Susan Eileen Thatcher - Updated Feb 2024

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Susan Eileen Thatcher

Susan Eileen Thatcher is a celebrity ex-wife who came to the limelight with her ex-husband. Susan Eileen Thatcher was the first wife of British singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer Robert Palmer popular for his song “Addicted to Love“.

Early life

Susan Eileen Thatcher is a Britain born. She was raised by her British parent in the united kingdom. However, she has mixed ethnicity. Thatcher was born in the 1950s but her exact date of birth is unknown. Similarly, there is not much information about her childhood and family.

Career and Professional life

Thatcher came to the limelight as the wife of two times Grammy Award winner Palmer. Thus, her professional life was never a highlight. However, talking about her ex-husband, Robert Palmer started his musical journey in 1954. Back then he joined his first band The Mandrakes whilst still at Scarborough High School for Boys. A few years later he got into the band The Alan Bown Set which was a breakthrough for his career.

Palmer debuted his solo career in 1974 with the release of the album Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley. With his solo career, Palmer released amazing numbers like Double Fun and Secrets that made it to the Billboard top 50 and the top 100.

Later in 1985, Palmer joined guitarist Andy Taylor and bassist John Taylor joined former Chic drummer Tony Thompson to form the Power Station. Their debut album eponymous album reached the Top 20 in the UK and the Top 10 in the US. But soon, Palmer left the band and restarted his solo career. He then released some of his all-time hit singles: “I Didn’t Mean to Turn You On”, “Addicted to Love” and “Simply Irresistible”,

Susan Eileen Thatcher – Awards 

This amazing singer with a gritty and soulful voice gave the world the best taste in music combining soul, jazz, rock, pop, reggae, and blues. Susan Eileen Thatcher has won several awards including the MTV Video Music Award and two Grammy Awards for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. Moreover, he was twice nominated for Best British Male Solo Artist at the Brit Award.

Relationship status

Susan Eileen Thatcher met Palmer backstage at one of his shows in Pittsburgh in late 1978. She was a backstage staff for numerous performances. The two clicked right away and started dating each other. After years of teenage romance, the couple decided to get married. Thatcher was only 19 when she tied knots with Palmer. Within a few years, the couple was blessed with their first child James Palmer born in 1978. They had their second child in 1979 and named her Jane Palmer.

For years the pair lived together but they had many ups and downs. Susan Eileen Thatcher was tired of the frequent disagreements and asked for a divorce. The couple officially separated in 1993.

Susan Eileen Thatcher then decided to stay single but Palmer met Shelly Putman and got married to her. They have a private wedding ceremony. Palmer became the father of three children Anna Palmer, Martin Palmer, and Anthony Palmer from his second marriage. However, even this marriage did not work out for Palmer. He divorced Shelly in 1978.

Death of Ex-Husband

Palmer 2003 had a heart attack and died suddenly in his hotel room in Paris. He had been in the French capital after recording a television appearance in London for Yorkshire TV, a retrospective titled My Kinda People He was only 54 when he passed away.

Susan Eileen Thatcher – Social Media

Susan Eileen Thatcher completely disappeared from the limelight after the divorce. There is no information on where she lives or what she is doing. We cannot ever find her on social media.