Dana York

Dana York

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Updated On September 27, 2022
Michigan, USA
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Michigan, USA

Dana York is an American Entrepreneur and Educator. Dana York has received fame as the ex-spouse of famous Late singer and musician Tom Petty. Similarly, she has been active in charity and social work over recent years.

Early Life and Childhood

Dana York was born in the year 1964. However, her exact date of birth has not been revealed yet. She was born in Flint, Michigan USA. Likewise, her age is 58 years old as of 2022. She belongs of American nationality and was born under the star sign Aries.

Moving towards her parents, she has not yet revealed their names. Thus, their identities are still in the dark. Likewise, she has siblings but similar to her parents, she has not mentioned their names too. She grew up in the city of Flint Michigan with her siblings. While growing up she was shy and did not open up to people easily.


She has kept the details of her life very private. She has not revealed where she went to college or University. However, we sure do know that she attended Flushing high school and Graduated in the year 1982.

Career and Professional life

When it comes to Dana York’s profession she has mainly worked as an Educator. She has served as Principal at the University high school located in Michigan. Aside from that, there is nothing known regarding her career.

Likewise, her former spouse was a popular musician, songwriter, and singer. He started his career in the early 70s. Tom along with some other musicians started his band named Epics. However, the band quickly separated just after a couple of months. After his band split up, Tom went on to pursue a solo career in music. During his time as a solo artist, he managed to give out plenty of hit albums and gathered the love and respect of many listeners. Some of his hit singles are I won’t back down 1989, Free falling 1989 and You Don’t know how it feels 1984.

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Caption: Tom performing at a show(Source: Vintagemusic)

Furthermore, he, later on, formed another band that went by the name Heartbreakers. The band consisted of Six more people along with Tom himself. They did tours and performed all across the country. Likewise, the band celebrated its 40th Anniversary last year. The band has given out some of the best songs of American pop culture. Some of their hits are Don’t Do me like that 1979, Refugee 1980, The waiting 1981, Don’t come around here anymore 1985, Learning to Fly 1991, and many more.

Tom has also appeared in the show business and appeared on several shows and movies. He appeared in the episodes of The Simpsons in the year 2002. He was also featured in the movie The postman in the year 1997.

Awards and Net worth

When it comes to Awards she has not yet received any of them. Likewise, her net worth is also still a mystery. On the other hand, her former spouse has received several awards over the years. Some of the awards he has received are mentioned below.

UCLA’s George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin Award, American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers Golden Award, Billboard Century Award 2005, MusiCares Person of the year.

Relationship status

Dana York is currently single and is a widow. She was married to the famous singer and songwriter Tom Petty. Similarly, the couple met in the year 1991 and began dating in the year 1994. The couple dated for almost six years before getting married to each other on June 3rd, 2001. She has a son named Dylan petty and two stepdaughters named Adria Petty and Kimberly Violette Petty.

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Caption: Dana with her husband Tom(source: Famouswiki)

She has kept her life very private and has not got herself involved in any sort of trouble.

Body measurements and Social media

Dana York is in her late 50s has maintained her body well. She stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 60 kg. Likewise, she has blonde-colored hair and a pair of brown-colored eyes. However, her body measurements (chest-waist-hips) are not available at the moment.

She is not active across social media platforms and has kept a low internet profile.

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