Who is Caitlin Phaneuf?: Facts About Vivian Campbell’s Wife

By | September 2, 2023
Who is Caitlin Phaneuf?: Facts About Vivian Campbell's Wife

Who is Caitlin Phaneuf?

Caitlin Phaneuf is famously known as the spouse of famous guitarist Vivian Campbell. The two got married on Friday, July 4, 2015. Caitlin Phaneuf was born in Massachusetts on July 6, 1979, and was from Hudson, New Hampshire, although it’s said she now lives in Los Angeles.  

The duo was initially noticed in 2010 when Campbell and Phaneuf, while he was still married to Julie Campbell at the time, attended the wedding of lead guitarist Phil Collen while acting strangely in love. But the 50-year-old Irish man didn’t seek divorce from his wife of twenty or so years until just a few months later so that he could be with Caitlin. After the divorce, he married. 

Caitlin Phaneuf is a dedicated animal lover who is always willing to assist the L.A. North Central Animal Shelter. She just wrote on Facebook that everyone donated food, snacks, used blankets, towels, time, foster, adopt, rescue, transport, etc., to their local shelter.

Caitlin Phaneuf was a crew member of Def Leppard band

Caitlin Phaneuf was listed as a Def Leppard crew member but has also worked with other bands. Among her credits are Assistant to the production manager for Def Leppard’s 2008 tour, Def Leppard ’09 – Production Coordinator, The Eagles ’09 – Production Coordinator, Dancing with the Stars Tour’ 08/2009 – Production Coordinator, and Assistant manager of the tour for The Eagles’ 10 tour.

How many children does Caitlin Phaneuf has?

Some sources say Caitlin Phaneuf is the stepmother of her new husband Vivian Campbell‘s two daughters from a marriage that lasted 25 years with Vivian’s ex-wife, Julie Campbell. The daughters’ names are not known to the public; neither is any information regarding their personal lives. The couple probably preferred to keep their lives away from showbiz for reasons only they know.

Caitlin Phaneuf’s husband is a renowned guitarist

Caitlin Phaneuf’s spouse, Guitarist Vivian Patrick Campbell, from Northern Ireland, was born on August 25, 1962. He first gained notoriety in the early 1980s as a member of Dio, and since 1992, he has been a member of Def Leppard (replacing Steve Clark following his passing). Additionally, Campbell has collaborated with Riverdogs, Shadow King, Whitesnake, Sweet Savage, Trinity, and Thin Lizzy.

Caitlin Phaneuf’s spouse, at the age of 12, picked up the guitar and used a Telecaster Thinline and Carlsbro Stingray amp. At 15, Campbell joined the NWOBHM band Teaser, which later evolved into Sweet Savage. They issued an E.P. 1981 that included “Take No Prisoners,” their debut hit, plus four BBC Radio sessions. 

Later, Metallica covered the band’s “Killing Time” as the B-side to their “The Unforgiven” single and put it on their Garage Inc. covers album. After musician Jake E. Lee was offered Randy Rhoads’ position as Ozzy Osbourne’s lead guitarist in December 1982, Campbell left Sweet Savage to join Dio in early 1983.

With his ex-wife Julie Campbell, Campbell resides in New Hampshire and has two daughters. Following their divorce, Campbell wed his longtime girlfriend Caitlin Phaneuf on July 4, 2014. He also participates in regular football games with Hollywood United F.C., a team primarily of famous people and former football players.

Campbell revealed that he had Hodgkin’s lymphoma on June 10, 2013. Although he declared in November 2013 that he was in partial remission, he later said the declaration was premature in June 2014. After receiving stem-cell therapy in the latter part of 2014, he revealed in October 2015 that he was faring significantly better thanks to immunotherapy despite the cancer still being present. He was given pembrolizumab treatment every three weeks.

Though Caitlin Phaneuf’s net worth remains undisclosed to the public, her husband, Vivian Campbell, is estimated to have a net worth of $20 million as of 2023.