born in San Diego, California, USA
Birth NameAnn Dustin Wilson
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Singer, flute player, songwriter, and guitarist Ann Dustin Wilson was born on June 19, 1950 in San Diego, California. The daughter of Brig. Gen. John B. Wilson USMC, Wilson and her family moved around a lot, before eventually settling in the Seattle suburb of Bellevue, WA. Ann attended Interlake High School in Bellevue. In the early 70s, she joined the group, "White Heart". The band changed its named to "Hocus Pocus" before changing the name a third and final time to Heart in 1974. "Heart" has recorded a handful of albums and enjoyed a steady succession of hit songs throughout the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Wilson sung the duet, "Almost Paradise", with Mike Reno for the soundtrack of the hit movie, Footloose (1984); this song peaked at #7 on the US Billboard pop radio charts. Ann did another duet with Cheap Trick lead singer Robin Zander on the song, "Surrender to Me", for the soundtrack of the film, Tequila Sunrise (1988); this song went to #6 on the US Billboard pop radio charts. In 1986, Wilson did the solo single, "The Best Man in the World", for the soundtrack of the movie, The Golden Child (1986); alas, this particular song stalled at #61 on the US Billboard pop radio charts. In 1992, Ann sang vocals on the tracks, "Brother", "Am I Inside" and "Love Song", on the Alice in Chains EP "Sap". Wilson and her sister, Nancy Wilson, started the recording studio, "Bad Animals", in the mid-90s. Moreover, Ann and Nancy formed the side band, "the Lovemongers"; this group contributed the song, "The Battle of Evermore", for the soundtrack of the motion picture, Singles (1992), released a four-song EP, and recorded the album, "Whirlygig", in 1997. In 2007, Wilson released the solo album, "Hope & Glory", on the Rounder record label. She lives in Seattle, Washington and is the mother of two adopted children: daughter Marie and son Dustin.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: woodyanders

Spouse (1)

Dean Stuart Wetter (25 April 2015 - present)

Trade Mark (1)

Powerful piercing voice

Trivia (11)

Sister of Nancy Wilson and Lynn Wilson.
Lead singer of the rock band Heart.
Ranked #40 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll.
Ranked #57 on VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Artists.
Ex-sister-in-law of Cameron Crowe.
Was honored at the 2007 VH1 Rock Honors.
Sister-in-law of Fox executive Geoff Bywater.
Attended and graduated from Sammamish High School in Sammamish, Washington (1968).
Has two adopted children: Marie Wilson (born 1991) and Dustin Wilson (born 1998), and raised them as a single mother.
Ann and her sister, Nancy Wilson, were each awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Ann, along with her sister, Nancy Wilson, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with the rest of the rock band Heart. [February 2013]

Personal Quotes (1)

I wouldn't say we're all that clean. I mean, we're as clean as anybody, but how clean is anybody? We sort of stand for everybody's sexuality, not just freaks.

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