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Ted Nugent

Biography

Rock and roll guitarist known for conservative political sights. He first increased to prominence using the group The Amboy Dukes. He provides released solo strikes such as for example “Cat Nothing Fever.” He was raised in a rigorous environment with an Military sergeant father. Beyond his music, he’s famous for his vocal support from the NRA. He wedded Sandra Janowski on January 30, 1971 and, after their divorce on Dec 31, 1979, he remarried Shemane Deziel on January 21, 1989. He provides three daughters called Sasha, Chantal and Starr and two sons called Theodore and Rocco. He participated within a jam program tribute to Martin Luther Ruler Jr. with Jimi Hendrix.

Quick Facts


Full Name Ted Nugent
Date Of Birth December 13, 1948
Place Of Birth Redford, MI
Height 1.82 m
Profession Guitarist
Education St. Viator High School
Nationality American
Spouse Shemane Deziel, Sandra Janowski, Stranglehold, Cat Scratch Fever, Hey Baby
Children Rocco Nugent, Sasha Nugent, Chantal Nugent, Starr Nugent, Theodore Tobias Nugent, Stranglehold, Cat Scratch Fever, Hey Baby, Nashville, TN, United States, Merrillville, IN, United States, Hillsboro, MO, United States
Parents Marion Dorothy Nugent, Warren Henry Nugent, Stranglehold, Cat Scratch Fever, Hey Baby, Nashville, TN, United States, Merrillville, IN, United States, Hillsboro, MO, United States
Siblings Jeffrey Nugent, Kathy Nugent, John Nugent, Stranglehold, Cat Scratch Fever, Hey Baby, Nashville, TN, United States, Merrillville, IN, United States, Hillsboro, MO, United States
Star Sign Sagittarius

