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Engelbert Humperdinck’s Wife Of 55 Years Has Alzheimer’s And It Makes The Singer Cry Sometimes

Date October 24, 2019 13:02

Music legend Engelbert Humperdinck has been happily married for 55 years and counting. It was hard for the singer to reveal that his beloved wife Patricia has Alzheimer's and sometimes even fails to recognize her own husband.

Who is Engelbert Humperdinck married to?

Engelbert Humperdinck is one of the greatest singers of our generation. Though the star tries to live aside from the public eye and the spotlight, multiple fans never stop asking questions about his personal life. So, where is Engelbert Humperdinck now?

Humperdinck lived in a happy marriage with his wife of 55 years Patricia. The spouses have four wonderful children together.

In 2017, Engelbert opened up about his wife’s 10-year battle with Alzheimer's disease. Despite the sad diagnosis, the singer doesn’t stop praising his wife for her courage and incredible inner strength.

He said:

She’s doing okay now. It’s been 10 years now, it’s amazing.

“It is Ok to cry”

In one of his interviews, Engelbert Humperdinck confessed that he devotes almost all his time to his wife helping her deal with Alzheimer's.

Patricia doesn’t always recognize her own husband and their children. Engelbert spends most of his time at home by his wife’s side.

The singer said:

It’s something that has been put upon my shoulders and it’s something you’ve got to handle. I’m caring for her in the best possible way I can.

Humperdinck added that his wife’s condition often affects his performances. There were several times when he couldn’t hold back tears on stage.

Engelbert admits:

I don't think to see a big man cry is a bad thing.

Finding a healing

Despite his wife’s disease, which has changed lives of both of them, Engelbert Humperdinck still performs on stage. He explained that music works as a healing for him and Patricia.

Music is a very powerful instrument in healing. It’s helped her a lot.

Engelbert Humperdinck’s wife is a lucky woman to be married to such a great husband. When the spouses go through all ups and downs together hand in hand – that is real love! Right?

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