Katharine Diane Williams was a celebrity kid. Katharine Diane Williams is popular as the daughter of legendary country singer, Hank Williams Jr and the granddaughter of legendary country singer, Hank Williams. Sadly Katharine died in a car crash in Paris, Tennessee on 13 June 2020 at 27.
Table of Biography
Katharine Diana William was born in 1993, in Henry County, Tennessee, the United State of America. At the time of her death, she was 27 years old and was a citizen of the United States. In addition, she belongs to the mixed ethnicity Welsh-English-German. Moreover, she was the daughter of Hank Williams Jr.(father) and Mary Jane Thomas (mother).
Her father is a well-known country music singer. She is the granddaughters of Hank Williams and Audrey Williams. Again, Hank Williams, her grandfather, is a country music legend in his way. Hank Williams is widely popular as one of the twentieth century’s most important singers and songwriters.
Talking about her siblings, she has four siblings, Holly, Hilary, Samuel, and Hank Williams III. Hank Williams III, her brother, is a singer who is most known for being a member of the punk-metal band Assjack and the drummer for the Southern hardcore punk band Arson Anthem.
Moreover, he has eleven studio albums to his credit. Holly Williams, her sister, is also a singer. She has released three studio albums. Samuel Williams, her brother, is also a singer. Hank Williams III, Hilary, and Holly, Katharine’s half-siblings. Talking about her education, there is no information regarding Katharine’s academic qualifications. Moreover, we may presume that she has completed her graduation from a well-known University of America.
Katharine died in a car accident on 13 June 2020. Moreover, she was driving with her husband Tyler Dunning on Tennessee Highway. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, she was pulling a boat south on Highway 79 around 7.45 p.m. with her 2007 Chevy Tahoe. Her car crashed over when she crossed the median. Her husband, on the other hand, survived the accident. For treatment, he was transferred to the nearby Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Katharine died at the age of 27, leaving behind a 5-year-old son and a 2-year-old daughter.
Talking about Katherine’s professional career, she was a businesswoman. She also used to run the Weston Jaye clothes brand. Moreover, she uses to offer items that were either handcrafts or prints by a mother. She was the only child who did not follow in her father’s footsteps and pursue a career in music.
Katharine’s father, Hank William Jr
Hank William Jr is an American singer-songwriter and musician best known for his hit song “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight,” which was the opening theme for Monday Night Football from 1989 until 2011. Talking about his career start, he entered the music industry with the release of his debut album titled “Hak Williams Jr. and Friends” in 1975.
He collaborated with Southern rock performers including Waylon Jennings, Toy Caldwell, and Charlie Daniels on the record, which he released. Williams’ compositions “One Night Stands” and “The New South” were recorded and released in 1977. Throughout the 1980s, he was prolific, and his popularity had grown to the point that he could no longer be overlooked for major industry awards.
Hank’s “Family Tradition,” “Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound,” “Habits Old and New,” “Rowdy,” “The Pressure Is On,” and “High Notes” are just a few of Hank’s hit albums. He recorded 21 albums in the 1980s and 1990s, 18 studio albums, and three compilations, all of which were certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. There were also 30 Top Ten singles on the Billboard Country charts, with eight No. 1 singles, for a total of 44 Top Ten hits and ten No. 1 singles. He has nine records on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart at the same time in 1982.
Rose to fame
He became well-known for his music, which is a blend of Southern rock, blues, and country, after the release of his 40th album, “Born to Boogie” (platinum certified)In 1983, “Living Proof: The Hank Williams Jr. Story,” a semi-autobiographical film, was released to commemorate his near-murder on August 8, 1755, while mountain climbing. In 1987, he debuted his breakthrough single “Wild Steak,” which he co-wrote with Terri Sharp and for which both of them received gold records.
Moreover, in 1988, he published “If the South Woulda Won,” a song about Southern pride. In 1989, he recorded “There’s a Tear in My Beer,” a successful single that was a duet with his father created using electronic merging technology. Furthermore, in 2001, he co-wrote “A Country Boy Can Survive,” which was renamed “America Can Survive.” In “Tom Sawyer,” he also gave the voice of Injun Joe (2000).
In 2004, he was featured significantly on CMT Outlaws. He also made a guest appearance in Gretchen Wilson’s music video for “All Jacked Up.” He released a new single in April 2009, “Red, White & Pink-Slip Blues,” which reached number 43 on the country charts. On June 16, 2009, he released his 51st album, “127 Rose Avenue,” which debuted at number 7 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
Awards and Net Worth
Katherine did not receive any awards or recognition till the time of her death. But her father Hank Williams Jr has received some of them in his musical career. He was elected into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2007.
In 2011, he was named one of the “Seven Living Legends.” On Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 Greatest Country Artists of All Time, he was ranked 50th in 2017. In his musical career, he received 25 Academy of Country Music, 11 Country Music Association, 8 Grammy Awards, 4 Emmy Awards, and 3 Country Music Awards.
At the time of Katharine’s death, her net worth estimates around $1 million. On the other hand, her father, Hank has a net worth of $60 million which he collected from his musical career.
in 2015, she married Tyler Dunning. The couple has two children; a son Beau Dunning and a daughter, Audrey Dunning. She was not a part of controversy or rumored till the time of her death.
Body measurement and Social media
Katharine was 5 feet 4 inches tall with weighed around 55 kg. Moreover, this lady had dark brown eyes with blonde hair and there is no more information regarding her other body measurements.
She used to post her and family photos on her Instagram page. Till the time of her death, there were more than 15.6k followers on Instagram.