  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures

#Fact
1 Inducted into the Bowhunters Hall of Fame in 2006.
2 Release of his book, "Ted, White and Blue: The Nugent Manifesto". [2008]
3 Release of his cookbook, "Kill It & Grill It: A Guide to Preparing and Cooking Wild Game and Fish" by Ted and Shemane Nugent. [2002]
4 Release of his book, "God, Guns & Rock 'n' Roll". [2000]
5 His guitar solo in "Stranglehold" was recorded in one take.
6 Actor Kurt Russell was best man at his wedding to Shemane Deziel.
7 Of the seven albums he released between 1975 and 1980, five of them were certified Platinum or better.
8 He is one of a small number of individuals to have achieved US 'one-hit wonder' success twice, scoring a Top 40 hit with two different acts: "Journey to the Center of the Mind" with the Amboy Dukes, and "Cat Scratch Fever" as a solo performer.
9 Resides in Crawford, Texas.
10 His father was of Irish and German descent. His maternal grandparents were Swedish.
11 Several times, he has expressed a desire to run for governor of Michigan.
12 Grew up in the NW Detroit section called Rosedale Park. He attended Cooke School (K-8). He briefly attended Redford High School before his family moved to Ilinois circa 1964. His first band was in Detroit (The Lourds).
13 Is a staunch supporter of the U.S. Republican party.
14 In the That '70s Show (1998) episode, "Backstage Pass," he is playing a Gibson Byrdland designed by legendary Nashville guitarists Hank Garland and Billy Byrd.
15 Plays a Gibson Byrdland guitar that was designed by famous guitarist Hank Garland and Billy Byrd.
16 Attempted to buy the background-music company Muzak so he could shut it down; his offer was rejected. [1989]
17 Once offered to build a football stadium for St. Viator High School, however, the school administration turned down his offer due to his political views.
18 Graduated from St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
19 Life Member Of: National Rifle Association (NRA), Michigan Bow Hunter, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Second Amendmant Foundation, Gun Owners of America, Gun Owners of California, Director Law Enforcement Alliance of America, New York City Benevolent Policemen's Association, National Wildlife Federation, Ducks Unlimited, North American Hunting Club (NAHC), Michigan United Conservation Club, Michigan Big Game Hunters Club, Hangun Hunters International, Michigan Sheriff's Assocciation, National Trappers Association, National Legislative Fund of America, Mississippi Bowhunters, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Spokesman, Outdoors Writes Association of America, Coalition of Michigans Hunters, National Field Archers Association (NFAA), Wild Turkey Federation, Pheasants Forever, Director Canadian Outdoor Harritage Alliance (COHA), Putting People FIrst, South Dakota Archery Association, Maryland Bowhunters Society, Arizona Bowhunters Society, United Bowhunters of Connecticut, Massachusetts Bowhunting Association, Untied Bowhuners of Pennsyvania, Ohio Society of Traditional Archers (OSTA), South Carolina Bowhunters, and Vice President: American Shooting Sports Council, Director: Michigan Bowhunting Confrence.
20 Regular columnist and contributor to more than 32 publications.
21 Rock n' Rolls approximately 6 months per year, hunts 6 months per year.
22 Professional Staff Advisor for Browning Arms, GameTracker, Mossy Oak, LaCrosse.
23 Huron School District Student Youth Counselor.
24 Honered in the Congressional Record by Congressman Jim Barcia, 1993.
25 Certified Hunter Saftey instructor and International Bowhunter Education Foundation instructor.
26 Keynote speaker for 1995 Governers Symposium on North American Hunt Herritage, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
27 Inducted into the Native American Strongheart Society by the Lakota, Sioux, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapahoe Tribes.
28 Nominee, Outstanding American Hanguner Award.
29 Nominee, Humgun Hunters Hall of Fame.
30 Michigan County Sherrif Deputy 1978- present.
31 Board of Directors, Lyme Alliance.
32 Appointee, Michigan State Park Foundation.
33 Michigan's Hunting and Fishing Heritage Task Force.
34 Named Archery Commissioner by Governer John Engler for the Great Lakes State Games.
35 Keynote Speaker for Native American Fish and Wildlife Society Confrence, Anchorage, Alaska, 1995.
36 Named Man of the Year by Michigan Recreation and Parks Association.
37 Appointed to the Michigan Year of the Family Council by Governer John Engler.
38 Guest speaker at International Law Enforcement Convention by invitation of FBI William Webster, Ed Meese and President Ronald Reagan.
39 Official rock n' roll, hunting, conservation representative for the 'Rush Limbaugh' EIB Radio and Television Network.
40 Spokesman for the National Field Archers Association, Mothers Agaist Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.), Students Against Drunk Driving (S.A.D.D.), Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) law enforcement program.
41 Appointed to Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association, 1995-
42 Created highly successful tele-conferencing program to school systems across the country.
43 Agressive campaign on lecture circut promoting idividualism through outdoor sports and conservation to the youth of America.
44 Outspoken pro-hunting media crusade, conducting 5-10 prime media every week, impacting millions everyday.
45 Recipient of numerous commendations from state police, sheriff departments, FBI, DEA, U.S. Army, and police agencies nationwide.
46 Very outspoken against the use of drugs and alcohol throughout most of his career, although he admitted in a 1977 High Times interview to have taken a line of Crystal Meth.
47 Named Michigan Conservationist of the Year 1999.
48 Named Father of the year, at children's school.
49 Honored on the floor of the U.S. senate, 1994.
50 Creator of the Nugent Blade Broadhead by Magnus Archery, Ted Nugent BloodBrother Bow, and signature line of hunting gear.
51 Creator and Host of the Ted Nugent Commando radio show for 10 years, Detroit, Michigan.
52 Host of the #1 rated Ted Nugent Morning Show, WWBR, Detroit.
53 Performing professionally since 1958, non-stop yearly touring since 1967, averaging more than 300 shows per year '67-73, 200 per year '74-80, 150 '81-89, 127 concerts in 1990, 162 concerts in 1991, 150 concerts in 1993, 180 in 1994, 166 in 1995, 81 in 1996, Summer Blitz in '97-98, Rock Never Stops '99, #1 tour in the world KISS 2K.
54 Formed Damn Yankees (Ted Nugent, Tommy Shaw (STYX), Jack Blades (Night Ranger) and Micheal Cartellone) in 1989; sold 5 million albums.
