Pantera's Lead Vocalist Phil Anselmo Reveals How His Girlfriend Saved Him! Details About His Current Relationship and Past Marriage to Stephanie Opal
If you are a metalhead, there's no way you don't follow the metal band Pantera. For all the fans Phil Anselmo, Pantera's frontman is the ultimate hero. And it is this metal star we're discussing here.
Want to get to know Phil Anselmo better? Here's a piece of information that might help! He was once married to musician Stephanie Opal Weinstein. Anselmino even rocked with their band, Southern Isolation. However, they are no more together.
That was the past! Who is Phil Anselmo dating these days? Has he married again?
Is Phil Anselmo married again after his divorce with Stephanie Opal Weinstein?
The forty-nine years old musician Phil Anselmo is in a relationship with Kate Richardson. Sources claim that Anselmo and Richardson have been dating since 2004.
Kate Richardson is a supporting girlfriend. While Phil Anselmo was in his most difficult time, battling with drug addiction and back surgery, Richardson was the one who supported him and helped him to build his independent label back in 2011.
At the time, the couple lived peacefully in a house spread in the pine woods raising a menagerie of dogs, cats, and winged creatures; a camera-shy peacock named Valentino, two chickens, and a gaggle of ducks.
Only because of her support, Anselmo was able to overcome his darkest days, his career and life both were in danger. In an interview with blabbermouth.net on August 21, 2013, Anselmo shared that his girlfriend, Kate saved his life. He said:
She did. And she will get tons of credit in my book. We've been together 11 years now. Without her strength, it wouldn't have gone the way it did. Her steadiness, her rock-solid belief in me helped me pull through and do things correctly.
He also added:
She's gold, or platinum, or titanium, or tungsten. I'm more in love with her now than I ever have been.
However, there is no hint of his Kate Richardson on Anselmo's social media. He keeps his dating life away from social media, he posts only professional stuff on there. He frequently shares about his friends, concerts, and parties. He is not so expressive when it is about his love life.
Phil Anselmo's Past Affairs, Marriage to Stephanie Opal Weinstein
Phil Anselmo was once married to his then long-term girlfriend Stephanie Opal Weinstein. The couple married in 2001 in Louisiana. Since Stephanie Opal Weinstein was also a musician, Phil Anselmo formed an acoustic band called Southern Isolation alongside his then-wife. They also released a self-titled EP.
Their relationship lasted for around three years, they eventually divorced in 2004. After Weinstein, Anselmo also dated Jill Marie Abbott.
Anselmo is now happily in love with Kate Richardson. We hope this relationship is a success.
Phil Anselmo Quick Facts
- Phil Anselmo's birth name is Philip Hansen Anselmo.
- He was born on June 30, 1968, in New Orleans, United States.
- His height is 5' 11½" (1.82 m).
- His birth sign is Cancer.
- He attended Grace King High School.
- He performed in the film The Manson Family.
- Phil Anselmo joined the band Samhain during his teenage.
- He loves watching Horror movies. He has an extensive collection of several thousand horror films.
- Anselmo is also interested in boxing.
- Phil Anselmo went through a cardiac arrest due to an overdose of heroin in 1996.
Stephanie Opal Weinstein Quick Facts
- Stephanie Opal Weinstein was born in 1973.
- Before marrying Phil Anselmo, she was a member of a band called Virago.
- She performed in movies, The Manson Family and Through Eyes of the Dead.
- She also appeared in Necrophagia's DVD release Through the Eyes of the Dead.