CMA Award nominee and nation music artist Alan Jackson is a household man. The “Blacktop” singer shares three unimaginable daughters along with his spouse, highschool sweetheart Denise Jackson, and the household of 5 have a detailed relationship! Maintain studying to study extra about Alan’s youngsters, Mattie, Alexandra and Dani.
Mattie Jackson Selecman
Mattie was born in 1990 at first of her father’s music profession. The eldest Jackson little one reportedly attended the College of Tennessee and is now married to her second husband, Connor Smith. Beforehand, Mattie skilled a devastating loss in 2018 when her first husband, Ben Selecman, died after sustaining a head damage.
After discovering love once more with Connor, Mattie opened as much as PEOPLE in 2021 about what her greatest worry was upon grieving the lack of Ben.
“The factor I used to be probably the most afraid of is that this worry of, ‘OK, am I going to depart our love behind? Am I going to overlook and begin to lose recollections of issues about him?’” Mattie defined. “[You have to] be courageous sufficient to take new steps that really feel very fragile and really scary. You don’t know what your future goes to seem like, however you additionally should imagine that you may deliver that particular person that you simply’ve misplaced with you. That by no means goes away. The toughest factor is studying learn how to juggle transferring ahead and creating pockets of your individual life which are totally different, whereas additionally bringing their recollections and their hobbies and their folks with you. It’s a wierd stability, nevertheless it’s one that’s actually candy when you learn to maintain each without delay.”
Mattie launched her e-book, Lemons on Friday, on the time, and it explores the licensed sommelier’s grief and private journey. In 2022, Mattie introduced her engagement to Connor through Instagram, one yr earlier than they tied the knot.
“I’ve believed, prayed and claimed for [three] and a half years now that God would give me the prospect to like somebody with my complete coronary heart once more,” Mattie wrote in her emotional caption. “Different pricey widow buddies assured me that my coronary heart may heal and develop to like two folks equally, although otherwise. And I hoped so desperately that may actually be true.”
Alan and Denise’s second little one, Alexandra, was born in 1993. She isn’t as a lot within the highlight as her older sister, however Alexandra made headlines in 2013 when she was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer and underage ingesting. She took a plea deal that ordered her to finish group service in addition to anger administration.
Dani was born in 1997 and, like Alexandra, maintains her life away from the highlight.