55 #1 grossing tour act; 1977, 1978, and 1979.
56 Recorded 31 albums 1967-2001.
57 Began bowhunting in 1953 and guitar in 1956.
58 Creator and Producer of Award winning Ted Nugents Spirit of the Wild PBS video series, raising in excess of $3,000,000 for PBS affilliates nationwide.
59 Editor/Publisher of Ted Nugent ADVENTURE OUTDOORS magazine
60 President: Ted Nugent United Sportsman of America, Founder: Ted Nugent Kamp For Kids, Ted Nugent Bowhunting School
61 Founder of Sunrize Safari booking, guiding, outfitting adventures.
62 Has five children, Starr, Sasha, Rocco, Toby, and Ted (Mann).
63 Has recorded 29 albums which have sold over 30 million copies.
64 Member of the National Rifle Association.
65 Started a hunting group, 'Ted Nugent United Sportsmen of America'.
66 Had threats made on the lives of his children from radical environmentalists because he hunts.
67 He is a rock singer with the band Damn Yankees.
68 First wife killed, 1982, in a car accident while driving drunk.
69 Lead guitarist with the Amboy Dukes.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ash vs Evil Dead TV Series writer - 3 episodes, 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2015
Battlefield Hardline 2015 Video Game performer: "Stranglegold" / writer: "Stranglegold"
Mike & Mike TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015 writer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2015
Dampfnudelblues 2013 performer: "Cat Scratch Fever" / writer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
The Heat 2013/I performer: "Stranglehold" / writer: "Stranglehold"
Pain & Gain 2013 performer: "Stranglehold" / writer: "Stranglehold"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Simpsons TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Metal Evolution TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Machine Gun Preacher 2011 performer: "Together"
Breaking Bad 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lemmy 2010 Documentary writer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
House M.D. TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy 2009 TV Special documentary performer: "Cat Scratch Fever" / writer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
Cold Case 2009 TV Series 1 episode
Guitar Hero World Tour 2008 Video Game performer: "Stranglehold" / writer: "Stranglehold"
Nip/Tuck TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Superbad 2007 performer: "Stranglehold", "Journey To The Center Of Your Mind", "Baby Please Don't Go" / writer: "Stranglehold", "Journey To The Center Of Your Mind"
Supernatural TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
Entourage 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Invincible 2006 performer: "Stranglehold" / writer: "Stranglehold"
Prey 2006 Video Game performer: "Cat Scratch Fever" / writer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties 2006 writer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
Veronica Mars TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
My Name Is Earl TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories 2006 Video Game performer: "Stranglehold" / writer: "Stranglehold"
American Dad! TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Bad News Bears 2005 performer: "Stranglehold" / writer: "Stranglehold"
Lords of Dogtown 2005 performer: "Cat Scratch Fever", "Motor City Madhouse" / writer: "Cat Scratch Fever", "Motor City Madhouse"
Wonderland 2003 performer: "Stranglehold" 1975 / writer: "Stranglehold" 1975
Fastlane 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Highway 2002/I writer: "Stranglehold"
Run Ronnie Run 2002 performer: "Free for All" / writer: "Free for All"
Rock Star 2001 performer: "Stranglehold" / writer: "Stranglehold"
Six Feet Under 2001 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Say It Isn't So 2001 performer: "Free-For-All" / writer: "Free-For-All"
Dogtown and Z-Boys 2001 Documentary performer: "Cat Scratch Fever", "Motor City Madhouse", "Wang Dang Sweet Poontang" / writer: "Cat Scratch Fever", "Motor City Madhouse", "Wang Dang Sweet Poontang"
Freaks and Geeks TV Series writer - 3 episodes, 1999 - 2000 performer - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2000
Detroit Rock City 1999 writer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
Edtv 1999 performer: "Cat Scratch Fever" / writer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
Private Parts 1997 performer: "Cat Scratch Fever" / writer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
American Strays 1996 performer: "Stranglehold" / writer: "Stranglehold"
Beavis and Butt-Head 1996 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Life 101 1995 Video writer: "Journey to the Center of the Mind"
The Stöned Age 1994 performer: "Cat Scratch Fever" / writer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
Everything Went Wrong 1994 Short writer: "Bonestripper"
Dazed and Confused 1993 performer: "Stranglehold", "Hey Baby" / writer: "Stranglehold"
Nowhere to Run 1993 writer: "SILENCE IS BROKEN"
Mystery Science Theater 3000 1992 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Taking of Beverly Hills 1991 writer: "Rock City"
Nothing But Trouble 1991 writer: "Bonestripper"
Headbangers Ball 1990 TV Series performer: "Cat Scratch Fever" / writer: "Cat Scratch Fever"
Gremlins 2: The New Batch 1990 writer: "Damn Yankees"
State Park 1988 performer: "Love Is Like A Chainsaw", "Asleep At The Wheel"
Johnny Be Good 1988 performer: "Skintight" / writer: "Skintight"
Miami Vice TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1986 writer - 2 episodes, 1986
Nomads 1986 lyrics: "Strangers", "Nomads", "Dancing Mary" / music: "Strangers", "Nomads", "Dancing Mary"
WKRP in Cincinnati TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 1978 - 1982 writer - 3 episodes, 1978 - 1982
On the Air Live with Captain Midnight 1979 arranger: "Cat Scratch Fever", "Wang Dang, Sweet Poon Tang", "Sweet Sally" / performer: "Cat Scratch Fever", "Wang Dang, Sweet Poon Tang", "Sweet Sally" / writer: "Cat Scratch Fever", "Wang Dang, Sweet Poon Tang", "Sweet Sally"
Ochéntame... otra vez 2016 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Legends of Tomorrow TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Glasspack vs Blackstone 2013 Ted Nugent
Ted Nugent Live! I Still Believe 2011 TV Movie
Poker Night 2011/II Short G. Shepard
Beer for My Horses 2008 Skunk
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2007 TV Series Musical Guest
Undeclared 2001 TV Series Ted Nugent
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child 1989 Hot Seat Band Member
Tapeheads 1988 Rock Star
Miami Vice 1986 TV Series Charlie Basset
Nomads 1986

