See 90s Girl Group Wilson Phillips Now – Better Life
You could say that the members of the vocal group Wilson Phillips have music in their DNA. The group is made up of girls from the previous generation of artists: Chynna Phillipswhose parents are John and Michelle Phillips moms and dads, and Wendy and Carnie Wilsonwhose parents are marilyn rovell by The Honeys and Beach Boy Brian Wilson. But Chynna, Cindy and Carnie made a name for themselves in pop culture, starting with their hit self-titled debut album in 1990, which produced hit singles such as “Hold On” and “You’re in Love.” Wilson Phillips has had its ups, downs, and breakups over the years, but it certainly seems like the members are still close to each other. Read on to find out what the three singers are up to today and what their band’s future looks like.
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Wilson Phillips’ second album did not sell as well as the first, leading to a breakup in 1992. A few years later, in 1995, Chynna released a solo album, Naked and sacredbut it failed to chart in the US Recording with the singer Vaughan Penn as Chynna & Vaughan, she released a Christian album in 2009.
Before forming Wilson Phillips with her childhood friends, Chynna had already done theater. She appeared in the movies A kind of wonderful, The invisible child, Caddy IIand say anything, as well as several TV movies. The same year her album came out, she played Kim MacAfee in a TV movie version of the musical. goodbye birdie and, from 2004 to 2007, she did voice acting for the children’s cartoon show, Dany Phantom. Chynna also participated in the 13th season of Dancing with the stars.
Now 54, the performer was married to the actor Guillaume Baudouin since 1995, and they have three children. She shares stories about their family life and her faith on her YouTube series, California preaching.
All of Wendy’s musical ventures have been with members of her family. After Wilson Phillips first separated, she and Carnie released a vacation album in 1993, Hey Santa!then collaborated with their previously estranged father, Brian Wilson, on the 1997 album, The Wilsons. The siblings have also joined forces over the years to record songs for compilation albums.
Outside of music, Wendy, now 52, seems to be focused on her family. She was married to the producer Daniel Knutson since 2002, and the couple share four sons. She shares the occasional update on her family on Twitter—and brands Birthdays of Wilson Phillips. She said Kelly Clarkson during a 2020 appearance on her talk show that she is developing a line of “personal care” products, although there has been no official update on what that venture will be yet.
Instead of recording solo music after Wilson Phillips broke up, Carnie, now 53, tried her hand at television. She was the host of her own daytime talk show, Carny!, but it premiered in 1995 only to be canceled in 1996. That wasn’t the end of Carnie and hosting, however. She was a entertainment tonight correspondent, semi-regular guest host on The speechand the emcee of GSN’s 2010 takeover of The young bride game, to name a few projects. She has also appeared in several reality shows, including Celebrity Fitness Club, The new celebrity apprentice, Celebrity Wife Swapand his, Carnie Wilson: unstapled. In 2017, she co-founded a baking company called Love Bites by Carnie.
As for her personal life, Carnie was married to the producer Robert Bonfiglio since 2000, and they have two daughters.
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Luckily for fans, Wilson Phillips’ breakup didn’t last long. Although all three members have their own activities, the group has met regularly over the past 20 years. In 2004, they released Californiaa cover album; Christmas in harmony followed in 2010.
The following year, Wilson Phillips had a big moment that brought them back to the forefront of pop culture. Their song “Hold On” was featured in the hit comedy Bridesmaids, and they appeared as themselves to sing it over the closing credits. In 2012, they saw the release of their album Dedicatedall covers of The Beach Boys and Mamas and the Papas songs, as well as the premiere of their TV Guide Network reality show, Wilson Phillips: always holding on. In 2020, they marked the 30th anniversary of “Hold On” by recording a new version, “Hold On Today”, and giving interviews celebrating the milestone.
It remains to be seen if another studio album is on the way, but the three women can often be found performing live and attending events together.
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