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See John Wayne's Granddaughter, Who's a Country Music Singer

Best Life Logo By Lauren Gray of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: The roughest, toughest cowboy in Hollywood, John Wayne will forever be remembered for his gunslinging roles. He launched his career during the silent era of the 1920s, and ultimately went on to star in over 170 films and TV productions over the 50 years that followed. But to many, Wayne was more than a movie star—he was an American icon celebrating our nation's "frontiersman history." Long after his death in 1979, the American Film Institute named Wayne one of the greatest male stars of classic American cinema, and the actor was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom—the highest civilian honor of the United States—for his lifetime contribution to film.Today, Wayne is survived by his seven children from three marriages, as well as his many grandchildren. Among those grandchildren is Nashville-based guitarist and singer, Jennifer Wayne, who's now taking the country music world by storm! Read on to see the blonde bombshell now, and to find out how her grandfather's memory has shaped her own career in crucial moments.RELATED: See Sophia Loren's First Granddaughter, Who Just Turned 15.Read the original article on Best Life.

See John Wayne's Granddaughter, Who's a Country Music Singer

The roughest, toughest cowboy in Hollywood, John Wayne will forever be remembered for his gunslinging roles. He launched his career during the silent era of the 1920s, and ultimately went on to star in over 170 films and TV productions over the 50 years that followed. But to many, Wayne was more than a movie star—he was an American icon celebrating our nation's "frontiersman history." Long after his death in 1979, the American Film Institute named Wayne one of the greatest male stars of classic American cinema, and the actor was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom—the highest civilian honor of the United States—for his lifetime contribution to film.

Today, Wayne is survived by his seven children from three marriages, as well as his many grandchildren. Among those grandchildren is Nashville-based guitarist and singer, Jennifer Wayne, who's now taking the country music world by storm! Read on to see the blonde bombshell now, and to find out how her grandfather's memory has shaped her own career in crucial moments.

RELATED: See Sophia Loren's First Granddaughter, Who Just Turned 15.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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