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ted Nugent: Spirit of the Wild 2014-2016 TV Series Himself
The Richy Show 2016 TV Series short Himself
Ochéntame... otra vez 2016 TV Series documentary Himself
Shadow Nation 2015 Documentary
Rock Icons 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
The Joe Show 2014/I Documentary Himself
That Metal Show 2014 TV Series Himself
Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire 2013 Documentary Himself
Ted Nugent's Gun Country 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Soup 2012 TV Series Himself
Texxas Jam '78 2012 Documentary Himself
The Playboy Morning Show 2012 TV Series Himself
Piers Morgan Tonight 2012 TV Series Himself
The Simpsons 2007-2012 TV Series Himself
Full Throttle Saloon 2011 TV Series Himself
Metal Evolution 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
SXSW Flashback 2011 2011 TV Movie Himself
Go There Once, Be There Twice 2010 Video Himself
CMT Insider 2010 TV Series Himself
Hannity 2010 TV Series Himself
Running Wild 2009 TV Series
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs 2008 TV Movie Himself
Criss Angel Mindfreak 2008 TV Series
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
CMT Making Of: Beer for My Horses 2008 TV Movie Himself
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue 2008 TV Series Himself
Ted Nugent: Sweden Rocks 2008 Video Himself
Ted Nugent: Motor City Mayhem - The 6000th Show 2008 Video Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Texas Monthly Talks 2007 TV Series Himself
Supergroup 2006 TV Series Himself
Super Bowl XL Pre-Game Show 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
Wanted: Ted or Alive 2005 TV Series Himself - Host
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch 2005 TV Series Himself
The New American Sportsman 2005 TV Series Himself
Rockin' the Corps: An American Thank You 2005 Documentary Himself
Surviving Nugent 2 2004 TV Series Himself - Host
Aqua Teen Hunger Force 2004 TV Series Himself
Sebastian Bach: Forever Wild 2004 Video documentary Himself
The Greatest 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Surviving Nugent 2003 TV Movie Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2000-2003 TV Series Himself
Circle of Honor 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2002 TV Series Himself
Undeclared 2002 TV Series Himself
Howard Stern 2000-2001 TV Series Himself
That '70s Show 2001 TV Series Himself
Mr. Smithereen Goes to Washington 2001 Documentary Himself
100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock 2000 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
The Greatest Millennium 1999 TV Special Himself
Behind the Music 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Private Parts 1997 Himself
VH1 Presents the 70's 1996 TV Mini-Series Himself
Ted Nugent: Master Session 1995 Video Himself
The Jon Stewart Show 1995 TV Series Himself
Day 51: The True Story of Waco 1995 Documentary Himself
Uprising 1992 Video Himself
Newton's Apple 1991 TV Series Himself
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 8 1990 Video documentary Himself - Damn Yankees
Unplugged 1990 TV Series documentary Himself
State Park 1988 Himself
Late Night with David Letterman 1982-1987 TV Series Himself
Today 1986 TV Series Himself
The War to Settle the Score 1985 TV Movie Himself
Salute! 1983 TV Series Himself
The 24th Annual Grammy Awards 1982 TV Special Himself
Tomorrow Coast to Coast 1981 TV Series Himself
The 8th Annual American Music Awards 1981 TV Special Himself
Fridays 1980 TV Series Himself
The Midnight Special 1980 TV Series Himself
The 22nd Annual Grammy Awards 1980 TV Special Himself
Demon Lover Diary 1980 Documentary Himself
California Jam 2 1978 TV Special Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Drunken Peasants 2014 TV Series Himself
Crossfire 2014 TV Series Himself
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness 2011 TV Series documentary Hot Seat Band Member
I Love the '70s: Volume 2 2006 TV Series Himself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Rachel's Attic 2002 Himself
Miami Vice 1988 TV Series Charlie Basset

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Original Song Johnny Be Good (1988)


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#Quote
1 [on Wayne LaPierre of the National Rife Association] In the embarrassing culture war of politically correct denial that runs amok today, there is an American warrior, a common man who who represents common sense and self-evident truth, and he is Wayne LaPierre. On behalf of the millions of Americans who still believe in God-given, constitutionally guaranteed individual rights, Wayne stands firm against the insidious tsunami of dangerous anticonstitutional furor that would further infringe on our sacred Second Amendment. Wayne is a sledgehammer for truth, logic and freedom. He is cut from the same cloth as our forefathers who stood on the Concord bridge and risked all to give birth to a truly free, independent America. Wayne's voice is the modern shot heard round the world.
2 I don't pay to have my dirty work done for me. I do it myself.
3 I think you should ride the line between fatigue and chaos. The chaos keeps the energy level and spontaneity maximized, while fatigue is just over the edge, and you should try to avoid it.
4 My confidence level is insane. If there is one thing I am, it's always right. I consider myself a true liberal. I am armed in order to stop good people being destroyed by bad people. Liberalism is assisting quality of life, whatever you may choose. I think that homosexuality is wrong. I think that people who drink, smoke and take drugs are doing wrong. But I'll tell you how I judge people. The people that ran up those burning towers on September 11 were my heroes. And among those warriors who ran back to save their fellow human beings, you know what there were? Homosexuals. Smokers. Drinkers. People I wouldn't agree with on numerous conduct levels. I judge people on this: are they in the asset column, or the liability column?
5 I say that I want the rape victim to shoot the rapist. All good people want rape to stop.
6 [on deer] They're only interested in three things: the best place to eat, having sex and how quickly they can run away. Much like the French.
7 I visited Saddam Hussein's master war room. It was a glorious moment. It looked like something out of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). I saw his gold toilet. I shit in his bidet.
8 [on Iraq] Our failure has been not to Nagasaki them.
9 [on Muzak] It's an evil force in today's society, causing people to lapse into uncontrollable fits of blandness. It's been responsible for ruining some of the best minds of our generation.
10 Basically, I'm just an erector set looking for some volts.
11 You've got to kill it, before you grill it

#Trademark
1 Cowboy Hat
2 Soul Patch
3 Outspoken and unabashed about His Beliefs
4 Performing shirtless
5 Gibson Guitars
6 Rock n' Roll Ponytail

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